Carol Geisler

Associate Professor

651-690-7789

ccgeisler@stkate.edu

Ph.D., Counseling and School Psychology
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, 1995

Master of Arts, Guidance and Counseling
Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan, 1987

Bachelor of Arts, Nursing, French Literature
College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1985

St. Catherine University, St. Antonine O’Brien Faculty Travel Award, Oct 2018, $5,000. Curriculum Development money for a Global Search for Justice Course about the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondolet.

St. Catherine University, Assistantship Mentoring Program (AMP), Jan – May 2018, $1800. Research Assistant. Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis of Herbal Interventions for Diabetes.

St. Catherine University, Assistantship Mentoring Program (AMP), Sept – Dec 2017, $1800. Research Assistant. Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Knowledge, Belief, Referral and Use of Complementary/Alternative Therapies.

St. Catherine University, Assistantship Mentoring Program (AMP), Sept – Dec 2017, $1800. Teaching Assistant. Plants, Culture and Healing.

St. Catherine University, Assistantship Mentoring Program (AMP), Feb – May 2017, $2025. Knowledge, Use, Referral, and Beliefs of Complementary/Integrative Therapies (C/IT) Among MN Physician Assistants.APDC Faculty Research and Scholarly Activities (2015).

APDC (formerly ACDC) Faculty Research and Scholarly Activities Grant (2013).

ACDC Faculty Research and Scholarly Activities Grant (2012).

ACDC Faculty Research and Scholarly Activities Grant (2012).

Study Abroad Course Award (2009).

Curriculum Development Grant (2009).

Henrietta Schmoll School of Health (2008).

Curriculum Development Grant (2006).

Curriculum Development Grant (2004).

Marinelli, J., Geisler, C., Anderson Sathe, L., & Dahlem, J. (2016). The mandorla: A symbol for exploring intersections in transformative learning. Paper published in conference proceedings of the XII International Transformative Learning Conference: Engaging at the Intersections. Tacoma, WA.

Anderson Sathe, L., & Geisler, C. (2015). The reverberations of a graduate study abroad course in India: Transformational journeys. The Journal of Transformative Education, 15(1), 16-36. doi: 10.1177/1541344615604230

Geisler, C. & Cheung. (2015). Complementary/Alternative therapies in older women with arthritis: Information sources and factors influencing dialogue with
health care providers. Geriatric Nursing, 36(1), 15-20. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gerinurse.2014.08.013

Geisler, C., Cheung, C., Steinhagen, S.J., Neubeck, P., & Brueggeman, A. (2015). Nurse practitioner knowledge, use, and referral of complementary/alternative therapies.
Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 27(7), 380-388. doi: 10.1002/2327-6924.12190

Geisler, C. & Cheung, C. (2014). "Complementary/alternative therapies use in older women with arthritis: Information sources and factors influencing dialog with health care providers." Geriatric Nursing.

Geisler, C., Cheung, C., Steinhagen Johnson, S., Neubeck, P. & Breuggeman, A. (2014). "Nurse Practitioner Knowledge, Use, and Referral of Complementary/Alternative Therapies." Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Geisler, C., Cheung, C., Steinhagen Johnson, S., Neubeck, P. & Brueggeman, A. (2014). "Nurse Practitioner Knowledge, Use, and Referral of Complementary/Alternative Therapies." Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Cheung, C., Geisler, C. & Sunneberg, J. (2013). "Complementary/Alternative Therapies use for arthritis by older women of urban-rural settings." Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Anderson Sathe, L. & Geisler, C. "The Reverberations of a Graduate Study Abroad Course in India: Transformational Journeys." The Journal of Transformative Education.

Hoffman, M., Phillips, E., Noumair, D., Shullman, S., Geisler, C., Gray, J. ... & Ziegler, D. (2006). "Toward a Feminist and Multicultural Model of Consultation and Advocacy." Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development.

*Geisler, C. (2018). Creating resting rhythms and rituals to connect ourselves with nature's energy: Bringing vitality to our work. Presentation at the 22nd Annual Energy Healing Conference and Instructors Meeting, Plymouth, MN.

*Geisler, C., Earl, S., Hanssens, M.B. (2018). Systematic reviews of herbs used to treat Type 2 Diabetes: What does the scientific literature say? Workshop presented at the Midwest Women’s Herbal Conference, Almond, WI.

