Hunter Healing Hands
Integrative & Intuitive Shamanic Wellness

Jessica Hunter

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Workshops, Events,

Certification Programs 

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Please note that Group Healing Events, Circles, and Workshops are for self growth, enrichment, and development for age 18 years of age and older.   They are not a replacement for certifications and / or professional holistic healing training to provide and / or teach healing services for others.  If you are interested in pursuing training or certification in holistic healing, Certification Programs that are available at Hunter Healing Hands are listed at the bottom of the page.

Workshops & Events

Shamanic Intuitive Healing Journey Circle

Join us to connect in sacred circle for healing Shamanic Journey work.  Intuitive and healing Shamanic Journey Work is the sole focus, for guidance and healing from the helping Spirits.  These are in-depth shamanic circles for those who already have an established experience in the Shamanic Journey, and wish to further those skills and connections to helping Spirits.  Interactive healing work  is incorporated, along with various shamanic techniques.  Each circle has a different focus and / or topic of healing.  Snacks and Refreshments provided.  Extra Drums and Rattles provided for use if needed, or bring your own Drum or Rattle.

Journey Circle Pre-Requisite:    A solid and experienced ability to do a Shamanic Journey

Next Journey Circle Date:

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Circle Time:  7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Exchange:   $40 - with pre-registration. 

Registration:  Please note that registration for the May 19th Circle is closed - Journey Circle is full.


Walking in the Worlds

 The Shamanic Journey  

Full Day Intensive Workshop

The Shamanic Journey is an ancient technique to connect with Spirit and Energy,and is used to step into the Spirit worlds.  This workshop will cover what the Shamanic Journey is, how it works, and various ways of using it from a Core Shamanism perspective, for personal healing connections.  Students will learn how to safely and effectively conduct a Shamanic Journey, learn some introductory basics of Shamanism, and learn about, and how to work, with Spirit Guides and Power Animals.  Discussion of and hands on exploration of the various worlds in Shamanism is also incorporated, in addition to various techniques and exercises in different aspects of Shamanic Journey work.  This is a very thorough and in-depth workshop in Shamanic Journeying.    No experience necessary, anyone called to learn how to Journey is welcome to take this workshop.  

* This workshop is also a required pre-requisite for the Shamanic Practitioner Certification Program.  Details for that program may be found at the bottom of the page.

Next Journey Workshop Date:  

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Workshop Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Exchange: $150 - with pre-registration 

Registration:  Please note that registration for the June 3rd Workshop is closed - Workshop is full.

Group Shamanic Ceremony

Pequot Warrior

Honoring the Pequots

A Sacred Shamanic Ceremony

 for Healing and Honoring the Victims, Perpetrators, and the Land

connected with the Pequot War

Please join us for this sacred ceremony to honor the local Pequot Tribe, and join in a circle of healing for all ancestral ties of all of the victims, perpetrators, and land spirits, connected to this war.  This ceremony is being held on the anniversary of the "Great Swamp Fight" - one of the largest and most impactful Native American battles in the history of New England - that finally ended in Fairfield (Southport), Connecticut, on July 13, 1637.  We cannot forget to honor the natives who sacrificed their lives and their land.  This ceremony will include shamanic healing work for all victims, perpetrators, and the land, including healing for our own ancestral ties to these entanglements.  We will be honoring the Spirits in various forms.  Please join us to honor their lives.

Disclaimer: Please note this event is not associated with or sponsored by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation or any of its affiliates.

All welcome to attend, no experience necessary.  The first part of this ceremony for the evening will begin at Hunter Healing Hands, 

and then continue at various land locations connected to the Pequot War to leave offerings for the remainder of the evening.

Friday, July 13, 2018

7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Exchange: $40 with pre-registration.  All of the proceeds will be donated to the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation.

If you cannot attend , but would like to make a donation to support this ceremony, please contact Jessica.

Registration:  Contact Jessica at 203-916-8381 or e-mail her at [email protected]  Space is limited, Ages 18 and up to attend.

