Meet the Teachers

Having an in-depth academic background in Environmental Science has given me the deep understanding of what 'we' do to this planet and the damage 'we' cause.  I have for the best part of 30 years been fascinated with the destructive relationship man-kind has had on our delicate ecosystem; and at the same time the inherent disconnection 'we' have with our planet. 

I have always had an interest in things spiritual and shamanic, and as the years have progressed have gained a deeper understanding and reasoning of how our connection with our own spirit can help us beyond any physical therapy.  I became drawn to Energy Medicine after my adrenal glands started to fail, and the results have been deep and amazing; combination of energy medicine and connecting back into nature, simply got me back on my feet!​  I have also spent the large part of the last 30 years learning about myself, unravelling the shadows to find out who I really am.



Energy Medicine has helped me personally on so many levels: spiritual, emotional, physical and mental.  The energies I use are very 'Shamanic' in nature and link together my interests in Bon Buddhism, Laika, Celtic and First Nations Traditions.  I regularly act now as 'Teacher' and 'Mentor' providing workshops (online and offline) in all energy medicine modalities (Reiki & Seichem, Munay-Ki rites, Shamanic work, etc).



I started nearly 20 years ago, working in the corporate world, with birds of prey.  Over the past 10 years this has changed dramatically - now work co-operatively with my birds as a therapy modality for people - Animal Assisted Therapy - bringing nature-therapy, energy medicine and AAT together as a complete package for people has been outstanding.

I am a Shinrin-Yoku (Forest Bathing) Practitioner and hold an International Forest Therapy Guide Diploma - bringing people into nature, allowing them to connect and unwind and just 'be'.

Of course 'My Teachers' for the past 20 years have been my birds - details below.

Please fee free to browse what I have to offer and get in touch if you have any questions. 

Karen Stead-Dexter PhD

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PostDoc - Ecotoxicology

PhD Environmental Geochemistry

MSc Radiation & Environmental Protection

BSc (Hons) 1st Class Environmental Science

 

Reiki & Seichem Master/Teacher

Advanced Practitioner in Flower & Vibrational Essences

Shinrin-Yoku Practitioner

ITEC Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid

International Forest Therapy Guide Diploma

 

Shamanic work with South American, Native American (Navajo & Lakota), and Celtic Studies over 30 years.

Feathered Teachers

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Rosie

European Eagle Owl

A majestic 30 yr old, who has the best hug in the world.

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George

Barn Owl

Gorgeous boy who is loved by everyone who interacts with him.

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Artemis

Common Buzzard

stunning female who is a learner in regards to everything!

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Kalil

Gyr/Saker Falcon

An old soul who loves spending time with everyone.

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Khan

Gyr/Saker Falcon

Now in his 20s, Khan still loves to show off his flying skills.

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Inca

Kestrel

The smallest, yet biggest personality out of everyone.

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Eela

Harris Hawk

Hunter, friend, loyal companion.

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Kai

Harris Hawk

My boy - has an amazing connection with youngsters.