JoAnn Inserra Duncan, MS, RMT
JoAnn uses intuition, experience and a deep spiritual connection in her Reiki, IET® and Reconnective Healing ® sessions. She specializes in care for individuals with cancer, back pain, Lyme disease and other tick borne illnesses. She finds it very rewarding to help clients heal core issues by applying advanced techniques that help heal the cellular memory. JoAnn teaches all levels of Reiki as well as other specialized classes. For more information about JoAnn, Turning Point Reiki, LLC., or Turning Point S.H.A.R.E., please click here or visit www.turningpointshare.com, or visit and "like" the Turning Point Reiki, LLC, Turning Point Healing Arts, LLC, or Turning Point S.H.A.R.E. Divorce Group Facebook pages. To contact JoAnn, please email her at email@example.com or call 203-438-3050.
Kate Dayton, MS, LPC
A dedicated Licensed Professional Counselor for over 16 years, Kate specializes in working with children, young adults and their families. Kate’s extensive experience with anxiety and social skill deficit therapies allow her to meet each client where they are at. Kate’s therapeutic modality incorporates play therapy, art therapy and cognitive-behavioral techniques to address the obstacles to a child’s personal relationship success. Individual skill development is nurtured with a focus on personal strengths. Navigating the social world with it’s unwritten rules can be challenging, developing coping techniques serve a child well as they gain perspective on their own thoughts, feelings and behaviors as well as those of their peers.
To contact Kate please call: 203-449-9598 or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jann Draper Elliott, MA, OTR/L, LMT
Jann has worked for 28 years as an occupational therapist, and for 16 years as a licensed massage therapist. Jann offers a wide range of healing modalities including: Zero Balancing, Acupressure, Lymph drainage, Reiki and Massage Therapy. These techniques help clients minimize pain, increase relaxation, and experience an expanded sense of calm and well-being. In addition, she is a certified health coach through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, working with people who want to increase their health and vitality through nutrition and lifestyle changes. You may contact Jan, via cell at 203-482-1329 or Email: JannElliott815@gmail.com.
Jann will be seeing clients at The Center during the following days/times:
First Wednesday and first Friday of the month 2:00-6:00pm
2nd, 3rd, and 4th Friday of the month 10:00am-6:00pm.
Mary Beth Johnston, LMT, RMT
Mary Beth customizes massage based on the individual, often incorporating elements of many techniques (Swedish, Relaxation, Deep Tissue, Sports Massage and Reiki). She finds helping people achieve relaxation and/or pain relief through massage to be quite rewarding. She believes that we all carry a deep innate wisdom of how to heal ourselves on all levels. The compassionate touch of massage can help the body "remember" how to heal itself. Mary Beth is licensed in CT and NY. To contact Mary Beth, please email her at email@example.com or call 914-419-7961.
Deana Paqua, MA, LMT
Deana is a teacher of cross-cultural energy medicine and contemporary shamanism. Deana is also an Adjunct Professor at WCSU in Danbury, CT in Mind/Body and Cross-Cultural Healing. She supports holistic minded, spiritual seekers and the energy sensitive in transforming trauma into triumph, experiencing self-healing and self-empowerment through cross-cultural energy medicine, reiki and contemporary shamanism. Deana provides classes, training, healing sessions, intuitve readings and space clearings. To contact Deana, please email her at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 203-994-5045. You may also visit her website at www.embodythesacred.net.
Samantha Parker, CAHC
Samantha Parker is Board Certified by the National Ayurvedic Medical Association. Her studies in Ayurveda encompass whole body with a focus in gut health. She brings her multifaceted healing experience into her practice empowering clients to make healthier lifestyle choices and expand their knowledge and understanding of the powerful medicinal effects of food, spices and herbs as defined by Ayurveda. She uses the Ayurvedic technique of pulse along with other intakes to work with her clients to determine present states of imbalance. She uses food first as the medicinal path to heal and regain balance, working with each client providing ongoing support, guidance and accountability towards fully resetting habits in the body and mind.
