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