Introducing our columnists

By Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman

Our first issue is at the printers so it seemed like a great time to introduce our writers! Yesterday, I introduced our featured writers. Today, I’d like to introduce you to our columnists.

They are: Emma Cate, writing Crystal Visions; Katie Dubow, with Garden Media; Stephanie Jack, Ph.D., writes on nutrition; Pamela Ruane, Professor, will be cover natural healing; and Helene Williams, President of the Lancaster Community Reiki Clinic.

emma-cardEmma Cate is a Spiritual Healer and Advisor and has been working with different types of healing for over eight years. She works with crystals closely in her daily practice and has found a deep love and passion for them. Emma was born and lives in Lancaster, PA, where she practices her healing. She writes our Crystal Visions column.

Katie Dubow is the Creative Director at Garden Media Group (GMG), in Kennett Square. She grew up appreciating gardening and green living. GMG is a public relations firm specializing in the gardening industry. The firm offers brand awareness, product launches, content marketing, social media marketing, and public relations campaigns.

Stephanie Jack, Ph.D is a Holistic Nutrition educator, whose specialty is to tailor clients nutritional needs into their lifestyle for optimum health. Stephanie is a member of the National Association of Nutrition Professionals and author of the book, FOOD FOR THOUGHT Energizing Busy Professionals.

Pamela Ruane
Pamela Ruane

Pam Ruane is an Assistant Professor for Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate Physician Assistant Program. She lives in rural Potter County, PA with her husband, their sons, and a passel of finned, feathered, and furred family members. She has earned a M.S. in Health Science, Physician Assistant Studies as well as a Ph.D. in Natural Health and Naturopathy with a focus in herbal medicine. Pam is an Usui Reiki Master Therapist and also works part-time as a Hospitalist on the post-acute care floor of a rural critical access hospital. In the past, she has worked with clients as a naturopath and herbalist in Ellicott City, MD and has spent time as a clinician in pediatrics and family medicine in the suburbs of Washington, DC as well as South New Jersey. In her spare time, she enjoys teaching adults and children about native herbs and loves to grow medicinal herbs and wild craft sustainable native species. She writes our Mortar & Pestle column.

Helene Williams, BSN, RN, is a Reiki practitioner and teacher. She is also the president of the Lancaster Community Reiki Clinic. Her website is

We are still looking for a few experts in their fields. If you are interested in writing for Therapeutic Thymes, please contact

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