Bachelor of Arts, French Language and Culture/Computer Science, Drew University, Madison, NJ
Clinical Herbalist, David Winston's Center for Herbal Studies, Washington, NJ
Reiki Master & Teacher, Usui System of Natural Healing in accordance with the Usui Shiki Ryoho, The Art of the Heart, Chester, NJ
Ordained Minister, Lifewing Center of the LifeSpirit Congregational Church, Denville, NJ
Level 2 Tuning Fork / Vibration and Sound Energy Practitioner Integrated Energy Therapy / Level 1 Therapist
Donna Reynolds, AHG, RMT
Donna is an experienced herbalist, an herbal educator - which includes being a voice for her native green plant allies - as well as a quiet tree-whisperer. She speaks about her magical, medicinal plants and trees often, frequenting parks, arboretums and local backyards, often for impromptu ‘herb’ walks.
She apprenticed for three years with Robin Rose Bennett. Her apprenticeship studies included one year of Herbalist-in-Residence clinical studies at the Robert Morrow Family Medical Center in the Bronx, NY.
Donna studied for four years with David Winston, RH (AHG), and is a graduate of his two-year Clinical Herbalist Training Program, his one-year Graduate Program for Herbal Practitioners, and his one-year Therapeutics Program for Herbal Practitioners at his school, David Winston’s Center for Herbal Studies, in Washington, NJ.
Additionally, she is also a student of Rosemary Gladstar, in her correspondence course: "The Science and Art of Herbalism", and is a graduate of her "Ecstasy of Teaching: Teacher Training Program for Herbalists".Donna has taught classes locally in New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania, at Sage Mountain Retreat Center in East Barre, VT, and in Erice and Agira, Sicily.
Locally, Donna is a former Treasurer for the NJ Chapter of the American Herbalists Guild in Changewater, NJ.
Donna is a member of the Ladies Auxiliary for the Chester Volunteer Fire Company and lives near Schooley's Mtn with her herbal teaching gardens. She is the mother of an adult daughter and enjoys free time with her constant four-legged companion, Emily, who accompanies her on her various botanical sojourns. In her spare time, when she is not coordinating classes, giving herb walks or furthering her holistic ministry, Donna is working on her book-in-progress, Tree Spirit Medicine: Re-establishing Our Sacred Connection.
As an Ordained Minister, Rev. Donna Reynolds is happy to help create and officiate at your meaningful celebrations, ceremonies and rituals that mark life's milestones. See more on the Spiritual Ceremonies page.
Additionally, Donna has recently completed training and attained a Certificate as both a Level 2 Vibration and Sound Therapist using both the Solfeggio frequency Tuning Forks as well as the weighted Solfeggio Body Tuners. She is also a Level 1 Integrated Energy Therapy Practitioner
Holistic offerings: Clinical Herbalist and Community Wise Woman, Herbal Educator, Ethno-botanist; Reiki Master & Teacher; Level 2 Vibration and Sound / Tuning Fork Therapist; Integrated Energy Therapy, Level 1 Practitioner. Chakra Chelation / Rebalancing; Ordained Minister from the Lightwing Center of the LifeSpirit Seminary;