Ancestral Medicine - I am a certified practitioner Ancestral Lineage healing. This approach to ancestral healing focuses on our relationship to the wisdom of the lineage as a whole body of energy and consciousness a leverages connections to wise ancestors to support the healing of the lineage, so health and vitality can flow to the living.
Betsy Bergstrom - I have trained with Betsy in curse unraveling, compassionate depossession, mediumship and am taking part in her Völva, Vala, Norn intensive exploring the Norse animist spirit tradition co-mingled with mediumship, divination, prophesy, healing and the shifting of destiny paths.
AromaGnosis - I completed a 6 month aromatic shamanism mentorship and am a certified teacher of AromaGnosis, a powerful aromatherapy technique that leverages plant spirit medicine in the form of essential oils as a catalyst for profound personal transformation including alchemy, inner parts work, shadow work, and ancestral healing.
Resonance Repatterning - I am a practitioner of this mind/body/spirit integration technique that leverages the power of kinesiology to guide pyscho-spiritual therapeutic sessions. The brain child of Chloe Faith Wordsworth, it is a dynamic system for healing based on her experience with many different healing arts such as five element acupuncture, polarity therapy, the chakra system, sound therapy, color therapy, jin shin jitsu and much much more.
Intentional Peer Support - I am certified in intentional peer support which supports mental health and recovery by inviting transformative relationships. Practitioners learn to use relationships to see things from new angles, develop greater awareness of personal and relational patterns, and support and challenge each other in trying new things.
National Paranoia Network - Trained by Peter Bullimore, I am certified in the Maastricht Interview for Voices and Problematic Thoughts, Beliefs & Paranoia. This is technique for helping people understand their unusual experiences so they can better advocate for themselves and their mental health recovery options.
Community Care List - This is a sweet network list for events and practitioners offering a variety of community care. Bellingham-based, but some offerings online.
Seán Pádraig O'Donoghue - Seán holds an embodied wisdom, shared in the bardic tradition, of deep human-earth relationship. A herbalist, he imparts plant knowledge along with a deeper, cultural wisdom that our world needs as we teeter at the precipice.
Tara Mandala - Lama Tsultrim Allione provides insightful and powerful practices for the transformation of our mind and being through traditional Tibetan Buddhist practices.
White Awake - Providers of trainings specifically for white folks that look at institutionalized racism and their foundations in capitalist systems of power.
Rebecca DeGraw Embodiment Coach - I have been practicing Authentic Movement on a weekly basis with Rebecca since 2006. She holds amazing space and witnessing that allows somatic processing on profound levels. This practice is available via zoom for those who are not in the Bellingham area.
Fire and Moss - Kelsey Maloney offers amazingly deep and connective embodiment work through the Open Floor format and is a wise and engaging storyteller.
Monika Denise - Monika offers soul journey guidance and works deeply and intuitively with clients and groups. Coming from an interfaith and art therapy background with experience as a river guide for nature-based spiritual work, she weaves deep and broad earth medicine.
Alana Sanborn - Most of the images on this website were created through a coaching process I engaged in with Alana. Alana helped me to dive to the heart, even in its messiness, of what I have been trying to birth in myself and through our coaching process uncovered layers of gift and challenge, but the good kind of challenge that when you rise to it you get to where you need to go.
Wildroot Botanicals - A cornerstone for herbal education in the Bellingham area, Leslie shares refreshing wisdom as well as brings other amazing herbalists to the area for workshops. And their line of hydrosols is divine!
Joanna Schmidt - Intuitive healer and animal communicator, Joanna does amazing work helping people connect with their intuition and work on energetic boundaries.
Fireweed Collective - pioneers in the healing justice approach to mental health, which looks at the larger systems of trauma and oppression that inform mental health.
Harmonic Arts Botanical Dispensary - I was introduced to this amazing herbal collective through Wildroots Botanicals. Their medicinal mushroom blends are PROFOUND and a cornerstone for my evolutionary apothecary!
Cathy's Attars - Powerful essential oils sourced directly from creators who are dedicated to creating spirit-intact plant medicine.
International Institute for Craniosacral Balancing - I studied with Bhadrena and Kavi and found their approach to craniosacral work to be held with deep intuitive clarity. They train practitioners who have a true presence for unwinding energetic patterns that are causing physical and emotional dis-ease.
SHEN Therapy NZ - SHEN therapy works with the energy centers in the body to release emotional and energetic content that is stuck in the system in a gentle and supported way. I studied with Saranya in New Zealand and appreciate the heart that she brings to this work.
Tree Frog Farm - Tree Frog Farm works in a mutually supportive, co-creative partnership with Nature to produce high quality essences of Pacific Northwest native plants, medicinal herbs and other garden plants.
Places to retreat
Stillpoint at Beckside - This group brings Christian Contemplative practices to spiritual seekers who wish to remain conscious to the divine mystery in daily life.
Turtle Haven - Community and Companionship for Seekers of the Soulful
in the Pacific Northwest. Offering hermitage space for private retreats as well as sanctuary space for workshops.
Fairy congress - This community holds an online event in January and an in-person event in July that celebrates and deepens learning about all things faery. It is always inspiring and a truly heartful community to be connected to.
Nonprofits I love
Reality Gives - An amazing organization serving the community of Dharavi, one of the largest slums in Mumbai. I had the honor of directing this organization as it expanded it services and have never worked with more dedicated and heart-led people.
Atma - A "dig in and get your hands dirty" organization that provides consulting support for educational NGOs in India.
East African Center - The first grassroots development organization I volunteered with and I love to see that they are going strong and doing so much for the community of Takaungu in Kenya.