Herbal Education & Deep Mentorship

"If you want to learn herbs, find a knowledgeable mentor"

  • Don Ollsin is one of only 250 registered members of the American Herbalist Guild (AHG). He is one of only 20 AHG professionals who offer their services as a mentor.

  • Mentoring is way beyond taking a course. You get that rare experience of actually talking with a real person. A person who has the knowledge and the skill to help you realize your goals.

  • We also offer one of the most affordable mentorship programs available.

  • Note, Don has almost 5 decades of experience in the herbal field.

  • Honored as an Herbal Elder of Canada in 2015 by Canadian Council of Herbalist Associations.

  • Don recently (2013) complete his MA in Environmental Education and Communication. He did his master's thesis around teaching online. Teaching online is new and challenging. In my first online courses only a small number of students completed them. My last course had 100% complete the course.

  • Why do you need a mentor? Click link below and find out.

  • Why would you want to begin your herbal studies with a mentor. Click link below to find out.

How we can work together

We believe the Earth has given us all we need to be healthy, strong and empowered. So the only question is, do you know how to use it? The good news is, Don does and now you can learn too. To begin today we are offering you the gift of a generous sampling of his book Pathways to Healing, a Guide to Herbs, Ayurveda, Dreambody and Shamanism, so you can begin your studies to become a lucid herbalist now.

"A year from now you will wish you had started today!" - Karen Lamb (Author)

Herbalism is becoming increasingly more popular nowadays, but we offer more than that. When you work with us, you’ll be taking advantage of:

  • Deep thorough awareness training along with herbal education, for positive personal & professional transformation and growth

  • Working with a process-oriented teacher\counselor\mentor who will personally guide you in your studies and training

If you are already interested in Herbs and practices like Shamanism, Ayurveda, Dreambody, Meditation and Mindfulness, chances are you will love Don’s spiritual approach.

You will enjoy learning how to establish a deeper connection to the plants, earth and other beings.

Nancy Turner PhD Ehneobotany

"Don is a positive, enthusiastic and energetic advocate of herbal healing, who lives his own beliefs and is an inspiration to many people including myself. His ongoing "Herbal Healing Journey Programs" are enjoyed and respected by all those who participate in them. He has been and continues to be a postive force in the lives of many people."

Nancy Turner, Professor of Ethnobotany UVIC.


“The recipient of Don Ollsin's teachings would have a better life as they would understand their inner strength. He would not only be teaching them herbs and their usefulness but also about inner strength, energy, and being a whole human.

I have seen Don Ollsin turn students around to very calm, vibrant, understanding people. They were able to find their self esteem. I know some of them are still working in the field of helping others from what they have learned from Don Ollsin

Through knowing Don and working with him for all these years i would recommend him to be instructor in herbal medicines and self help.”

Ellen White (Kwulasulwut) - is a teacher, author, story-teller and medicine woman widely known for her dedication to education as key to social change and community building. Also known as Kwulasulwut (“Many Stars”), Mrs. White is a member of the Snuneymuxw First Nation in Nanaimo. 2011 recipient of the Order of B.C Award

Pathways to Healing, a Guide to Herbs, Ayurveda, Dreambody and Shamanism by Don Ollsin

        Susun Weed

        Susun Weed

Danger! This book could help you become a wild green person who eats weeds. The exercises are sound and beautiful. Much here for beginners and pros, too.                                           

 Susun S. Weed - Wise Woman Center

"What a wonderful book, a jewel of originality among the plethora of herb books lining the book shelves"                      

Rosemary Gladstar - Rosemary Gladstar is a pioneer in the herbal movement and has been called the 'godmother of American Herbalism'.


          Rosemary Gladstar

          Rosemary Gladstar

Free Gift

Generous sampling from his book (above) used in all his classes and mentorship program.


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