Wellness Professionals for 2014

Natural Awakenings Practitioners Profiles for Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess NY

We are pleased to offer our annual Wellness Provider Profiles to help you assemble your dream team of healing professionals. Read on to find the perfect partners for your journey to balanced health.



Dr. John Foley, DC and Dan Court, Clinical Nutritionist

2013 Crompond Rd., Yorktown Heights, NY

914.962.0101 info@bodycures.com BodyCures.com

BodyCures™ offers genuine hope and proven solutions to women and children using a very precise, comprehensive and cutting-edge biofeedback system that targets the root cause of health concerns. They test for imbalances in the body, including nutritional deficiencies, allergies and sensitivities, electromagnetic radiation, environmental toxicity, emotional issues, and structural imbalances.

Wellness services offered:  Holistic Pediatrics, Bioenergetic & Functional Medicine, Clinical Nutrition, Detoxification, Naturopathy, Homeopathy, Emotional Healing, Allergy Elimination, Energy Healing, EMF Protection, Remote Healing Sessions, Weight Management, Thermography.

Areas of specialty: Autism, ADHD, food and environmental allergies, asthma, autoimmune conditions, chronic fatigue, thyroid problems, hormonal imbalances, headaches, migraines, chronic pain, digestive disorders, electromagnetic hypersensitivity (EHS), infertility, skin disorders, weight loss and optimal wellness programs.

Philosophy of healing: “When the body is in a state of chronic illness and it’s not healing, there is always a logical reason and underlying cause,” says Dr. John Foley, who believes that most modern illnesses and diseases have an environmental component. “Toxic build up accumulates in our organs and usually goes undetected,” he says. “If we don’t eliminate toxic stress on the body, people simply can’t recover or achieve optimal health.” 


Center for Aligned Healing

Bernadette Bloom, PT. Teacher, Facilitator

175 King St., Chappaqua, NY

914.861.2882 239.289.3744 CenterForAlignedHealing.com

Center for Aligned Healing is a soul-based group of practitioners offering bio-energy medicine for body, mind and spirit. It offers classes, private appointments, and wellness programs for planetary healing.

Wellness services offered: Energy medicine, energetic osteopathy, children’s programs, chamber events, meditation services, women’s divorce groups, yoga, hypnosis, psychotherapy, Arbonne products and holistic classes.

Areas of specialty: Stress management, post-traumatic stress, cancer, anxiety, children’s and women’s health, chronic pain, business manifestation, Lyme disease, fertility, migraines, weight loss.

Philosophy of healing: “We align with our clients’ highest spiritual good at all times and bring that vibration through the mental, emotional and physical bodies to create peace, harmony and bliss,” says owner Bernadette Bloom.


The Center for Health and Healing

Melanie Ryan, LCSWR, CASAC, RYT, Founder and Director

153 East Main St. Ste. A-1, Mt. Kisco, NY 10549

914.260.1696 TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net

The Center for Health and Healing is a place for holistic studies and holistic health care. The Holistic Studies Center offers holistic workshops led by local and international teachers. The Holistic Health Center is an affiliated group of holistic private practitioners offering an integrative, multidisciplinary team approach to health and wellness.

Wellness services offered: Integrative self-care, holistic workshops, educational talks, acupuncture, Ayurvedic consultations, bodywork/massage, fitness/strength training, meditation classes, nutrition counseling, Reiki healing, shamanic journeying, yoga therapy. 

Areas of specialty: Addiction therapy, adolescent therapy, anxiety/OCD, chronic pain, DWI evaluations, eating disorders, fitness, group therapy, holistic workshops, integrative psychotherapy, meditation, nutrition, stress, weight loss, yoga.

Philosophy of healing: “Most important, I believe in the treatment and understanding of the whole being while providing a safe and nurturing environment,” says Founder and Director Melanie Ryan. “Understanding the connection between the emotional, physical, and spiritual states is essential so individuals can connect with their own healing power.” 


Earth Angels Veterinary Hospital

Robert Codacovi, Practice Manager

8 Nancy Court, Suite 1, Wappingers Falls, NY

845.227.PAWS (7297) EarthAngelsVet.com

Earth Angels Veterinary Hospital’s  integrative philosophy, encompassing the latest and best in both alternative and conventional veterinary medicine, provides a 360-degree approach to healthcare for its patients in the Hudson Valley and beyond.

