WIHHA serves as an umbrella organization for a diverse group of wonderful healthcare providers and individuals who are interested in holistic health.

For Individuals –

  • Online directory of healing practitioners available on Whidbey Island
  • Online resource of health information
  • A calendar of events
  • An opportunity to get involved

For Professionals –

  • Social & networking opportunities
  • Share your expertise with the community through events, lectures and seminars
  • Promote your services through the on-line directory, advertising and events
  • Join WIHHA to meet like-minded people and make new friends


Board Members

Our Board Members play an integral part in the creation of the Association and its ongoing commitment to spread the value and variety of holistic health throughout the Whidbey Island community.

Board Member Bios

Lynne Donnelly, CST, EFTCert-II, President — I’ve been working with energy for over 40 years, beginning with t’ai chi and qigong. I am certified by the Upledger Institute in CranioSacral Therapy, by Soul Lightening in Acupresure, and by Gary Craig in EFT. I also have extensive training and experience in Zero Balancing and other types of gentle-touch therapies. www.lynne.org

Sarah Birger, C-IAYT, Vice President — I am certified by the International Association of Yoga Therapists to work with individuals and small groups who want to move toward improved health and well-being using the tools of yoga in a therapeutic relationship. The aim of yoga therapy includes personalized assessment, goal setting, lifestyle management and yoga practices to support improved functioning while eliminating, reducing and/or managing symptoms that cause suffering on multiple levels — body, breath, mind, and spirit.

Karen Carbone, RN, Treasurer — I was an R.N. for 30 years and returned to school to earn my Doctor of Natural Health. I have a private integrative medical practice via telemed, where I provide private consultations. www.whidbeywellness.net

Jacqueline Smillie, Membership Director — I’m an intuitive healer who uses a variety of healing modalities. For the last 39 years I have practiced effective and proven methods of alternative healthcare, with an emphasis on emotional and spiritual healing.

Damaris Hopewell, Secretary — I’m a 3rd-degree Reiki Master trained in the tradition of Usui Reiki. I have been practicing since 1995 & specialize in people & animal family members.

All photographs included on our website were taken by photographers who are residents of the island and who have the ability to capture the unique beauty of the island.