Our Directors

Founder & CEO

Heidi E Kent

Heidi is currently the Co-Director of The Kent-Cook Institute at The Nook, accredited School of Metaphysics, Mysticism and Spiritual Healing in Davidson, North Carolina.  She is a Master Palmist, Certified Psychic Medium, and a Spiritual Counselor.  Heidi studied widely with many Master Teachers and studied at Historic Camp Chesterfield.  She has a degree in Philosophy and History from the University of Miami and a Master of Arts Degree from John F. Kennedy University in Orinda, California.   Through the years, Heidi has taught and been certified as a Life Coach, Relationship Coach and Certified Psychic Medium from Camp Chesterfield, Indiana.  As a metaphysical teacher and advisor, she creates miracles in people's lives through life and relationship coaching, as well as past life therapy.    


Heidi is also an expert in relationship counseling.


Deeply talented in ‘seeing’ what is, with more than 30 years of experience in guidance and healing for the many that have come to her seeking help, Heidi leads her audience to a place where the entire group walks away with insights and ‘Ah-Ha’ moments.  In a resoundingly remarkable way, this leads each person to a place where they are able to “Undo” harsh memories retained in the body, mind and spirit and replace them with clear vision, fun and well-being. Through mastery in palmistry and The Tarot as well as with numerology, each of Heidi's readings is a skilled and amazing session.


Marsha G Cook

Founder & CEO

Rev. Marsha is currently the Co-Director of The Kent-Cook Institute at The Nook, accredited School of Metaphysics, Mysticism and Spiritual Healing in Davidson, North Carolina.  She is a Master Palmist, Certified Psychic Medium, and a Spiritual Counselor.  She is a Metaphysical Specialist, Spiritual Counselor and Author.  Rev. Marsha is a graduate of the Clayton College of Natural Health, having earned both a Bachelor of Science in Holistic Nutrition and a Master of Science in Natural Health as well as The Alliance of Divine Love Healing Ministry, with a Doctor of Divinity in Metaphysics and Spirituality. She has been a Certified Fitness Specialist and Instructor since 1984 as well as a Certified Personal Trainer and Martial Artist.


With over 25 years of experience in the field of Personal Counseling and Strategies, Rev. Marsha has taken her gift of gab and ability to delight and fine-tuned them into a program where Wizardry and Alchemy are woven into the Words she uses to enrich the lives of those listening. Her profound effects in bringing those in her audience to a place where they are able to “Undo” harsh memories retained in the body, mind and spirit are amazing.


Rev. Marsha's first book titled, “QAC – the Smallest Personal Strategy Book You’ll Ever Need!” was published in 2008.


Professional Light  Workers

P E Calvert

P.E. Calvert is a published author and spiritual mentor. She leads workshops in guided meditation,
automatic writing, past life regression, soul retrieval, and Shamanism. Calvert is a Master Teacher,
beloved by her students and is a long treasured instructor at “The Nook”.

Gary A Cook

Gary A. Cook retired from the financial services industry after more than 40 years, Gary was in sales,
management, product training, and worked in the home office of the AIG Life Insurance Company as
an Assistant Vice President. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics, a Master of
Science in Financial Services, and graduated with an Executive Juris Doctor from the Concord Law
School. Mastering the scientific aspects of spirituality, Gary incorporates the latest scientific findings
as an instructor at The Kent-Cook Institute at “The Nook”, sharing the wisdom of Fibonacci and The
Golden Ration among many courses.

David Cross

Meditation Teacher

David has been studying and teaching various Buddhist traditions for the last decade. His dedication to mindfulness shows through his positive energy and calm demeanor in each class. Come and experience ways to achieve ultimate happiness through meditation.

June Hamilton

June Hamilton - June is a retired Human Resources professional who worked in a corporate
environment providing leadership and nurturing positive change for 35 years. She joined “The Nook”,
February 2001 and continues her ongoing passion for development in metaphysics and various
holistic alternatives with the goal of helping others embrace positive individual change, self-healing,
and development. She enjoys creating, developing and facilitating classes and workshops. She is a
Certified Usui Reiki Master/Teacher, a Spiritual Mentor and Master Teacher of Spiritual Development
Programs and workshops. 

