Washington Institute of Natural Medicine

Services and Fees

Shaarona (Becky) Harris

Shaarona (Becky) Harris, CNA, CMT, CNT
Licensed Personal Care Provider/Certified Nursing Assistant/Nursing Technician
Certified Medication Technician
Licensed through the Maryland Board of Nursing
Certificate in Lymphedema Treatment for Nursing Personnel and the Health Care Team
Certificate in Treating Edema with Compression for Nursing Personnel and the Health Care Team
Certificate in Massage for Health Care Practitioners
Certificate in Complementary and Integrative Practices for Nursing Personnel and the Health Care Team
Certified Lymphatic Drainage
Certified Energetic Neural Therapy Practitioner, Muscle Testing Practitioner
Guided Imagery Practitioner, Holistic Health Intern
Under the Direction of the Washington Institute's Licensed Holistic Nurses

Holistic Health Services

Natural Health Exam: This exam is a comprehensive study of the human body using observation skills from the Orient and Europe. It is a preventative approach focusing on organ system efficiency and cleansing. For each client the exam consists of a combination of alternative modalities; Iridology, Tongue analysis, Facial Observation, Pulse analysis, a Japanese Hara technique. Remedy testing, and Natural Treatment plan recommendations. $95.00 - $135.00

Energetic Dry Needle Neural Therapy - Dry Needle Neural Therapy is a technique that provides pain relief and aids in return of function and mobility. It is performed by medically trained licensed health care professionals such as nurses, med techs, and doctors. These professionals are instructed initially with their formal education and have added additional training in order to perform Neural Therapy. It originated with Dr. Huneke in the 1930’s during his consolidation of knowledge on the Autonomic Nervous System. This therapy works on the autonomic ganglia (nerve groups controlling internal organs), peripheral nerves (nerves controlling the extremities, such as arms and legs), scars, glands, acupressure points, trigger points, and segmental points (nerve points controlling segments of the body). Energetic Dry Needle Neural Therapy applies pressure with fingers and then insertion of small hypodermic needles. After insertion energy is released. Guided Imagery can be added upon request. $115.00

Lymphatic Drainage - The method provides Gently and rhythmic movement through the lymph system of the body, especially inflamed areas, relieving pressure and enhancing the functioning of the immune system. As both a preventative and therapeutic technique, LD can be used for a wide range of purposes including faster recovery from injury, reduction of swelling and discomfort, and strengthened resistance to illness. $125.00

Muscle Response Allergy Testing (MRAT) and Treatment - A person is evaluated with muscle response testing (MRT) to see if her/she is sensitive to a particular substance (allergen). The allergen gives off an energetic signature that can be detected by the body. The energetic signature is picked up by nerve receptors in the hands and arms. If the individual demonstrates positive sensitivity (weakness) he/she is a candidate for MRAT. This type of an evaluation is a bio-energetic test.

While a client holds a vial containing a dilute form of an allergen in one hand the practitioner tests the muscle strength on the opposite hand and arm. If the client shows muscle weakness then it represents sensitivity to the allergen in the vial. Upon determining the sensitivity the practitioner has two options for treatment naturally. The practitioner can select oral homeopathic medicines for treatment and desensitization or a bio-energetic treatment. With the bio-energetic treatment the client holds the vial containing the dilute form of the allergen while the practitioner applies pressure and tapping to peripheral nerve points. These points create a pathway whereby neurological information to the allergy is released. In addition acupressure is applied to energy points along the spine, hands, wrists, legs, and feet. The acupressure to these points facilitates the introduction of new information into the person’s body through energetic channels. In this manner effects of the offending substance (allergen) no longer disrupt the body’s immune system. Then the immune system no longer sees the substance as a threat. $135

Hypnosis - This therapy helps individuals quit habits that they no longer want. Smoking, weight loss, and anxiety are some of the most asked about, but hypnosis can be a help to stop any bad habit. During hypnosis, the client may experience a trance state that is similar to meditation or a light sleep. In this state, the conscious mind is relaxed so that the subconscious mind can take in the thoughts and suggestions that the client wishes to happen. The subconscious mind controls habits and is aware of everything that is happening around the client during the session. The first session for hypnosis is usually an hour and a half. $95 - $145

