Shay has been a pioneer in the field of Integrative Medicine for 20 years. She is the founder and Executive Director of Integrative Touch for Kids (ITK), a non-profit that enhances well-being, minimizes suffering and facilitates healing for children with special medical needs and their families (www.integrativetouch.org). Shay is a frequent public speaker on wellness topics and hosts the popular Conversations on Healing podcast. She originated Integrative Touch™ therapy and teaches internationally. Shay was awarded the Women’s Studies Achievement Award from UCLA and is recognized by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as a Pioneer for Children’s Wellbeing.