|About Earthkeepers Foundation
Kathryn Flynn Michaels, B.F.A., L.M.S.W., L.H., N.L.P.M.P. , E.M.D.R. Certified
Kathryn Flynn Michaels has studied various healing traditions for over 35 years. She attended
Johns Hopkins University and NYU Tisch School of the Arts where she studied writing,
anthropology, and film-making. She worked with Barbara Marx Hubbard on her documentary
project, "The Evolution of Human Consciousness." She later returned to NYU to receive her
licensed masters degree in clinical social work.
Working to teach empowerment tools to her clients individually and in groups, she integrates
contemporary clinical skills with modalities from many traditions. Specializing in trauma , P.T.S.D.
Disorders, and recovery from addictions, she began to notice dramatic shifts in people using the
wisdom teachings she received from various teachers. These practices include mindfulness
meditation, guided imagery, hypnosis, neuro-linguistic programming, EMDR, Cognitive Behavioral
therapy, and Shamanic practices.
Kathryn studied with many medicine people, including Incan elders Don Umberto and Dona
Bernadina (in picture below), Don Martin "El Condor", Don Francisco Flores, Mohawk stonekeeper
Barbara Little Bear, Ecuadorian Yachak Don Jorge Tamayo, the acclaimed Moche healers Dona
Ysabel & Olinda (to whom she is apprenticed in the Mesada San Pedro ceremony), Dr. Alberto
Villoldo, Tara Brach, Sandra Ingerman, Donna Eden, David Nichtern, Hank Wesselman, Suzanne
Northrop,and John Perkins, to name a few. Initiated in the Andean tradition, she received the
sacred rites (Karpays), including those of the Earthkeepers, Munay Ki, and Don Martin's Hatun
Kathryn is also a Master Practitioner of NeuroLinguistic Programing & Ericksonian hypnosis
through the NLP Center of NYC, and completing her study in Clinical Hypnosis with Madeleine
Lawrence Ph.d, with the National Guild of Hypnotists. She is registered in level One E.M.D.R
taught by Dr Frances Shapiro. Kathryn is also a graduate of the Four Winds Healing the Light Body
School, a certified Dying Consciously Instructor and an non-denominational minister.
In addition, she is the creator of Transformational Health Consulting, which advises on integrative
alternatives to creating vibrant health, and well as positive holistic options for those with cancer.
Kathryn currently resides in the New Hampshire Sea Coast, while maintaining a presence in New
York City, where she grew up and lived most of her life.
She sees private clients, conducts transformational groups, teaches and has the honor of
being the founder & Director of Earthkeepers Foundation.