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Online Delivery:

Upcoming eCourse; Spirituality of Caregiving with Spirituality and Health Magazine. For information (link to us)
Online Coaching. For information contact us.

More eCourses in development.

What Happens at a TK Program:

Transitional Keys (TK) uses elements of ritual to transform times of change into opportunities for personal growth. TK is applicable to a variety of circumstances and situations throughout the lifecycle.
Focusing on celebrations, losses, and turning points, the practical tools of TK helps to derive the benefits of ritual including:

  • Order and clarity in times of change
  • Relief and comfort in times of anxiety
  • Integration and healing in times of loss
  • Continuity and community in times of celebration and reflection

TK is an Experiential Program and Technique that Uses:

  • Sense memory
  • Visualizations
  • Guided meditation
  • Humor
  • Music
  • Storytelling
  • Symbolic thinking
  • Game playing
  • Movement exercises and yoga

At a TK Program You Will:

  • Regain balance
  • Reconnect with sources of inner resilience
  • Acquire tools for meeting life’s inevitable transitions

Who Attends:

People from all walks of life, of all ages, attend Transitional Keys programs. Many come to sort through various transitions in their lives such as:

  • Changes @ Work and @ Home
  • Renewing Self
  • Reinventing Retirement
  • Becoming Caregiver for an Older Parent, Spouse
  • Serious Illness (Self, Spouse, Partner, Parent, Child, Friend)
  • Becoming a New Parent, Grandparent
  • Becoming an ‘Empty Nester’/ Refeathering The Nest
  • Celebrate Big ‘0’ Birthdays
  • End of Life and Aftercare (Parent, Spouse, Friend)

Families, Gatherings, and Organizations

  • We design programs for organizations, corporations, and associations, both on and off site.
  • We design programs and events for families and informal gatherings.
  • We put on public programs at Wellness Centers, Spas, Retreat Centers, etc.

Certificate

Transitional Keys offers a certificate program that is valuable for:

  • Life coaches
  • Psychotherapists
  • Creativity coaches
  • Health care professionals and paraprofessionals
  • Holistic health practitioners
  • Professional body workers
  • Funeral directors and Aftercare providers

Our Caregiver Programs are Especially Helpful for:

  • Family caregivers
  • Volunteer caregivers
  • Professional caregivers
  • Hospice workers and hospice volunteers

For Caregivers

We’ve been especially effective with our Care for Caregivers programs and products.

  • Keys to Caring: (link to workshop text written above)
  • Try our free download of Catch Your Breath; a short-guided meditation crafted specifically to address the needs of caregivers
  • Upcoming eCourse; The Spirituality of Caregiving, with Spirituality and Health magazine. Click here to register (to us)

Research Interests

With our 501-c-3 status we are interested in further exploring application of TK to PTSD, PTSD with Veterans, Recovery, Teens in Recovery, and End of Life. We seek grants and partnerships in those areas.

Where We Have Been

  • Kripalu Yoga and Wellness Center, Transitional Keys: A Creative Response to Change
  • Friendly Visitors, DOROT Conference
  • Transforming Long Term Care through Ritual, Isabella Geriatric Center, Visiting Nurse Services, Ozzanam Nursing Home
  • We Are Our Stories, Positive Aging Conference, Eckerd College
  • Transitional Keys for Older Adults, Jewish Home & Hospital
  • The Consortium of New York Geriatric Education Center, NYU, College of Nursing
    Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging and Longevity, Certificate in Creative Aging
  • Columbia University Conference on Palliative Care
  • National Center for Creative Aging
  • McMaster Gerontology Program Bronx VA GRECC
  • The National Guild
  • Isabella Geriatric Center
  • Sarah Newman Nursing Home
  • Kittay House, Assisted Living Center
  • Concord House, Public Housing
  • De Sales Assisted Living Facility