Wild and Precious Days is a “hub” of family services offered by Kate Causbie, based in Redmond, Washington. With a diverse multi-disciplinary background, Kate is a skilled mindfulness educator, family movement/yoga instructor, and birth doula (CD-PALS)

  

Education
Wittenberg University (Springfield, Ohio)
Bachelor of Arts – May 2014

Yoga Loft Dayton (Fairborn, Ohio)
200hr Teacher Training – May 2015

The Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations at Bastyr University (Seattle, Washington)
DONA International Birth Doula Training – March 2016

Continuing Education
BIRTH DOULA
– Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders and the Postpartum Doula (Mia Edidin, LICSW) – 2017
– Spinning Babies (Tammy Ryan) – 2017
– Breastfeeding Resources, Support, and Advocacy for Doulas (Carrie Kenner, CD-DONA) – 2017
– Journey Through the Pelvis (Carrie Kenner, CD-DONA) – 2017
– Open Arms Perinatal Services Birth Doula Training – 2016

PEDAGOGY
– Montessori Assistant Teacher Training (MEIPN – Montessori Education Institute of the PNW) – 2016
– Journey of Young Women “Mentoring Girls” (Katharine Krueger) – 2015/2016

PSYCHOLOGY
– Trauma Informed Yoga (Yoga Behind Bars) – 2017
– School Mindfulness Curriculum Training (Mindful Schools) – 2013/2014
– Restorative Practices in Schools (International Institute for Restorative Practices) – 2014
– Restorative Justice Facilitator Training (International Institute for Restorative Practices) – 2012

EQUINE
– EQUUSOMA Basics Intensive (Almonte, Ontario) – July 2019
– A Horse is a Horse – Of Course? International Symposium for Equine Welfare in Equine Assisted Activities (Scranton, Pennsylvania) – April 2019
– A Horse is a Horse – Of Course? International Symposium for Equine Welfare in Equine Assisted Activities (Torna Hallestad, Sweden) – August 2018
– Jana Steffen – Dressage Lessons (Seattle, Washington) – 2007 – 2010, 2018 – Present
– Equus Gestaltung (Estang, France) – Summer 2012
– Mediterranean Horsemanship (Sicily, Italy) – July 2011
– Equestrian’s Institute (Bellevue, Washington) Dressage Grant Recipient – November 2009
– Terry Church – Natural Sporthorse Clinics (Seattle, Washington) – 2007 – 2008

Writing and Publications
Kindara – Menstrual Cycle Charting and Health Web Content

DONA International – Countertransference: Offering Doula Support Free of Emotional Entanglement

Spectrum, Wittenberg University’s Nonfiction Journal – The Role of Pro-social Moral Capacities in the Age of Globalization, April 2014

Project Intersect Zine (digital) – Parallel Transgressions: Women/Animal Oppression Intersections in Equine-Assisted Therapies, September 2014                

 

Presentations

A Horse is a Horse – Of Course? International Symposium for Equine Welfare in Equine Assisted Activities (Scranton, Pennsylvania) – Speaker: Intertwined Wellness: An Ethic of Equine Assisted Therapies Through Ecopsychology, April 2019

Wright State University: Race, Gender, Class, and Sexuality Symposium
 (Dayton, Ohio) – Co-authored paper presentation with Nancy McHugh, PhD: Critical Spaces for Social and Epistemic Justice, February 2014                    

Association for Women in Psychology National Conference
 (Columbus, Ohio) – Poster Presentation: Ecologically Informed Equine Assisted Therapy, March 2014

Southern Connecticut State University Women’s Studies Department Conference – Ecology, Spirituality, Sustainability: Feminist and Indigenous Interventions (New Haven, Connecticut) – Accepted Paper Presentation: Integrating Equine Assisted Therapies with Ecopsychology, April 2014

First Annual Ohio Hunger Dialogues – Paneled Workshop Presentation Initiating Hunger Advocacy in Our Communities, September 2014 

 

Volunteer Experience
Tumalinen Anthroposophical Group Home – Volunteer www.turmalinen.net (Umea, Sweden), July – August 2013


Languages
Italian – ACTFL Tested Intermediate – Mid (Spoken)
French – Intermediate (Spoken)