*Geisler, C. & Earl, S. (2018). Difficulties of evidence-based herbal research: Philosophical differences between empirical research and the wisdom of plant medicine. Workshop presented at the Midwest Women’s Herbal Conference, Almond, WI.

*Earl, S., & Geisler, C. (2018). Plants, culture, and healing. Workshop presented at the Midwest Women’s Herbal Conference, Almond, WI.

*Bidinger, H., Geisler, C., Earl, S., & Breuggeman, A., (2018). Physician assistant knowledge, use, and recommendations of complementary/integrative therapies: A Minnesota perspective. Presentation at the Minnesota Association of Physician Assistants, Minneapolis, MN.

*Marinelli, J., & Geisler, C. (2018). Mandorla painting: A reflective teaching/learning tool for polarized times. Workshop presented at St. Catherine University Teaching/Learning Network, St. Paul, MN.

*Alexdaner, S., Mackin, K., Geisler, C., & Stauffer, J. (2018). Communication through a cultural lens. Workshop presented at St. Catherine University Teaching/Learning Network, St. Paul, MN.

Marinelli, J., & Geisler, C. (2017). Mandorla painting: A reflective process for polarized times. Workshop presented at Fall Soul Conference, Windows in Our Walls: Seeing with New Eyes, St. Paul, MN.

*Marinelli, J., & Geisler, C. (2017). Mandorla painting. Birthing possibilities in challenging times. Poster presentation at 9th Annual Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education Conference, Scotts Valley, CA.

*Earl, S., Geisler, C., Breuggemann, A., Bidinger, H., & Cheung, C. (2017). Let’s talk about complementary/integrative therapies: Physician assistant perspectives on clinical dialogue. Poster presentation at the International Conference on Communication and Healthcare, Baltimore, MD.

*Geisler, C. (2017). Celebrate your inner light: Energy healing for self-care. Presented at the American Holistic Nurses Association Regional Conference, Rochester, MN.

*Geisler, C., Dahlem, J., & Marinelli, J. (2017). Circle process in transformative education. Presented at St. Catherine University Opening Faculty/Staff Workshop, St. Paul, MN.

*Geisler, C., Dahlem, J., & Marinelli, J. (2017). Circle process in interprofessional education and practice. Posted presented at Interprofessional Education Summit: High Performance Innovation Teams – An Interprofessoinal Approach to Health, St. Paul, MN.

*Marinelli, J., Geisler, C., Dahlem, J., & Anderson Sathe, L. (2016). The mandorla: A symbol for exploring intersections in transformative learning. Workshop presented at XII International Transformative Learning Conference, Portland, OR.

*Geisler, C., Dahlem, J., Johnson, M., & Meighan, B. (2016). Together we serve: Nudging health care innovation, interventions, and education. Workshop presented at the American Holistic Nurses Association, Bonita Springs, FL.

*Dahlem, J., & Geisler, C. (2016). Deconstructing whiteness: One path to increasing interconnectedness, understanding and healing within holistic health care innovation, interventions and education. Workshop presented at the American Holistic Nurses Association, Bonita Springs, FL.

Geisler, C. & Graham, M.A. (2016). The-ologies in research: Underlying epistemologies, ontologies, and axiologies. Workshop presented at St. Catherine University Graduate School, St. Paul, MN

Meighan, B., Johnson, M., Dahlem, J., & Geisler, C. (2016). Together we serve: Nudging health care innovation, interventions, and education. Workshop presented at St. Joseph Hospital, St. Paul, MN.

Geisler, C. & Meighan, B. (2015). "Chakras and research: Bringing light to the intersection of research paradigms, the research process, and chakras." American Holistic Nurses Association

Geisler, C. & Meighan, B. (2015). "Chakras and research: Bringing light to the intersection of research paradigms, the research process, and chakras." Workshop at St. Joseph Hospital, St. Paul, MN

Cheung, C., Geisler, C., Alvina, B. & Steinhagen Johnson, S. (2015). "Gerontological Nurse Practitioners’ Barriers to Complementary and Alternative Medicine Communication with Patients." University of Minnesota Nursing Research Day

