My current approach is to offer 1-2 consultation meetings on Zoom and then offer my best professional advice based on 45 years of clinical practice. We will work together to soften your suffering, anguish, and/or heartbreak. My clients pay by Etransfer at the end of each session. Click here for more information.

Speaking/Lectures 2024

March 13: What is the Most Compelling Spiritual Clinical Practice Skill: Curious Compassion. Lecture for 9th International Conference on Spirituality and Psychology, Bangkok, Thailand.

April 10: Consultation for Family Systems Care Unit. Invited by Zurich University of Applied Science (ZHAW) Winterthur, Switzerland.

April 15: Wellspring Cancer Support Foundation. Invited lecture by Alberta chapter, Canada.

April 16 & 23: Illness Beliefs: The Invisible Heart of Healing. Invited online lectures for Family Focused Course, Department of Nursing, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden.

May 1: Curious Compassion: The Healing Art of Suffering& Spirituality. Invited one day workshop by Canadian Association for Parish Nursing Ministry; InterChurch Health Ministries-Saskatchewan; and Parish Nursing Professional Practice Group-SK, Saskatoon, Canada.

September 10-12: Externship Workshop Advanced Family Systems Care.
Invited 3 day Externship by Institute of Nursing, Zurich University of Applied Science, Winterthur, Switzerland.

September 13: Consultation for Family Systems Care Unit. Invited by Zurich University of Applied Science (ZHAW) Winterthur, Switzerland.

October 19, 2024: “Spirituality, “Illness Suffering,” and Curious Compassion: What’s the Connection?” Invited virtual Keynote Address for
Faith Community Nurses International, Mankato, Minnesota, USA.

News & Events

July 10, 2022Order of Canada – Heartfelt thanks to all the many colleagues/family/friends for their congratulations and kind words on the great honour of receiving this award!

New Book 

Illness Beliefs:  The heart of healing in families and individuals (2021).  Dr Janice Bell and I are excited to announce the 3rd edition of our book that features our Illness Beliefs Model. The 3rd revised edition of our book provides updates and refinements of our Illness Beliefs Model and more conciseness of our worldviews.

A kindle and print version of our book is now available on Amazon: click here

100 Country Quest

I have now visited 84 countries. My goal is to visit 100 countries to learn more about families and illness suffering and illness beliefs and offer that knowledge to my health professional colleagues … read more