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About Rev Daria Kathleen Sherman PhD

 Dr.Rev Daria Kathleen Sherman, PhD, LMT  has dedicated her adult life to exploring consciousness, and to the study and practice of healing the mind, body and spirit. An internationally recognized contemporary spiritual teacher of uncompromising clarity, compassion, and illumination, her work integrates the essence of the great wisdom traditions, modern scientific understanding, and her own personal journey. Through immediate transmission and ongoing training, she guides people to a deeper level of self-awareness, and healing. Her methods are gentle yet powerful, opening the doorway to a profound life of authentic self-expression, service, and alignment with ones highest potential. Her associates and clients value her special gift for seeing deeply into others, along with her capacity in supporting others in revealing, applying, and practically expressing their inner truth free from limitations created from trauma. Her focus is on both personal transcendence and an active engagement with the global challenges facing humanity in today‚Äôs postmodern world. Daria teaches and trains groups in stress management,  and movement re-education. She is a motivational speaker giving inspiration, hope, and peace of mind to many. She is the author of 16  books Healer in the Heartland, Living Love Letters, Real Estate- Navigating the Emotional Landscape, Who AM I, Life Map, Nature Tales, P.S. I Love You, When Patterns are Broken, Zebra Tales (7 books in the Wisdom of Mr. Stripes series),  and The Courage to be You a manual for middle school & teens anti-bully programs. Available for purchase on Amazon, or, Barnes & Nobles and other participating stores for online purchases.

Daria was the creator and writer for the international email monthly "The Peaceful Times" . Daria holds a doctorate degree in Philosophy specializing in Metaphysical Counseling.

Daria is trained in Conflict Analysis and Interfaith Conflict Resolution by the United States Institute of Peace International Programs Education and Training Center. She has specialized training in Living with grief. Daria completed Qigong healing training with renowned Dr Tianyou Hao of Beijing China.

She is a Certified Practitioner for Psychophysical Integration and Movement Education. A traditional Reiki master Daria was attunded by teachers Mike Vahila, Barb Kelly, and his holiness Gankar Tulku Rinpoche. As a licensed Medical Massage Therapist Daria has worked with thousands of clients over the years and has developed her own method of Healing Touch, and Soul Biology Healing.

She was the former creator, co-owner & director of the #1 Ohio Holistic Center the Retreat House and Holistic Center Dennison,OH. Rev Daria leads group meditations, and facilitates women's retreats. 

For more information, to schedule Daria to speak to your group,

arrange a retreat, personal healing session,  or massage therapy

 email [email protected]

         (330) 936-9942

Rev Daria Kathleen Sherman PhD is an ordained  interfaith minister, and is licensed in Ohio to solemnize a marriage.  She guides couples through an easy yet thorough process in creating the wedding of their dreams from simple intimate to lavish exquisite gatherings. Suggested donation $150 -$200  includes meetings to plan wedding ceremony, and couple's counseling. Also included is creation, preparation, writing of readings, prayers etc. for ceremony, rehearsal, and wedding ceremony.  
Rev. Daria is an insightful and creative wedding officiant. Her compassionate nature naturally puts clients at ease, and helps to create a graceful ceremony. She supports marriage equality and honors all religious, spiritual and secular backgrounds. Marriage is a time when two people come together and proclaim their love for one another and their desire to create a new life together. This union is a sacred event. Your ceremony should be an accurate reflection of your unique relationship, not just a generic script. Rev Daria prides herself on working with couples to create ceremonies that are inspirational, personal, and memorable. For questions and to schedule call  (330) 936-9942



Daria  Thank you for helping us pull it together and hold it together!  Mike Curtis Yoga Central

Words cannot express how grateful I am for all the thought, consideration, effort, kindness, and spirituality you brought to our wedding.  Thank you for everything!  Gloria Yoga Central

Rev. Daria was professional, nurturing, and receptive to our needs for our special day. It meant so much to us to have someone who was willing to take the time to get to know us, and truly help facilitate our vision for our wedding ceremony. Maggie Miner

It was a pleasure to have her officiate our wedding, very kind and supportive every step of the way Daniela Bolen

Beyond expectations  Daria performed our wedding ceremony following our wishes just as we had wanted, and added a few elements, after asking if it would by ok to do this. It all went PERFECT !!!!!! I'd definitely recommend her to anyone, of any belief, to officiate their wedding ceremony !!  Mark Martin

Perfect day! Daria performed our ceremony just as we wished and added a personal touch, that made it even better. I highly recommend her ! Cecilia Martin

Daria is the creator, and teacher of  The Courage to be You program giving hope, and facilitating real change in the inner city schools.  She also wrote a manual for other teachers, counselors  to use as a guide.  Courage to be You- Life Mastery Skills for Teens is a manual for middle school and high school teens. This manual is structured to help teens quickly resolve issues, reframe the past, and heal addictions. It provides a process for them to step free from dysfunctional patterns. Self assessment questionnaires, and group exercises create an understanding that results in one having compassion for self, and others. Confidence, and self esteem are restored enabling teens to live empowered lives.

When a person gains understanding, and self mastery a natural evolution of authentic self expression, and creative fulfillment emerges. Greater harmony, and clear communication can exist when people focus on resolutions, and loving interactions. The Courage to be You provides the tools, and life mastery skills for teens to achieve their goals. 

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When you heal your life you can change your destiny!