Ruth's credentials:

 

 

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION/WORKSHOPS/CERTIFICATES:

  • August 2017: "Psychological Approaches To Managing Pain", with Beth Darnall, PhD, Institute for Brain Potential – 6 Hours

  • June 2017: "Mastering Sixteen Key Habits of Emotionally Resilient People", with Jaime Kurtz, PhD, Institute for Brain Potential – 6 Hours

  • March 2017: "Life Coaching Certification Program", with Peter Woodbury, Association For Research and Enlightenment, VA Beach, VA

  • June 2016: "Basic through Advanced Level Hypnotism" with Larry Lambert, Omni Hypnosis Training Center, Crofton, MD – 56 Hours

  • April 2016: "Integrated Energy Therapy® Higher Steps To Transformation (Steps 8-14)", Hampton, VA – 14 Hours

  • June 2015: "Integrated Energy Therapy® Steps To Transformation (Steps 1-7)", Hampton, VA – 14 Hours

  • May 2015: “Level II: Reconnective Healing Foundational Practitioner Program”, Kripalu, MA – 19.5 Hours

  • April 2015: “Calming An Overactive Brain”, Institute For Brain Potential, Newport News, VA – 6 Hours

  • November 2014: “Level I: Essentials of Reconnective Healing”, San Diego, CA – 19.5 Hours

  • May 2014: “Integrated Energy Therapy® Master Instructor”, Rockville, MD – 16 Hours

  • January 2012: “Integrative Cayce/Reilly Massage Techniques”, Cayce/Reilly School of Massotherapy, Virginia Beach, VA – 20 Hours

  • June 2011: “The Tranquil Brain: Mood Swings, Hormones, & Stress”, Institute for Natural Resources, Richmond, VA – 6 Hours

  • October 2008: “Lymph Drainage Therapy II”, Upledger's IAHP, Detroit, MI – 24 Hours

  • October 2007: “How Marketing can help your Massage Business Thrive”, Cary Bayer, Newport News, VA – 3 Hours

  • October 2007: “Lymph Drainage Therapy I”, The Upledger Institute Inc, Baltimore, MD – 24 Hours

  • June 2006: “Integrated Energy Therapy® for Pets”, Cayce/Reilly School of Massotherapy, Virginia Beach, VA – 5 Hours

  • January 2005: “Working in Balance”, Cayce/Reilly School of Massotherapy, Virginia Beach, VA – 5 Hours

  • October 2005: “Healing from the Core”, AMTA Virginia Chapter – 3 Hours

  • October 2004: “Advanced Level Integrated Energy Therapy®”, Cayce/Reilly School of Massotherapy, Virginia Beach, VA – 8 Hours

  • August 2004: “Intermediate Level Integrated Energy Therapy®”, Cayce/Reilly School of Massotherapy, Virginia Beach, VA – 8 Hours

  • July 2004: “Basic Level Integrated Energy Therapy®”, Cayce/Reilly School of Massotherapy, Virginia Beach, VA – 8 Hours

  • August 2003: Seminar on “Day of the Back”, Norfolk, VA – 8 Hours

  • June 2003: “Deep Stone Therapy”, Advanced Fuller School of Massage Therapy, Virginia Beach, VA – 3 Hours

  • June 2002: “Intuition-An Interactive Journey Around the Medicine Wheel”, Blue Ridge Healing Arts Academy, Concord, NC – 9 Hours

  • June 2002: “Understanding Anxiety”, Cortext Education Seminars, Norfolk, VA – 6 Hours

  • November 2001: “Stress and Disease”, Cortext Education Seminars, Newport News, VA – 6 Hours

  • September 2001: “Ayurvedic Indian Massage”, Light Institute of Ayurvedic Healings, – 25 Hours

  • May 2001: “Reiki II (Second Degree)” with Glen Moore, Reiki Master, Balanced Body Company, Newport News, VA – 12 Hours

  • November 2000: “Sound changes matter Increase your Vibration”, Life Enrichment Center, Newport News, VA – 3 Hours

  • April 2000: “Deep Tissue Massage”, Advanced Fuller School of Massage Therapy, Virginia Beach, VA – 25 Hours

