Barbara Starke
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United States of America
Michigan (MI)

Barbara Ann Starke, RN, MSN, FNP-BC, has over 20 years of experience as a holistic nurse. She specializes in energy-based therapies as well as nutritional interventions for the treatment of chronic diseases. She carries a wealth of information on the practical implementation of holistic healthcare, particularly Healing Touch and Functional Medicine. Barbara holds certifications as an advanced practice holistic nurse practitioner, a Healing Touch Program practitioner and instructor, and a National Acupuncture and Detox Association (NADA) trainer and addiction detox specialist (ADS). Barbara is currently the co-Chair of Healing Touch Program Certification. She served on the Board of Reviewers for Healing Touch International and the American Holistic Nurses Association Leadership Council. Barbara teaches holistic nursing interventions nationally and internationally. She is a skilled and dynamic speaker with a thorough understanding of alternative therapies and how to integrate CAM therapies into conventional healthcare in possible and effective ways. Her commitment is to empower participants to use the workshop content for their own self-care as well as the comfort and healing of others. Barbara teaches Level 1,2,3 and 4 of the Healing Touch Program, Healing Touch for Self Care & the Children's Program in Healing Touch.