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About Us

Balance for Life has been a thriving business since 2001, encouraging restorative behavior in all its forms. From Massage to Facials, Energy~work to Workshops & Classes, Balance for Life offers a variety of different paths towards relaxation, healing, education, personal betterment, as well as spiritual growth and we are proud to be named one of the most sought after place of healing on Long Island.

“Be the change you wish to see in the world.” ~ Gandhi


Balance for Life
248-260 Middle Country Road
Selden, New York 11784


Phone: (631) 736-9999
Email: info@balanceforlife.us
or via our Contact form.


Mon-Fri 12:00pm-9:00pm
Saturday 12:00pm-4:00pm
Sunday Advanced Booking
All sessions are by Appointment Only

Please refer to the General Information and Our Policies pages for detailed information!

Map & Directions

We are located just east of North Ocean Avenue ( County Road 83 ) in the Coram -Selden Professional building along the south-bound side of Middle Country Road ( Route 25 ).
Click ‘Directions to’ in the address bubble to open a form beneath the map, enter your starting address, then click ‘Get Directions’.

Our Healing Facility

Our office includes 2 large treatment rooms, a relaxing & spacious reception area as well as a boutique that offers a wide selection of beautiful crystals, jewelry, body and skin care products and many unusual gift items.

Our clients are testaments that the healing really does begin the moment they walk through our door..

Balance for Life has some of the best teachers, psychics & facilitators on Long Island, sharing their knowledge, gifts, healing and skills each month in one of our most exciting & complete schedules so far.


Our Spiritual School


ACHH accreditedbywma




Our Staff

Katherine Mongiello

Kathy’s journey began shortly after the events of 911 and emerged into the “healing sector” as a Licensed Massage Therapist. By Nov. 2007, she found herself owner of a Massage Therapy office and by Divine Grace and Guidance, quickly created a healing sanctum of peace and profound healing for the Mind, Body & Soul. Her practice is widely known throughout Long Island, parts of the United States, as well as overseas. Referred to as, “The Healers’ Healer ” and known as a “Natural, Intuitive Healer” in the spiritual community, Kathy continues to help those looking to begin their Spiritual Journey”. She has also worked closely with high vibrational psychics, mediums and healer’s, continues to educate students interested in the expansion of their gifts and skills, and has worked closely with gifted teens & young adults as they find their place in the world of spirit. Kathy has also written and comprised all manuals used in her Reiki certification classes & is also the original creator for Balance for Life’s, “Angel Healing Therapy”.

“To our fallen brothers and sisters from 911, it was because of you that I now stand in the light.” ~ Kathy


LMT, TCM, CCH, RGM/T, Vibrational Medicine, Herbalism, Aromatherapy, Lightarian Facilitator, Rent Tent Facilitator, BA/BS in Physical Education & Education, BA in Dance & Fine Arts, etc;


  • National Certification For Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork: NCBTMB# 517063-06
  • Reflexology
  • Diploma from The Thai Massage School of Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Tuning Forks

Continuing Education Training:

Lomi-Lomi (HI), Stone Massage, Animal Reiki-Komyo Reiki Kai, Shamanic Healing, Psychic Development



Gina Marie Bench

biopic-crop NYS licensed since 2002, Gina received her training & cosmetology certification from Boces. Gina has become a well known and experienced expert Makeup Artist specializing and working within the Bridal industry, creating beautiful Makeup & Hair creations for each bride’s special day. Gina currently has begun to focus her talents toward the skincare industry, realizing the importance in creating, as well as maintaining healthy, vibrant skin. She increased her experience and began her career working in spa and salons in the Western Suffolk area. We are now proud to have Gina as part of our team here at Balance for Life as she helps clients achieve their goals for beautiful, healthy and vibrant skin.


New York  State Licensed Cosmetologist, Reiki 2 Practitioner


  • New York State Certified Skin Care and Makeup Artist

Continuing Education Training:

Wax Technician




Shira Benedetto

Gifted Psychic Medium, Empath, Healer & Spiritual Teacher from Long Island, NY. Shira has been nominated Best Psychic Long Island 2015. Her gifts include: Claircognizance, Clairaudience, Clairsentience, Clairvoyance, and Clairalience. Shira has studied under many gifted teachers & has the amazing abilities allowing her to deliver loving messages filled with healing and hope from Deceased Loved Ones, Guides & Angels, validating their continued presence, promoting peace within her clients. Shira also works with many charitable organizations including: Bethany House & The American Cancer Society.                        www.ShiraPsychicMedium.com                  


Masters in Communications, with Distinction


  • Reiki Master Practitioner/Teacher
  • Reconnective Healing Practitioner

Paula Feldman Lewis

Image Paula Handwriting AnalysisPaula Feldman, a native New Yorker & professional handwriting analyst, has been “reading & analyzing” handwriting’s for over 35 years. Paula was trained directly by the New York Graphology Society & has since been an active member for over 30 years. She is a familiar and well recognized face in such places as Stony Brook University, making appearances and giving lectures to the Campus Residences and Human Resources Divisions. Paula continues to teach courses in Graphology for Adult Education Programs in many High Schools, as well as, in the Public Library System throughout LI. Paula is extremely passionate about her work and looks forward to sharing her expertise.


New York Graphology Society


  • Graphology

Jaclyn Wallach

Red Bench Head Shot 2The Intuitive Empowerment Coach has studied under Master Coaches Jeannine Yoder and Sora Surya No. She believes the more empowered women there are in the world who confidently share their gifts, the more the world will change. Jaclyn supports & guides magnetic and soulful career women who are ready to fully step into their life’s purpose and make the transition. She interweaves her knowledge of formal education, spiritual teachings, yogic philosophy and movement, and real life experiences into her practice. Jaclyn guides her clients to break through cycles of limiting beliefs and stories, to feel more energetic, less stressed, and to create clarity. She provides 1:1 coaching services, monthly women’s and healing circles and other events.


Masters of Science in Education​ ​in TESOL, Hofstra University​; Bachelors of Science in Human Development, Binghamton University.


  • Mentor Masterclass with Jeannine Yoder
  • Magic of Circle with Sora Surya No
  • 200-hr YTT at Always At Aum Yoga School
  • Reiki 2 with Lorry Salluzzi Sensei

Debbie Losee

debbie_lossee_photo_websiteDebbie began her spiritual journey many years ago. Wanting to help others, she was led to train in Reiki. From there Debbie expanded her education and training and  to include Magnified Healing, IET and then became a Oneness Blessing Giver. The Oneness Blessing helps raise consciousness and invoke a sense of oneness with all that is. Debbie facilitates The Oneness Blessings at Balance for life each month and currently studies mediumship. Debbie is also an active Young Living Distributor and utilizes the essential oils within her own beauty and cleaning products, creating her own as well as in the promotion of healing as a practitioner.






BS in Elementary Education, Cortland, MS in Reading Teacher, Cortland, MS in Library Science, St. John


  • Oneness Blessing Giver
  • Reiki Master Practitioner/Teacher
  • Magnified Healing Practitioner
  • IET Practitioner