Jon Keen

Wild Rites - Soulmaking in Nature
The Lake District
+44 1524 762189

Jon finds joy in supporting others to find and express their meaning and purpose. An authentic, playful boundary walker with a courageous open heart, willing to be vulnerable, he is deeply connected to the ocean and a lover of wild space.

Wild Rites is an organisation dedicated to providing meaningful rites of passage ceremonies and events in nature with soulmaking at their heart.

Jon has experienced an eight-year apprenticeship with a medicine man, owning a building company, captaining luxury sailing yachts and establishing a practice as a psychospiritual counsellor and coach.

Jon’s work is richly informed by Psychosynthesis psychology, which he has an MA in, received through a 6 year training at the Institute of Psychosynthesis, London. He has trained with the School of Lost Borders as a vision quest guide.

Jon’s thesis, “Rites of Passage through a Psychosynthetic Lens” considers the use of rites to catalyse psychological and spiritual development in modern times.

Wild Rites is his soul’s vision. He also facilitates corporate groups in leadership development and interpersonal skills in the outdoors. He has designed and delivered award winning corporate and coach training programmes for the Outward Bound Trust. 

Jon’s technical skills complement his psychological, he is a qualified commercial yacht captain, mountain leader; a canoeing, diving and sailing instructor.

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United Kingdom