EducationINCCP’s goal is to provide new skills and new career pathways for nurses drawn to an integrative model of health and wellness coaching.
Barbara Dossey, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN
Co-Director, International Nurse Coach Association (INCA)
Co-Director Founder, Core Faculty, Integrative Nurse Coach Certificate Program (INCCP)
Barbara Dossey is internationally recognized as a pioneer in the holistic nursing movement. She is Co-Director, International Nurse Coach Association and Co-Director, Integrative Nurse Coach Program, Huntington, New York; International Co-Director and Board Member of the Nightingale Initiative for Global Health (NIGH), Arlington, Virginia and Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Director, Holistic Nursing Consultants, Santa Fe, New Mexico; and former Samueli Institute Board Member (2008-2011), Alexandria, Virginia. She is a Florence Nightingale scholar and an author or co-author of 24 books. Her most recent include Holistic Nursing: A Handbook for Practice (6th ed., 2012), Florence Nightingale: Mystic, Visionary, Healer (Centennial Commemorative Edition, 2010), Being with Dying: Compassionate End-of-Life Care Training Guide (2007), and Florence Nightingale Today: Healing, Leadership, Global Action (2005).
Barbara’s Theory of Integral Nursing (2008) is considered a grand theory that presents the science and art of nursing. It includes an integral process, integral worldview, and integral dialogues that is Praxis—theory in action. It also focuses on compassionate care of the dying, and nurses’ roles as 21st century Nightingales.
Her collaborative global nursing project, the Nightingale Initiative for Global Health (NIGH) and the Nightingale Declaration Campaign (NDC), has been developed to strengthen individual commitments toward achieving a healthy world as a priority objective for action by ordinary citizens, by civil society organizations, and by all governments, local and national. Related NIGH projects have included developing the 2010 International Year of the Nurse [2010 IYNurse] to advocate worldwide for the achievement of all UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and the proposal of two UN resolutions: to acknowledge the 2010 IYNurse commitment to the UN MDGs and for a 2011-2020: Decade for Healthy People Living in a Healthy World.
Barbara is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. She is certified in holistic nursing. She is a nine-time recipient of the prestigious American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award. In 2010 Barbara received the 2010 Visionary Leadership Award from the Integrative Healthcare Practitioners Symposium. In 2004, Barbara, with her husband Larry, received the Pioneer of Integrative Medicine Award from the Aspen Center for Integrative Medicine, Aspen, Colorado. In 2003 they received the Archon Award from Sigma Theta Tau, International, the international honor society of nursing, honoring the contributions they have made to promote global health. In 2003, she received the Distinguished Alumna Award from Baylor University, Waco, Texas. In 2001 she was recognized as TWU 100 Great Nursing Alumni, Texas Woman’s University, Denton. In 1999 Barbara and Larry received the Pioneering Spirit Award from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. In 1998 the Nurse Healers Professional Associates International, Inc. named Barbara the Healer of the Year. In 1985, the American Holistic Nurses Association recognized her as the Holistic Nurse of the Year.
For the 72nd General Episcopal Church Convention in Philadelphia in July 1997, Barbara wrote three of five documents to accompany the Resolution Proposal to request the reconsideration of Nightingale’s commemoration and for her name to be placed on the church calendar list of Lesser Feast and Fasts in the Book of Common Prayer. The official vote to accept Nightingale to the church calendar occurred in July 2000. The inaugural Florence Nightingale Commemorative Service was held on August 12, 2001, at the Washington National Cathedral, Washington, D.C. The Florence Nightingale Centennial Service was held April 25, 2010, at the Washington National Cathedral. On October 21, 2012, the Florence Nightingale Global Nursing Service will be held at St. Bartholomew’s Church, New York City.
Susan Luck, RN, BS, MA, HNC, CCN
Co-Director, International Nurse Coach Association (INCA)
Co-Director, Core Faculty, Integrative Nurse Coach Certificate Program (INCCP)
Susan Luck is a medical anthropologist, clinical nutritionist, Integrative Nurse Coach, and holistic nurse educator. She has been practicing in integrative healthcare models both in the U.S. and abroad for over 30 years. She is a national speaker and writer, and a consultant for organizations that are pioneering the emerging integrative health paradigm.
Since 1985, Susan has been a leader in holistic and integrative nursing education. She is currently Director of the Integrative Nursing Institute, an educational organization focusing on holistic nursing leadership in the emerging integrative healthcare paradigm.
