Care for the Caregiver: Healing Touch Workshop

Man and woman hold each others handFriday, April 22 | 6:00-8:00 PM

Healing touch was developed in the 1980s by a nurse who was talented in using energetic principles and touch for healing.  I wanted to offer this class here because I see how many people are taking care of their loved ones and what a toll it can take on a person.  I want people to feel that there is something they can do for themselves and the person they take care of that is simple, doesn’t tax your body, and  makes you both feel more renewed.  Healing touch is accredited for healthcare professionals , offering continuing education credit toward our license.  This gives the program consistency and accountability for what it teaches. However, it is something appropriate for anyone caring for a loved one.

–Lynn Batalden, PT and Owner, Creative Therapeutics

Whether  we are caring for a loved one or working as a health care professional, taking care of others takes a toll on our physical and mental well-being. Learning how to interact positively with those in our care while maintaining our own well-being is a skill–a balancing act that requires conscious effort and action. Stress management is one of the many benefits of Healing Touch. In this workshop we will:

  • Identify the symptoms of caregiver burnout
  • Discuss the causes of this debilitating condition
  • Learn and practice specific techniques that will help alleviate and prevent caregiver burnout

To read more about Healing Touch, click for instructor Katie Oberlin’s article, “Care for the Caregiver.”

Instructor:  Katie Oberlin, MAT/HTCP/HTCI/QM

Master of Arts in Teaching; Healing Touch Certified Practitioner; Healing Touch Certified Instructor; HTP Qualified Mentor

Katie taught high school and college biology for several years and has been working in Healing Touch and integrative medicine since 2003. Her workshops encourage lively discussion and offer ample time for hands-on practice.

Katie is committed to Healing Touch:
“I believe that profound transformation is possible, both individually and globally, when we address the root cause of our illnesses and imbalances and take action energetically and holistically. Like a ripple in a pond, when we improve our own health, we have a positive impact on ourselves, others and our world.”

$30 if pre-registered / $35 if paid at event

To pre-register, call 815-758-5508 or click the Paypal link below:

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