Interface Host: Barry Erdman, LCSW
Soltahr Tiv-Amanda (formerly known as Gail Sanford) holds an MA degree in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology from the Naropa Institute. She is an LPC in private therapeutic practice and group facilitator. Currently she provides individual and group supervision to therapists who wish to focus on intercultural work. She also offers mentoring and consultation for Mental Health professionals, educators and employers in improving their cross cultural skills. Soltahr received her training as a faculty at Naropa University as well as the Multicultural Counseling Center at CU Boulder. She has been a guest speaker on many occasions on the variety of ways to bring compassion to our work. She has published a journal article in the Journal of Counseling and Development in 1999entitled “Compassionate Curiosity”. Her Certifications include: Reiki Master, Mindfulness Instructor and Healing Woman in the Hopi tradition.
She is one of the featured healers in a book released in 2001 by Carol Kronwitter entitled: Women of Grace--Women Healers and Healing Practices from D&S Publications.
"Crash" and the Self Indulgence of White America