Patricia Kyritsi Howell

Program Director and Primary Instructor

Patricia has more than twenty years’ experience as a clinical herbalist and teacher. Her book, Medicinal Plants of the Southern Appalachian(2006) is one of the foremost resources on the topic of regional native plant medicines. A professional member of the American Herbalists Guild since 1997, she has a clinical practice in Clayton,  Georgia.

Patricia advises the Atlanta Botanical Garden on medicinal herb programming, served three terms as a member of the Governing Council of the American Herbalists Guild, is currently co-chair of the AHG Symposium Committee, and is the co-founder of the Georgia Herbalists Guild.

​She is the co-owner of Wild Crete Travel LLC, a small tour company specializing  in unique custom travel experiences on the Greek island of Crete . Visit Patricia’s website.​