Empower, Educate, Evolve:
What is an Holistic Nurse
Holistic nursing is a return to the roots of nursing care first epitomised by Florence Nightingale. She believed in care that was centred in wellness, unity and the symbiotic and synchronistic relationship between people and their environment.
"It's not necessarily something we do; it's an attitude, a philosophy, a way of being"
What does an Holistic Nurse do?
Holistic Nurses are trained as Registered Nurses, as well as having additional qualifications or vocational training from a range of non-medical health interventions. Some of these may include...
A bit more about Kristy Rackham RN
Kristy Rackham’s experience in integrated health and natural therapies, particularly meditation, spans over 20 years. She now complements her extensive natural health experience with bio-medical knowledge as a Holistic Registered Nurse.
Her vast work experience in holistic health encompasses roles such as meditation facilitator, massage therapist, energy healing, chiropractic assistant, and development director of a Melbourne-based natural therapy centre to pin point a few.
Kristy published her first book titled “Head Space – Meditate Your Way to Study Success” in 2010 to assist students of all ages to improve learning outcomes and reduce their stress levels. She possesses a unique blend of expertise and diverse knowledge-base with which to educate and drive the mainstream public towards having optimal lifestyle sustainability. She writes, speaks and facilitates workshops and seminars on holistic health and lifestyle sustainability with passion and enthusiasm.
With close family members diagnosed with chronic illnesses, Kristy has a special interest in research and applied 'Mind Science' (Meditation, Mindfulness, Neurology, EFT Tapping, Energy Psychology) as effective treatments for and lifestyle management of persistent illnesses such as pain and fatigue, and more specifically the poorly understood Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and Post-Polio Syndrome (PPS).
Her qualifications include:
- Registered Nurse / Health Educator
- Matrix Reimprinting With EFT Tapping Practitioner
- Integrated Swedish Therapeutic Massage Therapist
- Home Homeopathy including Bach Flowers / Tissue Sales
- Reiki Therapist : Level 1+2
- Healing Touch Therapist : Levels 1 + 2
- Sclerologist : Level 1
Kristy is a published author and health writer/editor, she sits on the Clinical Advisory Committee of Polio Australia and has won awards for OH&S program development.
Kristy balances motherhood with private client care, nursing consultancy in the areas of holistic health education and illness prevention, and development of holistic health resources for private and public sectors from her clinic in Buderim, Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
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