Kristi Johnston

Kristi Johnston

Kristi Johnston, Artworks

I have enjoyed creating art for as long as I can remember. My family was very artsy-craftsy and there was always some project going on at the dining room table- as a matter of fact more art than eating happened there! Although I took art classes in high school, I decided to become a Physical Therapy Assistant to combine my love of science and my desire to help people. I never lost my passion for learning new things in art and in 1986 I took my first watercolor class. It was love at first brush-stroke and that has been my medium of choice ever since.

In 1996 I began teaching  adult watercolor of egret and tropicsart classes after several people told me they would like to learn from me. I soon added children’s art classes in response to similar requests. I love sharing my joy of both learning and art with all ages! I continue to teach private and group art classes, teach stage craft at Mansfield High School and as well as see clients for Physical Therapy and Reiki.  Creating art on commission and as the spirit moves brings me much joy! See my art here. 

Looking back I believe I have always been an empath and a healer. I have used those gifts in all of my work, but it wasn’t until I became a Reiki Master Teacher that the intensity of those abilities really ramped up and took more of a front seat in my life. I was prompted to create a set of Intuitive Energy Cards Intuitive Energy Cards imageto support your self-awareness and connection to the Divine.  I began to sense the emotions of people around me instead of just those of my closest family and friends. In addition, I could now receive information from people’s loved one’s who were in spirit and was able to draw their faces- upside down! I am still learning about these new healing tools I have been given and greatly enjoy sharing them!

I’m glad to have you on this journey! -Kristi

Amy Antonellis Esq.

Amy Antonellis

Amy Antonellis

Amy believes that the key to life is living via inspiration and that one cannot unlock their true potential until they are willing to listen and surrender. Upon the untimely death of her father, Mark, Amy emphasized the importance of spirit and connection in her own life and made meditation a daily practice and principle. Amy loves to travel and has attended numerous workshops to hone her creativity and connection. She has embarked on a path of sharing her new-found gifts with others. She recognizes the need to re-charge and does so regularly by making time in her busy schedule to enjoy friends, family, music, and the water.

Currently Amy focuses on healing and enlightenment. She works with others to release negative blocks that are getting in their way and sets people on their own path to success. She does this in both of her businesses. Amy uses various manifestation/visualization techniques and various modalities including Reiki and Light Connection. Amy is a certified Reiki Master/Teacher, an original receiver/transmitter of Light Connection, an expert in the Law of Attraction and Gratitude Training as well as being very connected to Spirit and in touch daily with the Higher Realms.

Amy is also an attorney and co-founder of Family Legal Partners, P.C., a law firm focused on Trust & Estate Planning, Family Law and small business formation.  FLP’s purpose is to empower you to make a informed legal decisions with the focus on providing peace of mind, protection and the quality of life you desire.   This translates into helping people during times of transition, whether that be setting up an estate plan that meets your family’s current needs, navigating through a divorce, or helping you set-up the business of your dreams.  Amy is there to listen and guide you every step of the way.

Lastly, Amy knows that in order to truly take the next step in one’s life you need to be a ready and willing participant and enthusiastic about exploring your next steps. Amy works with people to prepare them for the exciting life journey that lies ahead. Through coaching, listening and mentoring Amy will take you where you need to go with ease and fluidity.

Contact Amy at: (781) 437-7526

completed vision board

Vision Board


Do you have an idea about the direction you would like your life to take but don’t know how to find that path? Do you dream about things you want to do in the future but you can’t imagine how they will come about? This class is for you! It’s not about figuring out HOW to make things happen, (Spirit will take care of that) it’s about putting those vague ideas or dreams all together in one place with pictures and words so you can SEE these things happening and think about them daily. It is turning your ideas, hopes and dreams into something concrete and tangible, and in doing so bringing them closer to reality!

photos @ center 6


To prepare for this workshop, collect photos from the internet, magazines or your own files that relate to what you would like to have happen in your life. They can be literal or figurative references of your top 3  dreams and goals. Make a list of words/phrases that best describe the top 3 most important things you wish to see in your future. Plan to bring these to the class.

We will have additional resources for you to put together your board including the board itself. Coming with at least some images and your list will help best use the class time for you to actually create your board!

  • Saturday February 27th at the Center for Holistic Healing and Art, 263 N. Main St., Mansfield MA

  • 1pm – 3 pm

  • $25 includes all supplies

  • RSVP by paying in advance HERE

Flame of Light Connection from Center for Holistic Healing and Art, Mansfield MA

Rays of Light Connection

Rays of Light Connection™  

Rays of Light Connection is an introductory experience to a new healing modality known as Light Connection. It is offered to groups of 4-40 people at a time. Amy Antonellis and Kristi Johnston raise the vibration and create a vortex of positive energy to open and balance everyone’s heart chakras.

