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Holistic Wellness
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  • 22 years in business
Elizabeth S.
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Valarie coached me for several weeks and helped me really get in touch with myself and my needs. She also helped me navigate the people, opportunities and circumstances in my life and make the best decisions possible. Her ability to be present, wholly accepting and filled with enthusiasm for her work was an enormous blessing. It gave me space I didn't have in my life to validate myself and my choices, trust myself and relax into my life. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!

Holistic Healing
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    Carol N.
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    Mark is the best massage therapist I have ever come across and trust me I've tried many. I commend Mark on his professionalism and attention to detail which is shown in every aspect; from the aromatherapy, environment, lotions, soothing music and his techniques. Mark is truly gifted with the ability to help you relax and just melt away during your massage. He has a customer for life. Sincerely Carol

    Hailey Rush
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    • 3 years in business
    Emma M.
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    The first time I received a medical massage was "by chance". I had torn my meniscus which made my arthritis pain even worse, so I was in a great deal of discomfort. I went in for massage only because it had already been scheduled but did not expect any relief for the pain or even wanted my leg worked on. I was so blessed to have been assigned with Hailey, She was professional, systematic, compassionate and effective in how she listened and worked with the rest of me, that I trusted her enough to let her examine the area and "see" if she could provide any relief...OH THANK GOD!!! She was amazing and helped the pain tremendously. It wasn't long before she was doing deep work in the area and I even got relief in my calf, which I had never allowed anyone to work on before. Hailey is very holistic in her approach. She listens carefully to my concerns and is also very observant of my posture, movement and responses in assessing my needs. She is very knowledgeable in various methods of treatments and adapts her therapy to what I need in a specific area. I now see her regularly and we have treatment goals to address my different needs. I feel my body is much more flexible and relaxed as a result of my regular visits with Hailey and I am thankful for her care and for our "chance" meeting.

    Sheree B.
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    I had the pleasure of working with the Immaculate Healing & Wellness Center when I was seeking holistic remedies for allergies and finding work/life balance. Dr. White-Cooper customized a special program to help me manage my allergy symptoms-including a comprehensive list of naturopathic remedies (I didn't want to take any over-the-counter medicines). She also provided me with essential oils to improve my sleep and overall health. Today I feel so much better and rest easier at night with using the blends she recommended. I would recommend Dr. White-Cooper and the Immaculate Healing & Wellness Center without reservation.

    • 15 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Melissa S.
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    Amazing deep tissue and Raindrop massages! Eric and Brittany are so knowledgeable about the body and natural healing, and the massages feel SO GOOD! Highly reccommend!!

    • 5 years in business
    Jose C.
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    Professional responsible ,knowledge and economical , work quality

    • 14 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Frank H.
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    I had to go out of state so dicontinued


    Intentional Living assists you in creating a daily routine of self wellness using an integration of techniques such as cognitive methods that work with patterns recorded by your mind. Whether developing new thoughts, shifting out of the familiar, changing old thoughts and behaviors, meditating, sound healing, reiki, self-wellness coaching, holistic health, or energy medicine, we'll be assisting you on your wellness journey. We are an interfaith all-gender inclusive community with music as a form of prayer -- a divine source of the soul.


    Eastern Medicine Center is a community acupuncture and herbal medicine clinic in Riverside. We specialize in the practice of all aspects of traditional Chinese medicine successfully using an integrated approach to treat a wide range of acute and chronic conditions.


    Total Health Massage is a skillful blend of several techniques with sensitive care to alleviate body discomfort of stress, tension, overwork, overuse of muscles, chronic illness and injuries resulting from sports, work, trauma or accident. Treatments are available by appointment and by outcall to client's home or workplace throughout southern California. Call Direct to schedule appointment Total Heath Naturopathic Consultation developes custom programs as clients actively participate in health history, health challenges and long-range goals. Practitioner employs sound and proven methods of preventive and restorative natural care.Therapies include plant-based foods and supplements and lifestyle guidance. Total Health "Food for Health" Co-op is a source of health foods, supplements, therapeutic products, and environmentally safe household goods. We have discounts of 20-40% off retail. Business practices allow us to pass savings on to keep the cost of natural health accessible. We have an online 500-page catalog.


    Answering to the call of an authentic shamanic calling, I have trained with master healers Stanislav Grof, Alberto Villoldo, Michael Harner, Hank Wesselman, Linda Fitch and Martin Ball. I have completed the two year program "healing the light body" and received my certification from the Four Winds. Services offered include illumination, initiation, extraction, soul retrieval and divination.

