Finding Your Muse

Use Your Intuition for a More Creative Life

** A Special Conference held in Aspen, CO ** August 20-25 **


Our (Bemused) Instructors

Henry Reed…

Henry Reed, Ph.D., (shown here in front of one of the creations of Meryl Ann Butler, another of our Muse Instructors) is one of the world’s leading authorities on successful methods for training people to develop psychic/intuitive awareness, and has been generally acknowledged as the father of modern dream work. 

He has taught at several universities and been a research consultant to the C.G. Jung Sleep and Dream Laboratory in Zurich, Switzerland.  Currently, he is an Instructor at Atlantic University, and a Senior Fellow at the Edgar Cayce Institute of Intuitive Studies where he regularly provides training, consultation and research.

A psychologist with over 30 years of practical experience, Henry developed The Intuitive Heart™ Discovery Group Process to enable others to develop their intuition and intimacy capabilities.  His publications include: The Intuitive Heart (newly published); Awakening Your Psychic Powers; and Caring for the Creative Spirit.
A few years ago, Henry had a one-man show of his dream-inspired watercolor paintings at the Virginia Beach Center for the Arts, and created an annual "Dreams and Creativity" program for the City of Virginia Beach.  He now leads people on home-based dream quests and paints watercolor mandalas for them as a channel of prayer support.

Henry is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a private practice in Mouth of Wilson, Virginia, specializing in intensive, transformational work, centered in dreams, energetic healing, and creativity. He is the founder of Creative Spirit Studios, which is a collaborative of lightworkers involved in using creative spirit in healing, teaching, and innovative service projects and research.  Their virtual headquarters is at Henry's individual web site is at

Meryl Ann Butler 

Meryl Ann has been a professional artist, educator and writer since 1974.  Her artwork hangs in collections around the globe, including those of His Holiness, Swami Satchidananda, the Hon. Nelson Mandela, Caroline Myss, Dr. Barbara King, Dr. Norman Shealy and Dr. Patch Adams.

A visionary artist, Meryl Ann operated her own art school in Louisiana for a decade.

A popular speaker and workshop leader at the A.R.E. / Edgar Cayce Foundation Headquarters since 1986, her art quilt depicting one of Edgar Cayce’s most famous dreams is featured in the main auditorium.  She was the expert on creativity in the Edgar Cayce New Millennium cable television/video series, and she designed and created the 48-foot-diameter  A.R.E. Labyrinth in 1998.

She has been pivotally involved in a number of international peace projects, including the First U.S.-Soviet Children's Peace Quilt Exchange Project, which was designed in 1987-88.  She went to the former USSR twice on citizen diplomacy tours, speaking to artists and educators on the topic of peace and healing through the arts. Read more about her work on

Alex Marcoux


Alex is the author of BACK TO SALEM and FACADES.  BACK TO SALEM, a Lambda Literary Award Finalist, is the launch of a metaphysical mystery series featuring a precognitive writer.  Alex is a member of the Intuitive Task Force, a group of professional intuitives that assist in locating missing children. She currently conducts workshops to writers on how to access their intuition to enhance their creativity.  Read more about her work on

Debra Schneck

Debra, our Creative Spirit Network conference producer, is an astrologer with more than 20 years professional experience. She teaches astrology for the Edgar Cayce Institute of Intuitive Studies and at Kunzang Palyul Chöling (KPC), a Tibetan Buddhist Temple located in Poolesville, Maryland. Debra is a Certified Hypnotherapist (CHt), specializing in stress reduction and past-life regressions, and am currently conducting a study comparing what has been theorized about past-life indicators in the birth chart and their relationship to actual past-life regressions. She is also an Intuitive Heart™ Instructor and has completed the three levels of training offered by the Association for Research and Enlightenment (A.R.E.) to become a Wayshower - someone who shows others the way to develop and use intuitive abilities in their daily lives.


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