Liz Oettinger of Beneficent Forces,LLC is a Transformational Life Coach working with horses, hawks and nature-based methodologies that assist clients to heal emotionally, find inner peace and create a soulful life of purpose.
Liz is a certified Equine Gestalt Coach, Clarity Breathworker and licensed Master Falconer. Passionate about animals and the human-nature relationship, in 2010 she founded her nonprofit, The Center For Re-Connecting With Nature, and sits on the board of directors of the California Foundation for Birds of Prey.
Liz holds a BA from California Institute of Integral Studies with emphasis in Eco-psychology. She is a graduate of Melisa Pearce’s 2 year Equine Gestalt Coaching Method program. Liz has 25+ years experience in indigenous teachings, the healing arts, has completed and co-led several wilderness vision quests, been sanctioned Wisdom Council Guide/Circle Facilitator/Ceremonialist by the Dancehammer’s and Ehama Institutes, and holds a rare USFWS falconry school license.
Overcoming a painful life of poverty, addiction, sexual trauma and domestic violence, nature and animals were Liz’s healers, sanctuary and teachers. Her passion is guiding others to discover the same beneficent forces of horses and nature wanting to assist them. Liz works with clients through individual and group coaching, workshops and retreats.