Cancom 2005 Conference Presenters' Bios

Kokoman Clottey

Kokomon & Aeeshah Clottey are authors of Beyond Fear and Mindful Drumming. They are the founders of the Attitudinal Healing Connection and creators of a specialized fun form of musical art and healing arts that unleashes the spirit of human potential. Kokomon has produced three CD’s: Love Is The Answer, Mystic Vision, and The Journey.
Books: Mindful Drumming; Ancient Wisdom for Unleashing the Human Spirit & Building Community, Beyond Fear; 12 Spiritual Keys to Racial Healing
CD: Love is the Answer, Mystic Vision

Kenneth “Bear Hawk” Cohen

Ken “Bear Hawk” Cohen is the author of the internationally acclaimed books The Way of Qigong and Honoring the Medicine. Ken is the winner of the Elmer and Alyce Green Award, the leading international award in energy medicine.
Book: Honoring the Medicine; The Essential Guide to Native American Healing

Dr. Richard Gerber, M.D.

Dr. Richard Gerber, M.D. is an internationally known teacher, physician, and author of several books, including the bestseller Vibrational Medicine 3rd Edition: The #1 Handbook of Subtle-Energy Therapies (Bear & Company, 1988, 2001) and A Practical Guide to Vibrational Medicine: Energy Healing and Spiritual Transformation (Quill/Harper Collins, 2000).

Books: Vibrational Medicine; New Choices for Healing Ourselves

Melanie J. Grimes, R.S., Hom (NA), CCH

Melanie J. Grimes. R.S. Hom (NA), CCH, is the editor of The American Homeopath and lectures internationally. She has written hundreds of articles in homeopathic journals worldwide, and is the author of the naturopathic textbook, Dr. John Bastyr: Philosophy and Practice. She has conducted numerous homeopathic provings and also writes screenplays, novels and librettos.
Books: Homeopathic Proving of Tiger Shark Liver; Miracle of Sons: Celebrating the Boys in Our Lives; Dr John Bastyr; Philosophy & Practice – Including Bastyr’s Practical Homeopathic Materia Medica

Dr. Richard Grossman, L.Ac., O.M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Richard Grossman, Doctor of Oriental Medicine and shamanic sound healer. Using a variety of indigenous instruments including Tibetan singing bowls, didgeridoos, and gong, he creates a tapestry of sound that promotes deep inner healing. He is the creator of SoundJourney™, a deep inner experience of sound, healing and vibration.
Healing Points Newsletter

Steven Halpern

Steven Halpern is an internationally-acclaimed composer, recording artist, author and pioneering sound healer who has touched the lives of millions worldwide. His distinctive Inner Peace compositions for healing and inner peace are a cornerstone of any healing library. His CDs harmonize body,mind and spirit, and Steven is now celebrating his 30th anniversary.
CDs: Music for Sound Healing; Chakra Suite; Accelerating Self Healing
Many more: see website

Sylvia Haskvitz, M.A., R.D.

Sylvia Haskvitz, registered dietitian and certified Nonviolent (Compassionate) Communication (NVC) trainer, shares her work in several venues. Sylvia has hosted a radio show, Call in a Conflict, a television show, People Skills and contributed to the book, Healing our Planet, Healing Ourselves. She recently wrote, Eat by Choice, Not by Habit.

Book: Eat By Choice, Not By Habit

Joan Heartfield, Ph.D.

Joan Heartfield, Ph.D., co-director of DIVINE FEMININE™, has been teaching with Caroline Muir since 1994. A counselor and guide for over 25 years, Joan brings a loving heart and profound wit to the consciousness of her work. Her transmission around relationship inspires and awakens others to what is possible.

Paul Horn

Paul Horn began as a straight ahead jazz flutist. He has recorded with Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, Frank Sinatra, Joni Mitchell and Ravi Shankar. In the late 60s he studied with the Maharishi in India alongside The Beatles. His seminal 1969 album, Inside the Taj Mahal, featured space as an equal partner to the musician and launched a whole new genre of music.
CDs: Inside the Taj Mahal I & II; Inside the Great Pyramid; Inside Monument Valley (With R.Carlos Nakai); 2000 Tibet - Journey to the Roof of the World, and many, many more. See website for complete discography.

Diamond and River Jameson

Founders of the Total Integration Institute, with 30 years of global experience as Expansion Guides, Visionaries, Integral Shamans and Wholistic Educators. They are a dynamic and alive couple who have traveled the world studying and integrating what works, letting go of what doesn’t and sharing what they know with others.

Diamond and River also lead Men’s and Women’s Circles and guide Shamanic Earth Medicine Journeys into power sites around the world.

Lewis Mehl-Madrona, M.D., Ph.D.

Lewis Mehl-Madrona, M.D., Ph.D., is the author of Coyote Medicine, Coyote Healing, and Coyote Wisdom. His work has been to unravel and discover how indigenous healers work and how dramatic cures unfold. He is interested in spiritual transformation and its role in health and disease. He is board certified in family medicine with added qualifications in geriatrics and also in psychiatry. He is of Cherokee and Lakota heritage.
Books: Coyote Medicine; Lessons From Native American Healing; Mind & Matter: Healing Approaches to Chronic Disease
See website for more

Richard Moss

Richard Moss is an international author, teacher and visionary thinker in the lineage of the great wisdom traditions. For over 27 years his holistic conferences have transformed people’s lives throughout the world and his seminal books on healing and the importance of living consciously continue to inspire and move us.
Books: The I That is We; The Black Butterfly; The Second Miracle; Words That Shine Both Ways

Caroline Muir

Caroline Muir is the founder and president of Divine Feminine™, a Modern Mystery School. For more than two decades, Caroline has been teaching the popular seminars: Tantra, The Art Of Conscious Loving™ with it’s founder, Charles Muir. Caroline co-authored/co-produced the book, Tantra, The Art of Conscious Loving and the DVD, Secrets of Female Sexual Ecstasy.
Book: Tantra: The Art of Conscious Loving

Dr. Rubin Naiman, Ph.D.