Wellness services offered: Chiropractic, acupuncture, laser therapy, herbal medicine, homeopathy, alternative and conventional flea/tick prevention treatments, cryo-surgery, stem cell therapy, in-house lab, dental radiology, and a judicious approach to vaccination and other conventional veterinary medicine.

Areas of specialty: Cancer, nutrition, chronic degenerative conditions like arthritis, seizures, disc disease, IBD, diabetes and surgery.

Philosophy of healing: “We strive to provide each individual patient with specifically tailored, least invasive/least toxic wellness and treatment programs in areas such as vaccine protocols, nutrition, flea and tick prevention, and pain management from the moment of birth on.” says Earth Angels Practice Manager Robert Codacovi.


Eastgate Acupuncture, PC

Crystal Dmytryk, L.Ac. and Paul Marks, L.Ac.

177 E. Hartsdale Ave., Ste LLA, Hartsdale, NY

914.713.1000 EastgateAcupuncture.com.

Eastgate Acupuncture’s beautiful facilities in the Village of Hartsdale provide a serene healing environment with multiple treatment rooms, classroom space and one of Westchester’s only fully stocked Chinese herbal pharmacies. 

Wellness services offered: Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Chinese herbs and dietary therapy and acupuncture facial rejuvenation.

Areas of specialty: Pain and injury, fertility and pregnancy, men’s health, digestive disorders, chronic illness and disease, stress, anxiety, general health maintenance.

Philosophy of healing: Eastgate’s Crystal Dmytryk believes that long lasting health should be the ultimate goal of any practitioner.  “Inducing small changes over time is the most effective and safest method of healing,” she says. “Our guiding principles are to put the patient first, to keep an open mind and to always seek the root of disease.” 


Michael B. Finkelstein, MD, FACP, ABIHM

Founder and Medical Director of SunRaven:

The Center for Holistic and Skillful Living

501 Guard Hill Rd., Bedford, NY

914.234.6646 Michael@SunRaven.org SunRaven.org

An expert in integrative and holistic medicine, Dr. Michael Finkelstein’s personal consultations are individualized sessions that emphasize the significance of patients taking control of their own health through their practices and lifestyle choices. “To successfully create a plan, we take a complete inventory of your life—not just your physical condition,” Finkelstein explains. “I will be your guide, but it is our relationship as a team that will be most important. Together we will take a comprehensive review of your health from a holistic point of view to better help you find a clear path to your goal of true health and vitality.” 

Wellness services offered: Integrative medicine, psycho-spiritual counseling, nature immersion, gardening, cooking, couples work, group juice fasts, men’s groups, women’s groups, retreat programs.

Areas of specialty: Autoimmune and inflammatory disorders, chronic fatigue, depression, nature deficit disorder, migraines, infertility, cancer, nutrition.

Philosophy of healing: “First and foremost, I believe that true health is determined by the functional balance between our physical condition and that of our emotional state and spiritual foundation,” Finkelstein says. “Ultimately, the best results in healing occur when work in all three areas is integrated into one’s approach. In this way, diseases of the body can actually be great opportunities, as they motivate us to consider all that is involved.  Thus it is often necessary to think out of the conventional medical box to achieve the results one desires.”


Flowing Rivers Acupuncture

Pamela Todd Battle L.Ac., Dipl. OM (NCCAOM)

83 Montgomery Ave., Scarsdale, NY

914.472.6688 FlowingRivers@optonline.net FlowingRivers.net

Located in the state-of-the-art Scarsdale Medical Arts Building, just off Harney Road (aka Brook Street) between the Bronx River Parkway and Route 22/White Plains Road, Flowing Rivers Acupuncture offers a soothing, comfortable treatment experience. Most insurance plans qualified for acupuncture treatment are accepted, including BlueCross, Cigna, Pomco United, Aetna and No-Fault. Chiropractic, physical therapy, massage therapy, personal training and pain management services are also located on premises.

Wellness services offered: Oriental Medicine (acupuncture and Chinese herbal formulas), functional medicine assessment, and treatment of some chronic conditions.

Areas of specialty:  Headaches and body pain (back, shoulder, knee, elbow, etc.); reactions to stress such as anxiety, depression and insomnia; women’s health concerns such as painful or irregular periods, infertility, and menopausal symptoms; and other chronic health issues including addiction and gastrointestinal, sinus, respiratory and skin complaints.

Philosophy of healing: Licensed acupuncturist, Pam Battle, says that in addition to being an effective treatment for many of the above conditions, acupuncture also can be a relaxing, restorative, even refreshing “time-out” from daily routines and stress. “Acupuncture’s effects have been compared to re-booting a computer or tuning up a car,” she explains. “Think of it as a way to help reset and optimize the integration and performance of your body’s mutually supporting networks and diverse organ systems.” She personalizes her approach to suit the concerns of the individual patient by establishing a foundation of trust, listening and collaboration with her patients.


Infinite Possibilities, Inc.

Shima Chayvet, CEH, MRM, CHHS, Owner/President

1132 Main St., Peekskill, NY 10566 & other locations

914.788.9355 • infinitepossibilities4@verizon.net InfinitePossibilitiesNY.com

Infinite Possibilities offers a holistic body cleanse that results in rapid, safe and sustainable weight loss. The results are not just limited to weight loss but offers clients who have high blood pressure and diabetes a way to come off their medications (as their doctors deem them unnecessary) in a very short amount of time.

Wellness services offered: A variety of services, including Sprouting Possibilities (a body cleanse and weight-loss program for those under 18 years old); Infinitely Young (a body cleanse and weight-loss program for those 70+ years old); Rapid K (for those with serious weight-loss needs); and Squeaky Clean, for those who have no weight to lose but want a body cleanse or who want to work toward the goal of having their doctor take them off certain medications.

Philosophy of healing: “Every illness has a story, and treating the body, mind and spirit is where health and wellness begin,” says Shima Chayvet, owner and president of Infinite Possibilities. “It’s all about the food we eat and the fact that our bodies were never meant to ingest all the harmful toxins that we do today. Cooking does not rid our food of these harmful substances. Through all my research I’ve come to believe that Genesis says it all—when we were given the prescription for what to eat, somehow we missed it! When my clients go back to eating from the earth, a miracle occurs!”


Integrated Medicine & Nutrition

495 E. Main St., Mount Kisco, NY

915.242.8844 • info@intmedny.com IntMedNY.com

A holistic medical practice based on an integrated philosophy that includes both medical and natural health options. Practitioners develop individualized healing plans by relying on intuitiveness, well-rounded health advice, and advanced laboratory tests.

Wellness services offered: Integrated medical and nutritional consultations, nutritional supplements and vitamin, mineral and herbal therapies; wellness assessments and plans, sonogram bone density testing (no radiation), breast thermography, patent-pending Blood Detective health reports, food allergy and toxin testing, cancer screening, hormonal testing and bio-identical hormones, intravenous nutritional therapies, hyperbaric oxygen, fitness plans and more.

Areas of specialty: Prevention and treatment of disease and disease states, nutrition, autoimmune disorders, cancer, hormonal imbalances, gastrointestinal disorders, neurological conditions and more.

Philosophy of healing: “We strive to help restore health naturally by providing both allopathic and natural medical solutions,” says Dr. Michael Wald, Director of Nutritional Services. “We recognize the value of living a pain-free, vital and long life, and we commit ourselves to our patients’ health goals with exceptional energy, knowledge, and empathy.” 


Hiro Izumi, DC & Michiko Izumi, DC

550 Mamaroneck Ave., Suite 103, Harrison, NY.

914.346.5200 IzumiWellness.net

Using upper cervical chiropractic, Drs. Hiro and Michiko Izumi help people to restore structural balance and optimize the mind and body connection that is vital for functioning at an optimum level. Through enzyme nutrition, they address the digestion, absorption, transportation, utilization, and elimination of foods.

Wellness services offered: Upper cervical chiropractic and Enzyme Nutrition Therapy.

Areas of specialty: Pain, arthritis, osteoporosis, headache, heartburn, bloating, indigestion, constipation, diarrhea, allergies, fibromyalgia, PMS, irregular periods, infertility, fatigue, weight gain or loss, poor sleep, and unexplained health problems caused by nutritional deficiency and/or structural imbalances.

Philosophy of healing: “We believe that the body is a self-healing organism, and that true healing comes only from within,” says Dr. Hiro Izumi. “Our job is to help people identify their stressors, whether they be physical, chemical, or emotional. We can then guide them in the right direction.”


Dr. David L. Lerner, DDS

The Center for Holistic Dentistry

u2649 Strang Blvd. Ste. 201, Yorktown Heights, NY

914.214.9678 HolisticDentist.com

From offering mercury-free fillings to tackling the most complex dental problems, the team at The Center for Holistic Dentistry provides an innovative approach to the healthcare of the mouth, integrating the knowledge of natural healing with that of contemporary dental science and technology. The practice’s soothing amenities complement its approach to dentistry. “We practice in a beautiful and spacious office environment designed to be relaxing and tranquil,” notes Dr. David Lerner.

Wellness services offered: Holistic/Biological Dentistry,  Cosmetic/Bio-Esthetic Dentistry, Dental Implants, Integrative Orthodontic Care.

Areas of specialty: Complex dental problems, advanced TMJ care, Sleep Apnea, safe mercury removal, periodontal wellness.

Philosophy of healing: “Our philosophy is based on the natural laws that govern health and healing,” Lerner says. “When disease is present, it may be viewed as evidence of a disruption in our life force.” The Center for Holistic Dentistry seeks to bridge the gap between modern dental technology and the ageless traditions of natural healing, he says. “This innovative approach to holistic dental care tends to the health of the mouth in relation to the whole person.”


Dr. Fred Lisanti, ND

Attending Doctor at Integrative Med Solutions

281 White Plains Rd., Eastchester, NY

914.337.2980 info@IntMedSolutions.com IntMedSolutions.com

Integrative Med Solutions (IMS) is an advanced natural medicine clinic focused on restoring health, vitality and wholeness to its patients. IMS provides modern healthcare customized for each patient based on a synthesis of ancient healing arts and cutting-edge natural medicine. “Central to our technique are acupuncture and naturopathic medicine,” says Dr. Fred Lisanti. “These proven systems are transforming healthcare with empirically tested treatments for a wide range of health conditions.”

Wellness services offered: Acupuncture, naturopathic medicine, nutritional counseling, clinical hypnosis.

Areas of specialty: Pain management, stress management, anxiety/depression, general, acute and chronic concerns, infertility, weight loss, smoking cessation, allergies.

Philosophy of healing: “At IMS, we know you are unique and require tailor-made therapies,” Lisanti says. “We also know that the most valuable things we can offer you are time to listen to your concerns; compassion for the impact this issue has on your life; and expertise in designing a personalized plan for your condition. It’s through our deep commitment to understanding your unique set of health concerns that we create integrative solutions that are custom-fit, realistic and effective. Underneath it all, our work stems from a philosophy that heart-centered compassion is the source of all forms of healing. And we ensure that all our clients feel this gentle, non-judgmental acceptance as soon as they enter our sacred space.” 


Dr. Laurie R. Mallis, MD, LAc

SearchLight Medical

2345 Rte. 52, Ste. 1F, Hopewell Junction, NY

845.592.4310 SearchLightMed@optimum.net SearchLightMedical.com

After more than 25 years in traditional Western medicine, Dr. Laurie R. Mallis formed SearchLight Medical to provide a better way to deliver care to her patients. “SearchLight Medical is a private practice that focuses on holistic healing to help my patients overcome acute and chronic medical conditions without relying on pharmaceutical treatments,” she says. “I work very closely with my patients to plan treatments that are individualized to help them to achieve a better state of health.  The energy treatments I utilize in my practice tap into the body’s natural ability to heal itself.”

Wellness services offered: Medical acupuncture, cupping, gua sha, ONDAMED Biofeedback Therapy, Mei Zen Cosmetic Acupuncture System™ for face and neck, Mei Zen abdominal acupuncture for fertility or weight loss, Reflexology and Reiki.

Areas of specialty: Acute and chronic medical conditions, neurological diseases, sports injuries, pain management, allergies, anxiety disorders, depression, women’s health issues, weight loss, fertility, facial rejuvenation.

Philosophy of healing: “I treat the entire patient—physical, mental, emotional and spiritual—as all these areas are interconnected and must be balanced in order for the body to achieve a healthy state,” Mallis says. “It is important not to focus only on the presenting symptoms, but to look for the root cause of any condition. When this is accomplished, the body is able to heal on a deeper and longer-lasting level.”