Cheung, C., Geisler, C., Brueggemann, A. & Stasia, S. (2015). "Gerontological Nurse Practitioners’ Barriers to Complementary and Alternative Medicine Communication with Patients." Midwest Nursing Research Society

Brueggemann, A., Cheung, C., Geisler, C. & Steinhagen Johnson, S. (2014). "Gerontological Nurse Practitioners’ Perception of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Communication." 11th Annual Women’s Health Research Conference

Geisler, C. (2014). "Herbal Scientific Research: What is it and how might it be useful to me?" Midwest Women's Herbal Conference

Geisler, C. & Anderson Sathe, L. (2014). "Spiraling into A Phenomenological Study of Transformational Journeys in India." International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry

Cheung, C., Geisler, C., Brueggeman, A. & Steinhagen Johnson, S. (2014). "Geriatric Nurse Practitioners’ Knowledge, Use and Referral of Complementary/Alternative Therapies in the U.S." University of Minnesota Nursing Research Day

Cheung, C., Geisler, C., Brueggeman, A. & Steinhagen Johnson, S. (2014). "Geriatric Nurse Practitioners’ Knowledge, Use and Referral of Complementary/Alternative Therapies in the U.S." St. Catherine University Career in Aging Weeks

Geisler, C. & Cheung, C. (2014). "Use of Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Self-Care: Perspectives of Elderly Patients with Arthritis and Nurse Practitioners." Mayo Nursing Research Conference: Improving Health Through Self-Management

Geisler, C. (2014). "Holistic Research: A Source of Transformation." Minnesota Holistic Nurses Association

Cheung, C. & Geisler, C. (2013). "Geriatric Nurse Practitioners’ Knowledge, Use and Referral of Complementary/Alternative Therapies in the U.S." Gerontological Society of America

Anderson Sathe, L., Dahlem, J., Geisler, C. & Marinelli, J. (2013). "Transforming healthcare through narrative and dialogue: A Holistic Perspective." St. Catherine University Scholar's Circle

Anderson Sathe, L., Marinelli, J., Dahlem, J. & Geisler, C. (2012). "Transformational Learning for Health and Healing: A Holistic Perspective." 10th International Conference on Transformative Learning

Anderson Sathe, L. & Geisler, C. (2012). "Holistic Approaches to Better Sleep." Assisted Living and Home Care Conference

Marinelli, J., Anderson Sathe, L., Dahlem, J. & Geisler, C. (2012). "Creating Healing Community and Connection through Transformational Learning." Facilitating Holistic Healing: Communicating and Connecting

Geisler, C., Cheung, C., Steinhagen , S. & Neubeck, P. (2012). "Attitudes, Beliefs, Knowledge and Use of Complementary/Alternative Therapies among Minnesota Nurse Practitioners." Mayo Holistic Wellness Conference: Engaging Body, Mind, & Spirit

Graham, M., Anderson Sathe, L. & Geisler, C. (2012). "Arts Informed Research Pedagogy." International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry

Anderson Sathe, L. & Geisler, C. (2012). "Making Meaning of Health and Healing in India." International Conference of Qualitative Inquiry

Geisler, C., Cheung, C., Neubeck, P. & Steinhagen, S. (2012). "Clinical Implications of Attitudes, Beliefs, Knowledge, and Use of C/AT among Nurse Practitioners." Midwest Nursing Research Society

Meyer, A., Cheung, C., Chase, C. & Geisler, C. (2012). "Perceived Benefits of Art-Based Interventions and Nursing Implications: A Systematic Review." Midwest Nursing Research Society

Corjena, C. & Geisler, C. (2011). "The Use of Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Community Dwelling Older Women with Arthritis." Gerontological Society of America, 64th Annual Scientific Meeting

Anderson Isaacson, H. & Geisler, C. (2011). "Foundations of Effective Partnerships at a Catholic Liberal Arts Institution." ACUHO-I (Association of Colleges and University Housing Officers – International) - Living Learning Programs Conference

Cheung, C. & Geisler, C. (2011). "Use of Complementary Therapies in Older Women with Arthritis: Implications for Nursing." University of Minnesota Nursing Research Day

Cheung, C. & Geisler, C. (2011). "The Use of Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Community Dwelling Older Women with Arthritis." Midwest Nursing Research Society

