Samantha Morse, PhD

Samantha Morse, PhD was an English professor and high school teacher before turning to freelance writing and editing while she traveled the U.S. full time in a self-converted Ford Transit van.

Her studies in English taught her the power of stories told by others, while her work with plant medicines taught her the power of stories we tell ourselves. Samantha has explored expanded states of consciousness through meditation, breathwork, and plants for over ten years. As a participant in Third Wave’s Coaching Certification Program, she’s excited to build her own transformational coaching practice.

Connect with Samantha at and Instagram @ascendinbend.

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