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What people say about me:

  • Warm personality

  • Vivid appearance

  • Pleasant, calming voice

  • Open minded and light-hearted

  • Creative with words and symbols

  • Meticulous, with an eye for detail 


What I love:

I love stories. All sorts of stories, expecially love stories of course, but also stories that take us on a journey along life's winding roads, with all the unforeseen twists, the joyful adventures and the inevitable challenges that are part of it.


My childhood dream was to become a journalist and a writer and I'm really happy I could make that dream

come true. I have worked for national broadcasting services, for newspapers and magazines.

Around the age of 30 I got intrigued by the power of symbols, rituals and the path of inner growth,

discovering psychotherapy, meditation and yoga. I published several books about these themes and currently have several ebooks on offer.  I also offer webinars and online courses.

In 2007 I graduated as an integrative psychotherapist and in 2011 as a Vinyasa Flow Yoga Teacher.

In New Zealand I graduated as a celebrant at the Auckland Celebrant School and I got registered as a Marriage Celebrant
in 2013.


I'm also very fond of dancing. I dance salsa, Argentine tango, African dance and freestyle, conscious dance.

I have been a party deejay for 20 years, nowadays I mainly deejay at Ecstatic Dance Events and I regularly brighten up our local market with joyful world beats & grooves. And, once in a while, I still throw a good home party in the mix… 


What are my professional assets?

  • Trained at the NZ Celebrant School, Auckland

  • Member of the Celebrants Associaton of New Zealand CANZ

  • Highly skilled writer and presenter

  • Author of several books on ceremonies and  the healing power of ritual

  • Trained and graduated as an integrative psychotherapist  

  • Familiar with joy and grief

  • Language options: English, Dutch, German, French and Spanish



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