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Barb Schommer and I are busy putting the finishing touches on our presentation for the Creativity and Madness conference next week in Santa Fe, NM. We will be sharing the newest research on Harp Therapy and Healing Touch at the hospital and hospice bedside. It is always fun to be with this group and we […]

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I am excited to invite you to two different events in two different locations. We hope you will join us for one or both! I will be co-presenting with Barb Schommer at the Creativity and Madness conference in Santa Fe, NM, August 2 at 9:30 a.m. We will be presenting our Harp Therapy/Healing Touch research […]

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I recently had an opportunity to play the harp at the hospital bedside, working in tandem with a Healing Touch practitioner/instructor. It was all about teaching life skills. The patient was a man who had had a procedure to rid his knee of infection. He had just finished physical therapy so was in some pain […]

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I am excited to let you know the research study “Impact of Healing Touch and Healing Harp on In-Patient Acute Care Pain” is published in the Holistic Nursing Practice this month. This ground-breaking study examines the concomitant use of two complementary modalities to reduce pain, anxiety and nausea in the postoperative patient population. E-mail me […]

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The “Women as Healers” book includes a CD of my own compositions. It is a “feel good” product! Do you have a favorite shop who carries many different products for self-care and nourishing the spirit? Does your hospital have a gift shop? Here’s a partial list of how my products are “out and about”: Cancer […]

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It is interesting how we’re all connected … about six months ago, Barb Schroeder, a nurse at the Mayo Clinic in the Women as Healers book, mentioned a program called Beyond Surgery®.  As she was sharing, it really “spoke to me,” but I didn’t take immediate action. A few months later, the co-founder of Beyond Surgery®, […]

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In May 2006, I began volunteering with Barb Schommer (Certified Healing Touch Practitioner/Instructor) at Woodwinds Health Campus in Woodbury, MN. The Woodwinds’ Integrative Therapies department recently released a research summary of our work together, “The Impact of Healing Touch with Harp Therapy on Inpatient Acute Care Pain: A Retrospective Analysis.” We are excited to announce […]

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