June is featured in the book "Soulitude - My Journey into the Surreal by author Mary Tomasello, Ed.D.  According to Dr.Tomasello, "Soulitude" is a spiritually powerful state of being where the feeling of Divine Energy embraces your soul with an awe-inspiring sense of love. Tomasello shares how she was able to tap into her spiritual capacity to become enlightened beyond belief.

Leslie Long

Leslie Long is a Certified Psychic Medium. She is certified in Tarot, Numerology, Palmistry and
Spiritual House/Environment Cleansing. Leslie is also a Reiki Master. She is a naturally gifted
Medium and a graduate of The Kent-Cook Institute having earned a Certified Medium diploma. She
has been teaching Psychic Development for Beginners and several other spiritual classes at “The
Nook” for several years.

Janice Maleyeff

Janice Maleyeff has studied ancient healing techniques for over 30 years and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Spiritual Healing. She is a Reiki Master/Teacher, certified in Spiritual Aromatherapy, an herbalist, tarologist and artist.   Janice interlaces her intuition with the healing energies of crystals, herbs, essential oils, her spirit guides and angels in her Reiki practice, classes and her tarot card readings. She is the Editor of the North Carolina Herb Association’s fundraising recipe book, “Cooking with Nature.” Janice is the Administrative Assistant at The Nook.

Laura McFern

Laura is an intuitive and certified energy practitioner who incorporates
messages from spirit and guided imagery into her healing sessions. She utilizes Reiki, EMF Balancing and Matrix Energetics to create connections for a holistic approach in uncovering the many levels of self transformation. She has over 30 years of experience in assisting individuals in developing and maximizing their goals for personal and spiritual growth as they embrace their journey.

Lorraine Meyer

Lorraine Meyer is an Usui Reiki Master Teacher, Guided Meditation Master and Founder of Healing
Arts of the South. Her work has taken her too many sacred places & allowed her to connect with
extraordinary people of varied backgrounds. Her mission is to share the awakening taking place on
our planet and in our hearts with as many as possible. She believes that Mindful Awareness may
begin at any age! Lorraine is happy to begin her journey as an instructor at “The Nook”.

Dorothy Taylor CH, CLC

Professional Astrologer & Astro-Life Coach

Dorothy Taylor provides professional astrology services with 15 years experience, and clients spanning the globe online and in-person at The Nook. Her services include, individual astrology readings which including natal, transit and progressions, relationship readings, and business/partnership readings. Dorothy also teaches astrology classes and presents monthly on current and upcoming astrological events and their effects on our lives, both online and at The Nook. Dorothy developed and created a groundbreaking program which combines Astrology and traditional Life Coaching techniques, known as Astro-Life Coaching. Her Astro-Life Coaching program helps her clients use the power of astrology to help them achieve the most fulfilling and creative life possible. She is currently training other traditional Life Coaches in the benefits to using astrology as a tool in their own practices. You can find out more about Dorothy’s services and educational opportunities at www.soulofchiron.com or send her an email at info@soulofchiron.com.

Salem Wolf Heart

Salem Wolf Heart is a highly respected medicine woman with psychic skills and healing abilities intermingling with influential guidance, protection and advanced knowledge will present healing through natural means. Salem has studied with the Sacred Waters School of Integrative Energy Medicine; and Rachel Mann PhD., Shamanic Energy Healing and Wisdom Teachings. In addition to these experienced, skilled teachers, our teachers -teachers are “Dreaming The Wheel” Author, Sun Bear of The Bear Tribe; Native American Ceremonial Dancer, Joseph Rael, Beautiful Painted Arrow and Wallace Black Elk, Traditional Lakota Elder and Spiritual Interpreter and P.E. Calvert, Kent-Cook Institute Shamanic Instructor.

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400 North Harbor Place Drive, Suite C

Davidson, NC 28036

Tel: 704-896-3111

Email: kentcooknook@gmail.com

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