“It’s important that we share our experiences with other people. Your story will heal you and your story will heal somebody else. When you tell your story, you free yourself and give other people permission to acknowledge their own story.”

— Iyanla Vanzant

You can listen to my Story and the stories of others On the unqualified Therapists Podcast

“Be brave enough to heal yourself even when it hurts.

Most of your strength lies in your scars.” ~ Bianca Sparacino

What is this place? I believe that sharing our stories authentically and without a filter, heals.  It heals myself.  It heals others. It gives people permission and holds space for them to be real. This site is place where I will continue to tell my story.  To share stories from the past, to share stories of the new life ahead, and to share stories without the bull sh*t filter. Mental illness, widowhood, grief, a suicide survivor, and breaking stigma is lonely.  Let's be real: being a parent, teaching children, and maintaining real relationships, that is all hard and lonely shit too.  So, I share. You can read all about it on my Blog and Instagram pages.

Listen to my podcast that I co-host with the amazing Sarah Simone.

I hope you will join me on my journey, but mostly I hope by sharing the realities of mental illness, suicide, grief, and all of the ugly pieces in between that someone, somewhere, feels less alone.

Along with sharing my story here, I share my passions.  They are ever changing as I continue to grow, heal, and evolve. Currently, I am teaching Buti Yoga weekly virtually and in person on those very special occasions. When I find things that help me move through life with a little more ease, I have to share.

I would love for you to join me. Check out the links below to learn more. 

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Sweat with Intention

Buti Yoga with Amy

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get the latest dates and times for my class.

Buti, in Indian Marathi, means "the cure to something hidden or kept secret". This practice is a high-intensity fusion of yoga, tribal dance, and plyometrics. Classes combine cardio, strength training and flexibility in one seamless format. 

I have been offering Zoom Buti Yoga classes one to two times a week.   

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THE UNQUALIFIED THERAPISTS INC.

Check us out on your favorite place to listen to podcasts.

Trauma Queens lighting up the dark corners of life. We’re breaking the stigma around talking about the things that are usually hush hush. Get knowledge, solidarity, and tools to move forward through your (or your loved ones) mental health struggles. While things can get kind of heavy, we are sure to add some lighthearted f*ckery because who can’t use a laugh nowadays?

Want more? Check out our bonus episodes, online digital content, yoga classes, guided meditation, and loads of other goodness on Patreon.

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"THE POWER OF STORYTELLING IS EXACTLY THIS: TO BRIDGE THE GAPS WHERE EVERYTHING ELSE HAS CRUMBLED." PAULO COELHO

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