Meditation & guided imagery expert, mind/body medicine skills specialist, holistic healing & nutrition counselor, author.
Guided imagery and mind/body counseling to lessen pain and anxiety
Staff trainings in guided imagery for pain relief and faster healing
Advanced course certificate training:
Spirituality & Healing in Medicine, 2002
Science & Mind/Body Medicine, 2002
Science & Mind/Body Medicine, 2001
Advanced Education Initiative Teacher Training, 2001
Education Initiative Teacher Training, 2000
Advanced Training in Cognitive Restructuring, 1998
Clinical Training in Behavioral Medicine, 1997
Spirituality and Healing in Medicine IV, 1997
Sports Medicine/Athletic Training Certificate, 1984
Massage Therapy/Yoga Degree, 1984
BS Education and Counseling, 1979
Reiki, Therapeutic Touch Energy Healing, Nutrition
Teach staff to promote self-care through guided imagery, relaxation, positive thinking/resiliency and nutrition. May be implemented with Laura’s guided Imagery recordings.
Children's guided imagery book in patient population
Teach staff to prepare patients for surgery and promote faster recovery with tools including Laura’s guided imagery recordings and Magic Forest Hugging Tree book.
Adult guided imagery recordings in patient population
Teach staff to prepare patients for surgery and promote faster recovery with tools including Laura’s guided imagery recordings.
Trained staff on the use of guided imagery techniques for relaxation and pain management with their patients; April 2016
Nursing staff training in pain relief for patients; February 2013
Nonprofit collaborative of treatment by holistic therapists for cancer patients and families; workshop for therapists, patients and families in mind/body skills; March 2013
Staff training/lecture of children's guided imagery use and efficacy in hospital setting; March 2012