PRACTITIONER PROFILES

with Creative Earth Ensemble

GRADUATES

2009 - present

All of the Practitioners below as well as having many other credentials in areas such as art, science, teaching, research, nursing, psychology, storytelling, holistic therapies or counselling training, have taken apprentice programmes in Creative Shamanism, Visionary Shamanism,  Advanced Shamanism or Story Practitioner/Artist Practitioner training with me. 

I have no hesitation in recommending them all as potential Shamanic and Visionary Practitioners or Group facilitators and I highlight the ones who have full immersion in a shamanic apprenticeship.   You can click on their links to be led to their work on their own websites or social media channels or to be linked with a contact email address.

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FAY JOHNSTONE

3 Year Practitioner Programme

graduation 2018

Fay is the author of 'Plants that Speak and Souls that Sing' and 'Plant Spirit Reiki' and I am now a fellow Findhorn Press author with her.  Based in Fife, Scotland, she is a soul led plant listener and a gifted writer with the most joyous and wonder-filled teaching style. 

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MAUREEN PHILLIP

3 Year Practitioner Programme

graduation 2017

Maureen works with the 'Spirit of Stories' project and supports people with profound and multiple learning disabilities.  She is an ambassador for inclusion and an amazing mentor, teacher and story worker.   She is based in Perth, Scotland. 

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MARIAN LAING

3 Year Practitioner Programme
graduation 2017

I first met Marian on my reiki teacher training in 2007.  She is an educator and practitioner who brings the most incredible compassion and healing energy to her work.  You can really feel her working with angels!  She is based in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. 

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CHRISTINE ELPHICK

3 Year Practitioner Programme
graduation 2014

Christine was the first ever person who signed up for the Practitioner training back in 2010!  She is a sensitive and powerful session holder with a wealth of experience in different therapies.  She is also a yoga teacher and is based in the East Neuk of Fife, Scotland.   

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RHONDA MCRIMMON

3 Year Practitioner Programme
graduation 2017

I have known Rhonda since 2007 when our children were at Montessori school together.  I loved her gentle spirit as soon as I met her! She is one of the most kind, helpful, gifted and determined people you will meet.  Building community is at the heart of her vision. She has an innate passion for practicing and teaching this work and will hold a sturdy and deep space for you to go through hugely transformational territory.  She is based in Angus, Scotland.

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SALLY ROACH

3 Year Practitioner Programme
graduation 2018

Sally and I met as we worked alongside one another at the Synergy Centre in Glenrothes in  2009, she as a yoga teacher and I as a shamanic educator.  She has taken 5 years of training with me in total. Sally is one of the most authentic nature based, compassion and whole being centred practitioner and teachers I know.  She is exceptionally qualified and is based in Northumberland.

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SARAH-JANE LEBLANC

3 Year Practitioner Programme
graduation 2015

Sarah-Jane wrote the book Pet Whisperer years ago when I met her at the Synergy Centre.  She is one of the most gifted, kind, patient and fun teacher/practitioners I know.  I truly know that  if you choose to work with her she will lead you through a structured and powerful education. Sarah-Jane is based in Kinglassie, Fife, Scotland. 

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ROBERTA WEBER

3 Year Practitioner Programme
graduation 2017

I was so lucky to have Roberta come and do the 3 year course with me.  Roberta is one of the needed holistic innovators of our times.  She brings together her work with Five Elements, Body Talk, Creative Shamanic practice and so much more to create deeply effective work with people.  Word often gets back to me about her life changing courses and sessions.  Roberta is based in Glasgow, Scotland.

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FRANCESCA GREEN

3 Year Practitioner Programme
graduation 2016

Francesca is my go to for memories of genuine and inspiring shamanic practice.  Her Italian lineage and highly original way of working in the world merge together to bring the most palpable spiritual spaces onto earth .  Currently working with children, Francesca is based in Auchterarder, Scotland. 

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LISA DENBY

3 Year Practitioner Programme
graduation 2014

Lisa was one of the members of the very first training I ran. She is a gifted channeller and shamanic practitioner who holds powerful shamanic healing spaces for people.  Lisa has a wonderful way of communication, with a background as a nurse practitioner.  She is based in Perthshire, Scotland. 

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EMMA JACQUES-WILLIS

3 Year Practitioner Programme
graduation 2018

Celebrating the day that Emma and I crossed paths.  Emma was living in Bali when she first contacted me.  Her way with spirit is deep and spectacular.  She has really found her role in this lifetime as an Artist and Teacher who works with the spirit in all things.  She is based in Somerset, England where she holds shamanic apprenticeships for people. Go find her!  I know you will never regret it!

