Faculty

Francesca McCartney  PhD

Founder | Faculty Instructor | Executive Director

Since 1976, Dr. McCartney has worked in the field of intuition as a medical intuitive in an integrative health clinic, a pastoral counselor, author and educator. In 1984, Francesca McCartney founded the Academy of Intuition Medicine® in Mill Valley, California USA.

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Francesca synthesizes her thirty years of study in Eastern and Western spiritual and healing arts into a multi-modality approach which grounds her in respectfulness for the uniqueness of the individual. From her pastoral counseling and medical intuitive work with thousands of clients Francesca developed the Intuition Medicine curriculum.

Read Francesca’s story
Curriculum Vitae (CV)

CONTACT INFO
Email: francesca@intuitionmedicine.org 

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Jacqueline S Chan  DO, MIM

Faculty | Integrative Medicine Physician | Energy Medicine Practitioner

Dr. Jacqueline Chan made a conscious choice to integrate two empirically verifiable truths: a specific compound, herbal or pharmaceutical, can help “cure” an illness; mental thoughts and cellular trauma or feelings locked in the body can both cause illness and heal illness.

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She graduated from Mount Holyoke College magna cum laude in philosophy then did a short stint in an MBA finance program on Wall Street in New York City. Jacqueline decided her true calling was in medicine. In 1994 she graduated from Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Jacqueline is board certified in Integrative Holistic Medicine and Neuromusculokeletal Medicine. Dr. Chan spent 18 years honing her skills as an integrative physician by studying herbs, functional medicine, heavy metal detox, osteopathic manipulation, nutrition, bio-identical hormone balancing and functional lab analysis.

In 2012 she collaborated on a research study on chronic disease with Beverly Rubik, PhD at the Institute of Frontier Science. In 2013, she graduated from the Academy of Intuition Medicine® trained as a Medical Intuitive and remote healer. In 2014 she completed a Transformative Leadership Training; and created a Chakra Doctor Series and Energetic Boundaries Course within a yoga teacher-training program. Dr. Chan’s goal is to connect the patient to their truth, wisdom and own innate healing force within their body. As a holistic medicine physician she believes that compassion, presence and grace are crucial healing forces along with intelligently applied clinical knowledge.

CONTACT INFO
Email: docchan22@gmail.com
Voice: (415) 945.3213
Web: marinnaturalmedicine.com/jacqueline-chan-do/

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Melissa Patterson  ND MIM

Faculty | Anatomy and Healing

Dr. Melissa Patterson specializes in bringing balance and healing to the intersection of the body, energy, emotions and spirit. She has been in clinical practice as a naturopathic doctor for almost two decades. She utilizes Intuition Medicine® with a focus on medical intuition in her healing and teaching practice.

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She is the founder of the healing modality Somatic Awakening®, a modality and spiritual practice that brings deep healing and peace into a person’s being utilizing their own inherent healing potential.

Dr. Patterson is a graduate of Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, as well as a class of 2003 graduate of the Master certificate in Intuition Medicine®. Dr. Patterson has been a holistic healing instructor for 20 years. She teaches Anatomy and Healing at the Academy of Intuition Medicine® and Medical Intuition at Energy Medicine University. She has been the director and instructor of the program Consciousness, Healing and Ecology at New College of California; and taught nutrition and botanical medicine at Bauman College. Melissa taught holistic theory, massage, nutrition, mind-body medicine, yoga and botanical medicine at Rainstar University where she also served as Chair of the Health Department.

CONTACT INFO
Voice: (707) 829-8137
Email: drmpatterson@gmail.com
Web: www.intuitive-nd.com

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Dee Merz  MIM

Medical Intuitive | Teen Course Teacher | Adjunct Faculty

Dee Merz brings the culmination of 35 years of intense curiosity, mature experience, and enlightened evolution into the art and science of healing.

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Dee’s intuitive skills help her clients to reconnect with their own mystic power, rediscover the meaning and purpose of their life journey, and most importantly to become re-enchanted with their own spirit.

Dee is trained in Vital Energy Transformations, Master Certificate in Intuition Medicine® Certified First, Second, Third Degree Reiki Master in Usui System of Natural Healing; and is senior faculty in the Academy programs.

CONTACT INFO
Northern California sessions in-person, phone, Skype
Email: info@deemerzenergy.com
Voice: (707) 696-7213
Web: deemerzenergy.com

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Laura Genoway  BA, MIM

Intuitive Consultant | Adjunct Faculty

Laura Genoway has been an energy medicine practitioner, mentor and teacher since 1994 and a member of the Academy of Intuition Medicine faculty since 2008. She is passionate about supporting individuals on their journey toward wholeness and in finding the joy in living a creative and intuitive life.

