Creative and wellness writing teacher serving all of New England and beyond.  Dynamic in-person and virtual writing workshops, healthcare and wellness residencies; keynotes and employee wellness presentations. Serving healthcare, social services, hospitals, universities, schools, public libraries, community groups.  Author of five published books and multiple personal essays. Trained teacher (B.Ed., NUI) and master's in English; training in narrative medicine.  Engaging public speaker and keynote presenter on expressive writing, writing and wellness, publishing, personal essays and writing for clinical self-care. MFA faculty on narrative medicine. Keynote speaker. Background and 20 years' experience in healthcare. Presented at three national conferences.  Former workshops for The North Shore Cancer Resource; Pioneer Valley Writers Workshop; The International Women's Writing Guild (over 100 participants); Facing History and Ourselves (Boston and Toronto); Ferry Beach Conference and Retreat Center; Hope Floats Wellness Center, the Youth at Risk Conference (Salem State University) and the Wellesley Public Library.