You can learn more about Samantha and Ayurveda through her website www.anjali.life. She will be offering first time clients a free 15 minute phone consultation before scheduling the first appointment. You can schedule that on her website in the contact section, email her at email@example.com or contact her by phone at (203)246-2578.
Brenda Story, RMT
Brenda brings her healing practice, Soaring Hawk Sacred Synergy Healing, to Turning Point Healing Arts & Education Center. Practicing since 2002, she offers diverse, complementary health and wellness support. Empowering others on their healing journeys, and honoring their sacred innate abilities to self-heal are her primary goals. Brenda’s foundation for energy healing work is rooted in Usui Reiki. She is a Reiki Master and Teacher affiliated with the International Center for Reiki Training. Her practice includes Karuna Reiki®, Sacred Childbirth with Reiki™, Shamanic Reiki and Reiki Crystal Healing. Brenda is also an Integrated Energy Therapy® Master-Instructor. She is a practitioner of Reconnnective Healing® and The Reconnection®. Most recently, she has added aromatherapy with Wisdom of the Earth Essences to her healing support repertoire. Through her gentle coaching, hands-on healing and teaching, Brenda strives to empower clients to reach their personal wellness goals while fulfilling their life’s purpose. She aspires to assist others in cultivating spiritual awareness and joyfully reconnecting to authentic, heart-centered living. Contact Brenda for information and appointments by phone: 203-948-0841, or email: SoaringHawk.BrendaS@gmail.com.
Stacy Raymond, Psy.D.
Dr. Raymond has been practicing as a licensed Clinical Psychologist in CT for over 15 years. After graduating from Mount Holyoke College she received her Doctorate from the University of Hartford. She has been an adjunct professor of Psychology, worked with inmates in federal prison, and is a Reiki Master. Dr. Raymond offers traditional and alternative approaches to treating depression, low self-esteem, anxiety, PTSD, and relationship issues. She specializes in recovery from any and all types of trauma, ranging from injury or embarrassment while playing a sport, to life-threatening incidents and sexual abuse. Through the use of an energy psychology technique called EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), she helps clients quickly and gently release negative thoughts and feelings associated with painful memories. She also works with first responders (police, fire fighters, EMT's & dispatchers) helping them overcome their work-related traumatic experiences, so as to prevent the development of issues such as PTSD, substance abuse, and interpersonal difficulties. Dr. Raymond also focuses on identifying and resolving the toxic beliefs and emotions that often underlie physical illness. She accompanies her clients on a therapeutic journey inward, identifying obstacles to emotional and physical health, releasing destructive beliefs and emotions, and ultimately restoring the forward motion of growth. For more information about Dr. Raymond and the services she offers, visit her website, www.DrStacyRaymond.com, or contact her at Drstacyraymond@gmail.com or (203) 493-0344.
Valerie Rich, (AmSAT) RM RYT 500
Valerie has been interested in Yoga since 1982 whilst living in England. During this time she earned her Psychology degree and trained as an Alexander Technique teacher, studying with many of F.M. Alexander’s original students. While living in Melbourne, Australia, Valerie received her Yoga teacher training certificate and began teaching. She also helped set up and direct The School of F.M. Alexander Studies, a three year teacher training course. Valerie continued to study Yoga and gained a teaching certificate in Pre and Postnatal Yoga. She also fell in love with Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga and is trained to teach the Primary Series. Aside from her interest in Yoga, she is a Reiki Master, and uses her skills as a volunteer for hospice. She tailors her teaching of Yoga, Alexander Technique and Meditation to the individual and passionately and skillfully focuses on empowering the individual towards health and well-being. Valerie teaches classes in and around Fairfield County and also offers private Yoga, Alexander Technique and Meditation sessions. She also has an interest in essential oils and is a wellness advocate for Do Terra. For more information on Valerie and her services, please visit her website, Thriveyogact.com, or contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org or 203-482-2278.
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