The writer, the witch, the poet

Professional Training and Experience

Experience comes in a variety of ways and cannot always be measured by anything on a piece of paper or webpage.  Ms. Blanton’s experience and training come from a range of professional and personal experiences that have merged to bring a measure of insight to others about behaviors and perceptions in our lives.


  • Degree in Psychology, current student at Cal State for Master’s in Social Work.
  • Registered Addiction Specialist within the State of California with Breining Institute.
  • Certified Anger Management Specialist with Century Anger Management Company.
  • Over 15 years of professional work in the Social Services field including counseling, alcohol and other drug treatment, mental health services and working with the developmentally disabled.
  • High Priestess with Rising Phoenix and Dance of the Spirit Moon Traditions.
  • Member of Northern California Local Council of Covenant of the Goddess.
  • Board member for Solar Cross.
  • Writer for Patheos, Daughters of Eve blog.
  • Managing editor of Pagan Newswire Collective Bay Area
  • Former Board Member, Acting Executive Director of Family Wiccan Tradition International and Clergy Weaver.
  • Professional tarot reader and channeler
  • Trained Acupressure/Massage practitioner and Reiki Master.
  • Clergy with Covenant of the Goddess
  • Trained in Restorative Justice circles


  • Wife, mother, priestess, daughter, sister, grandmother, teacher