according to plan.

“My labor and delivery went according to plan. Yet I was suffering deeply and felt traumatized from birth. What was wrong with me? The session with Barrie truly gave me a transformative shift in perspective.”

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I am so glad I did

“I am so glad I did birth story listening. It was a positive, healing experience. I felt like she facilitated the healing process in a compassionate and sensitive way.”

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As a doula and a childbirth educator

“As a doula and a childbirth educator myself, I trusted Barrie to provide Birth Story Listening for my husband after my own birth. He felt safe to share his story, and found her skillful, compassionate listening to be very helpful in his healing process.”

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healing in two

“I experienced such healing in two sessions, compared with other types of therapies that can take weeks and months to see progress. She was highly skilled in guiding my heart towards acceptance and understanding and healing in a short amount of time, yet it was not rushed in any way.”

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difficulty memory

“I no longer hold onto the difficulty memories. Instead, I have more clarity and a deeper love of myself and my baby through my birth experience. She helped me get to that place when I couldn’t get there alone, and I highly recommend a session to anyone who feels stuck or troubled when they consider…

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two Birth Story Listening

“I met with Barrie for two Birth Story Listening sessions, one to address the emotional difficulty I had with my birth experience, and another for my postpartum time. I love that her expertise is in birth trauma, and her method is very effective and efficient in her sessions.”

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held and respected

“I felt so held and respected as I shared the intimacies and defining moments of my birth story. The way she listened and asked questions to help me deepen into my own meaning making and unpacking was healing.”

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intuitive

“Amity is a skilled, intuitive, warm and bright presence. I am so grateful we were able to spend an afternoon together! She made me feel at home in a very new life as mom.”

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majority of our time

“For the majority of our time together, I shared my birth story. Not the image managed, recited version I tell those who inquire. I shared how I felt during labor, the images and memories that have both transformed and haunted me.”

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breadth of experience

“Her breadth of experience working with new parents and attending births is embodied in a way that allows for your unique story and experience to be heard, seen, respected and affirmed. There was no right or wrong way to be in her presence, and no judgement of how your baby entered the world.”

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