Back row left: Pat Belisle
, John Neely, David Forbes, Hal Blatman, Steve Cadwell; Front row left: Terri DiPaola, Molly Roberts, Sonia Rapaport
Patrick Belisle is a Holistic Fundraiser who joined the AHMA Board in July of 2008.
He has worked as the Development Director for Edgar Cayce's Association for Research & Enlightenment (A.R.E.) since January of 2007.
Prior to that, Pat raised money for the University of Virginia Health System, including pediatrics, family medicine, and psychiatry's Division of Perceptual Studies which was founded by Dr. Ian Stevenson and continues to research near-death experiences, children who remember past lives, mediumship, and other phenomena leading to a better understanding of human consciousness.
has a long-standing interest in Holistic Medicine.
first visit with his
own physician--a D.O.--he was prescribed breathwork, massage, and chiropractic adjustments.
These wellness practices and others like meditation, the Cayce diet, and a positive attitude continue to serve him well in his
healthy, vigorous life.
In 1999, Patrick
was trained as a hypnotherapist so that he
can help others heal and find more love and meaning in their lives.
Pat graduated from St. John's University, Collegeville, MN in 1986 and has raised money professionally for United Way, the Evergreen State College, and the March of Dimes, among others.
In addition to his fundraising and holistic interests, Pat loves working with youth and has run a teen center, taught sexuality education, and has been an ARE Camp counselor for 13 years running.
wife Jane traveled around the world for one year in order to get new perspective on life in America, and then traveled around the U.S. for three more years before settling in Charlottesville, VA in 1997.