About Joie Power, Ph.D.

Director of Highlands School of Natural Healing

Joie Power, Ph.D.

Joie Power, Ph.D.

Dr. Power is a retired board certified neuropsychologist and former Assistant Professor of Surgery/Neurosurgery at the Medical College of Georgia, where she performed intra-operative cortical mapping with renowned neurosurgeon Herman Flanigan, M.D. She has over 20 years of clinical experience in both in-patient and out-patient settings and during her years of practice has also been both a practitioner and student of alternative healing methods, including herbal medicine, aromatherapy, Reiki, Chinese Medicine, and other energetic healing systems. Her extensive formal training and experience in the olfactory and limbic systems of the brain give her a unique qualification for understanding the actions of essential oils in the body. Dr. Power is the founder and former owner of Dreaming Earth Botanicals and is now a clinical consultant for Artisan Aromatics as well as an internationally known writer and teacher in the fields of aromatherapy and alternative medicine. Her approach to aromatherapy weaves together her solid scientific training and strong clinical skills with a holistic philosophy that honors body, mind and spirit. Dr. Joie Power is also the author of The Quick Study Guide to Aromatherapy and numerous published articles on aromatherapy and related topics.

In addition to teaching courses in aromatherapy for Highlands School of Natural Healing, Dr. Power has presented workshops on aromatherapy and the use of essential oils for the following schools and institutions:

  • American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA), Atlanta Chapter
  • Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism
  • Botanologos School of Herbal Studies
  • Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine
  • National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA), S.E. Conference
  • North Carolina Center for Health and Wellness, University of NC, Asheville (UNCA)

Aromatherapy Consultation and Formulation

In addition to teaching Aromatherapy Workshops, Dr. Power also provides:

  • Product Development for companies wishing to create natural products utilizing Essential Oils, Herbal Products or Aromatherapy Blends
  • Personal business coaching to those wishing to create new products or businesses in the natural products field
  • Mentoring to Aromatherapists and others in alternative healing
  • Aromatherapy / Natural Healing presentations and workshops to healthcare groups and healthcare facilities
  • Editing and/or ghost writing of articles and books in the fields of aromatherapy, herbal medicine, natural healing, & the neurosciences

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