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About Christine Althaea

Christine Althaea Abbey, MH is a Master Herbalist, Reiki Master, Ordained Shamanic Priestess, Intuitive Animal Communicator and Spiritual Teacher. She owns and operates Althaea, LLC which provides natural healing modalities for pets and their people. As a healer, she uses herbs, Reiki, animal massage and flower essences. Animal communication is used as the window to your animal's deep thoughts and feelings which offers insight, clarity and understanding.


It is Christine's mission to honor Mother Earth by using natural modalities to support and heal and to educate on how nature's toolkit benefits our amazing self-healing bodies.  Althaea, LLC has its home on a sacred and beautiful 10 acres of wise native plants and oak trees in SW Florida that offers a place of serenity, healing, comfort and rejuvenation. Christine is also available for herbal and spiritual consultations by phone, distance Reiki and animal communication as well as educational classes.

Most of the offered services are available remotely through phone consultation.  Canine massage is the only modality that must be offered in person, and is available in the SW Florida area, including Sarasota, Bradenton, Nokomis, Port Charlotte/Punta Gorda, Fort Myers, Venice and Englewood.