Ornamental Onion
by Tom Sundro Lewis



Dr. Collinge speaks to both lay and professional audiences. Presentations can be Powerpoint-based and often include an experiential component, if appropriate. For a calendar of upcoming events click here. Please call to explore your organization's needs and interests. Past topics have included:

  • The Touch, Caring and Cancer Program: findings and implications for the future of caregiving
  • Illness, intimacy and healing in the couple's relationship
  • The Elder Healer Project: findings and implications for healthy aging
  • The psychological and spiritual dimensions of caregiving
  • Subtle energies and energy medicine
  • The New Medicine Wheel (understanding integrative medicine)
  • Integrating complementary therapies in treatment of cancer and other illnesses
  • Complementary therapies and mental health
  • The breath in healing and human potential (evocative breath therapy)

Past venues have included (partial list):  

  • Northeastern University School of Pharmacy, Boston
  • The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society 
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals 
  • The Kenneth B. Schwartz Center Rounds, Exeter Hospital 
  • Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation  
  • Cancer Community Center, South Portland 
  • Mercy Hospital, Division of Integrative Care, Portland, ME 
  • Michigan Public Health Institute  
  • Portsmouth Regional Hospital Oncology Program, Portsmouth, NH  
  • Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, NY  
  • The Learning Annex, New York and Los Angeles  
  • Nurse Practitioners Associates Continuing Education (NPACE)  
  • American Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Research   
  • Society of Behavioral Medicine  
  • Seattle Fibromyalgia Association  
  • Seacoast Mental Health, Portsmouth, NH
  • Counseling Services, Inc., Saco, ME   
  • University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand  
  • International Society for the Study of Subtle Energies & Energy Medicine
  • Society for Integrative Oncology
  • American Holistic Nurses Association
  • Massage Therapy Research Foundation
  • Association for Psychosocial Oncology
  • Society for Oncology Massage
  • Society for Integrative Oncology
  • Providence Cancer Center, Portland, OR
  • The Georgia Cancer Coalition
  • Portland Community College, Portland, OR
  • Association for Oncology Social Work
  • Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital Grand Rounds, Portland, OR
  • IM4US Conference (Integrative Medicine for the Underserved Conference), Portland, OR