All the different faces of me. And we each have many facets to who we are. When we can hold all of our parts of self, we can come into a more whole sense of our self and begin to create a life that is congruent with who we are and the values we hold.
My name is Heather Mackay. I live in Edmonton, Alberta. I am a Registered Clinical Social Worker, a therapist and a human always in the process of being or becoming.
I have always sought the answers to the bigger universal questions. I always felt like I was searching for a truth about the nature of the way things are and our place as humans. I spent time looking for that truth-- in school, relationships, religion, philosophy and travel.
In 2006 I went through my own personal exploration of self that led me to a deeper understanding of who I am and what I want my life to be.
I have never been one to accept a truth on faith alone. I like answers that are real. Having my own experiences that led to my own answers allowed for a depth of understanding that can never be had from listening to others or reading a book no matter how wise the talker or the writer.
What I know now is:
Of course, what you may want to know in reading this is something about my external life and not just my reflective one. Let me tell you.
I went to school for a long time. I have a
I've been partnered for 24+ years and I'm mothering three teenage daughters. I helped raise a step-son, now an adult with two sons of his own. I love being near my family-- even when they drive me crazy.
I truly enjoy people and sharing the journey of growing and changing as a human being and spiritual being. It is my lived experience that allows me to support others now in working through trauma, healing and growing into the person they want living a life of their creation- without shame or apology.