Mary Katherine is a certified Reiki Practitioner in Levels I and II and was attuned by Libby Barnett, Usui Reiki Master, in December of 2013. She has studied shamanism and shamanic healing with Dory Cote since 2006, completing the 2-year Shamanic Initiations Program led by Dory and Barbara Bloecher, a shamanic teacher and practitioner in Kentucky. She has studied weather shamanism with Nan Moss and Black Moon Lilith astrology with Terry Morgan. For many years (2012-2019) Mary Katherine led a monthly circle, The Confluence, whose members are dedicated to a more harmonious spiritual correspondence with Mother Earth. In June 2020, she will travel to France to study with Mara Freeman on a tour of the sacred sites in the Occitanie region of France.
To nurture and challenge her creative energies, Mary Katherine is also a writer and earned her MFA from the Stonecoast Writing Program through the University of Southern Maine. She teaches writing at the University of New England as well as tutors privately in writing instruction. To learn more about her writing projects as well as to peruse a list of her writing and editing services, go to marykatherinespain.com.