For over thirty years Marie-France has studied and developed her expertise in energy medicine, spiritual anatomy, emotional intelligence, human awareness, and self-development. Her studies have also included metaphysics, theology, astrology, channeling and the art of Tarot. Marie-France originally studied in London, U.K. the philosophies of Taoism, Buddhism, Zen and Tai’Chi; where she also completed a course in the Silva Method Focused Thinking program. In the U.S., she continued her studies in the science of medical intuition with Carolyn Myss and Dr. Norman Shealy of the Holos Institute of Health in St. Louis, Missouri, and completed them at the Delphi University in Georgia; where she was awarded a PhD in Complimentary, Alternative and Preventative Therapies, including Transpersonal Psychology and Relationship Dynamics. She also earned a Doctorate of Metaphysics. Marie-France has also previously developed her own line of cosmetics, where she helped many of her clients to enhance their beauty. Today, Dr. Hankinson uses cosmetics as a skilled artist, producing inspirational portraits through a combination of cosmetics, healing, and esoteric and inspired symbols. Marie-France has been a practicing counselor internationally, during her travels and residences in U.S.A., Russia, Canada, Bermuda, the Middle East, and throughout Europe. She is currently active in Hospice programs with Palliative Care to terminal patients, and also provides counseling to Cancer patients.