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6/16/18 Updated Disclosures


  • Affiliate program with aromaticstudies.com – no reimbursement for free class signup, ongoing classes signed up provide affiliate percentage. 


  • Occasionally, preferred essential oil vendors may send free product for Shepherd Wellness to use during events, classes, or demonstrations. These vendors are already listed on the private preferred vendor list, and do not provide financial kickbacks. They also have not asked for endorsement from Shepherd Wellness, LLC. 
  • Jen Shepherd is a paying member of the following professional organizations: National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy, Alliance of International Aromatherapists, Minnesota Association of Home Care Social Workers, and the Minnesota Society for Clinical Social Work.