Medicine for the Soul

Cathy Skipper and Florian Birkmayer, MD are dedicated to empowering you with the tools, wisdom and experiences to find your soul’s purpose through online and live themed group journeys and individual sessions. The work we offer is a balance between activity and reflection, personal and group work and inner and outer experience. Safe and sacred space, ceremony and ritual are central. We are attuned to listening and feeling the energy in the room, of each individual participant, of ourselves and of the overall pace of the journey or session. We continuously respond and adjust to facilitate the highest and the best outcome. Deep balance between guidance and freedom runs throughout the experiences we offer. More about us…

Recent Articles

Why Ancestral Healing became Central to my Life and Work

by Cathy Skipper I want to give an outline of what bought me to this work and why it has become central to my life. I have my ancestors to thank for being here today, for finding my personal myth and being able to share it with the world. I was born into a family...

The Feminine is Rising through our Maternal Bloodlines

by Cathy Skipper We cannot be from more than one clan. It would be too confusing.  Nature is infinitely wise in a way that sometimes eludes us. One of the main aspects of my own ancestral work and the work I share with others is about reconnecting with our indigenous...

Autumnal Musings

After a busy summer, teaching in various countries, re-visiting childhood and family places, meeting many wonderful people, bathing in beautiful landscapes, the gentler pulse of autumn has arrived. Like Angelica (Angelica sylvestris) the expansion of summer and the...

Unveiling the Death Mother

On a recent visit to the UK, I read in a magazine that “mental health is the new physical health.” In my personal and professional life, I have definitely found that mental health is the foundation for overall wellness. Relationships seem to be the main weather gauge...

Decolonizing the Maternal Bloodline

Decolonizing the Maternal Bloodline by Cathy Skipper My journey with the feminine has been a long and intense road. It started by being born to an Anglo-Indian mother who had come to the UK in the thirties as a child. She and her sister were very close, and both...

Healing the Mother Line

However hard I tried, I couldn’t understand what the old man wanted from me. Every evening before sunset, my two young sons and I walked down to the edge of the river Ganges with other Rainbow family hippies. Every evening an old, nomadic farmer, playing dice with his...

Aromatic Shamanism – A Manifesto

We have been thinking about writing this article for a while now. It is an open letter to the aromatherapy world about our calling and how we have decided to address the important issue of sustainability of essential oils. It is our manifesto.I, Cathy, trained in...
At Aromagnosis, we combine aromas, psychology and personal journeying to teach and empower people to look at themselves in a new way, to dig deep into all parts of themselves to find their unique spark and their soul’s purpose. We offer a transformative and truly holistic approach to healing ourselves and others.

Aromatic Shamanism for the Future.

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Our Online Journeys

Aromatherapy and Medicine of the Soul

“The Wounded Healer, the Alchemical Journey and the Sacred Union.”  Learn how to transform life’s obstacles into stepping stones for change. Harness the power of your Unconscious using the alchemical stages and essential oils.

Intuitive Plant Communication

Re-learn how to connect with and learn from plants, like our ancestors did intuitively. Deepen your relationship with your living plant allies.

Hydrosol Certification Program

Learn how to make and work with hydrosols. Hydrosols, also called aromatic waters, are powerful, safe and easy to use. Enhance your wellbeing and healing practice.

The Alchemy of Menopause Online

Menopause is not a disease, but the powerful transition to becoming a crone. Reclaim your true wisdom.

A Comprehensive Guide to Buying Essential Oils

“If there only is one class about essential oils you should take, this is it!” Learn how to assess the quality, purity and sustainability of essential oils.

Plants and Ancestors

Learn how to heal trans-generational and historical trauma. Reconnect to your ancestors so they can heal you.

What People Are Saying

With so much focus outward, what a relief to be guided and supported back to the inner journey.” -Beth

Using “scents” known as one of the most powerful agents to retrieve unconscious memories, I found very powerful.”

Cathy & Florian are the most delightful teachers. Extremely knowledgeable and good humans – highly recommend learning with them and AromaGnosis!”
-Lolly Laure A’Bell

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