She is author of the chapters Nutritional Healing, and Environmental Health, in Holistic Nursing: A Handbook for Practice, 6th edition, (2012). She has been an editor for Lippincott nursing textbooks on nutrition and herbal medicine. She produced the award-winning video, “At the Heart of Healing: Experiencing Holistic Nursing.” In 1987 the American Holistic Nurses Association presented her with the prestigious Holistic Nurse of the Year Award. She is on the editorial board of the Alternative Therapies Journal of Health and Medicine and is a founding member of the Integrative Health Practitioner Newsletter and the Integrative Health Symposium.
Susan has pioneered teaching holistic nursing programs in organizations including the Omega Institute, New York Open Center, Urban Zen, Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, American Holistic Nurses Association, Integrative Healthcare Symposiums, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University and the NIGH Initiative for Global Health.
Susan has worked and specialized in the field of nutrition and immunology for over 25 years. She is the founder and program director of Earthrose Institute, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to environmental health education. She teaches programs nationally on Eco Nutrition to health practitioners and community organizations, examining the environmental and nutritional influences on women’s and children’s health. She has been involved in cutting-edge nutrition research on the impact of nutrients on immune health.
She is adjunct faculty at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Education, and is the Clinical Nutrition Coordinator for a unique program for healthcare providers in collaboration with the Institute of Functional Medicine and the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine. She is the Clinical Nutritionist for Special Immunology Services at Mercy Hospital, Miami, and a health consultant for the Yellow Courtyard for integrative health in Miami, and for the Girls Club in New York City where she is currently developing programs for their Wellness Institute. Susan maintains a private practice as an Integrative Nurse Coach with a focus on nutrition, the environment, wellness, and health promotion. She serves on a national task force working on certification for credentialing Nurse Coaches.
Bonney Gulino Schaub, RN, MS, PMHCNS-BC
Co-Director, International Nurse Coach Association (INCA)
Co-Director, Core Faculty, Co-Director, Integrative Nurse Coach Certificate Program (INCCP)
Bonney Gulino Schaub is a mental health Clinical Nurse Specialist and an Integrative Nurse Coach who has been in full-time private practice since 1984. Bonney has been a lifelong seeker of knowledge. In addition to four years of postgraduate training and certification in the transpersonal psychology of psychosynthesis, she studied brain-wave biofeedback at the Menninger Foundation lab of Elmer Green, trained in mindfulness, studied Qi Gong, and has traveled extensively to deepen her understanding of the emotional healing principles in the various spiritual traditions. Her studies led her to the monastery of the Medieval mystic, Hildegard of Bingen, in Germany and to the Sufi Rumi’s Mevlevi Order in Istanbul. Bonney and her husband Richard have also led several sacred art and meditation retreats to Florence, Italy. Together, they brought innovative mind-body-spirit services to the Greenwich Village community in New York at the height of the AIDS crisis.
Bonney is the author of three books, most recently The End of Fear: A Spiritual Path for Realists. Her previous book, Dante’s Path: A Practical Approach to Achieving Inner Wisdom, was featured in Oprah’s O Magazine and was a finalist in the National Books for a Better Life awards. Her first book, Healing Addictions: The Vulnerability Model of Recovery, was one of a series of books on the application of holistic nursing in clinical practice. She co-authored, with Barbara Dossey, the chapters on imagery and healing addictions in Holistic Nursing: A Handbook for Practice.
Throughout her career, Bonney has pioneered the clinical use of meditation, imagery, transpersonal awareness, and energy practices as powerful, safe, cost-effective therapeutic tools that empower both the practitioner and patient. She has trained health professionals internationally. She was Co-Director of Holistic Nursing Associates and Co-Founder and Director of the New York Psychosynthesis Institute. She currently directs the ANCC CEU-approved certification program Clinical Meditation and Imagery (CMI) at the Huntington Meditation and Imagery Center, Huntington, New York.
After working in medical-surgical nursing and in-patient psychiatry, Bonney worked as a detox coordinator and psychotherapist in an alcohol and drug treatment program. She subsequently formulated the Vulnerability Model of Recovery, a model of emotional and spiritual development that has been adapted by drug and alcohol treatment centers in the United States, Canada, and Italy.
She taught undergraduate students at Molloy College, Rockville Centre, NY and trained and supervised graduate students in the clinical application of meditation and imagery in the College of New Rochelle’s Holistic Nursing masters program.
