Dr. Evans, an ordained minister and co-founder of the Essentials of Life Holistic Enrichment Center, has previously held credentials through the Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board of Ohio and the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board,
providing a well-rounded background in various areas of holistic
healing and natural health. Harmony in body, mind and spirit is always
Dr. Evans has been involved in the study of holistic healing and natural health since 1967, and has provided countless natural health care education and consultation services in a variety of settings, including schools, churches, community health organizations, extended care facilities, treatment centers and in private practice. She believes there is nothing that cannot be healed through nature, through love, and through God.
An alumnus of The University of Akron, Dr. Evans graduated with high distinction, earning a degree in Community Services,
with an emphasis on alcoholism and addiction services. Dr. Evans
continued her education through the School of Home Economics and Family
Ecology, majoring in Child and Family Development and was among the first group of non-traditional students selected for admission into the University Honors Program. She was named Student of the Year by the Akron Chapter of the Ohio Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors and later served on their officer's board.
of the places to which Dr. Evans has provided services are the Akron
Health Department, Interval Brotherhood Homes, Hudson CARE Program,
Edwin Shaw Hospital, the Community Drug Board, First Congregational Church of Akron,
Akron Unity Center/Unity Chapel of Light and Massillon Unity Church.
She has especially enjoyed working with youth, and was the creator of
FUNTEEN, "Friends Uniting Neighbors to Educate Everyone Now."
Dr. Evans was the co-founder of WeBee Herbs and created All Natural HealthWorks, both vehicles through which to help people in reaching their wellness goals.
goal has always been to establish a church which would focus on God's
gifts of healing. She wishes to implement many programs designed to
help give folk medicine back to the folks by teaching people to teach
people to teach ways that were taught long ago. Whole foods, free from
chemicals, grown as created by God…herbs in the same manner…clean, fresh
water and air…song, prayer, laughter, aroma, exercise, dance, touch,
creativity, sunshine, color and love! These are the ways to a healthier
life. She wants to remind people that these are gifts of healing that
were given to ALL! We were created to be naturally healthy and well.
These same healing gifts extend to animals, too.
Dr. Evans is the author of the book, "God's Gifts of Healing: The Essentials of Life!" She has several more books underway.
At this time, Dr. Evans works exclusively through the Essentials of Life Holistic Enrichment Center. It is her strong conviction that the best work can be done in small groups, healing the healers and teaching each other how to teach others to teach others that they're healers, too, and how to make the best use of the gifts which have so freely been given to all. When it comes to holistic healing, she firmly believes that the Spirit should lead the way, followed by the mind and body. That's why Essentials of Life is formed as an interspiritual church. Healing is for people of all beliefs and for all creatures of God.