Dene Maria SebastianaDene Maria Sebastiana (Dennis Mead-Shikaly) was born and raised in New York, and now lives in Tucson, AZ. He is a soul coach, teacher, facilitator, shaman, and leader emeritus.
Dene works with people who truly desire an in-depth look at their lives, and who are willing to break through their old, unconsciously embedded patterns. The intention is to integrate, evolve, and live fully in these radically changing times. Dene brings deep caring and compassion along with a multi-level capacity to get to the heart of the matter. He believes that the alignment of head-heart-gut-sex/creativity will always lead to right action: clear, compassionate, effective.
Dene is the former Executive Director of the New Warrior Network, currently The ManKind Project, an international men’s educational and training organization. He has sat in men’s circles since 1986, and has led many developmental and leadership trainings for men, as well as workshops for women. He has conducted numerous couples workshops, facilitated family & partnership mediation, and taught conflict resolution & reconciliation. Dene’s education is in Political Science & Social Psychology.
Currently, Dene is a founding faculty member of TheMenSchool, which offers online videos, one-on-one coaching, and group coaching to men who want to transform and evolve.
Dene and his wife Mignon celebrate an evolving marriage of more than 30 years. Dene is passionate about gender equality, balance, multi-cultural awareness, and many other issues in himself, in his family, and in the world.
My Mission: I am a rigorous space of awakening inquiry, bringing the Sacred into conscious action.