is the core philosophy presented in the newest educational program
available in the Portland area. "Becoming a clear channel;
dealing with your own personal issues, enables the facilitation
of others in resolving their issues and problems gently and with
the first time, powerful healing tools are being made available,
in a customized package, to the general public and facilitators
in the field of the Intuitive Healing Arts. In order to meet the
growing needs of educated clients in a satisfying manner and to
compete in todays market, Health care practitioners need a wider
variety of healing modalities to draw from.
apprenticeship program in Intuitive Healing Arts comes at a time
when people are ready to grow and expand", said Hudson. This
program offers a scope of practice that guarantees personal growth
results, keeping pace with an educated clientele and providing
the repeat business of client satisfaction.
in business since 1991, Lucia Soppe and Tom Hudson have spent
much time and dedication in pulling together the best tools available
and adding their own unique gifts to them in order to create a
comprehensive educational program.
earned his B.S. in Biology and a Ph.D. in Religion. After leaving
a 25 year profession in allopathic Radiology to study alternative
healing, Tom honed his skills in several techniques of Bodywork
and Energywork, developing his own energy modalities focussed
on resolving the effects of Delayed Stress Syndrome.
holds a degree in special education and has been working as a
Specialized Kinesiologist since 1989. She is certified to use
and teach a wide variety of bio-feedback techniques and has been
doing so internationally for the last 10 years.
program is a unique learning experience, providing personal growth
on a level that most people have not yet experienced", comments
Lucia. Being in the program, one has the opportunity to receive
first-hand, clinical experience of the techniques that are being
taught and to gain an appreciation for the power of these tools
before using them with others. It is the comprehensive theoretical
instruction and the hands-on application of that learning in real
life practice, that develops confidence and ensures the proper
use of these tools to achieve the best results and benefit for
tools and techniques that I'm learning are gentle, unique and
powerful", says Joyce Gress a licenced massage therapist
and current Apprenticeship student. "There is incredible
growth potential on a personal level."
program has helped jump-start my personal growth, family relationships
and massage business. Problems are easier to solve, relationships
with my husband and children are deeper and more clients stay
on as permanent clients due to the unique program I now offer",
shares Elaine Smith, licensed massage therapist and current student
in the program.
different classes that are part of the program facilitate healing
on various levels which makes this such a all encompassing program.
Classes for corrective Bodywork (Cranio-Sacral release, Spinal
Touch™ Therapy...), Kinesiology (Touch for Health® Kinesiology,
Brain Gym®....), Energy Modalities (Reiki, I.A.M....) Aroma therapy,
Flower Essences, Iridology and Emotional Stress Release (E.A.S.E.,
Body Circuitry....) weave together into a basket full of healing
classroom setting is intimate and people are carefully interviewed
before being accepted into the program. Successful candidates
for acceptance in the program are those committed to achieving
their full potential on a physical, mental, emotional and spiritual
level. "We want to ensure that people in the program are
actually prepared to handle the challenges that will come up for
them in their personal and professional lives," comments
Tom. This careful screening also ensure that classmates feel a
sense of emotional safety and respect while interacting with eachother.
"The people you are in class with are intimately involved
in your process - as you are in theirs."
in the intuitive healing arts is a creative process" Lucia
concludes. "It is an art, and it requires dedication."
applications for the Intuitive Healing Arts Apprenticeship program
are being accepted and informational evenings organized. (see
calendar of events) Persons interested in applying or learning
more about the program can contact Tom or Lucia at the Center
for Self Empowerment @ (503) 236-5911, or e-mail at Cntr4Empwr@aol.com