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The Team

Joy Romano

​Wendy Lipson
Director of Treatment and Customized Programs

*Reiki Master/Teacher

*Access Bars Facilitator/Instructor
Member: American Holistic Nurses Association

Member: International Center for Reiki Training

​Wendy Lipson has been treating clients with her innate gifts and knowledge of Energy Healing for over thirty-five years and is the founder of Reiki Reaching Out USA based in Park Slope, Brooklyn.​

Certified in several forms of energy healing, Wendy began her energy training with Dr. Janet McCrae of the NYU School of Nursing in 1975 with the study of Therapeutic Touch. Her intuitive skills and sense of compassion are interwoven with all modalities to provide a safe place in which healing can emerge and blossom. In a recent issue of New Age Journal of Holistic Living, Wendy is said to possess "a balanced and profound understanding of Reiki" and is described as a "healer's healer" and "teacher's teacher" by her colleagues.

Wendy has dedicated her life to helping others to heal and to become self-empowered so that they may live the fullest possible life in joy and peace. She is devoted to her clients, students and the under-served members of our local & global communities, joyfully sharing the delicious and limitless healing of Reiki and The Bars with people of all ages and abilities. It continues to be a 'labor' of love.

Joy Romano

Executive Director
*Reiki Master /Teacher

*Access Bars Practitioner

Member: American Holistic Nurses Association

Member: International Center for Reiki Training

Joy is the co-creator of Elite Energetics Reiki and Ancient Healing Arts Academy .


Joy Romano has been working with Life Force Energy for 20 years as a Karate instructor. She is also  a Reiki Master/Teacher and Access Bars Practitioner.

Joy has been trained by top masters in their fields including Soshu Shigeru Oyama, Wendy Lipson and Karynn Hatch.


As an athlete, Joy has incorporated all aspects of Reiki into her training. Joy's mission is to assist others in performing at the highest possible level physically, cognitively and emotionally. Her passion is to bring the increased awareness and unlimited healing power of Reiki to those seeking greater energy, self empowerment, improved health, balance, professional success, peace and gratitude.

Katie Webster
Nurse Practitioner


​Reiki Practitioner

Katie is a Registered Nurse with an advanced degree as a Nurse Practitioner.  She has varied experience, ranging from cardiac telemetry and post-anesthesia care as a registered nurse to primary care and women's health as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

She is currently a nursing faculty member at Passaic County Community College of NJ.

Pursuing  a lifelong interest in integrative healthcare,  Katie is also a licensed massage therapist and a Reiki Practitioner. 

Katie is currently an active member of the NJ State Nurses Association, the American Nurses Association, the American Massage Therapy Association and the Institute for  Functional Medicine. 

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