Laury Naron

Trauma Psychotherapist and Shamanic Practitioner

When it's over, I want to say: all my life I was a bride married to amazement. I was the bridegroom, taking the world into my arms.” Mary Oliver

Laury Naron has been working as a psychotherapist specializing in trauma for 32 years. She is the founder and teacher at The Stone and The Circle workshops and trainings and a shamanic practitioner and energy healer. Currently living in the Netherlands, Laury works with clients from all over the world. She offers individual and couple’s sessions as well as group trainings in South American wisdom practices. Her greatest passions include connecting people with their deepest wisdom and inner knowing along with their spiritual connection to the living Natural world and all its inhabitants. She has guided groups to form small communities which continue to nurture and support one other. You can visit the website for her psychotherapy practice at: as well as for shamanic work and spiritual coaching at

Animal you most identify with: Hawk

Advice Don’t waste one minute of your time worrying about whether you’re accepted, approved of or appreciated - let your own heart and soul answer these questions.

Biggest struggle: getting enough exercise daily: I speak to myself like a kind but firm mother and say: honey, this is non-negotiable and let’s go!

Recommended Read: I am a huge reader so here’s just a few:

Fiction: I Know Why the Crawdads Sing: Delia Owens; The Eight Mountains: Paolo Cognetti

Non-fiction: Anne Lamott: Traveling Mercies, Plan B; Joe Dispenza: Becoming Supernatural; Tara Brach: Radical Acceptance

Recommended listening: among the hundreds, Patti Griffin: Children Running Through, Bruce Springsteen: Tunnel of Love (really everything), Caitlin Smith: Starfire, J.S. Bach

Place to Visit: Southwest England: Cornwall, Lisbon, Portugal

Sunday mornings you will find me with a good book in my garden, watching the swallows and flirting with my flowers

or: winter, same good book snuggled up with my husband