Lindsey Vick, CHt, RMT, HBCE, Doula, is the founder and co-owner of Sunflowers Healing and Wellness. Lindsey is a Clinical Hypnotherapist, Usui Reiki Master-Teacher, Certified HypnoBirthing® Practitioner, and Birth Doula.
She has been working with hypnosis since 2009 and has seen first-hand the power of the mind to positively alter a person’s emotional, physical and mental states. She believes that true healing can begin when both the mind and body release negative energy to accept positive change. As a former corporate and management consultant, Lindsey also brings a structured understanding of problem solving and excels in helping match tools and solutions to client needs.
Lindsey’s passion for helping women achieve satisfying birthing experiences is derived from her own personal experience. She is the proud mother of two children, the first born via cesarean in 2006, the second, a HypnoBirthing® baby, born at home in 2010.
A graduate of Wellesley College (Economics & Urban Studies), Lindsey studied hypnosis with the National Guild of Hypnotists and the National Association of Transpersonal Hypnotherapists. She is recognized by the HypnoBirthing® Institute as a Certified Practitioner of HypnoBirthing® and was trained as a Birth Doula by Birth Arts International. Lindsey’s Reiki Master lineage is six degrees separated from Dr. Mikao Usui, the founder of modern Usui Reiki.
Mark Vick, RM, BLC is co-owner of Sunflowers Healing and Wellness. Mark is a Balanced Life Coach and Reiki Master and specializes in helping clients enhance communication skills and developing strategies for conflict resolution within relationships.
Mark brings training and expertise in the Practical Application of Intimate Relationship Skills (PAIRS) method of relationship best practices as well as training in Communication for Couples from the Washington Institute of Natural Medicine. He is expecting a certification from the National Council for Certified Personal Trainers as a personal fitness trainer in the spring of 2014. A former strategy consultant for a Big 5 management consulting firm, Mark provides strategy, organizational design and corporate communication tools and solutions for our corporate clients.
Mark designed and facilitates our Couples Communication Workshops. The three part workshop is intended for couples who are in new relationships and/or seeking healthier, more fulfilling ways to communicate and resolve conflicts. Informative and light-hearted, the workshop examines communication best practices and is intended to guide couples toward more loving, effective and thoughtful communication. As an experienced couples and relationship coach, Mark also provides specialized coaching to couples or individuals in a private setting. Through a series of thought-provoking questions, Mark guides clients toward heightened self-awareness and increased interpersonal competence.
Mark is a graduate of Harvard University (Government) and holds a certificate of completion from PAIRS Foundation. Mark’s Reiki Master lineage is seven degrees separated from Dr. Mikao Usui, the founder of modern Usui Reiki.
Katia Miniovich, LMT, CMT, CHC, is a women’s holistic health professional with a career spanning more than 20 years. She has a deep sense of the body's deep intrinsic knowledge, intelligence and capacity for healing. At Sunflowers Healing and Wellness, Katia is a birth doula and a childbirth educator.
Katia is a licensed massage therapist, with expertise in multiple bodywork modalities, as well as anatomy, physiology and more with training through the Potomac Massage Training Institute. Additionally, Katia is a Somatic Educator, Pilates teacher and Certified Mercier Therapist. Katia has studied Energy Medicine as well as Energy Psychology, and brings a comprehensive set of skills and tools to Mercier Therapy, Pre-Post Natal as well as Doula clients. She cross-trained as a doula with both Doulas of North America (DONA) and Birth Arts International. Katia is a Certified as a Health and Wellness Coach through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, as well as a Fertility and Wellness Coach through the Coach Training Alliance.
Katia has earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, with an emphasis on Somatic Psychology (using the body as access point for healing). She is a member of AMTA (American Massage Therapy Association), ACEP (Association of Comprehensive Energy Psychology) and RESOLVE (The National Infertility Association).
Janna Piehuta, CD (BAI, expected August 2018), is a new birth doula with expertise in conception via assisted technologies, breastfeeding, infant care, and more. An educator at heart, at Sunflowers Healing and Wellness, Janna is a birth doula.
Janna utilized doula support for both of her own births in 2015 and 2017 and recognizes the vital roles of each member of a birth team as important. Her services are comprehensive and designed to support birthing people and their companions through each stage of pregnancy and childbirth.
Janna earned a Bachelor of Arts and a Master's in Education from Temple University. She expects to earn certification from Birth Arts International as a birth doula in summer 2018.