Author of Award winning Essential Oils for the Whole Body (2020 Platinum Award winner), and Essential Oils for Mindfulness and Meditation (2019 Platinum Award winner) (published by Inner Traditions, USA).
Heather was introduced to essential oils, alongside other complementary medicine and integrated therapy principles and practices, in the early 70’s. She worked for Robert Tisserand during the early development of his business, then later studied at the University of Salford, gaining a BSc (Joint Hon) Degree in Counselling and Complementary Medicine, and post graduate Masters Certificates in Integrated Mindfulness, and Supervision of Counsellors, and a Post Graduate Teaching Certificate (PGCE) (Bolton Institute).
Heather taught for several years at the University of Salford (School of Health Sciences and Social Care), and published several articles and research papers in various professional journals and magazines, including the International Journal of Clinical Aromatherapy (IJCA), also Dorset Magazine, among others (for example, Essential Oils and ADHD, Essential Oils and the Autumn Years, Evaluation of CAM in Routine Practice, and so on).
Relocating from Lancashire to Dorset seven years ago, Heather continues to run a private aromatherapy clinic, and to teach continual professional development (CPD) courses and workshops (from interested beginner to qualified practitioner) which explore the benefits and qualities of essential oils. Her third book examines the journey of essential oils from plant to bottle and is scheduled for publication by Healing Arts Press, Inner Traditions, early 2022. Meanwhile, Heather continues to write articles for magazines and journals, and regularly features as a guest speaker for national and international events, radio the television shows, sharing her enthusiasm, knowledge and expertise with global audiences.
Heather is the mother of four grown up children who have graced her with twelve beautiful grandchildren.
Heather Dawn Godfrey PGCE BSc Award winning author, essential oil and well being therapist, and teacher I am thrilled and honoured Janey asked me to contribute to her best selling new book, Happy Healthy Sober. The e-book version is out now and the paperback is available from Feb 11th. […]Read More