Jamie starts every day sipping a cup of tea and reminding herself that she is alive and loved and not alone. Throughout her life, she has maintained a passion for celebrating life and supporting others, specifically families, to experience joy-filled lives. She has cultivated this passion into a profession as a licensed professional counselor, registered art therapist and certified birth doula. She has focused her professional pursuits on educating, advocating for and empowering people to achieve their fullest potential. Her art-making reflects these themes. She is active in local and international social justice efforts that promote life’s integrity and value.