My Partners in Health

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The following health care practitioners are people I know well and have worked with directly.  They are gifted in their particular areas of healing.  I can facilitate referrals and joint case management as desired, or you may contact them directly for consultations.

Nutritionists & Whole Foods Chefs

Nori Hudson

Is board certified in holistic nutrition.  She sees private patients and also teaches at Bauman College in Berkeley.  She is experienced in elimination diets, food sensitivities/allergies, and traditional nutrient-dense cooking methods.  She practices in North Berkeley.

Laura Ciapponi

Is a nutrition educator and whole foods chef.  She provides services that include:  personal chef services (GAPS, WAPF, Paleo diets), in-home nutrition education, pantry clean-outs (education on how to shop for healthy living), ecological living.


GetzWell Pediatrics

Is a full-service pediatrics office located in Noe Valley in San Francisco.  Dr. Julia Getzelman and her colleagues provide comprehensive primary care.  For those who already have a primary care provider, but who are interested in an in-depth evaluation from a functional medicine perspective for more chronic, complex conditions, GetzWell Pediatrics also provides those services.

Acupuncturists & Herbalists

Robert (Bob) Levine, La. C

Practices traditional Chinese and Tibetan medicine in North Berkeley.  He incorporates acupuncture, herbs, and other techniques into his practice.  He has been practicing for 30+ years and teaches interns in his office.

Juan Carlos Collins, La. C

Practices traditional Chinese medicine in the Mission District of San Francisco.  He incorporates acupuncture and herbs into his practice.  He is an expert on nutrition and whole foods cooking.

Psychologists & Therapists

Jennifer Poehler

Practices mind-body therapy, using somatic counseling techniques (Hakomi therapy) and energy work.  She practices in Mill Valley and also works via tele-consults.  Contact her directly at 415.267.7645.

Body Work, Lymphatic Drainage Massage

Ana Diane Landelle, CMT/Acupressurist

Specialize in different body work approaches, with specialized training for persons with autoimmune and inflammatory conditions.  Ana Diane is also trained in lymphatic drainage for chronic lymphedema.  They practice in Berkeley.

Karin Wertheim, CMT

Specializes in lymphatic drainage massage, as well as traditional massage techniques.  She practices out of her home studio, or can bring her massage table to your preferred location.