Manzanita Wellness Clinic is delighted to host dedicated and talented healing practitioners through our Manzanita Collective. The practitioners of Manzanita Collective offer various forms of bodywork and healing therapies, collaborate on community workshops and classes, cultivate a medicinal herb garden, and co-create a place of resource and renewal.
To book an appointment with any of the Manzanita Collective Practitioners, please contact them directly.
Shoshana Uribe, M.S., L.Ac., CMT
Offering support on your journey to greater health and well-being.... addressing you as a whole person, using acupuncture, herbs, nutrition, massage, essential oils, and other traditional healing wisdom. I work with a wide variety of diverse health concerns, including women's health, holistic pediatrics, pain, digestive issues, and easing challenges of life transitions by focusing on body, mind, and spirit. Both private and community sessions are available. Spanish speakers are welcome. My practice is inspired by the body's ability to heal and by a strong belief in our interconnectedness with the earth and each other.
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays - Downstairs
Shanyin Amy Chang, L.Ac., CKTP
Amy Chang offers classical Chinese Medicine through acupuncture and herbs. She has worked with people who have allergies, autoimmune disorders, cancer, common cold, diabetes, glaucoma, grief, insomnia, mental health issues, pain, pregnancy & childbirth, sexual dysfunction, smoking cessation, and tinnitus. She is also a Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner.
Tuesdays, Saturdays - Downstairs
Tracy Richardson, L.Ac., Dipl.OM, CMQ
Tracy is an acupuncturist and herbalist, practicing in the Bay Area for over 15 years. She specializes in Five Element/ Japanese style acupuncture and medical Qigong. Tracy also has knowledge in supplementation and functional medicine, focusing on nutrition for health and well-being. She uses her combined experience in a wide range of healing modalities, including acupuncture, touch needles, medical qi gong, nutrition, herbs, and supplements. These are integrated with knowledge of Western medicine to treat ailments and bring balance to our trifold nature— body, mind, and spirit.
Tuesdays and Thursdays - Upstairs
Kristin DuPont, CMT
Kristin began doing bodywork in 2007 after graduating from Rising Spirit Institute of Natural Health in Atlanta, Georgia. Her targeted therapeutic style combines Swedish, Deep Tissue, Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT), and Myofascial Cupping. Common issues that can be resolved using these techniques include IT band issues, plantar fasciitis, carpel tunnel, problematic muscle tension, migraines, lower back pain, sciatica and various shoulder issues. Each client receives treatments tailored to address their specific needs including pain relief, relaxation, and restoring balance to the body. Kristin’s dedicated interest and enthusiasm for the natural healing arts led her to the Bay Area to study Western Herbal Medicine at the Ohlone Herbal Center in Berkeley, California. As a California transplant by way of Louisiana, Kristin enjoys outdoor activities, including hiking, camping and herb foraging.
Tuesdays, Fridays - Upstairs
Denise Arline, MA
I am spiritual healer, shamanic practitioner and intuitive counselor. My approach to healing is gentle yet held with strength. My style is nurturing and motivating, supporting healing and growth as you expand your own boundaries. Moving through intuitive sessions and developing tools and insight with ongoing mentoring, brings new levels of awareness, clarity, healing and growth. I have been blessed with many teachers and mentors who have guided me along different paths of self-discovery, including Shamanic Herbalist & Healer Pam Montgomery. I serve on the vision council of Organization of Nature Evolutionaries. I have a Masters Degree in Transformative Art and Consciousness. My expression as an artist is guided by work in the field of transformation as I offer sacred ways to connect with our soul and the soul of the earth through art, ritual and process. I have studied extensively in the field of Intuitive Healing and Clairvoyance with master teachers at Intuitive Way, a sacred space that remains my spiritual sanctuary. These three paths of training have been, and continue to be, vital in my journey as a healer, mentor and teacher.
Mondays, Thursdays - Downstairs
Julia Ellis, MFT
As a psychotherapist and expressive arts therapist, I’ve helped hundreds of people get through some of the most difficult times in their lives and find their way to hope and change. My approach is warm, collaborative, and creative. Together we’ll look at the roots of your life challenges, and as well as your present moment experience and the wisdom of your body, to find our way toward your healing and transformation. I think outside the box as a therapist to find what actually works. We can express ourselves through creativity and play and laughter...and anything else we need to, in order to help you break out of the patterns that are holding you back and allow you to live the life you long for.
Mondays - Upstairs
Marny Culpepper, L.Ac.
If you feel you've exhausted your options getting results with other doctors or practitioners, it might be time for a visit with Marny. Whether it's labor induction, fertility support, guidance through postpartum, or menopause, Marny draws on her unique background with Functional Medicine and her long-standing love of Traditional Chinese Medicine to incorporate lab testing, acupuncture, nutrition, plant medicine, cupping therapy, and hands on guidance to assure her patients get the results they desire within the time frame and budget they're looking for. She leads virtual cleanses throughout the year that are both detoxifying and energizing. Marny works primarily with women looking to strengthen their self-care routine and harness the innate wisdom of their own body.
