Szmeralda Shanel MA is a priestess, spiritualist, artist and holistic healer. She holds a MA in counseling psychology, is a Registered Expressive Arts Therapist and legally ordained interfaith minister. Trained and initiated in several spiritual traditions, her approach to healing is informed by her knowledge of psychology, traditional healing arts, religion, myth, folklore, magic and mysticism.
Hello, I am Szmeralda Shanel (Shanel Jackson), a Black American artist and healer from Chicago IL with roots in the south. Welcome to The Art of Healing.
I have been a spiritual person my whole life, a spiritual seeker and practitioner of the spiritual arts for over twenty years and working professionally as a holistic counselor, intuitive reader and healer for well over a decade.
While my personal knowledge, training and experiences are in Goddess Spirituality, African Diasporic, Neo Pagan and Christian traditions, I work with people of all (or no) religious and spiritual paths/backgrounds.
I am committed to serving people of all cultures, ethnicities, genders, abilities etc. and am LGBTQ friendly. All are welcome.