Amaranth Counseling, LLC  dba - Hope for Your Future

Full CARE Intensive
At Drops Of Hope Integrative Care
2230 Bluestone Drive, St. Charles, MO
April 19-22, 2018  (Th-Sun)
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Full CARE Intensive in FLORIDA!
May 31-June 3, 2018 (Th-Sun)
5807 Palmetto Drive
Fort Pierce, FL  34982
Graciously hosted by JP & Amber Rankin at their Fabulous Home!
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Next Intensive Oct 4-7, 2018   St. Charles, MO

Learn & Earn NCBTMB Approved CE's in
APPLIED VITA-FLEX, RAINDROP TECHNIQUE, History of Anointing Oils (formerly Healing Oils of the Bible), CHEMISTRY 1 & 2, and Emotional Release

Enroll and Pay through
Or at this web address (click or copy and paste)

Most conveniently in the Midwest at Drops Of Hope Integrative Care Center 2230 Bluestone Drive. Saint Charles, MO  63303


Dr. Patty Caldera, PScD., FCCI, LSH, DPSc, LCSW, MSW, MCRRT
Tamara Spurgeon, CCI(e), DPScA
Deb Houston, CCI(e), RN

This 3.5 Day CARE INTENSIVE provides practical training in the use of Applied Vitaflex and Raindrop 1 & 2, and Chemistry 1&2 (Along with Healing Oils of the Bible & Emotional Release).
It provides practically applied aromatherapy skills and authorized training for  NCBTMB (UP TO 25 CEs included) for healing professionals who choose to learn about &/or integrate essential oils into their practices as well as for the non-professionals who are empowering themselves to increase the health and well being of themselves, family, & friends.  Raindrop Certification and Licensing available.

Participants completing the training will:

~ Understand the Fundamentals of Aromatherapy History
~ Understand the basics of Science and Chemistry of Essential Oils used in class
~ Learn to Apply Useful Skills in Vita-flex Reflexology- Both give and receive this technique.
~ Learn to do CARE Raindrop Technique - Both give and receive technique.
~ Experience Emotional Release Technique Demonstration and learn the physiological and emotional basis for this modality.
~ Learn how to become certified to give Raindrop to friends and family and the path to becoming certified as a professional -even if you are not a massage therapist.

~ Have a Great Time!


Anyone may attend this seminar.  Professionals may complete certification.  The Center for Aromatherapy Research and Education is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider (included in intensive).
In addition, CARE is also recognized by the Natural Therapies Certification Board (NTCB), the Spiritual Healing Licensing Board (SHLB), and the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP).  Additional fees apply - be sure to speak with your instructor or call CARE for this service.

Additionally if you are already a licensed professional you may want to consider Pastoral Medical Association International membership at (If so please reference Patricka Caldera)

Become eligible to be certified as a CRTS & LSH:
Learn how to become a Certified Raindrop Technique Specialist (CRTS) and Licensed Spiritual Healer (LSH) through CARE and legally practice Raindrop and Vitaflex.

**Online registration is NOT through CARE available*** please use the following Link to enroll & pay:

Dr. Patty Caldera, PScD., FCCI, CRTS, LSH, DPSc, LCSW, MSW, MCRRT
2230 Bluestone Dr 
Saint Charles, MO  63303
636-352-7041 (Todd Dorsey business manager)
email contact:

Cash, checks and credit cards are accepted.

Tamara Spurgeon, CCI (e), DPScA
Deb Houston, CCI (e), RN, LSH

Be sure to select the correct dates and location on SQUARE payment page.
Drops of Hope Integrative Care Center
2230 Bluestone Drive
Saint Charles, MO  63303
5807 Palmetto Dr. Fort Pierce, FL


*First DAY Thursday 2018  (FL May 31)
6:30pm . . . . Registration
7:00pm . . . . History of Anointing (Formerly Healing Oils of the Bible) 2 CEU's
9:00pm . . . . Adjourn

*Second Day Friday 2018 (FL June 1)
8:00 AM . . . . Registration
8:30 AM . . . . Introduction to CARE and Participants
9:00 AM ........Chemistry I  - 3 CEUs
1:00 PM  . . . . Lunch (order in or on your own)
2:00 PM . . . . Applied Vitaflex  - 4 CEUs
6:00 PM . . . . Q & A, Adjourn/Dinner

~THIRD DAY  Saturday (FL June 2)
8:00 AM . . . . Chemistry II - 3 CEUs
12:00 PM  . . . Lunch (order in or on your own)
1:00 PM. . . . Raindrop I - 4 CEUs
3-5……Raindrop round 1
* May run late due to student skill/understanding levels of students
5:00 PM . . . . Dinner -
6:00 PM…..Raindrop round 2

~THIRD DAY  Sunday (FL June 3)
9:00 AM  . . . .Raindrop II - 4 CEUs
    Raindrop round 3
11:00 PM  . . . Brunch
12:00 PM . . . . Emotional Release - 5 CEUs
5:00 PM . . . . Seminar Adjourn

