Volunteers

Adelinda Hyde

L.M.T. – Reiki, Massage

Adelinda has lived in the Catskill Mountains for 23 years. She is a master herbalist, herbal gardener, and greenhouse manager. She holds a BFA from Southern Oregon University, and has held herbal apprenticeships under Pam Montgomery and Kate Gilday. She has worked with herbalists Susan Weed, Matthew Wood, Violet Snow, and David Hoffman and is the owner of Oak Hollow Herbals. In 1995, Adelinda was given an endowment to receive Reiki Master Training. She studied with Cathy Parisi and William Rand of the Usui lineage. She has integrated her knowledge of medicinal herbs and the energetics of the plants into her Reiki practice, and uses both creatively in her private practice work, as well the community work she does for the Health Care is a Human Right Free Holistic Clinics.

Amber Rose

PhD, L.Ac, LCSW – Acupuncture

Amber Rose has been a healer all her life. As a psychotherapist and social worker, she studied Five-Element Acupuncture in order to expand her work to treat body, mind, & spirit. After getting her MSW 1978 and her acupuncture degree in 1986 (and being board-certified), Amber spent many years in private practice. She also worked as an administrator and supervisor at 3 acupuncture schools. In 1996 she was ordained as an interfaith minister, enhancing the modalities through which she does her work of compassion and empathy. Amber is the author of two books, Bee in Balance and Penetrating Heaven, as well as of numerous articles on complementary medicine and treatment. She has been interviewed by such well-known personalities as Connie Chung, Larry King, and Peter Jennings. She also was a singer-songwriter who performed alongside Pete Seeger, Joan Baez & Cesar Chavez.

Angel Ortloff

Shiatsu Massage, Co-Director of Outreach/Development for HCHR and Director of the Darmstadt Shelter Clinic

Angel Ortloff is an accomplished artist and potter. Her hands, which once sculpted clay, now lend their strength and purpose to the healing art of of massage. A graduate of the Center for Natural Wellness in Albany, NY, Angel is a New York State licensed massage therapist providing modalities according to client preferences and needs, but specializing in Shiatsu. She is currently an assistant teacher in massage therapy at her alma mater, where she seeks to share her skills and experiences to future LMT’s.

In addition to her private massage therapy practice, and her volunteer time with the Health Care is a Human Right Free Holistic Clinics, Angel also assistant fitness instructor at Benedictine Hospital, as well as at the Alternatives to Incarceration program for the Ulster County Community Corrections Department.

Her extensive workshop experiences includes Five Element Intensive (2007)—Dagne Duhamel & Mary Crintrin, Thai Yoga for Couples (2009)—Pamela Herrick and Ahmwat, Clinical Aromatherapy (2009)—Peter Holmes—Snow Lotus Essential Oils, Coyote Healing / Cherokee Massage (2009)—Luis Mel-Madrona, Aviana ® Body Mindfullness Meditation (2007)—Nancy E, Schmidt, Healing Walk / Qigong (1992, 1993)—Master TK Shih, Pulse Diagnostics (1995)—Tony Rullo & Dr Chen Yong,Kundalini Yoga (1973)—Albert Rudolf (“Rudrananda”)

Ann King -Reflexology

Annie Borgenicht – Feldenkrais

Annie Borgenicht is native daughter of New York State. She grew up outside of Manhattan and in the Catskill Mountains. After moving to California in the 1970’s she became a health care worker, attaining her BA in 1973 from the University of California at Irvine. After moving back to New York State she received her RN from the University of New York at Albany in 1980.  Annie also studied at the Institute for the Study of Somatic Education from 1992 through 1996.

After sustaining a serious back injury in the 1980s, Annie began exploring the Feldenkrais Method as a method of healing and pain management. As a result of living with chronic pain, she adapted the Feldenkrais Method as a water-based therapy teaching people how to use the benefits of water so that they may be more comfortable on land.

Annie is also a painter. She uses watercolors and acrylics to express her deep love of nature, and to express herself creatively in times of physical discomfort. Her professional affiliations include the Feldenkrais Guild, the American Pain Foundation, and the Hudson River Painters Guild.

