Client & Student Testimonials

Janet StraightArrow

“Janet has been an eye-opening guide and teacher. Her classes and meditations have been life changing and healing for me. I have fought with an autoimmune disease for many years and now barely notice their effect, partially in great thanks to what I have learned under Janet’s excellent guidance. I highly recommend working with Janet for healing and opening your world. ” Dominique Peck-Meyer, Real Estate Broker

“Working with Janet has brought me a peace that is difficult to describe. I only know that over the past six years since I began seeking her guidance, she is the being who comes to mind when I am in crisis. She is the heart and soul where I know I will find peace and assistance to begin the process of unraveling any confusion I may be feeling about the current issues that are surfacing in my life. I am grateful for her loving presence and know that her energy is always out there supporting me…free of judgment, holding a higher knowing for me than I can sometimes hold for myself.” Marsha Merchant

“Janet is the rainbow of love! With the skilled hands of a surgeon, Janet is able to help you reach inside to the deepest, most hidden places of yourself and give you tools to shine the brightest, most powerful light for personal & professional healing! Janet is a wonderful tour guide, providing direction and possibilities for healing as you walk your path! She is very personable, creative, and nurturing to all she meets. It is an honor and a pleasure to have her walking alongside me! Namaste. Thank You From Elisa Maggio” ‪Be The Medicine 

“Janet StraightArrow came into my life exactly at the moment I needed her. Janet’s healing and soul retrieval helped me to achieve a level of inner peace and gratitude that I never thought possible after traditional therapy for childhood trauma got me only to a certain point. The tools she gave me and the things she taught me have continued to change my life. I have shared her wisdom with many others, and with her insight have helped my friends and family to overcome certain challenges as well. Janet’s teachings have changed my life in every way possible. I believe she is a true gift from the universe, sent to us lead us on the path to joy and enlightenment.” N Lenz, Medium, Healer 

TEACHER HEALER

 “My progressive work with Janet has given me a life and health better than when I was younger. I no longer accept deterioration and pain and disease as a necessary part of aging. I have learned how to not only heal and reverse past problems but also prevent any new problems from becoming permanent.”
-Judi B

, Messenger

“Janet is a great teacher-healer-guide, who has helped me immensely.   She guides you in her StraightArrow way to open up and get to the heart of what is putting you at dis-ease. No matter how many classes I have taken with Janet, there is always more to learn and take deeper.  She has a wealth of knowledge that is so expansive and insightful.   Working with Janet Straightarrow is opening up to spirituality on all levels.  She walks the walk and teaches you by example daily in every way to live a life from a loving and kind space.  If you want more love and peace in your life then you need to live from that space.  You are what you choose to see from your perspective.  I am ever so grateful for the experience that we have shared together, with you as my loving friend, teacher and guide on this wondrous journey.”  Jennie DeNaro Saum, Reiki Master -Teacher Healer, IT Specialist.

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“Over the last few years, I have been going through huge changes and taking bold actions to step into my soul purpose. Janet has been an incredible support and guide through this process. Whenever I hit a block or create some sort of incident that hinders me, Janet is always able to help me unveil what is in my way and where I need healing. I am truly grateful for her insights and wisdom.” Olivia Parr Rud, Business professional

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 “…I have found in working with Janet an inner peace and love that I did not seem to have before. The one thing that is especially true is that I felt comfort and trust with her and felt she is working from a “good place” on this planet, and her intentions are true. I found her to have “no judgments” about people and is very accepting of all and respectful of where people are in their journey. Thank you and I know you will be helpful to many others.”
-Love, Carol E, Business Owner

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“A session or retreat with Janet is coming home. Janet’s teachings emerge from a place of unconditional love. You come away with you and your life forever changed. Making a choice to work with Janet is giving yourself the most beautiful gift in the world.” Beth Mund, Writer

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TEACHER

The Clear Path

“I have taken numerous workshops and trainings in a lifetime and find Janet’s teachings to be the most powerful, simple, direct and extremely healing. Janet goes straight to the point/issue to heal the soul – Hence her name StraightArrow. Janet lives the truth and teaches how to be in your truth making the journey fun along the way! Janet is down to earth, loving and teaches from her heart. I look forward to continue learning and growing with Janet.” Sharon Crowley REST, RPP, CHT

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ANXIETY-STRESS RELEASE

“Dear Janet, Thanks  so much for your support and encouragement.  The stress in my life was becoming overwhelming.  The tools you have given me have greatly increased my ability to cope in a more effective manner.  I feel much better!!   When that panicky feeling starts, I can implement your easy techniques.” Thanks so much!! Fondly, Susan Campbell

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“To have a true teacher who can communicate to everyone from different backgrounds the “truth” of “love”, loving ourselves and loving each other is a rare and miraculous gift. Janet knows when you have a question and need to express yourself, even if you might be afraid to. She kindly helps you reframe your words about yourself, your feelings and others to be more aligned with love and truth. What a genuinely amazing experience and teacher.” Claudia Barash Teicher, Yoga Teacher

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“I have been working on re-balancing my endocrine system for a number of years. My thyroid continued to stay low until my last visit with my nutritionist. The test results showed my thyroid levels are completely back to normal. Yes, I have been doing a supplement regimen and eating healthy, but I know that the key factor has been working with Janet over the past 5 months. My thyroid returning to balance was not just due to nutrition; it was the recovery of my authentic voice and the healing of unspoken issues in my life.

