Cliff Barry designed the Shadow Work® Process, founded Shadow Work® Seminars, and co-authored the manuals for all Shadow Work® training. Formerly a minister, Cliff has been a lifelong student of the science of symbols and sacred mythology. Cliff has been facilitating since 1988. He has led workshops and trained internationally. Also a founder of the Inner King Training, Cliff models a profound respect for individual safety and self-direction in every moment of the Shadow Work® Process. He is known for his philosophical depth and perceptual acuity as he continues to expand the Shadow Work® Model.
Mary Ellen Whalen (née Blandford) is Co-Founder of Shadow Work® Seminars, Inc, with over 25 years’ facilitation experience. A deeply emphatic, supportive, and self-revealing facilitator, Mary Ellen creates a comforting sense of personal safety and optimal learning for workshop participants and coaching clients. Mary Ellen co-created all the Shadow Work® facilitator training and co-authored training materials. She is a former facilitator of the Woman Within Initiation and a co-founder of the Inner Sovereign Training. Mary Ellen is also a certified Master Teacher in the Shadhuliyya Sufi tradition.