Fridays - Downstairs
Karen Daley, MA, LMFT
Working from the core, we’ll collaborate together to “study your experience,” and from there, make room for practices/perspectives to emerge that foster your own inner knowing, that will set you on the right path(s) for you! I come from a trauma-informed, mindfulness based, and culturally humble stance, welcoming you home to yourSELF. Offered to families, children, couples and individuals, are an array of modalities, including CranioSacral Therapy, Sound Healing, Talk-Therapy and Sandtray.
Wednesdays, Thursdays - Upstairs; Saturdays - Downstairs
Harue Wiedlin, CMT
Harue was born and raised in Japan. She has been living in the Bay Area for 20 years. Harue has always been interested in living a natural, healthy lifestyle. That led her to becoming a bodyworker. She places importance on listening to the wisdom within your body. Her passion is helping people achieve total health - in body, heart, mind and spirit. She is a California certified massage therapist. She offers Craniosacral Therapy, Shiatsu, Acupressure and Acu Oil / Swedish Massage. Besides being a bodyworker, she is a mother to 3 children. She enjoys cooking, fermenting, gardening, practicing Yoga, hiking in nature, traveling, and spending time with her family.
Wednesdays - Upstairs
Maya Johanna McNeil, Ayurvedic CMT
Maya’s work is devoted to honoring each person’s unique experience. She/They believe that we all deserve to be met and supported where we are at, and that through healing ourselves, we can create enough space for all to thrive and reweave themselves to this Earth. Maya’s work is guided by awareness of the intelligent, self organizing systems that are housed within the body, and may be used to address various issues such as structural restrictions, depression, inflammation, trauma/holding patterns, insomnia, or poor immune function, depending on each person’s needs and process. Maya believes that approaching health from a bodywork basis is a powerful and practical way to find and maintain one’s journey, sovereignty, aspirations, and purpose. Maya's specialties include Deep and Light Lymphatic Massage, Breast and Chest Health and Surgery Prep/Recovery, Ayurvedic Treatments, Pregnancy massage, Subtle Therapies, Sound Medicine, Myofascial and Deep Tissue techniques. Maya Johanna McNeil is an Ayurvedic CMT, student of Nature and Elemental Theory, Musician, Artist, and a devout Herbalist.
Mondays and Tuesdays - Upstairs
Amanda Nube, CMT
I am a massage therapist trained in Asian systems massage, in Mayan abdominal massage, in well-womb care, and in sacred birthing. The Chinese modalities of bodywork— Tui Na, Shiatsu, and holding acupressure points— are deeply restorative, yet offer profound healing work. Arvigo Techniques of Mayan Abdominal Massage is an excellent approach for those seeking to focus on healing reproductive and digestive ailments, and can also support fertility, pregnancy, postpartum, and/or the aging process. I look forward to working with you, strengthening your resistance to dis-ease, and enhancing your quality of life.
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Sapho Elaine Flor Teologo, LAc, CMT
Sapho is a queer non-binary Pilipinx-American healer who has a background in social work, nursing, and massage therapy. They offer private acupuncture, community acupuncture, herbal consultations, and various forms of bodywork. They have studied Traditional Chinese Medicine and Japanese Medicine at AIMC, Berkeley. Their approach is grounded in gentleness as a healing force to guide the body and spirit into the natural healing state. Their focus is to encourage and support an individual’s movement towards freedom and a sense of wholeness by providing a safe space to heal and grow. They have a strong motivation to work with people who have anxiety, depression, digestive issues, stress, chronic pain, and who are in any kind of life transition. Their practice has been built on helping other caregivers and practitioners establish self-care as a form of resilience.
Wednesdays - Downstairs
Jessica Wakeman, L.Ac.
Jessica C. Wakeman is an acupuncturist and herbalist. She draws insights from the healing practices of ancient wisdom traditions and combines them with the innovation in health today to create a unique healing experience. Jessica completed a Masters in Oriental Medicine from the Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College in Berkeley. She is a Medical Qigong practitioner, a Cranial Sacral practitioner and a Clinical Hypnotherapist (guided imagery), techniques that support Chinese medicine in creating balance and clearing obstacles to growth in the levels of the body, mind and spirit. She is experienced in treating women's reproductive health, prenatal and postnatal care, sexual and reproductive health, gastrointestinal disorders, dermatology, cancer support, sleep disorders, emotional and life transitions support and stress management. Jessica serves as the Editor and Chief of the Journal of Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine, a publication of the California State Oriental Medicine Association. In her spare time she enjoys experimenting in the kitchen, camping along the California coast and tending her herb garden with her dog and two cats.