Education & Training

Degrees and Certification:

  • Bachelors Degree in Psychology, Northern Illinois University

  • License in Massage Therapy, Cortiva Institute, Chicago –National Certification

(NCBTMB) & AMTA membership in Ohio, Illinois & (former) Kentucky Licenses

  • Physical Therapy Aide Training

  • Gait for Wild Human Potential, through Cynthia Allen and Carole Montgomery of Integrative Learning Center

  • Sekhem-Seichem-Reiki Master (SSR), through Anne Steffen-Russo of Energetic Answers

  • First Degree Five Elements Reiki, through Bruce Davis

  • Level 1 Biodynamic Cranial Touch, through Synergy Holistic Health

  • Bodytalk Access

  • Unit 1 Rossiter Systems

  • Intro to Tai Yoga Massage

  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage

  • Intro to Kinesio Taping

  • Myofascial Release Clinical Applications (upper and lower body)

  • The Kinetic Link between the core and the extremities

  • Nutrition & Ayurveda Workshops

  • Ongoing Self Study of multidimensionality, consciousness, cosmology, somatics, spirituality, trauma theory, relating, Buddhism, and embodiment 

  • Eating Disorders

  • Bridges of the Brain

  • Emotional Control/Difficult Personalities Workshop

  • Poles Apart

  • Achieving Remission in Depression

  • Understanding Anger

  • Psychoneuroimmunology

  • Loss of Control

  • Chronic Pain Disorders and Treatments 

  • Types of Pain and Pain Pathways

  • Shamanic Astrology 101 

  • Shamanic Priestess Process, Priestess, through Anyaa McAndrew of Goddess on the Loose

  • Intro to Ipsalu Tantra, through Tracy Jo Duckworth, David Small & Cynthia Barry

  • ​Organizational Constellation, with Jane Peterson PhD of Human Systems Institute

 

Events:

  • Massage for MS Walk 2010

  • Massage for Women Helping Women Fundraiser 2012

  • Massage for GOBA (Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure) 2012

  • created and co-facilitated Third Circle; a practitioner’s collaborative 2013/14

  • ‘Third Circle’: Diverse Practitioner’s Collaborative Meet Up 2014

  • ‘Embody your Essence’-monthly self-care class October 2014-October 2015

  • Waves of a New Age with Tara L. Robinson Radio Show

   Interview: http://www.mediafire.com/listen/4fdmf35j00bp60l/Erin+Gallagher-Urtiaga+09_08_15.mp3

  • ‘Postural Playshops’: Monthly/Weekly Body-Mind-Spirit Self-Care Classes 2016-ongoing

  • ‘Soul Spa’: 3 hour Immersion for Emotional Healing, Intuitive Bodywork and Crystaline Attunement Collaboration Offering 2014-2015

  • ‘Soul Spa Retreat’: Weekend Retreat at Hope Springs: ceremony, kundalini yoga, meditations, crystal grid workshops, postural class, April 2015

  • ‘Trauma-Embodiment’ Co-Facilitated 6-week series with Allison Mcdonough, Spring 2017

  • Waves Of a New Age with Judy Peace on-air conversation on Consciousness, October 2017 

  • Organized, created, gently facilitated: ‘Practitioner Web Strengthening Gathering of Cincinnati’ (meet up of 50+ diverse practitioner’s to strengthen our practitioner web to better serve community) January 2018 (ongoing)

  • The Ultimate Risk Radio Show with Tara L. Robinson on Trauma, August 2018

  • The Empath’s Blindspot Workshop, 2 dates, August 2018

  • 'Unrepression of the Emotional Body 3-Day Retreat' at Hope Springs, OH, July 2019

  • "Support for Soul-Alignment" small groups for multidimensional self-alignment om Zoom, beginning in 2020

  • "Soul Call to Practitioner Gathering": a zoom gathering of IL Practitioners to strength Illinois Practitioner's Web

Educational Classes for Crossroads 4/7 Correctional Institution (Prison) Program:

  • “Why Forgive” at Lebanon’s Men’s Correctional August 2017

  • “Overcoming Shame” at Lebanon’s Men’s Correctional October 2017

  • “Trauma, Shame, Forgiveness and Addiction” research, mindfulness, embodiment, NVC, listening, role play and discussion at Lebanon’s Men’s Correctional July, August and September 2018