RAPHAELA POPE is a practicing telepathic animal communicator. She has made her living for many years by talking to animals about life and death, about health and behavior problems, asking their opinions and discovering their desires. She has spoken with animals in their homes, shelters, rehabilitation centers, humane societies, on ranches, and in the wild. From this background of daily conversation and interaction, she has developed an authoritative vision about who and what animals are, what motivates them, and what their wisdom and insight can offer humans in an electronic age.
She is an expert teacher, workshop leader, and sought-after speaker by animal clubs and organizations. She recently led a dolphin swim in the Bahamas, where human participants swam in the water and telepathically communicated with wild dolphins. recent seminars include appearances at the San Francisco SPCA, Therapy Dog Institute in San Francisco, Metropolitan Horsemen's Association, and Contra Costa Avian Society.
Her work has been featured on numerous local, national, and international radio and television programs including the "Tokyo Today" and "Morning Buzz" in Nagoya, Japan, "As It Happens" in Canada, and "Marketplace" on National Public Radio. Recent articles on her work have appeared in the "San Francisco Chronicle", "Washington Post", and "Reuters News Agency" wire service. Articles by Raphaela have appeared in the "Journal of Interspecies Telepathic Communication", "Species Link", "The Pet Companion", "The New Times", and the "Whole Horse Journal". She has also written her own book, WISDOM OF THE ANIMALS.
Raphaela received her Bachelor of Art's degree in Comparative Literature and Spanish from Blackburn College and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from California State University, Hayward. she worked for many years as a critical care and rehabilitation nurse while pursuing her studies of telepathic animal communication. She now devotes herself full-time to her animal practice.