Meet the Staff

 

Andrew Barber connects us to the people who grow, distill, and distribute essential oils from around the world. He is passionate about essential oils and sourcing the highest quality oils he can find. Andrew practices healing first hand as a registered nurse working with children and as a meditation instructor. He has done extensive solitary and group retreats in the mountains of Colorado and California. He holds degrees in horticulture, biology, and nursing. Andrew researches and orders all of our oils, handles the accounting, fulfills orders and maintains the organic veggie garden.

 

Kim Stokely is our communicator. She facilitates the Healing Circle Community and on-line communications. Kim brings with her 25 years of managing non-profit businesses and supporting non-profit leaders. She is an experienced facilitator, having been trained as a life and professional coach and prepared by the Center for Courage and Renewal as a Circle of Trust facilitator. Kim provides life coaching for those who are on a journey toward greater wholeness and connection in their lives, helping individuals rise to their highest potential and bring their greatest gifts to the world. Kim also fulfills orders.

 

Dr Jillian Stansbury is a naturopathic physician who has practiced in SW Washington for 25 years specializing in women’s health, mental health, and chronic disease.  She holds undergraduate degrees in Medical Illustration and Medical Assisting and graduated with honors in both programs.  Dr Stansbury was also a long time Chair of the Botanical Medicine Program at the National College of Naturopathic Medicine and remains on the faculty teaching Botanical Medicine. In addition to her medical practice and teaching position, Dr Stansbury also writes and serves as a consultant and medical editor for numerous professional journals and organizations, plus teaches natural products chemistry and herbal medicine around the country and abroad. Dr Stansbury also leads classes and Ethnobotany trips in the Andes and Manu region of the Peruvian Amazon.  She has built a house in Cuzco and hosts studies in medical herbalism and trips to study plants and the mystical and healing traditions with several tribal communities. She is the mother of two adult children, and her hobbies include art, photography, playing the guitar and singing with friends, gardening, camping, cooking and especially eating, studying quantum and metaphysics and international travel.  When she’s not traveling or working, she can most likely be found in her garden.