Anna Yusim, MD

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Dr Aleksandra Filipovic (Medical Oncologist)

Dr. Aleksandra Filipovic is an accomplished medical doctor and oncologist, with a profound scientific background in cancer and immune system biology. Her journey extends beyond her professional achievements, embracing a holistic approach as a Modern Medicine Woman dedicated to integrating medicine with spiritual healing. Growing up gifted with intelligence, resourcefulness, and an astute sensitivity, Aleksandra also navigated challenges of perfectionism and codependency, which led her to a personal and transformative healing journey. Her experiences with ulcerative colitis became a catalyst for self-discovery, guiding her to a deeper understanding and connection with the essence of love that underlies her being and practice.
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Dr. Alexandra Shustina (Integrative Gastroentetolgist)

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Dr. Anna Barbieri (Integrative Gynecologist)

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Dr. Anna Barbieri (Integrative Gynecologist)
Dr. Barbieri’s medical expertise is complemented by her fellowship in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery and integrative medicine under the mentorship of Dr. Andrew Weil at the University of Arizona School of Medicine. Her certifications and affiliations include the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the American Board of Integrative Medicine, and the North American Menopause Society, where she is a Certified Menopause Practitioner. Recognized as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for the New York Metro Area, Dr. Barbieri also serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor at Mount Sinai Medical Center and is a member of the Mount Sinai Center of Excellence for Menopause.
 
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Dr. Helen Lavrersky (Integrative Geriatric Psychiatrist)

Dr. Helen Lavrersky (Integrative Geriatric Psychiatrist)

Dr. Helen Lavretsky is a renowned Professor In-Residence in the Department of Psychiatry at UCLA, specializing as a geriatric integrative psychiatrist. With a rich foundation in federally funded research focusing on geriatric depression and integrative mental health, she has received numerous accolades, including the Career Development award from both NIMH and NCCIH. Dr. Lavretsky’s pioneering work encompasses psychopharmacological treatment of geriatric depression, mild cognitive impairment, and the therapeutic uses of Tai Chi and yoga for late-life mood and cognitive disorders. As a Distinguished Fellow of several prestigious psychiatric associations and the recipient of distinguished investigator awards, her contributions to geriatric psychiatry are profound. 

Dr. Lavretsky also leads as the Semel Scholar in Integrative Mental Health, directing various programs at UCLA that address mood, stress, wellness in later life, and post-COVID psychiatric care. Her multilingual proficiency in English and Russian complements her global perspective on mental health. Dr. Lavretsky’s education includes an MD from the First Moscow Sechenov Medical Institute and an MS from UCLA, with board certifications in both Geriatric Psychiatry and Psychiatry. Her commitment to advancing mental health care for the elderly through integrative medicine is reflected in her extensive research, clinical trials, and patient care practices at UCLA Health, making significant strides in improving mental and cognitive health outcomes for the aging population.

Dr. Manizeh Mirza-Gruber (Spiritual Psychiatrist)

Dr. Manizeh Mirza-Gruber is a visionary psychiatrist who embodies a holistic, mind-body-spirit approach to life and healing. After completing her medical education in Karachi, Pakistan, she pursued post-graduate training in psychiatry in Houston, Texas, leading her to embrace and advocate for a lifestyle centered around meditation, yoga, and health. As a vegetarian, marathoner, ultramarathoner, and passionate advocate for the nonprofit organization Back on My Feet, Dr. Mirza-Gruber integrates her personal practices with her professional life to foster well-being and resilience.
Dr. Manizeh Mirza-Gruber (Spiritual Psychiatrist)
In 2006, Dr. Mirza-Gruber embarked on a significant journey in community mental health, providing psychiatric care in various settings until October 2021. Her evolution as a practitioner saw her returning to private practice in May 2017 with the founding of Mindful in Practice™, driven by a lifelong passion for guiding individuals towards authenticity and self-discovery. Her work extends to facilitating Mind-Body Skills Groups and workshops aimed at managing stress and fostering healing, adapting to virtual platforms during the coronavirus pandemic to continue her mission.
Dr. Mirza-Gruber’s professional philosophy is deeply inspired by Rumi, emphasizing the beauty of loving what you do and connecting the mind, body, and spirit for holistic healing. Her clinical practice is enriched with non-clinical mindfulness meditation and mind-body medicine skills, proving effective in treating depression, anxiety, trauma, stress management, and promoting overall wellness. With additional certifications as a Yoga Instructor, Mind-Body Skills Facilitator, and Mindfulness Meditation Teacher, she offers a comprehensive approach to mental health, addressing the needs of individuals, couples, families, and communities.
Her personal journey, marked by resilience in the face of challenges such as Hurricane Harvey, has deepened her commitment to authenticity, shared experiences, and the transformative power of compassion and empathy. Dr. Mirza-Gruber’s aspiration to leave a meaningful legacy, be a voice for the voiceless, and make a difference reflects her dedication to her patients and her community. Based in Houston, Texas, she invites others to join her on a journey of healing and self-discovery, promising a collaborative, respectful, and compassionate path towards well-being.

