Lucia facilitates workshops and seminars to audiences interested in creating health and wellness in their organizations, schools, communities and personal lives. She speaks nationally and internationally at professional conferences on topics related to interprofessional collaboration, whole-person caring, self-care & self-healing practices, holistic & integrative nursing, holistic & integrative nursing approaches to pain management, nursing’s role in the new health care paradigm, and spirituality in healthcare.
Dr. Thornton serves on the national boards of the Integrative Health Policy Consortium (IHPC) and the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM).
Lucia is committed to bringing health and caring back into healthcare. She is dedicated to creating a pluralistic paradigm that welcomes all healers and healing professions to participate in a health system that promotes health, healing, caring, and well-being.