Laurence Miller, MD, Wellness Center

1053 Saw Mill River Rd., Ardsley, NY 10502

914.231.7666 • drlmiller.com

Laurence Miller Wellness Center is an integrative, holistic internal medicine and pulmonary practice staffed by Dr. Miller (MD, FCCP) and Karina Miller, a health and nutrition counselor (certified by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners and the Institute for Integrative Nutrition) and yoga instructor. The center uses state-of-the-art allopathic techniques combined with a holistic approach to achieve mind and body wellness and disease prevention.

Wellness Services Offered:  Bone densitometry, complete pulmonary function testing, EndoPAT testing/diagnosis of endothelial dysfunction as a predictor of coronary artery disease, cardiopulmonary stress testing, EEG Neurofeedback retraining to treat disorders such as ADHD, anxiety, depression, addictions, migraines and insomnia. Holistic nutrition and lifestyle counseling by in-house wellness coach Karina Miller, broad array of nutraceuticals, Ayurveda, and Traditional Chinese Medicine products, transcendental meditation techniques, Vinyasa yoga.

Areas of specialty: Dr. Laurence Miller specializes in treating pulmonary disorders (asthma, COPD). Karina Miller is a holistic wellness coach and weight-loss counselor and an expert in treating obesity and weight control.

Philosophy of healing: “Healing requires a multidisciplinary approach that also includes family support, social interactions/involvement and a combination of allopathic and alternative medical modalities to treat a broad range of diseases with the goals of risk reduction and improvement in quality of life,” Dr. Miller says.


NY Chiro Care

Dr. Robert Silverman, DC, MS, CNS

280 Dobbs Ferry Rd. Ste 204, White Plains, NY 10607

914.287.6464 • info@DrRobertSilverman.com DrRobertSilverman.com 

Dr. Robert G. Silverman, founder of NY Chiro Care, is a nationally known speaker and has published numerous articles on treating and preventing sports injury and joint pain and on nutrition. He also gives seminars on injury-related preventions, treatments and nutrition for various organizations and Fortune 500 corporations.

Wellness services offered: Chiropractic, nutrition and supplement protocols, Active Release Technique (ART), Cold-Laser Therapy, functional and kinetic treatment with rehab, flexion-distraction, Graston Technique, joint manipulation, kinesio-taping, laser, RockTape/fascial movement taping, bio-electrical impedance analysis, strength and conditioning training, corrective exercise, sports performance.

Areas of specialty: Biomechanics of the body, balancing the musculoskeletal system, optimizing the body’s performance, diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of joint pain and soft-tissue management, sports injury, weight loss, injury and performance care, integration of functional neurological training.

Philosophy of Healing: Dr. Silverman’s philosophy is that proper guidance, treatments and/or nutrition will enable our bodies to help heal themselves. “I treat the cause of the problem, not just the symptoms,” he says. “I use a combination of numerous cutting-edge treatment modalities and techniques, including nutritional supplementation—and my patients can get all those treatments under one roof. Let your healing begin here.”


O2Living with Rosemary Devlin, Founder

Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte. 35, Cross River, NY

914.763.6320 • O2Living.com

The landscape around O2Living is itself inspirational, making it perfect for personal retreats, special occasions or business gatherings, says Rosemary Devlin, founder of the holistic wellness community. “It’s a beautiful setting that exudes the sophistication of the Westchester County countryside,” she says. Situated in Yellow Monkey Village in Cross River, NY, O2Living comprises a Live Food Café, juice cleansing, a therapeutic day spa, a boutique and yoga studios. Visitors of the Cross River location can soon enjoy a genuinely personal juicing experience at the newly developed organic juicery. “The new juicery brings clients as close as possible to the source of the products and will allow for a truly unique experience,” says Devlin. Development of this facility will increase the efficiency of distribution of O2Living juices that already exists throughout Westchester County and Connecticut and into Manhattan. O2Living’s health-promoting juices and foods can be found in the Saw Mill Club and Saw Mill Club East in Mt. Kisco, NY, and O2Living juices can be found at The Gym and DeCicco Markets in Armonk, NY.

Wellness services offered: Raw Live Food, Juice Cleanse Detox, yoga, holistic wellness spa and nutrition support.

Areas of specialty: Raw Live Food, Juice Cleanse Detox, HOT Yoga, Restorative and Vinyassa Flow Yoga for all levels and therapeutic treatments.

Philosophy of healing: “The state of wellness has always been a matter of importance if one wants to enjoy the human experience with passion and desire,” Devlin says. “We welcome newcomers interested in jumpstarting a wellness program.”


Neil C. Raff, MD

Advanced Medicine of Mount Kisco,

37 Moore Ave., Mount Kisco, NY

914.241.7030  info@neilraffmd.com NeilRaffMD.com

Advanced Medicine of Mount Kisco is a private office where Dr. Neil Raff takes the time to understand each patient’s personal health needs. He offers immediate, up-to-date testing and treatment in a private and comfortable setting. “The major threats to our health today are toxic chemicals, heavy metals and other pollutants entering our bodies and causing chronic inflammation and blocking the absorption of vital nutrients,” Dr. Raff says. “Removing these disease-causing agents and supporting natural healing and repair of damaged tissue is the prime role of this office.”

Wellness services offered: IV nutrition; metals and biologic detoxification; gastric analysis and autonomic nervous testing; alternative cancer treatments (Iscador and high-dose vitamin C); ozone and peroxide treatments; ozone for viral infections.

Areas of specialty: GI (irritable bowel, colitis, Crohn’s, malabsorption); alternative cancer care; arthritis and chronic muscle/joint pain; optimal hormone health for men and women.

Philosophy of healing: “The mind, the body, the environment—we enjoy good health when they are in balance, and sickness when they are not,” Dr. Raff says. He believes that quality medical care requires removing harmful elements by detoxification as well as providing programs to ensure proper hormone balance and optimal absorption of essential nutrients, thereby controlling illness and minimizing aging.


Susanne Saltzman, MD

250 E. Hartsdale Ave. St. 22, Hartsdale, NY

914.472.0666  HartsdaleHomeopathy.com

Dr. Susanne Saltzman has 20 years of clinical family practice experience treating acute and chronic illness in children and adults. “My emphasis is on homeopathic and functional medicine to decrease dependency on pharmaceutical drugs,” she says. Saltzman has successfully treated thousands of patients for a wide variety of diseases and conditions.

Wellness services offered: Classical homeopathy, functional and nutritional medicine.

Areas of specialty: ADD and ADHD; autism; allergies; anxiety disorders; asthma; depression; diabetes; migraines; chronic fatigue syndrome; fibromyalgia; Crohn’s disease; ulcerative colitis; high cholesterol; interstitial cystitis; Lyme disease; menopause; polycystic ovarian disease; multiple sclerosis; premenstrual syndrome (PMS); thyroid disorders; autoimmune disorders such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and scleroderma; weight loss.

Philosophy of healing: “The human body is innately brilliant,” Saltzman says. “We all have the capacity to heal; sometimes we need a little help from nature. Homeopathic medicine provides that catalyst. It treats the whole person by recognizing that someone’s mental/emotional state is just as important as his or her physical symptoms in the selection of the correct homeopathic remedy.” 


Dr. Minerva Santos, MD

Mount Kisco Medical Group,

u48 Rte. 6, Yorktown Heights, NY

914.248.5556 MinervaSantosMD.com

As part of Mount Kisco Medical Group, Dr. Minerva Santos practices Western medicine in a traditional group practice but incorporates an integrative approach, including botanicals and homeopathy. She has completed an integrative medicine fellowship with best-selling author and speaker Andrew Weil, MD.

Wellness services offered: Integrative medicine, botanical, supplement and diet guidance. Santos is a primary care physician who refers as needed to specialists in therapies like Reiki, acupuncture and exercise.

Areas of specialty: Preventive medicine, diabetes, hypertension, weight loss, healthy diets and supplement guidance in relation to cancer.

Philosophy of healing: “I stress the need to look at what happens in a person’s life as a contributing factor in their wellness or illness,” Santos says. “I take the time to listen to a patient’s story, as this is essential to the start of a person’s healing process.” 


Santhigram Wellness

1305 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains, NY 10605

914.250.1417 • SanthigramWellness.com

Santhigram Wellness practitioners help their clients regain healthy bodies and minds by incorporating Ayurvedic practices into their daily lives. They do this by offering personalized Ayurvedic therapies and providing opportunities for meditation and other traditional methods of achieving a balanced life.

Wellness services offered: Ayurveda, Panchakarma, meditation.

Areas of specialty: Ayurveda and Panchakarma therapies free of side effects for alleviating various chronic ailments like arthritis, back pain, slipped discs, neck pain, joint pain, insomnia, depression, migraine, sinusitis, psoriasis, eczema, overweight, etc.; relaxation and rejuvenation therapies to maintain optimum health; natural detox and de-stress therapies; pre- and post-natal therapies; diet and lifestyle counseling.

Philosophy of healing: “The basic philosophy of Ayurveda is to make people aware of their lifestyle, diet, exercise and mental activities to achieve a perfect balance in mind, body and soul. Literally, it focuses on uninterrupted physical, mental and spiritual happiness and fulfillment. So Ayurveda focuses on absolute perfect health and not disease. On the other hand, modern medicine stresses only on the body and neglects the mind, the senses and the soul. Any infirmity in the mind, the senses or the soul leads to illness by the Ayurvedic definition. Our trained staff members use the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda to help our clients heal in body and mind and function optimally.”


Scarsdale Integrative Family Medicine

Joon Lee, MD, Medical Director

2 Overhill Rd. Ste. 260, Scarsdale, NY 10583

914.722.9440 • SIFMNY@gmail.com

Scarsdale Integrative Family Medicine is an innovative medical practice that helps every patient “live long” with good quality of life. They analyze patients’ blood, saliva, urine and stool to assess their health through a different lens, so that patients can get answers and feel better.

Wellness services offered: Primary care, acupuncture, homeopathy, vitamin therapy, nutritional healing with a focus on weight loss, Zerona body contouring laser, cosmetic services.

Areas of specialty: Chronic fatigue, menopause, andropause, decreased libido, thyroid disorder, migraine headaches, fibromyalgia, depression, chronic pain syndrome, Lyme disease, obesity, eczema, psoriasis, smoking cessation, sugar cravings, candida enteritis, gut dysbiosis, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, amino acids.

Philosophy of healing: “I believe in healing patients by taking care of each individual as a whole person, not just as a diagnosis that needs to be patched up with pharmaceutical Band-Aids,” says medical director Dr. Joon Lee. “By promoting a healthy lifestyle with the right nutritional balance, illness can be prevented and health can be restored.” 


The Temperance Center

Merrill Black, LCSW, Reiki Master, Hypnotherapist, Founder/Owner

453 White Plains Rd. Ste. 201, Eastchester, NY 10709

914.793.2600 • merrill@healyourlife2day.com • TheTemperanceCenter.com

The Temperance Center is a team of practitioners offering services for infants, children, teens and adults in a nurturing and calming environment. Their emphasis is on offering an array of modalities to help heal the mind, body and soul. 

Wellness services offered: Psychotherapy, Reiki, hypnosis, cognitive behavior therapy,  mindfulness, systematic desensitization, exposure & response prevention therapy, craniosacral therapy, massage, intuitive healing/readings, bi-monthly adult guided meditation group, monthly teen-guided meditation group, monthly holistic health & nutrition workshops, reflexology, yoga classes, bodyART classes, baby massage workshops.

Areas of specialty: Panic disorder, fears & phobias, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, trichotillomania, skin picking, relationship issues, stress management/reduction, past-life regression, nutrition, weight loss, TMJ, insomnia, smoking cessation. 

Philosophy of healing: “It is our goal to treat the ‘whole person’ in very individualized ways,” says founder and owner Merrill Black. “The various modalities that we offer can enable the person to reach optimal health.” 


Michael E. Doyle, MD

Stamford Integrative Medicine

22 Fifth Street, Suite 201, Stamford, CT

203.324.4747 MEDoyleMD@optonline.net • stamfordintegrativemedicine.com

Dr. Michael Doyle says his practice goes above and beyond simply treating symptoms and numbers. “My goal is to identify and treat the root causes of illness by focusing on nutrition, hormones and lifestyle,” he says, noting that undetected nutritional and hormonal disturbances, in particular, are at the root of many common illnesses. “By focusing on these core issues, I have helped many patients dramatically improve their health and quality of life.”

Wellness services offered: Conventional and alternative medicine, including bio-identical hormones, nutritional and herbal therapies, IV nutrients and more.