Monschau, L. & Geisler, C. (2011). "Walking the Walk: Intentionally Cultivating Our Own Self-Care as a Higher Education Professionals P." Big Ten College Counseling Centers Conference

Cheung, C., Geisler, C. & Sunneberg, J. (2010). "Use of Complementary/Integrative Therapies in Community Dwelling Older Women with Arthritis." Minnesota Gerontological Society

Geisler, C., Cheung, C. & Sunneberg, J. (2010). "Elderly Women with Arthritis: Use of Complementary/Integrative Therapies." Mayo Clinic 27th Annual Minnesota Geriatric Care Conference

Geisler, C. & Monschau, L. (2010). "Energy Healing: A Tool for Self-Care." 35th Annual Conference of the Association for Women in Psychology

Geisler, C. & Monschau, L. (2010). "Caring for Ourselves: Self-Authoring our Own Well Be-ing." 35th Annual Conference of the Association for Women in Psychology

Graham, M. & Geisler, C. (2009). "Mindbodyspirit Research: An Integrative Approach." Across the Threshold, Duke University

    HOLISTIC HEALTH GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH PROJECTS ADVISED

    + Received the Abigail Quigley McCarthy Center for Women Graduate Research Award

    Kovars, A., & Shapiro, M. (2018). The impact of Healing Touch on stress levels in hospital nurses: A quasi-experimental study. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Beaulieu Banks, R., Sundeen, K., & Christopherson, K. (2018). American Indian perspectives on healing from historical trauma: An indigenous inquiry. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Almaden, E. (2017). The lived experience of practicing daily prayer on human health: A phenomenological study. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Asplin, K., Augustin, O., Burckhard, J., & Jacobson, K. (2017). The effects of mandala coloring on reducing stress in corporate employees: A quasi-experimental pilot study. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Earl, S. A., & Heinitz, E. (2017). Urban adolescent women and urban nature: A phenomenological inquiry of the human-nature relationship. Master’s Thesis, St.
    Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Hanson, K.B., Lukas, D., Merchlewitz, C., Rice, J., Robicheau, G., & Ulvestad, W. (2017). The effect of coloring on perceived stress levels of hospital nurses: A quasi-experimental pilot study. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Sayner, J., Benson, E., McKinley, M., & Anderson, N. (2017). Complementary and integrative therapies for the management of insomnia in chronic disease: An applied research project. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    St. John, S., Powers, K., & Kerlin, A. (2017). Infant gut microbiome critical window of development: A survey of prenatal practitioners. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine
    University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Strobel, C. R., Burton, Z. L., Katzmarek, A. J., & Gafford, G. M. (2017). The lived experience of adults using a meditation app: A phenomenological study. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Baker Speedling, B. (2016). Celebrating Sabbath: An organic inquiry of the transformative power of a sanctuary in time. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Collins Lillquist, J., Machmeier, A., Mulvihill, E. (2016). Bringing the pieces back together: An organic inquiry into women’s spiritual transformation through depression. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Christiansen, M. (2016). Health benefits of ume: A systematic literature review. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Czerniak, C., & Berkner, J. (2016). Exploring the relationship between developing intuition and intuitive decision-making: A quasi-experimental research design. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Frey, L., & Ratliff, J. (2016). Integrative nurse coaches’ personal and professional experiences: A phenomenological study. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Long, M., & Richardson, L. (2016). Herbal medicine and intention in midwestern herbalism: A phenomenological inquiry. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University,
    Minneapolis, MN.

    Michaels, I. (2016). Unplugging: Perceived health benefits from regular, weekly digital detox in the context of the Jewish Shabbat. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Pommerenke, C., & Poupore, J. (2016). Older adults and the availability of complementary and alternative medicine in assisted living facilities: A critical examination. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Schauer, R., Koch, K., Lemieux, L., & Willey, K. (2016). Nature and the human spirit: A phenomenological study on how nature impacts human spirit. Master’s Thesis, St.
    Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Borash, J., Kleinberg, M., & Larson, M. (2015). Mindfulness-based stress reduction practitioners and their practice. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis,
    MN.