 Arlene Spool – Reflexology

Arlene was first introduced to Reflexology in 2006 by Health Care is a Human Right practitioner Reverend Thurman Greco. As she later said, “That’s when I got hooked.” Upon further exploration of the philosophy and benefits of Reflexology, she made the decision to become certified and continued her education by taking the 300 required hours
of study, all with Reverend Greco. She received her certification in 2008. In addition to her Reflexology practice, Arlene also holds a Level III Reiki certification.

Beverly Halley

L.Ac-Acupuncture

Beverly Halley, L.Ac. is a New York State Licensed Acupuncturist. She graduated from the New England School of Acupuncture in 1987, where she studied Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), as well as Japanese Acupuncture with Kiiko Matsumoto. She complete a Chinese Herbal Medicine program with Ted Kaptchuk in 1991 and has also been certified in drug detoxification. More recently, in 2010, Ms. Halley studied Tung-style acupuncture, which is conducive to a community acupuncture setting. Ms. Halley had a private practice in Massachusetts for several years before becoming licensed in New York State in 1993. She practiced in New York City before moving to Port Ewen in 2010. Ms. Halley has also worked as an aerospace engineer and as a software developer and holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in technology.

Carolyn Rabiner

L.Ac. -Acupuncture

Carolyn Rabiner, L. Ac., Dipl. C.H. has been providing Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine health care since 1992.

In 2008, the clinic was relocated from the Boston area to the Mid-Hudson Valley.

Cher Laughlin – Reflexology, Treasurer for HCHR

Cher has been a practicing Reflexologist for 20 years. After studying and receiving her certification from the Laura Norman School of Foot Reflexology in 1989, she built successful practices in Manhattan and Brooklyn. After moving to the Catskills she continued her practice while studying design and selling antiques. Cher currently runs her own design business, and continues to share her gift of healing with a faithful clientele who visit her for Reflexology treatments. Cher also functions as Healthcare is a Human Right’s Treasurer.

Donna Bruschi

RR, IBCLC -Resonance Repatterning, Lactation Consultant, Childbirth and Relationships

Donna is a certified practitioner of Resonance Repatterning and has been in practice for 6 years. She is a communication skills instructor (2005) and a Lactation Counselor (1998). Donna also has her BFA from Alfred University, and has studied Human Relations since the 1980’s with Dale Carnegie, Tony Robbins, La Leche League and others.

 Doreen Peone

Author of Lyme Disease and You Web Blog

Doreen provides the latest information about the intricacies of Lyme Disease and other Tick related illnesses. The Ulster County Legislature presented Doreen Peone with the “PRIDE OF ULSTER COUNTY AWARD” for her advocacy for people battling Lyme Disease. The award is the highest award to be given from the county. She also suffers from Chronic Lyme Disease. The presentation was led by District 2 Legislator Bob Aiello who was joined by Legislator District 1 Mary Wawro and District 3 Legislator Dean Fabiano.Doreen received a standing ovation from the room filled with friends, family and the Ulster County Legislature. She has created a non profit website of her own to help assist other people educate themselves on the topic of Lyme. www.lymediseaseandyou.com

Elizabeth “Liz” Menendez L.Ac., L.M.T  -Acupuncture, Massage

Emily Bobson

D.C. – Chiropractic

Dr. Emily attended Life Chiropractic School in Marietta , Georgia.  She graduated in 2006 and soon after came back to New York to practice.  She currently serves within the Saugerties, Woodstock, Kingston and Tivoli areas .

Dr. Emily has three children of her own and understands the specific needs of the family.  She has a child friendly office and parents are encouraged to bring and have  their children checked regularly so, that they too may enjoy the benefits of a clear nervous system.  She offers reasonable rates and family discounts. Her technique consists of a combination of Diversified, SOT, Activator, Thompson, Webster, Toggle Recoil, Gonstead, Network Spinal Analysis, Cox Flexion Distraction, Kinesiology, Muscle Testing,  Sports Medicine and Extremities.  She specializes in accommodating each client and meets their individual needs.