Areas of specialty: Thyroid and adrenal problems, fatigue, depression, anxiety, insomnia, weight gain, allergies, menopause and female hormone deficiencies, male hormone deficiencies, fibromyalgia, digestive problems, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, high cholesterol, much more.

Philosophy of healing: “Listening carefully and focusing on natural solutions are crucial steps in finding the safest and most effective ways to help our patients improve their health,” Doyle says.


Well On The Way® LLC

Elizabeth Pasquale, LMT, CST, Director

191 Main St. (2nd Floor), Ossining, NY 10562

222 Westchester Ave. Ste. 103, White Plains, NY 10604

914.762.4693 • elizabeth.a.pasquale@gmail.com • WellOnTheWay.com

Elizabeth Pasquale, director of Well On The Way, observes, “You are curious about energy medicine, and you know there is something to it from all you’ve read and heard. Maybe you’ve experienced a time when you’ve made a sudden shift, like a longtime pain just went away, and you’re not sure why. Your challenges are opportunities to grow and learn better solutions. You’re ready for life-changing therapies!”

Wellness services offered: Craniosacral therapy, lymph drainage therapy, neuro-linguistic programming, Aston Therapeutic Massage and Postural Analysis, nutrition, weight loss, more. Free “get acquainted call.”

Areas of specialty: Energy, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, pediatrics, ADD & autism, chronic fatigue, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, athletic performance, anti-aging, pain and discomfort, arthritis, post-surgical healing, lack of confidence, fear, anger, migraines and headaches.

Philosophy of healing: “My mission is to inspire people to healthy, joyful lives, to excite you in spreading true health, so we can end cancer, heart disease and diabetes and create a healthy planet for future generations,” says director Elizabeth Pasquale. “The issue isn’t what techniques accomplish that, or even what disease you are currently experiencing. The issue is, Are you ready to reach levels of health and joy that you’ve never experienced before? Are you willing to be an inspiration for others?” 


Westchester Wellness Medicine

Angelo Baccellieri, MD

500 Mamaroneck Ave., Harrison, NY 10528

704 Locust St., Mt. Vernon, NY 10552

914.630.7330 (Harrison) • 914.699.6036 (Mt. Vernon)


Westchester Wellness Medicine is dedicated to maximizing patients’ health and longevity. Dr. Baccellieri is a member of the Anti-Aging Academy of America (A4M) and is completing an advanced fellowship in regenerative medicine. 

Wellness services offered: A holistic program integrating supplements, nutrition, exercise, detoxification and hormone replacement.

Areas of specialty: Men’s health issues including loss of libido, erectile dysfunction and depression, bio-identical hormone replacement, weight loss (including HCG diet), inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease, IBS and ulcerative colitis), and Alzheimer’s prevention and treatment.

Philosophy of healing: “Your genes are not your destiny,” says Dr. Angelo Baccellieri. “The power to heal is in your hands. I believe that the body has the power to heal itself.  Combining personally prescribed supplements, exercise regimen, nutrition program, detoxification, stress management and hormone optimization, we are able to improve health.”


Yorktown Animal Hospital

271 Veterans Rd., Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

914.962.3111 • drk@vetsnyc.com • drr@vetsnyc.com • VetsNYC.com

The staff of Yorktown Animal Hospital is committed to caring for people’s pets as they would their own. They offer preventive health care and treat the sick and the chronically ill (renal disease, arthritis, etc.) They take an integrative approach, practicing both conventional and holistic medicine and often combining them to achieve the best results. They also provide boarding and grooming in a caring environment.

Wellness Services Offered: Preventive health care, nutritional counseling, comprehensive physical exams, acupuncture, Chinese herbs, dentistry, digital radiology, surgery, laboratory diagnostics, euthanasia (when necessary), ultrasound, endoscopy, and cardiology and orthopedic surgery (by visiting specialists). Also full-service boarding and grooming.

Areas of specialty: Arthritis, dental disease, gastrointestinal problems, skin and allergy diseases, kidney disease, urinary tract disorders, endocrine conditions (including diabetes, thyroid problems and adrenal gland disease), obesity, Lyme and other tick-borne diseases, infectious diseases.

Philosophy of healing: “We take a compassionate and holistic approach, using multiple modalities from both Eastern and Western medicine to provide the best possible care for the healthy and the best outcome for the sick and chronically ill that we can provide.”



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