Our bodies and psyches are quite adept at healing themselves. We use meditative and associative mind body healing methods to foster that natural ability. Educating our consumers on healthy lifestyle implements and strategies to balance the stress-toll sets the stage for foundational wellness.
We believe many illnesses are caused by the toxins in our foods and environments. Spending time in health promoting nature environments and avoiding manufactured ingredients and pesticides mitigates the effects of these harmful substances on our bodies. Supplementing our lives with cleaner environments and organically grown food/ natural plant remedies aids the body in healing itself and preventing future disease.
When the body and mind are operating optimally through stress management, healthy environments, and vital nutrition, a strong foundation of health is created. Through ongoing coaching and consultation we can assist you with deepening the tools and resources necessary to build upon foundational health towards peak living states.
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.
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.