President & Program Director Cathy Miller, MM, LMT, ABT
Cathy Miller serves as the President of the Board for Soul Lightening International, also serving on the Executive Committee, the Operating Committee and as the Program Director. She has been a certified practitioner and instructor of Soul Lightening Acupressure since 2005.
Cathy is a Licensed Massage Therapist with additional diplomas and certifications in Asian Bodywork Therapy (NCCAOM), Advanced Process Acupressure, and Clinical Acupressure (SLI). In addition to her busy teaching schedule, Cathy maintains a private practice at Crossings: a center for the Healing Traditions in Silver Spring, Maryland. She has also previously served as an affiliated practitioner at the Tai Sophia Institute in Laurel, Maryland, and at the Center for Integrative Medicine in Easton, Maryland. She has helped establish several outreach programs including working with military service members and their families at the Restore and Renew Wellness Clinic at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington DC, and the Acupressure for Anyone® world outreach program through Soul Lightening International.
Professional Memberships include Asian and Oriental Bodywork Therapists Association (AOBTA), American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP), International Alliance of Health Educators (IAHE) and Soul Lightening International (SLI). Cathy holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education and a Master’s Degree in Music Performance (French Horn) from The University of Michigan School of Music. She completed coursework in Clinical Psychology at Loyola College in Baltimore Maryland, and completed her Massage and Asian Bodywork Therapy training at the Baltimore School of Massage.
Prior to her work with Soul Lightening International, Cathy served in the United States Army Field Band as a professional musician, music librarian and graphic artist. Upon her retirement in 2006, she was awarded the Legion of Merit for her leadership and creative contributions. Cathy lives on the eastern shore of Maryland.
Aminah Raheem, Ph.D.
President & Program Director
Cathy Miller, MM, LMT, ABT
Marilyn Zurwaski, OTR/L
MaDonna Hill, LMT
Integrative Healthcare Director
Elizabeth (Liz) Monson, CRNP
Development & Membership Director
Rev. Paul Sibcy, M.A.
Soul Lightening International is a 501c(3) non-profit organization operating exclusively for educational purposes.