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Laura began her formal training with the study of art and architecture at Texas A&M University, earning a Bachelor of Environmental Design. As a designer and visionary artist, her interest in the creative process and altered states of consciousness led her to study with many innovative teachers including Michael Harner PhD (core shamanism), Kurt Schnaubelt PhD (aromatherapy), Rosalyn Bruyere (hands-on-healing) and Francesca McCartney PhD (intuition). She has a Master Certification in Intuition Medicine, and certifications as a Usui Reiki Master/Teacher and Aromatherapy. Laura was a Registered Massage Therapist in the state of Texas where she co-founded one of the first aromatherapy boutiques focusing on traditional French medical Aromatherapy in 1994.

Laura is an Adjunct faculty member and has a private practice offering in-person and long distance intuitive consultations and energy healing as well as classes on energy healing, consciousness and lucid dream development.

CONTACT INFO
Voice: (415) 305-6502
Email: laura@inner-illumination.com
Web: inner-illumination.com

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Additional Faculty

Marlon Bradley  MIM

Intuitive Consultant | Adjunct Faculty

As an Adjunct faculty member, Masters in Intuition Medicine program teaching assistant, and tutor, Marlon helps students understand and gain access to personal and universal healing energies. He has been actively involved in consultations with students and AIM alumni since receiving his MIM diploma in 1996.

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Marlon is experienced in the energetic cleansing of objects and physical spaces. In his intuitive consultations he offers present-time perspectives on past-life energies, and is particularly adept at facilitating the use of healing energies for the relief of both physical and psychological pain.

CONTACT INFO
Voice: (206) 463-0753
Email: marlonbradley@netscape.net

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Pamela Bradley  PhD, MIM

CPI Instructor | Faculty
Advisory Board Member

Dr. Bradley is a consulting psychologist and researcher who has been a scholar of various disciplines in humanistic psychology for over 20 years.

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She began her journey in psychology as a student of Jungian theory and has focused her interests on personality and the process of individuation. She received training directly from Dr. Carl Rogers in his "client-centered approach" to psychotherapy and has studied and worked with other leaders in the field of clinical and personality psychology.

Through her research Dr. Bradley develops psychological assessment methods and applies these to the study of adult development, wisdom and the creative personality. Her research is published in numerous scientific journals and she is co-author of the professional manual for the California Psychological Inventory (CPI).

She is currently a research psychologist at the University of California at Berkeley and does private consulting.

CONTACT INFO
Voice: (206) 463-0753
Email: pamela@energymedicineuniversity.org

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Jennifer Constantin  RN, BSN, MIM

Nurse | Adjunct Faculty

Jennifer co-founded an aesthetic medicine practice in 2005 where she is an aesthetic nurse specialist and COO. She received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of San Francisco, and is a 2011 graduate of the Master Certificate in Intuition Medicine® program.

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Jennifer worked in the critical care training program at USCF Medical Center where she worked in the Adult Medical Surgical Intensive Care Unit for five years, receiving the National Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses in 2003. After caring for several burn patients Jennifer was inspired to explore non-invasive procedures for skin rejuvenation with the desire to not only to restore her patient’s skin but also their spirit.

As an intuitive working in the medical profession she was led to the Academy of Intuition Medicine® in 2008, where she is currently a senior teaching assistant in the MIM program. Her passion is to understand a client’s core desire while providing a truly supportive environment for inner and outer transformation. Jennifer uses Intuition Medicine® tools to see people as multi-dimensional, and has a deep reverence for holding space to honor their individuality and journey to a deeper sense of self.

CONTACT INFO
Web: www.InnerImage.com

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Danny Geren  DAOM, Lac, MIM

Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine | Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Danny Geren specializes in the combination of acupuncture and Intuition Medicine® in treating emotional and spiritual conditions, including the connection of how this can affect the body in various ways that don’t tend to follow traditional patterns.

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He is also faculty at the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, a college of the California Institute of Integral Studies, which is the same college that he graduated from in 2012. He has a private practice in Tiburon, CA and also specializes in treating acute/chronic pain and neurological conditions.

