About Me

I am walking the spiral path of the shaman, witch, volva, magician, and healer. I am an artist.

I grew up enjoying a deep mystical relationship with nature in Nova Scotia using music and colour as my way to explore and express life. After my first degree in History, a deeper shamanic calling began during a few summers of tree planting in Northern BC. It was there I met Susan Weed who affirmed a plant spirit connection which continues to be a big part of my life today.

In 1998 I satisfied an artistic calling with a degree in Fine Arts in painting and drawing, and in 2002 began more serious studies on the shamanic path. My first formal training was in Western Core Shamanism through Michael Harner and the Foundation For Shamanic Studies. It was through the core shamanic journey that I was able to make contact and connection with many helping spirits whom have guided my explorations and initiations ever since.

My known ancestors are from northern Scotland, Romania, and France. There is a Cathar connection through the French ancestors and a Norse connection through the Picts. In my journeys, the Picts and Norse ancestors showed me my shamanic lineage and I continue to work with them daily as my Disir (circle of ancient women who teach and help). It is these people and customs where I feel at home, and they guide me to study and train in their magical healing practices.

I see myself as a modern volva (a Norse Oracle and Healer). I use ancient and modern techniques of divination and healing to help reconnect a person with their divine wholeness.

I see clients and students from my home clinic in Blandford, a wild and untamed coastal community 45 minutes from Halifax. I lead teaching circles throughout the year and also train students privately for those who want more tailored training to suit their needs. I am developing a series of retreats and workshops with my business partner Kath Perry, specifically in women’s western mysteries combined with current mindfulness and self awakening practices. To find out more about this please visit:

“www.ancientpracticesforwomen.com”

Please contact me if you would like to book a session or inquire about a workshop or retreat.


Baby Shaman in Shediac circa 1972

Professional Education and Training:

Post Secondary Education

Bachelor of Arts in History, Mt. Allison New Brunswick 1992
Bachelor of Fine Art, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD) 1998

Education in Alternative and Complementary Medicine
  • Reiki level 1 and 2. Heather Hatcher 2001, 2002
  • Two Year Shamanic Training Circle with Marguerite Cassin 2002-2004
  • Creating and working with flower essences. Savayda Jarone

Foundation for Shamanic Studies 2005 – 2010

  • THE WAY OF THE SHAMAN: Toronto Ontario
  • TWO WEEK SHAMANIC HEALING INTENSIVE: Michael Harner and Alicia Gates. Centre of Noetic Sciences, CA
  • THREE YEAR PROGRAM OF ADVANCED INITIATIONS IN SHAMANISM AND SHAMANIC HEALING. Michael Harner and Alicia Gates. Centre for Noetic Sciences, CA
  • SHAMANIC DREAMWORK: Nan Moss and David Corbin, Maine

WEATHER SHAMANISM developed by Nan Moss and David Corbin 2009 – 2016

  • LEVEL I: INTRODUCTION TO WEATHER SHAMANISM
    A Shamanic Path of Discovery, Personal Growth, Meaning of Life and Global Healing.
  • LEVEL II: WEATHER IN THE MIDDLE WORLD
  • LEVEL III: WEATHER, CREATION AND US

Extended Studies: Workshops in Weather Shamanism

1. THE EYE OF THE STORM
2. WHAT CALLS WEATHER DOWN?
3. HEALING HEART OF WEATHER

4. COMING INTO THE CIRCLE of initiation and meaning: Two years of peer led circle in Weather Shamanism:

Tom Cowan 2004

CELTIC SHAMANISM level 1

Betsy Bergstrom 2011, 2012

  • BEGINNER AND ADVANCED DEPOSSESSION AND CURSE UNRAVELLING
  • SEIDR

Yoga and Ayurveda with the Himalayan Institute 2015-2016

  • 200 HOUR YOGA TEACHER TRAINING
  • AYURVEDIC YOGA SPECIALIST

Continuing Educaiton in Counseling and Ceremony

TAROT COUNSELING with James Wells
AFRICAN CEREMONY with Malidoma Some
MAYAN CEREMONY with Martin Prechtel
WALK OF LIFE with Helen Poynor


-Blessings on your own beautiful journey

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