Shanti O'Connor is a nationally certitified counselor, a licensed teacher, hypnotherapist, Pranic Healer and Reiki Master. She started teaching and coaching basketball in 2001. In 2009, she received her Master of Science in Counseling from OSU-Cascades. She began her therapeutic career in counseling by running girls groups, grief groups, teaching yoga to children, and facilitating mindfulness groups for teen parents. In 2011, she started the Mama Nurture Circle and Pregnancy Circle. In 2012, she received a certification in Quantum Healing Hypnosis Technique and has been conducting past life hypnotherapy sessions since then. She has specialized training in postpartum depression, trauma, Pranic Healing, TRE, Reiki and yoga for children.

Currently, Shanti runs various women's groups ( including the Mama Nurture Circle), she teaches meditation classes, energy healing classes, and spiritual classes for kids. She has a private healing practice where she blends counseling, hypnotherapy, and energy healing into a uniquely powerful healing session.