From Asheville, NC, L. Leigh Love is a Certified Intuitive Counselor and Certified Life Coach offering unique services of Creativity Coaching and Angel Reading with Energy Healing Session. She is an accomplished Reiki Master Teacher and Advanced Pranic Healer. She completed the Mind-Body Medicine professional training program through The Center for Mind-Body Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School. Leigh holds a non-denominational ordination. She also has a master’s Physician Assistant medical degree. She uses her intuitive skills in animal communication and offers Pet Honoring sessions. As well, she draws on 20 years of training in Psychology, Spiritual Studies and the Intuitive and Healing Arts. She has a passion for helping clients heal and live their best lives.
I want to live the best and highest life I can… and help as many as possible do the same.
Like many of us, I had a lot of early tragic and tough conditions. I have spent a lifetime learning to over come obstacles, heal and transform. I am passionate about continuing to learn and grow and to share. I have studied a lot and offer a variety of service, but they all can be simplified into answering one of three questions.
My life’s work is to help answer:
1) How can we best heal?
2) How can we express our divine self?
3) How can we be good Earth stewards?
All of my work addresses an aspect of each of these questions. Sometimes they overlap.
I am here to be a bridge, a connection for us back to spirit, nature and the divine.
How can we best heal?
Healing is sacred. We all, without exception, need this at some point and need help from another in doing so. It can be a very vulnerable time. I respect this space and feel very honored and privileged to be able to assist someone on their path of health and healing.
I have been engaged in spiritual studies and exploration for more than 20 years and enjoy sharing with others. I have traditional medical training and practiced as a physician assistant for many years. Fascinated by energy healing, and a deep desire to understand and explore the aspects of healing, I left traditional practice to pursue these studies.
I am trained in traditional and ancient forms of Reiki, Shiki Ryoho and Sekhem/Seichim. I began study Reiki in 2007 and have been a Reiki Master since 2011, which includes level 7 Reiki Master Teacher certification. I continued studying other forms of energy healing such as Healing Touch, Tellington T touch, Shamanic healing and Pranic healing. I became an Advanced Pranic Healer in 2012 through Master Choa Koki Sui, Institute of Inner Studies.. I offer private Energy Healing sessions in person and through distance sessions. My distances sessions are conducted in real time with client and enhanced through special techniques which I have developed.
Working with Spiritual Masters, I developed a system which adds an additional element of divine energy, called Bridge-of-Light Reiki. This is unique to my work. This enhances the effects of energy work, meditations and sessions.
I lead regular guided meditations at my studio which have themes such as Healing and Receiving Love, Clearing/Cleansing, Thankfulness and Gratitude, etc. I believe we need more activities and venues out there where we can access this space so, this is me ‘walking my talk’ so to speak. Plus, I just love doing them. I also teach a class on learning the basics of Energy Medicine for self healing. This is not a certification class, but for the everyday person to learn for themselves and others.
I have a special interest in death and grief healing and have done a lot of work understanding the components to the energetic withdrawal that happens when a soul departs our life in the physical as well as the emotional components of the later and latent stages of grief. Our emotional body goes through a withdrawal when a loved one leaves the physical. Energy work can assist in helping heal this. This is can be for person or pet (love is love, after all.)
There is also an energetic component to when the soul leaves a body returning back to the spirit world. Energy sessions can help assist and sooth this process. The ‘healing’ here is not ‘curing’, but rather healing the emotional and spiritual bodies so the transition is smoother. Bringing in Reiki to a hospice room helps the soul feel better and often helps surrounding loved ones. It is divinely special and I love assisting in this manner.
A gift for you, for reading this far, is that I will share with you a special reflection from when I was doing an Energy transition session for an elderly man with brain cancer. As I was assisting with the connection of this soul back home, he showed me a glimpse of the glorious light and he gently said, in awe, “It’s so beautiful over here’. I can still ‘see’ it and feel it. I hope you can, too.
I am also hoping to publish soon, A Pet Loss Comfort Book; a grief healing toolbox: A guide for healing grief, finding peace and restoring love after pet loss. And hope to soon complete another ‘The Value of Honoring in Healing Grief: understanding the later and latent stages of grief. More to come on that…
How can we express our divine selves?
Beyond healing, how can we take the next step to express our divine self? I want to know this for myself and help others with this, as well.
I am fascinated by knowing that we are all divine and we all have a divine connection. How can we increase our awareness and access to this? How can we better align with our true nature?
Healing is a part of this. The Bridge-of-Light work I do overlaps with this. During energy sessions, this helps increase and augment our natural connection to source and our divine selves. The meditation sessions also are an opportunity to be ‘in that space’ and align with the divine. I teach classes such as ‘Centering the Mind’ and ‘Sacred Listening.’
In 2009, I followed a calling to become ordained, associate pastor and non-denominational reverend through the Sanctuary of the Beloved, of the state of New York. The mission of this church is primarily a “service order of healers and teachers of various faiths working together for the betterment of the Human Family.” This is a gift and blessing as it further increased my connection to spirit and the divine. I pass this energy onto people and animals.
I am also a Certified Intuitive Counselor, Certified Life Coach and have completed a Mind-Body Medicine professional training program through The Center for Mind-Body Medicine, University of Medicine Medical School. I offer sessions which help clients through difficult and tough times, or just in areas where they want to improve and enhance their lives. One of my innate gifts is that of vision. This is used in sessions to help the client with guidance or perspective. I can also connect with the spiritual realm to access a bigger perspective, help with healing and restore connection. The motto of my work and studio is ‘being the best you.’ and assistance to ‘Live the life you love. Love the life you live.”