Dr. Rubin Naiman is Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine and the sleep specialist at the University of Arizona’s Program in Integrative Medicine. He lectures nationally on sleep and dreams and also maintains a private practice. Dr. Naiman is author of Healing Night (Winter 2005) and The Sleep Advisor (Summer 2005), software designed to evaluate and manage sleep problems.
Publications: Healing Night: The Science and Spirit of Sleeping, Dreaming, and Awakening
The Sleep Advisor: Professional Help for Insomnia and Other Sleep Problems (Software).

Wayne Perry

Internationally recognized as a leading authority on sound therapy, Wayne Perry is the author of Overtoning: The Complete Guide to Healing with the Human Voice, and is the founder/director of the Sound Therapy Center of Los Angeles. Wayne also produces and hosts Heart Touch, his own leading edge local cable television program dedicated to exploring the natural power of vibrational healing.
Book: Overtoning: The Complete Guide to Healing with the Human Voice
Remember the Future
See website for many more recordings

“Beauty” Henry Peterson

Beauty has been a student and a teacher of Native American and eastern Indian methods of self discovery and empowerment for over 30 years. He has helped create healing circles and promoted spiritual awareness in individuals and groups in the US., Central America, France, Switzerland, Belgium, Canada and Mexico. He shares his healing gift not only through seminars, workshops and individual sessions, but also in his daily living through the power of his compassion and inner beauty. He is currently co-founding White Hawk, an ecovillage located just south of Ithaca, NY.

Dr. Joseph E. Pizzorno, Jr., N.D.

Naturopathic physician (N.D.), member White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy. One of the world’s leading authorities on science-based natural medicine. Founding president of Bastyr University. Editor of Integrative Medicine: A Clinicians Journal, author of Total Wellness and co-author of the internationally acclaimed Textbook of Natural Medicine, best-selling Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine (1,000,000 copies in six languages), Natural Medicine For the Prevention and Treatment of Cancer and soon to be released Encyclopedia of Healing Foods.
Books: Total Wellness; Textbook of Natural Medicine; Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine

Chief Sonne Reyna

Chief Sonne Reyna, Yaqui-Carrizo-Coahuilteka Nations, North America. Eagle Clan Ceremonial Chief, Sun Dance Society Peace Chief, Vietnam Veteran, Graduate University of Texas, Shaman/advisor to tribal councils and corporations. A writer, artist and singer, he is collaborating with world musicians, dancers and film makers to awaken the magic in the heart of humankind.
CDs: Healing Songs; Joyous Healing Songs – Summer of Hope for the Children

Julia Ross, M.A., M.F.T.

Julia Ross, a pioneer in nutritional psychology, is Executive Director of the Recovery Systems Clinic in Mill Valley, California where she and her staff treat mood and overeating problems with nutrient therapy and biochemical rebalancing. She is author of the best-selling The Diet Cure and newly released The Mood Cure, and finalist for the Books for a Better Life Award.

Jennifer P. Schneider, M.D., Ph.D.

Jennifer P. Schneider M.D., Ph.D. lives in Tucson, Arizona, where she practices chronic pain management and addiction medicine. She is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Society of Addiction Medicine, and the American Academy of Pain Management. Dr. Schneider is the author of the book Living with Chronic Pain (2004).
Book: Living With Chronic Pain

C. Norman Shealy, M.D., Ph.D.

Neurosurgeon and creator of Dorsal Column Stimulation, Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation, and the Shealy RelaxMate II, Founding President of the American Holistic Medical Association; President of Holos University Graduate Seminary; author of over 300 publications and 22 books, including Life Beyond 100 – Secret Of The Fountain Of Youth.
Books: 90 Days to Stress Free Living; Sacred Healing
Please refer to website for many more…

Shari Silvey

Shari journeys and backpacks into remote wilderness areas to communicate with unseen dimensions, nature and wildlife. She has developed a practical working knowledge of how to use these messages for manifestation and inspiration for her paintings, story telling, energy deck and writings. She facilitates this powerful process of expanding creativity and consciousness in her workshops.

Cherie Sohnen-Moe

Cherie Sohnen-Moe is an author, business coach, international workshop leader, and successful business owner since 1978. Before shifting her focus to education and coaching, she was in private practice for many years as a massage practitioner and holistic health educator. She is the author of the book, Business Mastery and in 2003 co-authored a ground-breaking book titled The Ethics of Touch.
Publications: Massage Therapy Journal (AMTA)
Massage Magazine

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Marilyn & Tohmas Twintreess

By constantly, joyously Listening to the Spirits in everything, especially focusing on Earth and Nature, we have co-created many books; our business AhhhMuse; a non-profit Elementals of Life; and an Elemental, Freedom based sacred geometry construction business Living Spaces, that respectfully share world-wide, the unique Vibrational tools/services from our Spirits.
Books: Stones Alive; House as Teacher; Building the Future, Now, Creating Sacred Space in the New Millenium