In June and July, Crystal and Alison held four successful free online Zoom classes introducing Self-Care with TT to over 100 people. During the two hours they taught the basics of their three session program, leading up to giving yourself a full TT treatment. Watch for news of their upcoming full course in Therapeutic Touch for Self-Care.
About Alison Cooke
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Alison partnered with Madoc Public Library Wednesday, May 13 a for a “Meet The Author” online Facebook Live session. She did some of the basic calming exercises from Be You Own Healer: Self-Care with Therapeutic Touch. Here’s the link to the video:
On May 9 Alison shared stories from her 30 year journey with Therapeutic Touch in Long Term Care on Facebook Live. The stories illustrate all the benefits of TT and added benefits for residents in LTC. Watch the video here:
On February 4th, Alison Cooke introduced Therapeutic Touch to the Esthetics Class at Loyalist College in Belleville. The students viewed a PowerPoint presentation while learning how to feel their own energy field and that of a partner. The students were surprised by how much they could feel! They also learned how to quiet their minds in a short centering exercise. They were encouraged to continue using the exercise to help them with their stressful lives!
Watch this space for information about Therapeutic Touch Awareness Week (TTAW) events. Each year the TTNO organizes the TTAW to coincide with National Nursing week and National Hospice Palliative Care week. This year it will be May 11-17. During this time events are held all over Ontario to introduce Therapeutic Touch to the greater community. We visit long term care facilities, high schools, libraries, supermarkets and more to share the good news about TT. Visit the TTNO website for more information about this event.
On Thursday, November 7, Alison Cooke introduced Therapeutic Touch to caregivers at the Wellington support group of the Alzheimer Society Hastings-Prince Edward. Alison used a short PowerPoint presentation, followed by a demonstration, to introduce both Therapeutic Touch for Self-Care and how to learn to give TT to others through the TTNO Levels 1, 2 and 3. Members were interested in receiving TT and learning TT.
Crystal gave the keynote talk Friday night, October 18, at the TTI/TTNO conference in King City. The title of her talk was The Quantum World of Therapeutic Touch.