my training

After studying Tarot for over 20 years, I began teaching Tarot in 2013
Member of the American Tarot Association. I  adhere to the ATA's code of ethics, which you can access here.  

Certified Crystal Healer, 2013. Advanced Crystal Master, 2014 through Hibiscus Moon Academy.
Serve as a Crystal Coach for Hibiscus Moon Crystal Academy, mentoring and helping students going through the program, 2014-present.
Serve as Curriculum Specialist for Hibiscus Moon Crystal Academy, mentoring, helping students, grading final assignments for both ACM and CCH students, answer questions in a live Q&A format for one hour per week, developing quizzes and readings to challenge our students.

Usui Reiki Master Teacher with a distinguished lineage of the Raku Kei Reiki line through Ishikuro/Robertson line, 2014
Member of the International Association of Reiki Professional (IARP) and the World Metaphysical Association (WMA).

Attuned to Transformational Reiki by Bonnie Hassan, 2015, which attunes the Reiki practitioner to a drum to facilitate healing.

Earth Medicine Practitioner, Level 1, 2015, through Pixie Lighthorse's SouLodgeEarth Medicine School.
Earth Medicine Practitioner, Level 2, 2017, through Pixie Lighthorse's SouLodge Earth Medicine School.
Participating in SouLodge since 2012 as well as taken her art workshop called Visual Quest.
Continuing my mentorship with Pixie through her third level of training in 2017. 

Ordained Interfaith Minister through the Esoteric Interfaith Church.

13th Octave LaHoChi healing 2013

Initiated into the Rite of the Womb, the 13th Rite of the Munay Ki.

Studied with Sage Goddess Athena Perrakis in Magical Sabbatical

Writer and founder of blog still life with circles 
In 2010, still life with circles was chosen as one of the top 50 Must-Read Mom Blogs by Parenting Magazine and Blogher.
Created an on-line arts project called still life 365, which  published a piece of art, music, sculpture, painting, poetry or craft from a grieving parent.

From 2010 to 2013 served as editor of Glow in the Woods, an on-line hub for literary writing about surviving the death of a baby.  

In November 2010, an essay I wrote entitled, "Mothering Grief", was published in the book They Were Still Born, which is published by Rowman and Littlefield. The book is available to order from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

A chapbook of my poetry called Of This, We Will Not Speak is available on Amazon or via this website.  

My poetry and writing is featured in two books released in 2014 including To Linger On Hot Coals, edited by Stephanie Paige Cole and Catherine Bayly and Three Minus One, published by SheWrites Press and edited by Brooke Warner and Sean Hamish.

Artwork featured in the show five. at Mulberry Art Studios in Lancaster, PA, 2012

Bachelor of Arts, Religion, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 2001
Univeristy Honors Program Certification.
Graduated cum laude with a distinction in major
Temple University’s Religion Department Prize for Academic Excellence, May 2001