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    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    What is naturopathic medicine?

    Naturopathic medicine is classified as an alternative healing method, but licensed naturopathic doctors share some of the same academic background as conventional medical doctors and can often prescribe some medications. According to the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP), naturopathic medicine is holistic care that addresses a wide range of problems including (but not limited to) allergies, chronic pain, digestive issues, hormonal imbalances, obesity, respiratory conditions, heart disease, fertility problems, menopause, adrenal fatigue, cancer, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Naturopathic medicine aims to strengthen and empower the body and its organs to heal itself through low-force interventions. Here are some examples of the type of medical services often provided by naturopathic doctors, as cited by the AANP:

    • Clinical and laboratory diagnostic testing
    • Nutritional medicine
    • Botanical medicine
    • Naturopathic physical medicine (including naturopathic manipulative therapy)
    • Hygiene
    • Counseling
    • Minor surgery
    • Homeopathy
    • Acupuncture
    • Intravenous and injection therapy
    • Naturopathic obstetrics (natural childbirth)

    Can naturopathic doctors prescribe medication?

    Licensed naturopathic doctors can prescribe some pharmaceutical medication. Naturopathic doctors complete academic training similar to that of conventional physicians: a bachelor’s degree with a focus on pre-med studies, followed by a four-year residential naturopathic medical program whose first two years have a similar foundation to that of a conventional medical school. After completing their studies, they must pass a post-doctoral exam. Although licensed naturopathic physicians are able to prescribe medication, they usually focus on prevention rather than treatment of symptoms. A naturopathic doctor will offer a holistic approach to your care that encompasses your mental, physical and emotional health. While they will prescribe medication as needed to treat illness, they are also likely to be creating shifts in your lifestyle and nutrition to effect deeper changes in your body’s response to illness.   

    Do naturopaths take insurance?

    Many naturopathic doctors accept insurance, but a separate question is whether your insurance covers alternative and naturopathic services. There are several steps you can take to find out:

    • Verify whether you live in one of the 20 states that currently licenses naturopathic physicians:
      • Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont and Washington.
    • Confirm whether your insurance will cover naturopathic medical services. Read your insurance plan’s fine print, verify whether naturopathic doctors fall into your insurance carrier’s definition of a doctor, and confirm that the care you are receiving is considered medically necessary. Questions to ask your insurance provider could include:
      • Am I covered for this treatment by a naturopathic physician?
      • Do I need a referral?
      • Is there a list of approved naturopathic doctors in my network?
      • What will the co-pay be?
      • Are there limits to my naturopathic coverage?
    • Before seeking medical care, it’s key to understand the difference between a naturopathic doctor and a naturopath. Anyone may advertise themselves as a naturopath, while to be a licensed naturopathic doctor, a person must complete academic and clinical training.

    How do you find a good naturopath?

    It’s important not to get misled by the title “naturopath” when searching for a naturopathic doctor. A naturopathic doctor is a licensed professional, while anyone who so desires can call themselves a naturopath. A naturopathic doctor has completed eight years of schooling and is licensed to provide high-quality medical care. When searching for a naturopathic doctor, a good place to start is by researching your state’s licensing and regulatory body for that profession.

    Currently, 20 U.S. states license the practice of naturopathic medicine. For those seeking holistic, body-centered healing solutions, a naturopathic doctor can be a good fit. They use natural medicines as well as treatments such as electrotherapy and ayurvedic medicine to encourage the body to heal. Once you have determined a list of naturopathic physicians who are licensed in your state, look for reviews, ask for referrals, and interview the physician in person or by phone to find the right care provider for your health needs.

    How long do naturopathic doctors go to school?

    Like conventional physicians, naturopathic doctors undergo rigorous academic and clinical training prior to practice. Typically naturopathic doctors go to school for eight years. There are currently 20 states in the U.S. that provide licensing for naturopathic doctors. According to the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, a naturopathic doctor must complete a bachelor’s degree and an accredited four-year residential naturopathic medical program, and pass an extensive postdoctoral board examination, the Naturopathic Physicians Licensing Examinations (NPLEX), in order to receive a license or registration to practice medicine.

    The first two years of the residential naturopathic medical program cover many of the same areas of study as conventional medical schools. Naturopathic doctors provide primary patient holistic care. The goal of naturopathic medicine is preventative care and a focus on low force intervention healing methods. This can include natural medicines, acupuncture, hydrotherapy, homeopathy and much more. Naturopathic doctors often work in tandem with conventional medical doctors, as the two practices complement one another.

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