Amy’s CV 2017-06-29T14:37:46+00:00

Amy Kreydin, NBCR, CCAP, BD

Certification

January 2004 – June 2004

Palmer Institute of Massage and Bodywork, Salem, Massachusetts
Completed 200-hour hands-on Reflexology certification course in Salem, Massachusetts.

March 2001 – July 2004

Herbal Healer Academy, Mountain View, Arkansas
Completed 52-hour distance education course in Reflexology.

March 2010 – March 2011

R.J. Buckle Associates, LLC, Hazlet, New Jersey
Completed 250 hour Clinical Aromatherapy for Health Professionals course at Boston Medical Center, Certification in: Clinical Aromatherapy Certified Practitioner (CCAP).

Board Certification

June 2006

American Reflexology Certification Board, Arvada, Colorado
Completed practical, written and documentation portions of National Board Certification Exam (90 hours of practicum, 4 hours exam) in New York, New York.

Post-Graduate

March 2016

Aromatic Medicine Advance Diploma Course: Integrated Advanced Essential Oil Therapeutics for Common Clinical Conditions, Part 2, Heal Center, Atlanta, Georgia
Completed Module III: Aromatic Toolkit – Essential Oils and Expressed Oils, CO2 Extracts, Absolutes and Hydrosols; and Module IV: Aromatic Medicine for Common Clinical Conditions. Program led by Mark Webb and jointly hosted by the London Institute of Traditional Herbal Medicine and Aromatherapy (ITHMA), and the Atlanta Heal Center.

October 2015

Aromatic Medicine Advance Diploma Course: Integrated Advanced Essential Oil Therapeutics for Common Clinical Conditions, Part 1, Heal Center, Atlanta, Georgia
Completed Module I: Aromatic Chemistry, Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Module II: Internal and External Dose Forms – Galenic Preparations and Cosmoceutical Formulation led by Mark Webb and jointly hosted by the London Institute of Traditional Herbal Medicine and Aromatherapy (ITHMA), and the Atlanta Heal Center.

September 2015

2015 International Aromatherapy Conference and Wellness Expo, Alliance of International Aromatherapists, Denver, Colorado
Completed 14.75 CEU conference held in Denver, Colorado September 10-13, 2015. Guest speaker on topic “Holistic Support for Mental Wellness: Practical Tips for Aromatherapists.”

April 2015

Aroma Acupoint Therapy Level I, Snow Lotus Aromatherapy, Santa Fe, NM
Completed 15 contact hour workshop led by Peter Holmes and Tiffany Pollard at the Southwest Acupuncture College in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

May 2014

2014 Reflexology Conference, Reflexology Association of America, Santa Fe, NM
Completed 24-hour CEU “Pilgrimage of Wellness Through Reflexology” Conference held in Santa Fe, NM, May 2-4,2014. Sessions in: New German Medicine (Carol Faguy, Canada); Touchpoint Reflexology for Stress-Induced Pain (Peter Fransen & Dorthe Krogsgaard, Denmark); Cranio-Sacral Reflexology and its Affects on the Brain (Dr Martine Faure-Alderson, France); Foot Analysis and Reflexology Session Planning (Kristen Radden, Maryland); Reflexology’s Role in Client Wellness (Paula Stone, Missouri); Structural Alignment of the Foot, Meridians, and Proprioceptors (Claire Marie Miller, North Carolina).

March 2013

5-Day Teacher Training Program, Aromahead Institute, St Petersburg, FL
Completed 35 contact hour program in Aromatherapy Teacher Training with Andrea Butje at Aromahead Institute: School of Essential Oil Studies.

September 2012

Thai Foot Reflexology, Heart of the Sacred Healing Center, Taos, NM
Completed 18 contact hour workshop with Karen Ball of Academy of Ancient Reflexology in Thai Foot Reflexology.

August 2012

Using Essential Oils in Energetic Medicine, Aromahead, Ithaca, NY
Completed 16 contact hour workshop with Peter Holmes of Snow Lotus Seminars in Eastern medicine energetic models of essential oil use.

