Over the ten-year period of practicing as a Clinical Herbalist, Abrah has learned to listen first, and offer recommendations second.
When we are heard and understood by someone concerned for our wellbeing the possibility of wellness opens naturally.
It is only after Abrah listens deeply to her clients’ concerns that she offers recommendations particular to each individuals’ needs.
Abrah’s personal journey began with a life threatening illness that found her on life supports for 6 weeks in an intensive care unit. This experience was her first step in her education towards holistic plant based medicine.
Abrah lived in a meditation retreat centre for eight year studying the relationship between the body, mind and the environment (which includes water, air, forests, gardens and other people). She is a graduate of Dominion Herbal College four-year Clinical Herbal Therapist Diploma Program in Burnaby, British Columbia. Abrah spend seven years working in palliative care and is trained as a doula.
Abrah has training in iridology, Bach Flower essences and is a Reiki Master.
Abrah is author of The Herbal Apprentice: Plant Medicine and the Human Being. She has taught plant medicine at Olds College in Olds Alberta and has trained 10 Master Herbalist is a three-year apprentice program.
Abrah is available for consultations Tuesday and Thursday afternoons and evenings at Ottawa Holistic Wellness
Consultations with Abrah can be booked at the Institute of Traditional Medicine for more information: