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IMA Member Directory

This is a listing of IMA Members who wish to be featured on our web site. We are very grateful for their generosity and commitment.  If you are listed below and need to update your information, please send an e-mail to webmaster@integrativemedalliance.org.

By providing this public listing, the Integrative Medicine Alliance makes no endorsement of any business, organization, practitioner, or therapy described below. We urge you to contact your physician and/or health team before trying any new therapy or health practitioner.  If you do decide to seek treatment from a practitioner or healthcare organization listed below, please notify your physician and/or health team so that you and all healthcare practitioners may work together to help maximize your healing process.

ACUPUNCTURE
BODYWORK AND ENERGY HEALING
CHIROPRACTORS
CONSULTANTS/COACHING
ENERGY PSYCHOLOGY
HEALTH CENTERS, CLINICS AND GROUP PRACTICES
INFORMATION SERVICES
INTEGRATIVE MEDICAL CARE AND CONSULTING
MIND/BODY THERAPIES
MOVEMENT THERAPY
NUTRITION
PUBLISHERS
SPIRITUAL/NEW AGE
UNIVERSITY-BASED PROGRAMS
INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS WHO WISH TO BE LISTED IN THIS DIRECTORY

IMA BUSINESS AND NON-PROFIT PARTNERS

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ACUPUNCTURE

Agota Horvath, L.AC, MAOM
IMA Partner
Phone: 617-840-1554
Email: agotahorvath@gmail.com
Website: www.holisticgirl.com

Nationally Licensed Acupuncturist, Masters in Oriental Medicine
Offering affordable ear acupuncture (group sessions ($30)
(hair-fine disposable needles only) specializing in
Stress reduction, Anxiety and Depression, Insomnia, Deep Relaxation, Antiaging & Rejuvenation and Detoxification. (Eastern nutritional counseling for Stress reduction and weight loss is included). For testimonials, research, and to learn more, please go my website.

Central Square Acupuncture
Barbara Parton RN, Lic.Ac.

IMA Partner

6 Bigelow Street, Cambridge MA 02139
Phone: 617-899-7439
Email: bparton@comcast.net

Barbara Parton is a board member of the Integrative Medicine Alliance and past Vice-President of the Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Society of MA. She is the former Dean of Clinical Education at the New England School of Acupuncture and currently a member of the NESA Research Department. Prior to earning a Masters Degree in Acupuncture, Barbara worked as hospice nurse and hospice Clinical Director for 16 years. In addition to her private practice in Cambridge, Barbara works with Pathways to Wellness providing acupuncture to people with disabilities in their homes and to cancer patients at Mass General Hospital.

Emerging Energy Acupuncture
Mary Claire Dilks, D.Ac., M.S.T.O.M.
IMA Partner

14 Imperial Place #202d
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 228 - 8160
Website: www.emergingenergy.net

Mission: to work with compassion helping individuals emerge to a state of wellness so that they can fulfill their innate potential. Mary Claire Dilks is a licensed Doctor of Acupuncture in Rhode Island and board certified Chinese herbologist. She is president of the Rhode Island Society of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Dr. Dilks entered the field of Integrative Medicine in 1999 while working at American Whole Health in Chicago with Dr. David Edelberg, an internist who is highly respected in his field working with patients with Fibromyalgia and chronic illnesses. Dr. Dilks completed the 4 year Master's program in the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, the largest Traditional Chinese Medicine college in the U. S. She has additional post-graduate certification in Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture and Auricular Medicine .

BODYWORK AND ENERGY HEALING

BodyTalk
Anastasia Tanis
IMA
Partner
at Dedham Yoga 202 Bussey Street Dedham, MA 02026
Phone: 617-262-1515
Website: www.bodytalkboston.com

Invite your body to heal and expect miracles. This simple tapping technique is a powerful pathway to your healthy self. Enthusiastically recommended by all who have experienced the results. Take the first step by going to www.bodytalkboston.com or calling 617-262-1515. Welcome back to your joyful self.

A Higher Balance
A Higher Balance
Judy Christine Copp, M.Ed, RPP
IMA Partner
58 Pleasant St.
Marblehead MA   01945
Phone:  781-639-1236
Email: judy@ahigherbalance.com
Website:  www.ahigherbalance.com

Judy's individual and group work focuses on helping people move toward their highest potential through energy based healing.  Judy practices Polarity Therapy, Holistic and hot stone Massage, RYSE and Reiki in private practice and at North Shore Medical Center in Salem and Lynn, MA.  Workshops include  RYSE energy awareness training,  emotional healing for women  and spirituality in the workplace.  A member of the IMA Board of Directors, Judy's lifelong interest in holistic practices has led her to help others on their path to wholeness.  Judy also teaches Yoga and free Kriya Meditation classes at Prana Center in Salem, MA.

Theresa Ochenkoski, LMT, RM
IMA Partner

Whole Person Health
294 Pleasant St., Ste 201
Stoughton,  MA  02072
Phone: (781) 344-0720
Mobile Phone: (617) 283-8384
E-mail: toche@bigplanet.com
Website: www.WholePersonHealth.com

CHIROPRACTORS

Peter J. Stein, D.C.
IMA Partner

1093 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02446
Phone: (617) 232-3927
Email: psteindc@verizon.net
Website: www.petersteindc.com

Dr. Peter Stein is a licensed chiropractic physician specializing in the conservative treatment of disc problems, nerve entrapment syndromes, and other occupational disorders. In addition to private practice, he is on staff at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, at Kenmore Square in Boston. Previously he was on staff at Fenway Community Health in Boston, and taught on the adjunct faculty of the Muscular Therapy Institute in Watertown.

Before becoming a chiropractor, Dr. Stein was a professional musician. He is an active member of the Longwood Symphony Orchestra, and is also an avid chamber musician. He is especially interested in helping performing artists to overcome performance-related injuries.

CONSULTANTS/COACHING

Sharon Saulenas

Sharon Saulenas, R.N., MPNLP
Intuitive Holistic Nurse Specialist
IMA Partner
P.O. Box 956, Lynnfield, MA 01940
Phone: 617-347-5505

Ms. Saulenas' work draws on years of experience working in a variety of health care venues, from large medical centers to rural Alaskan clinics. These experiences taught her that compassion is an essential ingredient to healing. After experiencing a "spontaneous healing" from her own traumatic injuries, she found that her intuitive abilities and her skill with energy healing had greatly intensified. Utilizing these skills, she helps others break through anxiety, fear, unwanted behaviors, etc. and promote life enhancement and peace of mind. Her nutritional counseling supports healing and rejuvenation. Her holistic end-of-life consultations focus on creating a positive, fear-free experience. She also functions as a committed patient advocate.

ENERGY PSYCHOLOGY

Lotus Flower Living with Julie
Julie Matheson, MA, RScP, Reiki Master
Energy Psychology / Trauma Work
Phone: (617) 233-4251
Website: www.lotusflowerliving.com

Lotus Flower Living with Julie is about being supported on your path in a gentle, heart-centered way.  She carefully and intuitively helps you uncover and clear mental and emotional patterns that no longer serve you. Please visit her website at www.lotusflowerliving.com or call her at 617-233-4251 for more information.

HEALTH CENTERS, CLINICS, AND GROUP PRACTICES

Acupuncture and Bodywork Center
Susan Allen, RN, Lic.Ac.
IMA Partner
24 North St
Salem, MA 01970
Phone: 978-744-0588

The Center for Balance
A Common Ground for Body, Mind and Spirit

IMA Partner
709 Washington Street, Newton, MA 02458
Phone: (617) 527-0247
Fax: (617) 527-0247
Email: info@centerforbalance.org
Website: www.centerforbalance.org

The Center for Balance is a holistic health center with multi-disciplinary practitioners offering comprehensive Integrative Healthcare, Complimentary and Alternative Medicine, Mind/Body and Wellness Programs. These services include Medical Consultation, Energy Healing, Pregnancy and Relaxation Massage, Reflexology, Holistic Psychotherapy, Pharmacological and Herbal Consultation, Spiritual Direction & Lifestyle Coaching, Intuitive Readings, Anxiety Support Groups, Personal Growth and Stress Management Classes, Certification Trainings and Lectures, Community Education & Reiki Clinic. The Center for Balance is a 501 (c) (3) non profit with sliding scale fees for individual private sessions as well as discounted and free services through the Reiki Clinic and organizational Membership. Insurance accepted for select services.

Falmouth Hospital

Falmouth Hospital
IMA Partner
Jeanne Jackson, RN, Integrative Healthcare Coordinator  
100 Ter Heun Drive
Falmouth , MA 02540
Phone: (508) 457-3760
Email: jjackson@capecodhealth.org
Website: www.capecodhealthcare.org

Visit our website to view the Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Directory.

Kristian F. McCoy, DC
Kantorosinski Chiropractic Offices

IMA Partner
9 Boston Street
Lynn, MA 01904
Phone: (781) 592-8089
Email: kristian1@verizon.net
Website: www.masschiro.com

Dr. Kristian McCoy has been in chiropractic practice for over 15 years. He integrates the art of healing, humor and relationship-based care with the knowledge of science. Dr. McCoy focuses on the subtleties of human mobility in health and disease with an emphasis on central nervous system control of movement. This includes hands-on manual care, exercise, balance and stability training. Dr. McCoy emphasizes self-care and seeks to educate and provide tools to individuals for a better quality of life. He received his doctorate degree at Logan College of Chiropractic and has taught at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

Pathways to Wellness
IMA Partner
1601 Washington Street, 3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02118
Phone: (617) 859-3036
Fax: (617) 859-0965
Email: kporter@pathwaysboston.org
Website: www.pathwaysboston.org

For nearly two decades, Pathways to Wellness, a non-profit public health organization, has provided equal access to high quality holistic therapies including acupuncture, shiatsu, and Chinese herbal medicine. Open to all people needing care, Pathways practitioners work collaboratively in a team environment and in conjunction with Western medical professionals to offer an integrated approach to care. Pathways specializes in treating people with serious illness and provides free and low-cost complementary medicine to people with HIV/AIDS, cancer, and other life-threatening diseases. Pathways to Wellness also offers worldwide educational presentations and programs for agencies, corporations, consumers, and conferences as well as continuing education courses and consultation for practitioners and providers.

Shawsheen Medical Associates
IMA Partner
25 Andover Street
Andover, MA 01810
Phone: (978) 475-8566
Email: stenney@shawsheenmedical.com
Website: www.shawsheenmedical.com
Contact: Suetta Tenney MD
General internist practicing within a holistic team.  Looking to meet/work with other MD's & learn.  North of Boston/S. New Hampshire clinicians with similar interests.

Texas Medical Center Alternative Care Clinic
IMA Partner
7505 Fannin Street, Suite 210
Houston, TX 77054
Phone: 713-790-9191
Fax: 713-790-9292
Email: alternativemedicine@comcast.net
Website: Texas Medical Center Alternative Care Clinic

We help people find natural, evidence-based, effective solutions to a wide variety of illnesses, including the most complex ones, offering personal, in-depth analysis and thorough services. Taking a pro-active approach, we blend extensive biomedical training and experience together with modern scientific advances. Evaluation and recommendations are based upon a functional view of the whole person. Our goals are to restore and enhance health in a sophisticated, old-fashioned relationship. Our approach has been called a "refreshing change" in health care, and most people are surprised at the state-of-the-art, cutting-edge research that forms the basis for our advice, and are delighted at the results. We also provide seamless integrative medical services to complement your present health care, as desired.

Whole Health New England

 

 

WholeHealth New England
IMA Partner

Arlington Center

180 Massachusetts Ave Ste 303
Arlington, MA 02474
Phone: (781) 641-1901
Fax: (781) 641-3963
Plymouth Center

Phone: (508) 830-1201
Email Dr. Glenn Rothfeld: GRothfeld@WholeHealthNE.com
The Natural Apothecary: TNA@WholeHealthNE.com www.wholehealthne.com

WholeHealth New England is one of the premier Integrative Medicine practices in the United States. We provide a health care setting in which patients are empowered through education and involvement in their own care. Integrative Medicine is a growing field of medicine in which the patient and provider work together to develop a diagnostic and therapeutic program that makes sense. This means that we take the best evidence-based medicine and individualize a treatment plan (which we call a Healing Path) for you. This may include one or more modalities of treatment, as well as diagnostic testing, natural and pharmaceutical therapies, or referrals to other practitioners.  

INFORMATION SERVICES

The Blissful Living Network
IMA Partner
PO Box 643
Douglas, MA 01516
Phone: 508-476-1008
www.BlissfulLiving.net

Yoga classes, meditation retreats, chiropractors, massage therapists, coaches, counselors, books, charity fundraising events, gift certificates and more Register to receive our FREE monthly Community Calendar E-Newsletter listing upcoming classes, seminars, expos and events throughout the area.

The Blissful Living Network supports businesses and organizations working toward healing our society. We help people find you by offering on-line advertising, networking socials, referral networking programs, discounts on print advertising and practice insurance, and more. All members receive listings in our on-line business directory with links to their website, and can add classes and events to our community calendar. Also, print event flyers and link your site to an exclusive page listing all of your current events. For more information, visit www.BlissfulLiving.net and click on "Join Us".


Natural Standard

Natural Standard
IMA Partner
1 Broadway, 14th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142
Tel: 617 758 4270
Fax: 617 758 4101
E-mail info@naturalstandard.com
www.naturalstandard.com

Natural Standard was founded by clinicians and researchers to provide high quality, evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies. This international multidisciplinary collaboration now includes contributors from more than 50 eminent academic institutions.  For each therapy covered by Natural Standard, a research team systematically gathers scientific data and expert opinions. Information is incorporated into comprehensive monographs which are designed to facilitate clinical decision making.  Natural Standard is an impartial service and is not supported by any interest group, professional organization, or pharmaceutical manufacturer. Individual and institutional subscriptions are available.

Special benefit to 2004 IMA members: Natural Standard is offering a 20% subscription for people and businesses who join the IMA or renew their IMA membership from now until December 2004. In addition, when IMA members subscribe to Natural Standard, the company will donate $20 to the IMA.

The NOAH Center
IMA Partner
Donna McKeen Condon, Executive Director
401 Stockbridge Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230
413.528.0297

The NOAH Center strives to reverse attitudes; dispelling the notion that health care is a passive process and advocating the idea that health care requires active engagement by the individual on every level.

The mission of the NOAH Center is to educate and encourage maximum health through self-knowledge and activity.

The NOAH Center offers workshops, a lending library and an information and referral service. Many programs are designed for people recovering from or living with illness or injury. Other programs are designed for anyone with desires to create a healthier life for him/herself. All programs encourage people to fully participate in their own paths to health and wellness.

INTEGRATIVE MEDICAL CARE AND CONSULTING

Karlo Berger

Karlo Berger, ABT LMT
Integrative Healthcare Consulting
IMA PATRON
236 4th Street
Providence, RI 02906
Phone: (401) 383-0661
Fax: (413) 431-9087
Email: Karlo@KarloBerger.com
Website: www.KarloBerger.com

Karlo helps people find excellent holistic and integrative healthcare.  He works with people suffering from chronic or hard-to-treat health conditions, and helps them identify the right paths to healing that best address their health goals, and the right caregivers to help.   As founder of the IMA, Karlo is a recognized expert in integrative and alternative healthcare, and a leader in the field.  In addition, Karlo helps holistic caregivers develop their business, and builds bridges to the whole health sector for healthcare businesses and organizations.  For more details, please visit his website. .  

Biological Medicine Network
c/o The Marion Institute
IMA Partner

3 Barnabas Road
Marion, MA 02738
Phone: 508-748-0816
Email: bchristian@marioninstitute.org
Website: http://www.pbmn.org/

Integrative Care
John Straus, N.D., M.D.
IMA Partner

534 Angell St.
Providence, RI 02906
Phone: 401-490-2033
Fax: 401-351-0876
Email: jsstraus@cox.net
Website:www.integrativecare.medem.com

Integrative medicine is the synthesis of various diagnostic and treatment modalities to treat illness and optimize wellness. As a medical doctor trained in internal medicine, I have access to the full range of healthcare services.  I am Board certified in Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine. I have been involved in health and healing since 1973 and use naturopathic treatments, principals and therapies in my outpatient practice.

Lynx
Lynxcare
Sharon Feder, President
Dr. Michael Victoroff, Medical Director
IMA Partner
P.O. Box 2370
Denver, CO 80201
Phone: 888-670-LYNX (5969) or 303-670-LYNX (5969) 
Fax: 303-674-2330
Email: info@lynxcare.net
Website: www.lynxcare.net

The Lynxcare network brings together medical research, consulting and patient advocacy for people faced with medical challenges and complicated health conditions. In a world of healthcare specialization we are highly effective in bridging gaps within each individual's healthcare experience and in helping to integrate conventional and complementary/alternative medicine options.

Our professional staff of Physician and Nurse Consultants, and Medical and Professional Researchers provides knowledge, confidence and a supportive basis for improved health outcomes. Working collaboratively with treating practitioners and globally recognized experts, Lynx advocacy facilitates comprehensive communication between health care providers, information and research exchange, medical records summarization, and quality of life considerations.

Andrew D. Shiller, M.D.
IMA Partner

Hebrew Rehabilitation Center
1200 Center St.
Roslindale, MA 02131
Phone: (617) 363-8752
Email: andrewshiller@hrca.harvard.edu

I practice Integrative Rehabilitation Medicine (Physiatry) and see adults of all ages with problems such as subacute or chronic pain, trauma, joint replacement, arthritis, spine problems, myofascial pain, fibromyalgia, and neuropathic pain.
I listen carefully to my patients and do a thorough allopathic evaluation, and view the situation through other perspectives. The core modalities that I offer include osteopathic manual treatment, mindfulness training, and deeply listening to my patients as whole beings. My work is informed by 20 years' practice of tai chi and yoga and meditation, and various experiences with energy medicine, breathwork, movement therapies, energy psychology, acupuncture, and nutritional medicine.

Whole Body Health
Daryl Bennett, RN
IMA Partner
2 1/2 Mt. Vernon Street
Salem, MA 01970
Phone: (978) 833-0780
Email: whlbodyhlth@yahoo.com

The mission of Whole Body Health is to provide information and services to the general public, so that each individual can make informed decisions about their own plan for optimal health.  Whole Body Health is managed by Daryl Bennett, RN, who has been a nurse since 1977.  Her experience has been in various aspects of Traditional Western Medicine, but is now focused on a more Holistic approach, predominantly through Nutritional Supplementation, and Energy Medicine, with Reiki.  Her primary focus is to provide Reiki treatments with music to facilitate balance in the Human Energy field.

MIND/BODY THERAPIES

Lisa Bowker, M.A.
Seemorg Matrix Work

IMA Partner
Providence, RI and Needham, MA
Phone: (401) 421-2398
E-mail: lisabowker@gis.net
Web: www.seemorg.com

Lisa Bowker specializes in helping individuals make lasting change in the areas of health, career, relationships, and overall quality of life. She uses Seemorg Matrix Work, a new energy psychotherapy, to help clients transform stuck emotional and behavioral patterns which result in issues such as depression, anxiety, phobias, panic, and traumatic reactions. Healing and growth at the body, mind, and spirit levels are facilitated through the use of ideomotor cueing (muscle testing) to access unconscious material in addition to working within the body's energy system.

Lynn
Caesar, Ph.D.
IMA Partner

226 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA  02474
Phone: (781) 641-1353
E-mail: laughter2@comcast.net

Lynn Caesar, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist, a certified laughter yoga
leader (through Dr. Madan Kataria's international school of laughter yoga),
and a lifelong student of herbalism and natural therapies.  She has been
practicing psychotherapy with children, adolescents, adults, couples and
families for 28 years. Through weaving these fields of psychotherapy and
holistic healing, Dr. Caesar blends rich traditions of  psychotherapy,
nutrition, alternative medicine, laughter yoga, mindfulness practices,
herbalism, psychoneuroimmunology, and positive psychology.   She runs the
Arlington Laughter club  which  has been featured in the Boston Globe, local
newspapers, radio, television, and on ABC News Good Morning America. She
offers the following programs to individuals, health care professionals, and
corporations/ organizations: healing depression naturally; holistic
consultations;  laughter as medicine; laughter and joy workshops for
couples; stress management through laughter; team-building, staff
development, and building positive work environments through laughter;
laughter/joy coaching. Visit the Arlington Laughter club website at:
www.arlingtonlaughterclub.com for upcoming classes and trainings.

Stress Resources
Pamela Katz Ressler, RN, BSN, HNC
IMA Partner

P.O Box 334
Concord, MA 01742
Phone: (978)369-5243
Fax: (978)369-5853
E-mail: pressler@stsressresources.com
Website: www.stressresources.com

Pamela Katz Ressler is the founder of Stress Resources; a company specializing in stress management and holistic healthcare consulting and education. Pam is a nationally certified holistic nurse with 25 years of experience as a registered nurse.   She has received clinical training in mind body modalities through UMass Medical School, Center for Mindfulness, and the Mind-Body Medical Institute.   Group classes and individual sessions are available in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, as well as consulting services for individuals and organizations.   Continuing education credit for health professionals is available for classes and workshops.   Visit www.stressresources.com for upcoming workshops and classes

The Mind Body Connection
Lisa Kirshon, LMT
IMA Partner

"A Daily Dose of Vitamin Chi"
102 Foxwood Circle
Peabody, MA  01960
Phone: 978.777.7130
E-mail: taohcc@aol.com
Website: www.northshorehealingarts.com

Lisa Kirshon, LMT founded “ A Daily Dose of Vitamin Chi ”, The Mind Body Connection , on the idea that training the mind and body leads to improved health and longevity. A full-time teacher and practitioner of the Chinese Healing Arts of Taijiquan and Qigong for over 15 years, Lisa likes to say that everyone can benefit from a “daily dose of vitamin chi.” Of note: Certified qigong and Chinese bodywork therapist, licensed massage therapist, 2002 U.S. National Gold Medal in Yang taiji short form, lecturer for health and medical professionals, public schools, CAM provider for NSMC and NSCC.

Jane Shustin, LICSW
Mind-Body Medicine Practice

IMA Partner
Mill Run Plaza   
493A Main Street
Groton, MA 01450
Phone: (978) 449-0169, (978) 857-5781
Email: jane@gigint.com

Jane Shustin has been licensed to practice privately in MA for twenty-one years.  Her work with individuals and groups integrates proven therapeutic practices and progressive mind-body treatments offering an empowering process for personal change.  She provides individual psychotherapy, clinical hypnosis, biofeedback, stress management, cognitive-behavioral therapy, meditation and relaxation training.  Jane treats psycho-physiological, mental health and habit disorders, helping to advance personal health and consciousness.  Her private practice is located at Forward Motion Holistic Center, Groton, MA.

Wellness Paths
Amanda Murphy, RN, BA, HNC, CCAP
IMA Partner

West Yarmouth, MA 02673
Phone: 508.862.6395
E-mail: info@wellnesspaths.com
Website: www.WellnessPaths.com

Wellness Paths…Holistic Stress Management & Wellness Workshops/Retreats offers renewal and the experience of stress management while learning. Education, inspiration, and relaxation; CEs for nurses. Custom workshops and presentations, normally held in retreat-like settings on Cape Cod, can also be scheduled at your place of business or residence. Amanda, a board certified holistic nurse with more than 30 years' experience in health care, is able to bridge the divide between conventional and holistic/alternative/complementary paradigms. Call for scheduled classes.

