About Me

Education & Training

May 2014 - St Catherine University/University of St Thomas

     MSW - Masters in Clinical Social Work

Jan 2009 - Ritberger Institute for Esoteric Studies

     Medical Intuition Certification

May 2007 - Deb Erickson Healing

     Reiki Master & Teacher Certification

Sept 2006 - SEND Institute

     Self Development Training

April 2003 - Institute for Structural Integration

     Connective Tissue Massage Certification

May 2001 - Northern Lights School of Massage Therapy

     Massage Therapy Certification

May 1996 - College of St Benedict

     BA - Bachelor's of Art Degree in Social Work & Spanish

Professional Affiliations 

American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA)

     Professional Member since Aug 2000

     MN Chapter Treasurer & 2nd Vice-President 

          between Apr 2002 - Jun 2005

Nationally Certified by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB)

      Nationally Certified since Sept 2002


Frank, Deborah S., "The Well-Embodied Professional: Attitudes around Integrating Massage Therapy & Psychotherapy when Treating Trauma" (2013).  Master of Social Work Clinical Research Papers. Paper 177.  http://sophia.stkate.edu/msw_papers/177