WHO IS IT FOR:
As an experienced educator for health professionals, corporations, and community organizations, there is evidence-based research that programs in mindfulness and yoga can provide quality improvement in employee wellness and reduce turnover and burnout.
Contracting organizations that employ professionals who require Continuing Education (CE) credits can offer these programs to support workforce requirements.
Educational programs can be provided as virtual or in-person webinars from 1 hour to a day-long or weekend retreat.
Professional Education Programs
Can be customized to meet the needs of your organization:
Mindfulness for Stress Reduction in the Workplace:
This customized professional education activity will provide attendees with specific knowledge on the biological and psychological impacts of stress and how stress can affect health, wellness and productive work environments. This course is ideal for health care professionals’ who are interested in improving their ability to provide caring and healing environments at work. MBSR modified programs can be provided.
HEALING CIRCLES PROGRAMS
Healing circles provide an opportunity for people to gather and promote deepening relationships and stronger bonds. Following the format created by the international organization Healing Circles Global (insert link www.HCG.org) circles provide a place of safety and community that supports workplace wellness. Experiencing kindness, respect, and deep listening circle participants find acceptance, healing, and peace.
HEALING THE HEALERS
This experiential educational program concentrates on the use of self-care tools of mindfulness, reflection, gentle movement, relaxation training, and journaling. This program is designed for health professionals specifically but can be adapted for any organization that is looking to improve wellness and health. The program is unique in format and content, drawing on the models of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, and Mind Body Skill Groups. Best provided as a daylong workshop or weekly sessions.
“It’s cheaper to promote health than to maintain people in sickness.”
— Florence Nightingale
“Be the change you wish to see in the world.”
“The natural healing force within each one of us is the greatest force in getting well.”
“Caring for others requires caring for oneself.”
— Tenzin Gyatso the 14th Dalai Lama
“I have experienced Betsy’s work as a yoga instructor and as a facilitator for the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction workshop. She is outstanding. Her knowledge is very deep, and she is able to give the extra added personal attention that is always appreciated. I have referred many of my Healing Touch clients to Betsy to help support their path to health and well-being. “
— Katie Oberlin
Healing Touch Instructor at Healing Touch Program
“Betsy has an amazing presence and quality of serenity that she imparts to her clients and colleagues. Betsy has the strength of medical training as a nurse as well as her vast experience in other healing arts, giving her a keen sense of balance between Western and Eastern approaches to wellness. I highly recommend her work.”
— Kamyar Hedayat
Co-president; Co-founder at Systems Biology Research Group