Board of Visionaries

Meet The Team

Pam Robinson

Pam Robinson is the director of The Institute of Healing Arts an emotional health school which, with a variety of emotional tools, trains people how to use a powerful four-step process. Pam was born in Cedar City, Utah. She is the oldest of eight children. She graduated from BYU in 1984 in elementary education. She is the mother of five beautiful children and currently lives in Pleasant Grove, Utah. Pam has decades of experience with emotional release work. Processing has been a marvelous tool in her personal life. It has been her desire to teach others to use this technique for their own personal healing. In addition to teaching at and directing the school, Pam teaches children and adults on a private basis. By following her four-step process, issues can be brought to closure. This specific technique is just one of many ways to do emotional release work. She is committed to providing educational material for children that supports emotional health. 

Rachelle P. Castor

Rachelle Castor is a mother, grandmother and early childhood educator. Her love for children has led her to write short story and picture books for children and families. Through her work, she received the Covenant Communications Bronze Trumpet Award, 2018, for selling 100,000 books. Rachelle’s desire is to see this Smart Hearts for Kids project make its way into the hands, minds, and hearts of children in homes and schools and organizations globally. “If we can teach children who they really are we can help them build resilience before difficulties and afflictions cause disruptive damage. Where painful or harmful events have already taken place, these emotionally healing and inspiring truths will empower children in real ways to help them move out of the painful darkness and into the light of hope. I believe children are the nearest thing to heaven. It is through a collaborative voice of love, hope, and wisdom that our children and our world will heal.”

Diane Carman Pace

Diane Carman Pace is an advocate for young children. She was the Director of a successful preschool for three and four-year-old children for 18 years. The school provided an educational and emotional experience for preschoolers to prepare for the transition from home to elementary school. Diane also served on the Advisory Board for the Department of Early Childhood Education at Utah Valley University for two years. Diane majored in Speech and Dramatic Arts at Brigham Young University (1953 and 1954). She is the mother of 12 children and has 52 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. She is married to George W. Pace.

Jeanine Cooper

Jeanine Cooper grew up in Wayzata, Minnesota, a suburb of Minneapolis. She graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education with clarinet as her principal instrument. She has taught music privately for over 30 years and currently participates with several musical groups. Not only is she passionate about music but she is committed to helping others heal their body, mind and spirit. Having lost a child to suicide, Jeanine is an advocate and activist for seeking out, using and teaching emotional resilience to children and families everywhere.

Denice Kitto

Denice Kitto received a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree from Brigham Young University Hawaii in Early Childhood/Elementary Education and a Master of Eduction Degree from Southern Utah University in Administration and Supervision (Educational Leadership). Denice is also a graduate and certified facilitator at The Institute of Healing Arts and provides resources and validation to clients ready to let go of trauma. She creates retreats for educators to heal and gather resources for emotionally safe classrooms. Denice is currently an elementary school teacher and recent recipient of the 2019 Teacher of the Year Award. Denice was also awarded the Emotional Super Powers Presidential Leadership Award, Certificate of Excellence for her work with children in emotional health education.

Jackie Hall

Jackie Hall is a wife, mother, and grandmother with a passion for learning and sharing what she has learned with others. Most of the past sixteen years have been spent either working in the public-school system in positions from Teacher Assistant to School Board Member or teaching TaeKwon Do to students of all ages. Currently Jackie is working toward her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology and teaching at her small Dojang (TaeKwon Do school).

Jerelyn Gardner

Jerelyn Gardner is a trainer for the Institute of Healing Arts in Tucson, AZ. She was born in Provo, Utah and graduated from BYU with a BA in Theater Arts and Dance. Teaching positions include BYU, U of U and the Tyrolean Opera Company in Austria. Owner and director of: Scholastic Arts Preschool, Dance Arts Studio, and Rocking K Academy. Married with 4 children, and settling in Tucson, AZ, Jerelyn was introduced to Integrative Health by Dr. Andrew Weil who was her mentor and employer. As a Holistic Health Coach, she has been involved with health and wellness for over 20 years. While learning about emotional health at IHA she became passionate about the program due to the changes she saw in herself and so many others through using the “Process.” After graduating from IHA with a Facilitator’s Certificate in Excellence, she opened an IHA school in Tucson, as well as her own private business, “Change of Heart.” Jerelyn has witnessed wonderful results processing private clientele and in emotional heath consulting with businesses. Her diverse path was foundational in developing her talent and compassion for helping others realize a life of health and joy.

Ganel-Lyn Condie

Ganel-Lyn Condie is a popular motivational speaker - known for inspiring others with her unique honesty, authenticity and spirit. She is dedicated to her family, faith, and inspiring others. Ganel-Lyn loves teaching others with speaking and writing. She has experienced healing from a major chronic illness and is the mother to two miracle children. After the heart-breaking suicide of her 40 year old sister, Ganel-Lyn is constantly working towards prevention. Ganel-Lyn lives with an open heart and feels passionate about sharing principles that will empower others to live life with more joy. She is a regular television and radio guest. Ganel-Lyn's talks and books have now encouraged thousands of people all over the world. She loves growing older with her cute husband Rob and aims to keep learning and loving.

Shawna Packer

Shawna Packer received a Bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University in Family Sciences. She is fascinated by family dynamics and believes that trauma and unmet emotional needs in childhood can wreak havoc in our adult lives. As she has been on and continues her own healing journey, she has found the importance of understanding, acceptance, and empowerment in dealing with our feelings and actions. Shawna believes that behind almost every “bad” behavior is a soul in pain. As we see these people for who they are, not what they are doing, they become free to explore, heal, and be. Her passion is helping parents and adults heal their own wounds in order to offer a more emotionally supportive environment for the future generation.  

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