Rev. Ellen Dionna, MSW, LCSW
Co-Director and Faculty
Ellen Dionna is a credentialed spiritual guide and licensed psychotherapist. She maintains a private practice in Dover, PA. Ellen has made in-depth study of the Divine Feminine and Celtic spirituality, including Celtic shamanism, and has also studied Native American spirituality and was apprenticed to Brazilian Amazonian shaman, Bernardo Peixoto, for over two years. She is an intuitive body-energy healer with training in the Barbara Brennan method. She served on faculty of the Rowe Center Spiritual Guidance Program in Rowe, MA for five years. Ellen uses art extensively in her teaching, in the form of mandalas, intuitive drawing exercises, and collage. She has been leading workshops in the field of Human Psychology and Spiritual Development for over 40 years. She is the author of SPIRITUAL SAMPLER: ILLUMINATING INNER WISDOM. As a spiritual director and guide, Ellen was ordained into the Church of Spiritual Science in 2015. Ellen shares her enthusiasm and expertise in Celtic spirituality and studies through leading annual pilgrimages to Ireland. She draws on the work of spiritual teachers including: Atum O’Kane, Chelsea Wakefield, and Steve Kanji Ruhl.
- BA in Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Summa Cum Laude, 1983
- Masters in Social Work, Simmons College, Boston, 1985
- Graduate of a two-year formation program in the Art of Spiritual Guidance from Silver Dove Institute, Burlington VT, 2005
Rev. Donna Alcorn DNP, RN, CNER
Co-Director and Faculty
Donna is a Certified Archetypal Consultant, having completed studies at the Caroline Myss CMED Institute and is well versed in archetypal astrology and tarot. She has an extensive background in the Science of Intuition from the Holos Institutes of Health where she studied with Caroline Myss Ph.D. and Dr. Norman Shealy. Her in-depth experience practicing as an intuitive energy healer for many years is informed by a variety of healing approaches including Healing Touch, Barbara Brennan method, Reconnective Healing, Hakomi Method of Experiential Psychotherapy, and The Energy Codes by Dr. Sue Morter. Donna is a graduate of a five-year course of study on mysticism and was ordained into the Church of Spiritual Science in 2000. She is a Reiki Master and has been a guest speaker and workshop presenter at numerous holistic conferences. She has a passion for giving expression to the re-emergence of the Divine Feminine in the world.
Donna holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing with a minor in Psychology from the College of New Jersey, a Masters of Education Degree with a major in Nursing: Curriculum Development and Teaching in Nursing from Teachers College, Columbia University, and obtained her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from The Pennsylvania State University with a focus in leadership. She has served as the Director of Nursing Services in a non-profit organization, a Coaching Fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and has broad experience teaching in academic and community settings.