Linda Muzio RN, BScN MS Admin

President

I have had the pleasure of practicing registered nursing for over 35 years in a variety of settings. Certainly long enough to know that not all the answers to achieving and maintaining health lie in allopathic medicine. My direct experience with holistic therapies includes Therapeutic Touch, Healing Touch and Reiki. Evidence from the literature demonstrates […]

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Linda Catherine Turner, RN, PhD, Certified MBSR Instructor

Past President

Linda Turner is the manager of Health and Human Services at Langara College in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada where she also teaches Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). She studied MBSR at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center where she became a certified instructor. She is a registered nurse who has worked extensively with patients in […]

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Twyla Lehmann, RN, BN

Treasurer

Twyla Lehmann is a Rural-Acute Registered Nurse and is currently working towards her Holistic Nurse Baccalaureate-Board Certification. Twyla is also a Certified Canfield Trainer in the Success Principles, an avenue specializing in personal development and human potential. Passionate about increasing awareness of holistic care, Twyla founded the The Lantern TL, a personal development and empowerment […]

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Dana Ryan, RN, BN, MA, HNB-BC

Officer

Dana’s ongoing interest for self-care among the nursing profession fueled her passion for holistic nursing early in her career. She has been board certified in holistic nursing since 2008 (through the AHNCC). In 2012, she completed her MA in Health Arts & Sciences, with a concentration of Holistic Nursing, from Goddard College, Vermont. Her thesis […]

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Sherry Hole, RN, BN, MN, Holistic Nurse

Secretary

The changing landscape of healthcare encourages us to shift our primary focus to one that promotes health and prevents disease. Sherry has practiced nursing for over 25 years and joined CHNA in 2015 in hope of encouraging nurses everywhere to open their hearts and minds to the distinct role Holistic Nursing plays. Using an integrative […]

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Kate Browning, Dip. Midwifery, BSN, RN, CAIEHP

Communications

Kate has worked in a variety of healthcare settings for over 20 years as a midwife, nurse, consultant, educator, clinical supervisor, speaker, and author. She is clinical faculty at UBC School of Nursing in both adult and child and adolescent psychiatry, and clinical and lecturing faculty at Langara College in their Integrative Energy Healing and […]

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Kate Shelest, RN, BSN

President Elect

Kate Shelest is a Registered Nurse with a Bachelor of Nursing Science from the University of Victoria, practicing since 1986. Her Nursing background includes Chronic Disease Management, Medical/Surgical Nursing, Acquired Brain Injury Vocational Rehab, Long Term Care Case Management, Palliative Care and Hospice. Kate currently maintains a private practice as a Certified Advanced Integrative Energy […]

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Marie Sherry McDonald RN, BScN, MPS, FOT

Officer

Has completed her master’s thesis involving Focusing as an intervention for intercollegial violence in nursing practice environments. Embodied spirituality (in relation to an individual’s sense of health and wholeness) was a key theme in the research. Sherry’s Focusing Oriented Therapy and Complex Trauma / Post Traumatic Stress practice embodies spiritual support for the diverse human family. […]

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