Light Connection™ is a modality transmitted directly to Amy Antonellis and Kristi Johnston on March 2, 2015 from a collective of Light Beings known to them as Great Spirit. It is offered not through the practitioners, but into the space they create and hold open for pure Light Energy to enter and produce change within the soul of the receiver. This life-changing energy is so big, it takes 2 practitioners to sustain the vortex that invites it in for a single individual’s benefit.

How Will I Benefit From a Rays of Light Connection?

It  is designed to open up and balance your heart chakra which offers the following benefits:

-Clear out old beliefs and emotional pain.

-Aid in your release of feelings of inadequacy and self-doubt.

-Allow you to freely receive abundance, success, and joy.

-Accelerate your ability to manifest your intentions.

What Can I Expect During a Rays of Light Connection?

This healing modality is conveyed by Amy and Kristi and will begin with a brief meditation and intention setting to raise your energetic vibration while you focus on the positive things you would like to see manifest in your life. Together they will create the vortex that pulls in this amazing pure energy of Love and open up each person’s heart. They will move the energy around the room as they hold space for each individual present to receive exactly what they need. They will close with a brief grounding meditation and positive intentions to help you continue to magnify your goals.

Prepare yourself for accelerated healing and growth. Join Kristi and Amy as they fill the room- and your heart, with the magnified energy of Light Connection™.

Are you ready to take the next step in your own expression of Love?

Investment: $45/person

Please note!! Rays of Light Connection™ will magnify whatever energy you have been emitting and continue to emit. Be mindful of  where you focus your attention!  

*Rays of Light Connection can be done for a group as small as 4 or 5, or as large as 40.  If you have a large group and would like us to do it in your business, please reach out to us and we will gladly make plans to bring this amazing Heart Opening event to your community too.

Watch a 2 minute video about Rays of Light Connection

Open Eyes

Open Eyes


Sometimes what we do physically is related to what we are doing/need to do internally or spiritually. Today was one of those days for me. After taking the air conditioner out of my kitchen window, I was prompted to clean the glass inside and out so I could – you see where I’m going with this – see clearly.

Over the past few weeks I have had a recurrent issue with waking up and having first one and then the other eye swollen nearly shut. After it happened a second time Andrea asked me “What aren’t you seeing?” I shrugged it off, not being able to think of anything off the top of my head that I had been avoiding, or turning away from. Now with the clean windows an old church hymn from my youth comes to mind “Open My Eyes” by Clara H. Scott. Written in 1895, it is as current today as when she wrote it over 100 years ago! Here are a few lines from it:

“Open my eyes that I may see   glimpses of truth thou hast for me  place in my hand that wonderful key that shall unclasp and set me free.”

” Open my eyes, ears and heart, illumine me, Spirit divine.”

I take this to mean that I need to be even more aware and “looking out” for the truth and illumination of the Spirit and how I may use it to serve and connect with others. I will keep this in mind and endeavor to be a bearer of Light as I interact with people through my art, Reiki, Light Connection, and mediumship.

Have a wonderful, Light-filled weekend my friend!


How the Lawyer Met the Medium, an Unlikely Love Story

How the Lawyer Met the Medium, an Unlikely Love Story


I will never forget the moment I met Andrea Kukulka.  We actually met at the Women’s Business Network.  One Tuesday morning back in early 2012, I was standing at the resource table at WBN when Andrea came up to me.  The second I looked up and saw Andrea I had the most intense feeling of Déjà vu.  The room around her started to move and I felt like I was going to faint.  She put her hand out, introduced herself, and told me that she was a medium.

“A medium?!” I thought to myself, I really was going to faint.  I managed to squeak out my name, told her I was an attorney, and then bolted to the other side of the room so I didn’t have to say anything else.  It had been a year since my father passed away and I was in NO position to talk about his death in an open forum.  What if she was speaking with my dad right now?! What if she could tell he died?! What if she says something?! Oh, no! I don’t want to break down in tears right here! All of these thoughts rushed through my head.  I loved and missed my dad so much, I did not want to open the door to heartache in front of a bunch of newly found business acquaintances.  I avoided Andrea like the plague and cowered in fear.  We didn’t talk again until 2014.

The only thing abundantly clear about my life back in 2012 was that it was not working.  Within one year I had lost my dad, graduated law school, moved, passed the bar, got married, re-located my mom, and welcomed my nephew to the world.   I was drowning in grief, riddled with anxiety, and I could not get out of my own way.

As an a-type overachiever and I had no idea what to do next.  I figured if I just immersed myself in building my business life would magically get better and the pain would go away.  Except, it didn’t.  The only thing that continued to grow was the numbers on the scale and the hours I had gone without sleeping.  Some days I literally felt as though I was having a heart attack.  I was debilitated with heartache and I believed that I simply had to “keep going”.

