Janeen Singer, MSW
Emerging from piles of fabric, sea sponges, and thread, I am eager to open my door to offer mentorships, sessions, and classes. My professional training before starting Holy Sponge was in the therapeutic world, and I’ve always known I would return to working with people more directly. My foundations in counseling are now infused with medicinal plants, flowers, dreamwork, embodiment, astrology, tarot, and trainings with Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Starhawk, Mandala Center for Change, and other non-traditional change-makers & teachers. My experience as a trauma therapist showed me firsthand how the dominant western medical system keeps people ill and often only treats symptoms rather than the underlying causes.
I am interested in supporting folks on paths toward deep healing, transformation, and liberation from oppression in every form.
Core elements of my offerings include: creativity as essential for life of the soul, working (and playing) with dreams, recovering intuition and instinct, connection with our earth, identifying and communicating needs and boundaries, plant-medicine, and self-care. I believe that everyone has their own unique answers to the struggles they face- Sometimes we just need to be witnessed or heard in the process of accessing our own deep wisdom and solutions.
I also am available to meet with/mentor people who are seeking to cultivate small/radical/alternative businesses rooted in a commitment to social and environmental justice.
M E N T O R S H I P S
I offer customizable mentorships in person or via phone/online. Write to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to schedule with me.
I N D I V I D U A L S E S S I O N S
60 minute sessions for personal counsel, dream exploration, creativity consulting, or general support. We can integrate tarot, breathwork, embodiment, dream enactment, and plant medicine during sessions as needed. Contact me at email@example.com to schedule.
LANGUAGE OF D R E A M I N G
In this monthly group that meets in Nevada City, CA, we explore symbols and themes showing up in our dreams individually and collectively. This group is for any womxn or queer person who is seeking to develop a deeper relationship with their dream-life, even if you don't have one at all! No experience or prior knowledge necessary- simply show up with a willingness to listen to your body and the language of your dreams. Space is limited to 12 & we are currently full. To be placed on the wait-list, email firstname.lastname@example.org
W O R K S H O P S
Bring me to your community, school, group, or college. Topics I teach on include:
DIY Mxnstrual Care: Learn to sew your own cloth pads and talk about Blood Collection, includes a mini-zine
DIY Home and Body Skincare: Learn to make deodorant, natural home cleaning supplies, salves and more
Language of Dreaming: Explore dreamwork/play using archetypal ways to listen to self and others in understanding a big dream~ Includes plant support, effective and simple tools, and meditation
Politics of Mxnstruation: Dive into the history of the “femme-care”/mxnstruation industry, the history of TSS, the truth about the undisclosed ingredients in commercial tampons, and how big business squashed sponges in the 1980’s
One hour session Sliding Scale $90-$175
Three low income slots are available each month at $65/hour. If you are unable to pay at the low income level, please contact me and we can talk about options. It’s important to me that this kind of work is available and accessible to anyone who needs it.
Contact me for workshop information/rates: email@example.com or use the contact form