Integrative Pathways to Healing

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction in Chicago

Betsy Murphy MS, RN, HNB-BC, C-IAYT

Betsy Murphy

“Betsy has been doing this integrative practice long before it was in Vogue… follow a leader!” ~Matthew Taylor, PhD

 

Integrative Pathways to Healing is owned and operated by holistic nurse and mind-body specialist, Betsy Murphy.

An educator in the field of mind-body medicine, she provides educational programs for healthcare professionals, individual clients, corporate and community organizations, through presentations, workshops, and classes in both private and group settings.

 

 

Our Mission

Betsy’s professional vision and intention is to integrate eastern and western knowledge and modalities to create optimal wellness and health.
Integrated Pathways to Healing helps individuals to access their inner resources for healing by developing tools and practices that promote health and wellbeing. Specializing in the holistic methods of mind -body medicine which include meditation, yoga, relaxation, imagery, and self-reflection, these tools can help clients:

  • Reduce Stress
  • Improve physical and mental health
  • Decrease professional burnout
  • Improve attention and concentration

 

  • Decrease anxiety
  • Increase self-awareness and reflection
  • Improve emotional regulation
  • Enhance communication & active listening skills

Education

Betsy Murphy Speaking at event

Betsy has studied and practiced yoga and meditation for many decades and has been in private practice for over 15 years.
Board certified in holistic nursing since 2006, Betsy left hospice nursing to pursue training in complementary and alternative modalities of healing.

She earned a master’s degree in Mind-Body Medicine from Saybrook University, and was educated in nursing at Loyola University, Chicago. Also, she is a certified yoga therapist, trained by Integrative Yoga Therapy and Parayoga, with over 1,000 hours of training.

As an accredited teacher of MBSR from UMass Center for Mindfulness in Healthcare and Society she has provided mindfulness workshops and MBSR courses at hospitals, schools, counseling centers, cancer centers, and community organizations.
Additional certifications and trainings include Mindful Self Compassion Skills training, Still Quiet Place Teacher Training (mindfulness for children and young adults) Usui Reiki (Master), The Center for Mind Body Medicine Advanced Professional Training, and Restorative Yoga Teacher Training with Judith Lasater.

What are all those initials?

Betsy Murphy MS, RN, HNB-BC, C-IAYT

RN : Registered Nurse, State of Illinois
MS : Master of Science, Mind-Body Medicine. Saybrook University.  Oakland, CA
HNB-BC : Holistic Nurse Baccalaureate, Board Certified
C-IAYT : Certified Yoga Therapist. International Association of Yoga Therapists

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