Background, Training and Qualifications

Training & Qualifications

Bachelor of Science
Advanced Diploma Aromatic Medicine
Advanced Diploma of Western Herbal Medicine
Certificates in Pranic Healing and Reiki
Certificate IV Training and Assessment

Industry Associations

Member National Herbalist Association of Australia
Member International Aromatherapy and Aromatic Medicine Association
Maria held the position of Vice President IAAMA for 3 years, and represented IAAMA at the Industry Reference Group.
Cancer and Information Support Society – A member of CISS for many years, Maria has also served on the committee.


Teacher for 9 years in the Diploma of Aromatherapy and Aromatic Medicine Advanced Diploma, as well as community courses in Aromatherapy for home use and her own workshop series.


On completing her studies in Aromatic Medicine,  Maria authored a clinical reference on essential oils — doing a literature review and summarizing in one text the uses and cautions of 100 aromatic remedies. Click here to purchase the Aromatic Practitioners Reference