Relaxed Focus: The Incredible Power of Essential Oils for Kids

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Today’s guest is Danielle Daniel. Danielle is a licensed psychotherapist (an LCSW) and a Clinical Psychology PhD student from San Diego, California. As a therapist, working with trauma victims, survivors of torture and abuse, and suicidal and high-risk teens, she has seen strong, positive client outcomes with a holistic approach using psychoaromatherapy.

Danielle has over 20 years’ experience using essential oils, she’s trained in medical aromatherapy, and she is studying the way that essential oils affect the brain for her doctorate. She has created an easy way to learn and apply this natural model to manage mood, emotions, anxiety and more. She’s passionate about empowering others through holistic emotional wellness and has achieved a high level of success through her wellness model.

Links of Interest

Danielle’s website
Danielle’s Facebook page

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