Board of Directors

Susan HamiltonPresident – Susan Hamilton
One of the founding members of the Therapeutic Touch Network of Quebec, Susan has spearheaded many initiatives in energy medicine.  Trained in Business (real estate), nursing and teaching, she uses these attributes to further The integration of mind/body healing with traditional medicine.
She has practised The Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique for over 40 years.  Her background of TT, TM, Tai Chi, Chi Gong, acupuncture, has confirmed for her of the vast universal intelligence.  Presently her joys are walking her energetic dog, Blue and playing with her 4 grandchildren.  shamilton@ttnq.ca or susan43@videotron.ca 
 
 
 
Monique GregoryTreasurer & Secretary – Monique Gregory
Monique Gregory is presently serving on the Board of Directors as Vice-President and has been the Treasurer of the Therapeutic Touch Network of Quebec since 2008. She was also President from 2007 to 2012.  Monique first learned Therapeutic Touch at Dawson College in 2000 and has achieved Recognized Practitioner status.
After volunteering her services for three years at the West Island Palliative Care Residence, she studied to become a Nurses’ Aide and worked in that capacity for a period of five years practicing her skills until she retired in June 2010.  Monique also volunteered her services as a Therapeutic Touch Therapist at the West Island Cancer Wellness Centre from 2009 to 2012.  She is the Practitioner Liaison and Group Leader for the West Island practice group.  mgregory@ttnq.ca or lmgreg35@hotmail.com
 
 
 
Dolores BioReprésentante pour le bulletin de TTNC – Dolores Mackenzie
Dolores pursued Therapeutic Touch at John Abbott College and is a Recognized Practitioner. She has been active with the West Island practice group faithfully attending the monthly meetings, participates in the workshops, represents Quebec for the newly formed TTNC (Therapeutic Touch Network of Canada) newsletter and is now Director of Communications for TTNQ.
She offers Therapeutic Touch sessions weekly at the West Island Cancer Wellness Center in Beaconsfield and has a private practice where she offers sessions in Healing Pathway, Reiki, Ear Candling as well as Therapeutic Touch.  doloresmack@hotmail.com
 
 
TTNC Rep. for Quebec / Administration – Cecilia Csima
Quebec representative for TTNC (Therapeutic Touch Network of Canada).
Cecilia is an Interior decorator with a background in Fashion Design.  She was introduced to Therapeutic Touch in 2003 and finished all levels in 2004.  As a caregiver for years to her Mother who had dementia, Cecilia learned how to adapt TT to persons suffering from this devastating illness and became a Recognized practitioner of Therapeutic touch in 2012.  She currently volunteers in Hospitals, retirement homes and has a private clientele.  ccsi@videotron.ca 
 
 
Rene bioScientific Research – René Dosen
Mr René Dosen holds Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from Concordia University (Montreal).  He is also Consulting Hypnotist (National Guild of Hypnotists certified member since 2001) and Energy Healer specializing in not only Therapeutic Touch but various other modalities such as Bioenergy Healing, Pranic Healing, Reconnective Healing, Reiki (master of Usui and Karuna), as well as Inka Shamanism (trained by Dr Alberto Villoldo’s The Four Winds Society).  rene.dosen@gmail.com
 
 
 
Lina BioTranslation – Lina Desjardins
Lina was introduced to Therapeutic Touch in 2014 and finished all levels in 2016. She is an Executive assistant at Transport Canada and has been an employee of the federal government for over 25 years.
In 2014 she obtained a certificate in Phytotherapy with “Les Herbages Normex Limitée”. When working with clients, family or friends, both phytotherapy and therapeutic touch are modalities that complement each other in attaining better health and well-being.  A healthy lifestyle, camping and being connected to nature are some of the many pleasures that keep Lina energized and give her a positive outlook on life.  linadesjardins@gmail.com
 
 
 
Jean BioWebmaster – Jean Pichette PhD
Jean teaches mathematics at Collège Saint-Louis and has maintained many websites over the years.  He enjoys Genealogy and Dragon-Boat.  jean.pichette@gmail.com
 
 
 
 
 
Event Planner – Nathalie Choo-Foo
nathaliecf@yahoo.ca