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Janet Doucette, MA LMHC
Retreat Director

Janet Doucette MA LMHC is a licensed clinical psychotherapist and skilled executive coach who has specialized experience in the integrative fields of mind body medicine, biofeedback and Buddhist/ mindfulness based psychotherapy. ​ Through her work as a former Life Management therapist at Canyon Ranch in Lenox, MA,  faculty member at Canyon Ranch Institute and her private consulting company, Mindstream Biofeedback  & Consulting, she has helped executives, athletes, writers, and medical professionals develop optimal career performance that is balanced with emotional and physical well-being.

An expert in the field of stress resiliency and mind body medicine, Janet offers professional training, seminars and workshops for clinical practitioners.  Participants learn functional methods, tools and skillful means by which they can evoke growth and alleviate suffering.  

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Connie Hanham-Cain RN, BSN, MSN, CDCES  
Registered Nurse and Certified Diabetes Care & Education Specialist - Type1

Connie has extensive experience as a holistic behavioral health nurse and CDE working with diverse populations of all ages. Her background includes lifelong study and practice of dance and body awareness disciplines, meditation and spiritual awareness techniques.  She teaches virtual retreat classes in diabetes topics, developing body awareness, advanced duration diabetes as well as energy medicine and dance. Connie is a contributing author to the book My Sweet Life: Successful Women with Diabetes, available at Amazon

Melanie Masdea-Dignum  LICSW, LCSW, ACHt
Behavioral Health Specialist and Retreat Coordinator

Melanie has worked in an integrative functional medicine environment as a behavioral therapist, helping individuals and couples with lifestyle change through the facilitation of attitudinal shifts and habit modification.  Through the development of highly individualized action plans, she has encouraged individuals who are often experiencing the challenges of a delicate health profile. She uses a multitude of techniques to teach people how to jumpstart a sustainable wellness intention.

Cindi Goldman-Patin, MSN, RN, CDCES, CHC, CPT, BA
Registered Nurse, Certified Diabetes Care & Education Specialist, Certified Health Coach, Health Educator, Health Counselor, Advocate ~ Type 1

Cindi has over twenty years experience of nursing in both clinical and wellness settings. As a diabetes educator, health coach and yoga instructor, she brings a unique combination of skill and perspective to all her endeavors.  She is a founding member of the DARE Team who focuses on helping her clients implement crucial lifestyle changes.


Cindi has presented at numerous national conferences from DiabetesSisters to American Association of Diabetes Educators.