Is an author and founder of ILERA who serves as a psychotherapist, Interfaith minister, Orisa-Ifa priestess and professional development trainer focusing on spirituality, sexuality, sexual abuse prevention, healing and wellness.
Increasing Awareness. Changing Lives.
"To support healing and affirm the authentic sacredness of human beings to be seen
and valued as a whole."
"DeShannon Bowens is an exceptionally skilled and sensitive facilitator and educator on issues of sexual abuse, sexuality, vicarious trauma & wellness. ILERA workshops make a real difference for people working on the front lines of trauma and abuse."
Rev. Sally N. MacNichol, PhD
Co-Executive Director, CONNECT
COUNSELING & COACHING
Spiritual counseling &/or coaching is available for individuals, couples and groups over the age of 18. All sessions take place on-line. A free consultation is needed to determine if the clients' needs can be met.
Customized training is available focused on vicarious trauma & wellness, self-care, the impact of racial justice work on activists, and how the intersection of sexuality & sexual abuse is crucial in preventing ongoing cycle abuse.
DeShannon delivers customized presentations highlighting the work of her book Hush Hush as well as encouraging messages about healing, freedom and wellness for conferences, agencies, colleges and universities.