Cranial Sacral Therapy - CST is a holistic healing assessment and technique that uses light pressure and gentle energetic touch to balance the cranium, spine, and sacral area which includes the nerve ganglion sites, cerebral spinal fluid, and soft tissues of the central nervous system. This therapy helps the spine become more limber and causes cerebral spinal fluid to move more freely thereby balancing the central nervous system. It treats neck pain, headaches, stiffness, back pain, TMJ, sciatica, stress, and more. This is light to moderate touch therapy performed on a fully clothed individual. 60 minute session $125.00

Organ Flushing - It is a specialized body work technique that is provided by advanced trained licensed practitioners. This therapy applies gentle pressure and gliding strokes to assist with toxin removal from the lymphatic system, soft tissue, the liver, kidneys, intestines, stomach, adrenals, bladder, gallbladder, and spleen. In this session the practitioner uses specialized bodywork techniques at the collar bone region, on the arms, legs, feet, and abdomen. With this technique the therapist assists with toxin removal from the whole body. It also assists with swelling, edema, pain, full feeling in head, arthritis, gastritis, sinusitis, discomfort from cancer symptoms, and more.... $125 for a 60 minute session.

Nursing Bedside Geriatric Massage - Designed to address the specific needs of the elderly population. This type of massage uses gentle and light application of massage techniques with oil or lotion to permit your muscles to be worked on without causing excessive friction to the skin. Geriatric massage has been shown to relieve anxiety and provide comfort, especially to touch-deprived elderly clients. $125 for a 60 minute session.

Nursing Bedside Massage is a very relaxing and therapeutic style of bodywork. It combines oils or lotion with an gliding strokes and gentle kneading to help the body improve its circulation. The benefits of this type of bodywork are wide-ranging and include relief from aches and pains, decreased stress levels in the body, enhanced mental clarity, improved appearance, and greater flexibility. $125 for a 60 minute session.


  • Cambridge Nursing Academy 
    * Certified Nursing Assistant, graduation date: April 6, 2019
    * Certified Medication Technician, graduation date: April 28, 2019
    Scope of practice includes administration of medications as a licensed nursing function ~ which includes but not limited to administration of oral medications and the use of hypodermic needles by way of subcutaneous injections
  • American Heart Association
    * Basic Life Support/First Aid training, graduation date: March 12, 2019
  • American Naturopathic and Holistic Association
    *Certified Energetic Dry Needle Neural Therapy, graduation: date May 2, 2019
    *Certified Muscle Response Practitioner, graduation date: May 2, 2019
    *Certified Hypnosis Practitioner, Graduation date: June 9, 2019
    *Certified Lymphatic Drainage, Graduation Date: May 5, 2019
  • Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
    *Certificate in Massage for Health Care Practitioners, Accredited by the American Alternative Medical Association for Continuing Education, September 5, 2019
  • On Course Learning
    *Certificate in Complementary and Integrative Practices for Nursing Personnel and the Health Care Team, On Course Learning, Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the American Nurses Credentialing Center
    *Certificate in Lymphedema Treatment (Lymphedema, an Orphan Disease) for Nursing Personnel and the Health Care Team, On Course Learning/Relias, Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the American Nurses Credentialing Center, Completed August 15, 2019
    *Certificate in Treating Edema with Compression (Putting the Squeeze on Edema) for Nursing Personnel and the Health Care Team, On Course Learning/Relias, Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the American Nurses Credentialing Center, Completed August 14, 2019

Nursing Technician/Assistant/Personal Care Provider Training and Scope of Practice
Anatomy and Physiology, diseases and it's effect of the body, medical terminology, patient care principals, activities of daily living, transferring and ambulation, vital signs, back rub/massage techniques, Passive Range of Motion of arms legs, hands/wrists, and feet (stretching, abduction, adduction), personal care and hygiene to promote circulation and prevent skin breakdown, Massage application of lotion/cream for skin dryness and to promote circulation and prevent skin breakdown, foot soak/bath and care with massage application of lotion, hand and nail soak/bath and care with massage application of lotion, psycho social care skills, warm or cold/ice pack application, gathering vital information about the patient/client's condition, assess physical conditions of patients/clients and reports to charge nurse or doctor, explains basic medical information to patients/clients, apply bandages/dressings after receiving the specialized training, perform specialized medical tasks or treatments during employment after receiving in-service training or continuing education classes.These tasks/treatments vary by practitioner all depending upon the additional training provided at the workplace.

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