STRATFORD, P.E.I. – Four-time cancer survivor and therapeutic touch practitioner and teacher Rev. David Maginley will be the guest speaker at an Atlantic Therapeutic Touch Network event this week.
The public is welcome to attend his presentation at the Robert Cotton Center, Bunbury Rd., Stratford, at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 25. To pre-register, visit Atlanticttn.com or write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A spiritual counsellor at the QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax, Maginley is the author of “Beyond Surviving: Cancer and Your Spiritual Journey”.
Having survived cancer multiple times, Maginley had a profound near-death experience which led to explorations in the nature of consciousness and the connection of body, mind and spirit.
He knows what it’s like to have cancer from both sides of the hospital bed and has a sense of this life from both sides of the veil.
Maginley has been a practitioner and teacher of therapeutic touch for more than 20 years at the QEII, and was presented with a Merit Award 2018 for his ongoing work by the Canadian Association for Spiritual Care (CASC). He is ordained with the Lutheran Church in Canada, a specialist with CASC,and a member of the Canadian Association for Psychosocial Oncology, the International Association for Near-Death Studies, the Institute of Noetic Science.
He is also featured in the upcoming documentary, “When You Die”.
An advisor for provincial and federal cancer initiatives, Maginley lectures throughout Canada on integrative spirituality in health care.