    Briles, K., Mellang, P., & Ness, A. (2015). Perceptions of spirituality with the yoga culture of the Midwest: Getting back to tradition. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Collins, J. & Sampers, C. (2015). The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) by Christian religious professionals. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Heath, A., Mashuga, H., & Aarons, A. (2015). The effect of conscious breathing and emotion and energy flow. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Johnson, D. (2015). Undergraduate students’ knowledge, use, and interest in learning about complementary and alternative therapies. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine
    University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Magers, B., & Stevens. L.A. (2015). The effects of short-term storytelling on resilience in older people. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Angell, K., Gilchrist, S., Hermann, M., Peterson, L., & Shepard, K. (2013). An Organic Inquiry into the Manifestation of Spiritual Transformation. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Brady, C., Crane, A., & Ramier, M. (2013). Using arts-informed research to increase awareness of electromagnetic fields. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University,
    Minneapolis, MN.

    Johnson Steinhagen, S., Doughty Marquesen, A., & Meighan, B. Creating a nutrition education model for youth athletics using participatory action research. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    +Kangas, M., & Beranek, A. (2013). Extended breastfeeeding: A pilot study of maternal stress protective benefits. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Polacek, P., & Jazdzewski, K. (2013). Increasing awareness of health/wellness coaching using arts-informed research. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Thao, E., & Christian, C. (2013). An organic exploration of conscious breathing and spiritual awareness. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Bronson, K., Seabloom, L, & Rice, R. (2012). The real you: A holistic program for the development of self-awareness and self-esteem in female adolescents. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Cincotta, M., Jensen, K., & Meyer, E. (2012). Food for thought: The glycemic index and the USDA school breakfast programs. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Egart, E., Kelley, S., Pohlad, A., & Vilendrer, K. (2012). The lived experiences of a holistic detoxification cleanse. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Gazca, M. (2012). Rebooting development with a rhythmic motor intervention for children. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Gibbs, A., Madill, M., Sonneburg, K., Tritz, S. (2012). The journey within: An organic inquiry into the lived experience of creating mandalas. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Lillis, M., & Sigurdson, M. (2012). Exploring healing touch: A self-care tool for employees and stress management. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Erickson Gabbey, A, A. (2011). The nature of health and nature: The lived experience of engaging in natural environments. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Hagel, J., & Martinez, K. (2011). The sacred power of the drum: Healing, connection and transcendence. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Haugen, P.D., (2011). Home sick home: A review of common human health risks precipitated by the contemporary built environment. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine
    University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Johnson, K.J., (2011). People at the center of community: A creative self-study connecting environmental health studies to the human experience. St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Koehler, T., & Marquardt, A.S., (2011). Food and presence: The connection of eating habits and being present. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Lager, J. (2011). Multiple cultural worldviews of health & healing: Transcendental values. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Graham, C., Jasper, K., & LaChappelle, C. (2011). Phytonutrients and health: Developing and pilot testing a survey to describe consumer awareness. Master’s Thesis, St.
    Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Richards, M. & Steele, P. (2011). Energetic effects of Reiki and words on plant growth. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Sienko Ott, J. (2011). The crone archetype: Women honor their authentic self by resonating with crone Images. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Vogt, C. I., & Hanson, T. (2011). The healing journey: Lived experiences of using a holistic model. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Becker, K. (2010). Moving through perfectionism and maladaptive behaviors with a healing mantra movement meditation. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Bemont, A., Lewis, K., & Merritt, K. Discovering one’s true self: The empowering, creative journey of adult children of alcoholics. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University,
    Minneapolis, MN.

    Berg, M., Fourre, C., & Pixley, L. (2010). Emerging wellness in higher education: Integrating therapeutic touch at St. Catherine University. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Dillon, K., Parrish, K. (2010). Anguish, joy and rootedness: Expressing the emotions of neonatal ICU parents. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Hoene, J., McManimon, K., Morgan, C.F., Richards, D. (2010). Life transformation through the practice of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Maher, K., & Minick, G. (2010). The relationship between transformation & complementary and alternative medicine during a health crisis: Two case studies. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Moore, K., & Spanier, S. (2010). Patient experiences of the optimal healing environment. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Rech, N., Riddersen Williams, C., Schmitz, J. (2010). The effectiveness of Reiki on the lived experience of women during the climacteric transition. Master’s Thesis, St.
    Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Ruhter, E., & Warner, N. (2010). Nutritional and herbal therapies as treatment for chronic musculoskeletal pain. Master’s Thesis, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.

