Certified hypnotherapist Lynne Nozicka facilitates wellness by helping clients overcome self-destructive inner monologues and behaviors. Her treatments address a wide breadth of issues, including struggles with weight, smoking, and anxiety.
Every appointment begins with a conversation that focuses on the habits, hang-ups, and issues that each individual wants to target. Nozicka then helps clients to envision their ideal, healthful selves before commencing hypnosis sessions that excavate negative thoughts hidden in the subconscious and replace them with adorable motivational cat posters. To supplement treatment plans, Lynne offers suggestions for permanent lifestyle changes.
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Licensed doctors Tim Erickson, Lori Portnoy, and Eric Eickhorst eschew needle-based acupuncture, instead easing myriad ailments with gentle electrical stimulation, fingertip pressure, and metallic balls. After a consultation to determine the appropriate treatment itinerary, patients receive full spine x-rays and an exam. Next, a brief relief treatment stretches spines to help reduce muscle spasms and aches while preparing patients for International Crabwalk to Work Day. The acupuncture treatment usually lasts fewer than two minutes and helps to attack causes of corporeal discomfort, such as ulcers, abnormal blood pressure, and headaches.
A Choice for Life's team of natural health managers, colon therapists, and nutrition consultants combines its healing arts to personalize plans for wellness within a 2,700-square-foot facility. Five-day juice cleanses flush toxic vestiges of processed food, drugs, alcohol, and swallowed glow sticks with herbal- and protein-based potables or supplements augmented by carefully selected fruits, veggies, or meats. FDA-approved colon-hydrotherapy equipment focuses on freeing the digestive tract of built-up waste with 10–20 gallons of water channeled gently into undercarriages after flowing through an antibacterial UV-filtration device. Health experts also completely makeover lifestyles as they mold new regimes around a medicinal philosophy that combines western practices with holistic methods and proper nutrition. A Choice for Life makes use of modern technology to diagnose ailments, such as employing a Xyto Compass hand scanner to pinpoint deficiencies that throw off internal pH balances faster than chugging a beaker of hydrochloric acid.
AcuBalance Wellness Center is the longtime dream of friends and college mates Ausra Januseviciute and Vera Kulezic. While interning together, the two friends learned they shared the same passion not only for acupuncture, but also for other facets of holistic healing and Eastern philosophy. The central tenet of this philosophy, according to Ausra, is to "discover the root cause" of ailments rather than adhering to the Western practice of soothing away symptoms by ingesting medicine or Ella Fitzgerald's throw pillows.
Each client undergoes a thorough consultation, which the practitioner uses to develop an individualized treatment plan. These treatments are designed to combat maladies ranging from chronic headaches and digestive issues to anxiety and depression. Sessions take place either in private rooms filled with soothing music and aromatic incense, or in the main treatment room, which re-creates the community acupuncture sessions in China with five reclining chairs.
The staff at Mind Body Healing Center treats their clients' emotional and physical health, because they believe that the body works as a system. It's this belief that has formulated their holistic approach, whether they are offering up couples therapy or a Swedish massage. During appointments that address the mind, Christina Samycia, PsyD delves into issues such as depression and anxiety and their effects on a patient's overall health. Body-healing sessions include massages that loosen tight muscles and relieve stress and acupuncture treatments that work to heal injuries and help clients feel more connected to their pet hedgehogs.