Teacher & Practitioner Bios
Having shown interest in the spiritual world as an adolescent, Charmaine’s intuition elevated. During her formative years she began to learn about different topics surrounding spirituality. It was during this time that she began to dream about opening a holistic center.
Before The Open Mind Center was born in 2008, Charmaine raised a family and worked in the corporate world for many years. She has continued to study over the years. She is a Usui & Karuna Ki Reiki Master, Pranic Healer, Soul & Business Coach, Certified Yoga Instructor and teacher. Charmaine also has a diploma in Metaphysical Theology and Ordination. It is Charmaine’s goal to continue to promote wellness, mindfulness and awakening through The Open Mind Center.
Kristin is a naturally gifted intuitive who has committed her life to being a healer of the heart, mind, body and soul. Her passion is to touch the heart of those she encounters and to teach them how to consciously create their life through the understanding that every thought, word or action shifts the energy in their field and creates their destiny.
Kristin’s field of study includes training and certification in various concentrations such as psychic development, Intuitive readings, psychometry, picture readings, past life readings, psychic investigation, house clearings and blessings, soul rescue work, chakra balancing, body scans, psi scans, color therapy, inner light therapy and spiritual counseling.
Additionally, in 2011 she became a Reiki Master trained in the Usui Shiki Ryoho line of Reiki. With this vast knowledge in all areas of metaphysics, Kristin is able to heal on all levels of the emotional, mental, physical and spiritual bodies.
Available by appointment Mondays & Thursdays from 12:30-6:30pm
Crissy Hester’s immense training in a wide range of healing modalities, along with her warm sense of humor, extensive life experience, and sincere passion to serve and empower others creates a truly one-of-a-kind healing experience.
As an ordained minister, Crissy has practiced for over a decade as a mindfulness meditation instructor, life coach, metaphysical teacher, and energy healer. Crissy is a Traditional Usui Reiki Master, with a variety of other certifications, including life coaching and sound healing.
A powerful intuitive, Crissy meditates regularly and is especially in-tune with energies. She is gifted in guiding clients to stay grounded and focused. She has a deep understanding when it comes to identifying and releasing energetic blockages in the body, chakras, and aura, allowing for balance and healing in all aspects of her clients’ life.
With years of practice in hypnosis, Crissy has also safely and gently guided many clients to gain deep insights through past life regression. She has been called a gift to empaths, assisting her clients to clear energy, cut cords, and set up protections to strengthen their auras. In sessions, she may call upon archangels and spirit guides to bring guidance and assistance. Crissy has also successfully guided many clients in forming a relationship with their own guides through the classes she offers at The Center.
Crissy has served as a practitioner at The Open Mind Center since 2015 and in the Atlanta area since 2012. She also brings over 10 years of prior experience from her roles in coaching, supervising teams, and developing training programs in the corporate world.
Available by appointment Thursdays 11:30-5:00, Fridays 11:30-3:30 & 2nd Saturdays 12:00-6:00pm
Kathy is a student of the light, and her journey has allowed her to bring guidance to others so that they may have a more insightful and peaceful life. Kathy connects directly to her client’s energy and channels from Source to bring forward messages from her client’s loved ones, guides, angels, highest self, and more.
Kathy is well-versed in divination tools like Tarot, Oracle cards, pendulums, and dowsing rods. She practices chakra testing, chakra balancing, and cord cutting, which can rejuvenate and balance energy flow. She can also provide timeline options and remote viewing to give a better picture of a client’s soul’s purpose.
Kathy loves expanding her understanding and practice of other divination techniques. She is an ordained minister through the Universal Life Church and is a certified Spiritual Life Coach, Reiki Master, and Beyond Quantum Healing (BQH) practitioner.
Kathy has taught at retreats and led small groups. And, at The Center, she utilizes her skills to conduct events and classes like the Women’s Circle, Book Club, and Pride Circle. Happy to be a part of this growing community, she is fulfilled and grateful to assist so many people on their journeys.
Available by appointment Fridays 1:00-7:30pm, Saturdays 1:00-7:30pm, Sundays 12:30-6:00pm
Vanessa is a vibrant and joyous Spiritual Counselor and Practitioner who brings creativity, warmth, and humor to her sessions. She empowers clients to stay grounded and focused during the adventure of their healings and spiritual awakenings. Her passion for life stems from the hope that everyone awakens to the harmony, wisdom, and love that is patiently awaiting them on the other side of self-reflective healing. After the transformation clients experience new depths of joy, freedom, and enlightenment. Vanessa has a vast spiritual team she channels spanning from Angels, Masters, Spiritual Doctors, and any high being of light that best serves the client. She is committed to educating and inspiring spiritual growth in hopes that everyone she works with reaches the highest level of light available to them.
Vanessa comes from a long line of healers based out of Hawaii. She spent her childhood in sunny California seeing figures and hearing voices that others didn’t notice. When she was 14 her father began to share stories about his intuitive gifts, providing an explanation for the secret life she led, but could not explain. Over the next decade Vanessa was mentored by experienced healers and decided to attend Delphi University, where she continues to work towards her Doctorate in Rohun Therapy. Her mission is to educate, empower, and inspire spiritual growth.
Available by appointment Sundays 12:30-6:00pm, Tuesdays 1:00-5:00pm, Wednesdays 1:00-7:00pm, Saturdays 12:00-6:00pm
Manal Soudani is an experienced and talented intuitive healer. She weaves her professional knowledge of arts (languages, art therapy, UX, and architectural design) to create transformative experiences for her students and clients. She practices chakra healing, energy healing, meditation, Reiki, Sound Healing, and Nidra Yoga.