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Middle Tennessee Cancer Recovery & Support Group

If you or a family member has cancer or is a survivor, then the Middle Tennessee Cancer Recovery and Support Group is for you!

Middle Tennessee Cancer Recovery and Support Group

The main focus of this group is to:

Provide networking and support for people with similar situations

Provide sessions and workshops to empower, guide and support

Provide a creative and positive atmosphere; a "safe place" to share experiences and emotions

Share information on alternative and holistic options from our local area as well as others across the country and around the world.

Caretakers, family and friends are invited!

Location: Brentwood Trace II Clubhouse, 5748 Stonebrook Drive, Brentwood, TN 37027

Date: First Sunday of Every Month

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Cost: Free


We have all come together to form this group to help other find a better way to live through cancer. Each one of us have either personally experienced cancer or the loss of a loved one to cancer, and know how important it to have choices, support, and a calm and loving atmosphere to help rebuild emotional strength. We are here for you, and will do everything within our power to help!

Pat La Faire, RN, CHHP

Pat's background includes RN Nursing & Psychology Major @ Northern Illinois University Dekalb, IL CHHP @ IBMS Charleston, NC & Bio Energetics, Carmel, IN.

Her experience has been in Home Health, Hospice, Behavioral Health Facilities and Community based Non-Profit organizations locally.

She specializes in Patient, Client and Caregiver Counseling, Teaching and recently Coaching. Areas of expertise in Grief Workshops, Stress Management, Spiritual, Financial, Nutrition & Supplements, Relationships, Fun & Recreation.

Becki Baumgartner

Becki is a member of the American Holistic Medical Association. She had over 25 years of experience in the medical field, working as a Chiropractic Assistant, Optometric Assistant, and Optician when she decided to return to college to study Alternative Medicine.

She graduated from Clayton College in 2011 with a BS in Natural Health, Minor in Herbology, and obtained her Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki Master Certification in 2012. She obtained the Tennessee Naturalist Certification in 2013 and is currently enrolled in the Master Herbalist Program at the Academy of Natural Health Sciences.

In 2012 joined Natchez Trace Veterinary Services, an Alternative Medicine Veterinary Clinic, as Practice Manager and Herbalist. She is also volunteer naturalist for Metro Parks, facilitates a weekly share at Center of Symmetry Nashville, and offers classes and workshops on Reiki, Herbology, and Alternative Health in the Nashville TN area.

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Joyce Dierschke

Joyce Dierschke is a certified Reiki Master, writer, artist, traveler and outdoor enthusiast. She co-owns the successful website and business with Becki Baumgartner, offering information, inspiration and instruction in Reiki and energy healing, herbs, phenomena, spirituality, intuition and more.

Joyce is an experienced hiker, camper and kayaker, Joyce understand the healing power of spending time in nature. She currently works for a large outdoor apparel and equipment retailer and teaches classes in navigation, hiking and camping.

When she is not practicing or teaching Reiki or educating and outfitting people for outdoor recreation, Joyce spends time with her two lovable and active beagle-mix pups, Katie and George.

Monique Sears

Monique Sears is a certified Reiki Practitioner and a nursing student at Aquinas College. She is very active in the Holistic Medical Community. She teaches in Holistic Health Workshops in the Nashville area and can provide home Reiki Sessions that include nursing assessments. She can also help train you in meditation, relaxation, nutrition, and appropriate exercise.

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  • Becki B.

    This is was the first meeting of the Middle Tennessee Cancer Recovery and Support Group. Our goal is to empower cancer survivors and families with information and techniques that can help improve the immune system which will in turn protect the body against the ravages of cancer. Awesome presentation from Timothy Lambright of B.E.S.T. - some amazing work he is doing!

    June 2, 2014

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