Practitioners

Integrative & Holistic Doctors, Dentists, and Practitioners

Scroll down to see the MD's, ND's, Dentists and holistic health practitioners.

Dr. Autumn Frandsen, N.D., Naturopathic Physician

Dr. FrandsenSpecialty:
Naturopathic Physician

Practice Philosophy:
I believe that external influences, whether incidental or self-introduced, can cause disharmony. My job is to use the least invasive and effective method to bring balance back to the body, thereby restoring health, while educating the patient on how to maintain it.

Areas of Focus:
Allergies and Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, Anti-Aging, Cancer Co-Management, Dermatology, Heavy Metal Detoxification, Hepatic Dysfunction, Immune Dysfunction, Insomnia, Men’s Health, Surgery Recovery

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Dr. Tracy I. Freeman, M.D.

Specialty:
Integrative Medical Physician, Holistic Primary Care, Board Certified Internist

Practice Philosophy:
Dr. Freeman’s desire to help children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their families, coupled with her belief that parents and future parents are the true guiding force of their child’s health, have led her to develop a practice that empowers parents in their own well-being and that of their children.

Areas of Focus:
Holistic Primary Care for adults and children, Autism (DAN!certified) Digestive Problems, Allergies, Women's Health and Pre-Conception Preparation

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Teresa Fuller M.D., Ph.D.

Specialty:
Board certified in Pediatrics and Integrative Medicine

Practice Philosophy:
My purpose as your child’s physician is to identify the underlying contributors to disease such as nutrient deficiencies, toxic exposures, infections and other forms of bodily stress in order to reverse symptoms and restore your child’s health.

Areas of Focus:
Integrative/Holistic Pediatrics, prevention of chronic illness and obesity in children, ADHD, asthma and allergies.

 

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Dr. Chas Gant M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Gant M.D., Ph.D.

Specialty:
Functional Medicine, MTHFR and Predictive Genomics (Gene Testing), Neurofeedback and Mindfulness-based Psychotherapies

Practice Philosophy:
If you don’t test, you’ve guessed…. Many of the root causes of medical and psychological disorders can be discovered and modified if a careful and thorough, science-based search is made with cutting-edge, mostly insurance-covered, laboratory testing.

Areas of Focus:
Functional Medicine, Genetic Testing, Neurofeedback, and Psychotherapy can be used to address the root causes of most chronic medical and psychiatric disorders.

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Susan Greenberg, F.N.P.-B.C.

Susan Greenberg F.N.P.-B.C.

Specialty:
Holistic Family Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified

Practice Philosophy:
My personal experience in dealing with my father's illness made me a passionate advocate of focusing on disease prevention and health care promotion as the most cost efficient and overall effective means of patient care.

Areas of Focus:
Holistic Primary Care, Urgent Care, Women's Health, Pre-conception counseling

 

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Jessica Hardy FNP-BC

                                         

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Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner

Practice Philosophy:

Optimal health goes beyond just prescribing medicine. Modern medicine should be used responsibly, when necessary, to augment our innate healing ability. Your health is your life.

Areas of Focus: 
Dermatology (Medical and Cosmetic), Weight Loss (HCG and more), and Primary Care 

 

 

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Dr. Charlene Kannankeril, N.D., Naturopathic Physician

Charlene Kannankeril Naturopathic Physician

Specialty:
Naturopathic Physician, Integrative Medicine

Practice Philosophy:
Dr. Kannankeril works to find the cause of illness, and her individualized treatment plans are aimed at treating the root of the problem rather than treating just the presenting symptoms.

Areas of Focus: 
Hormone Imbalances, Gastrointestinal Disorders, Thyroid Conditions, Stress and Anxiety Disorders, Clinical Nutrition, Women's Health, Annual Exam, Chronic Fatigue, Gastrointestinal Problems  and  Autism Spectrum Disorders (DAN! Doctor)

 

 

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Dr. Warren Levin M.D.

Dr. Warren Levin MD

Specialty:
Chronic Illnesses and the Blending of Conventional & Alternative Philosophies for Health

Practice Philosphy:
The human body is a miraculous machine that is designed to fix itself.  A doctor's function is to find the underlying problem(s) that prevent healing!

Areas of Focus:
Anti-aging Medicine, Candida, Diabetes, Lyme Disease, Thyroid and Hormonal Issues, Chronic Illnesses, Weight Loss,  Heavy Metal Detoxification

Press Release on Dr. Levin's Candida book

 

Dr. Levin retired on July 14, 2014. Please read his letter below.

