Laurie provides a scaffold of safety, nurturing and Heart Centered guidance and support.
She is a powerful and impactful Healer, Keynote Speaker, M.C. and Author.
Laurie is an integral part of the thriving Therapeutic Touch community in the Okanagan – facilitating courses and mentoring practitioners.
“I get to witness people’s profound discovery and re-connection with themselves”
Whether pain has stopped you in your tracks, or you find yourself wondering “How on earth did I get here?” she offers a variety of Living Medicine practices to heal, release, restore, and guide you to live a healthful, vibrant life.
“Your body is speaking to you.
Sometimes it whispers, sometimes it shouts.”
“By desciphering what it’s saying, I help you shift to wellness – Mind – Spirit – Body.”
- Personalized Energy therapies,
- Nutritional Support,
- Water Guidance,
- Essential Oils offerings,
- Meditations and Group Gatherings,
- Space Clearing / Cleansing
to offer support and guidance to live a full, healthful life.
“It is my pleasure to help you discover the benefits a few simple steps can bring.”
Laurie also shares her knowledge and insights through writing and public speaking. She is a contributor to “OK In Health” and “Encompass” magazines.
She is contributing to a book, due to be published in 2017, entitled “From There to Here” – a book of Real and Raw Daringly Mindful stories written by Diana Reyers. Discover how these courageously ordinary people faced adversity head on & chose their individual Authentic Road Trip in order to get from There to Here.
Laurie is a Storyteller and M.C. for “Storytelling Tuesdays”, monthly gatherings where everyone is welcome to experience our community through inspirational stories. Tickets at
She is a keynote presenter , most recently at a Mindful Parenting Conference, sharing “The Gifts In Presence – lessons learned through a variety of Hospice experiences”.
Laurie also facilitates Therapeutic Touch courses and workshops for an International Educator. She values the deep connections within her local Therapeutic Touch community, and mentors others who discover this therapy to deepen and strengthen their skills.
Check out her feature article in KelownaNow, July 30 2015
‘Beyond the Basics’ Intensive in Therapeutic Touch
Instructor, Diane May, RN, QTTT, Author
March 5 & 6, 2016.
Living with Grief Program
- The Longest Loss: Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Akashic Records Course 2015
Expanded awareness in insights, decision-making and creating new ideas and projects.
Identifying & releasing old thought patterns,
Embodying what Soul is wanting to bring through & how to integrate this into many aspects of life.
International Congress, Therapeutic Touch International Association,
sponsored in part by the American Holistic Nurses Association, April 17, 18, 19, 2015:
- The Power of Intention, Stephan A Schwartz
- Future-shaping the Dialogue Therapeutic Touch as a Highly Human Function,
Dolores Krieger, PhD, RN, QTTT
- Creating a Theory of Healing through Therapeutic Touch,
moderated by Mary Anne Hanley, PhD, RN, QTTT
- The Neurophysiology of Compassion, Kathy Wilmering, MSW, PMHNP, BC, QTTT
- Human Consciousness and Healing, Susan Wager, MD
- Therapeutic Touch, a Global Perspective,
International Panel, moderated by Heike Rahn, QTTT
- International Communities of Healing, Past and Future,
Margaret Courtwright, BS, RN, and Gladys T. McGarey, MD, MD (H),
President of the Foundation of Living Medicine, Founder of the American Holistic Medical Association.
- Therapeutic Touch with PreTerm Infants: The Unfolding Landscape,
Mary Anne Hanley, PhD, RN, QTTT
- TT Documentation using C.A.R.E. notes, Marilyn Johnston-Svoboda, RN, EdD, QTTT and
Sue Conlin, BA, QTTT, President of Therapeutic Touch International Association
Access Consciousness BARS Course, 2012
Therapeutic Touch Levels 1 and 2, 2012
Psychosocial Care of the Dying and Bereaved,
program accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada, Oct 29 – Nov 2, 2012
Living with Grief; Ethical Dilemmas at the End of Life,
presented by the Hospice Foundation of America, April 2005