About Our Founder
Dr. Noerena Abookire is a Certified Grief Recovery Specialist, an Ordained Shamanic Minister of the Circle of the Sacred Earth Church, and holds a Ph.D. from New York University. She earned the nickname “Dr. Noe” during her time as an on air radio host for the women’s collective WPFW 89.3fm in Washington DC. Dr. Noe has over thirty years of experience developing award-winning curricula. She was a trainer of trainers for Maryland’s Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention and has been a consultant for the United States Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools.
Dr. Noe created her company The Journey With Love® to help clients in recovery discover a spiritual connection that supports positive action during times of crisis. Her philosophy offers healthy alternatives to addictive or self-destructive behaviors that can be triggered when facing death or loss. Through educational trainings, Dr. Noe’s unique approach to personal empowerment has been identified as a positive tool for relapse prevention by her clients.