In 2008, Kathleen Avegno Bonie, Ph.D. added BodyTalk Access to her impressive list of energy healing methods in which she is trained. BodyTalk Access is based on the BodyTalk System, a well-established healthcare regimen utilizing state-of-the-art energy medicine in a safe and comprehensive manner. Its power is based on increasing the levels of internal communication within the body, thereby stimulating the body's own ability to regain and maintain a healthy balance.
Advanced Training in Gestalt Psychotherapy
From 2005 through 2007 Dr. Bonie completed over 50 hours of continuing education in advanced post-graduate training in Gestalt psychotherapy techniques from the Gestalt Institute of Central Ohio. This traditional method of experiential psychotherapy is foundational in Dr. Bonie’s orientation in helping her clients attain wellness in all aspects of their lives.
of energy medicine has been integrated into Kathleen A. Bonie,
Ph.D.’s practice of Gestalt and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy.
In 2005 Dr. Bonie began her training with Dr. Kam Yuen, Founder
of The Yuen Method™, www.yuenmethod.com
. According to Dr. Yuen, this non-touch method is “an energetic
technique that combines ancient Chinese healing with a blending
of modern western knowledge including anatomy, physiology, structural
analysis, energetic technique, quantum physics, Qi and Shen Gong
Training. Dr. Kam Yuen, D.C. developed this technique after a
lifetime of study in the martial arts as well as being a structural
engineer, doctor of chiropractic and studying nutritional therapy
Dr. Bonie agrees with Dr. Yuen that “the path of health,
prosperity, integrity, success, and freedom from stress and pain
are the birthright of every human being.” As described by
Dr. Yuen, his method “directs a minute, subtle amount of
energy to make changes in the cellular, molecular, atomic, and
sub-atomic levels of the individual, pinpointing the specific
area to be treated... By finding and eliminating the root of the
problem it may be possible to release physical symptoms as well
as emotional issues, fears, phobias, and limitations.”
was explored by Kathleen A. Bonie, Ph.D. in 2005 as a powerful technique
that generates important physical, mental and emotional integration
and healing while strengthening the experience of ones spiritual nature.
According to Judith Kravitz, the Founder of Transformational Breathing,
, “the process begins by learning how to open your breath and
utilize the entire respiratory system. This results in more energy
and increased brain function that leads to more enjoyable mental and
emotional states…and enhanced feelings of clarity and lightness.”
Marg, translated “Natural Path”
"Natural Path" has become a integral part of ongoing spiritual
growth for Kathleen Bonie, Ph.D. While maintaining her traditional
faith practices, Kathleen has also embraced this raja yoga system
of spiritual development based on a heart-centered meditation. For
years Kathleen has emphasized the importance of practicing meditation,
either guided or unguided, to achieve a centered, grounded, and healthful
life. She is delighted that she has found an ashram in Beavercreek,
OH that offers training in such a beautiful and enriching spiritual
practice. You can learn more about Sahaj Marg at www.srcm.org.
Touch, Level I
Kathleen Bonie, Ph.D. completed this in August, 2000. This holistic
and complementary therapy for mind, body, and spirit is a form of
energy healing widely recognized and promoted in the nursing profession.
Kathleen adds this technique to her repertoire of holistic methods
in which she has training and experience. These include: Advanced
Pranic Healing and Pranic Psychotherapy, ChiLel Qigong, Reiki, and
Yoga of Transformation.
GUIDED IMAGERY SCRIPTS!
For years Kathleen Avegno Bonie, Ph.D.
has offered the calming and effective guided imagery script, "Preparation
for Surgery," to her clients to prepare them mentally,
emotionally, and spiritually for the often unnerving experience
of surgery. The feedback has been so overwhelmingly positive that
she now has completed a second script, "Preparation
for Chemotherapy," specifically for those individuals who
need to receive chemotherapy treatment.
Clicking on the titles above can download these four page scripts.
They can be read in less than 4 minutes and will help you find a
sense of confidence, acceptance, and serenity during the days or
weeks prior to the surgery or chemotherapy treatment. Dr. Bonie
has received numerous compliments on her gift of creating beautiful,
ideal imagery to assist in better handling these sometimes unpleasant