If you need assistance please contact Nattasha Farr at 202-237-7000, ext. 120.

 

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Dr. Bruce Rind M.D.

Dr. Bruce Rind, M.D.

Specialty:
Holistic Medicine, Top Thyroid Doctor*

Practice Philosophy:
The body has the inherent capacity to heal itself. Our mission as the physician-patient team is to support this process. Treating the cause, enhancement of function, and restoration of optimal physiology tends to produce the best results.

Areas of Focus: 
Thyroid and Hormone ProblemsAdrenal Fatigue, Metabolic Therapy, Breast Thermography, Oxygen Therapies including Prolotherapy, Hyperbaric Chamber, and Relox, Sports Injuries and Pain Problems, Stroke and Brain Injuries

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Dr. Coy Roskosky, D.C.

Dr. Coy Roskosky D.C.

Specialty:
Chiropractic care for chronic pain, Temporal Mandibular Joint (TMJ), Sports injuries and performance

Practice Philosophy: My mission is to heal your pain and dysfunction so you can feel wonderful and whole again.

Techniques Used:
Chiropractic Techniques include: Applied Kinesiology(AK), Sacro Occipital Technique(SOT), Active Release Technique (ART), Non-force to Moderate Force Joint Manipulations, Soft tissue therapies

 

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Dr. Michelle Janbakhsh, M.S., D.D.S

Dr. Michelle Janbakhsh DDS Specialty:
Holistic Dentist, Integrative Medical Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentist, Invisalign Preferred Provider

Practice Philosophy:
Dr. Janbakhsh practices integrative medical dentistry and treats the whole person.

Areas of Focus: 
Biological dentistry using bio-compatible materials, Cosmetic dentistry, Invisalign, Orthodontics


 

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Dr. Mark McClure, D.D.S., F.A.G.D

Dr. Mark J. McClure D.D.S., F.A.G.D.

Specialty:
Biological Dentist,  Integrative Medical Dentist, Holistic Family Dentistry

Practice Philosophy:
Chronic and degenerative disease can be caused by toxic filling on teeth, jawbone infection, the bite, or airway problems. As a holistic dentist, I integrate your medical and dental problems to help restore you to health and promote your wellness. 

Areas of Focus: 
All facets of Biological DentistryFamily dentistry, Non-surgical Periodontal therapies, Oral surgery including removal of mercury fillings or toxic root canal teeth, cosmetic dentistry, head/face/neck pain associated with bite and jaw problems of TMJ.

Washington Consumers Checkbook “Top Dentists"

 

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Robert B. Johnson D.M.D., F.A.G.D.

Robert B. Johnson D.M.D., F.A.G.D.Specialty:
Biological Dentist and Orthodontics

Practice Philosophy:
Treating the whole patient with respect to how oral health contributes to the overall health status of the dental patient.

Areas of Focus:
All aspects of biological dentistry, dental surgery, ceramic dental implants and orthodontics.

 

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Dr. Lowell B. Weiner, D.D.S., F.A.G.D.

Dr. Lowell B. Weiner, D.D.S., F.A.G.D.

Specialty:
Biological Dentistry, Dental Sleep Issues

Practice Philosophy:
Helping the body to help itself using the least invasive technology following medical and biological dental concepts.

Areas of Focus:
Sleep apnea, snoring and sleep issues, functional dental medicine, diagnosis and treatment of toxic teeth and their relationship to cavitations and chronic sinus problems. Non-surgical treatment of TMJ.

 

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Laurie DeRosa, R.D.H.

Laurie DeRosa, R.D.H.

Specialty:
Dental Hygienist

Practice Philosophy:
Helping the patient understand the connection between their oral health and their overall health.

Areas of Focus: 
Non-surgical periodontal therapies,  preventive care treatment of adults and children, laser whitening. 

 

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Victoria Goldsten HD, LMT, LPN

Specialty:
Integrative Homeopathy and Massage

Practice Philosophy:
Combining my training and observation skills from the East and West to create a natural treatment plan based on what your body needs.

Areas of Focus: 

Homeopathic remedies for a natural health approach, incorporating bodywork and energy work as needed for pain, chronic ailments, stress relief, and more.

 

 

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Deborah McCabe

Deborah McCabe

Specialty:
Holistic Practitioner

Practice Philosophy: Debbie McCabe approaches health care and wellness from a “whole body” perspective.

