Faculty Category: Mind-Body-Medicine

Sheila Bauer, M.Ed.

Sheila Bauer is a licensed Parent and Family Educator for the Schools of Eastern Carver County in Minnesota. She holds a Master of Education degree and has facilitated groups for over 20 years in various educational and professional settings. Sheila also serves as a Regional Faculty Supervisor with the University of Minnesota for students seeking …

Donna La Chapelle

Donna La Chapelle is an Ojibwe-Dakota woman. She is an enrolled member of the White Earth Nation.

Gina DeSiena, DDS, CHHC

Gina DeSiena DDS, CHHC originally a native New Yorker has made her home in Connecticut for the past 25 + years. After practicing dentistry for 22 years she “retired” due to a neck injury and began seeking other ways to improve the lives of her patients. To that end she became a Certified Holistic Health Coach which brought her to a “Food as Medicine” training at CMBM where she was first introduced to Mind Body Medicine. It has been a life changing experience on both a personal and professional level in the discovery of this work.

CMBM Faculty Member Jenn Phelps, MD

Jennifer Phelps, MD

Jennifer Phelps M.D. has spent her 25 year career combining western based medicine with integrative and functional medicine to treat patients in a truly comprehensive manner. This approach allows for healing of emotional and traumatic events that underlie and affect our biologic and physical wellbeing.

CMBM Faculty Member Stephen Sagar, MD

Stephen Sagar, BSc, MB, BS

Dr. Stephen Sagar is a Full Professor of Oncology and Medicine at McMaster University, Canada. He is a radiation oncologist at the Juravinski Cancer Centre. His research and education interests include models of health care, Integrative Oncology, psycho-education and patient-centred care. He is Past President of the Society for Integrative Oncology.

CMBM faculty member Peter Powers

Patrick Powers

Patrick has used his certification not only in his practice but to teach and lead groups at his work place, which hires over 200 employees and also has returned to the reservation to help with ongoing training’s on the Pine Ridge affecting up to a thousand or more Pine Ridge relatives and members.

CMBM Faculty Member, Father Robert Lyons

Father Robert Lyons, M.Div., BCC, CPES

Father Robert Lyons, M.Div., BCC serves as Manager of the Eskenazi Health Center for Spiritual Care & Education in Indianapolis, Indiana, where he has been on staff since 2000. He splits his time between departmental leadership, direct patient care, and supervision of the hospital’s Clinical Pastoral Education program (into which he has integrated Mind-Body Medicine education).

Linda Delmont Métayer, MA, MPH, Country Director, Haiti

Linda D. Metayer, MA, MPH

Linda D. Metayer is a clinical psychologist and the local director of CMBM in Haiti. She holds a Master’s degree in Health Sciences Administration (MCS). She is a psychotherapist using Mind-Body approach, EMDR and TCC and is a psychology teacher at Haiti’s State University of Haiti and University of Notre Dame in Port-au-Prince. She is …

Thomas Jackson, CMBM faculty

Thomas Jackson, LCSW

Thomas Jackson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in private practice in Middlebury, Vermont.

CMBM Faculty Linda Eagle Speaker

Linda EagleSpeaker