Shamanic Practitioners

Certified Practitioners of Walking The Shaman’s Path Program

KATHY BOWER BS, CALIFORNIA  A warm and insightful teacher, mentor, and holistic health practitioner. She has been on the faculty of the Barbara Brennan School of Healing for over 10 years, including Assistant Dean for Year 2. Her training as a Brennan Healing Science Practitioner and Brennan Integration Practitioner & Supervisor reflect a unique synthesis of energy awareness, high sense perception, hands-on healing, and facilitating individuals and groups in personal transformation through the psych-spiritual process. Kathy is passionate about bringing awareness to the mind, body, and spirit connection and empowering people to connect with their own natural gifts of healing. Kathy works with clients from all over the world in her private practice and facilitates workshops internationally. Kathy’s training also includes Native American Shamanism, Tibetan Shamanism, Ancient Wisdom Teachings, Building Sustainable Groups and Intentional Communities, Conscious Conflict, and is Board Certified in Clinical Hypnotherapy.

bobwebsitepic-e1450330985409-150x150BOB CALHOUN, MICHIGAN  A spiritual seeker for the past 25 years, Bob Calhoun’s travels have taken him throughout the world, including Egypt, India, and China, his journeys have led him to study with many teachers. He has studied hands-on healing and Reiki for five years at the Michigan Metaphysical Society. A certified hypnotherapist under Sol Lewis and studied hands-on healing and psycho-spirituality at the Barbara Brennan School of Healing. Also studied Qigong with Michael Winn, Dr. Yang, and Ken Cohen and a registered Yoga teacher. He has also completed a three-year program of the study of Shamanism with Patricia White Buffalo and now teaches in her Program Walking the Shaman’s path. Email:
minaspicMINA MARMOL, SANTA CRUZ, CALIFORNIA As a clairvoyant and intuitive healer, Mina is passionate about her work in the Healing Arts. Early Trauma Resolution and Somatic Attachment work are current areas of focus in her Shamanic practice. Recently Mina began teaching Teleconferences on Trauma and Adult Attachment Survival Styles for the U.S. and European Walking the Shaman’s Path Programs [2015]. Mina has completed two of Patricia White Buffalo’s programs: Awaken to Your Magnificence [2010] and Walking The Shaman’s Path [2013]. In 2014 she completed a ‘Healing Early Attachment Wounds’ training with Diane Poole Heller. She also has certification as a Consulting Hypnotherapist with the Center for Hypnotherapy in Oakland, CA [2011]. Website: Email:
netti-pic1-150x150ANNETTE FLOERKEMEIER MSC, GERMANY  Annette is a loving and natural teacher and a sensitive and powerful healer. She graduated from the Barbara Brennan School of Healing Europe and works from her private practice and internationally as a Brennan Integration Practitioner with students and clients for supervision and process work. She combines hands-on healing, shamanism, and psycho-spiritual wisdom with her 20 years of experience as a teacher for management skills, team-building, and self-development. She warmly and compassionately supports people to retrieve their sadly missed soul parts, to find their true selves and their shining essence. Annette empowers her clients to live up to their true longing and provides group work for personal transformation. In the 3 years transformational shamanic program with Patricia White Buffalo, Annette deepened her skills to evoke her student’s natural gifts with her vision and creativity.
volker-chief-skyeagel1-150x150VOLKER CHIEF SKYEAGLE MSC, GERMANY Sky is a totally present, empathetic, authentic, and powerful teacher and shamanic energy practitioner. Formally educated as an agricultural economist he lives his love for people, animals, and nature on a farm in the rural hills of Northern Germany. For over 16 years he has worked as an author and editor for television drama. Trained in and working with the emotional character concept (L. Hutzler) he has a deep understanding of human craving and suffering. Sky’s mission statement which he passes to everybody is “mitakuye oyuasin”; We (humans, mother earth, nature, nature, nature spirits, everything) are all related. Sky runs his own shamanic practice and holds workshops for clearing unhealthy energy forms. He also offers house clearing, storytelling, power place-hiking, and sweat lodges. Sky is a geomancer and periodically arranges earth healing excursions, he has completed the three-year program “Walking the Shaman’s Path” with Patricia White Buffalo.