Genie Tartell

RN, D.C. Author, Chiropractor, Triage

GENIE TARTELL, DC, RN, has been a practicing chriopractor for twenty years. She was the team chiropractor for the New York-based Reebok aerobic team. She has made guest appearances on ABC-TV’s The View, CNBC, and WOR Radio. You’ll also recognize Dr. Genie Tartell from her appearances on TV shows like The View, CNBC, and more. A nationally known chiropractor who’s been in practice for over 20 years, Dr. Tartell is also a Registered Nurse, and was Public Health Nurse with The Visiting Nurse Service of NY, and Cardiac Critical Care nurse at The University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Greg Douglas

Fundraising for Healthcare is a Human Right

Greg is a Musician (The Greg Douglas Band) who volunteers as our Fundraising Coordinator. Greg also is a liaison between the area venues which provide food for the clinics and has consistently provided the clinic with nutritious foods and healthy snacks that we offer to both our practitioners, staff and clients that come to the clinic.

Haida Mohammed Khan

MH, ND -Naturopathic Doctor, Master Herbalist, Therapeutic Yoga

Triage (Kingston Community Clinic) and Director of the Woodstock Clinic-

Haida Khan ND, MH, CNHP was certified as a Certified Natural Health Professional in 2000 by The National

Association of Certified Natural Health Professionals. She then went on to obtain her

Master Herbalist diploma in 2001 and her Doctor of Naturopathy diploma in 2004 from

Trinity College of Natural Health. By 2011, Haida had received all levels of Reiki

attunement in the Usui lineage (level I, II and Master Teacher). She also holds

certification in yogic studies from The Divine Life Society.

In her classical naturopathy practice, Haida teaches clients how applying natural lifestyle

approaches can act to facilitate the body’s health building potential, bringing balance and

a strong body’s defense. She uses a culmination of different modalities including

therapeutic yoga, acupressure, nutrition and nutraceuticals in her work.

Haida has written articles on health and nutrition for several different magazines.

She is the Director of HealthCare is a Human Right Woodstock clinic.

Hudson Valley Community Reiki with Rahad Daughtrey

L.M.T., R.M.T. Massage, Reiki

Isabella Schwartz L.M.T-Massage

Isabella is a Massage Therapist in the Boiceville

Jennifer Fox

PhD, LMT- Integrative Craniosacral Massage Therapy, Myofascial Release

Dr. Jennifer Fox is a nationally certified, NYS licensed massage therapist who specializes in Craniosacral Therapy. While conducting anthropological fieldwork on oral poetry in northeastern Brazil in 1989, a health crisis led Jennifer to the door of a spiritual healer, who helped her and then took her on as an apprentice. This experience opened the door to numerous spiritual pursuits and healing arts trainings i the years that followed. Jennifer draws on a range of somatic therapies and energy modalities to free restricted movement, reduce pain, restore balance and increase overall well being. She brings to her work a holistic orientation, strong analytical skills, a keen intuition, and absolute presence. She has offices in Shokan, and Red Hook, and is on staff at the Omega Institute Wellness Center. She aslo serves as a Craniosacral Teaching Assistant for Upledger Institute International. She is strongly committed to continuing education and derives tremendous satisfaction from her volunteer work with Healthcare is a Human Right. Contact: 845-594-7577/origins.bodywork@gmail.com

Jennifer Kluska

Integrative Energy Therapy (IET) and Violet Alchemy

Jennifer creates the safest of spaces to help facilitate the clients optimal health and well being.  Uplifting each individual through holding and delivering energy frequencies as well as allowing the release of that which no longer serves. Jennifer is a practitioner of both Integrative Energy Therapy and Violet Alchemy Dowsing. Through deep listening her skills help each person make the shift that is just right for the next stage of higher living.  She empowers others to move smoothly into living the life of their highest calling. Jennifer is also an artist-creator of sacred ceremony.  She officiates weddings and other personal and group ceremonies throughout the year.  She is available to work with you individually or as a group to create ceremonies of great meaning and transformation.

http://www.truelighthealingcenter.com

Jesse Scherer L.M.T.-Massage

Jesse graduated from the Florida School of Massage and later advanced her studies in Massage and a wide variety of new modalities at the Center for Natural Wellness School of Massage in Albany. Jesse is also trained in Harmonyum 2 and 3, Polarity, Neuromuscular Therapy, Shiatsu, Craniosacral, The Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Massage TM, Reflexology, Sports Massage and Medical Massage. She also provides massage with treatments such as Hot Stones and Hot Towel Massage, Salt glows and Body Wraps. Jesse finds great meaning in the work she does and therefore is able to translate that essential strength and healing into all her sessions.

