Jane is a Mind/Body Medicine Specialist and the owner of Images of Wellness, LLC in Cleveland, Ohio, where she maintains a private practice. Her focus is to help clients transform their health and life challenges into opportunities for healing and personal growth. She works with adults and children on a variety of issues, including: High-risk pregnancy, chronic disease treatment and recovery issues, lifestyle behavior change, pain management, performance anxiety for students, musicians and athletes, stress-related illness and conditions (headaches, irritable bowel, and insomnia), grief and loss, and preparation for surgery.
Jane has been an international speaker for over 25 years on a variety of topics related to health and wellness, including: Work/life balance, productivity, compassion fatigue and burnout. She presents to corporate, educational and healthcare professionals as well as the general public. She also trains healthcare professionals in guided imagery at the bedside.
Besides her private work, Jane is the Lead Behavioral Health Specialist at the Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Integrative and Lifestyle Medicine in the Wellness Institute. There, she develops and implements the behavioral and stress management sections of lifestyle wellness programs for people with chronic, lifestyle-related diseases. As an intrinsic wellness coach, Jane helps clients identify and address the challenges that come with making lasting healthy lifestyle changes.
Jane has a Master’s of Education from Pennsylvania State University, with an emphasis on Mind/Body Medicine and an undergraduate degree in Health Education from Youngstown State University. She has completed post-graduate course work at Case Western Reserve University and Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Department of Child and Adolescent Behavioral Medicine, Cleveland, OH, the Harvard Mind/Body Medical Institute in Boston, MA, and the Academy for Guided Imagery in Malibu, CA. She is a Certified Health Education Specialist, a National Board Certified Diplomat in Clinical Hypnotherapy, and is certified in Interactive Guided Imagery™.
Jane’s own experience with breast cancer over 28 years ago, profoundly shaped her view of life and health in positive and powerful ways. She candidly shares her insights with high energy, compassion and humor. She resides in Cleveland, Ohio with her husband Jim. They have three grown children, Sarah, James and Mark. Jane loves walking, snow skiing and considers dark chocolate an attitude-enhancer.
Jane has a variety of guided meditation audio programs for health and healing available on her website, www.imagesofwellness.com, iTunes, and Amazon.