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Founder and Executive Director
of the Self-Care, Choreosophy,
and Nurse-Herbalist Institutes

Dr. Martha M. Libster

Dr. Martha Mathews Libster, PhD, MSN, APRN-PMHCNS, APHN-BC, FAAN, is an international expert in salutogenic healthcare and nursing science specifically focused on precision self-care, nurse-herbalism, health culture diplomacy, integrative holistic behavioral health nursing, and healthcare reform. She has designed and implemented four practice models in nursing, including the Elements of Care, that draw upon her award-winning historical research.


Dr. Libster’s work focuses on practice innovations with supporting policy change and health care reform strategies that modernize historic and traditional healing practices, such as nurse-herbalism and traditional medicine and advance salutogenic science and health practices that focus on health promotion.

In addition, she offers her clients who serve humanity tirelessly in nursing and other health-care fields sustainable work-life balance and personal growth services, including clinical supervision.


She is the author of 11 books, 33 journal and E-publications, three international guest editorials and is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Integrative Nursing. Her writing is reviewed as “groundbreaking” and “enlightening.”

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NEW from Dr. Libster!

Integrative Nursing as a Rudder for Salutogenic System Change

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