Jipala Reicher-Kagan, L.Ac – Acupuncture

Jipala practices three different styles of acupuncture in addition to having ten years of experience working with a certified nutritionist. She is knowledgeable in Western herbology, homeopathic medicine, nutritional supplements and dietary/lifestyle counseling.  Jipala’s main focus is on Transpersonal Acupuncture which emphasizes nurturing the connections between the emotional, spiritual, and physical aspects of the self and the outer world by working with the adaptive quality of the body, and the body’s ability to heal itself.

Jipala holds a Master of Science in acupuncture from the Tri-State College of Acupuncture in New York City in addition to a BA in Psychology from Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado. She has also completed a five year Post-Graduate study in Alchemical Acupuncture with Lorie Eve Dechar.

Joan Apter L.M.T. – Aromatherapy

Joan Apter is a licensed Massage Therapist with over 14 years of training in the use and application of therapeutic Essential Oils. She has advanced training in the medicinal applications of essential oils from Ege University in Izmir, Turkey and holds an international certificate of study from the Pacific Institute of Aromatherapy. Joan is a registered professional member of the International Aromatherapy Association and has studied all over the world with luminaries in the field, including Dr. Daniel Penoel, Jean Claude LaPraz, Michael Scholes, Valerie Ann Worwood, Kurt Schnaubelt and Dr. Gary Young. Joan offers aromatherapy massage for physical, mental/emotional and spiritual balance.

Joan Medsker L.Ac.-Acupuncture

Joan received her Master of Science degree in Acupuncture with honors from Tri-State College of Acupuncture in Manhattan.  During this clinically intensive program, she became well versed in three styles of acupuncture including Acupuncture Physical Medicine (APM), Japanese Acupuncture (KM Style), and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as well as other traditional therapies such as Gua Sha, Cupping, Moxibustion, Electrical Stimulation, Trigger Point Therapy and Tui Na.

Julia Rose L.Ac – Acupuncture, Co-Director of HCHR

Julia graduated from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York City, one of the most rigorous Chinese Medicine programs in the country, where she earned her Master of Science in Oriental Medicine (acupuncture and Chinese herbology). In addition to her formal training, Julia has studied Chinese orthopedic massage and bonesetting with a master acupuncturist and bone setter in New York City. She continues to study under the tutelage of a mentor and senior acupuncturist in Japan where she grew up, and a Master Tung style acupuncture specialist in Los Angeles.

Julie Evans 

Julie Evans is a Licensed Massage Therapist, Counselor and Self Development Mentor and is a founding member of the Health Care Is A Human Right organization.  Julie uses touch, talk and breath therapies to facilitate shifts and to foster empowerment in her clients. In addition to her counseling practice, Julie is an Adjunct Professor with the State University of New York where she specializes in Mentoring, Narrative Medicine and Health and Nutrition. Her goal is to help people realize their potential and their dreams.  Julie holds a Master of Arts in Educational Philosophy, and a Bachelor of Arts in Pastoral Counseling and Creative Writing.

On the web at www.wordsbyjulieevans.com

Julie Greenwood-

Karen White- Administrative Assistant

Kathy Kennett Saulino-Reiki, Lightworker

Kathryn Haber LMT – Massage, Craniosacral Therapy

As a New York City Hospital social worker, Kathryn imagined massage would be a healthy complement to her therapeutic practice. However, during the course of her studies at The Swedish Institute, she soon realized that massage would become a much more significant part of her practice. After graduating in the mid 90’s she moved upstate and quickly developed a full time practice as a massage therapist. She furthered her studies at Niara Healing Arts, with a focus on prenatal and labor support massage. She then became a certified cranio-sacral therapist through The Upledger Institute and is currently expanding her study of traditional Thai Yoga Massage with The Lotus Palm School of Montreal. Kathryn holds a BA in psychology from Vassar College and an MSW from NYU

