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Mary Montanari

Class of 1984 – Innis

After university, Innis Alumna, Mary Montanari began a career in banking. She took time out to raise her four children. Intuitive all her life, her abilities started blossoming while a young mother. When the children were old enough, she started exploring and training in the therapeutic arts. In 2005, she followed her calling to become a professional healer and intuitive.

Why would one seek out spiritual counselling?

Sometimes in life you find yourself at a crossroads or seeking closure over the loss of a loved one or relationship – and at those times, a spiritual counsellor can provide insight and light to assist the transition.

What are some of the benefits to spiritual healing that cannot be achieved through allopathic medicine?

It can allow for greater perspective and insight because it connects with spirit, angels, and deceased loved ones.

What is a common misconception about spiritual healing that you often encounter?

The biggest misconception is that it is about being a physic as opposed to being a healing modality.

What is the most important lesson you have learned during your career?

Trusting in myself and that the information provided to me is accurate.

What is your favourite memory from your time spent at Innis College?

The support and encouragement I received from counselors and staff that inspired and helped me become an independent young woman.

Do you have any advice you would like to share with current Innis students?

Grant yourself permission to seek help and assistance from all aspects of life.

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