Therapeutic Touch in Mexico

Malia C. Ronderos has been on vacation in Mexico. While there, she met with the head of the Oncology Department at the Hospital de la Niñez Oaxaqueña in a small village near the capital city of Oaxaca. She offered to provide Therapeutic Touch to the nurses who are at the forefront of the cancer unit. Malia’s offer was welcomed as the need to provide support for the nurses is well-recognized. Because of the limited financial and human resources available in these hospitals, nurses in general don’t have access to any support to help them process the pain and suffering they witness and experience on
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2019 TTNO Spring Fling

The TTNO is having a "spring fling" fundraiser on March 21. Participate knowing that your TT friends are doing what they love on the same day, whether it be getting outdoors or doing an activity inside. Your choice! Donate by the hour or by the "goal". For example: If you choose to walk your dog for one hour, decide how much you would like to donate for that time. If your goal is to start a yoga or meditation practice and not miss a day for a week or a month, donate by the goal. Donations can be made directly
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TT at Fleming College Health Fair

Once again the TTNO Peterborough Branch were present at the Fleming College Health Fair, , raising awareness about Therapeutic Touch. The event was held on Thursday Feb. 7th, 2019.  The goal of this Health Fair is to raise staff and student awareness of the wide range of health promoting services, programs and supports available in the community. There was more interest this year than ever before. Janet McCue spent the day with Craig Niziolek offering treatments and explaining Therapeutic Touch. Jim and Gail Wilson also helped out giving treatments, but had to leave before the event ended and missed the
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Picton Seniors Learn About TT

On February 28, Alison Cooke spoke to a small gathering of seniors at the Picton Community Care for Seniors offices. A PowerPoint presentation introduced the group to Therapeutic Touch, its benefits and background. Following the presentation, Alison gave a TT treatment to one of the participants. Questions followed. Alison will be teaching Level 1 Therapeutic Touch at this location over two days, April 15 & 17.
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Zoomer Conference, Toronto 2018

Congratulations to Marlene George who once again facilitated a very successful Wellness Health Fair October 27-28 at the now annual Zoomer Conference in Toronto. Marlene was happy to report that 38 practitioners from a variety of modalities participated in the two day event and that 460+ attendees took advantage of the opportunity to have a session with these amazing volunteers. Therapeutic Touch was represented by five practitioners: C. Hsiung, C. Stark, E. Mask, J. Duguay Kral and J. Bishop. Well done!  Marlene also reported that she is looking forward to being invited back next year, Sat Oct 26 and Sun Oct
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Napanee Seniors Learn About TT

On October 10, a small group of seniors, residents of the Red Tree Developments in Napanee, learned about Therapeutic Touch from Alison Cooke. A short PowerPoint introduction was shown and a demonstration provided. The group learned how to quiet their minds with a simple breathing exercise and discovered that they go beyond their skin as they explored their own energy fields.
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Journey to Peru to Learn Therapeutic Touch® or Deepen Your Experience of TT

Journey to Peru with Carol Cumes for a Spiritual Andean Adventure & Wellness Experience at Willka T'ika, the premier luxury retreat destination in the heart of Peru's Sacred Valley. This adventure includes a wonderful optional opportunity to learn the healing art of Therapeutic Touch® with our own TTNO Recognized Teachers JoAnne Campling and Arlene Cugelman, both registered nurses, who have been teaching and practicing this effective method for over 20 years. Joanne will be offering Level 1 training; Arlene will be offering her Advanced Therapeutic Touch® Workshop, "Silent Mind, Powerful Mind." The event takes place December 1-8, 2018. The workshops will be taught over four days of the program.
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Philip Feldberg Humanitarian Award

On July 19, Alison Cooke, RT, received the Philip Feldberg Humanitarian Award presented by the Stirling Manor where she has been providing Therapeutic Touch® for 26 years to those residents who request it. Stirling Manor has continued her contract for so many years because they have found that those who receive TT when first entering this long term care facility adjust better to the changes this has brought into their lives. As well, TT brings relaxation, a sense of well-being and better sleep patterns to those who receive it. For those residents with dementia related problems, TT can reduce anxiety
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