Claudia Valdes- The Small MEDIUM at Large is the owner and manager of Treasures For The Soul since its inception in 2006. A gifted psychic medium and energy worker, her talents and empathic abilities have been present her whole life. Before psychic & healing practices were main stream she concentrated her efforts as a Child and Youth Worker, working at a residential treatment centre for youth, Women's shelter homes, Riverdale Community Centre, and as a youth worker for the city of Hamilton. Claudia has 3 children and while raising her family she made the time to hone in her abilities of healing and mediumship.
As a student Claudia has studied many paths and teachings including hypnotherapy, past life regression, trance channelling, trance healing and her ancestral Mayan Spiritual lineage . Claudia is an Ajq'ij (time keeper and Spiritual guide) of the Mayan tradition, a Medium, Certified Life Coach, Child and Youth Worker and Reiki practitioner. With a passion for educating the public on the process of connecting with those who have passed, helping people heal, communicate and manifest their highest destiny. She has over 25 years experience working with people as a Healer, Mentor, Counselor, Coach and Educator and has earned extensive experience in areas related to women’s issues, personal growth and relationship counselling.
For the community at large, Claudia has facilitated Sacred Ceremonies, workshops and lead a variety of development circles. She has been a board member (director, secretary and vice president) at a spiritualist church. She has volunteered at several Spiritualist churches on the podium as a Medium and Healer, as well as for numerous fundraisers. Currently Claudia spends much of her time developing her dream of a Spiritual Retreat Centre at the 42 acre off grid property, StoneHeart, which she shares with her loving partner.