Shelby Frago is a private practice psychotherapist, life coach, and working artist living in the Pacific Northwest. But as you get to know her better you will discover her as a Heart Holder, Grief Tender, a Soul Listener, and a Creative Catalyst (aka a Sparkle Pirate who instigates “Intrepid Joy” wherever she can!

She is now on a mission to help other women tap into their creativity to solve problems, make meaning and inspire women of all ages, stages, and walks of life to claim the deepest and most effortless nourishment possible.

Her piece of the Red Thread is to help her beloveds traverse and transcend the wily wilderness of grief and get to the other side of “Re-membering themselves.” Excited to open up an honest and juicy conversation about the depth and breadth of loss (in ALL shapes and sizes), as a self-identified, life-long Shadow and Light tracker, Shelby seeks to root out what is missing and bring it back into the fold. She believes the jewels live in the shadow waiting to be mined. You can find her at

Points Covered in Episode:

  • The importance of a creative legacy
  • Relational responsibility
  • Moving through grief and loss
  • Creative practices