What People Say
She has shown me myself. Our process together has changed my life. Having Magi as my coach is like having my very own personal Oprah-Chopra looking after my best interest. She shines light on the dignity and grace of my shadows … It’s the feeling of having love put its hand on my shoulder.Gregory Mills , Artist & Entreprenuer
What I thought I was going to be doing in counselling (before I started), and how I thought we would be approaching it, and how I would be feeling about myself through it all … I was so off in my expectations, but then again I never could have conceived of this before I started this process. My entire self-perception is so completely altered, in the best possible way … it’s just completely turned on its ear.Ellen Talney, Artist
We’ve had some great conversations about realizing my creativity, stepping more fully into my vision & insight, and tapping into self-trust. Magi has helped me feel more confident about listening to my inner voice.Tim Whipple, VP of Service Operations
Magdalen was the person who reviewed my final draft and gave me the confidence to hit the send button to the publisher. Her observations were gifts of heart, depth, and writing savvy that revealed my authentic voice. I am grateful, and my readers feel connected to their own stories through mine.Carollyne Conlinn, MBA, MPH, MCC Associate Faculty, Royal Roads University, CEC
Finding a valuable writing coach and editor is akin to discovering an inner philosopher who asks questions, guides a deepening inquiry into your thoughts and listens to your voice. Magdalen is the kind of writing coach and editor who gets ‘under the covers’ of your work and doesn’t stop until there’s clarity and aliveness in your writing.Paulette Sun Davis, Co-founder & President of Illuminations
Magdalen has the extraordinary ability to refine, reframe and reshape my writing (and my thinking) in a way that deepens and authenticates my work, and gives my characters a richer, realer, rounder dimension.Claude Adams, Journalist
I have developed an appetite for what Magdalen has to say and feel that if I were a writer, I would want to write as she does … fresh and poetic and funny and searing and grounded in something that feels very real/flesh/female.Nan Weed, Artist
Challenging and joyful … I’d recommend her to anyone who yearns to give voice to that personal story that calls to be told.Karen Gallant , Art for the Heart Creativity Coaching
She has established her voice in the telling of Herstory … and is able to apply critical, qualitative research skills to her topics.Dr. Michael Real, Professor , School of Communication & Culture, Royal Roads University
Magdalen transforms concepts into story, dialogue, and soulful reflection. I believe she has a great gift to offer, particularly in telling women’s unique stories, but also in writing to the universal in us all.Jan L. Fisher, Ph.D. Asst. Professor
Through her writing and autoethnographic storytelling, she shares her own challenges, obstacles, and successes while encouraging others to do the same.Gary Green , Photojournalist & Multimedia Presenter
She holds nothing back that needs saying to see more clearly, understand differently, proceed with greater confidence.Amanda Le Rougetel , Writer & Editor @ Clear Thinking ink
As a student of her coaching, I’ve become aware of my potential and I’m learning to value who I am being in my life and in my work.Anna Nadolski, University Canada West graduate
Magdalen grounded my writing in my own spirit and style, culling away that which could not be truly spoken using my unique voice. She is an instrument that resonates effortlessly with the truth and the heart and soul of the written and spoken word.Rosie Kuhn, Ph.D., Author of Self Empowerment 101
She helped me get my vision un-stuck. Now I’m making it happen. We should call her ‘Motivating Magdalen!Barbara Toller, Director of Fund Development Boys & Girls Clubs of Calgary
Magi’s wisdom, guidance and reframing … allowed me to see choices on how I could be with my beliefs. She helped me to believe I am a writer and supported me through a writing project that I thought was doomed to failure, turning my project into a personal and academic success. Each session (with Magi) was another level of liberation (and) provided a sensitive and open environment of non-judgment, support and compassion.Lori Pinnell , Life Coach & Yoga Instructor
Magi has helped me discover me, identify my beliefs and values, visualize my dreams and unveil my path to life fulfillment. A great listener, a wonderful coach.Betty Lam, Organizational Development & Learning Human Resources University of British Columbia
Magdalen, as a First Reader, understands that I am my first audience. Magdalen has the ability to ascertain the genuine nature of my writing and cut through to the real meaning and intention of my work.Wilda Schab, MA, General Manager, Radium Resort LP
Magdalen has helped me to ignite a flame in a dark room towards rediscovery and following a bright, optimistic life journey. I have complete confidence in Magi’s ability, energy and passion to help those to identify and overcome life’s obstacles.Stuart Mah, CMA, University of British Columbia
Magi is a sensitive and caring person, with deep intuition, acceptance and commitment toward her clients. Coming from a session with her, I always feel renewed and that I have a clearer sense of direction.Kathleen S.
Magi is an amazing soul. The gift she offers on this planet is magical. In the first session Magi was able to see me. Know me. Hear me. And witness me. I felt safe and supported. Through my difficult journey I can confidently say I have hope. Hope that I will find joy and I know that Magi will be one of the lovely beings to support me as I carve my path there. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.Tyra P.
Magi is a gifted counsellor. She connects with you at your level instantly. She quickly assesses what your needs are in that session. She insightfully reminds you of your purpose and presence. Based on this she assists you in finding ways to remember this and have it support and guide you. Thank you for your deep insight, wisdom and compassion.Jen C.