The BFVEA is headed by a committee of established and experienced essence practitioners, who freely give of their time and energy to guide and govern the association.

You can contact the BFVEA here, or you can contact each of the committee members as follows:



Lisa James is currently the BFVEA Treasurer.  Lisa is an Advanced Practitioner member with a practice called Raw2Pure based in Dorset.  She is also a producer of handmade crystal bracelets and a Trainee Conscious Health Coach. Her work is based around supporting adults and children to become the master of their own happiness and well-being.  Lisa’s long-term vision is to knit and integrate nature (via essences) with Conscious Health as a tool to rekindling happiness.

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 Membership officer


Naoko Edwards is an Advanced Practitioner and the Membership Secretary for the BFVEA.  She is Japanese and has been living in The United Kingdom since 2003. Her other interests are nature, animals, the universe, her allotment (growing organic vegetables and fruits), simple lifestyle and lovely, reflective moments celebrating all of the above. She has been studying and practicing several spiritual methods, including complementary therapies, over twenty years and she is always enthusiastic about subjects related to spiritual growth.:

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Sally Arthurs is currently the BFVEA Secretary. Sally is an Advanced Practitioner member and producer of the EeeShel Trinity Essences. Her work is based around helping people who are ready to dive deeper into their own personal healing or spiritual journey and supporting them to take their journey to the next level. 

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Christine Martin is an aromatherapist and massage therapist with over 20 years experience, and is an Advanced Practitioner Member working in Sussex. Christine specializes in working with women as they face changes, supporting them with treatments, Essences, Essentials Oils, Reiki and experience.

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Gathering Officer and Webmaster

Dawn White is the Gathering Officer and Webmaster for the BFVEA. She has worked with flower essences for over 20 years and often combines this healing modality with other complementary therapies.

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Email the Webmaster

Interim Chair,

Friends Officer and Editor of ESSENCE Magazine

Helen F. Ward serves as Interim Chair, Friends Officer and as the Editor of ESSENCE magazine. Creator of the Guided Essences, she is an Advanced Practitioner member, and channelling medium.

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Email the Friends Officer

Email the Editorial Team

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E-Newsletter Editor

Linda is BFVEA E-newsletter editor, an Aromatherapist, Sound and Crystal Healer. She is the producer of Natural Magick and Celtic Moon Tree essences and the author of ‘Flower Essences Plain and Simple’.

Linda is currently pursuing personal passions outside of producing essences and focusing her healing practice through volunteering and community groups. 

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Cheryl Fryers is the BFVEA Education Officer.

Hello, I am Cheryl Fryers, Advanced Flower Essence Practitioner, English Teacher (PGCE) and psychic medium. I live in East Sussex on the edge of a protected Ancient Wood a few miles from the coast with two of my four children and two black cats and a kitten. I work both as an English teacher and a Flower Essence Practitioner and producer. I run spiritual courses and am qualified in many healing modalities. I have a very special interest in helping women through all stages of their life from maiden to crone and I have an affinity with the birth and death cycle.

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corep chair & corep disciplinary officer, bfvea research officer, AND COURSE MEDIATOR

Jan Stewart is a former BFVEA Chair who now represents the Association as Chair and Disciplinary Officer of COREP (the Confederationn of Registered Essence Practitioners).  She is a retired academic who has made and worked with flower essences since the 1960’s.  She is also a Tutor Member and Research Officer of the BFVEA as well as the producer of Stewart Essences. 

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Email the COREP Disciplinary Officer

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COREP Secretary and COREP             disciplinary SUPPORT officer       

Data controller

Debbie Sellwood is the COREP Secretary. She has held the previous committee positions – Treasurer, ESSENCE Editor and Secretary. An Advanced Practitioner member, Debbie is also a professional astrologer and author of “Centaury for Virgo, Rock Rose for Pisces”.

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Email Data Controller

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Promotions Officer AND STUDENT OFFICER

Emma is BFVEA Promotions Officer. Formerly trained in and pursued a career as a professional historian, Emma is now an Advanced Practitioner Member, with a Practice based in Dorset, UK. She is currently co-creating her essence range – Lucia Essences.

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Research officer IEAW Assistant BFVEA disciplinary officer and BFVEA Course Assessor

Veronica (Ronnie) Williams is the IEAW Co-ordinator and occasional BFVEA course Assessor and supports the IEAW Officer.  She is an Advanced Practitioner Member and is also a holistic therapist working with , Reiki and Emotional Freedom Technique.

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Email the IEAW Officer

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IEAW Officer

Kate Parker is an Advanced Practitioner Member, Soul Plan Reader & Chakradance Facilitator based in Leicestershire & Lincolnshire.

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IEAW support Officer

Sharon Keenan is an Advanced Practitioner, Aromatherapist and Reflexologist. She is one of the tutors for the BFVEA accredited course ‘Essentially Flowers’, as well as a Lecturer in Anatomy and Physiology. Sharon is also a Self-Help Practitioner and Emotional Resilience Trainer.

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Sara Estelle Turner is a former Chair of the BFVEA. Involved in flower essence therapy since the early 1980s, Sara is an Advanced Practitioner and Tutor Member, as well as the producer of Moon Flower Essences. She offers an accredited Diploma in Flower and Vibrational Medicine and is passionate about raising the profile and expertise of practitioners of this modality.


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If you are a BFVEA member and interested in serving on the committee, look out for vacancies in ESSENCE magazine or contact us.