Through the gentle and profound work with Janet, I have re-traced and re-patterned pieces of my life that were blocking my full expression.  Seeing the effects so clearly revealed at the physical level offers visible proof of the power of this medicine. Working with Janet StraightArrow has been a gift for my life.” Maren Good, Multidimensional Healer, Teacher

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PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL GROWTH

“Janet StraightArrow has given me a new strong foundation and filled in many missing pieces I did not even know was needed. Working and learning with StraightArrow took me right to the core and changed my life and improved my healing practice 100%. Be The Medicine teaches you how to be you on all levels.” Thank You, Janet. Glenn Jones, Energy Healer-Teacher

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“Janet StraightArrow and Be the Medicine gives healing practitioners tools they can use for their own personal work and also easily integrate into any modality (whether traditional or holistic) to create healing at the deepest levels.” Noemi Paciorek, Psychologist, Speaker, Teacher, Healer

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“I am so grateful for the work I have done with Janet and Be The Medicine in sessions and classes. Not only do I feel more comfortable in my body and life, I notice how important the work we do is to my profession and ability to be and do more than I knew possible. My gifts and purpose are unfolding with ease. The story of my life is becoming rich with deeper love and experience and losing the drama of my life before this time.

In taking advanced classes of the several modalities I have studied over the years, I see how this inner work I have done with Janet in between segments of my other studies, has moved me light years ahead of my peers in many ways. None of us were aware of the power or possibility of who we are and how much more fully and freely we can learn, experience and live.” Wendy Kreiss-Parkin, Business Owner, Massage Therapist, Channel, Energy Worker

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SPIRITUAL GUIDE, INTUITIVE ENERGY HEALER

“Janet’s wit and wisdom rescues me from “falling off a cliff” or staying too long in the shadow of despair. She does it with grace and humor well founded in her studies of shamanic history and skill.  She has the innate ability to turn around what I perceive as a negative event and allows me to see the positive opportunity. We both end up laughing and I go forward with positive energy.

She is well read and has suggested several illuminating books to help support my spiritual journey.  Janet does not sugar coat her advice, rather it is “straight” talk and straight to the point.  Her name is not a random choice but reflects a true nature and identity. She does not coddle, but she is kind and compassionate.  The most important characteristic I value in Janet is her uncommon, “common sense” approach and her sense of humor. I believe she has special gifts to guide those who seek a higher truth about themselves and the world we live.  Beverly S. MSN, FNP-C

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“I am so grateful for the work I have done with Janet. We have been working together for over 2 years, and during that time I’ve been able to ground myself in a way that had previously been elusive for me. I took classes, tried different modalities, Reiki III, and went to different churches, but none of it was the path to being fully aware, and in tune with myself. I found a lot of great pieces, but I was still not feeling whole. I’ve struggled my whole life with depression, and I’ve searched for spiritual guidance. Just talking with Janet, even on the phone, would resolve anything that was pressing. She has been far more effective than a therapist, mainly because she is so intuitive as well as a profound energetic healer. She also has a high level of professionalism, which is important to me as well. Janet is able to feel what I’m feeling and why, she adds clarity mentally and emotionally, and clears the energy as well, which always allows me to come back to feeling good. I’m more self-reliant and self-loving, and able to build on where I’m at in my life.“Dee Wartenburg, Medical Masseuse, Energy Healer

CONNECT AND LIVE AUTHENTIC SELF

“I have been involved in self-fulfillment programs for over 20 years, and yet it has been since my work with Janet that I have been able to delve into deeper areas regaining a greater sense of self.  Just last week I learned that by opening my heart was not about giving away a part of me. Through a simple exercise that allowed the duality to dissipate and create the space for compassion to guide the potential for what my heart is now capable of.” Jeff Oras Holistic Dentist

“Janet StraightArrow provides a safe place to become vulnerable. Her love, compassion and laughter show us how to return to living life as a child. Free, happy, whole, she allows you the space to become and remember the truth of the real you. Thank you Janet for walking alongside me on my journey.” Rosemary Schultz, Teacher, Healer, Herbalist

“This healing space is not hard, or fearful, there are gentle transitions that you can feel and sense that are mirrored with your companions-hearing their stories validates you. Your intimate personal struggles are not so different – different faces and places, the essence of being human are shared in a safe space, with no judgment. Janet makes it fun, light hearted and no big deal. StraightArrow accurately reads where you are and speaks the words that bring insights that change your personal landscape for you and new perspectives about all of the people in your life. Everyone feels included and supported, all of the pieces of the space, place and time are honored.”

