|About Katina I. Makris, CCH, CIH: Katina has worked in Natural Health care since 1983, initially with a busy Homeopathic private practice, as well as being a popular newspaper health columnist for nine years. She sat on on the board of The Council for Homeopathic Certification for seven years. Katina has taught homeopathic classes and now lectures on behalf of Lyme disease awareness and recovery, as well as an Inspirational Speaker. She is the survivor of an advanced case of chronic Lyme disease, which stripped her of all that she worked to create. Katina’s voice reflects those of millions in similar straits, struggling with this long misunderstood and under researched disease. Katina is also a Certified Intuitive Healer, focusing her current work on healing the spirit as well as the body.
“I find helping others address the emotional and spiritual nature of their condition frees up much internal energy, allowing them more personal resources to heal,” says Katina.
Katina’s first book, “Out of The Woods, Healing Lyme Disease, Body, Mind & Spirit”has been awarded as a finalist for Best Book in Alternative Health 2011 with USA Book News, as well as Katina winning “Top 50Authors you Sould be Reading” by the Authors Show. Katina is on a nationwide Lyme awareness speaking circuit, offering hope and guidance on this quixotic illness, the epidemic of our time.
Her following three books are highly praised for her clear communication, vast expertise as a holistic medicine expert with concise healing information at the levels of body, mind and spirit. “Autoimmune Illness & Lyme Disease nRecovery Guide” is in foreign translation. “Loving Yourself Enough to Live” is an inspirational book of Katina”s near death experience followed by daily motivational quotes.
“Since I was a small child I have known my purpose in this lifetime is to help others heal, offering support and guidance, as well as insight.”
She is honored to have been selected by the revered radio powerhouse Dr Pat Baccilli of the award winning TheDePatShow, to host the first weekly live radio call-in talk show, LYME LIGHT RADIO WITH KATINA. Wednesdays 4pm EST/1pm PST on TransformationTalkRadio.com and an Am talk station 1230 WBLQ. Innovative, educational, inspirational, Lyme Light Radio features the most prominent experts in the field, as well as Foundation leaders, patients, cutting edge news, helping to expand awareness on Lyme disease epidemic status to a global audience.
Katina is the keynote speaker at the nationally revered Ticked OFF Music Fest series, a philanthropic and Lyme disease educational venue, including famed musical acts and prominent Lyme disease experts. The core troupe includes founder Gregg Kirk and The Zen Engines, songwriter/singer Alisa Turner and the famed “Survivorman” TV personality and rock star, Les Stroud. Past locations have included Wilmington, DE, Jacksonville, FL, Annapolis, MD. Upcoming scheduled stops are House of Blues, Los Angles CA 3/28/15, Atlanta GA 5/29/15, S. Hampton, LI, NY 8/15 & Wash DC 10/15.
Visit Katina’s website; KatinaMakris.com for more information on her as well as Lyme disease resources and an excellent Lyme symptom questionnaire. Program schedules and past show podcast archives can be found at LymeLightRadio.com and on iTunes.