Posts Categorized: at the bedside

Superstar Teagan

Imagine that your child is born and mere weeks later she is diagnosed with a so-often-deadly ATRT brain tumor.  Eric Annis and Amanda Leland don’t have to imagine.  That’s exactly what happened to them and their daughter, Teagan. We got to touch them…and they touched us. They sent us this quick video because they wanted… Read more »

Meet the team! Bettina Peterson, CMT

Tina Peterson, CMT is one of Healwell’s direct service practioners. She was kind enough to share her smart, beautiful thoughts about her work providing massage (dancing in space and time, and listening, listening, listening) at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, Virginia. Please start by telling us a little about yourself. I live in Falls Church,… Read more »

The Scientist and God

“And God came to me.”, he half-whispered, the fading sun glinting in his eyes.  He leaned up a little in his bed to share this secret with me.   This “secret” he had shared with each member of the care team who had worked with him in the preceding days.   Everyone told me their version and… Read more »