Wendy Watson | Sharron Mackison | Annabel Muis | Eileen Chapman | Margaret Gargan | Grace Gawler | Deirdre Hanna | Lisa Hare | Coralea Mackison | Rev. Dr Ian Mavor | Geraldine Milton | David Oliver | Dianne Lacroix
Dianne completed a Bachelor of Nursing Science in Canada in 1975 and worked in clinical, research and education arenas initially in Canada and subsequently in Australia.
Her interest in holistic care has led her to work as a volunteer in Haiti and later in India.
After completing a Master of Nursing Studies in Australia, Dianne promoted ecological public health by conducting `Health and Wellbeing' workshops in vastly different forums.
edited a book `The Ecological Self in Australian Nursing' (Royal College of Nursing 1996).
For ten years, Dianne
operated a private business supplying 'environmentally friendly' cleaning and personal care products through which she
promoted community education on holistic health and ecological sustainability.
After a life changing experience, Dianne
was initiated into Reiki I and II in the healing system of Usui Shiki Ryoho
in Melbourne in 1996.
Since initiation as a Reiki Master in 1997, Dianne works as a Reiki practitioner and teacher.
was drawn to Reiki
recognising it as a gentle system of natural healing, easy to use in everyday situations, harmless to the natural environment and supportive of total wellbeing of individuals, family health and animals.
finds Reiki complementary to her
interests in holistic self-care, yoga and meditation.
attended the Third National Reiki Conference in October 2006 at which she
participated in a Reiki Master Circle.
She was subsequently invited to join Reiki Australia's Professional Development Team.
nursing practice and attendance at various national forums, Dianne
has recognised there is an acute need for the acceptance of national standards of Reiki
practice in order for Reiki to be incorporated into public health care.
brings skills and knowledge gained through her
nursing career, personal studies and her
diverse experiences with Reiki
is keen to explore the possibilities of integrating the various paradigms of holistic nursing, ecology and complementary therapies in health care.