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©2018-2019 by healing-body-mind-spirit.com

The information on this website is for educational use only; it is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.


My name is Mary Ruth Velicki. I write and speak about healing the body, mind and spirit. I share from experience. I've healed through debilitating pain and suppressed trauma using a holistic approach, and I work with patients as an integrative physical therapist.


I provide information and inspiration for all aspects of a healing journey:


Moving through chronic pain 

Healing the mind-body

Growing in spiritual awareness

All profits from my writing and speaking are used to provide more support for others on a healing journey.

My Story

I was working as a physical therapist and university instructor when pelvic pain (IC/PBS) pulled me out of my regular life. The pain was debilitating and I worked for almost a decade to heal. I received help from gifted professionals from Western, Eastern and complementary sides of medicine, and I took courses in holistic bodywork and energy work. Over the years, I learned how tune in to the body-mind-spirit connection and use it to heal on all levels. It was a process, but it was definitely worth it. I am now pain free without medications, and I live with a sense of peace and spiritual connection. 

Seven years into healing, I began speaking about holistic healing and working with patients combining my physical therapy skills with the holistic bodywork and energy work that helped me to heal. Through all these interactions I learned my experience is not unique and healing has universal characteristics. I share these concepts through my writing and speaking to support anyone on a healing journey.

This section describes key concepts for all parts of a healing journey including:

I healed from Interstitial Cystitis using a holistic approach. In this section I share my experiences as a patient/therapist to help others tune in to the body-mind-spirit connection to heal from this condition.

As I healed, my sense of spiritual connection grew, and spontaneous information began flowing in. I share these short reflections and quotes on this spiritual blog.


In this recent talk, I use my personal experience to summarize the three main aspects of holistic healing.

Healing with Awareness
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The Healing Series


Book 1: Available on amazon

 In this memoir, I take you with me as work to heal from debilitating pelvic pain.  If you are hurting physically or emotionally- this book can show you how to tune in to the body-mind-spirit connection to feel better on all levels. 

Book 2: Available on amazon

This self-help book describes how to tune in to the body-mind-spirit connection to restore your heath and well-being, or to grow in personal or spiritual awareness.  Key concepts are presented through real life stories and activities. 

Book 3: In Progress!

This book describes ways to open up to receive spiritual information and support. It describes my experience and the experiences of many others to show how it is possible to grow in spiritual awareness/ consciousness.