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Holistic nursing is a specialty practice that deals with healing the whole person. Its practitioners use all their knowledge, theories, expertise and intuition to become therapeutic partners for the patients they care for. The philosophy is that the whole human being is interconnected in body, mind, emotion, and spirit. All patients are understood to be expressing themselves in the context of their social and cultural mores as well as in their relationships to others and to their environment. Because there are only a limited number of holistic nurses, we list them by state below.

Holistic nursing approaches

Holistic nursing believes in listening carefully to the patient as an important agent in his/her own healing. Holistic nurses help the healing process as they respect patients' individual experiences in regard to their health, especially what they believe in and value.

Holistic nursing approaches generally tap both complementary treatments and alternative treatments to help patients with physical, psychological, and spiritual needs. They focus on working with medicine's traditional treatments to give patients the best possible opportunities to experience healing and peace.

Holistic nursing approaches emphasize personal responsibility and self-care. They encourage patients to feel a spiritual connection and take time to reflect on their lives.

Holistic healing

Nurses who practice holistic healing are like traditional nursing in their respect for medical options. But the practice goes beyond that to a philosophical attitude about how people are in general.

Below is a list of networks of holistic nurses by state. It comes from the website of the American Holistic Nurses Association where you can get contact information for holistic nurses by state.


Hueytown: Greater Birmingham Area


Fairbanks: Integrative Healthcare


Flagstaff: Flagstaff Holistic Nurses, Naturopaths International Network

Goodyear: Phoenix Network

Phoenix: Holistic Stress Management Women's Wellness Network

Phoenix/Scottsdale: Scottsdale Maricopa County

Snowflake: Arizona White Mountains

Tucson: Tucson Network


Agoura Hills: Ventura County NW

Alameda: East Bay San Francisco Area Network

Canyon Lake: Inland Empire AHNA Network

Carmichael: Sacramento Area

Eureka: Humboldt County Holistic Nursing Network

Fresno: Central California

Huntington Beach: Orange County, California Network

Napa: Napa/Sonoma/Lake Counties

San Diego: San Diego Holistic Nursing Network, San Diego Local AHNA NW

San Francisco: UC San Francisco Holistic Nurses Network

Turlock: Central Valley California Network


Berthoud: Longmont/ Berthoud Network

Denver: Denver Area Network

Durango: Holistic Caregivers SW

Grand Junction: Western Colorado Network


Old Saybrook: Connecticut -


Wilmington: Delaware -


Cape Canaveral: Holistic Military Nurses Network

Clearwater: Pinellas County/ Florida Network

Cooper City: S. Florida "Awakening Minds Network" Delray Beach
Hospice by the Sea Network

Fort Lauderdale: Broward County "Healing Light" Network

Jacksonville: Jacksonville, FL Network

Leesburg: Lake, Sumter & Marion Counties

Naples: Naples, Florida

Orlando: Orlando Area, FL

Palm Bay: East-Central Florida

Plantation: Miami-Dade

Sarasota: Sarasota AHNA

Tampa: Tampa Bay Holistic Nurses

Venice: Venice/Sarasota, FL


Tyrone: Atlanta, GA Network


Honolulu: Oahu Honolulu Area Network

Kamuela: HNC Network


Boise: Idaho Holistic Nurses


Chicago: Chicago Holistic Nurses in Action, AHNA - Chicago Network

Crystal Lake: Northern Fox River Valley

Kankakee: Coos Bay

New Lenox: New Lenox/ SW Suburbs of Chicago


Granger: Healing Touch Practitioners

Valparaiso: LaPorte Hospital Holistic Nurse Network


Davenport: Iowa-Scott County


Kansas City: Kansas City, KS


Lexington: Lexington Area

Louisville: Louisville/Southern Indiana at

Kentuckiana AHNA Group at


Baton Rouge: Baton Rouge, LA

Metairie: Metairie, LA Network


Strong: W ME Nurses' Gathering

York Beach: Southern Maine Coast


Aberdeen: Harford Healing Hearts

Owing Mills: New York City AHNA Network


Attleboro: South East Massachusetts & Rhode Island Holistic Nursing Connection

Byfield: Mass/NH Seacoast Network

Framingham: Allston-Brighton NW

Littleton: Merrimack Valley, MA

West Newbury: Mass/NH Seacoast Network


DeWitt: Lansing, MI

Muskegon: West Michigan Healers, Inc.