Areas of Focus: Family Wellness, Lyme disease, Autism, ADD/ADHD and Allergies

 

 

 

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Maureane O'Shaugnessy

Maureane O'Shaugnessy

Specialty:
Holistic Health Practitioner

Practice  Philosophy: As one heals, all heal.

Areas of Focus:
Empath/medical intuitive, Psycho emotional, Psycho spiritual, Energy Work, Allergy Elimination Technique (AET), Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), Autonomic Response Testing (ART), Mental Field Therapy (MFT), and BioGeneology (Ancestral origins of illness).

 

 

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Scott Richards

Scott Richards, Reg. Naturopath

Specialty:
Holistic Practitioner

Practice Philosophy:
To support patients with holistic functional assessment techniques and therapies.

Areas of Focus:
Erchonia Laser for pain relief and range of motion, Autonomic Response Testing and Allergy Elimination Technique, Neurofeedback and brain mapping, and adjunct therapies for detoxification, amalgam removal, allergy treatment, or pain.

 

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Carol Richardson, M.Div., M.P.H.

Specialty: Reiki Energy Healing, Intuitive Life Coaching for individuals and couples,
Hypnotherapy, Raja Yoga Meditation Classes
 

Practice Philosophy: Combining wisdom and training from both East and West, Carol Richardson focuses on wellness in mind, body, and soul. Affirming your inner wisdom,she gently looks for underlying thoughts, beliefs, and behaviors which contribute to disease and which block attaining wellness in all areas of one’s life. She brings the energy of non-judgment and non-attachment as well as unconditional love to support you in making forward progress towards the wholeness, vitality and joy you seek in life.


Areas of Focus: Anxiety reduction, managing stress, health and wellness, physical pain,emotional distress, relationship issues, weight loss, depression, sense of purpose and direction in life, overcoming fears, overcoming addictions,career challenges and choices, trauma, healing one’s inner wounded child, past life regressions, spiritual development, behavior changes, Reiki & hypnotherapy before and after surgery.


 

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Ana Vargas M.D. (Mex.), M.S.

Ann VargasFocus:
Neurofeedback and Brain Mapping Technician,  Professional Counseling

Practice Philosophy:
To provide patients with personal, self-empowering knowledge and experience on the road to understanding how the brain and body interact in healing and sustainable well-being.

Areas of Focus: 
Neurofeedback, brain mapping, individual counseling and lifestyle modification, nicotine addiction.

 

 

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Dr. Peter Jun Wu, C.M.D., LAC

Dr. Wu

 

Specialty:
Acupuncture

Practice Philosophy:
I maintain a commitment to practicing the highest levels of patient care.

Areas of Focus:
Acupuncture for all kinds of pain: headache, neck, shoulder, back, wrist, knee, elbow, joint pain, stomach, migraine, carpal tunnel syndrome, and sciatica. Other areas include smoking cessation, cardiology or hypertension, and traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine.

 

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Colon Hydrotherapists

Refer to the Colon Hydrotherapy page for information about this detoxification therapy.

Scroll down to see all the Colon Hydrotherapist's biographies.

 

Iya Osae


Colon hydrotherapy, Nutritional Consultant, Health/Body Assessments, Herbology, Massage Therapy, Detoxification and Rejuvenation.

Philosophy: “One can only truly heal oneself through the knowledge of oneself and the facilitation of detoxification and rejuvenation.”

 

 

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Massage Therapists

Refer to the  Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork page for a description of all massage techniques:

Acupressure, Swedish massage, Pre-natal massage, Lymphatic, Cellusage, Reiki, Geriatric, Hot Stone, Craniosacral therapy, Trigger Point therapy, and more.

Scroll below for each massage therapist's specialties.

 

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Kiona Cloud  L.M.T. and Reiki Master

 

While completing her bachelor’s degree in Biology, Kiona had her first exposure to
Reiki and aromatherapy and fell in love with alternative therapies. She went on to
complete her Reiki Master training in 2000, graduated from the Potomac Massage
Training Institute (PMTI) in 2001 and began her own private practice. 

“Detoxing the Body to find Inner Harmony… “ ~ Osho

 

Kiona's massage expertise: 

Swedish/Deep Tissue Massage
Lymphatic Drainage
Couples Massage Class
Cellusage, personally developed by Kiona to diminish the appearance of cellulite 
Reiki


Detoxification services:
Detox Foot Bath
Infrared Sauna
Oxygen Steam Bath

Modalities can be mixed together within any session for a customized experience.

