EDUCATION
Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY, MFA in fiction writing.
University of Maine, Orono, ME, Master's Program in English/Creative Writing.
University of Southern Maine, Portland ME, BA, Major: Psychology, Cum Laude.

OTHER
Luhrenloup's training emcompasses twenty years of dream analysis, a four day fast and spiritual vision quest; she has studied shamanism with Michael Harner, has worked with the witches Starhawk, Z Budapest, Margot Adler to become adept at the ways of magic.


EXPERIENCE
Seeress, spiritual counselor in private practice in New York City, professional name LuhrenLoup;
participant in research on social cognition and the role of psychic abilities at New York University.
Facilitator/leader of artists' groups, men's and women's groups, student and patient groups, with spiritual, emotional and/or intellectual focus.

Artist in Residence, University of Maine, Orono, ME. Designed and implemented first artist in residence program, taught and participated in undergraduate poetry, writing and English courses, gave workshops, readings, public presentations, led discussions in a variety of classes throughout university, counseled individual writers and organized group meetings with students and faculty.

Colonist at THE FARM: An Art Colony For Women Owned and operated by the artist and feminist Kate Millett;

MAJOR WORK
Creative Writer, fiction, poetry, essays.
Novels, "COMICS," "53," "Alice in the World," "Converting Hull 1042". Currently working on "The Temporary Tenant"

Memoir, "Manhattan Seeress"
Poetry, chapbooks, "The Arcanum" and "Luhrenloup's Arcana"
Essays, "Looking For Trouble, Surely" in the anthology "What Does it Mean to be White in America?" published by 2Leaf Press, "Beyond the Great Door" in the anthology Heliotrope published by Rheta Press

THEATRE
"COMICS, THE PLAY," staged at the University of Maine, Orono, November; and taught at the University of Maine

ACTOR, FILMS:
"Waste & Void:" theatrical one act film -- featured
"In The Cards:" documentary of my life & work -- lead
"The Spirit of John Lennon:" filmed ritual with artist
Gianni Motti at Metro Pictures Art Gallery -- lead


ADJUNCT EXPERIENCE
Psychiatric Social Worker/Mental Health Clinician; part of the Emergency Team at Tri-County Mental Health Center; Emergency Mental Health Services at St. Mary's Hospital; responsible for evaluating clients with psychiatric or social problems in emergency situations, recommending treatment, be it counseling, commitment to state hospital or private facilities; dealing with distraught, unstable patients, their families, friends, police, etc.; finding needed resources within social services' community and outside of it for clients.

Coordinator of Patient Support Team at Franklin Memorial Hospital, involved in counseling people with terminal cancer, AIDS, amputations and other major illnesses; in that connection I facilitated a support group for people with cancer.

President, owner, Housewife, Inc.

Director, University Women's Forum, supervised employees, counseled students, put on programs for University and Portland community.

Brush Painter, Bath Iron Works, was part of crew renovating the ship U.S.S. Conyngham

SKILLS/ACTIVITIES
Bilingual, French. Athletic, disco, dance music.





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