Professional Development Day 2024

We are pleased to announce the 2024 TTNO Professional Development Day INTENTION AND THERAPEUTIC TOUCH® "THE COMPASS OF THE HEART". It will be presented on Zoom by some teachers and in person by others. Please contact your local teacher and watch the calendar of events to find out if the Professional Development Day will be offered in your area. Check out the events calendar to find all scheduled Professional Development Days.

The purpose of this day is:

  • To increase our understanding of intention and intentionality
  • To explore the use of intention during a TT session
  • To reflect on the importance of intention in our everyday life.

Let’s deepen our relationship with compassion as we share this day together.

If you have any questions about the day, please contact Patricia Tamosetis at 613-625-2277 ([email protected]) or Nancy Hall at 519-938-7759 ([email protected]) or Dale Cimolai at 519-452-4293 ([email protected]).

As facilitator, If you wish to receive a hard copy of this Professional Development Day please contact the TTNO office. Note that you will be required to pay for shipping costs.

About Professional Development Days

Professional Development Days are a wonderful opportunity to share new learning and experiences, to review and affirm what we already know and to share joyful and meaningful interactions on a topic of interest and relevance to all TT practitioners. They provide an opportunity to connect with friends, meet new members of our Therapeutic Touch community, learn new ideas and skills both for our inner growth and to enhance our practice of TT, and to have fun together.

Professional Development Days are open to all Therapeutic Touch practitioners – that is, anyone who has taken a Level One workshop. Taught as designed, the Professional Development Day fulfills the educational requirement for maintaining status as a Recognized Practitioner with the TTNO. The Professional Development Day may also count for a maximum of eight hours of the additional hours of continued studies for achieving Recognized Practitioner status.

Some comments from the 2023 Professional Development Day

The best part of the day ...

The incredible dialogue that took places in the breakout rooms as we each responded to the given quotes.

The five minute TT session at the start of the day was a great starting point. Loved the spiral writing – it was new to me and took me deeper and deeper. The whole day, which flew by, was wonderful!

Being together. Today was like a retreat!

This day was one of my more memorable experiences of my career.

New information & insights...

I have a new awareness of what self-compassion is and what it really means to me.

This was the first time I tried spiral writing - very interesting depths of insight as we moved from "level to level."

The content and discussion about self-compassion reinforced my recent realization that without true self-compassion it's difficult to have compassion for others.

The value of distant TT.

Other comments and suggestions...

Worked really well on Zoom. I didn't have to travel and still got to connect with my TT friends!

Request for Hosting a Professional Development Day

Professional Development Days are hosted by Recognized Teachers. However, if there is no Professional Development Day being presented in your area and you would like to host one, please contact the TTNO office and a Recognized Teacher will be located to facilitate your day.

Please include with the request, your Professional Development Day location and date, and your contact information (phone number and mailing address).

To find scheduled 2024 Professional Development Days, please go to the TTNO Calendar of Events or the Workshop Quick List page.

NOTE: Please check out the 2022/2023 revised TTNO Achieving  Recognized Practitioner Status and Maintaining Recognized Practitioner Status documents.