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Heather McCutcheon left a full-service ad agency in 1998 to study massage therapy in search of a greater sense of purpose. She shunned metaphysics until the universe challenged her to open her mind with an unmistakable invitation. Her story begins with an insecure, naive girl and ends with a confident woman challenging established social institutions by combining ancient healing modalities and modern communication technologies. In her book, Connecting the Dots: from ad exec to energy practitioner, Heather takes us through her transformation step-by-step, effortlessly moving from moments of bewilderment and epiphany to cracking jokes at her own expense. Walk with ...See All


February, 2010: Reiki Master Teacher Certification

December, 2000: Graduate, Chicago School of Massage Therapy

December, 1991: BA, University of Iowa

Experience and Distinctions

Heather McCutcheon, president and founder of the Reiki Brigade, is a Reiki practitioner and instructor, licensed massage therapist, and author. She and more than 20 volunteers conduct outreach events to introduce the benefits of Reiki via presentations and one-on-one demonstrations. Since 2011 they have offered more than 5,200, ten-minute Reiki demos to Chicago police officers, homeless veterans, medical students and faculty, incarcerated individuals, survivors of domestic violence, and attendees of trade shows and corporate wellness events. Heather is approved to offer CEUs to massage therapists, LCPCs, and LCSWs for her classes and workshops. She has written a book and had ...See All

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Expert Academy on LiL
2 Completed Sessions
Last Session:
Sat Dec 12 2020 at 03:00 pm EST
Last Log-in:
Thu Dec 17 2020 at 12:05 pm EST
On Learn It Live Since:
Tuesday Sep 15, 2020
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About Heather McCutcheon
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This fascinating course lets you peek behind the curtain of energy healing, giving you a greater understanding of the laws of nature that govern this precious gift. Wisdom from Nobel-caliber scientists offers valuable insight, and the ability to confidently explain the nature of this work to others in scientifically-based terminology.