In 2020 I became a Reiki Master after 4 years of training at the Philadelphia School of Reiki. Additionally I have completed Reiki I & II from the International Center for Reiki Training. In 2020 I graduated with a 4.0 from the Lourdes Institute for Wholistic Studies (LIWS) , the area’s only hospital based massage therapy program. I was accepted into the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s massage therapy internship program in 2021. In 2023 I will be a certified pediatric massage therapist (CPMT), as well as an Autism touch therapist. In 2020 I was one of eight national Massage Envy Successful Hands Grant award winners. I received my bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh in journalism and worked for years as a photojournalist.