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CREDENTIALS


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Education | Certification, Training & Experience | Speaking Engagements
Television & Radio Appearances | Publications | Photo Credits | Videos | Volunteer Work


EDUCATION

  • Mt. Saint Benedict Academy Private High School, Crookston, MN 1969-1973
  • Associate of Arts Degree from North Hennepin Community College, Brooklyn Center, MN 1973-1975. (Phi Theta Kappa)
  • Bachelors in Communications and Secondary Education, Univ. of St. Cloud, MN, 1975-1977
  • Graduate work in Theater Arts, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 1978-1979


CERTIFICATIONS, TRAININGS & EXPERIENCE IN CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION

         •  LOVE POWERED EVOLUTIONARY: July-September 2013, The Shift Network, Anodea Judith, 7 week Teleconference, NYC.
         •  TENS WORKSHOP: March 2012, Renew Physical Therapy, Isa Herrera, MSPT,
    CSCS, NYC
         •  COMFORT AND STRENGTH IN LABOR USING THE REBOZO:  October 2012, Gena Kirby, NYC
         •  HEARTKEEPERS™, BIRTHCAREGIVERS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY: March 2011, Birth Balance, Judith Elaine Halek developed and taught a 3 hour Teleconference, NYC  (available online for purchase)  http://www.birthbalance.com/courses/heart.asp
         •  REBOZO II: May 2011, Artscetera, Louise Holst Dissing, Danish Midwife, NY
         •  WISE WOMEN HERBS FOR THE CHILDBEARING YEAR:  March 2011, Susun Weed, NY
         •  THE HEALING POWR OF INTENTION: June-August 2011, The Shift Network, Dr. Lynne McTaggart, 6 week Teleconference, NYC
         •  ACTIVATING YOUR HEART’S INTELLIGENCE (Advance Course): March-May 2011, Fyeria, Sheva Carr, 6 week Teleconference, NYC
         •  ACTIVATING YOUR HEART’S INTELLIGENCE (Beginner Course): January-March 2011, Heart Math® Institute, 6 week Teleconference, NYC
        •  ECSTATIC BIRTH TELE-SUMMIT: October –December 2010, Tele-seminar hosted by Sheila Kamara Hay and Ecstatic Birth, NYC
        •  BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS TRAINING FOR DOULAS AND PROFESSIONALS IN PLACENTA ENCAPSULATION (Certification): March 2010, Biologix Solutions, IL
        •  DREAMBIRTH® IMAGERY TRAINING/CERTIFICATION + DEVELOPMENT: November 2004 – May 2010, 125 weeks of small group developmental trainings for the DreamBirth® Imagery Method, with Dr. Catherine Shainberg, PhD, director of School of Images, NYC
        •  EVOLUTIONARY METAMORPHOSIS: October-December 2010, Maestro Conferences, Dr. Barbara Marx Hubbard, PhD, 10 week Teleconference, NYC
        •  THE SACRED WAY OF CONSCIOUS EVOLUTION COURSE: April-June 2010, Maestro Conferences, Dr. Barbara Marx Hubbard, PhD, 12 week Teleconference, NYC
        •  AWAKENED BIRTH WORKSHOP: May 2009, Shakti Yoga and Living Arts, Judith Elaine Halek taught this 3 hour workshop
        •  CALM BIRTH® CERTIFICATION/TRAININGS: December 2006, June 2007, November 2007, January 2010, Robert Newman, NYC
        •  HOMEOPATHY FOR THE DOULA: November 2008, Rebekah Azzarelli, NYC
        •  GENTLE BIRTH CERTIFICATION/TRAINING: October 2007, Pre-Conference, Barbara Harper’s Waterbirth Training with Certification. First in the US, Oregon
        •  HOMEOPATHY FOR PREGNANCY/LABOR/BIRTH:  September 2006, Jeanette Breen, CNM, NYC
        •  HOMEOPATHY FOR CHILDBIRTH CLASS: March 2006, Sue Anello, CCH, NYC
    •  THE ARVIGO TECHNIQUES OF MAYA ABDOMINAL MASSAGE™(Level One): May 2005, The Arvigo Institute, LLC, Cathy Lipsky and Nicole Kruck, NYC
        •  CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION CERTIFICATION: 2005, Healthy Dimensions, DE
        •  LABOR SUPPORT DOULA TRAINING: 1995, DONA, NYC
        •  CHILDBIRTH EDUCATOR: 1994,1995, Birth Renaissance, NYC
        •  INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL AND DENTAL HYPNOTHERAPY ASSOCIATION; 1990, 1991,1992,1993,1994, NYC
        •  CHILDBIRTH EDUCATOR: WHEP: 1993-1995, Women's Health Education Project: Two Inner City Women's Shelter's, Helped raise $30,000 for WHEP, through private investors previewing Judith's classes.
        •  CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION TRAINING: 1993, International Childbirth Education Association, (ICEA), GA
        •  CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION TRAINING: 1993, Childbirth Education Association, (CEA/MNY) NYC
        •  CHILDBIRTH ASSISTANT TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION: 1992, INFORMED
        •  HOMEBIRTH AND PARENTING, Rahima Baldwin, MI
        •  INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNSELORS AND THERAPISTS: 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, NYC
        •  BODY CENTERED HYPNOSIS FOR THE CHILDBEARING YEARS, BIRTH
        •  COUNSELOR CERTIFICATION: 1992-1993, Dr. Gayle Peterson, NYC
        •  PRE/POST NATAL FITNESS INSTRUCTOR: 1992, Elizabeth Noble, MA
        •  PRE/POST NATAL MASSAGE CERTIFICATION: 1992, Somatic Learning Institute, NJ
        •  NATIONAL GUILD OF HYPNOTISTS: 1988,1988, NYC
        •  HYPNODYNE FOUNDATION: 1988, NYC

    SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

    • "HEARTKEEPERS(TM):  Birth Caregivers for the 21st Century," 3 Hour Teleconference, August 2011, to purchase copy: http://www.birthbalance.com/courses/heart.asp
    • "AWAKENED BIRTH: YOUR Journey To Empowerment": Shakti Ma Yoga Center, May 2009, NJ
    • CALM BIRTH: Second Certification Training Program: November 2007, NYC.
    • METROPOLITAN DOULA GROUP: Calm Birth Orientation,October 2007, NYC.
    • CALM BIRTH Photo Shoot: Prenatal Yoga Center, April, 2007, NYC.
    • EAST?WEST YOGA CENTER: Calm Birth, March 2007, NYC.
    • ALTERNATIVE BIRTHING OPTIONS: CADEAU Maternity Store, NYC, September 2003.
    • JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER: NYC, March 2003, one of the most prestigious Jewish Centers in NYC, 'Alternative Choices for Childbirth.
    • PRENATAL YOGA CENTER: NYC, May 2003, 'Medical Interventions at Childbirth.'
    • "LABOR SUPPORT CENTER: Self-Care and Water Birth Support Workshop," NYC, NY October 29, 2000.
    • THE WONDERS OF WATER: Hydrotherapy For Labor and Water Birth, Westchester Lamaze, Pain, Coping with the Pain of Labor and Birth Conference, NY, October 27, 2000.
    • WOMEN'S ADVISORS OF NEW YORK CITY: NYC, NY, March, 1999.
    • ELIZABETH SETON CHILDBEARING CENTER, NYC: October 1998, March 1999.
    • NATURAL HEALTH & FITNESS EXPO: Women's Health Panel, NYC, NY, April 1998.
    • ROSS PEDIATRICS: Conference for Childbirth Educators, Long Island, NY, June 1996.
    • INTERNATIONAL CESAREAN AWARENESS NETWORK: NYC, 1993, 1994, 1996.
    • ALL FEMALE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION: Harlem, NY Jan.-May 20, 1996. "Spiritual Class."
    • THE BIRTH CENTER AT THE BETH: Newark, NJ 1995.
    • INTERNATIONAL CESAREAN AWARENESS NETWORK: NYC, 1995.
    • CHILDBIRTH SUPPORT OF NEW YORK: NYC, 1994.
    • MIDWIVES IN JOY: Panama City, FL, 1994 Conference.
    • MIDWIFERY TODAY: NYC, 1994 Conference.
    • NEW LIFE EXPO, NYC, 1992, 1993.
    • WOMEN'S HEALTH NUTRI-FAIR: NYC, 1993.
    • NEW YORK OPEN CENTER: NYC, 1993.
    • MANHATTAN PLAZA HEALTH CLUB: NYC, 1993.
    • NEW YORK CITY SHELTERS: 1992, 1993, 1994.
    • INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNSELORS AND THERAPISTS: NYC, 1992 Symposium.
    • MIDWIVES ALLIANCE OF NORTH AMERICA: NYC, 1992 Conference.
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