  • March 2000: “Reiki I (First Degree)” with Glen Moore, Reiki Master, Balanced Body Company, Newport News, VA – 12 Hours

  • October 1999: “Molecules of Emotion”, Body Therapy Institute, Silk Hope, NC – 14 Hours

  • April 1999: “Myofascial Therapy”, Parker College of Chiropractic – 12 Hours

  • January 1999: “Pregnancy Massage and Baby Massage”, Virginia Academy of Massage Therapy, Newport News, VA – 9 Hours

  • June 1998: “Considering Breast Cancer: A Holistic Approach”, Charlottesville, VA – 3 Hours

  • May 1998: “Craniosacral Therapy”, Advanced Fuller School of Massage Therapy, Virginia Beach, VA – 25 Hours

  • November 1997: “Integrating Massage & Touch for Health”, Touch For Health Association  – 6 Hours

  • May 1997: “Extremities-leg in Ortho-Bionomy”, Society of Ortho-Bionomy International, Virginia Beach, VA – 6 Hours

  • March 1997: “Focus on the Spine in Ortho-Bionomy”, Society of Ortho-Bionomy International, Virginia Beach, VA – 6 Hours

  • January 1997: “Shoulder/Arm in Ortho-Bionomy”, Society of Ortho-Bionomy International Virginia Beach, VA – 6 Hours

  • September 1996: “Healing & Assessing thru Energy”, AMTA Peninsula Unit, Newport News, VA – 1 Hours

  • September 1996: “The POLARITY System of Chakra Balancing”, Polarity Energy Program, Virginia Beach, VA – 12 Hours

  • August 1996: “Polarity”, Fuller School of Massage Therapy, Virginia Beach, VA – 20 Hours

  • June 1996: “Indian Head Massage”, Abingdon Holistic Therapy Centre, Abingdon, England

  • April 1996: “The Alexander Technique”, AMTA Peninsula Unit, Newport News, VA – 1 Hours

  • March 1996: “Safe Touch Bodywork...treating survivors of incest and other forms of childhood abuse”, Safe Touch Seminars, Virginia Beach, VA – 7.5 Hours

  • October 1995: “Feng Shui”, American Spirit Institute, Williamsburg, VA – 4 Hours

  • July 1995: “Aromatherapy”, Fuller School of Massage Therapy, Virginia Beach, VA – 14 Hours

  • May 1995: “Touch: Emotional Implications: Ethical Considerations”, AMTA Virginia Chapter – 7 Hours

  • August 1994: “Oriental Massage - Shiatsu”, Fuller School of Massage Therapy, Virginia Beach, VA – 10 Hours

  • April 1994: “Therapeutic Touch, help yourself to health”, Fuller School of Massage Therapy, Virginia Beach, VA – 4 Hours

  • July 1993: Graduated as “Massage Therapist”,  Fuller School of Massage Therapy, Virginia Beach, VA

  • April 1989: Certified in “Body Relaxation Massage”, Neal Slack School of Massage, Oxford, England

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • October 2013 – Present: Help Heal Yourself!, IET® Master-Instructor and Practitioner

  • July 2012 – October 2013: Center 4 Massage Therapy, Massage Therapist

  • November 1995 – July 2012: Center 4 Massage Therapy Owner/Operator, organizing day-to-day running of the business. Coordinating 8 other associates at 2 locations to serve growing clientele.

  • March 1995 – October 1995: Peninsula Therapeutic Massage, Independent Contractor, Hampton, VA

  • October 1993 – March 1995: Massage Therapist, Independent Contractor, Topper's Hair Graphics,  Hampton, VA

  • April 1990 – February 1992: Self-employed Massage Therapist working from home studio, Kidlington, England

  • April 1989 – October 1989: Whitney Chiropractic Clinic – Remedial Massage Therapist, England

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

  • National Board of Hypnosis Education and Certification, Board Certified Hypnotist

  • National Guild of Hypnotists, Inc, Certified Hypnotist, Valued Professional Member (2016 - 2017)

  • HOTA (Hands On Trade Association)

  • Virginia State Department of Health Professions, Board of Nursing, Certified Massage Therapist (1989 - 2019)

 

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