Create Your Best Life Events - Online Speakers

Join us for the “Art of Living Beyond Cancer – CREATE YOUR BEST LIFE EVENTS” scheduled every month through the fall and winter!


Kicking off our CREATE YOUR BEST LIFE EVENTS in September, we are delighted to host Amy Camie, certified clinical musician and harpist. Amy’s inspirational music is scientific and therapeutic, calming stress and anxiety experienced by cancer and Alzheimer’s patients, as well as those with sleep disorders and PTSD. You can learn more about Amy at her website,

Join us ONLINE for our VIRTUAL EVENTS. Additional video break-out sessions will offer the best information available on topics such as integrative medicine, healing energy, emotional resilience, nutrition and advanced care planning.

All survivors and caregivers are welcome!

Our first event is Saturday, September 19, from 10:00 a.m. to Noon.

CREATE YOUR BEST LIFE EVENTS are FREE but a $10 donation per session is appreciated. Once registered, you will receive a link to our Zoom event including a meeting number and password.


Events will also be held on the following Saturdays:

2020 DATES:  October 17, November 14, December 12

2021 DATES:  January 16, February 6, March 13

Register Here

If you have questions, please email Laura Schabloske, Interim Executive Director, A Time to Heal at

Topic Titles / Descriptions: Create Your Best Life ONLINE Events

Click on each of the topics to see the speakers and full descriptions.

2020 Create Best Life Events

  • A Walk with Cancer – Amy Camie, CCM – September 19, 2020 10:00a.m. – Noon
  • Who Is This New ME? Coping with Changes in Body, Brain and Emotions – ATTH Founders Stephanie Koraleski, Ph.D., and Kay Ryan, Ph.D., RN
    Description: Body image, chemobrain and anxiety often continue to bother cancer survivors after treatment ends. ATTH founders discuss mindset and practical strategies that can help survivors cope with and overcome these challenges. – October 17, 2020 10:00a.m. – Noon
  • Eat 2 Succeed: Change Your Diet and Change Your Life – Lisa Garrett, BS, MS, Nutritionist
    Description: “I’m tired all the time” and “I don’t feel good” are complaints that can result from poor nutrition. Discover what balanced meals, supplements and other techniques can do to improve your energy and health. AND
  • Acupuncture: Another Tool in Your Toolbox for Healthy Living – Sara Kowalik, L.Ac, acupuncturist
    Description: Learn about the benefits of acupuncture, a safe, natural and effective technique that relieves pain and stress, and restores health. Recent research suggests acupuncture may provide clinical benefits for cancer patients with treatment-related side-effects, including nausea and vomiting, post-operative pain, cancer-related pain, chemotherapy-induced leukopenia and fatigue. – November 14, 2020 10:00a.m. – Noon
  • Healthcare Ethics 101: An Introduction to Medical Decision-Making – Jacob Dalke, BSBe, HEC-C
    Description: Nearly every area in medicine has an ethical aspect, from the beginning to the end of life. Discover more about how healthcare professionals balance decision-making while striving for the best possible outcome for every patient. – December 12, 2020 10:00a.m. – Noon

2021 Create Your Best Life Events

  • Introduction to Functional Medicine: From Surviving to Thriving – Cassie Krause, APRN
    Description: Functional Medicine focuses our attention on the body as a whole: mind, body and spirit. Explore the research supporting holistic strategies that assist overall health, and learn to truly thrive through a foundation of a healthy lifestyle. – January 16, 2021 10:00a.m. – Noon
  • “Just in Case”. . . Finding Your Courage to Engage in Advance Care Planning – Melissa Teply, MD
    Description: Preparing for unexpected and potentially life-threatening medical emergencies can be daunting and emotionally draining. Learn what advance care planning is, why it’s important, and how you can communicate your wishes to your loved ones and medical providers. – February 6, 2021 10:00a.m. – Noon
  • Conscious Self Care – How Resonance Informs Our Choices – Amy Camie, CCM
    Description: This fresh, inspiring program expands perceptions of self-care through a combination of therapeutic harp music, personal experiences and a clear understanding of vibrational resonance. Discover how resonance informs our choices; how our energetic presence affects those around us, and why it’s important to take care of ourselves, especially as we care for others. Learn simple and effective ways to support yourself throughout the day. – March 13, 2021 10:00a.m. – 12:30p.m.



Schedule of Create Your Best Life Events


September 19, 2020 10:00a.m. – Noon = Amy Camie, CCM

October 17, 2020 – 10:00a.m. – Noon = ATTH Founders Stephanie Koraleski, Ph.D., and Kay Ryan, Ph.D., RN

November 14, 2020 – 10:00a.m. – Noon = Lisa Garrett, BS, MS, Nutritionist & Sara Kowalik, MSOM, Dipl. O.M. (NCCAOM)®, L.Ac.

December 12, 2020 – 10:00a.m. – Noon = Jacob Dalke, BSBe, HEC-C

January 16, 2021 – 10:00a.m. – Noon = Cassie Krause, APRN

February 6, 2021 – 10:00a.m. – Noon = Melissa Teply, MD

March 13, 2021 9:30a.m. – 12:30p.m. = Amy Camie, CCM