Leanne Bishop Health Education Specialist

Leanne has earned a B.S. in Elementary Education and a M.Ed in Counselor Education from the University of Maine. She worked as a school counselor prior to staying home with her children for multiple years.

Leanne joined Caring Connections in 2015, and serves as the Health Education Specialist and Healing Touch Certified Practitioner (HTCP).

She provides cancer prevention education within school and community settings as well as cancer support services. Also through Caring Connections, Leanne offers Healing Touch (energy therapy) services to members and non-members of the Bangor YMCA for a fee, and provides up to 8 session (by donation) for people undergoing cancer treatments.

She also organizes volunteer opportunities for Healing Touch students to provide sessions to cancer survivors and caregivers by donation. She has found her life’s purpose in Healing Touch, but also enjoys singing, laughing, and spending time with friends, her husband, and her two daughters.