Karin Cole is a New York State licensed massage therapist and a certified life coach. She is the Massage Therapy and Bereavement Coordinator for the Palliative Care Program at the University of Rochester Medical Center. She is the founder of Monarch Integrative Care (monarchintegrativecare.com), an integrative medicine home visit program for people with serious illness. She is certified in oncology massage, geriatric massage, and complete decongestive therapy for lymphedema.
Karin is the co-founder of the Integrative Oncology Committee at the Wilmot Cancer Center, which is committed to bringing education and services of integrative medical therapies to the community and healthcare providers. She also serves as the clinical supervisor for the massage therapy program.
Karin began training in 2007 with a western Shaman and to deepen her healing practice. She provides and facilitates spiritual healing, and with a shamanic framework, helps clients address the spiritual aspects of one’s physical, emotional, or psychological disease or struggle.
She believes that there are many paths to healing and knows how a calm, centered approach to patient care benefits the overall wellness of the body, mind, and spirit.