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ABOUT LEOSAYSAYS

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"I used to think Leosaysays was a character I created... I now suspect I'm a character being created by Leosaysays"

Leosaysays is the creative moniker of Rob Manners, an Artist, Illustrator, Tarot reader and UKCP reg. Psychotherapist (www.robmannerscounselling.com) working in Nottingham, UK.

"The name 'Leosaysays' is an alias which I have used to credit my artwork for several years. Depending on my mood, I see it very differently -  a separate and creative identity, an excuse to be mischievous, or a spirit entity which informs my creative process.

I am a father to one son, Seth, and I live with him and my partner Sasha, both who I love very much. I now primarily work as a psychotherapist from home and have almost a decade of experience. I am also a professional illustrator, being a regular contributor to the Left Lion magazine among other prior clients.

I have always had a strong interest in the transpersonal, magic and mysticism. I like to think of myself as fairly grounded in my views; I value science, philosophy and art and avoid oppressively positive and (in my opinion) naïve new age beliefs that deny the shadow of both individuals and nature. I believe in truth and authenticity as being an awareness of both our lower and higher natures. It's with these values and my understanding of psychotherapy that I conduct thorough Tarot readings.

I spend my spare time with my family, watching too many YouTube videos, resisting junk food and engaging in personal creative projects."