Nurses often experience stress from the emotional wear and tear of their caregiver role in health care environments.
Healing the Healers Workshop Background
Nurses work with those who are traumatized. This kind of stress can lead to professional burnout, chronic illness, and a loss of compassion.
- You learn how to reduce the effects of on the job stress and fatigue
- You’ll be gently guided through some of the most efficient breathing practices for stress reduction and how to incorporate simple; stress-relieving yoga poses into your long workday
- You will be ready to use 7 kinds of meditation and apply them to manage stress and help you enhance your overall health and well-being
How Do You Benefit?
At the end of this full-day self-care experience, you will have an enhanced ability to cope and manage your work and personal life with more joy, satisfaction, and compassion.
Participation in this mind-body medicine workshop will introduce you to self-management skills and techniques that enable you to take an active role immediately managing psychosocial, cultural, and spiritual consequences associated with chronic work stress.
Your hosts for this great day of learning, self-care, and camaraderie are:
Betsy S. Murphy, MS, RN, HNB-BC, ERYT
Betsy, a certified holistic nurse, is trained in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction program at the Center for Mindfulness in Healthcare and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.
Karri Absenger, LPN, RYT
Karri is a licensed nurse and yoga instructor specializing in healing yoga. She works in home health care and teaches yoga to seniors at Four Points Center for Successful Aging, Gentle yoga at the local YMCA, and Hatha yoga throughout the lakeshore.
Werner Absenger, MSc, PhD(c)
Werner’s interests are in the study of mind-body medicine and its effects on biomarkers of health and healing in cancer patients. He is also the founder and director of ACEF.
March 7, 2015 | 9am to 4:30pm
Where is Healing the Healers Taking Place?
The Absenger Cancer Education Foundation
17212 Van Wagoner Road | STE A
Spring Lake, MI 49456
Only $99 (lunch is included)
Space is Limited. Registration is Required.
For more information when the next full day workshop will take place contact Werner via email or at (616) 607-7360, or
The Healing the Healers workshop is presented because of ACEF’s commitment to supporting the health care field in finding ways to enrich and support those who work in the service of others.
We must realize that health care providers are best able to care for others when we are caring for ourselves first. ACEF’s Healing the Healers workshop offers health care professionals concrete mind-body medicine tools to develop a practice of self-care.
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