Columnist: Debra Reis, RN, MSN, NP

Debra Reis is a nurse, teacher and author specializing in holistic health and supportive therapies including essential oils, relaxation techniques and gentle movement therapies. She is the director and an instructor for the Certification in Clinical Aromatherapy program for the Institute of Spiritual Healing & Aromatherapy and nationally known expert in the area of essential oils for cancer care. According to several students, Deb has a gift for making complex information easy to understand and integrate into practice.

Deb is a Nia Black Belt instructor offering community classes as well as specialty classes for cancer survivors. Nia is a fusion fitness program integrating mind, body, spirit concepts through movement. Her current research and recent publication is in the area of Nia benefits for women with a breast cancer diagnosis. Deb incorporates relaxation therapies such as guided imagery and aromatherapy at an outpatient oncology center and maintains an independent practice as a holistic consultant and practitioner. She has several publications to her credit and has given many presentations on holistic topics.

Deb is the founder of the Supportive Therapy Engagement Program (STEP) to assist organizations to implement and integrate supportive therapies into a patient treatment plan for better outcomes.

Essential Oils for Summer First Aid

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  • 5 Months ago
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Debra Reis gives tips on using essential oils for summer first aid such as bug bites, burns and bruises. Deb will provide safe ways to use essential oils for common concerns of summer. Watch more videos from Deb’s video series at S.T.E.P. Into Health, Supportive Therapies for Better Outcomes.

How to Create a Chemical Free Home

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  • 5 Months ago
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Cleaning supplies such as soaps, detergents, window, countertop and floor cleaners are just a few items in our home that may contain toxic substances that can create harm to ourselves and our family.  There are better options. The US has the worse regulations on cosmetics in the world!  Chemical manufacturers do not have to demonstrate […]

Supportive Therapies for an Everyday Health Plan: My Story

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  • 10 Months ago
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Often I get asked – how I got started using essential oils and other nontraditional health practices. Here’s my story along with how you can get started doing a daily practice – easily! I believe I have been open-minded about health practices but I “grew up” with our traditional Western medicine. I remember that I […]

Cool Down Inflammation In a Natural Way

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  • 11 Months ago
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Alright, the holidays are over but the effects of the stress can be lingering with inflammation leading to discomfort, fatigue or general malaise. Let’s take a look at how stress can cause inflammation and 3 ways to cool it down naturally. Most of us have experienced stress over the holiday season and into the New […]

Oils of the Bible – Ancient Wisdom for Modern Healing

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  • 1 Year ago
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As we come out of the Christmas season, we’ve been reminded of the Biblical stories of essential oils given to the Christ child. But have you ever wondered, why these gifts? Here are some ideas on why these oil gifts were chosen and their importance for today. We recall the story of the three wise […]

Balance Your Thyroid through Liver Health

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  • 1 Year ago
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I have easily encountered over 100 people, mostly women, who tell me they have been diagnosed with thyroid problems. My reply is, “what type of liver cleansing do you do?” I usually get a bewildered look and a response like, “what does the liver have to do with my thyroid?!” Several years ago, I got […]

Internal Cleansing & Detoxing, Oh MY – does it apply to Me?!

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  • 1 Year ago
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“Health is a relationship between you and your body.”(Terry Guillemets) There is a lot of hype about the benefits of internal cleansing and detoxing the body. What does it mean? How does it apply to you or me?! There are many theories suggesting that inflammation is the root of all or most diseases and illnesses. […]

Creating Supportive Therapies that Fill the Gap

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  • 5 Months ago
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Have you heard of treating side effects of medical procedures with supportive therapies?  We hadn’t until becoming acquainted with Author, Speaker and Nurse Practitioner, Debra Reis, MSN.  She shared with us that as a nurse, she had been working in clinical settings and had witnessed first-hand the many wonders that modern medicine creates every day.  […]

Podcast With Debra Reis, RN, MSN, NP

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  • 5 Months ago
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Enjoy this podcast with Debra Reis, RN, MSN, NP.
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