Marj Penley began her serious dive into learning and creativity at Pomona College in Claremont, CA, followed by literally a lifetime of learning as she has been drawn deeper and deeper into these rich and nourishing waters.

Fascinated by the many treasures she’s discovered, especially in the fields of philosophy (both western and eastern) and psychology—gems of understanding and insight as well as particular approaches, exercises and techniques—she decided to share all this bounty with other people. First as a licensed therapist and then as a certified coach.

What she didn’t foresee was how many people would become more and more creative and have better relationships as a result of working with her.

Marj devotes herself to her clients and delights in forming a wonderful, working partnership with people who are upward bound—people who are seriously interested in improving their lives and who enjoy immersing themselves in the various approaches and techniques as part of the enrichment process.

It’s a time for overcoming obstacles—a time for achieving satisfaction and fulfillment in creativity and relationships. It’s taking the next step upward and having fun in the process.

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“If you hear a voice within you say you cannot paint, then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.” – Van Gogh