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NATURAL COMFORT WELLNESS CENTRE
“ Your Partner in Holistic Health and Healing ”
RN., BN., RA.,EOT.,AG.Reg.
Pat has both a diploma and degree in nursing and has been
a practicing Registered Nurse for over 30 years. She specializes
in mental health care, individual and group therapy, acute
and chronic pain management, health education and research.
Pat has retired from patient care services at a local hospital,
but continues to offer private nursing care as needed at
Her company, Natural Comfort Aromatherapy, has
offered services, products and education to those in the
Lower Mainland and abroad since 1995. Pat developed and taught
the Aromatherapy Practitioner Program for Langara College,
Vancouver, BC. She continues teaching Advanced and Interest
Courses for aromatherapists and other therapists. She also
offers her Basic Anatomy, Physiology and Common Pathologies
course via correspondence learning.
Pat is a founding member and past-president of the BC Alliance
Of Aromatherapy, past board member of the Canadian Federation
of Aromatherapists and currently holds an editorial board
position with the International Journal of Clinical Aromatherapy.
She holds membership in several local and international professional
organizations, both in nursing and aromatherapy.
In addition to her nursing and aromatherapy, Pat has basic
training in Healing Touch, Ayurvedic massage, energy work
using crystals, colour sound, Reiki and chakra balancing.
Pat has blended her nursing, aromatherapy and energetic practices
into a comprehensive, client-centered approach to care. She
is the owner-manager of the Centre.
RA.Di.SPE. RAC. NCTMB
Reiki Master, BFRP, Reconnective Healing® Practitioner
Beverley began her holistic journey as the daughter of a
naturopath-chiropractor in her native South Africa. Having
helped her father in his wellness business for many years,
she developed an appreciation for the concept of holistic
care and has never looked back!
Her initial training as a massage therapist
in South Africa ensured a firm foundation for all other modalities
that followed. Beverley has a thorough understanding of what
makes people “tick” and encourages her clients to find their truth. She is equally
comfortable doing hands-on body work as she is with doing
hands-off energetic work.
Beverley is the owner-operator of the West Coast Institute
of Aromatherapy, offering correspondence courses in aromatherapy.
Beverley has been a board member and past-President of the
BC Association of Practicing Aromatherapists and has been
Vice-President and is now a board member of the BC Alliance
Of Aromatherapy. She holds professional membership in several
other organizations as well.
Therapeutic Touch Practitioner
Cheryl Larden has worked as a Registered Nurse in medicine, surgery, pediatrics, and maternity. She has worked as a bedside nurse and as a Perinatal Clinical Educator.
Cheryl has a private practice in Therapeutic Touch, providing individual sessions, teaching, and facilitating a practice group.
Cheryl has been using Therapeutic Touch since the 1980's and has been taught by Dolores Krieger and Dora Kunz, the originators of Therapeutic Touch.
She was a founding member of the B.C. Therapeutic Touch Network and is current President.
Cheryl was the primary investigator in a two year research study at BC Women's Hospital entitled “Efficacy of Therapeutic Touch in Treating Pregnant
Inpatients Who Have a Chemical Dependency”. This study was published In the Journal of Holistic Nursing in December 2004
Cheryl uses Therapeutic Touch in the hospital, in private practice, and in her day to day life. She finds Therapeutic Touch a very powerful and gentle way of helping individuals heal themselves
BA, AMG, PSM
Plant Spirit Medicine and Flower Essence Practitoner
After attending an International Flower Essence Conference in Victoria, B.C.,
Donna studied Plant Spirit Medicine and did clinical training with Eliot Cowan.
She also attended Classical 5-Element Acupuncture intakes with Dr. J. R. Worsley.
More recently she has completed advanced clinical training with Eliot Cowan,
as well as workshop studies with Lonnie Jarrett, author of Nourishing Destiny.
Plant Spirit Medicine is a gentle, energetic healing treatment that helps
support desired change and transformation. During the process of restoring
balance, many issues, whether physical, emotional, mental and / or spiritual
may be alleviated or lose their acute significance. Donna uses Traditional
Chinese 5- Element wisdom to better understand what a client needs at a deep
level, as well as what plants can offer in terms of healing.
Donna says that the 5- Element perspective has given her insight into the way
she sees the world within and without. She says, “ We are not so different
from plants…they have so much
to teach us and so much to give us."
Consultations and follow-up treatments are recommended for all ages.
Therapeutic Touch, Reiki Master
A former Speech-Language Pathologist, Ruth has been doing energy work for over ten years. She is a Therapeutic Touch Practitioner and a Reiki Master with training in the healing use of crystals and gemstones. A compassionate and intuitive therapist, Ruth draws on her clinical skills, training, on-going studies and her own healing journey in her sessions. Ruth feels honoured to assist people on their path to radiant health and wellness.
For more information on our therapists, please see this article
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