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Rachel Silves – Registered Herbal Therapist & Certified Aromatherapist & Coach

Rachel Silves is an herbalist and aromatherapist in Bellingham, Washington. Rachel is a Registered Herbal Therapist (RHT) through the British Columbia Herbalists Association (BCHA) and a Certified Aromatherapist through the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA).

Rachel has over 2000 hours of herbal studies including clinical experience with Medical Herbalist Katolen Yardley, online programs with Heartwood, Aviva Romm, MD; Paul Bergner, and Jessie Hawkins, PhD; and independent study. Rachel has completed aromatherapy studies with Jade Shutes and Jessie Hawkins, PhD.

Rachel completed an apprenticeship with Living Earth Herbs, with herbalist Michele Sanger. Rachel’s work at Living Earth Herbs included consultations, retail, and teaching support. In addition, Rachel has taught continuing education classes at Whatcom Community College and was faculty at Northwest Indian College.

Rachel completed a year long coaching program with Joanna Lindenbaum and is pursuing certification as a Sacred Depths coach. Rachel brings her coaching into her herbal practice to help clients take action and foster true change in their lives.

Rachel’s formal education includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Community Health and a Master of Arts degree in Rehabilitation Counseling. Professionally, Rachel has 13 years’ experience as a community social worker supporting individuals with achieving their vocational and housing goals.

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My Approach

I take a balanced, open minded and practical approach to working with you.

My approach combines Carl Rogers Humanistic Psychology, Motivational Interviewing, and critical thinking.

This approach allows me to be empathetic, non-judgemental, and balanced so that we can focus on and prioritize what matters most to you!

Unique Framework

I combine my herbal knowledge with my academic background in science, anatomy, physiology, and pathology. I love to learn and am committed to continuing my education and stay current in the field.

Let’s boost your herbal confidence together!

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