Bonney is part of the core faculty of the Integrative Nurse Coach Certificate Program. She brings her years’ of experience in coaching and educating patients and colleagues in a mind-body-spirit perspective for both professional and personal development and well-being.
Richard Schaub, PhD
Co-Director, Huntington Meditation and Imagery Center
Co-Director, New York Psychosynthesis Institute
Richard Schaub is a state-licensed psychotherapist who has trained hundreds of health professionals internationally in the clinical applications of meditation, imagery, and transpersonal psychology. He most recently taught meditation for wellness at a major Wall Street firm and trained Veterans Administration hospital staff in a 14-week clinical meditation program as part of a federal mind-body grant. He has led seminars at major healthcare conferences and trained psychotherapists at institutes in Canada, Holland, Sweden, Italy, and Germany. He is Co-Director of the Huntington Meditation and Imagery Center, Co-Director of the New York Psychosynthesis Institute, and on the faculty of the Italian Society for Psychosynthesis Psychotherapy, Florence, Italy. His past work experience includes cardiac and cancer rehabilitation at a major medical center, drug and alcohol in-patient treatment, and directing a hospital day-psychiatric program for adolescents. He has taught graduate courses and supervised master’s level students in counseling at Hofstra University and St. John’s University.
After 20 years of extensive training in Zen, mindfulness, and the meditative psychology of psychosynthesis, he did his first public teaching of meditation in 1990 at an AIDS community center in Greenwich Village at the height of the AIDS crisis. He is the co-author of three books, The End of Fear: A Spiritual Path for Realists, Dante’s Path: A Practical Approach to Achieving Inner Wisdom, and Healing Addictions: The Vulnerability Model of Recovery, and many professional articles. His books have been translated into Italian, German, Swedish, Russian, and Portuguese. Featured in Oprah’s O Magazine as a description of “divine therapy,” his book Dante’s Path led to the honor of giving a talk in the very room of the 13th century palace where the mystic poet Dante met with his colleagues. After 30 years of psychotherapy practice in Manhattan, he is now in full-time transpersonal psychotherapy practice in Huntington, Long Island.
Megan Burt, MS, RN, PMH-BC, CARN, is an Advanced Practice Holistic Nurse and Integral Nurse Wellness Coach with over 35 years of experience in nursing. Megan has been adjunct faculty in the Holistic Nursing graduate program at the College of New Rochelle in New Rochelle, New York, where she taught Clinical Meditation and Imagery, and at the Huntington Meditation and Imagery Institute, Huntington, New York. She is nationally certified in both psychiatric mental health and addictions nursing. She has presented nationally and internationally on topics related to holistic nursing, addictions recovery, and transpersonal psychotherapy. She has had a private practice in creative transpersonal coaching for 15 years. Megan is a contributor to Holistic Nursing: A Handbook for Practice, 6th edition (2012) and chapter co-author on Addiction and Recovery Counseling and Imagery.
Monique Class MS, APRN-BC, is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Holistic Health, and wellness educator at The Center for Women’s Health, where she inspires and supports patients of all ages to implement lifestyle changes to improve their health and well-being. Her special interests include well-woman care, adolescent gynecology, and optimal aging.
A sought-after teacher in the fields of holistic health and nursing, Monique is an adjunct professor at The College of New Rochelle Graduate School of Nursing, a clinical instructor for Yale Graduate School of Nursing, a senior faculty member of the Center for Mind/Body Medicine in Washington DC, and a faculty member for the Institute for Functional Medicine.
With extensive training and clinical experience in many therapeutic approaches, including nutrition and mind-body therapies, Monique is also certified by the Psychosynthesis Institute in Imagery and is currently completing her training in Foundations in Herbal Medicine. She received her degree as a Clinical Nurse Specialist and her post-masters as a Family Nurse Practitioner at the College of New Rochelle, and her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of Virginia. www.centerforwomenshealth.com
Larry Dossey, MD, is a former physician of internal medicine. He was a co-founder of the Dallas Diagnostic Association, and is former Chief of Staff of Medical City Dallas Hospital. After graduating with high honors from the University of Texas at Austin, he received his M.D. degree from Southwestern Medical School (Dallas) in 1967. Following internship, he served as a battalion surgeon in Vietnam, where he was decorated for valor. He later completed his residency in internal medicine at the Veterans Administration Hospital and Parkland Hospital in Dallas. Dossey is past President of the Isthmus Institute of Dallas, an organization dedicated to exploring the possible convergences of science and religious thought. Dossey lectures widely in the United States and abroad about the role of consciousness and spirituality in health. In 1988, he delivered the annual Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Lecture in New Delhi, India, the only physician ever invited to do so.
