I am a highly experienced RN and compassionate health coach/educator with many years of clinical experience. I have experience supporting cancer patients in a variety of settings, remotely and in-person. I have a thorough understanding of both conventional and evidence based holistic/integrative approaches to cancer treatment.
State of North Carolina, Registered Nurse
Certificate #106025 (multi-state license)
EXPERIENCE SYNERGY HOLISTIC CARE
November 2017 – present
Holistic Nurse Consultant-self employed
Provide remote and in-person coaching/consultation to people with cancer who wish to create a recovery plan that includes integrative and alternative therapies. Provide education about diagnosis, treatment, symptom management, accessing integrative practitioners. Empower clients to take control of treatment, communicate effectively with oncology team, access relevant research. Provide education about nutritional strategies, mind-body interventions and stress management.
CAROLINA HOUSE, DURHAM, NC
June 2016-present (per diem/part time)
Provide direct patient care to patients in a residential mental health facility. Provide education regarding symptom management, coping skills, general health/medication.
UNC HEALTHCARE, CHAPEL HILL, NC
Clinical Nurse II
Provided direct patient care on all psychiatric units including Eating Disorders, Child/Adolescent, Geriatric, and the adult Crisis Unit and Psychotic Disorders Unit. Provided psycho-educational group interventions, including DBT, medication education, and yoga.
I have RN clinical experience in Primary Care, Oncology, and Surgery. I have provided volunteer services in a local cancer support center, and had an energy healing/health coaching practice working with cancer patients.
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, GAINESVILLE, FL
NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE, GARDEN CITY, NY
CENTER FOR ADVANCEMENT IN CANCER EDUCATION
Cancer Coach Certification
KRIPALU CENTER FOR YOGA, MASSACHUSETTS
Certified Yoga Teacher
MARTHA BECK, INC., SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA
Completed Life Coach Training Program
DUKE UNIVERSITY, DURHAM, NC
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR REIKI TRAINING
HOPING FOR A CURE (by Katey Hansen RN)
Heavily referenced book about integrative, alternative, and standard cancer treatment. Published in 2018.