Background & History

Colleges, Universities & Continuing Education

  • Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, Portland, OR (Sept. 2005 - current)
    • Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
    • Acupuncture, Shiatsu, Chinese Herbology and Qigong
  • American Horticultural Therapy Association annual conference (2004)
  • University of New Hampshire Counseling Conference (2001)
  • NH Division for Children, Youth and Families conferences (2000 - 2001)
    • The Use of Self in Human Services
    • Communication Skills in Juvenile Justice
    • Coping with Violence
    • Working with Families with Mental Health Issues
  • University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH (1995 - 1999, 2003)
    • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology/English
    • Intense study on Women & Aging (Masters level social work)

Alternative Medicine

  • Reiki/Shamballa
    • Level I (Claudia Lynch, 2002)
    • Level II (Aru'vah Ferrill, 2002)
    • Shamballa I-IV (Claudia Lynch, 2004)
  • Herbalism
    • Rosemary Gladstar's Art & Science of Herbology (present)
    • Plant Spirit Medicine with Scott Kloos (2007)
    • Practitioner Days with Herbalist Margi Flint (2004)
    • American Herbalist Guild Annual Conference (2004)
    • Green Nations Gathering (2004)
    • Animal Medicine with Herbalist Matthew Wood (2003)
    • Women's Herbal Conference (2002)
  • Aromatherapy
    • Essential Oils for Emotional Disorders with Peter Holmes, L.Ac, M.H. (2007)
    • Using Essential Oils in Chinese Medicine (2006)
    • Foundations in Aromatherapy with Linn Stilwell (2003)
  • Flower Essences
    • Plant Spirit Medicine with Lucinda Babin (2004)
    • Bach Flower Essence I, II and III (2003 - 2004)
    • Flower Essence Society - Member since 2007
  • Meditation
    • Sahaja Yoga Meditation with Kathy White (2005)
  • Dreams
    • The Dream Workshop with Judith Scharff, PhD (2003)