Energy Healing for the Empath

Self - Healing Techniques and Survival Skills for the Empath

Are you an Empath?  Empaths are highly sensitive individuals who so often struggle with navigating emotionally, physically, energetically, and spiritually in life.   Many go through life experiencing so many challenges, and are unaware of the source of their sensitivity; and some do realize the source of their sensitivity, but are not sure how to work with the challenges that come along with it.  Although being an Empath can be a unique road to walk, it does not have to disable you, and you can learn to manage it and survive in a balanced and healthy way with this intuitive ability. This workshop will discuss the components of being an Empath, and incorporate self-healing skills and tools to assist with the process of managing this ability in a balanced and healthy way.  No experience necessary, this workshop is open to anyone called to learn self-healing tools and skills to assist them with their Empath sensitivity.    Energy Healing for the Empath Workshop Includes the following:

- Class Lecture & Discussion

- Grounding & Balancing Techniques

- Protection Techniques for Self Survival & Energy Preservation

- How to Identify, Discern, & Work with your Empathic Psychic & Emotional Signals

- Transformation Techniques for Clearing Toxic Energies

- A Shamanic Ceremony for Release & Empowerment

- A Customized Medicine Bag for Empaths

Next Empath Workshop Date: 

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Workshop Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location:  Hunter Healing Hands

Exchange: $75 - with pre-registration.

Registration:  Contact Jessica at 203-916-8381 or [email protected] to register.  Space is limited. 

Ages 18 and up to attend. 

Healing for Felines at Aristokatz

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Holistic Energy Healing for your Cat Companion 

Reiki * Crystal Healing * Shamanic Healing

Jessica currently donates holistic energy healing sessions for feline patients at Aristokatz Cat Care in Fairfield, CT.  Jessica has a special place in her heart for cats, and has worked with all types of cats - healthy, ferals, special needs, and terminally ill - in both private and shelter environments.  Jessica is available on select Mondays each month during Aristokatz office hours.  She will be at Aristokatz for these upcoming dates:

Monday, May 21, 2018

Monday, June 4, 2018

Monday, June 18, 2018  

If you would like to schedule a session for your feline, please contact Dr. Geri Katz at 203-690-1099 for more information and to schedule. Healing sessions are free as a donation to all current Aristokatz feline patients.

Sacred Shamanic Drum & Rattle Making Workshops 

Horse Hide Drum

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Deer Hide Rattle

Adorned with Crystals, Feathers, & Shells

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Walk with the Spirits to the Beat of Your Own Drum or Rattle!

Natural Hide Drums & Rattles

Shamanic Rattle Making Workshop

Workshop Time is approximately 4 hours (can run longer depending on the process).

Includes all-natural materials and hide to create a Shamanic Rattle, natural materials to decorate and adorn the Rattle, Shamanic healing and guidance to spiritually and energetically connect to your rattle, and instructional guidance in the creating process.     

Shamanic Rattle Making Workshops are taught by Private Appointment.  Contact Jessica if you are interested for more info.

Shamanic Drum Making Workshops

Workshop Time is approximately 8 hours  (can run longer depending on the process).

Includes all-natural materials and hides to create a Shamanic Drum, shamanic healing and guidance to spiritually and energetically connect to your Drum, and instructional guidance in the creating process.  A Drum Beater is also included, and part of the creating process.  Different natural hides are available for the type of Drum you would like to create.  

Drum making fees vary depending on the size of the Drum being created.  

Shamanic Drum Making Workshops are taught by Private Appointment.  Contact Jessica if you are interested in creating a Drum.

Certification & Accredited Training Programs

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Stone Spirit Program

Crystal Healing Practitioner Certification Program

An Accredited Program by The World Metaphysical Association

Healing with Crystals from the Metaphysical and Animistic Perspective

This program gives students a very in-depth and extensive approach to crystals and crystal healing.  The program includes a wide variety of reputable crystal healing teachings and techniques, lecture, and extensive hands-on training within the courses.  Training is personalized to each student in conjunction with the program curriculum.  

