Meet Barb


Barb Kurkas Lee

RA, MSN, CNM (ret)

Registered Aromatherapist, Master’s Degree in Nursing, Certified Nurse Midwife, retired

Erie, Pennsylvania


Barb received her Registered Aromatherapist®  from the independent Aromatherapy Registration Council (ARC). RA certification confirms high education and safety standards when working with essential oils in a therapeutic treatment setting. Barb’s essential oil training came from the Integrative Aromatherapy® Certificate Program for Health Professionals and the Essential Oil Safety program offered by The Tisserand Institute.

She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing with a minor in Theology from Carlow University, a Master of Science degree in Nursing from Gannon University, she received her Certificate in Nurse-Midwifery from Case Western Reserve University, and has broad experience in many areas of nursing, most recently in hospice and palliative care.

Personalized care, trust, and empowerment are her motives for teaching the tools of essential oils and archetypes.  Her goals are parterning with clients to grow spiritually by trusting their bodies, minds, and souls to emerge into robust health and wholeness.

Barb uses custom blends tailored to each individual to minimize physical, emotional, and spiritual pain or discomfort. Overall health can be improved by using the tools of essential oils and archetypes for self-care. Barb’s private practice is available for phone, Zoom, or Skype consultations. Barb is a public educator, speaker, author, writer, and researcher.

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