    Beron, L., Jewett, N., Olson, P., & Swanson, S. (2009). The enigma of the vital life force: Linking spirituality and healing. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    Brown-Price, J., & Nelson, E. Looking within: Complementary medicine education in nursing curriculum at the College of St. Catherine. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    Craig, M, & Waldock, C. (2009). The impact of the American diet on children. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    Jones, L. (2009). Earth-based spirituality and support for living free from addiction. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    Kunz, M., Meisel, M., & Singer, S. (2009). Complementary and alternative medicine use in autism. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    Luzier, M., Sweeney, C., & Wade, M. (2009). Consciousness and the human relationship to nature: Facilitating change through experiences of wholeness. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    Mathews, M., & Neupauer, W. (2009). Assessing the value of screening and treating hypoglycemia in people with addictions and mental health issues. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    Straight, C., Thomas, C., & Matson, A. (2009). Alter your space: Creating sacred spaces to eliminate stress and promote healing and wellbeing. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    Bender, B. & Lieske, J. (2008). Mastering the stress response: A key to recovery from addiction. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    Galvin, J. (2008). Holistic rehabilitation for traumatic brain injury survivors. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    Gomez, S., & Nelson, E. (2008). Rebirthing the authentic self: Transforming personal narratives. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    +Harder-Chapman, M., & Koegler, K. (2008). Reflection on birth expectations: Creating an integrative, experiential approach to childbirth preparation. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    Kerber, K., & Longtine, J. (2008). A holistic approach to childbirth education. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    Kiel, K., & Urmann, L. (2008). The interaction of energy fields: Why social relationships are consequential to health. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    LaBelle, P. (2008). Childhood abuse: A spiritual resource for transformative healing. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    Larkin, J. (2008). Complementary therapies and hospice. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    Meyer, C. (2008). Introducing healing touch to health care professionals. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    Morris, D. (2008). A model for presence at end of life. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    Tonry, M., & Haugen, S. (2008). Intregration of complementary and alternative medicine into conventional hospitals. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    Glass, T., M.A., Obermeyer, M. , M.A., & Palmen, E., M.A. (2007). Healing spaces: Personal perspectives on the influence of place. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    Johnson, N., M.A. (2007). Losing a baby: Stories of hope and healing. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    McMonagle, K., M.A. (2007). Inner healing: Accessing and utilizing your body’s ancient wisdom. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    Montgomery, P., M.A., & Myrick, B., M.A. (2007). Bioenergetics and pregnancy. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    Peyton, A., & Tenhoff, A. M., (2007). Depression: Integrating holistic therapies. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    Prasek, A., M.A. (2007). Surviving suicide: One family’s journey. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    Pinkerton, R., M.A., & Thompson, T., M.A. (2007). Essential oils used for wound healing. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    Broman, F. C., M.A., & Smith, D. M., M.A. (2006). The relationship between self-care and nursing burnout in the acute care setting. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    Brunsgaard, J., M.A. (2006). Do prayer and meditation facilitate personal empowerment in Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon group members? Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    Carper, K., M.A., & McMann, L., M.A. (2006). Factors influencing nutrition bar selection among natural food shoppers. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    Cristobal, M., M.A. (2006). Effects of deep meditative states on anxiety. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    Durig, A. R., M.A., & Geldernick, D., M.A. (2006). Emotional reality: Discovering the influence on quality of life. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    +Evans, J. A., M.A., Horner, S. M., M.A., & Rodquist-Kodet, A., M.A. (2006). Female voices arising: Menarche and meaning making. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    Hotop, A. M., M.A. (2006). The effects of Tai Chi on balance, blood pressure, spirituality, and quality of life in adults age 50 and older. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    Lis, V., M.A. (2006). Finding God in the blood: How thinking about God affects erythrocytes, leukocytes, and blood plasma. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    Montgomery, K., M.A. (2006). Hospitalized children’s perspectives on learned listening behaviors. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.

    Reuben-Meillier, S., M.A., & Rudenick, J., M.A. (2006). The transformational experience of learning and practicing healing touch. Master’s Thesis, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, MN.