CONTACT INFO
Email: wellspringmarin@gmail.com
Voice: (415) 968.9294
Web: www.wellspringmarin.com

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Maile Hatfield BA, MIM

Intuitive Consultant | Adjunct Faculty

Maile is an Academy Senior Teaching Assistant. As an Intuition Medicine® practitioner she works with clients facing chronic illness or life/death transitions, facilitating energy healings, clearing physical spaces, and providing spiritual counseling.

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A former US lobbyist, public relations director, and entertainment business manager, Maile is now an executive producer of large scale corporate marketing events. Her experience in working with diverse energies, crowded spaces, and facilitating clear communications in business inspires her to bring harmony and balance in the lives of her clients and students.

CONTACT INFO
Voice: (415) 302-1391
Email: cmaile@mac.com

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Kirk Hurford MIM

Energy Medicine Practitioner | Adjunct Faculty

Since completing the MIM program in 2003, Kirk has enjoyed helping Academy Students as a Senior Teaching Assistant, tutor, and mentor. “The Academy is a new path for many of its students. I enjoy being available as a guide during this extraordinary journey.”

Kirk is a software developer, writer, and member of the executive staff for several technology-based companies.

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CONTACT INFO
Email: kirk@heartcompass.com
Voice: (415) 595-2004 

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Chuck Laurenson  MS, BA, MIM

Intuitive Consultant | Faculty

Chuck has over 22 years of industry experience as a senior statistician, division quality manager, CEO, and consultant both conducting and directing a wide variety of statistical analyses and research projects.

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He has developed over 20 courses taught to over 3,000 students on various topics in applied statistics, statistical quality control, sampling, quality management, and leadership. Through his teaching and consulting, he has helped people overcome their misunderstanding of (and often disdain for) statistics by showing how it can be interesting, practical, and very useful in their work and life. He recognizes several parallels between statistics (a physical world science) and Intuition Medicine (an energy and spiritual world science).

Chuck received his MIM in 1999 and is a faculty tutor and counselor. He is available for consultations, specializing in the Spiritual Incarnation™ and Physio-Psychic™ systems. He also enjoys fine woodworking, literature, bicycling, and backpacking.

CONTACT INFO
Voice: (541) 488-4018
Email: chuckL@mind.net

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Christopher Miles  MIM

Intuitive Consultant | Adjunct Faculty

A professional intuitive counselor since 1997, Christopher’s work combines a number of different modalities. In addition to Intuition Medicine, he has studied under Kurt Schnaubelt , PhD at the Pacific Institute of Aromatherapy and is a certified aromatherapist.

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He has practiced as a professional astrologer for the past 20 years with a focus on helping clients integrate past life information, soul urges, and lessons into this lifetime. He specializes in Transits, Progressions, and Synastry (relationship) charts as well. Combining techniques taught by Sheldon Norberg with his own experience working with spirits during his three-year sojourn with a shamanic circle, Christopher has performed Home and Office Purifications professionally over the past 15 years.

Because most disease or dis-ease happens when parts of the whole function out of harmony with each other, Christopher considers “Wholeness” to be the defining principle of his work. His energy medicine highlights the Emotional/Astral Body systems and the Male/Female Energy System.

CONTACT INFO
Flower Deva Healing Arts
Voice: (510) 268-8082
Email: christopher@flowerdeva.com
Website: www.flowerdeva.com/

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Andrea Natta  DAOM, Lac, MIM

Intuitive Counselor | Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Andrea Natta received both her master’s (2001) and doctoral (2012) degrees from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco. She offers insight through her MIM training (2014) and her 25 years of experience working with the tarot.

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CONTACT INFO
Voice: (415) 940-8742
Email: dredre75@hotmail.com

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Gregor Nelson  MIM

Intuitive Counselor | Adjunct Faculty

Gregor first came to the Academy in 1990, graduating with the 4th MIM class, deja-vuing MIM 5, and returned for MIM’s 19 and 20. He has been a MIM tutor for many years. He has been in the graphic communications industry as a lettering artist, designer, illustrator, writer and editor for over 30 years. He has a private energetic healing practice, offering in-person and long-distance intuitive consultations, and is a yoga instructor.

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Since 2005 Gregor has been a volunteer field rescuer and raptor handler at the Bird Rescue Center in Santa Rosa, CA. He lives in Healdsburg with his wife (and MIM graduate) Christina.

CONTACT INFO
Voice: (707) 433-3999 (Sonoma County, CA)
Email: gregor@genergetic.com
Web: genergetic.com

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Connie Prodromou  LAc, BA, MSTCM, MIM

Medical Intuitive | Adjunct Faculty

Connie Prodromou has operated her own private practice since 2000 specializing in Energy Medicine and Acupuncture.

