Comprehensive integrative care

About Us

Zachary J. Bertone, Ph.D.

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Integrative Psychotherapist/ 

Resiliency Building Coach 

Dr. Bertone holds a masters degree in mental health counseling from the State University of New York College at Brockport's mental health counseling program, recognized as one of the best counseling programs on the Eastern seaboard.  He also holds a Ph.D. in Transpersonal Psychology from the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, a unique psychology institution spawned by Harvard grads Dr. Robert Frager and Dr. James Fadiman through collaboration with such luminaries as Abraham Maslow and Carl Rogers.  


Dr. Bertone is licensed to provide psychotherapy in the state of Arizona as a Licensed Professional Counselor LPC#13836.  He also holds certifications in personal training (Aerobics and Fitness Association of America; AFAA) and two highly comprehensive energy psychology techniques that necessitated practicum completed over two years.  


Dr. Bertone has worked professionally with a variety of demographics providing integrative services for over 18 years.  More recently as faculty, coordinator, and associate researcher for a resiliency building and military specific Mind Body Medicine program at the Naval Medical Center San Diego, a program created through collaboration with the Benson Henry Institute of Massachusetts General Hospital (an affiliate of Harvard University).  


With NMCSD Dr. Bertone successfully assisted the military with integrative stress managment and resiliency building education through physician wellness offerings, medical provider mind body medicine trainings (worth CME, CNE, and APA credits), and psycho-educational patient care for active duty, retirees, and dependents. 


Dr. Bertone is passionate about mind body medicine and integrative psychological care and has spoken at physician ground rounds, medical  trainings/ workshops, and academic symposiums.  His unique background and approach has led many diverse individuals to significant breakthroughs in their personal development.  He believes that each human being is unique in their own way and ultimately tailors his programs to meet the diverse needs of his clients.  He is also available for speaking and consultation, please click the consultation tab below for further information.

Lena Kian, ND

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Naturopahtic Medicine

Dr. Lena Kian is a California Licensed naturopathic doctor, with over 12 years of clinical experience.  She received her  Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University known  internationally as one of the leading institutions in the field of natural medicine. Prior to this, she received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biopsychology from the University of British Columbia, in Canada.  


Dr. Kian was on the Board of Directors at the California Naturopathic Doctors Association (CNDA) from 2008-2011, and Co-Chaired CNDA's Professional Development Committee from 2008-2012. Where she successfully lobbied for Licensed Naturopathic Doctors to rightfully have more of a tangible presence in the state of California.


Dr. Kian is passionate about natural medicine and speaks at local communities and colleges, including a ground rounds seminar to physicians at El Camino Hospital, in Mountain View, CA.  She is currently faculty at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, in San Diego, teaching Nutrition, Medical Terminology, and Advanced Integrative Diagnostics.


Having practiced at several integrative medical clinics, and most recently at Wellness Express Clinic, formerly inside Whole Foods Market in Cupertino, Dr. Kian has extensive experience working with a diverse group of patients, with an understanding of the areas where care is most needed. She is a certified First Line Therapy practitioner, providing a safe, effective, and natural weight loss program. She is fluent is both English and Farsi.