Shirley is a certified family nurse practitioner and owner of Hilzinger Healing, an independent practice focusing on energy healing and wellness coaching. Now based in a Chicago suburb, she began her healthcare career in Michigan after obtaining her bachelor’s of science in nursing at the University of Michigan. Shortly after completing her master’s degree, she and her family moved to the Chicago area. After working in occupational health and convenient care for many years, she moved into natural healthcare. Currently, in addition to her practice, she and her husband enjoy an active life hiking, skiing, and travelling.