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Elisabeth Freise-Mick is the founder of Sacred Celebrations.
She is an ordained, registered Minister in the State of Oregon,
a certified Death Midwife, married, and a mother of two. With
her husband, a dog and a cat, she lives in beautiful Yamhill
County. Elisabeth's varied interests also include painting,
photography, hiking, kayaking, herbalism, essential oils,
flower essences, labyrinths, drumming, and energy healing.


    Ordained Minister - through SHES (1997)

    Training (Death & Dying):

    "The Sacred Art of Caring for Our Dead" (pre-conference workshop) - NHFA Conference (2010)

    "Caring for our Own at Death" - Crossings (2009)

    Certified Death Midwife (Home Funeral Guide) - Final Passages (2005-2006)

    "Shamanism, Dying, and Beyond" (advanced workshop) - The Foundation For Shamanic Studies (2005)

    "Being With Dying" (workshop) - Joan Halifax (2003)

    Hospice Volunteer - Compassion In Action "The Twilight Brigade" (2000)

    Hospice Volunteer - Willamette Valley Hospice, Salem, Oregon (1999)

    Training (Other Fields):

    Jesse Reno Workshop via Art & Soul Retreats (March 2015)

    "Bloom True" Workshop - with Flora Bowley (May 2013 & June 2015)

    "Color of Woman Method" Training - with Shiloh Sophia McCloud (2013)

    Red Madonna Mystery School - with Shiloh Sophia McCloud (Jan. 2012 - Feb. 2013)

    Shamanic Herbal Training in the Wise Woman Tradition - with Julie Charette Nunn (2006)

    Star Essence Practitioner Certification - with Star Riparetti (1999)

    "Painting from the Source" Workshop - with Aviva Gold (Seattle, WA, 1998 & Oracle, AZ, 2016)

    Alchemical Healing Level I + II - with Nicki Scully (1997)

    Etheric Healing "Vormanns Method" - with Eric Vormanns (1996)

    "Wild Art!" Process Painting Workshop - with Ken Rothman

    "Path of the Soul: Life as a Creative Process" (advanced workshop) - The Foundation For Shamanic Studies (1995)

    "The Way of the Shaman®" (basic workshop) - The Foundation For Shamanic Studies (1993)

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