Myrna has 40 years of experience working with people therapeutically as a nurse, public health nurse, family therapist, Integrative Body/Mind Therapist and teacher (IBP), Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapist, and approved Teacher. She has been in full-time private practice and teaching Pre and Perinatal Workshops, Seminars, and full Professional Trainings since 2000.
When her children were growing up, she was Director of Nelson and Area Mental Health Services and when they graduated from high school and went off to university she created the EarthSky Foundation [formerly Kutenai Institute of Integral Therapies] and began teaching about and practicing early trauma resolution work with babies, young children and adults full time. Myrna is a long-term resident of Nelson who practices and teaches here.
She also travels to the USA, England, and Europe facilitating process workshops for adults and trainings and seminars for professionals and parents. Myrna is certified by Dr. Ray Castellino to give process workshops and by Dr. William Emerson to facilitate personal intensive workshops. She teaches a 2 1/2 year Pre and Perinatal Professional Training.
Myrna is a nurse with a Master’ degree in Family Therapy, a member of the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors, The College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia, The Biodynamic Craniosacral Association of North America, BC Adoption Association, the Western Canada Infant Mental Health Association and the American Association of Prenatal and Perinatal Health and Psychology. Myrna is married and has three grown children. She and her partner, Ken, live in the country where they are hikers, avid gardeners, and explorers of community and spiritual consciousness.