Barbara Grinnell


Teacher/Master Distributor

Classes Taught:

Introductory classes | Level 1 Certification | Special Topics |


Dr. Grinnell is s a licensed psychologist working with children, adolescents and adults in the Wynnewood PA area for the past 40 years. She is certified in EMDR and Bioenergetic Analysis, and has extensive training in Cognitive Behavioral therapy and Meditation.

She is also a music therapist and certified cancer support educator. She began studying aromatherapy with WOTE in 2008 and has been awed by the dimension of support and healing  that plant essences bring. Dr. Grinnell integrates Aromatherapy with a heart-mind-body-spirit eclectic approach, and finds essential oils to be powerful aids in the journey of healing depression, anxiety, PTSD, communication and relationship challenges.

Throughout her four decades of healing work she has been a passionate student of natural medicine. She is grateful that she has been blessed to study with her teachers at Wisdom of the Earth, delve into the world of pure plant essences, and experience the physical, emotional and spiritual healing and transformation that they have brought into her life, the life of her friends, clients and colleagues.  She is a Wisdom of the Earth Medicinal Aromatherapist.

Her life’s work has been to be a midwife for healing and wholeness. In her private practice she specializes in treating trauma, depression, anxiety, parenting and relationship problems. In the past several years she has observed he power of essential oils to facilitate and deepen the healing process as they offer incredible gifts in the journey to resolve past pain and find one’s authentic voice.