Instructors

Instructors

Cheryl Larden, R.N., B.S.N., T.T.R.T Therapeutic Touch Instructor

Cheryl is a Registered Nurse and a Recognized Therapeutic Touch Practitioner and Teacher who has been practicing Therapeutic Touch for 28 years. Taught by the founders of Therapeutic Touch®, Cheryl is a founding member of the BC Therapeutic Touch Network (BCTTNS) and has served as President for both the BCTTNS and the Therapeutic Touch Network of Canada (TTNC). She has a private TT practice and facilitates a practice group in Tsawwassen and Langley.

Marie Preissl RN, TTRT Therapeutic Touch Instructor

Marie incorporated Therapeutic Touch effectively into her Nursing practice and has been teaching Therapeutic Touch for thirty three years. Initially,  she taught Therapeutic Touch to professional staff at hospital, then opened training to all other interested staff.  Marie then started teaching out in the community through Continuing Education since 1983 to the present day.

Tama Recker, TTRT, QTTT Therapeutic Touch Instructor

Tama Recker, TTRT, QTTT

Tama is a Recognized Therapeutic Touch® Practitioner and Teacher who has been practicing Therapeutic Touch for 20 years with much of her work being in hospice palliative care and bereavement. Tama is a member of the BC Therapeutic Touch Network (BCTTNS). She serves on the board as the Communications Trustee for Therapeutic Touch International Assc (TTIA) and is also credentialed as a Practitioner and Teacher through TTIA. Tama has a private Therapeutic Touch practice; supports the Therapeutic Touch programs at Langara, Delta Hospice, and Camp Kerry; facilitates practice groups for hospice volunteers and nurses as well as community groups in Ladner; and she teaches courses and workshops in BC and Washington

Frances Schofield Therapeutic Touch Instructor

Frances has been involved with Therapeutic Touch for twelve years, is a Recognized Therapeutic Touch Practitioner and a serving board member  of the BC Therapeutic Touch Network  Society (BCTTNS). In 2016 Frances became the first graduate of the Langara Therapeutic Touch Practitioner Certificate Programme and since that time has joined Cheryl  Larden's  team as an instructor within the Langara Therapeutic Touch curriculum. Frances volunteers at Community Events to educate and promote awareness of Therapeutic Touch and has a Private Therapeutic Touch Practice.