 

 

Yemi Tigabe L.M.T.

 

Yemi Tigabe L.M.T., is a Licensed massage therapist and graduate of National Massage Therapy Institute (NMTI) in Falls Church, VA and has been practicing Massage Therapy since 2011. She specializes in different modality's such as Therapeutic Massage with concentrations in Pre-Natal, Geriatric, Sports Massage, Muscle Performance Therapies,  Neuromuscular Therapy and Condition-Specific Massage. Yemi's technique is to apportion the combination of modalities within the same session and improving client's health and reducing stress with relaxation massages.


Yemi's intentions are to provide Therapeutic Massage with a variety of techniques to reduce muscle tension, decrease psychological stress, treat chronic injuries and enhance overall wellbeing in the same sessions.

Yemi's massage specialties:

Swedish and Deep Tissue Massage
Active Isolated Stretching
Trigger Point Therapy
Lymphatic Drainage
Pre-Natal Massage
Hot Stone Massage
Reiki
Lypossage (Anti-Cellulite Treatment)
Aroma Touch Massage
 

 

massage therapyRobert White  L.M.T., D.I.M.

 

Robert's philosophy: "Your body is on loan to you. Take care of it."


Robert White has been practicing massage and bodywork for over 35 years. He first was introduced to touch therapy by his mother who often advised him to “rub it” after minor bumps, and childhood experiences with cramps. Robert graduated from the prestigious Potomac Massage Training Institute in 2006 where he received his certification in massage therapy. In 2007 he attended the University of Medical and Dental School of New Jersey where he received his certification in orthopedic massage through the Institute for Integrated Massage, in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey. Robert soon joined the Washington Institute of Natural Medicine in Washington, D.C. where he was able to master his skill. In 2011 he received a certification in myoskeletal alignment, one of the industry's advance modalities of bodywork which uses the principles of osteopathy and rolfing to create an effective non-impact, low force soft tissue work. Robert later received his doctorate of integrated massotherapy from the First National University of Therapeutics in Nashville, Tennessee. He has been shaping his practice around functional medicine as it relates to the musculoskeletal system. Robert also performs several assessments such as postural analysis, functional assessment, and natural health exams.

Treatments offered:

• Orthopedic massage

• Orthopedic Manual therapy

• Myoskeletal alignment

• Lymphatic drainage massage

• Anti-cellulite massage

• Postural analysis

• Functional assessment

 

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Anita Capizzi R.N., C.H.C.

Anita Capizzi R.N., C.H.C.

 

Specialty:
Registered Nurse, Certified Health, Nutrition and Wellness Coach

Practice Philosophy:
Anita educates and supports clients who are looking for optimal health.

Areas of Focus: 
Family Nutrition and Wellness, Digestive Wellness, Diabetes and Pre-diabetes, Blood sugar issues, Upgrading nutrition using real food

 

 

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Eve Colantoni CHC

Eve Colantoni CHC

Specialty:
Certified Health, Nutrition & Wellness Counselor, Biochemical Nutritional Counselor

Practice Philosophy:
Eve is passionate about helping others reach a new level of vibrant health

Areas of Focus: 
Multiple symptom conditions, Depression, Anxiety, Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, Nicotine Addiction, ADD/ADHD, Candida Overgrowth, Low Energy, Weight Loss

 

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Lisa Wilson CHC

Lisa Wilson CHCSpecialty:
Certified Health, Nutrition and Wellness Counselor, Certified Fitness Trainer, Founder, The Raw Food Institute

Practice Philosophy:
I can help you learn the art and science of living well.

Areas of Focus: 
Family health, Obesity, ADHD, Lyme and Cancer Nutritional Support, Low Energy, Weight Loss

 

 

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"I wanted to play hard, but it hurt just to walk! Getting out of bed was excruciating. My aspirations to be a professional soccer player were sidelined by the crippling effect of a "locked" right knee. Patellar tracking syndrome, tendonitis and a slight tear of the meniscus had all come to mind in my own self-diagnosis. In my 20 years of playing sports, I had never been forced from the field. Enter Dr. Rind and prolotherapy! Dr. Rind's non-invasive treatment was particularly attractive to me. After lengthy and complete interviewing, Dr. Rind injected my right knee and ankle with about 20 "shots" and before I left that initial visit my knee "unlocked." That freedom of pain was foreign after the months of pain I had endured. Three days later I was sprinting. Three and a half weeks later I had signed my first pro contract."
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