I was miserable and something had to give.  That Fall, through my business coach, my life changed forever.  I was introduced to the concept of mindset.  Thoughts create things? Positivity sets the outcome? Yeah…..okay, if you say so! The only reaction I had to that was snark.  I heard of, I actually even read The Secret (it was Oprah recommended!), but I never really understood and I wasn’t willing to buy-in.  I blew it off as jargon, rested my hat on my belief that it was my intelligence that had taken me that far, and went on my way.  The only problem was that I was stuck big time.  I was in the thick of it and nothing was getting better.  So I figured, what the heck! I had nothing to lose.

I decided to jump on the mindset train.  If it worked for all of those other entrepreneurs it could certainly work for me.  What started off as a business building tactic turned into something greater than I ever could have imagined.  I became a mind-set/law of attraction junky.  I entered the world of self-discovery and introspection in an unprecedented manner.  I started pouring over books by people like Jack Canfield, Napoleon Hill, Bob Proctor, Michael Neil, and I immersed myself in one of Fabienne Fredrickson’s Mindset Retreats.

The spark was ignited, there was no turning back.  I devoured anything I could get my hands on.  I was a sponge.  And then, funny enough….I started feeling better! Not only that, I even met my business partner within the next few weeks (more on that at a later time)!  Day-by-day, life was improving.  Things were starting to click.  Life was shifting and I started expanding.  I began meditating, going to reiki and acupuncture, and I learned the hard way the importance of self-care.  I was on a never-ending quest for internal peace.

Then, one day, on a whim in a coffee shop in February 2013, I was introduced to Table Tipping.  Excuse me, table what??? Yes, table tipping.  My friend described to me this experience whereby they sat around a table and received messages from departed relatives by the table tapping out a message.  I thought my head was going to explode.  “What?! What do you mean you received a message from a dead relative through a table?!?!” I had zero comprehension of this.  I was told that the table would tip once for “yes” and twice for “no” and would spell out messages by tapping out the letters of the alphabet.

I was dumbfounded.  I had no idea what to say.  At that point in my life I had never been to a medium, I never really sought out those types of experiences, and I was skeptical to say the least.  The only thing I had done even remotely close was go to a palm reader once with a friend.  However, an invitation was extended and I took the bait. Hook, line and sinker, if this was for real and what I was told was true, I wanted in!  I thought to myself that there was NO WAY that it could be real and I had to find out for myself.

The following week, in a small intimate group of absolute strangers, I had my first Table Tipping experience.  I was blown away.  As expected, and why I avoided Andrea upon first meeting her, I started crying immediately.  An ugly cry.  Snot and tears everywhere, there was no holding back.  I was in pain, and the second I felt my dad’s presence I experienced a release like none other.  I received messages from Dad and others for over 3 hours.  I couldn’t believe what had just occurred.  I was hooked.  I wanted to be connected to my father at all moments.  I wanted to open the channel.  I needed to know more and do more and feel more.  I wanted to feel his presence with me at all times and that is exactly what table delivered.  I was in awe.

Table for me became an incredible tool for healing.  Through this new found communication I was able to close the wounds and find comfort.  I found love and support from my dad in a new way.  Our relationship had changed, but it was still there and it remained palpable.  And so, like any good overachiever, I was determined to figure out how I could table tip on my own.  A new path for expansion had opened, I acquired my table (another divine unimaginable experience), and the journey continued.

Fast forward to March of 2014 and I was yearning for even more.  Other than the small group of individuals that had introduced me to table tipping, I had promised myself that I was not going to utter a single word about any of this to anybody, EVER.  However, I wanted to test this out with new people.  I was on a quest for further validation.  Yes, I was even skeptical of myself at that point.  I knew Andrea was in WBN and I needed a way to practice and continue to expand.  I also knew she would be able to validate what was I was receiving.  I held my breath, and sent an e-mail.


After a few bumps in the road (another funny story for a later date), we made a plan to meet.  The second she felt the table move we were instantly connected.  One
meeting later, I met Kristi.  The rest is history.  A dead dad, a business meeting, a table, a medium, a few details in between, and here I am, perfect, whole, and complete, with my trilogy.

Trilogy 1

What comes next? I’m not sure.  What I do know is that I was put here on this earth to specifically help people through their own times of transition, whatever that looks like for them.  Whether that be through the law, healing, messaging, or whatever else they need.  I have been put in a unique position to offer assistance and I am able to offer such with the perfect amounts of both strength and compassion.  I’m taking myself on, I’m reaching new heights, I’m allowing my own effortless expansion, and I’m inviting you all to follow along.

