Lisa C. Anselme RN, BLS, HN-BC, CHTP/I
Lisa Anselme has been a Registered Nurse for 42 years and a passionate, dedicated advocate, practitioner and visionary for holistic and integrative health, and biomedical ethics. A long time consultant to health care facilities in integrative health, she is Executive Director for Healing Beyond Borders.
Lisa holds a Bachelors degree in Liberal Studies from the University of Iowa and pursued graduate coursework in Biomedical Ethics. She has co-taught biomedical ethics to University of Iowa medical students under the tutelage of bioethicist Dr. Robert Wier and served on panels for ethical decision making at the University of Iowa and on the Ethics Committee for Healing Touch International/Healing Beyond Borders.
Lisa held certification as a Clinical Transplant Coordinator, is a Certified Healing Touch Practitioner and Instructor through Healing Beyond Borders, a Certified Holistic Nurse AHNCC, and a Usui Reiki practitioner and teacher, and Jin Ki Do practitioner. Lisa teaches Course 1-5 of the HTI Healing Touch Certificate Program within the USA and internationally. As a former nurse clinician specialist at the largest teaching/research hospital within the USA, she has expertise in the clinical areas of pediatrics, nephrology, transplantation, and biomedical ethics. She was part of the University of Iowa team that examined the effects of dietary protein restriction and strict blood pressure control on the decline in glomerular fi ltration rate (GFR) in the randomized controlled clinical trial Modifi cation of Diet in Renal Disease and co-investigator in the North American Pediatric Renal Trials and Collaborative Studies.
Lisa has published in professional health care journals and presented widely to both professional and lay audiences. She is editor of Healing Beyond Borders’ quarterly publication Perspectives in Healing, co-author and co-editor of Healing Touch: Enhancing Life through Energy Therapy (2014), and co-author of the text, Foundations and Practice of Healing Touch (2017), Past President and co-founder of LifeSpark Cancer Resources and Energy Partners program, (Denver) and an instructor in the Holistic Health Program at Red Rocks College, Denver, CO. Lisa maintains a private practice in Holistic Nursing and Energy Therapies in Lakewood, CO.