Find Your Higher Purpose

Reconnect With Your Self

Hi, we’re Cathy Skipper and Florian Birkmayer, MD and we are here to empower you with the tools, wisdom and experiences to live your soul’s purpose!

 Our gift of really “seeing” you and your greatest potential helps us to help you find your higher purpose and connect with your Self.

 Our authentic and unique method uses aroma and other powerful tools to help you find the gift in your wounds and re-align with your whole Self so you can fulfill your purpose here on earth. More about us…



Recent Articles

We Are Being Woken Up

by Cathy Skipper What a time of change we are experiencing. There is so much affecting us on so many levels. The news is full of death tolls from and guidelines and laws for decreasing the risk of contamination by the Covid-19 virus. Financial worries are rife as...

Aromas teach us to be ourselves

by Florian Birkmayer, MD I recently received this message online: "Hi Florian I read your interview in Psychology today. And your article “The Molecules of Connectedness” in The International Journal of Holistic...


Becoming, becoming me, becoming who I always knew I was but felt it unsafe to be. As I embrace my journey towards menopause as a positive, empowering transformation into the wise, older woman with a twinkle in her eye, the one I always looked up to, I feel the...

Healing Co-Dependence

“Codependency is a behavioral condition in a relationship where one person enables another person's addiction, poor mental health, immaturity, irresponsibility, or under-achievement. Among the core characteristics of codependency is an excessive reliance on other...

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...

At Aromagnosis, we believe that to live our soul’s purpose and find our unique spark, we need to look at ourselves in new ways and dig deep into all parts of ourselves. We teach and guide you how to do this through a powerful combination of aromas, psychology and personal journeying.  



Our Online Classes

Alchemy: The Medicine of the Soul

Learn to turn any life challenge into a stepping stone on your soul’s journey of growth & evolution.

The Alchemy of Menopause Online

Turn your menopause into the biggest opportunity of your life!

Ancestral Healing

Heal & Transform the traumas in your life by connecting with your ancestral clan.

What People Are Saying

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

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

FREE Shadow Work Package

You are intrigued by shadow work but don’t know where to start. You used to be frightened of looking at your shadow but now you sense it may hold the answers you are looking for. Subscribe to Aromagnosis to get your FREE “Shadow Work Checklist” and 3 Shadow Work Videos.

The shadow may carry the best of the life we have not lived.” Marion Woodman

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