MOVEMENT THERAPY

Tiffany Sankary, GCFP
Certified Feldenkrais® Practitioner

IMA Partner
Somerville and Watertown, MA   
Phone: (510) 847-0010
Email: info@tiffanysankary.com
Website: www.tiffanysankary.com, www.movementandcreativity.com

Tiffany Sankary offers Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement® classes and hands-on Functional Integration® lessons in the greater Boston area.  This gentle, yet powerful method helps rewire/ re-pattern the nervous system to help you move with more ease, efficiency, fluidity and power. Tiffany works with a variety of populations including dancers, athletes, seniors, and those who struggle with body image, neurological difficulties, eating disorders, and chronic pain. Tiffany's background as a visual artist informs her approach to the Feldenkrais Method.  Curiosity, exploration and creativity are at the core of her practice. For more information on classes and hands-on lessons, visit  www.tiffanysankary.com.

NUTRITION

Balanced Nutritional Lifestyles
Gloria Bakst

IMA PARTNER
49 Salem Street, Swampscott, MA 01907
Phone: 781-598-9313
Email: gloria@mybnl.com
Website: www.mybnl.com

Gloria Bakst, author of ZonePerfect Cooking Made Easy and owner of Balanced Nutritional Lifestyles, has over 20 years of experience working with and studying nutrition, exercise and food. Her mission is to help people make positive changes in their health through better eating and lifestyles. She teaches people how to comfortably achieve optimal health through their diet and lifestyle to prevent and reverse disease. A nutritional lifestyle consultant, health educator and lecturer, Gloria also provides unique personal chef services for clients who do not want to cook but want to achieve specific health and fitness goals through food management.

PUBLISHERS

Natural Awakenings
Natural Awakenings-Boston
Healthy, Holistic, Earth-Friendly Living
IMA Partner

P.O. Box 300765
Boston, MA 02130-0007
Elisabeth Ward Taylor, Publisher
Phone: 617-739-2562
Email: BostonEditor@NaturalAwakeningsMag.com
Website: www.NaturalAwakeningsMag.com

Natural Awakenings Magazine, for Personal and Planetary Health, is a free monthly covering Health, Wellness, Fitness, Personal Growth and Green Living.  Each issue offers progressive information, highlights products/services for a healthy lifestyle, and has a distinct theme to keep readers coming back each month.  Features are written by local experts and national authors/personalities.  Of special interest are extensive Calendar Listings, Community Resource Guide, and Display Advertising to project your message.  Publishing since 1994 at Corporate Headquarters in Naples, FL, Natural Awakenings is nationally franchised in 36+ markets, and growing rapidly.  The Boston Metro Edition currently distributes 12,000 copies to over 325 sites within Route 128 - healthfood stores, fitness centers, bookshops, healthcare facilities and wherever free publications are generally seen.  Our readers are middle class to affluent, 70% working women, well-educated saavy consumers, interested in healthy living for their families.  We welcome Features, Artwork, News-and Healthbriefs, Ads, and Calendar Events.  Please call for rates, discounts and free features designed to build your business and constituency.  Free basic Community Resource Guide Listing in exchange for Distribution.  Call Elisabeth Taylor for details.
 

SPIRITUAL/NEW AGE

Point of Life Foundation (POL) Point of Life Foundation
IMA Partner
Phone: (516) 773-0732
Email: pol@pointoflife.org
Web Site: www.pointoflife.org

The Point of Life Foundation (POL) promotes a spiritual model of healthcare, emphasizing the well-being of the whole person. Under the auspices of Hope in Healthcare , POL offers programs for healthcare professionals exploring the impact of today's healthcare system on the well-being of providers and recipients, and integrating spiritual approaches to healthcare delivery and education. Current Highlights: 'Values in Healthcare', a curriculum that re-integrates inner core values into individual and team work to support practitioners' sense of purpose, power and  perspective.

