Yolanda’s credentials include an M.A. in Transformational Psychology from the University of Philosophical Research, PhD in Linguistics and Literature from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a Certified Healer from the United Metaphysical Churches, Roanoke ,VA.
A retired Foreign Service Officer, she has been working with Tarot and Qabalah since 1983. She has been doing Shamanic work for the past four years and is part of Deena Metzger's healing community. She uses shamanic practices in her work as a Tarot consultant. After retirement as a US diplomat, she began her work in transformational psychology in order to incorporate Tarot and depth psychology into a more global approach. She has been a member of Builders of the Adytum (BOTA) for 14 years and is a practicant of this Christian Qabalah tradition which she uses in her Tarot readings and workshops.