As I move into my first home, I am simultaneously becoming a Mansfield resident as my name goes up on Main Street as part of the Center for Holistic Healing and Art.  The three of us are so excited for our new journey together and I am so excited to share this part of me and to share these opportunities with all of you.  Believe me when I say, there is more to come!

So if you will, please sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride.  I know I sure will.  With Love,


Psychic Circle

All Levels Welcome

This workshop is to allow you to expand your inner intuition in an encouraging and supportive environment.

Each session will begin with a group meditation to focus and join all of our energies with those of our guides and non-physical support. This will create a safe space in which to explore our abilities beyond the 5 senses.
Each gathering will have a different emphasis and will include work in pairs, solo or in groups.
The focus is on practice and experimentation while we push through our comfort zones into the next level of our personal connection with Spirit. 

*Saturday July 23rd
*7 – 9 pm*
*$25 donation will be accepted at the door*
*RSVP to Kristi at*

Spirit retreat 2016 Puerto Vallarta. One side of the resort

Spiritual Retreat 2016

We had such a wonderful time and the feedback from the group was so positive that you can be sure the Center for Holistic Healing and Art will definitely be planning another Spiritual Retreat Week as well as at least one long weekend. We can’t wait!

Psychic Circle

All Levels Welcome

This workshop is to allow you to expand your inner intuition in an encouraging and supportive environment.

Each session will begin with a group meditation to focus and join all of our energies with those of our guides and non-physical support. This will create a safe space in which to explore our abilities beyond the 5 senses.
Each gathering will have a different emphasis and will include work in pairs, solo or in groups.
The focus is on practice and experimentation while we push through our comfort zones into the next level of our personal connection with Spirit. 

We encourage everyone to join us in our comfortable and judgement-free space.

 *Thursday September 29th
*at Uplifting Connections
*7 – 9 pm
*$25 fee will be accepted at the door

26 Ways to be Safe As An Empath

26 Ways to Keep Your Peace as an Empath

I know the title is “…Ways to Stay Safe…”, but right from the start, we’d like to reframe that and say that you are ALWAYS safe. Being peaceful, comfortable, and content is really what we’re talking about here.

As an empath, the biggest challenge may be staying emotionally peaceful while still being an active participant in the world. Closing yourself off from everyone and everything that might make you feel is just not a very functional or fun option! Instead you need to find ways to comfortably be with your family & friends, go to work and navigate public spaces like grocery stores, restaurants and theaters.

You are only able to do this gracefully on a daily basis when you take time to stay grounded, re-fuel yourself with good self-care, and fully accept yourself (warts and all). Here are 26 tips on how to cope with the sense of “overwhelm” and take care of yourself so that you can be the best empathic you that you can be!

  1. Take a bath or shower. Place clearing or grounding crystals in with you for an extra boost of emotional cleansing.
  2. Take deep breaths. Visualize pulling power up from the earth as a bonus.
  3. Practice Yoga
  4. Carry a grounding crystal on you, it may be especially helpful to touch it or move it in your fingers to help you shift your energy.
  5. Burn sage or other incense.
  6. Acknowledge that the emotion is coming from outside of you.
  7. Pray- to Whomever you choose for support for you as well as for those who are suffering.
  8. Send positive, healing energy to whomever needs it.
  9. Use your sense of humor- laughter can elevate any energy!
  10. Remind yourself that you are not the cause, you cannot control it and you cannot cure it.
  11. Remove yourself from those sending out strong and uncomfortable emotions.
  12. Avoid being in close proximity to those you sense will overwhelm you with their feelings.
  13. Write down the feelings that don’t belong to you and shred them, releasing them from your energy at the same time. You could also tear the paper or burn it.
  14. Using a blow dryer or hand dryer, imagine it blowing the extra emotions away from you.
  15. Get outside. Make contact skin to ground or a tree. Release any emotions that aren’t yours to Mother Earth to be transformed.
  16. Recite or sing a mantra to change your energy and release what’s not yours.
  17.  Exercise. This is very grounding as well as mind-clearing.
  18. Meditate.
  19. Get regular massage, Reiki or other energy work to keep you balanced and clear.
  20. Make sure to include regular time alone and quiet in your schedule.
  21. Make time to be creative.
  22. Feed yourself well.
  23. Get enough sleep.
  24. Go to the water- large bodies of water are very rejuvenating.
  25. Begin your day by placing your feet on the ground very purposefully with the image of sending your roots deep into the ground. This is a very quick and easy way to start off well-grounded.
  26. Reach out for support wherever you can find it.

Additional resources: Loving and Understanding an Empath , Self care for EmpathsTypes of Empathic Abilities

With Love and Light,

Kristi and Amy