~Individual Course Credits & Ala Carte Prices all US dollars

Applied Vitaflex Reflexology . . .4 hours/0.4 CEUs . . . $140
Raindrop I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 hours/0.4 CEUs . . . $160
Raindrop II. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 hours/0.4 CEUs . . . $160
Chemistry I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 hours/0.3 CEUs . . . $110
Chemistry II . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 hours/0.3 CEUs . . . $110
*Emotional Release . . . . . . . . .5 hours/0.5 CEUs . . . $170
Oils of Ancient History   . . . . . .2 hours/0.2 CEUs . . . . $40
   (formerly Healing Oils of the Bible)

~TOTAL ALA CARTE PRICE . . 25 hours . . .     $890 u.s. dollars
PACKAGE PRICE FOR WHOLE PROGRAM (All 25 hours) $700 U.S. (Save $190)

Registrations for CARE Raindrop Technique and Vitaflex Reflexology are limited to keep class sizes small for better hands-on attention and training. So register early to assure a place. (9 ea per instructor)
As for the History of Anointing, Chemistry I, Chemistry II, and Emotional Release classes, these are demonstration/lecture classes and there are no limitations on class size for these beyond the seating capacity of the room. They are all open to the public at ala carte prices with registrations taken at the door. However, pre-registration is also recommended for these portions of the CARE Intensive.

CARE Vitaflex is required before taking Raindrop I.
CARE Raindrop I is required before taking Raindrop II.
CARE Chemistry I is required before taking Chemistry 2.
ALL above required before
CARE Emotional Release

Full refund less $100 for processing for cancellations no later than two weeks before the seminar date. 

Class Notes, All necessary Oils to be used in Class, Handouts, and a Certificate acknowledging your participation in the course or courses taken are all included in seminar fees.  Please tell your registrar if you need CEU’s for your professional license.

Bring two single (2) sheets, two (2) regular size bath towels, and three (3) hand towels and a robe or large button down shirt for modesty and comfort for all attendees.
If you would be willing to bring a massage table, please mention this when you register.   You are encouraged also to bring your Bible for the Bible Oils class.
While there are no texts required to take the CARE classes, if you own a copy of THE CHEMISTRY OF ESSENTIAL OILS MADE SIMPLE (&/Or Simpler), please bring it inasmuch as it will be referred to often in the Chemistry classes.

Your fingernails must also be very short and filed smooth on the edges and corners. NO POLISH ON FINGERNAILS OR TOES during the hands on times.  Clippers and files will be available in class. With long nails you will not be able to do all of the Vitaflex and Raindrop techniques. If you cannot perform all of the techniques taught in class because of long nails, you will not receive credit for the class.

Please note there is a no smoking policy at the seminar facilities.  However, if you are a smoker, please notify the registrar at time of registration as you will need to take special steps for safety for self and others during hands on practicums.

A limited amount of Texts and DVDs required for CCIs, as well as other publications, will not be available for sale at the seminar. These can be purchased on or Amazon.
You may wish to purchase and bring the texts with you or there will be copies for your use during the event but not for sale.

Textbooks we utilize are:
CARE Certification Handbook - included with seminar
The Chemistry of Essential Oils Made Simple by             David  Stewart, PhD
Healing Oils of the Bible by David Stewart
Essential Oils Desk Reference - any edition -                   by Life Science Publishing
Releasing Emotional Patterns with Essential Oils          by Carolyn Mein
A Statistical Validation of Raindrop Technique               by David Stewart
Heal Your Body by Louise Hay
Feelings Buried Alive Never Die                                     by Karol Truman


Location of Seminar :  Drops of Hope Integrative Care Center - 2230 Bluestone Drive,  Saint Charles, MO 63303 
5807 Palmetto Drive, Fort Pierce, FL 34982

In Missouri
***Only 10 Minutes from Saint Louis Lambert International Airport.  FREE Shuttle service provided upon request from and to airport & from your hotel listed below to & from workshop daily.     So no need to rent a car ;)

Lococo House 3 (request this one- ask for Rhona)
Turn of the century Bed & Breakfast - special dietary needs provided for your health!
Address: 1309 N 5th St, St Charles, MO 63301

Phone:  636-946-0619

Comfort Suites
1400 S 5th St, St Charles, MO 63301

Embassy Suites by Hilton St. Louis St. Charles
2 Convention Center Plaza, St Charles, MO 63303
Phone:  636-946-5544

Best Western Plus The Charles Hotel
1425 S 5th St, St Charles, MO 63301
Phone:  636-946-6936

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
 801 Veterans Memorial Pkwy, St Charles, MO 63303
Phone:  636-946-1900

Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, St. Charles, MO
1190 S Main St, St Charles, MO 63301
Phone: 636-724-5555

Dates of Seminar:  April 19-22, 2018
CARE Intensive of Vitaflex, Raindrop I & Raindrop II, Chemistry 1 & 2, Healing Oils of the Bible, Emotional Release.
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Send Registration to:
Patty Caldera
Drops Of Hope
2230 Bluestone Drive.
Saint Charles, MO  63303

CARE Emotional Release Retreat - April 4-8, 2018
Dr. Patty teams up with the Director of CARE International, Anthony Stewart to provide CARE students the Emotional Release Retreat of a Lifetime!  At this retreat you will dive deep into required textbooks and present reports, evaluate your own inner emotional blocks as well as receive and perform Emotional Release with Essential Oils according to protocols written and developed by Dr. David Stewart.
Contact CARE International at
(800) 758-8629 to register now!

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