Katherine Rosko L.Ac. – Acupuncture

I moved to Woodstock from New York City after receiving a Masters of Science in Acupuncture from the Tri-State College of Acupuncture, where I trained with some of the most innovative and notable practitioners in the field. I was drawn to this area by the incredible natural setting in the mountains, and the profound respect people show toward it. I was also inspired to live in a community where all forms of healing arts are practiced and valued. I wanted to embark on a practice of acupuncture that reflects the natural world, its principles and rhythms, and have found Woodstock to be an ideal place for this venture. In addition to my private practice at The Moving Body (276 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY), I practice two afternoons each week in the community acupuncture clinic at Accord Acupuncture with seasoned acupuncturist and herbalist Hillary Thing, LAC. I also volunteer at the free holistic healing clinics offered by Health Care is a Human Right at the Mescal Hornbeck community center in Woodstock and participate in the O+ Festival that takes place in Kingston each fall. I continue my studies in classical acupuncture at the Chinatown Wellness Center with Jeffrey Yuen. Clinical Masters Degree includes over 4,000 hours training in these topics:
Acupuncture Physical Medicine, trigger point dry-needling technique
Chinese Dietary Theory
Five Element Acupuncture
Japanese Meridian Therapy
Kiiko Matsumoto Style Acupuncture
Pediatrics in Chinese Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine

Lainy Reicher, ND, CDN, CN – Nutrition

Lainy Reicher currently resides in Woodstock, N.Y. In 1973 , Lainy traveled to Mexico to learn the ancient healing methods of the Mayan Indians. She spent three years in the field, identifying, gathering and learning the proper use of indigenous medicinal plants. That same year she  became a “Barefoot Doctor”. Several years later, Lainy attended the Taos School of Natural Healing in New Mexico where she developed a working knowledge of herbology, and she also studied anatomy, physiology and nutrition. She learned to identify weaknesses in the body’s organs and energy systems, and how to successfully support clients through their “healing crisis.” In 1976 Lainy  was awarded a Masters Degree in Herbology by Emerson College. In 1982 Lainy became a Naturopath. Lainy opened her holistic practice in the Hudson Valley in 1992.  In 1998 she became a Clinical Nutritionist and in 1999 she became a Certified Dietary Nutritionist. A strong believer in giving back to the community that supports her practice, Lainy donates her time several times a year to free clinics run by Family of Woodstock.  You can reach Lainy at vitalhealthofwoodstock@yahoo.com

Laura Shoemaker- Homeopathy

Laura  utilizes “constitutional treatment” to address chronic diseases and acute
conditions. She begins by taking a comprehensive case history, which may take up to two hours. Through an in-depth investigation of physical, mental, and emotional symptoms, traumas, personal and genetic health history and relationships, Ms. Shoemaker compiles a picture of the whole individual and recommends a course of homeopathic treatment to stimulate the entire organism and re-establish balance and health.For acute conditions or first aid she records the specific symptoms and recommends accordingly.Laura Shoemaker, DIHom is an active practitioner of the “Health Care is a Human Right” clinic founded by Susan Weeks, which serves the Woodstock, Kingston and Phoenicia communities. Laura believes especially in helping those who live alone, who may need additional support and will make house calls when necessary. Ms. Shoemaker graduated with honors from The British Institute of Homeopathy in 2010 and a postgraduate course from The Hudson Valley school of Homeopathy in 2011.

Linda Zelizer – Energy Medicine

Linda Zelizer, MS, PD has a BS in Sociology and Social Work from Brooklyn College, an MS in Education from Brooklyn College and a Sixth Year Professional Diploma in Counseling and Human Resources from the University of Bridgeport. Linda has 35 years of experience working as a psychotherapist and includes many different healing modalities in her work including Synergy body work, hypnosis, polarity therapy and Mariel healing. Linda is also a Reiki master, a yoga and golden tai chi instructor, and a Spiritual Counselor. Linda holds a graduate level certificate in energy psychology- a powerful technique that get results faster than anything else she has studied.

Lisa Their -Client Services Specialist

Lisa Their sees to the efficient flow of the clinic after each client goes through Intake, and through Triage, Lisa then guides each client to the respective Practitioner.

Lori Johnson RN – Registered Nurse, Craniosacral Therapy, Reiki and Triage

Lorry Salluzzi – Reiki, ETPS Therapy

When Lorry was diagnosed with Systemic Lupus in 1988, she explored and integrated self-healing modalities such as guided imagery meditation and Reiki with the traditional medical treatments prescribed by her doctors. Declared in remission in 1993, her foray into alternative healing led her to her current path and practice as a holistic practitioner. Lorry holds certifications in ETPS Therapy and Hypnotherapy. She is a Reiki and Lightarian Reiki Master, a Magnified Healing Master, and Kofutu Master. She teaches Reiki and other alternative healing arts at the Merrick Health and Wellness Center in Long Island, and The Spirit Connection in Manhattan. She also teaches in various locations in Ulster County, New York including Ulster Community College in Stoneridge, Infiniti Family Chiropractic and Mirabai Books in Woodstock, and the Emerson Spa and Resort in Mount Tremper. Known for her intuition and accuracy as a psychic medium, she has been interviewed for several newspapers and magazines, as well as on television and radio.

