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Christina Burki is a Swiss-Dutch internationally acclaimed animal communicator who has been a leading professional in her field since 2009. Currently based in Australia, she grew up in the Netherlands where her house was situated close to the ocean and many farms.   Growing up, her life always involved animals and that is when she learned how to create a deep connection with animals and trust them. Christina knew she could always trust animals! 

Her calling came after attending several animal communication workshops where she honed her skills. While Christina is very much self-taught, she has also worked with a renowned animal communicator as her mentor especially to develop the animal communication training she offers. With an aim to create an everlasting bond between humans and animals, she has dedicated more than a decade to this endeavor. 

Not only is she an animal communicator but she is also an internationally trained and accredited Gestalt psychotherapist. She is registered as a clinical member of the PACFA (Psychotherapy and Counseling Federation of Australia) and of GANZ (Gestalt Australia and New Zealand). 

Being a psychotherapist helps her analyze past traumas and give trauma therapy to animals as well. Sometimes animals are mirrors of the owners. They love their owners so much that they start taking on their problems. If the owner is willing to work on his/her problem, she can work as a psychotherapist with the human and as an animal communicator with the animal, at the same time. Often the result is that the animal can let go of the problem/illness/sadness, along with the owner.

With this unique combination of skills, she provides a truly fruitful experience to the animal and human both! 

Her work spans various countries where she provides training to budding animal communicators via online classes and physical classes. Ever since the inauguration of Animal Connect in 2009, she has successfully communicated with over a thousand animals and documented a positive change in almost all cases. Affirmative testimonies from clients on the official Animal Connect website allude to Christina Burki’s status as a premier, bona fide animal communicator. 

She recently addressed an enthusiastic crowd at Asia for Animals Conference in Nepal where her innovative poster presentation was featured. 

Among other professional undertakings, Christina’s expertise has led her to be featured on animal communication pioneer Penelope Smith’s directory of internationally renowned animal communicators. 

She did lead a workshop retreat in New Delhi, India and is open to giving workshops in other countries. Her appearance at these workshops is highly-anticipated.  Christina aims to train and support children and teenagers in order to keep and deepen their connection with animals so humans and animals stay truly connected in this world. Her mission with Animal Connect is to create a deep-rooted bond between humans and animals so they can live in eternal harmony, and with every day she gets closer to that goal.

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