Meet the Authors

20170410_151523Cassondra Jackson is co-founder of Blue Lotus Wellness Center in Atlanta and has been a licensed counselor with over 10 years’ experience with all populations of mental health. As a Shaman, entrepreneur, and mental health professional, she has a deep passion for the integration and advancement of mind-body practices. Aside from working with individual clients, she enjoys conducting workshops for creating visions, team building activities, and monthly healing circles. Cassondra is in the process of completing her Ph.D. in Mind-Body Medicine, specializing in Integrative Mental Health, and regularly advocates for the mental, physical, and spiritual growth of all.



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Co-founder, Karissa Williams, graduated from Valdosta State University in 2007 with a BA of General Studies in Psychology, Sociology and Criminal Justice and a Masters in Community Counseling from Argosy University-Atlanta in 2011 and began working as a mental health counselor for adults in the community, outpatient and inpatient settings. She is currently a Licensed Professional Counselor and has completed a 200hr Yoga and Meditative Teacher training. Karissa has a passion for working with women to ignite their divine feminine energy, making soap and other body products and teaching people how to breathe in moments of stress. Karissa will soon be working towards completing a certificate in Theta Healing.