Lucas Handwerker – CHT. Hypnosis

A “Guide and Navigator” through the mind Lucas uses Hypnosis, NLP and Psychological persuasion to teach and illustrate our untapped powers which can provide Healing and Positive Direction.

Rev. Maritday Rodriguez

Director of Media Communications & Support Services

Aesthetician, Accupressure Facial Massage, Certified Holistic Health Coach, Doula and Integrated Energy Therapy

Maritday Rodriguez is a certified practitioner and master instructor of Integrated Energy Therapy. As a Licensed Master Aesthetician for the past 18 years, she has practiced in the aesthetic, health and wellness fields of basic and advanced skin care, dermatology, para-medical skincare, aromatherapy, reflexology, massage, nutrition, herbalism, childbirth, energy work and spirituality. Since 2000, as a Skin Care Educator, Public Speaker, Health Coach and Activist for sustainable living,  Maritday has been teaching about health and wellness in Georgia, South Florida, Puerto Rico and most recently New York.
Maritday volunteers for “Healthcare is a Human Right” a mobile clinic providing free complimentary alternative treatments, offering her Integrated Energy Therapy and alternative healing therapies to the community. She is also a Doula and an Ordained Interfaith Minister, officiating weddings, performing baby blessing/dedications/naming, and home/business blessing/dedications. Maritday lives in the Hudson Valley in Upstate New York with her husband and dog.

www.amaritday.com

Megan Gelber -Certified Transformational Holistic Health Counselor

Megan practices the 5 Step Transformational Coaching Method and provides an Addiction Breakthrough Strategy. Her approach to all Addictive Behaviors are Holistic and she explores Bio Individuality, Primary Food, and Integrative Nutrition with her clients.

Nancy Mroz– Reiki

Learning Reiki is a further exploration of life’s healing energy first experienced at Omega Institute and through being part of the Healing Team at St. James United Methodist Church. The Healing Team is a team that does hands on prayer believing that the Divine will Heal Others through us. Nancy is now a Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki Master focused on practicing her craft, preparing to teach and using Reiki as a self healing method. Nancy is also an ordained clergy member of the Church of Spiritual Humanism to allow hands on Reiki touch in NYS. Yearly training in CPR, use of an AED Defibrillator and Emergency First Aid through Red Cross is also a high priority for Nancy since the early 1990’s. She serves as one of the team members with this knowledge at St. James Church. Nancy’s background is vastly different, obtaining a BS degree in Computer Science and working with IBM for a number of years. She is currently updating her skills and learning Java and web based languages with a focus on designing web sites and coding back end server programs. With this knowledge, Nancy will be able to help small businesses and organizations as well as large enterprises. Interests for future exploration and training include continued Reiki training, healing with Crystals, Psychic Development, Healing with Sound, and anything connected to the natural and spiritual world.

Peter Blum C.Ht., MSC Hypnosis, and Sound Healing

Peter has a private practice in neo-Ericksonian hypnosis and shamanic sound healing. As a Certified Instructor for the National Guild of Hypnotists since 1993 he has trained and certified hundreds in the art of hypnosis. In 2004, Peter was named Certified Instructor of the Year by the Guild which is the largest professional organization of its type in the world. After completing extensive study of the world’s major spiritual traditions, Peter was ordained as an Interfaith Minister in the seminary program of the Foundation for the Living Earth. He is a popular lecturer, trainer, and seminar leader for the NGH, International Medical and Dental Hypnosis Association, The International Hypnosis Federation as well as offering programs for schools, prisons, hospitals, mental health and substance abuse counselors and personal growth programs. Peter has also been involved in the study and practice of sound healing since the mid 1970’s and since 1999 he has released 6 CD’s in the Sounds for Healing series, mostly featuring the extraordinary sounds of the Himalayan Singing Bowls, either played solo or in concert with other trance inducing instruments.

