The Awareness Option® Foundation, Inc.
It is the mission of The Awareness Option Foundation to be a catalyst for improving the health and quality of life of people from all cutural backgrounds who are economically, socially or physically challenged, or who suffer from chronic illness. Committed to holistic healing, the Foundation underwrites programs and develops community partnerships which support experience-based health education opportunities.

TAO Foundation Board of Directors:

Jan Worsley Cendese, LCSW, LMT, CCP, APP - Executive Director
W. Ivan Cendese, PhD - Secretary/Treasurer
Maureen St. Germain
Roger M. Olbrot, LMT
Brenda Kell, LMT
Kerry E. Dew
Jan Nystrom
Stephanie Owens, PhD

The Objectives of the Awareness Option Foundation are:

To organize and underwrite regular events in which healing modalities are offered to reduce the physical, emotional, and spiritual suffering of the participants.

To create working partnerships with other community organizations that also serve people who are economically, socially and physically challenged, representing diverse cultural backgrounds and/or those who suffer from chronic illness.

To generate documentation on selected events that can be used as Foundation archives, material for publication or research data on the impact of complementary health care.

The Goals of the Events Offered by The Awareness Option Foundation are:

To provide events at little or no cost where people currently belonging to the previously described populations and groups will receive healing opportunities from trained practitioners.

To offer holistic health care modalities as the Foundation’s primary vehicle for delivering high quality complementary health care.

To offer modalities that promote self-discovery and change through increased awareness, in formats including workshops, classes and individual and group sessions

TAO Founding Members:

Dale Alexander
Laurie Brusati
Mary Caldwell
Jan Worsley Cendese, LCSW, LMT, CCP, APP
Sally Churgel
Mark Fourman
Rachel Gakenheimer
Ruth Goldenberg
Paula Gordon
Harriet Goslin
Marilyn Graham
Judy Greenmans
Lansing B. Gresham
Eleanor Horowitz
Sybil Krauter
Kimberly Lajoie
Susan Holmes LeClair
Geoffrey Leigh
Sharon McCarthy
Sara Pierce
Mary Ellen Rayner
Ruth Sheldon
Karen Sjostrom Hedger
Kandy Taylor Love
Linda Tumey
Nili Tzarnotzky
Rebecca Wagemann
James Wagemann
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