Joy's Holistic Healing Team

We are a diverse group of humans who are committed to serving others. We come from a variety of professional industries - who share a desire to do good. The individuals below are a small part of a greater community who support and celebrate our work.  

Reverend Denise Joy Ridner

Reverend Denise Joy is the founder of Joy's Angels and is passionate about helping others on their healing journey.

 

Denise Joy has extensive experience in many holistic modalities including specific training for cancer patients.  She is an ordained minister, licensed massage therapist, reiki master, energy worker and end of life doula.

Mariam Khafi-Tahhan

Licensed massage therapist since 2009, Certified oncology massage therapist since 2010, Reiki master, Sound healer, Cranio Sacral therapy, and Somato Emotional release.

Elizabeth Sherpa

Nicole Magliaro 

Nicole is an RYT-200 certified yoga instructor through Three Sisters Yoga in NYC, a school that truly emphasizes that yoga is for everyone, which aligns with her beliefs as well.  Her yoga classes are a combination of asana, grounding breathwork, and inspiring self love.  Nicole's mediation classes are guided with the option to meditate on your own as well.

Joanne McCarthy

MA, LPC, LMHC, LCADC

Joy's Holistic Healing Team

We are a diverse group of humans who are committed to serving others. We come from a variety of professional industries who share a desire to do good. The individuals below are a small part of a greater community who support and celebrate our work.  

Reverend Denise Joy Ridner

Reverend Denise Joy is the founder of Joy's Angels and is passionate about helping others on their healing journey.

 

Denise Joy has extensive experience in many holistic modalities including specific training for cancer patients.  She is an ordained minister, licensed massage therapist, reiki master, energy worker and end of life doula.

Meryl Hayton

Meryl is a Transformational Life Coach, EFT Practitioner and 500 hr Registered Yoga Teacher. She will assist you in releasing chronic pain, tension, overwhelm and stress so you have more ease and mobility in your body and peace and calm in your mind. Since 2000, Meryl has been practicing many styles of Yoga which led her to become a teacher and eventually a Transformational Life Coach through the Be The Medicine Program. She has been practicing EFT for over 2 years and is currently studying EFT with the founder, Gary Craig. In her spare time, Meryl loves to cook, hike, sing, travel, and is a mom to her crazy cat Sammie.

Rama Jonnalagadda

In 2015, Rama completed a teacher training at Nirvana Yoga and Wellness Center in Montville. She has also taught yoga at Montville Library for seniors. Since 2015, she has taught chair yoga classes at three different Adult Day Care Centers. Two years ago, she opened a yoga studio in Lake Hiawatha. Rama teaches meditation, Hatha yoga, Yoga nidra, Laughter yoga, and Mudhras. Sun salutations are her specialty as well as pranayam, kids yoga, and prenatal yoga. Rama loves to teach! Namaste. 

Deborah Kispert, MS, RD

Registered Dietitian, Denville Nutrition Center

 

Debby has been in the field of nutrition and dietetics for over thirty years. Twenty years ago she co-founded Denville Family Counseling with her husband Eric, a psychotherapist. Denville Nutrition Center, a private nutrition practice, is an extension of Denville Family Counseling.

During Debby’s career she has had many diverse roles as clinician and educator offering nutrition therapy to a variety of populations. As it relates to Joy’s Healing Center, Debby has had a sweet spot in her heart for cancer patients as she has helped many cope with the side effects of treatment in various settings. During her Master’s degree program, she opted to use this population for additional research. Debby continues to remain current with all aspects of nutrition interventions for the management of many diseases and especially for oncology patients. She is honored to support patients at Joy’s Healing Center offering monthly nutrition groups.

Mariam Khafi-Tahhan

Licensed massage therapist since 2009, Certified oncology massage therapist since 2010, Reiki master, Sound healer, Cranio Sacral therapy, and Somato Emotional release.

Nicole Magliaro 

Nicole is an RYT 200hr certified yoga instructor through Three Sisters Yoga in New York City and is currently working toward an advanced 500hr certification, studying at Become One Wholness in Lyndhurst. She is also kids yoga and yin yoga certified.  Nicole has taught vinyasa and hot yoga as well as yin and restorative, which have become her favorite. As she continues to study the brain and body, Nicole has taken a functional approach to teaching as well. She believes that yoga is for everyone and is passionate about bringing the practice to all ages and populations. Nicole's meditation classes are focused on the breath and include guided visualizations.

Lynn Ferrer, RN, MA, HNB-BC 

 

I am Lynn Ferrer, a Holistic Nurse Practitioner, who worked at Saint Barnabas Medical Center for over 34 years.  The last part of my formal career was spent working in the outpatient cancer center at SBMC, where I began living my "Sacred Contract", as a Holistic Nurse.  I am passionate about my work and I love my patients dearly.  I am honored to be a Founding Member of the WINGS Cancer Support Group for Women, and I feel truly blessed to be able to share my life with these courageous ladies.  I am also a volunteer at Mary’s Place By The Sea, which is a respite home for women receiving treatment for cancer.  I have a close relationship with the founders, Michele and Maria, since we started our programs at the same time and share many of the same visions for our women.  Lastly, I am a member and volunteer for “Joy’s Angels, in Mountain Lakes, NJ.  These loving and caring ladies welcome the patients and provide compassionate services not only for the them, but for their care-givers as well.  I am happy and grateful to be a member of their team.

Elizabeth Sherpa

Joanne McCarthy

MA, LPC, LMHC, LCADC

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