“If you travel far enough, one day you will recognize yourself
coming down the road to meet you.

And you will say – YES.”

Marion Woodman


The moon is an ancient symbol for the deep Feminine
that resides within all of us.

She reminds us of our cyclical nature, and holds the promise of renewal and transformation. I invite you to join me and find guidance in the gentle, reflective light of the moon.

The Food & Metaphor Guide

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Individual Consultations

I am available for one-on-one video conferencing sessions if you want to find the deeper meaning to your struggle with eating and your body…

Online Programs

Over at the Light of the Moon Café, I offer Online Programs based on the teachings of my best-selling book, Eating in the Light of the Moon. There you will find a feast of online healing experiences to deepen your understanding of your eating difficulties…so you can break free!

Workshops, Speaking & Training

I offer Trainings and Speaking Engagements to professional organizations, conferences, and universities, as well as soul-filled Workshops and Retreats designed to feed your soul and transform your personal and professional life…

Eating Disorder Treatment

I am the Clinical Director of Ai Pono Hawaii Eating Disorder Programs which I founded in 2001. We offer Residential, PHP, & IOP programs on Maui, Oahu & the Big Island of Hawaii…

Light of the Moon

“Daylight is one thing, moonlight another.
Things take on a different look beneath the moon than beneath the sun.  And it well might be that to the Spirit the light of the moon would appear to yield the truer illumination.”

Thomas Mann

The Book

Best-seller published by
Gurze Books

The Online Course

Online “workbook”, women’s circle
& community

Upcoming Events

13th Annual HEAL Conference

13th Annual HEAL Conference Thursday, February 27, 202013th Annual HEAL Conference Body Talk: Using Storytelling & Metaphor to Understand and Treat Body Image Distress  Location: Carolina Center for Eating Disorders Thursday February 27th, 2020

Treating Overeating & Binge Eating Disorders : A Professional Women’s Retreat

A Women’s Retreat
November 3rd-9th, 2019

This 5-day retreat, atop 80 acres within the hills of pristine vineyards and farmlands, will be lead by Francie White and Anita Johnston. Accommodations include Francie’s home, and nearby beautiful homes with stunning views, as well as local bed & breakfasts.

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