Dossey has published numerous articles and is the author of eleven books that have been translated into many languages, as follows: Space, Time and Medicine (1982), Beyond Illness (1984), Recovering the Soul (1989), Meaning and Medicine (1991), Healing Words, (1993, New York Times bestseller), Prayer is Good Medicine (1996), Be Careful What You Pray For, Reinventing Medicine (1999), Healing Beyond the Body (2001), The Power of Premonitions (2009), and The One Mind (2012).
Dr. Dossey’s goal in all his books is to anchor the so-called holistic health movement in a model that is scientifically respectable and, at the same time, answers to man’s inner spiritual needs. Dr. Dossey is the former Co-Chairman of the Panel on Mind/Body Interventions, Office of Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health. He was a founder and executive editor, for nine years, of the peer-reviewed journal Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine. He is currently executive editor of Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing.
Dorothy Larkin, PhD, RN, CS, is an associate professor at the College of New Rochelle and is faculty/coordinator for the Master’s Program in Holistic Nursing. She has published numerous articles and chapters on hypnosis, therapeutic suggestions, relaxation techniques, imagery, therapeutic metaphors, storytelling, and spirituality. www.cnr.edu
Barbara Glickstein, MS, MPH, is a public health nurse executive, health policy expert, and broadcast journalist. She is the co-founding Director of the Center for Health Media and Policy at Hunter College, City University of New York. CHMP is an interdisciplinary initiative shaping crucial conversations about heath and healthcare, through media, research, education, and public forums. For the past 25 years, she has produced and hosted “Healthstyles,” an award-winning, weekly program on public radio in New York City. Glickstein views her radio program as a public health practice, providing ongoing coverage of issues that make a difference in our everyday lives. She has also been used as an expert in a huge variety of media coverage, from Entertainment Weekly to national public television.
As a media maker, Glickstein knows what works and trains clients in media built around one key skill: strategic messaging. She has led media training for national nurse leaders in building skills on television interviews, radio interviews, print, and online interviews, using social media and blogging. Glickstein co-founded and served as Director of the Continuum Center for Health and Healing at Beth Israel Medical Center in NYC, the largest academic integrative healthcare center in the United States. Her work has been honored many times, including awards from the Women’s Media Center, the American Academy of Nursing, the New York City Public Health Association, and the Association of Healing Healthcare Projects Leland R. Kaiser Founder’s Award. She is on the Editorial Board of the American Journal of Nursing and co-author of The Role of Media in Influencing Policy: Getting the Message Across in Policy and Politics in Nursing and Healthcare. Ms. Glickstein is on the Board of Project Kesher, a women’s advocacy organization creating sustainable change in building civil society in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, and Georgia. Her activism focuses primarily in the areas of women’s health, gender inequality, and human trafficking. In 2009 she was chosen by The Women’s Media Center (WMC) as one of 44 participants for the Progressive Women’s Voices program which provides media and spokesperson training to connect media professionals with smart, media-savvy women experts. www.centerforhealthmediapolicy.com
Marilee Tolen RN, HN-BC, HTCP/I, is a board-certified Holistic Nurse, and Healing Touch Certified Practitioner and Instructor, and has EntrepreNURSE™ . She is a 1996 graduate of the four-year Barbara Brennan School of Healing Science and completed Intuition Training with Caroline Myss, PhD, and Norm Shealy, MD. Marilee is former owner of a Physician Staffed Integrative Wellness Center. Marilee brought her work to the Internet in 2001, and has several websites and online businesses including an interview show “Green Tea with Marilee,” specializing in information on Natural and Integrative Health. Marilee works primarily with business professionals, healthcare professionals, and self-educated wellness experts, helping them with natural approaches to their health, as well as creating marketing strategies for building wealth. She is passionate about coaching health-care professionals and healing-arts practitioners to further the work and accessibility of integrative health.
Marilee is also a former board member of both the American Holistic Nurses Association and Healing Touch International. She is a contributing author (chapter on financial health) to the acclaimed, award-winning book Invitation to Holistic Health: A Guide to Living a Balanced Life, 2nd ed. (Jones and Bartlett, 2010). www.RenewBeYou.com