Kristen Dorsey has been studying shamanism and plant medicine since the 1980s. Kristen has been a full-time practicing shamanic herbalist since 2004. Kristen makes her own medicines and has an herbal apothecary of over 200 herbs, tinctures and oils. She wild harvests many of the herbs herself each year.
Kristen has attended over 120 hours of core and advanced shamanism training programs with Michael Harner’s Foundation for Shamanic Studies (FSS) and is a graduate of the 126 hour Advanced Shamanic Training Program “Next Steps” offered by FSS staff Dana & Shana Robinson. She continues her study of shamanism by working with her own Guides and by working directly with Peruvian shamans several times per year.
Kristen is a graduate of the Green Comfort School of Herbal Medicine and holds certificates in medicinal herbalism and herbal apothecary. Kristen continues her herbalism training by studying under many of the great herbalists of the day. Kristen has also completed a 2 yr aromatherapy course of study with the American College of Healthcare Sciences. Kristen is a member of the American Herbalists Guild.
Quantum Touch energy healing and EFT blend well with shamanic healing practices. Kristen has completed Quantum Touch & EFT training and has hundreds of hours of hands-on energy healing experience.
Kristen also loves dance as a tool for healing. In 2004, she began belly dancing. The ancient movements of oriental dance, made by women for women, is refreshing, empowering and fun. Join Kristen for classes or find a dance style that excites you and dance like no one is looking.
She teaches a variety of shamanic, herbal and energy healing classes and workshops in and around the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia, Frederick and Washington County Maryland, and Northern Virginia. Kristen is the staff herbalist for the North American Bushcraft School in Hedgesville, WV.
Herbal consultations are available in Martinsburg WV, Frederick MD, and by Skype from anywhere in the world.