Inspired by Global Hospital and Research Center, India ( www.ghrc-abu.com), POL also facilitates and supports health initiatives of such nature outside of the USA. Contributions to POL are tax-deductible.

UNIVERSITY-BASED PROGRAMS

Tufts University School of Medicine
Master of Science in Pain Research, Education and Policy
Ima Partner

750 Washington St.
Boston, MA 02111
Phone: 617-636-3631
Email: jeanne.connolly@tufts.edu
Website: www.tufts.edu/med/prep/

Research on the mechanisms, nature and treatment of pain has advanced enormously in the past decade making the field of pain exciting, dynamic and full of opportunity. The Tufts University School of Medicine Master of Science in Pain Research, Education and Policy is meeting the needs of practicing health care professionals to provide optimal pain management by offering a unique, interdisciplinary program that sets the standard for pain education. For more information, contact Jeanne Connolly at jconnolly@tufts-nemc.org or
617-636-8641 or go http://www.tufts.edu/med/prep/ .

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS WHO WISH TO BE LISTED IN THIS DIRECTORY

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Lorraine Bunker
Lorraine@Bunker.com

Sausan Campbell, MD
stahtaw2@hotmail.com

Jeanne Colbath, RN, MSN, AHNC
email: jcolbathrn@comcast.net

Kathleen M. Fitzgibbon
P.O. Box 259
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
(508) 693-6774

Sharon Freeman

Paula Gardiner MD
Clinical Research Fellow
Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies

Landmark Center
401 Park Drive
Suite 22A - West
Boston MA 02215
Tel: 617 - 384-8550
Fax: 617 384-8555
pgardine@massmed.org

Annekathryn Goodman, Email: agoodman@partners.org
Profession: gynecologic oncologist, acupuncturist

Annie Gjelsvik, Ph.D.
Contact information: Annie_Gjelsvik@brown.edu
Background: : Investigator, Rhode Island Department of Health; Research Faculty, Department of Community Health, Brown University.  I am interested in how the distribution of social and economic privilege in the United States affects health.

Michelle Hemingway, MD
mhemingwaymd@mac.com
Phone: (413) 881-1469

Sheryl Lawrence, PTA
email: SLAWRENCE@PARTNERS.ORG

Cynthia Linton, Reiki Master/Teacher
Contact Information: Reiki - For Inner Peace.  Email: cmalinton@yahoo.com.
Phone: (617) 755-0960.
Background: Certified Reiki Master/Teacher, Usui School of Natural Healing. Selected Reiki Master/Teacher for Tufts-New England Medical Center's Oncology Department. Private practice in Newton/Waltham and downtown Boston. Member/Volunteer at The Center for Balance in Newtonville. University Student Health Administrator, Tufts University.

Candita Mamet
email: mmamet@verizon.net

Florence Meleo-Meyer, M.S., M.A.
The Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society
55 Lake Ave. No, Worcester, MA, 01655.
email: Florence.Meyer@umassmed.edu

Gail Mitton
email: gailmitt@yahoo.com

Kristen E Porter, MAc, LAc
Executive Director
Pathways To Wellness
1601 Washington St., 3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02118
617-859-3036 x 23
kporter@pathwaysboston.org
www.pathwaysboston.org

Jeffrey P. Satnick, M.D.
183 Sterling Road
Princeton MA 01541
jsatnick@aol.com

Maureen Spenser, R.N., M.Ed.
email: findinnn@aol.com

Lyn Walfish
email: unicornquilting@juno.com

Charlotte A. Wytias, RN, MS
Clifton Springs Hospital, Integrative Medicine Center
2 Coulter Road
Clifton Springs, NY 14432
(315) 462-0396
charlotte-wytias@cshop.com
www.thespringsofclifton.com

 

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