Rahad C. Daughtrey, LMT, RMT

I am a 50-year resident of the Hudson Valley, currently living in the quiet hamlet of Malden On Hudson. After a life of varied employment focusing primarily on human services, I now am semi-retired to a quiet Reiki practice (Arcidi Healing Hands). I have been involved with Reiki since 2006, having received all levels of attunement in the Usui lineage (Level I, Level II and Master Teacher) from Suzanne Anderson (The Healing Energy Center). I am a NYS licensed massage therapist, a self-published poet and a (very) amateur musician. I thoroughly enjoy each and every chance I get to share the wonder of that universal life energy known as Reiki.

Randi Barouch -Director of Support Services

Together with husband “Ferg” John Richardson and Children Orion and Irena, our Family serves and manages all of the Support Services for the Kingston Clinic monthly. If you are interested in helping to support our work, please get in touch with Randi for a variety of ways you can help support the clinics by emailing HCHR at HCHRny@gmail.com and inquiring about what jobs are available.

Ricarda O’Conner – Matrix Energetics

A former professional dancer, Ricarda has had a healing practice in New York City and The Hudson Valley for fifteen years. She is a Certified Practitioner of Matrix Energetics, a system of transformation and healing founded by Dr Richard Bartlett. She is also a Level III Reiki Master. Other training includes the Emotional Freedom Technique, Awakening Your Light Body, various methods of meditation, as well as the shamanic traditions of the native Americans and native Hawaiians. In addition, Ricarda has been a yoga teacher for over twenty years. From a lifetime of study and experience, Ricarda’s knowledge of the human body is extensive, as is her understanding of the mind/body connection—how thoughts and emotions influence our physical health. With her multi-faceted training, Ricarda helps people of all ages to focus their energy and intention, empowering them to create quick and lasting transformation in their bodies and their lives.

Ron Van Beek – L.M.T and Shambala Energy Multi-Dimensional Healing (MDH)

Rosemary Ryan- Reiki

Rosemary has worked in the Health Care Field as a provider since 1990 privately and professionally. She became interested in Reiki after a spiritual experience in 2012 which changed her life. She is currently a Reiki Master who studied under another of our Practitioners, Lorry Salluzzi. The name of Rosemary’s  practice is Touch Of Peace . Rosemary practices from my home in Hyde Park, NY and serves Dutchess and Ulster Counties for in home treatments. She also has interest in Reflexology and hope to expand her studies in that field. Rosemary is an ordained Clergy member with the Church of Spiritual Humanism and  can be reached by email at touchofpeace4u@gmail.com

Reenie Gordon -Client Services Specialist

Together with grand-daughter Donna, Reenie sees to the efficient flow of clients to practitioners each clinic in Kingston

Rev. Tama Bell 

B.S., B.Msc., CHT.  Practitioner of Hypnosis, Iridology, Metaphysical Counseling

Rev. Tama Bell is a Metaphysical Counselor, and Hypnotist for Healthcare is a Human Right. In addition Tama serves as a Co-Director and Manager of the Faculty for the Kingston Community Clinic and assists with the Website.  As a trained Metaphysician, Tama has women’s groups and a spirituality group in the Dutchess County region. Rev. Tama is also an intuitive Energy Worker/Healer, and a Spiritualist. Rev. Tama provides “Spiritual Surgery” in the Poughkeepsie area, and is a Community Activist and Advocate. She graduated from Marist College earning a B.S. in Biology. After 25 years working in the field of Virology she went back to school and received her second Bachelors Degree, a B.Msc.and Ordination in Metaphysical Sciences and Parapsychology from the University of Sedona. She also is continuing her studies in the science of Iridology with Dr. Donald Bodeen in Poughkeepsie and is also finishing her Master’s Degree, at Sedona and has her own Network of Healers in the Poughkeepsie area.

