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“Verbal First Aid™ uses words to set a course for healing from fear and pain.”

Since 2001, I have taught the protocol of Verbal First Aid—how to speak in medical emergencies to calm, relieve pain, promote healing, and save lives—to firefighters, emergency medical personnel, doctors, nurses and police officers across the United States and around the world.

Recent Updates:

What the Dolphin Said

New book, Available at Amazon:
What the Dolphin Said

Good Morning America Interview

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Talking to kids about a lockdown (Huffington Post)
Hard Talks With Kids | Empower your Children with knowledge to feel safe
At this new website, several experts have contributed important information for parents and teachers in these difficult times. Look for my articles about talking to kids about lockdown drills, about nightmares, and one on calming yourself and your kids.
The Magical Purple Healing Fairy

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Here is a sample of the chemotherapy healing adventure young girls can experience with the wonderful Purple Healing Fairy.

La Fee Violette, the Purple Fairy in French (free)

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Relaxation and Healing (free MP3)
Many of my clients have experienced extraordinary shifts listening to this meditation.
Talking to kids about scary weather (on The Weather Channel)