If I Knew then what I Know Now: Reflections on 30 Years of Reiki Practice
With Kathie Lipinski
Hosted by Andrea Kennedy
Learning Reiki 30 years ago was completely different than it is now! Fewer Reiki masters and styles of teaching, no internet, highly expensive training, different attunements, limited access, and so on. Learn about all these and unveil how the Reiki practice has changed and expanded over the years, listening to exciting stories and valuable insights shared by one of the most-esteem Reiki pioneers, Kathie Lipinski!
Discover valuable Reiki articles written by Kathie Lipinski at kathielipinski.com/reiki-articles-for-download/
Kathie Lipinski RN, MSN, CH, is a Wholistic Nurse, Master Teacher of Usui/Tibetan Western Reiki, a Shihan Teacher of traditional Jikiden Reiki, a Certified Hypnotist and is Board Certified in Massage Therapy and Bodywork. Kathie has over 30 years experience working with and teaching Reiki and other mind-body healing modalities. With her nursing and Reiki background, she specializes in helping people prepare for surgery with Reiki and hypnosis/guided imagery.
Kathie’s extensive nursing career has taken her from Intensive Care to Diabetes Education and now Wholistic Nursing.
She currently has a private practice Healing from the Heart NY LLC, where she uses various modalities to help individuals identify and heal imbalances in their lives. She also trained with Brian Weiss in Past Life Regression Exploration.
Kathie was the founding president of the Long Island Reiki Connection, a non-profit organization of Reiki and Holistic practitioners. She has taught Reiki to more than 4000 people, lay people as well as health care professionals. She was an adjunct professor teaching Reiki for college credit in the Nurse Practitioner program at Stony Brook University and the College of New Rochelle. As part of the Innovations in Care Grant in 2011 and 2012, Kathie’s taught the staff at the VA Medical Center in Northport, NY. She most recently taught at the NY Presbyterian Hospital System in NY City since 2014.
Kathie is also a frequent speaker at various Reiki and Holistic Health Care conferences across the country including Reiki Rays of Hope in Cleveland, OH: The Mid-Atlantic Conference in Maryland, and the Celebration of Reiki conference in Boston, MA.
Some of her most popular topics have included “Reiki and PTSD”; “Making Reiki Real: What is Credible Reiki Practice?”; “Reiki and Mental Health”; “Teaching Reiki”; “Reiki Myths and Misconceptions”; and many more.
Kathie has written many articles on Reiki and is a frequent contributor to Reiki News Magazine. She is the co-author of the chapters “Reiki: Defining a Healing Practice for Nursing” and “Reiki, Nursing and Health Care” in the Nursing Clinics of North America Journal Winter 2020 edition on Complementary and Alternative Therapies.
You can reach Kathie via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org