Susan Moran C.S.T., R.P.E., M.Th-CranioSacral Therapy

Susan Weeks

R.PA-C -Physicians Assistant, Executive Director of Healthcare is a Human Right

Susan Weeks began her professional medical career as a Paramedic in NYC, where she worked for NYC EMS for 8 years. She was then recruited to serve as the Pediatric Trauma Coordinator for the Pediatric Surgery Department at Harlem Hospital for the next 5 years, where she focused on developing programs to help keep children from getting injured. A particular focus while there was the epidemic of gunshot wounds to children. Because she missed clinical work, Susan enrolled in the Harlem Hospital Physician Assistant Program, and graduated in 1995 with a BS from City College of New York and certification as a Physician Assistant. (Previously she had earned a BA in English Literature from the University of Rochester, with a minor concentration in music at Eastman School of Music) She then worked as a PA at the Bellevue Hospital Women’s Clinic, and in Emergency Rooms at hospitals in NYC and Kingston, NY. She taught Anatomy, CPR, ACLS for Adults, Children and Infants, developed a course in “How to Handle Emergencies” for the lay person, and is cited as an author on articles on Anatomy, Injury Prevention, and our Healthcare System. Profoundly dissatisfied with the direction the practice of medicine was taking in this country, Susan studied homeopathy at Hudson Valley School of Classical Homeopathy and Teleosis School of Classical Homeopathy for 4 years. Upon graduating, Susan and fellow Teleosis students Vickie O’Dougherty, Susan Bissonnette and Jill Elliot (a veterinarian) realized, since health insurance did not cover it, that the costs of holistic treatment made it a luxury for most working people. In 2003 they organized the first Healthcare is a Human Right Free Holistic Clinic for Family of Woodstock in Kingston, NY

Toni Salluzzi- L.M. T Massage, Reiki

Toni is a Massage therapist who attended Columbia-Greene Community College receiving her A.A.S. in Massage therapy.  She is proficient in Deep Tissue, and Hot Stone Massage. She is also a practicing Reiki Master, and is also certified to teach.

Tony Guy Parker -Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT)

Tony Guy Parker has been practicing EFT since 1997, helping an ever widening circle of friends and clients with the following issues: Insomnia, Job Related Stress, Addictions (Drugs & Alcohol), Smoking Cessation, Weight Loss, ACOA (Family of Origin) Issues, Grief & Loss Issues, Co-Dependency Issues, Men’s Issues (ED/PE), Painful War Memories (Combat PTSD). Pain Management, Chronic Pain, Relationship Issues, Women’s Issues (Menopause, PMS, Post Partum Depression) Anxiety, Depression, Phobias, Exam Anxiety, Financial Fear, Abundance, Prosperity Issues, Performance Enhancement, General Counseling and Life Coaching.

Tyler Epps -Glenn Black Body Tuning Technique

Tyler has studied the Glenn Black Body Tuning Technique during his stay at the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, New York under Glenn Black.

Vickie O’Dougherty – Homeopathy

Vickie Anne O’Dougherty has been practicing homeopathy since 1997 and is a candidate for Certification in Classical Homeopathy .  She completed her Professional and Clinical studies at the Teleosis School of Homeopathy and is a member of the North American Society of Homeopaths and the National Center for Homeopathy.  She is a founding member of Health Care is a Human Right Clinic, which operates under the auspices of Family of Woodstock.

Wendy Wolosoff-Hayes -Matrix Energetics

Wendy is a Certified Matrix Energetics Practitioner, with 37 years experience as an astrological counselor.  She graduated from NYU in 1971 with a B.S. degree in Art Education, and began her astrological studies shortly thereafter.  She received an M.A. degree in Transpersonal Psychology and Counseling (1989, Vermont College, Norwich University), and went on to The Barbara Brennan School of Healing, graduating in 1993, teaching there through 1996.  She is an ordained minister in the Universal Life Church.  Her further studies include Silva Mind Control (1977), Psychotherapy as a Meditative Practice with John Welwood (1987-1990), a 4-yr program in Object Relations (1990-1993, The Center for Intentional Living), Flow Alignment and Light Body with Amy Skezas (1995), Matrix Energetics Levels 1, 2 & 3 (2010), ME Practitioners Certification (2011), Reiki Level 2 (2011), and Yuen Method Levels 1-3 (2011-12).  Wendy’s private practice in ME, Yuen, and astrology is based in Germantown, NY, and is available over the phone to clients in other locations.

Wyatt Jenkins L.M.T-Massage

Since graduating from the CNW School of Massage in 2009, Wyatt has become the co owner of Kingston Body Therapeutics- Combining knowledge of the body, experience in the martial arts community and genuine compassion, Wyatt brings his natural intuition to every treatment. Acupressure/Shiatsu, Deep Tissue/NMT, Sports Massage, Myofascial Release and Hot Stones are just some of the modalities he offers.