Paula Anema Sohl, B.S., O.T.R., is a homemaker, songwriter, singer, poet, liturgical dancer, peace activist, mother of three teenagers, and an elder in her local Presbyterian (PCUSA) church where she is active in music ministry.
She has trained and worked as a psychiatric occupational therapist and lactation consultant, and most recently finds her calling in her home, in her dance, music, and writing, and as a volunteer in her church, community, and her children’s schools.
Paula has recently completed training in mediation as an addition to her skill set. She brings her experience in mental health and in supporting new mothers in breastfeeding to her perspective and to her artistic expression.
She is an English Language Learner’s volunteer tutor and a peace and dance enthusiast. She is active with WILPF and the Peace Now Interfaith Alliance, and stands with the Women in Black.
Paula’s other interests include yoga, biking, reading, knitting, and other fiber arts. She and her gifted and supportive husband receive intensive and ongoing parenting instruction from the finest residential staff — their three teenagers. Paula and her family make their home in Oregon.