Susan Mokelke

Portola Valley, CA, USA
Susan has studied and practiced shamanism since 1996. She received her training from the Foundation for Shamanic Studies, completing the Three Year Program in Advanced Shamanism with Michael Harner and Alicia Gates. Susan has a B.S. degree in Biological Sciences from USC and a Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School. Prior to her work in shamanism, she practiced law for a few years and then spent nearly 20 years working as an educator, writer, presenter, and video producer with a non-profit foundation devoted to promoting global community. She is now the President of the Foundation for Shamanic Studies and an FSS faculty member. She teaches the Three Year Program of Advanced Initiations in Shamanism and Shamanic Healing. Susan has a life-long interest in the creative process -- she has composed two CDs of healing songs and has written a fantasy novel, Roseheart.


  • Graduate of the FSS Three-Year Program in Advanced Initiations in Shamanism and Shamanic Healing
  • Graduate of a FSS Two-Week Shamanic Healing Intensive
  • Completed the FSS Five-Day Harner Shamanic Counseling Workshop
  • Completed the In-Person Shamanic Healing Series
  • Completed the Online Shamanic Healing Series

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