Northville: Michigan Holistic Nurses Network

Ottawa Lake: SE Michigan and Northern Ohio


Mantorville: Southeast Minnesota Network

Minnetonka: Minnesota Holistic Nurses Association

Plymouth: Minnesota/MNHA NW

Woodbury: Leadership Council Network Coordinator


Saint Louis: St. Louis Area

Springfield: Ozark Holistic Nursing Network

St. Peters: St Louis Area



Lincoln: Nebraska American Holistic Nurses Association

Omaha: Council Bluffs Network


Las Vegas: Southern NV AHNA NW

Reno: Northern Nevada

New Hampshire

Nashua: New Hampshire/Greater Nashua Network

New Jersey

Egg Harbor City: South Jersey NW

Flemington: Hunterdon Medical Center Flemington, NJ 08822

Livingston: Holistic Network North

Long Branch: Sandpiper & Hudson County Holistic Nurses

Ocean: Jersey Shore NW

Point Pleasant: Hypnosis Special Interest Network

Princeton: Central New Jersey HNA at Hamilton

Rumson: NJ/ NY Network

Wyckoff: Bergen County, NJ

New Mexico

Albuquerque: Albuquerque Network

El Prado: New Mexico Network

New York

Copake: Hudson Valley New York State Network

Huntington: North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System

Massapequa: Nassau/Suffolk Counties of NY

Penn Yan: Finger Lakes Region

Point Lookout: North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System

Rock Hill: Catskill & Hudson area of NY

Tonawanda: Western New York NW

Williston Park: AMMA Holistic Nurses Network

North Carolina

Arden: Asheville, NC and Surrounding WNC Counties

Asheville: Asheville, NC and Surrounding WNC Counties

Chapel Hill: North Carolina Triangle

Charlotte: Charlotte, NC Network

Greenville: ECU Holistic Nursing Student Network

Wilmington: Wilmington NC


Ashtabula: Northeastern Ohio Network

Bremen: Bremen, OH Network

Kent: Akron-Kent Ohio Network

Loveland: Greater-Cincinnati, Ohio Area

New Lebanon: Greater Dayton Area

Painesville: Cleveland (Cleveland Clinic)


Edmond: Oklahoma City Area NW

Piedmont: Oklahoma Area NW


Jefferson: Oregon Holistic Nurses Network

Tigard: Portland, Oregon


Aldan: Delaware County, PA Network

Collegeville: Southeastern PA

Conshohocken: AHNA Philadelphia Area Network

Dalton: Northeastern Pennsylvania NW

Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh Nurses United for Healing

South Carolina

Surfside Beach: South East Coast Network

South Dakota

Aberdeen: South Dakota


Brentwood: Holistic Nurses of

Nashville: Nashville
Holistic Nurses of Nashville, Nashville, TN Network


Austin: Austin, TX

Dallas: Dallas, TX and Surrounding Area

Plano: Dallas, TX and Surrounding Areas

The Woodlands: Houston Network


West Jordan: Utah


Grand Isle: Burlington Holistic Nurses' Group

Norwich: Dartmouth Region-Hanover NH/Central VT


Fredericksburg: Fredericksburg

Midlothian: Richmond, VA Network

Roanoke: Roanoke, VA Network


Kingston: Kitsap County

Ridgefield: Washington State

Woodland: Washington State

West Virginia

Mullens: Southern West Virginia NW


De Pere: Northwoods Holistic Nurses' Resource Center

Menomonee Falls: Milwaukee & SE Wisconsin HN

Watertown: Milwaukee AHNA; SE Wisconsin