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Breast Cancer Care Training 2018
For HTB Volunteers and Care Professionals
Raso Education Center at
Jupiter Medical Center, Jupiter, FL 




Saturday November 3, 2018, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM ET
Sunday   November 4, 2018, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM ET

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Raso Education Center 
Jupiter Medical Center
1226 S. Old Dixie Hwy
Jupiter, FL 33458
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Betty Ann Baker


Judy Lynne Ray


Ilene Gottlieb 

 Ilene Gottlieb 

Saturday, November 3, and Sunday, November 4, 2018 
15 CE Contact Hours
CEs Issued for: National RNs and Florida LMTs 

Target Audience:

Open to all Healing Touch and Reiki providers who wish to receive training specific to our mission of providing compassionate care through integrative energy work, for women (or men) diagnosed with breast cancer. Training is valuable to all energy workers who are active in the care-giving world. Explore the dynamics of mirroring Self Care in your relationships with clients/patients. 

Enrollment Requirement: 

Minimum Healing Touch Level 2, (Level 1 with Instructor Recommendation*) 
Minimum Reiki Level 2 (Instructor Pre-interview required to determine level)

*Assumes volunteer's plan to add required classes promptly after training.

Barbara Brennan Program Level 2 (Level 1 with Instructor Recommendation)

Graduates of Donna Eden Energy Program

Volunteer Provider Training Program Description and Course Content:
A two-day intensive including the following:

  • An overview of the Healing Touch Buddies program's history and current vision
  • What HTB is and is not, who our clients are and how they will be tracked
  • Interacting with clients, including active listening, setting intention, support and facilitation without rescuing
  • Self-Care and how it impacts on effectiveness
  • Setting boundaries with clients
  • Handling the specific issues that exist with breast cancer clients, including pre- and post-surgical considerations
  • Experiential practice with specific healing interventions and protocols
  • Long distance healing: the rationale and experiential practice
  • Bereavement Introduction: navigating end stage and loss of patient 

Healing Touch Buddies, Inc. is a local nonprofit health and education organization, dedicated to improving the quality of life of those challenged with breast cancer; providing patients with energy healing, and volunteer practitioners with instruction and support. In addition,we gather data on the impact of energy therapy on specific symptoms associated with breast cancer and its treatment and provide education and advocacy to advance breast health naturally.                                                    

Healing Touch Buddies Volunteer Training Information: 15 CE contact hours

For RNs (National)
For Florida LMT’s

Cost:  $250 (New Trainee), $90 (Buddy Refresher)


Saturday, November 3, 2018,   9:00 AM - 6:00 PM 
Sunday,   November 4, 2018,   9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Betty Ann Baker

Coordinator and Co-instructor: Betty Ann Baker, LMT, Exec. Director Healing Touch Buddies, Inc. 

BIO:  Betty Ann Baker’s personal story as a breast cancer survivor, diagnosed in 1997 while studying for her Certification in Healing Touch, fueled her desire and vision to share the compassionate care she received to others challenged with breast cancer.

As executive director and founder of Healing Touch Buddies, Inc. Betty Ann has drawn on her years of experience as a business owner, her training for massage, Healing Touch and  Reiki and her dedication to community volunteerism in making the Healing Touch Buddies project a success. Her roles have included financial and legal start-up of HTB, management of marketing, fundraising, volunteer training and supervision, matching of clients and therapists and planning for future expansion of outreach. She has forged relationships in professional, volunteer and personal circles that resulted in a firm foundation on which to expand the program's outreach from Vero to Miami-Date and a span of 14 years of service. 

Judy Lynne Ray

Instructor: Judy Lynne Ray, MS, LMT, CHTP/I

BIO: Judy has taught Healing Touch to nurses, doctors and laypersons throughout the USA, Europe and South America. A published writer and psychotherapist before entering the field of integrative medicine in 1994, she is currently the Director of Healing Therapies, Inc., where she practices and instructs several modalities with Healing Touch as her primary focus. Judy is co-founder of the Healing Touch Buddies Program and The Beyond Surgery Program, and is also a Reiki Master. Her mission is to raise the consciousness of health and wellness on this planet. 

Ilene Gottlieb

Co-Instructor: Ilene Gottlieb, RN, CHTP, CMI, CQP

BIO:: Ilene Gottlieb, RN ~ The Heart Healer, Speaker, Author, Radio Show Host.  Ilene combines her 48 years in Nursing and 24 years in Vibrational Healing to create a personalized holistic approach to healing. As your Guide To Conscious Heart Connection, Ilene’s passion is to guide and support you in remembering that creating health, wealth and wellness all begins with a loving relationship with ourselves. When we are consciously connected to our Hearts, abundance in all forms flows to us effortlessly. This is the key that Ilene will help you unlock, to create and receive all of your heart’s desires. A Certified Healing Touch Practitioner since 1997, she has also achieved certifications as a Medical Intuitive and Quantum Healing Practitioner.

Mission Statement
Healing Touch Buddies, Inc. is a local non-profit health and education organization, dedicated to improving the quality of life of those challenged with breast cancer; providing patients with healing touch and volunteer practitioners with instruction and support. Joining the Cancer Coalition on the goal to eliminate breast cancer by 2020, we promote Education and Advocacy for Natural Breath Health Awareness.

Our Non-Profit Status

A Copy of the Official Registration and Financial Information may be obtained from The Division of Consumer Services by calling Toll-Free (800-435-7352) within the State. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the State. # Ch30910 HTbuddies is a 501 C3 Tax Exempt Charitable Organization.


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