Anne has over 40 years experience as a holistic nurse and health educator. She has a Masters of Arts in Health and Wellness, is a Certified Healing Touch Practitioner and Instructor, Certified Holistic Nurse, Massage Therapist, Journal Instructor, and a recognized speaker and leader in the areas of healing, holism, journaling and presence.
Anne has been a visionary in helping to build two holistic health centers in Lakewood, Colorado. She is the past President of Healing Touch International, and was a charter member of the HTI Board of Directors for over 8 years. Anne has been a member of the American Holistic Nurses Association since 1988. She founded Healing Touch Hawaii in 1996 and is actively teaching and supporting HT classes in Hawaii, as well as classes on the mainland of the US, and internationally. She has been a lead instructor for Healing Touch since 1990, teaching Levels 1 – 5, and assisted Janet Mentgen in the development of the curriculum for the Practitioner levels of Healing Touch.
Janet Mentgen RN, (pictured with Anne above) is the Founder of Healing Touch and was a colleague, mentor, business partner and friend. Janet also founded Healing Touch International and was the President for 6 years. Anne followed Janet as the second President of HTI, pictured above in January of 2002. Anne is presently President of Healing Touch California.
Anne is dedicated to bringing Healing Touch and other integrative therapies into mainstream health care. She is passionate about teaching others to connect with their inner healing potential. Her private practice includes Healing Touch, therapeutic massage, wellness counseling and guided imagery for healing.
Through the teaching of Healing Touch and Journaling, Anne is able to open others to their healing potential and deeper development of mind, body and spirit.
Anne also offers Healing Touch sessions in her home office by appointment.