This program begins with exploration of Core Crystal Courses - including an in-depth geological and metaphysical introduction, cleansing, charging, and programming crystals, working with various aspects and teachings with various Quartz formations, connecting with crystals to discover their messages, Spirits, and connections, learning to create various aspects of Crystal Grids and energy fields, and learning to create and work with Crystal Elixirs.  Intermediate and Advanced Crystal Courses in the program explore Crystal Healing Ethics, Crystal Healing and Energy Centers, Crystal Creations and Holistic Remedies, and learning to conduct full body Crystal Healing formations and healing sessions for the self and others.  The focus is a combination of crystal healing methodologies and development of the student's connection to developing a strong and deep relation to working with the energetic healing of Crystals and their spiritual and energetic components with an animistic perspective.

Pre-Requisite:   No pre-requisite is required for this program.

The Stone Spirit Program is a crystal healing intensive certification program.  Training for the courses may be completed in 2 full weekends, or 4 separate days.   Certification is issued upon completion of the program.

Stone Spirit Program Registration:

Stone Spirit Program training sessions are scheduled by Appointment. 
Students must complete an application process to be accepted into this program.  Contact Jessica for more information if you are interested.  

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Shamanic Spirit Program

2 Year Shamanic Practitioner Certification Program

A focus in Core Shamanism with elements of North American & Siberian Spirit Medicine

The Shamanic Spirit program incorporates a combination of lecture, shamanic healing techniques, and extensive hands-on training. 
Training is personalized to each student and their skill levels in conjunction with the program curriculum. The program consists of a combination of Foundation and Advanced courses with teachings from a variety of reputable shamanic teachers in Core Shamanism, including Michael Harner, Sandra Ingerman, and Hank Wesselman.  Additional practices in various North American and Siberian shamanic traditions are also included in this program.  The program includes shamanic training for the self, in addition to training for providing shamanic healing for others. Shamanic ethics and standards of practice are also included in the training.

The first year of the program begins with Foundation Shamanic Training, and explores beginner and intermediate courses in Core Shamanism, including discussions and applications of various forms of Shamanic Practice, further exploration of levels and depths of Shamanic Journey work, Cleansing and Protection techniques, honoring Spirit Guides and developing Spirit Relations, Shamanic Ceremonial work, Power Animal Healing, techniques for Transforming Energies, Empowerment techniques, working with the Elements, in addition to many other shamanic techniques.  The second year of the program incorporates Advanced Shamanic Training and healing techniques such as Soul Retrieval, Extraction, Curse Unraveling, Psychopomp Healing, Ancestral Healing, Space Clearing and Blessing Healing, Spirit Attachment Removal and Shamanic Depossession are explored, in addition to many other advanced training techniques.  Training throughout the program incorporates and encourages self practice and development in conjunction with the applied training and curriculum as the student progresses through each course in the program.  Shamanic Practitioner Certification is issued upon completion of both Foundation and Advanced Shamanic Training. 

Pre-Requisite for Shamanic Spirit Program:     Walking in the Worlds: The Shamanic Journey Full Day Intensive Workshop
Shamanic Spirit Program Registration:

Shamanic Spirit Program training dates are scheduled by Appointment.  
Upon completion of the pre-requisite, students must complete an application process to be accepted into this program.  
Contact Jessica for more information if you are interested.

Policies for Group Events, Circles, & Workshops

Events, Circles, and Workshops:  Fees are non-refundable; however, in the instance that the Event, Circle, or Workshop is totally cancelled by Hunter Healing Hands, all pre-registration funds are refunded to all participants.

Drum & Rattle Workshops: Drum & Rattle Workshop fees are non-refundable - however, in the event you cannot make your scheduled appointment, the fee may be credited towards scheduling a new Drum or Rattle Creating Appointment.

Policies for Crystal Healing Certification & Shamanic Practitioner Certification Programs

A 24 Hour Notice is required for cancelling and/or rescheduling Training and/or Class Appointments.

Payments for Classes and Training Programs are non-refundable, but may be credited towards rescheduling Training Dates or Classes.  

Payment plans made for the Stone Spirit Program and Shamanic Spirit Program are an arrangement between the student and Hunter Healing Hands, and may differ depending on each program's fees, circumstances, and arrangements.