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DESIGNATIONS & CERTIFICATIONS

 

 

It is important for me to stand in the highest of integrity which meant I needed to train with the BEST of the BEST. This lead me to do much research, soon realizing I needed to travel to the HEART of where all these incredible healing methods originated to be trained by the Masters. I am forever grateful to all my teachers for the knowledge and wisdom they so generously handed down. I honour all of you by doing my best work and standing only in the highest of integrity and LOVE energy. Now the people I assist in Healing are my teachers and I will honour you in the same way. BELIEVE.....Vanessa

Designations: Completing my Bachelors Degree in Metaphysical Sciences, University of Metaphysical Sciences, California, USA. Certified AMA - American Medical Association, Certified CMA - Canadian Medical Association. Working towards my Masters Degree

 

Certifications:

Reiki - February 2014 - Trained one on one with Grand Master Hyakuten Inamoto, Komyo Reiki Kai, 

Kyoto, Japan

 

The Foundation for Shamanic Studies with Michael Harner - November 2014 - The Way of the Shaman,

Deep Cove, North Vancouver, BC & May 2015 - Shamanic Extraction Healing - Seattle, Washington, USA

 

EFT Emotional Freedom Technique - August 2015 - teachers Alina Frank and Dr. Craig Weiner, Whidbey Island, Washington, USA teaching at Hollyhock, Cortes Island, BC

 

Volunteer Palliative Care Training - October 2015 - Providence Health Care, St. Paul's Hospital,

Vancouver, BC & November 2016 - Vancouver Coastal Health, Vancouver, BC

 

Sacred Hawaiian Lomi Lomi Temple Bodywork - February 2017 - Big Island of Hawaii, Hawaii

I energetically connected with and honour the Goddess Pele-honua-mea - "Pele of the sacred land

 

San'Yas: Indigenous Cultural Safety Training - May 2017 - Provincial Health Services Authority, 

Vancouver, BC

Retreat Intensive Workshops:

 

Carolyn MyssOctober 2014 - Essential Guide for Healers, Whistler, BC 

She is a leading voice in the field of energy medicine and human consciousness. Her work bridges our

ancient understanding of the human energy system and current scientific study of how our thoughts

influence our bodies and our lives. She penetrates a hidden world and shows where spiritual power really comes from for health, guidance, and transformation.

Spiritual Journey, Peru - March 2015 - A 21 day intensive Spiritual journey around Peru studying and engaging in traditional ceremonies and healing methods.

 

Spiritual Journey, Peru - January - March 2016 - A one on one journey with a Peruvian Shaman around

Peru visiting Sacred Sights and engaging in ceremonies to do some personal healing on myself and to learn

more Shamanic healing techniques. On this journey I energetically connected with and wish to honour the "Princess of Cao" Energy healer excavated and dated 5000 years old.

EFT - Emotional Freedom Technique - August 2015 - Hollyhock Resort, Cortes Island, BC

presented by Alina Frank and Craig Weiner, DC -Tapping or EFT…Emotional Freedom Technique is a form

of psychological acupressure, based on the same energy meridians used in traditional accupuncture to treat physical and emotional ailments for over five thousand years, but without the invasiveness of needles. Instead, simple tapping with the fingertips is used to input kinetic energy onto specific meridians on the head and chest while you think about your specific problem - whether it is a traumatic event, an addiction, pain, etc. and voice positive affirmations. This works to clear the short-circuit, emotional block from your body's bio-energy system, thus restoring your mind and body's balance, which is essential for optimal health and the healing of physical disease. Its worldwide use is skyrocketing and supporters include Dr. Bruce Lipton, PhD., and Deepak Chopra, MD - copy write eft mercola.com

Spiritual Journey, Sedona, Arizona - December 2015 - January 2016 - This was an intensive Spiritual

Journey in and around Sedona, engaging in ceremonies and sweat lodges for self healing and to study the healing methods of the Indigenous peoples.

Claudio Naranjo, - June 2016 - Hollyhock Resort, Cortes Island, BC 

This unique event includes the ancient Theravada teaching of absorption (jhanas) and the Tibetan teaching

of contemplation from the perspective of space, combined with a guided peer therapy lab structure with an integrative view on the causes of suffering. Claudio Naranjo is a seeker, a visionary, and a catalyst for the integral transformation of individuals and collectives. Considered the successor of gestalt therapy creator

Fritz Perls, Naranjo’s distilling – from spiritual transitions (Shamanism, Tibetan Buddhism, Sufism) and psychotherapeutic approaches life’s works has focused on humanistic, body-oriented, transpersonal the process of the transformation of consciousness.

Spirit, Plant Medicine Conference - October 2016 - Vancouver, BC - presenters Ralph Metzner, Ph.D,

Chris Kilham, Dr. Bruce Damer, Kathleen Harrison, Martin A. Lee, Dr. Erica Wohldmann, Mark Haden, Leanna J. Standish Ph. D, Robyn Griggs Lawrence, Cvita Mamic, Thomas Hatsis, Galen R. Brandt,

Gyauustees, and David Embry

Acts of Kindness Festival - Core Team Member December 2016  - Siam Reap, Cambodia

The Kindness Festival Cambodia was based on a unique, evolutionary festival business model forming a

core team of 10 people to become co-creators of the festival. Individuals called to participate, united in 

sharing their unique, innovative gifts with the beloved community of the Kingdom of Cambodia. The core team members donated US$550 to $700, plus their time which included 7 nights food and lodging to make the event possible. The focus being to uplift humanity by bridging western transformational festival practices into developing nations, while respecting local cultural sensitivities. Being compassionate towards their fragmented ancient wisdom, due to traumatic events such as war, dictatorship, genocide and natural disasters.