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She graduated from the University of Illinois in 1975 with a BA in Economics and has an MS in Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1999 from the Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences on Oakland, CA. After moving to California in 1978 she spent almost 20 years in the corporate world of Workers Compensation Insurance. It was due to her own health challenges that she turned to energy medicine when no solutions could be found in the Traditional Medical World. The life-changing success of the energy work inspired her to change her career to pursue a degree in energy work so that she could help others who were also not finding solutions to their health issues.

Connie is certified in BioSET, Neuromodulation Technique and Emotional Freedom Technique® which she integrates into her sessions along with Intuition Medicine®. She is a senior faculty in the Academy programs and also has a private practice offering in-person and long-distance sessions for people of all ages.

CONTACT INFO
Voice: (415) 485-1639
Web: rossvalleywellness.com

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Barbara Reed  MIM

Intuitive Consultant | Animal Communicator | Adjunct Faculty

Barbara Reed has been working intuitively with animals for over 20 years. Upon graduating from the Academy of Intuition Medicine in 2002 she expanded her practice to working with people, specializing in emotional and spiritual issues.

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Barbara brings to her business a complex and dynamic background that combines thirty years in the business world, as a senior manager. She has observed much of human nature working with her staff from an open, intuitive place. In addition, life experiences have provided a deep understanding of people and the trials and tribulations of life. These combined experiences helped her to understand and translate to clients how their energy manifests in the everyday world, and how this manifestation directly affects them and those around them, including animals. With this deep understanding Barbara then helps her clients in facilitating their own healing in relationship to themselves and their animals.

CONTACT INFO
Voice: (415) 821-9349
Email: Barbara@intuitionforanimals.com
Website: www.intuitionforanimals.com

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Lucy Salter  MA, MFT, MIM

Childrens’ Course Teacher | Psychotherapist | Adjunct Faculty

Lucy Salter is passionate about healing, growth, and transformation for all ages. After 15 years in finance and brand/product development, she felt called to pursue spiritual practice and to be of service as a healing professional.

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As part of her journey, she took formal bodhisattva vows in 2011, dedicating herself to supporting awakening and its expression in the modern world. Lucy has been working with clients as a psychotherapist since 2008 and as an intuitive consultant and healer since 2011. She maintains a private practice in San Francisco and Marin focusing on psychotherapy, energy work, and the integration of the two. She also offers spiritual counseling to individuals who are struggling with or integrating various stages of awakening.

Lucy holds an MA in Integral Counseling Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies and an MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. In addition to her Masters certification in Intuition Medicine®, she has certifications in Guided Imagery and Expressive Arts from California Pacific Medical Center’s Institute for Health and Healing and AEDP Level 2 training from the AEDP Institute in NY. Her work is also informed by her study of non-dual wisdom traditions, mindfulness practices, and her adventures as the mother of a 15-year-old daughter.

CONTACT INFO
San Francisco
Voice: (415) 322-0120 (voice mail)
Web: www.lucysalter.org

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Jill Sell  MIM

Intuitive Consultant | Adjunct Faculty

Jill is Senior Practicum Faculty and Teaching Assistant in the Academy MIM Program. As an Intuitive Consultant, Jill specializes in helping her clients to discover, understand and utilize their own unique healing energies, gain access to their personal sacred wisdom and experience life from an enlivened sense of purpose.

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Jill’s healing journey began 20 years ago as she immersed herself in Transformational work in the field of Ontology — the nature of being; and then began assisting facilitation of classes and workshops. Jill also studied the modality of Reiki.

CONTACT INFO
Voice: (410) 499-0455
Email: jillsell.intuitivecounseling@gmail.com

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In Memoriam

Michael McCartney  MBA, MIM

Co-Founder | Graduate Seminar Instructor Emeritus
In Memoriam

“Michael was a bright light and gifted intuitive, bringing healing, guidance and love to so many lives. The effects from his life and work will continue to spread healing and love throughout the world.”

Open House & Orientation

Wednesday, November 7 2018
7 to 8:30 pm

Wednesday, December 5 2018
7 to 8:30 pm

Meet faculty and students, experience a guided meditation, and learn detailed information about the Academy curriculum and courses. Our Open House & Orientation is where all your questions are answered.

The next course, Intuition Medicine: Healing I, begins Tuesday, September 11 2018 and attendance at one of these Orientation dates is mandatory for new students. Join us for the Academy Open House & Orientation, and bring your friends!