About Me

I am an artist and spiritual healing practitioner with extensive training in core shamanism. Creative inspiration through nature and community is my bliss.

I see clients and students from my home clinic in Blandford, a wild and windy coastal community 45 minutes from Halifax. I lead teaching circles throughout the year and also train students privately for those with specific needs. I run retreats and workshops with my business partner Kath Perry, specifically in women’s western wisdom combined with current mindfulness and self awakening practices. To find out more about these please visit ancientpracticesforwomen.com.

Go to the healing section of this site to learn more about the kind of treatments I offer.
Please contact me if you would like to book a session, inquire about a workshop or retreat, or commission art.


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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