P.O. Box 219, #1 Hwy 627
Pic River First Nation via
Heron Bay, ON P0T 1R0
Tel: 807-229-3592 ext.654
Simone Desmoulin, H.B.S.W.
Blue Shooting Star Woman - Ozhaawashko-baapaashkizigewin anang kwe
Simone Desmoulin is a member of Biigtigong Nishnabeg . She is a member of a member of the Eagle Clan, a Brown Buffalo Warrior and Windigocon Spirit. She has been on her spiritual journey for the past thirty years. She has been gifted with working with several sacred bundles that guide her in working with individuals who are seeking healing. She has sought direction through attending fasts, sun dancing, attending the Chi Bii Ceremonies and working with the Windigocon spirit. As a Healer she has been gifted with the ability to work with our people in helping them deal with unresolved grief and loss by working with the Chi Bii pipe and conducting ceremonies that help people when they are struggling with the experiences of clinical depression and anxiety. She has been gifted with a people’s healing pipe to help them in addressing the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual imbalances that contribute to imbalance in one’s life. As a Windigocon spirit and working with her spiritual helpers and guides she has been actively involved in doctoring ceremonies utilizing pipe ceremonies and sweat lodges. She helps organize and conduct the annual Windiigocon ceremonies held in the community of Biigtigong Nishnaabeg. This ceremony provides doctoring to community members seeking healing spiritually, emotionally, physically and mentally.
Simone Desmoulin has worked as a trainer, facilitator, counsellor and director of Biidaaban Healing Lodge. With over 36 years experience working with First Nation’s people, helping them to address unresolved issues relating to the traumas experience in life. Her expertise is in developing and delivering quality programming that addresses unresolved traumas stemming from addictions, abuse, family violence and adversity in one’s life. She has dedicated her career to the promotion of individual, family and community healing. She believes in the philosophy that Aboriginal people have the right to be treated with respect and dignity by honoring the uniqueness of each First Nation community. It is through personal empowerment at First Nation’s level that the Spirit of our Nation can be strengthened. By “lighting the fire” First Nation’s members can take ownership with regards to their personal healing journeys. The healing journey begins with honoring the spirit and working with the natural laws of love, respect, truth, honesty, humility, courage and wisdom. First Nation communities have a right to voice their concerns with respect to their healing journey.
Anger Solutions Program
This program will educate and empower participants to make the right choices about their anger.
Grief & Abandonment
A ten day program designed to give clients a comprehensive understanding of the stages and cycles of grief.
Sexual Abuse Survivors Program
This program will provide a safe, supportive environment in which clients will examine the impact of sexual abuse.