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He is also a registered spiritual healer and a skilled counsellor, and he has worked throughout Britain conducting numerous training-programmes, workshops and psychic and spiritual awareness courses, delivering lectures to students from all parts of the world. He has written articles for Psychic News, Two Worlds and is a columnist in Psychic World magazine. Listing the organisations he has worked for would take up too much space.
His message to all delegates attending any courses at the Academy is a rally-call: "Education, dedication, commitment, and compassionate service."
As Principal of the Academy, Stephen approves the written and practical content of every in-house course to ensure that it is formulated and delivered to the highest standards.
Principal and Founder of the Academy, Stephen O'Brien, MASC (Advanced Psychotherapy); LWCMD; Dip C. (Inst. NH), HECCS (University of Wales); BSYA (NT), has been a medium for nearly four decades, and has been psychic since childhood.
He is the bestselling author of seven psychic books and six spiritual educational recordings, and his media appearances and public demonstrations of mediumship throughout the UK have been widely acclaimed, making him a renowned figure in spiritual and psychic fields.
Lin Martin (Degree in Art; BSYA Par) is a medium and a psychic artist who has three decades of experience. Her spiritual work is renowned in Wales and, in more recent years, in England. She is a qualified Colour Healing Therapist (BSYA Col), and a practitioner of counselling skills (BTec Coun.).
Her mediumship and accurate psychic portraits of loved ones who have passed over have both impressed and comforted hundreds of investigators seeking reassurance of a life after death. Lin has conducted numerous psychic training courses, self-awareness classes and development circles, and she enjoys teaching spiritual and psychic studies to students from all walks of life. Whenever she can, Lin joins us on teaching courses throughout the academic year.
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We remember with fondness our dear Irish friend, colleague, medium and spiritual healer, Yvonne Casey (left), who passed over at Christmastime 2006; and our beloved Welsh colleague and spiritual healer, Marion Jones (right), who passed into The Light in April 2012.
In recognition of their dedicated commitment to public service, and in acknowledgement of their healing services to the people of South Wales, a memorial plaque has been placed for Yvonne and Marion in Tranquillity House.
Jeff Rees Jones (BAHA Healer and Trainer Co-ordinator; DHP, BSYA [Cur. Hyp.]; PMHD [APSS]) is the Administrator of the Academy. He has been involved in paranormal and spiritual studies for over three decades.
He is a Hypnotherapist and Past-Life Regression Therapist, and an approved British Alliance of Healing Associations Healer-trainer/co-ordinator. He's 'pleased to teach at an establishment that endeavours to present consistently high standards of adult education to its students'.
Toni Marriner (BA. Hons; PGCE; BAHA Healer) is a Reiki healer, spiritual healer, an astrologer, and an accomplished artist and designer. She has studied counselling skills, and finds these invaluable whenever her healing patients are distressed or they need to talk to an attentive empathic listener.
She has also studied Bach Flower Remedies.
‘Spiritual healing for me is about helping people on Earth to take better care of themselves,’ she affirms, ‘and also to help them better appreciate their inner strengths, as well as their positive - but sometimes unacknowledged - personal qualities.'
Moya O’Dwyer (BSc [Bachelor of Social Science]; BAHA Healer, PMHD, Dip M, Dip H, APSS) hails from Ireland. She is a medium and spiritual healer and she has also worked professionally in Residential Care, and as a Tarot-Reader in Eire, the UK and in the United States of America. Her mediumship is in great demand, and she demonstrates her abilities for many organisations. She has a deep interest spirituality and its development and has studied various spiritual disciplines, including Buddhism. Her encouraging advice to students is, ‘When we wish to give compassionate service to others, the gifts of the spirit can be expressed through anyone.’
Jeff teaches on many Academy courses, and he is also one of the leaders of our weekly Meditation and Open Psychic Development Circle.
Martin Harrison, Dip M (APSS), Dip H, is a respected medium and healer; and he is an extemely busy man, teaching and travelling all over South Wales and beyond (even as far as Norway!) to serve the spirit world diligently.
‘'Mediums are privileged to be able to serve,’ he says. ‘It is an honour to represent discarnate souls in the worlds of light; but with this comes great responsibility - mediums need to work ethically, and with intelligence and great compassion.’
Nicola Johns HECCS (University of Wales), Dip M APSS), Dip H.
Nicola is a great believer in people building up their knowledge so that they can draw upon it when needed; and, ‘adding this knowledge to our life's experiences, we can eventually attain wisdom.
‘Education is so vitally important,’ she maintains. ‘It is the light of robust tried-and-tested knowledge which illumines our future spiritual pathway.’