I use both my own transformation of overcoming the effects of long term trauma and fear, as well as 21 years of studying, implementing and teaching concepts of healing, spirituality, philosophy and psychology.
credentials and experience
Batchelor of Arts Degree: Psychology and Sociology from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa (1994)
Volunteer at the Naperville Humane Society in Chicago, Illinois. Cleaning cages, taking dogs for walks, feeding them and sharing Reiki with the animals. (2001 to 2003)
Usui Shiki Rhoyo Level I and II with Reiki teacher Laurelle Gaia. (2002)
Usui Shiki Rhoyo level 3 and master teacher with Reiki teacher Amanda Lamprecht. (2004 and 2005)
Animal communication workshop with Amelia Kinkade (2006)
Active listening skills training which allowed me to volunteer at the UK Suicide helpline, The Samaritans (2006-2008).
Offered emotional support to prisoners at a London prison (2008).
Animal Reiki practitioner course with Lisa Powers (2016)
Taught mindfulness, meditation and Reiki courses, as well as giving Reiki treatments at the Raya Yoga Lund Centre in Sweden. (2016 to 2018)
Intermediate animal communications course with Claire Bloomfield (2017)
Features editor of Touch, The Reiki Association’s printed magazine, distributed in 16 countries. (2017 to 2019)
Life Purpose Coach and Life Story Coach course with Transformation Services Inc (2018)
Grief Reiki Energy Healer course with Sharon Ehlers (2019)
Mindfulness practitioner (Levels 1,2,3 and master) course with The Academy of Modern Applied Psychology (2019)
Counselling Diploma Level 3 with TQUK and The Association of Learning (2020)
Published the course: Personal Development with the five Reiki principles on Udemy (2020)
Published an article in ReikiRays global community of Reiki practitioners. (2020)
Turn Your World Around. A six-week interactive online retreat, with Pema Chödrön. Showing you how to work with challenging emotions. (2021)
Additional Training: Oracle Card Academy Intermediate Course, Spiritual development with the Archangels and Angel Communication with Ros Place. The complete Tarot reading course with Sal Jade.
Attended various retreats and workshops over the years including an intimate teaching with HH the Dalai Lama in Cape Town South Africa during his visit in 1999
Hosted various mindfulness workshops, presented meditation classes, gave talks about healing and mindfulness, taught Reiki classes, gave Reiki treatments and gave tarot card readings in: USA, UK, Sweden and South Africa.
The International Association of Reiki Practitioners
The Reiki Association
Reiki Forbundet Sweden