img_9401GABRIELE EARTH WATER FLOW WINKLER, GERMANY A graduated Reiki healer since the year 2000. She is talented in connecting with spiritual beings in a light way. With passion and joy, she transfers the wonderful energy of Reiki to her students for the everyday appliance. In her Reiki energy practice, she offers support for activating self-healing processes, relaxation, and for stress management. For a long time, she is interested in the interaction of psyche and physical health and always wanted to learn more about it. But in her training as a Reiki healer, she had the feeling of something missing. Her heart missed very sadly a natural way to connect with nature. In 2011 she became a participant of Patricia WhiteBuffalo´s Europe program of Walking the Shaman´s Path. Now she found what her heart was longing for. In 2014 she graduated as a Shamanic Practitionerusing all techniques of the program for her client’s wellbeing. She is very happy to offer a much more open space in the combination of Reiki with Shamanism, which is a great and awesome way to heal.
newcamera2014-481-e1404409691410-236x300CHARLES WHITAKER, BSc, PhD, FlnstLM, UK A qualified clinical hypnotherapist and with a background in manufacturing, Charles was attracted to shamanism as a way of connecting with people in a more profound way. Completing Patricia WhiteBuffalo’s Walking the Shaman’s Path program increased his ability to work with subtle energy. He uses all his skills, which also include Brennan Healing, to help people connect with their core being and find a greater sense of self, as he guides them to wholeness and gives them the strength to overcome life’s challenges. Charles is also interested in helping businesses as well as individuals, with a special interest in the energetic templates underlying business. He is continuing his development in the world of Shamanism by supporting Patricia in her France and London programs as a Teacher in Training. Charles can be contacted
taynaTAYNA TONNESON, CARMAL, CALIFORNIA Tanya’s specialty is working with sensitive misunderstood children (or our inner children) to help you access more creativity towards your soul gift and personal empowerment. Most of her life has been dedicated to a spiritual path of self-transformation and learning potent healing modalities for gaining clarity and skillfully clearing blocks that hold us back from being our most authentic selves. Right now her shamanic energy healing practice is focused on working with conscious women artists and entrepreneurs, parents, and children under the age of ten. She offers long-distance healing sessions. To read more about Tanya’s healer-ship and bio visit 415-694-8242
035Amanda Wallis, MS, OTR/L, Central New York.  Amanda uses a combination of hands-on energy healing, sound healing, and shamanic techniques to support her clients on their paths of healing, self-discovery, and transformation. Amanda has been working in health, wellness, and healing since 2001. In addition to her private practice, she continues to work as an occupational therapist specializing in the treatment of orthopedic injuries, neurological problems, and cognitive deficits. Her comprehensive knowledge of the human body helps inform and support her energy healing practice. Amanda has an inquisitive nature and is a passionate student of the science, philosophy, and psychology of healing, and a habitual seeker of all things wellness-related. She has completed several in-depth studies with Joy Adler and a 3-year certificate program, “Walking the Shaman’s Path” with Patricia White Buffalo. These extensive training’s helped develop Amanda’s unique skills as a healer of the body, mind, and spirit. Amanda uses her grounding presence, deep listening skills, open heart, and intuition to help others heal. and
