FACULTY AND STAFF
The Healing Arts and Massage School would like you to meet our staff.
Whether with massage or education; we are here to help.
KEITH BOUCHARD, LMBT #367
Keith is the Manager, Chief Administrative Officer, Director of Admission, Program Director, Head Instructor and Director of Continuing Education with 30+ years of experience in Massage and Bodywork.
Keith is a certified and licensed Natropath with a successful practice in Raleigh since 1988. He is the founder of the school providing support and a wealth of practical experience to students and faculty. His training and practice in the healing arts synthesizes hands-on techniques with nutrition and Functional Energy Therapy.
Keith teaches, advises, provides sports massage to ACC and NCAA Athletes, along with National Champions, Professional Athletes, Olympians and Gold Medlaists, while maintaining clientele in his private practice at The Healing Arts and Massage School.
Kitty fehr, reiki master
Kitty has a Masters Degree in Continuing and Higher Education and has been teaching for over 40 years. Her extensive experience and training in Education and the Natural Healing Arts is a welcome addition to the staff. Kitty is a Reiki Master, teaching Reiki Energy Therapy since 1998. Kitty teaches Reiki and serves as an Advisory Board Member at The Healing Arts and Massage School since 2003. She also enjoys teaching Tai Chi classes in Southern Pines and has worked with this energy work for over 7 years.
j.j. white, Jr. LMBT #5188
J.J. graduated from The Healing Arts and Massage School in 2004 where he currently serves as an Advisory Board Member, an Instructor and also maintains clientele through his private practice, "All About You Massage Therapy, Inc."
J.J. offers Lymphatic Massage, Swedish/Deep Tissue Massage, Sports Massage, and Reflexology Treatments.
olivia fried, LMBT #13895
Olivia attended The Kripalu School of Yoga and Health in Lenox, MA where she graduated as an Ayurvedic Practitioner in 2009. She learned Ayurvedic bodywork during a month-long program at the Jiva Institute in India where she studied with Ayurvedic doctors. Olivia became a Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist after graduating from The Healing Arts and Massage School in 2014. In 2018 she became a Reiki Master.
Olivia is the Student Administrator & Academic Advisor, an Instructor and Advisory Board Member at The Healing Arts and Massage School. She also maintains clientele through her private practice, "Venture Into Wellness" at The School. She offers Holistic Massage, Oncology Massage and Ayurvedic Counseling. Olivia teaches Ayurvedic Healing self-awareness courses to the general public.
colleen fuller, LMBT #15795
Born and raised in the southeast of England, Colleen earned her PhD in Materials Sciences from the University of Cambridge in 2001 before moving to North Carolina. Colleen’s husband’s career took them to China for four years, where Colleen cultivated her interest in natural healing while raising their twin boys. Colleen is a graduate of The Healing Arts and Massage School where she maintains clientele through her private practice, "Solstice Healing Arts, LLC". She offers Swedish, Lymphatic, Athletic, and Prenatal Massage, Aromatherapy, Reflexology, and Reiki, as well as Private Yoga Classes.
susan edmondson, lmbt #17017
Susan Edmondson is from Rocky Mount, NC and has lived in Raleigh for thirty years. She is transitioning from the medical billing world to the massage and bodywork world after working at a psychiatric practice for more than twenty years. She is excited to begin her new career in massage therapy and feels it’s a great fit for her due to a longstanding interest in holistic health. Susan graduated from The Healing Arts and Massage School in 2017. She is building her clientele in her business, "Flow Wellness Massage" while providing services here at our school.
colleen bouchard, office manager
Colleen joined The Healing Arts and Massage School as Office Manager and Advisory Board Member in January 2018. Colleen has ten years of experience as a small business owner/operator. With a Bachelors Degree in Animal Science from NC State University, Colleen chose Dog Grooming as a career for over twenty years. Her organization skills, people skills and design skills are all evident throughout the facility.
Sue Norcia, LMBT #00614
Sue joined The Healing Arts and Massage School as a substitute instructor and quickly established herself as a staff member by demonstrating an elevated knowledge base and instructional prowess in 2018. Sue is a dynamic, results-oriented educator, trainer and coach. Her experience includes positions in executive management, corporate training and facilitation and collegiate faculty. Sue has eight years of teaching in Healthcare, 30 years of progressive experience in major corporations including healthcare.
Sue's education includes: PhD Candidate (ABD), MA - Bowling Green State University (1990) with a major in Career Development/Counseling; BA - University of Toledo (1988) where she graduated Cum Laude with a Psychology degree as an honors student in Cognitive Psychology; Corporate Training and OD Specialist Certification - University of Washington (1992); Massage and Bodywork Therapy Training (1999) Body Therapy Institute.
CHRIS GEDDINGS, LMBT #17381
Chris has always enjoyed movement and its affects on the human body. While teaching capoeira and coaching fencing, he observed how people reacted to training and movement. These observations lead to a desire for greater understanding of how the body works, and that a person’s awareness of their own body can promote well being. This lead Chris to graduate from The Healing Arts and Massage School in 2018. He is now building his practice “Somatic Insights” with the intent of helping people connect with the capacity present in their bodies. He offers Lymphatic massage, Swedish/Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Myofascial Massage, Reiki, Reflexology, and Touch For Health Balances.