Partner Bridge - Healing Touch Professional Association

Partner Bridge

Healing Touch Professional Association (HTPA) Partner BridgeThere are some companies, training programs, or indiviudals who have been deeply supportive to our community.   Some have even joined us from time to time to provide programs or services to support our practitioner.  We'd like to take this opprotunity to highlight some of the programs that are currently available through these partners.  We hopw that you will be inspried and supported by these offerings.


Interview with Rick Hanson, Phd. & HTPA Executive Director Amelia Vogler


Hardwiring Happiness: Growing Inner Strength for Lasting Resilience and Well-Being

rickRick Hanson, Phd is a psychologist, Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, and New York Times best-selling author. His books are available in 26 languages and include Hardwiring Happiness, Buddha's Brain, Just One Thing, and Mother Nurture. He edits the Wise Brain Bulletin and has numerous audio programs. A summa cum laude graduate of UCLA, and founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom, he's been an invited speaker at Oxford, Stanford, Harvard, and other major universities, and taught in meditation centers worldwide.

Watch the Interview here:


In this hour-long interview, Rick Hanson, Ph.D. gives his perspective and tips on:

  • Cultivating resilience in yourself and your clients
  • The benefits of well-being for physical and mental health, and ways to support it
  • The brain’s negativity bias and how to overcome it
  • Taking care of yourself so you are more equipped to help others


Rick Hanson's Newest Online Program (Hint: It's AMAZING!)

Foundations for Well-Being; the 12 Pillars of Happiness & Resiliency 


This is a program that I, Amelia, have taken and have received immesurable value from and I wanted to make it available to our community. You receive guided meditations, thoughtful experiencial exercises, interviews with thought leaders, engaging science-based video-based lectures with Rick, live Q&A, and 24 CE Hours for nurses, social workers, and therapists.  In addition to the personal transformation possible with this course, the knowledge and activities can be brought into your clinics and your work with clients to support resiliancy in those with whom you practice.


HTPA Members Receive 40% Off this course!

You'll receive the code by e-mail; If you don't happen to see it, contact the office.


In this year-long course, you will:

• grow psychological strengths for stressful times
• be more mindful, resilient, and hopeful

• feel more ease and satisfaction in daily life

• have more fulfilling relationships

• free yourself from past painful experiences

• feel less stressed, worried, or blue



Energy Medicine Specialists (EMS)

Janna Moll joins HTPA in a FREE Training August 29 at 3pm Pacific | 6pm Eastern

View our Energy Medicine Spotlight page for the call information


Energy Medicine Specialists (EMS)Energy Medicine Specialists (EMS) is a center of excellence in energy medicine, education and integrated health care. It exists to foster healing and wellness for the students and community we serve. Energy Medicine Specialists strives to provide practitioners with the highest ethical and educational standards in the field of energy medicine. EMS offers advanced practitioner coursework for your energy medicine practice both in the United States and around the world.

We encourage you to check in with their calendar to see when they are hosting any of their wonderful advanced energy medicine programs. Many of our practitioners have taken:  Cutting The Ties that Bind, Advanced Chakra Diagnosis and Treatment, and the Master-level Advanced Hara Treatment and Diagnosis trainings. Website: 

A list of the current classes can be found on the EMS calendar.  (