Presence As A Tool for Relating to Non-Verbal Patients with Jeanne Denney
Thursday April 28, 2016
10 am Pacific/1 pm Eastern
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Join Dr. Karen Wyatt and her guest Jeanne Denney who is a somatic therapist, healer and death educator. Jeanne will discuss her work and describe a small study in which she investigated communication with people in non-verbal states near death. This fascinating project shows the effects of presence, touch, prayer, meditation, and compassion on patients who are near death and unable to communicate.
In this interview you will learn:
What inspired Jeanne to undertake this study
How she set up the research project
Findings from her study
Surprises from the study
Take-home lessons for those who work with non-verbal patients
Jeanne Denney is a therapist, healer, teacher and death (and life) educator who maintains a private practice in Core Energetic Therapy, Somatic Psychology and Energetic Bodywork in Haverstraw, NY and New York City.
Her deepest commitment in life is teaching about patterns within health, transformation and human development derived from a wide lens and deep understanding of the human journey, including birth and death. From there she very much enjoys offering healing, therapy and hospice support in their myriad forms.
She has taught in many venues, at both graduate and undergraduate levels. She currently facilitates a program in Integrative Thanatology at the New York Open Center and the Institute for the Art of Dying. Jeanne is a birth doula, a mother of four children and a former bridge engineer.