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Address: 33 Fourth St. NW
Osseo, MN 55369
Last Name: Lis
First Name: Valerie
Business Phone: 763.315.0086
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International speaker and trainer, Valerie Lis, MA, conducts seminars and workshops on integrative health topics. In addition to teaching corporate, business, and health professionals, she is also a frequent radio and TV guest. Involved with numerous Integrative Therapies, including Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT Tapping), Valerie has supported thousands of clients and audiences to make transformative shifts.

Her primary tool, EFT, is an exciting new method to promote personal health and vitality, eliminate emotional stress (phobia and trauma), reduce chronic pain, remove food and chemical sensitivities, obtain better grades, successfully control weight, and improve sports performance (lower golf scores). Based on a substantial body of research, EFT meets APA criteria for evidence-based practice for phobias, PTSD, and anxiety.

EFT Universe trainer, and author of the upcoming book Simplified EFT Tapping: How to Get Exceptional Results Every Time You Tap, Valerie provides amazing self-empowering tools to her clients and audiences, supporting positive change in just minutes!

A free video is available on the website to try EFT:

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Eric Christopher
Address: 1735 Dayton Ave., Saint Paul, MN
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Last Name: Christopher
First Name: Eric
Business Phone: 651-649-1952
Short Business Description: I do hypnotherapy to help people discover and release limiting thoughts, feelings and beliefs from the cellular memory of the body and the subconscious mind, while simultaneously helping them feel and experience the peace, wisdom and clarity of their higher self.
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Clinical Practices: My master’s degree is in Marriage and Family Therapy and for the past 15 years I have been in private practice using hypnotherapy to release and heal limiting feelings and beliefs by connecting clients to their own higher guidance. I use the modalities of present life regression therapy, past life regression therapy and life-between-lives spiritual regression hypnotherapy. Clients arrive feeling stuck in anxiety, shame, depression, or any limiting feeling or belief, and typically leave feeling much freer, and able to experience who they really are with more clarity. Learn more about the results people experience by visiting

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Erin Brandel Dykhuizen, MA, MSW, LICSW LLC
Address: 2375 University Ave. West, Ste. 160
Saint Paul, MN 55114

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Last Name: Dykhuizen
First Name: Erin
Business Phone: 651-998-8991
Short Business Description: I help people with chronic pain learn new ways to manage their pain, overcome traumatic experiences, and create lives they want to live. I use clinical hypnosis, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy, and Prolonged Exposure therapy as tools to help people move past pain and trauma. I practice in my office in St. Paul, MN, and I also offer online counseling via direct video conferencing throughout Minnesota.
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Most of the people I see in psychotherapy have chronic pain and have experienced trauma. Sometimes the trauma is the direct physiological source of the pain, such as in the case of a car accident or physical abuse. Other times the trauma involves a pattern of chronic stress, such as a difficult childhood or abusive relationship, and the connection between the trauma and the pain is less straightforward. In both situations, addressing what has happened and working to process those trauma memories can help to reduce anxiety, stress, other trauma-related symptoms, as well as physical pain. By addressing trauma in the context of chronic pain, people are able to access their internal healing resources, resolve emotional barriers to wellness, and learn alternative pain management techniques to get back to their lives.

I am passionate about using evidence-based psychotherapy to help people treat the often-overlooked emotional side of their pain and get back to the lives they want to live. I graduated from The College of St. Catherine/University of St. Thomas School of Social Work in 2009 with my Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW). I have a Masters of Arts degree in Germanic Languages and Literatures from Yale University, and I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Grinnell College majoring in German with a concentration in Linguistics. I am a Diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, a certified Prolonged Exposure Therapist, have completed EMDRIA-approved training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy, and I have completed over 70 hours of training and supervision in clinical hypnosis. You can find more information about me and my practice at I would love to hear from you and talk more about how we can work together to help you feel better.

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Business Fax: 651-968-4624
Address: 55408
Last Name: Greene
First Name: Rachel
Business Phone: 651.387.5317
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Rachel Greene, MA, LMFT is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and owner of Intuitive Therapy & Consulting; located at the Minneapolis office. She utilizes her intuitive and channeling abilities in sessions to assist in the healing process, and to help find the answers that lie within. Rachel primarily works with individuals and couples from an intuitive, holistic, and spiritual approach, that is neutral in nature and incorporates all faiths. She specializes in an,iety, depression, relationship issues, challenging family dynamics, workplace conflicts, and spirituality.

Intuitive Therapy is a form of integrative psychotherapy that utilizes intuition to uncover what the client senses but may not be consciously aware of. Rachel uses her intuition in order to access this unconscious information and bring it to conscious awareness. She works from an energetic; mind, body, spirit (holistic mental health) approach that assists the client to uncover, articulate, and release the source of the presenting problem.

Rachel has an undergraduate degree from the University of Minnesota and a Masters Degree in Counseling and Psychotherapy from the Adler Graduate School. She has been practicing in the field of mental health for 20 years. In addition, she is a Minnesota Board Approved Supervisor for Marriage and Family Therapists.

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Maggie Christopher
Address: 555 7th Street, West
Suite 300
Last Name: Christopher
First Name: Maggie
Business Phone: 651-231-1360
Short Business Description: My clients are busy men and women who have tried many diets, but haven’t experienced long-term, sustainable weight loss. They are people who believe in eating whole foods and are open to making changes in their lives so that they may live with more joy and freedom.
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For over 10 years, I have supported people who have an understanding of what foods are good for them, but they don’t apply this knowledge on a regular basis. Sadly, they feel shameful for knowing what to eat to be healthy, but not able to consistently apply their knowledge. My clients don’t lack willpower, they lack an ability to handle their intense lives and uncomfortable emotions. Most people eat processed foods to numb their feelings (whether they consciously realize this or not). Emotional eating is a symptom, it’s not the root cause. Holistic nutrition therapy offers you the emotional support you need to discover and heal the reasons you reach for low-quality food. I believe that whole foods from nature are medicine for the body and that there is no perfect way of eating. Learn more, read testimonials and book a free, 60-minute nutrition consultation online at I look forward to meeting you!

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Newbridge Health & Wellness – Cathy Dolan, MD
Address: 7101 York Ave S
Suite 130
Edina, MN 55435
Last Name: Dolan, MD
First Name: Cathy
Business Phone: 612-730-2237
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Catherine joined Newbridge in 2014, after working at Riverside Family Physicians for 21 years and Fairview Clinic Riverside for 4 years. She works to understand the “why” behind the symptoms and addresses the underlying problems. She finds it interesting, challenging, and gratifying to support healing in this way.

Catherine recognizes that good health depends on one’s physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well being. Through her practice, she discusses and supports each area to bring her patients full health and healing. Her special areas of interest include deeply listening to each person’s story, mental health challenges–especially depression and anxiety, and gut health.

Dr. Dolan’s educational background includes a BS in Chemistry from Mundelein College in Chicago, MD from University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, family Practice residency at the University of Minnesota- Fairview-St Mary’s, and then she became Board certified in Family Medicine. So much more learning came from listening to and learning from patients over the years, working with many excellent colleagues, and regular conferences on Holistic/Integrative Medicine. She is a member of the Minnesota Holistic Medical Group, the ILADS (International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society) and the Institute for Functional Medicine.

In addition to work, she enjoys time with her husband, children and grandchildren, extended family and friends. She practices mindfulness and deepening her spiritual life, yoga, gardening and is especially enjoying her first season tickets to watch the Minnesota Gophers Women Basketball team!

Newbridge Health & Wellness’ mission is to provide the highest quality healthcare using a personalized, holistic, natural and functional medicine approach in order to promote optimal health and healing for infants, children, and adults in a caring and supportive manner.

Our vision is that holistic, integrative, biomedical, and functional medicine will be available and accessible to all, regardless of income, ethnicity, or education level, and that patients will be optimally supported in making healthy lifestyle changes. We value helping and caring, patient and family-centered progressive care, integrity, respect, and teamwork.

Newbridge Health & Wellness’ practitioners have received advanced training through the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM), MN Holistic Medicine Group, the Autism Research Institute (ARI), the Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs (MAPS), International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) and many other sources, and incorporate a variety of integrative approaches for managing the unique and varying underlying health issues of each individual.

We also offer elimination diets and/or testing to help uncover food sensitivities and counsel you on the dietary changes necessary to treat many chronic health conditions. This testing and dietary protocol have been extremely effective in helping those with ADHD, Autism, IBS, chronic diarrhea, heartburn/GERD, fibromyalgia, arthritis, joint pain, mental health concerns, muscle pain, weight imbalances, chronic fatigue, chronic sinusitis, insomnia, skin eruptions and more. In treating these conditions holistically, we also offer additional health therapies such as Frequency Specific Microcurrent therapy and Low Dose Immunotherapy and Allergen Therapy.

If you are curious about Newbridge, new to integrative medicine, or seeking extra support / more information about potential treatments, we also offer educational classes, support groups, and Q&A groups to help foster support and healing for individuals and families working towards optimal health.

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Penny George Institute for Health and Healing – Lana Abboud, PsyD, LP, MA, MAc, LAc
Address: 2805 Campus Dr
Suite 115
Plymouth, MN
Last Name: Abboud
First Name: Lana
Business Phone: (612) 863-3333
Short Business Description: Her education, practice and healing philosophy are grounded in the idea of the power of the mind-body connection, the brain’s plasticity and the need for a comprehensive approach to healing and trauma resolution that addresses the mind, body and spirit.

Abboud served as a lead acupuncturist in the Mayo Clinic’s Integrative Medicine department from 2007-2011, providing thousands of treatments to assist patients with complex physical and psychological challenges, chronic pain, terminal illness, and both acute and chronic medical conditions. She is certified in clinical hypnosis by the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, and has level II training in both Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) and Brainspotting. She uses these therapies to help harness resiliency.

Abboud received a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience and psychology from Macalester College, a master’s degree in acupuncture from the Minnesota School of Acupuncture/Oriental Medicine, and a master’s degree and a doctor of psychology from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University. She participated in a post-doctoral fellowship at the Boulder Institute of Psychotherapy and Research, with an emphasis on trauma (including Posttraumatic Stress Disorder) and attachment.
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At the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing, you will find a consistent philosophy regardless of whether you visit an integrative and functional medicine provider, have an acupuncture treatment, consult with an integrative nutritionist or health coach, or take a wellness class.

We work with you to help you access your body’s innate healing abilities and provide you the education and coaching you’ll need to become the best YOU.

What does this all mean for you?
— When you are healthy, our providers can help find ways to strengthen your immunity, improve your sleep and digestion, help you reach your ideal weight, or move toward any health and fitness goal you have.
— If you become ill or just feel unwell, we will be here to support you with natural treatment options that work with your body to optimize your healing potential.
— If you are looking for solutions for a specific problem, such as chronic pain, digestive difficulties, hormone imbalances, fatigue or stress, we work with you to identify the best treatment options within the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing family of providers.

We offer integrative medicine services in more than 20 locations statewide.

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Terri Peterson
Address: St. Paul, MN
Last Name: Peterson
First Name: Terri
Business Phone: 651-442-4623
Short Business Description: Take a short cut to transformation through the power of breath. Terri’s breath and wellness coaching will benefit you for life.
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What is BreathWork?

BreathWork is a simple, yet powerful process that consistently generates profound physical, emotional & mental self-healing & deepens your connection with Spirit. It is one of the most powerful self-healing modalities on the planet.

In a breath session you activate a high vibrational energy that raises and alters low vibrational energy patterns that are stuck in your electromagnetic field. Breath activates the body’s natural healing abilities. As you open up and release your restrictive breathing patterns you will move toward optimal health and wellbeing.

BreathWork can help you to relieve stress, detox your body, increase your energy & vitality, release suppressed/repressed emotions & traumas, clear your mind, and bring more joy and happiness into your life.

“Breathe Fully to Live Fully!”
Private sessions, group sessions & classes, workshops and retreats offered in the Twin Cities and around the glove.