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Gina Orlando MA, CH


Gina Orlando, MA, CH has a passion for health in body, mind, emotions and spirit and has worked for 37 years as an educator, consultant, writer, coach and practitioner in the holistic health, integrative healthcare, natural foods and disease prevention fields, helping people of all ages to make positive changes in their lives, health and “wellth.” With a strong Biology background she earned her Master of Arts degree from DePaul University in the School for New Learning in 1998 as an educator and consultant in holistic health promotion and complementary medical approaches to health and disease prevention.  Her Master’s thesis dealt with the power of prayer and positive intention in healing as well as disease prevention. Having found that positive change can be more easily facilitated by accessing the fascinating science of the mind-body connection and subconscious mind she was certified as a hypnotherapist in 2000.  She is trained in self-hypnosis, relaxation techniques, guided imagery, Emotional Freedom Techniques and other mind-body-energy techniques.  Fascinated with energy medicine, which is the science of biophysics, she is trained and certified in various modalities.  Feel free to explore those on her site, She is intrigued with the role of spirituality in health and wellness and is delighted that science and spirit are coming together again as part of the wellness whole health paradigm at this time in our culture and world. ​