Healing, restoration and transformation is not a cookie cutter process. One size does not fit all. I have a variety of ‘tools’ to use and assist with this and continue to learn and evolve with my practice.
On a fun note, I can also use these skills to assist someone with their creative work and projects. I can help connect clients with their story, characters, artistic medium, life work or project. Creativity consulting.
How can we be better Earth Stewards?
I embrace a spiritual perspective which honors our sacred connection to life. It holds that we are a part of nature and are given great gifts by life and Mother Earth. We are all divine. Not only can we access the divine within, we can access the divine in life, everyday, and our connection to it all. Here, we experience a greater expanded joy and vitality in life.
I intimately believe, like Ted Andrews, that nature and spirit speak to us if we listen. And when we listen, we awaken to the magic, meaning and love inherent in life. We discover deeply that we truly are all connected, and what a joyful place to be
When my beloved 12yo lab mix Kelsey died, I couldn’t believe that there wasn’t anything in our society to honor our pets. I felt devastated that ‘that was it.’ She was my girl and part of my family. I couldn’t believe that we don’t do anything to honor them and say thank you. So, I began studying this and created Pet Honoring. I started holding Pet honoring memorial services for others privately in 2008. Seeing a greater need, I started holding these monthly for the general public. People from all over send in pets to be honored. I now also hold Animal Blessings for local organizations.
Also, I wanted to bring forward addressing senior pet care, end of life and grief healing with our pets. I also organize the Angel Pets Conference which focusing on Senior Pet Care, End-of-life care, caregiver support and grief healing. And I also organize the Angel Pets Expo to also help bring people together with resources to help us better care for our pets and ourselves as pet parents. I very much enjoy being a pioneer in enhancing our care for and relationships with animals companions.
I also do land clearings and blessings. The earth holds energy, just like we do. Clearing the energy and instilling a blessing, an energy of thanks and appreciation goes a long way. This can be done for houses and building as well.
I am never happier than when connecting with nature. I love to feel that connection and the shared experience of life and being. I am a nature artist and photographer.
I believe that one of the best things we can do is to maintain a fresh water dish in our backyard. All creatures need fresh water. Even if you live near a river or stream, the access is not always safe, possible or optimal. Maintaining a water dish is a loving and beautiful way to express connection and support.
Also, fun tip for reading this far: If you want to help a wild feel comfortable around you, sing to them. yep, it’s true, just like Pocahontas did. This once helped a 5ft black snack in my house relax enough where I could take her back outside.
For reading this, mention the secret code of “Tippy Toe” for 50% off your first session.
I offer a certain amount of pro-bono work each month. If you need fee assistance, please reach out to me.
My other fun super-powers are that I’m a great photographer (nature, events, families, etc.). I took all of the nature photos on this website. I’m a fabulous personal shopper (the best tip: know your colors!). I can also organize just about anything (closets, events, finances, data…anything)!
Call or email me to get more information about any of this. We’ll talk…like Coffee talk!
In kindred and loving spirit.
L. Leigh Love
L. Leigh Love is a Certified Intuitive Counselor and Certified Life Coach offering unique services of Creativity Coaching and Angel Reading with Energy Healing Session. She is an accomplished Reiki Master Teacher and Advanced Pranic Healer. She completed the Mind-Body Medicine professional training program through The Center for Mind-Body Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School. She also has a master’s Physician Assistant medical degree. She uses her intuitive skills in animal communication and offers Pet Honoring sessions. As well, she draws on 20 years of training in Psychology, Spiritual Studies and the Intuitive and Healing Arts. She has a passion for helping clients heal and live their best lives.
(Ted Andrews is an internationally recognized author, storyteller and teacher. He is best known for his work with animal mysticism and for his bestselling Animal-Speak: The Spiritual & Magical Powers of Creatures Great & Small)
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Louie Schwartzberg: Nature. Beauty. Gratitude.
PetPlace Radio Interview
All Paws Animal Talk Show
Interview: A Place of Knowing- Bufflehead Press
October WNC Woman Magazine publishes “Better Communication with your Pet: Part 2
September WNC Woman Magazine publishes “Better Communication with your Pet: Part 1
WNC Magazine – Article ‘Gifts of a Great Pet’ –
Pet Gazette – Asheville – Reiki Energy helps pets
Critter Magazine – Asheville ‘The first Pet Honoring Ceremony’
Critter Magazine – Asheville “Energy Work for Animals”
Natural Awakenings – Asheville – “Animal Reiki”
Natural Awakenings – Asheville – “Honoring Your Pet”
Intro to Healing Workshop-Unity Church of Asheville –
Blessing of the Animals – Crystal Visions-Hendersonville, NC officiated
Celebration of Life -Madeline Rose – Boxer Butts& Other Mutts- Officiated
‘Artisans, Health and Healing Gathering’- Opening Officiant and Speaker: ‘The Value of Honoring in Healing Grief’
United Pet Honoring Ceremony – Officiated – Black Mountain, NC
Brother Wolf ‘Paws to Remember’ — Officiated Pet Honoring Ceremony
Schnauzerpalooza – Charlotte, NC – Officiated a group Pet Honoring Ceremony
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