March 2011

CCAP Aromatherapy Exam, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
Completed written exam and oral presentation of research project: “Can the essential oil Cupressus sempervirens compare to commercial antiperspirant deodorants for under arm odor and moisture control?

February 2011

A Hormonal Contraception Update 2010: A Decade of Innovation & Transformation, Potomac Center for Medical Education
Completed one contact hour independent study

December 2010

Clinical Aromatherapy for Health Professionals: Module Four, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
Completed two-day, 16 hour workshop towards certification

November 2010

Reflexology Association of Canada, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Attended 32 hour national conference with sessions in Reflexology Research (Leila Eriksen), Animal Reflexology (Jackie Segers), Integrated Approach to Effective Reflexology Methods (Liz Graham), Chakras, Nadis, Marmas (Farida Irani).

October 2010

Preconception Health Issues
Completed one contact hour independent study

October 2010

Metamorphosis Practitioner Class by Cindy Silverlock of the Metamorphosis Center
CT Center for Universal Reflexology, Wolcott, CT
Completed two-day, 14 CE hour workshop

September 2010

Clinical Aromatherapy for Health Professionals: Module Three, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
Completed two-day, 16 hour workshop towards certification

May 2010

Clinical Aromatherapy for Health Professionals: Module Two, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
Completed two-day, 16 hour workshop towards certification

March 2010

Clinical Aromatherapy for Health Professionals: Module One, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
Completed two-day, 16 hour workshop towards certification

January 2010

Preconception Health Issues, California Board of Registered Nursing
Completed one CE

May 2009

Partners in Perinatal Health Conference, Marlborough, MA
Completed two-day, 16 hour conference with sessions in: Vegetarian Pregnancy (Reed Mangels), Properly Prepared for Pregnancy: A Nutrition Primer (Lisa Brown); keynote speakers: Ina May Gaskin, Jeanne Watson Driscoll, Eugene Declercq, Kathy Kendall-Tacket and Ruth Watson Lubic.

May 2008

Reflexology Association of America, Portland, Maine
Completed 12-hour CEU “Oceans of Opportunity” Conference with sessions in: Cranio-Sacral Reflexology (Dr Martine Faure-Alderson), Foot Reading (Bobbi Warren), Effective Reflexology in a Clinical Setting (Paul Harvey), Korean Hand Therapy (Dr Dan Lobash), Exploring the Diagnosis: Reflexology and Meridians (Lillian Morten); keynote speaker: Dr Gwen Wyatt of MSU on “Reflexology: An Intervention for Advanced Breast Cancer.

May 2008

Reflexology Association of America, Portland, Maine
Completed 5-hour CEU Leadership Training and Organizational Workshop taught by Bill Flocco and Laura Jodry.

October 2007

Overview of Complementary and Alternative Medicine by Continuing Medical Education, Ciné-Med®, Woodbury, CT
Completed 1 credit for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Online Continuing Education Series: Overview of Complementary and Alternative Medicine with the NCCAM.

May 2007

Academy of Universal Health and Healing, South Africa
Completed 16-hour CEU workshop in Chris Stormer’s Language of the Feet Reflexology and Foot Reading in Marlborough, Massachusetts.

January 2007

DONA International, Jasper, Indiana
Completed 23-hour Birth Doula training workshop in Haverhill, Massachusetts.

September 2006

American Academy of Reflexology, Burbank, California
Completed 18-hour CEU workshop in Flocco Integrated Foot Hand Ear Reflexology taught by Ko Tan in Connecticut.

September 2005

International Council of Reflexologists Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Attended 20-hour CEU Conference in research and education in the field of Reflexology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

November 2004

Father Josef’s Method Institute, Stamford, Connecticut
Completed 12-hour CEU workshop in Father Josef’s Method of  Reflexology in Marlborough, Massachusetts.

Appointments

04/13-06/15 – Education Committee – Reflexology Association of America

12/04-10/10 – Website Committee Chair – Massachusetts Association of Reflexology

07/06-06/09President – Massachusetts Association of Reflexology

10/05-06/06 – Interim President – Massachusetts Association of Reflexology

07/05-10/05 – Interim Vice President – Massachusetts Association of Reflexology

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