Biographical Statement Taking Flight Books

Biographical Statement for Dr. Jane A. Simington Ph. D.

Dr. Jane A. Simington, Ph. D., is the owner of Taking Flight International Corporation and Taking Flight Books and the developer of both the Trauma Recovery Certification Program and the Grief Support Certification Program.   As a therapist and professor, she combines her professional background in both Nursing and Psychology, with her own experiences of grief, trauma, growth and transformation, along with an extensive knowledge of energy-transfer-healing, dream interpretation, art and guided imagery to help and heal people of both genders, across the life span, and across cultures.

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Dr. Simington is a frequent keynote and conference presenter,  focusing on her research and clinical interests in change and transition, dying,  grief and trauma, holistic health, personal empowerment, spiritual well-being and team building with spirit. Jane is committed to giving powerful and impactful presentations that leave her audiences feeling inspired and with a solid take-away message to put into immediate action.

Jane’s work is featured in her internationally sold books, Journey to the Sacred: Mending a Fractured Soul, andThrough Soul’s Eyes: Reinventing a life of Joy and Promise, the booklet, Responding to Soul Pain,  the award winning films, Listening to Soul Pain and Healing Soul Pain and on the CD’s Journey to HealingReleasing Ties, Cloaked in Joy, Shielded with Light, and Reintegrating Lost Parts of the Self .

Dr. Jane A. Simington is the recipient of CARNA’s Lifetime Achievement in Nursing May 2012,  2011 YWCA Woman of Distinction for Health & Medicine,  2011 Global Television’s Woman of Vision and profiled as the “Nurse to Know” in the Canadian Nurse Journal, June 2011.


Taking Flight Books publishes and distributes books, videos and CDs by the internationally renowned author, keynote speaker, educator and therapist, Dr. Jane A. Simington, PHD.


In her writing and speaking, Dr. Simington shares personal and clinical experiences of triumph after tragedy. She inspires others along a path of joy and promise. Educated in both Nursing and Psychology, Jane has more than 30 years experience assisting those who are moving through a difficult life event, helping them find healing, hope and inspiration for new beginnings. Jane compliments her academic background and research on cross-cultural practices of healing and spirituality with an extensive knowledge of alternative methods such as the use of energy-transfer healing, dream interpretation, therapeutic art, guided-imagery, clinical hypnotherapy and neo-Shamanism. A gifted writer and public speaker, Jane freely shares her successes in using these methods to heal her own life after the tragic death of her son and provides powerful motivation for readers and listeners to view their reality through their own soul’s eyes in order to experience more completely the personal and professional lives they are meant to live.

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