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VIVIENNE CRIGHTON

3 Year Practitioner Programme
graduation 2018

I feel like I have known Vivienne forever.  We really share a passion with our connection with stars and non-hierarchical systems. I have to say Vivienne is one of the most visionary people I have ever met.  She mixes sound work, poetry and spiritual practice to bring through a sturdy and well held creative practice that is unique. I regularly get feedback about the life changing work she does with people.  Vivienne works in Tayside and Fife, Scotland.  

CREATIVE SHAMANISM

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ALIS BALLANCE

3 Year Programme graduation 2018

Alis came to work with me as a storyteller and you have no idea how inspired I was to be able to hold space for her!  Today, she runs a Bardic School Seanchas in Belladrum, Inverness-shire and wow what a curriculum she has there for those who are ready to learn about and develop the innate Bardic ways.  She brings the Gaelic ways of Scotland through from her connection with words and vibration and her mythical abilities from ancestral lands. 

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KAREN SPY

3 Year Practitioner Programme
graduation 2018

I first met Karen in 1999!  She is one of the most learned and deeply instinctive creative shamanic practitioners I have ever met.  She walks the path of the shaman and as far as I can see, doesn't miss a stitch. She is an Artist whose innate knowing of the place of art as life is so needed in these times.  Nature is her domain. If you work with Karen, you will get nothing less than authenticity and true power. Karen is based near Cupar, Fife, Scotland. 

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PAULA MACMURRAY

3 Year Practitioner Programme
graduation 2017

Paula is based in Darlington, England and holds deep and spirit led spaces for people.  She ran the red tent project for a number of years and her work with circle and women is so necessary today.  She incorporates dance and movement in her practice and is well qualified in different areas of work.  Her background as a nurse gives her space holding a pragmatism and sturdiness that enables safety and depth.  She is a fire spirit who goes deep and philosophical and brings wildness and joy to all her gatherings. 

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PENELOPE SINCLAIR

3 Year Practitioner Programme
graduation 2017

A fellow Yorkshire woman, Penny holds a special place in my heart and soul!  She is an Artist- Creatrix and is also a qualified and experienced counsellor.  The spaces she holds are honourable.  They hold capacity and skill to listen deeply to each person she works with, enabling deep transformation.  Penny is based in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. 

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RHIANNON MOORE

3 Year Practitioner Programme
graduation 2018

A fellow Artist, Rhiannon (or Rio as I know her) has walked the edges of shamanic initiation like few I know.  She brings through maps for the people with her art work and stories and seems to have a gift for working with land and helping develop projects with communities.  She is a real Seer. Rhiannon is based in Tayside, Scotland. 

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ELAINE GREEN

3 Year Practitioner Programme
graduation 2015

Rarely have I met someone with the loving energy, courage and manifestation skills of Elaine! Nor have I often met someone with such a gift for reading signs in the world around and clarity of guidance.  I am delighted to hear that Elaine is teaching shamanism and holding circles in Cowdenbeath, Fife, Scotland. Honestly, this woman's vision and gorgeous spirit is a gift to the world and to her community.  Magical things are about to happen!

VISIONARY SHAMANISM

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SARAH WEDDERBURN-OGILVY

Visionary 3 Year Programme 
Graduation 2021

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LESLEY QUINN

Visionary 3 Year Programme 
Graduation 2021

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CHERYL YORKSTONE

Visionary 2 Year Programme 
Graduation 2020

CREATIVE SHAMANISM

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CAROL TJERANSEN

3 Year Practitioner Programme
graduation 2018

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FHIONNA MOORE

3 Year Practitioner Programme
graduation 2019

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MARIE MIRFIELD

3 Year Practitioner Programme
graduation 2018

VISIONARY SHAMANISM

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MARION AUSTIN

Visionary 3 Year Programme 
Graduation 2021

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KERSTIN FRICKE

Visionary 3 Year Programme 
Graduation 2021

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GILLY GORDON

Visionary 3 Year Programme 
Graduation 2021

VISIONARY SHAMANISM

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LIZ STEWART

Visionary 3 Year Programme 
Graduation 2021

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JANINE WYLIE

Visionary 3 Year Programme 
Graduation 2021

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SARAH MILNE

Visionary 2 Year Programme 
Graduation 2020

VISIONARY SHAMANISM

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PHILLIPPA MACHETTO

Visionary 3 Year Programme 
Graduation 2021

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LOUISE DEVLIN

Visionary 3 Year Programme 
Graduation 2021

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PATRICK CUSACK

Visionary 3 Year Programme 
Graduation 2021

VISIONARY SHAMANISM

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LAVANYA BALASUBRAMANIAN

Visionary 3 Year Programme 
Graduation 2021

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JANINE FINLAY

Visionary 3 Year Programme 
Graduation 2021

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WENDY DOONER

Visionary 3 Year Programme 
Graduation 2021

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