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Suki Healing Arts

Shamanic Healing with Art Practice which includes:

* soul retrieval
* extractions
* art journeys
* guided ceremony
* workshops
* remote healings

I am an artist and have been since I was really little. I enjoy making art in many mediums, from felting to glass work, and facilitating art as a path to healing for others. I call it “art coaching“. I love making things from found objects and the everyday things of life, making small dioramas like little altars. I also love anything that glitters or has feathers or bright colors. I believe that color itself heals us all.

         I have been studying Hawaiian Shamanism for the past four years with Hank Wesselman of Shared Wisdom and have started to facilitate shamanic journeywork, soul retrieval, and healing sessions for people who are interested in delving into the nature of their existence and life path. This includes helping others to heal from past traumas and experiences and to move closer to finding true soul purpose and passions.

         I have a cozy “Suki Cave” in my home with a heated massage table and an adjoining art studio. During the post-journey period, my clients and I explore the healing experience in the artistic medium of their choice.  I invite my clients to come and take some time for themselves, to relax and rest, to do some art and connect with their inner voice and true self.

         I am also trained in doing remote healing sessions that includes creating a small art piece for my client, to mark the healing that occurs.  I then send the artwork, along with a detailed description of the healing session, to the healee.

         I attended Parson’s School of Design, The Art Student’s League, and Fashion Institute of Technology, where I studied millinery design with Ann Albrizio and graduated with a BFA in Therapeutic and Fine Arts from Vermont College. I have been studying with Hank Wesselman and Jill Kuykendall of SharedWisdom for two years via their Visionseeker workshops and the SharedWisdom Continuum Program series, ever deepening my personal growth and visionary and healing skills.

Suki Ciappara, BFA
22 Leonard Street
Barre, VT 05641



My work focuses on

Health Concerns
Relationship issues
Emotional Trauma
Unresolved Anger

I am available for appointments by telephone or at my office for the following:

Soul Retrieval
Extraction Healing
Word Doctoring
Soul Mending
About Remote Healings

I teach workshops in:

Practicing the Basics of Shamanic Healing
Drum Making

I can also personally craft shaman drums and rattles especially for you.

Susan Grimaldi, MEd
138 Main Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602



Susan, a native of Wales, is an active shamanic practitioner, teacher, facilitator counselor and transformatioanl coach. She is the founder of Shaman Song: The Center for Shamanic Studies, and a co-founder of The Seventh Academy, both based in Wilmington, Delaware; and she has her own shamanic healing & counseling practice. Susan has offices in Delaware, Pennsylvannia and Vermont. She is also affiliated with the Alchemy Leadership Group based in the UK. As well as coaching her work includes classical and transformative shamanic techniques, energy healing, past-life regression and hypnotherapy. Susan is the facilitator of teaching and healing circles in Delaware and Pennsylvania, and has organized, and presented at, conferences on shamanism, alternative & complementary medicine, women's studies and other spiritually-oriented holistic gatherings. Susan is an adjunct faculty member for Burlington College in Vermont. She works with individuals, families and groups.

Appointments for healing and transformational coaching are available with Susan in person, long distance or by telephone. See for more information about Susan's mentoring and coaching programs.

Susan is offering an intensive study in shamanism that includes core and cross cultural methods and disciplines. Year 1 focuses upon shamanism for self healing and integration of the shamanistic dimensions. Year 2 focuses upon the shamanic methods used when working with clients. Throughout this program initiations are introduced to strengthen the student into the deeper domains of the work.

Please visit her website for

Susan McClellan, MA
PO Box 122
Pawlet, VT 05761




Every now and then we lose our way and sense of balance. Getting lost is part of life's journey. We will each lose and find balance many times, and we will each have unique journeys back to balance.

What misery we experience when we are lost! What joy fills our hearts when we return home!

I am a shamanic practitioner and educator of Native American and European descent, a survivor of Polio, and a visual and performing artist. I studied with indigenous healers and elders for almost thirty years.

I utilize journeywork, wisdom talks, ceremony, ritual, bodywork, and elements of curanderismo to aid individuals restore balance, and address:

Health Concerns
Life Challenges
Multigenerational Family Pain
Relationship Issues
Shamanic practitioner/educator
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