Honorary Members 


Dr. Rubin Naiman is a psychologist, clinical assistant professor of medicine and the sleep and dream specialist at the University of Arizona's Center for Integrative Medicine, directed by Dr. Andrew Weil. He maintains a private practice in Tucson and provides consultation and training internationally. Dr. Naiman is a leader in the development of integrative medicine approaches to sleep and dream disorders, integrating conventional sleep science with depth psychological and spiritual approaches. He is the author of a number of groundbreaking works on sleep, including Healing Night, Healthy Sleep (with Dr. Weil), To Sleep Tonight, The Yoga of Sleep, Ask the Sleep Doctor, The Nature of Sleep as well as professional book chapters.

More at: www.drnaiman.com

 
Linda Johns ~ Animal Communicator and Healer, has studied and worked in the field of alternative healing for over 25 years. She teaches classes in Animal Communication and Intuitive Development through Pima Community College and The Immune Recovery and Wellness Center as well as at her own Journey to Healing Center. Linda also works with Paws Integrative Veterinary Clinic and other local and national veterinarians to support and discern health problems and emotional issues for their animal patients. Linda is also a Reiki Master/ Teacher, EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) and PSYCH-K™ practitioner and works with both people and animals.

More at: www.journeytohealing.com

 
   
Shay Beider, MPH, LMT is the founder and Executive Director for Integrative Touch for Kids (ITK), a non-profit organization whose purpose is to enhance well-being, minimize suffering and facilitate healing for children with special medical needs and their families. Shay is an expert in the field of pediatric massage and teaches courses nationally and internationally on topics such as massage for children with special needs, massage for children with cancer, massage for children in hospice care and massage in the hospital setting. Shay is a frequent public speaker on topics such as stress reduction, happiness, well being, service, love, gratitude, self-care and integrative approaches to health and wellness. She has presented at numerous conferences including UCLA’s Integrative Medicine Symposium, the Pediatric Academic Medicine Society, the Joint American and Canadian Pain Society, the AMTA National Convention, and the Pangea Conference on pediatric integrative medicine.

More at: www.integrativetouch.org

   
Doug Johnson has been practicing & teaching Classical Five Element Acupuncture for 25 years. He is currently Clinic Dean at the Asian Institute of Medical Studies. Besides tai qi and qi gong, his work has been influenced by yoga, the Alexander Technique, the Feldenkrais Method, Flower Essences, Pilates, Plant Spirit Medicine, Shamanism, Vipassana and Zazen.
   
Molly Scanlon is a registered architect in Arizona and California and is an accredited professional through the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB). She is certified by the American College of Healthcare Architects (ACHA) to practice healthcare architecture. In 2011 she was elevated to the status of Fellow within ACHA for her outstanding contributions to the field of healthcare architecture. Molly is currently a doctoral student at the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona. Her major is Environmental Health Science with a minor in Public Health. Her research interests include using the built environment as an element within the integrative health model of care. Her design philosophy incorporates sacred geometry (the golden ratio) into health interventions involving the built environment.  
   

Adena Bank Lees, LCSW, LISAC, BCETS is a leading expert in childhood sexual abuse treatment and adjunct faculty for the Arizona Psychodrama Institute. Her latest book is titled, 12 Healing Steps for Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse; A Practical Guide. As a sought after speaker and consultant, Adena has presented to and trained hundreds of mental health and allied professionals across the globe on childhood sexual abuse and its relation to PTSD, substance/process addictions, self harm behaviors, dissociation and eating disorders. 

More at: www.adenabanklees.com

 
   
Dr. Steven Gurgevich is a licensed psychologist specializing in mind-body medicine and clinical hypnosis for almost 40 years of practice and teaching in Tucson.  He is Clinical Asst. Professor of Medicine within the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, and a Fellow & Approved Consultant of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis where he also trains other professionals in clinical hypnosis.  He has authored two books and over 70 audio programs of clinical hypnosis applications.

Learn More at: www.healingwithhypnosis.com

 
   
   
   

 

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