Healing Power Of Expressive Arts

Lisa Burnell, M.Ed., CADCII, CET, Dr. Sara Hart, N.D., LAc, LMT, and Dr. Maria Valdez ND


Work through vicarious trauma using the healing powers of expressive arts! DRAW, PAINT, DANCE, DRUM, by the spectacular lava cliffs as the ocean waves soothe our souls! Release negative energy picked up from clients. Naturopathic Doctors / Acupuncturist will do several treatments throughout retreat. Get training in expressive arts therapy, heal while it is raining or snowing elsewhere! Meet you there! Also includes several personal acupuncture/massage treatments throughout the retreat from ND Doctors.


Inner Journey Healing Arts Center focuses on integrative treatment for trauma, substance abuse, addiction, Family of Origin, grief and loss with traditional and alternative methods specifically designed to fit the individual.

About the Facilitator(s)


Lisa Burnell, M.Ed., CADCII, CET has 21 years in the addiction field and worked with trauma survivors in court and DHS systems.  She has M.Ed. from Lesley University and an Expressive Arts Therapist and a Certified Addictions Drug Counselor II in the state of Oregon.  She worked at a Women’s Intensive Outpatient Program in Spokane, WA, for 6 years, she saw many missed healing opportunities and became guided to open her own nonprofit agency February 2000. Lisa is the founder and Program Director of Inner Journey Healing Arts Center which utilizes wholistic healing approaches.

Dr. Sara Hart, ND  has been a practitioner of the healing arts for many years, guided by the dynamic state of balance observed in the natural world, the knowledge of modern technology and the wisdom of ancient traditions.                            Working for 10 years in home health and institutional settings, the limitations of pharmaceutical based therapies were apparent and a holistic approach to healing was sought. Through apprenticeships and formal study she was able to gain expertise in the field of herbal medicine, homeopathy, physical medicine,    acupuncture, nutritional and supplemental therapies.

Dr. Maria Valdez, is a Naturopathic Doctor dedicated to educating and empowering  local and global communities with the wisdom of ancient medicine philosophies integrated with the gifts of modern medical science.  As a teacher, her hope is to inspire students and healers to find and exemplify personal and professional balance. Maria has been living, learning, working, and volunteering in Tanzania, East Africa since 2011, as well as exploring and studying other cultures and healing practices around the world. Maria is an adjunct faculty member at the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon where she calls home. She teaches in the department of graduate studies at Helfgott Research Institute in nutrition, integrative medicine research, and global health and also leads study-abroad global health experience courses in Africa and Southeast Asia. Maria’s primary focus is mind/body medicine with an emphasis on nutrition, lifestyle counseling, therapeutic touch, support group therapy and behavioral changes. Maria may also use evidence based conventional or natural medicines  or refer to specialists.


To Register:

Catherine May
808 965-0468 x120

Workshop Fees

Fees include workshop, meals, accommodations, and use of Kalani's facilities including pool, hot tub and sauna.

Fees per person: Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
9 - Ocean Cottage $ 2025 $ 2830
8 - Ocean Loft n/a n/a
7 - Tropical Cottage $ 2025 $ 2830
6 - Tropical Loft n/a n/a
5 - Tree House Room n/a $ 2305
4 - Bungalow Room n/a n/a
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) n/a $ 2025
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) n/a n/a
1 - Campsite n/a n/a
Phone : (503)543-6100 Email : innerjourney2@peoplepc.com Web : www.innerjourneyhealingarts.com or http://harthealingarts.com/

Prices subject to change without notice.