LisawebsitepicLISA GOODENOUGH, SANTA CRUZ, CALIFORNIA Lisa is a kind-hearted and empathic spiritual teacher. She has embraced the study of self-healing and spiritual awareness for many years. Living in Felton, California, Lisa enjoys being an active mother of two boys. She has studied Reiki, and Massage Therapy at Twin Lakes College of Healing Arts. In addition, her life-long connection with horses brought her to become certified in the methodology of E.A.G.A.L.A (Equine Assisted Growth And Learning Association), where the energy and spiritual sensitivity of horses guides one through the human healing experience. She has been working with ancient plant teachers and currently assists and helps facilitate sacred ceremonies with healing plant medicine. Also, she completed Patricia’s three Year “Walking the Shaman’s Path Program” in 2013, and has done an apprenticeship in Patricia’s current CA program. The shining light of Lisa’s heart will help guide you to a new realization, of a self that may have been long forgotten.
UTA LOUBOUTIN THOMSEN, FRANCE, is a warm and intuitive healer. She is a diplomated medicine and studied Shiatsu, energy healing, and plant medicine, has completed the 3-year program Walking the Shaman’s Path, and does the apprentice program with Patricia. She also practices soul reading (facilitated communication) for valid and mentally handicapped persons. She has experience of 20 years of working with mentally and physically handicapped children and adults and deep spiritual practice. She combines energy healing, Chinese medicine, Buddhist and shamanic techniques to support her clients on their healing path, come into their true self, and realize what their soul is longing for. She offers long-distance healings, shamanic workshops, and deep-heart communication with nature (her passion). She also does communication and healings for animals.  (Wege der Heilung).
NATHALIE DECLUNDER, DVM, MBA, CertAc, Brennan Healing Science Practitioner, Shamanic Practitioner, and PKYC Consultee, UK combines her knowledge of the physical body, through years of practice as a veterinary surgeon, with hands-on-healing, learned at the Brennan School, and Shamanism.  Her scientific approach filters through in the other dimensions of her work and Nathalie, aside from being a scientist, is also passionate about ancient Vedic scripture and knowledge to deepen her understanding of Great Spirit so that it may benefit her clients at a deep level.  The foundation of her approach is continuous professional development.  Nathalie is compassionate and has a humorous approach.  She is able to sit in inner stillness and deep contemplation, being deeply present with any amount of suffering presented by the client(s) without judgment. For further  information, please see and Nathalie can be contacted at
Cathy Crick BAHons, BBSHE12, is a compassionate and intuitive healer, yoga therapist, and teacher.  A lifelong seeker of truth and meaning through spiritual learning and practice she has a deep interest in consciousness and the human energy field. Cathy taught Iyengar yoga for many years, then influenced by Vanda Scaravelli, softened her approach to developing a healing yoga practice.  She went on to take Reiki 1 and 2 and then immersed herself in the incredible program of Barbara Brennan’s Healing School. Her early interest in Shamanism through reading Carlos Castaneda drew her to Patricia White Buffalo’s work.  She was profoundly affected by her experience ‘Walking the Shamans Path’ with Patricia and assists her in her workshops and programs whenever she has the opportunity. In Cathy’s healing, teaching, and shamanic practice she draws on her broad skills and experience to help clients be present in all aspects of their being, supporting them in the expression of their true selves. Cathy is living in Southern Spain and setting up a healing holiday and mini-retreat centre there.  Email:

Sandra KOHLER, FRANCE, Sandra is a shining woman of heart. She’s a profound and powerful healer. After 18 years as a  school teacher, a horseriding accident in 2004 set her on a path of healing. She trained as a psycho-body art therapist for 6 years and was an assistant teacher for 2 years. She is certified in Global Harmonisation, Reiki, and Intuitive Massage. Sandra is a graduate Shamanic Practitioner from Patricia White Buffalo’s 3 years program «Walking the Shaman’s Path» and is currently engaged as an assistant in the France program.  With sensitivity and compassion, she accompanies people and offers shamanic workshops, women’s circles, sacred rituals, and heart meditation. In her love and connection to animals, she also communicates and supports them with her shamanic and energetic healing abilities. As a leader of joy and enthusiasm, Sandra opens the world of possibility, she sees and sings from soul to soul in the purest light.


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