Marilee is a board-certified Holistic Nurse and Healing Touch Certified Practitioner and Instructor. She is a 1996 graduate of the four year Barbara Brennan School of Healing Science and completed Intuition Training with Caroline Myss PhD and Norm Shealy MD. Marilee is a former board member of both the American Holistic Nurses Association and Healing Touch International. She is a contributing author to the recently acclaimed award winning book Invitation to Holistic Health: A Guide to Living a Balanced Life (Bartlett and Jones) writing the chapter on“Financial Health”. Marilee is a founder and former owner of an IntegrativeWellnessCenter staffed with physicians and other health care professionals that offered IV Chelation, Colon Hydrotherapy, Healing Touch, and other CAM therapies. She is also certified in colon hydrotherapy, foot reflexology, and works extensively with therapeutic essential oils and medicinal aromatherapy. Marilee has traveled extensively and taught health care professionals and healing arts practitioners in environments such as Dartmouth-HitchcockMedicalCenter, JeffersonUniversity, and other prestigious facilities.
Marilee has been teaching Healing Touch for since 1993. She was the Keynote speaking for the first Healing Touch conference in Denver in 1997 and she keynoted the 2011 Healing Touch Program conference in San Antonio, Texas.
Marilee has authored numerous articles in Energy Magazine in the column "Money as Energy".
In 2012 Marilee graduated from the Integrated Nurse Coach Certificate program with Barbie Dossey.
Marilee has been broadening her work for the last 11 years as an "EntrepreNURSE" and “Healerpreneur” bringing together her years of knowledge, experience, and expertise and packaging the information on the internet to help empower people to do many natural therapies (such as Healing Touch) at home for themselves and their families to augment their health care. Her work initially was distributed under moniker “Home Spa Lady” and extended into "Green Tea with Marilee" interviews (interviewing people like Carolyn Myss, Bernie Siegel, James Oschman) and now under her own name Marilee Tolen >>> http://www.marileetolen.com).
Marilee is also impassioned about helping other health care professionals and healing arts practitioners to bring their knowledge, expertise, and messages out in the world. She believes everyone who has their own practice, classes, and a growing business should have a strong online presence. She offers introductory courses in Internet Marketing to serious students who want to take their practices and businesses to the next level.
Marilee continues to teach Healing Touch Levels 1, 2, and 3 in the Southern New Jersey area. You can follow along with Marilee’s work by subscribing to her free weekly ezine at www.HomeSpaLady.com, and get marketing tips for healers at http://www.MarileeTolen.com. Her other websites are www.HealingEnergies.com and www.PeacefulPassages.org.