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Memberships, Alternative Education and Recognition


~ Healing Touch Professional Association (international membership)

~ Energy Medicine Professional Association (insurance)

~ Afrikan Holistic Health and African Medicine Women Membership and Training

~ International Black Summit and its Declaration (free download)

~ Landmark Forum alternative education

~ Usui, Seichem, One Light Way Reiki Master Teacher (energy healing)

~ Young Living Essential Oils wholesale distribution network


2018 Certificate in Aromatherapy, American Institute of Unani Medicine, a branch of the Chishti Order of America

2016 Certified AFT Practitioner, Aroma Freedom Technique Certificate awarded by Dr. Benjamin Perkus, founder and creator, Aroma Freedom Academy, Utah

2016 Certified Breathology Practitioner, Certification training provided by Sekou Ayo Handy Kendi, Washington, D.C.

2015 Nine Principles for Loving Living, 2nd book, published

2014 Reiki Master Teacher Training and Certificate, One Light Way, Prof. K. A. Shakoor, Reiki Master Teacher, Cleveland
2014 Certified Law of Attraction Coach and 2014 Certified Life Coach, American Union of NLP, Las Vegas
2013 Essay published in More of Life’s Spices: Seasoned Sistahs Keepin’ It Real, edited by Vicki L. Ward, Nubian Images Publishing (San Francisco); Winner, Honorable Mention in Women’s Studies, Indiefab 2013 Book of the Year Awards
2013 Ordained Holistic Minister with Ministerial Health Directive, LifeSpirit Congregational Church, Denville N.J.
2011 Clinical Aromatherapy Training (40 hours, Continuing Chaplaincy Education), Institute for Spiritual Healing and Aromatherapy (Arvada, Colo.), N.Y. and N.J.
2010 Ordained Minister, Universal Life Church, Seattle
2009 Third Degree, Usui Reiki Ryoho / Seichem-Reiki (Reiki Method of Natural Healing), Brenda Johnson, Reiki Master Teacher, East Orange, N.J.
2007 Certified Holistic Health Consultant, International Board of African Thinkers, Traditional Priests/Priestesses, Healers and Religion, Inc. Indianapolis, Ind. and Ghana, W. Africa
2003 Best Female Writer, Black Books Achievement Award, Harlem Book Fair, Harlem, N.Y.
2000 Human Behavioral Mastery Training, Capital Performance International, Inc., Riverdale, N.Y.

Higher Education

Master’s of Science Degree, Urban Planning (Community Development), Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, N.Y.
B.A., Art and B.A., Communications, Chapman College, Orange, Cal.