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Dave Choi (Christian Counselor)

D.S. Choi (Christian Counselor)

D.S. Choi is a distinguished spiritual counselor and healer, renowned for his multifaceted expertise as a leadership consultant, prayer guide, motivational and executive speaker. With a profound understanding of diverse subjects such as singleness, shame, fear, cultural intelligence, collectivism, identity, and inner healing, D.S. has become an in-demand figure across the globe. His engagements have taken him to numerous countries and some of the world’s top universities, where his unique blend of humor, authenticity, vulnerability, and clarity resonates with a wide audience. 

D.S.’s ability to connect with people from various walks of life, from C-suite executives to frontline workers combating global injustices like poverty, sex trafficking, and racial inequity, has allowed him to impact tens of thousands. Beyond his professional achievements, D.S. is valued for his role as a coach, friend, and natural helper, embodying the essence of true spiritual guidance without confining himself to the traditional therapist role.

Mary Phelan (Holistic Detective & EFT Therapist)

Mary Phelan, a Spiritual Coach, Teacher, and seasoned EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) Practitioner and Trainer, has been at the forefront of emotional and energetic healing since 2000. With a rich background that merges spirituality, information systems, psychology, and brain function research, Mary stands out in her ability to identify and trace the origins of emotional distress in individuals. Her intuitive and analytical skills allow her to navigate through the complexities of emotions, pinpointing source impacts and facilitating the removal of energetic disruptions. Mary’s approach to healing is unique, offering a blend of deep understanding and practical techniques that promote rapid and profound change.

Mary Phelan (Holistic Detective & EFT Therapist)

Her work aims to unravel emotional blocks and tangles, paving the way for new possibilities and emotional freedom in the lives of those she works with. Mary’s confidence in her method comes from years of facilitating thousands of tapping sessions, group sessions, and trainings, all contributing to her distinctive position in the field of holistic healing. If you’re seeking to release past experiences and beliefs that constrain you, Mary is ready to assist you on your journey toward a fully lived life, offering sessions designed to foster significant transformation and open up new paths for personal growth.

Aleta St. James (Energy Healer & Life Coach)

Aleta St. James (Energy Healer & Life Coach)

Aleta St. James, an internationally acclaimed energy healer and intuitive life coach based in New York, NY, has made a profound impact with her transformative Life Shift healing system. A pioneering figure in the realm of energy healing, Aleta’s work focuses on harnessing her clients’ manifesting powers to achieve their dreams, desires, and destinies. With a life marked by groundbreaking achievements, including becoming a mother to twins at the age of 57, Aleta’s journey is a testament to living life with passion and purpose. Her story and methods have been featured on major media platforms, showcasing her as a dynamic force capable of inspiring profound change.

Aleta’s global journey of spiritual learning, combined with her mastery of Eastern and Western practices, has culminated in the creation of her unique Life Shift healing experience. Through private sessions, retreats, and online workshops, she identifies and helps release the negative imprints and belief systems that block her clients’ progress, facilitating a profound transformation towards embodying their true potential.
 
In her “Act 3,” Aleta focuses on activating the ageless factor, leading retreats, and offering courses that encourage living beyond conventional age boundaries. Her work in alternative and regenerative medicine, along with her roles as a consultant and educator, further underline her commitment to holistic well-being. Living in NYC with her twins, Aleta continues to redefine possibilities, guiding individuals towards achieving personal and professional fulfillment.

Tara Taylor (Intuitive Healer & Executive Coach)

Tara is a highly skilled expert in the wellness industry, known for her adept integration of Eastern and Western healing traditions to assist clients across various sectors, including executive leadership, trauma counseling, and sports medicine. Renowned for her strategic acumen and intuitive prowess, Tara excels in unraveling complex situations and employing energy medicine to address health, business, and life challenges. Her multifaceted role transcends traditional confines, positioning her as a strategic advisor for both individuals and corporations seeking peak physical and emotional well-being.
 
Her innovative methodologies swiftly address and shift the energy around conscious and subconscious blocks, propelling individuals toward their highest potential. Tara’s global clientele includes a diverse group ranging from children facing serious diagnoses to professional athletes, celebrities, doctors, and entrepreneurs, all seeking her guidance for emotional and physical hurdles.
Tara Taylor (Intuitive Healer & Executive Coach)
Tara’s work empowers individuals and organizations alike, offering a unique, personalized approach to each session. Her ability to transform intricate management and HR issues into opportunities for growth has made her an invaluable asset to those aiming for peak performance in their personal and professional lives.
 
Clients who have worked with Tara share transformative experiences, highlighting her ability to facilitate profound changes in their lives. Testimonials underscore her role in helping clients overcome deep-seated emotional traumas, negative energy, and obstacles to well-being, fostering a renewed sense of purpose, self-love, and direction. Tara’s compassionate, insightful, and holistic approach to healing has not only changed lives but has also inspired a community of individuals empowered to face life with renewed vigor, clarity, and positivity.
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