The Pacific Northwest Core Shamanic Community

Shamanic Healers and Teachers - Oregon

This list is not a recommendation list but more like a town square. Anyone in our community can be posted here as long as they are practicing and teaching techniques that rely on the power animals/teacher guides as the main resource for inspirationand healing.

Alida Birch:Practitioner, teacher, community organizer
Testimonials on her site.

Jan Engels-Smith: Shamanic Teacher & Practitioner
Other disciplines: Telepathic Communication, Mediumship, Channeling, Psychic Development, Reiki
Contact: Phone: 503.669.3013,
Websites: or
Testimonials on her site: Jan has performed over 3,000 soul retrievals. She has been in education since 1976 with a Masters in Education and minor in group dynamics.


Lenore Norrgard, MA: Instructor; Healer; Certified Harner Method Shamanic Counselor. Founder of Circle of the Living Earth shamanic healing and educational congregation; officiates weddings and funerals.
Contact: 503.450.9991,
Practices: Shamanism, Medicine for the Earth. Lenore has provided shamanic healing, empowerment and instruction since 1992. Her Shamanic Healing Apprenticeship Program offers intensive, integrated, comprehensive training for practitioners, with an emphasis on building foundations for ethical practice. She mentors newer practitioners, and also is a spiritual activist, utilizing shamanic practices for social healing and peacemaking.

Lauri J. Shainsky, Ph.D.: Practitioner, Shamanic Sound Healing Practitioner, instructor, ceremonial singer/facilitator.
Specialty: a unique and potent blend of shamanism and sound healing, with a strong connection to the nature spirits. Soul retrieval, extraction, cord-cutting, singing Reiki and other healing ceremonies. Intensives in shamanic sound healing, Reiki attunements, group and one-on-one training and mentoring at Hidden Lake Retreat. Lauri also makes house calls. Associate healer/teacher, council member of LightSong, founding member of the Society for Shamanic Practitioners, Graduate of the FSS 3-year program.
Contact: 503-637-3407


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