“Janet is a midwife who holds each soul in love and bliss helping them to surrender and be known. Every word that flows out touches everyone clearing limiting beliefs rebuilding perfect mental, physical and spiritual health. She is a blessing to all.” Ariana Loizias

SHAMAN

“Janet StraightArrow is a guided woman. Her work as a Shaman is astounding. She is also a remarkable healer and teacher. I have gained much healing and enlightenment from working with Janet, she is truly a master Lightworker.”
-Kristin .P. 

Business Owner

 

“I was hesitant to share my experiences & feelings with anyone even to seek for help; however, from the moment that I met Janet she has a warmth & honesty that allows you to feel safe in sharing & trusting.  After a couple of months, I personally feel I have made more progress than I have in years.  Its one thing to acknowledge what you need to heal for yourself, but it’s an amazing feeling having someone like Janet to guide you on that healing.  She is so connected & intuitive that she can put words to what I’m going through when I cannot express out loud & she is straight to the point about it all.  I feel more at peace & self-empowered after working with her & practicing the tools she has shared with me.  I know it’s an ongoing practice for me, but to have Janet provide a space to share & embrace my growth has been a gift for which I’m extremely thankful.”  Deborah.T.

 “TRIFECTA. Years ago, I found myself in a truly intense “dark night of the soul”.  Everything in my life had fallen apart, I was experiencing profound trauma and I needed healing on all levels: physical, emotional, mental and spiritual.  In my search for help, I came across Janet’s ad in a local publication.  When I saw her photo, I knew she was the one I needed to see. I knew she could help me to heal and to navigate my way out of my current crisis. I’m happy to say my intuition was right on. The healing Janet facilitates is profound.  She addresses all levels—which was truly what I wanted and needed.  For me, psychological counseling is not enough.  There are always many factors and influences contributing to our struggles. She does counsel and does so with equal parts frankness, compassion and humor—all of which I appreciate!  But her counselling incorporates wisdom and information from many areas: shamanism, astrology, health and nutrition and other healing systems and traditions. Janet also does some of the most intense energy work I’ve experienced.  I now live in California and we do sessions over the phone and I will tell you, the energy healing I receive from her long-distance is as powerful as it is in person. One of the greatest things about sessions with Janet, however, is how she teaches you tools and techniques that you can use to continue your healing. So often, when I’m going through a rough time, I think, “What would Janet do?” Usually, I need to lighten up, do some clearing or shift my energy—all of which I can address with tools learned from her. I am grateful for all she has taught me and all she has given to me over the years.  She is powerful, compassionate and playful—which is quite a trifecta, if you ask me! And no matter how black my mood is she can ALWAYS get me to laugh! Janet also doesn’t just talk the talk but she truly walks the walk. She leads by example, sharing much of herself and her experiences when she works with you. There’s always a feeling or an atmosphere that we’re all in this together.  I think that is one of her greatest gifts—and again, I am grateful.” PATT NESS

“In a session with Janet StraightArrow, transformation and rebirth occurs so effortlessly and naturally you are ready to move clearly into new directions and enjoy your life and health.”

“You may initially come for the powerful energy that makes you feel so good and clear and happy for days. Later, you realize that your life is completely different and that your perspective is full of hope and new life.”

“You are so busy listening, laughing and experiencing that by the end of a class or session you realize how much you learned, changed and moved more deeply into you in a very positive way.”

“Janet heals and teaches with common sense, logic, and wisdom. She takes the things I have learned, to deeper places that actually create change. Her teachings, tools and practices move you and make healing change immediately.”

“When I meet with StraightArrow, on the phone or in person, I immediately relax and enjoy a feeling of safety and caring. Janet listens and hears my body, mind, and spirit and translates their messages to help me help myself.”

“Working with Janet StraightArrow is an experience, you learn without feeling like you are being taught, and you heal without effort or struggle.”

“As soon as I make an appointment with Janet I feel confident. Anxiety and fear begin to subside and I begin to feel better and ready to move through any problems to solutions, the process has already begun.”

“Laughter and crying within minutes of one another is bound to happen when you work with Janet StraightArrow, you feel both fully and with respect and wonder.”

“Janet Straight Arrow, while maintaining a container of love and acceptance, helps me to continually heal by pointing out the truth of a situation, as I look into the mirror and see me in everyone.  She helps me face me, with love and acceptance, and I feel an increase of joy in my life after every session and class.  Janet is a gift you give yourself.” Wendy Kreiss-Parkin, CMT, IET MI

“I always feel safe with Janet. She has helped me to discover my true self and grow from this real place. I did not have any idea who I really was before I began working with her. I like myself and will always be myself in every moment now.” Rhonda Gibbs

“Janet is very connected to spirit and is at the same time always grounded. That ability to be wisdom and truth and love and bringing it to daily events and life is something I aspire to.” Carla Forsyth