Dr. Rodney Russell, DC, FAAIM, DCP, CWD
Dr. Rodney is a true innovator with the Holistic / Functional Medicine approach. He has been treating, healing and preventing chronic diseases going on three decades. His personal and unique blend of mind-body medicine, which includes diagnostics, therapies, and energetic, emotional techniques, has helped thousands of people recover their energy and zest for life. Bolstered by his genuine care, Dr. Rodney is proven in his field as a “healer” with a gift for eliminating structural, biochemical, neurological imbalances and emotional, mental, spiritual interferences, as well as preventing acute and chronic disease. The core belief underlying his treatment, and that of others in his practice, is that the human body was created with the ability to heal itself when these interferences or imbalances are removed and the resulting weaknesses are supported.
Dr. Rodney holds a BS in Human Anatomy and a Doctorate in Chiropractic from Parker University. He is a Diplomate with the College of Physicians, a Certified Wellness Director, and a Fellow with the American Association of Integrative Medicine. Dr. Rodney has completed advanced study course work in Genetic Testing & Interpretation, B.E.S.T., Applied Kinesiology, Body Integration Technique (training held by few doctors in the U.S.), Functional Medicine, Total Body Modification, Neurological Organizational Technique and others. In addition, he is a pilot with commercial and flight instructor licenses.
Dr. Rodney has been in private practice since 1997. When he’s not seeing patients, he’s likely hanging out with his wife, Susan, enjoying spiritual pursuits or in the great outdoors hiking, biking, rafting and skiing. And a day doesn’t go by that he’s not walking or rough housing with his buddy Koda Bear, a very friendly and rather large South African Boerboel.
Hours of Operation
- Sunday Closed
- Monday 10am – 12pm, 2-5pm
- Tuesday 10am – 12pm, 2-5pm
- Wednesday 10am – 12pm, 2-5pm
- Thursday 10am – 12pm, 2-5pm
- Friday Closed
- Saturday Closed
Dr. Julia Augustyniak, DC, MS, CFMP
Dr. Julia is a holistic chiropractor and functional medicine practitioner that utilizes Applied Kinesiology, Functional Medicine, and Nutrition in her care. Dr. Julia’s approach to treating her patients is focused on individualized care that gets to the root cause of a patient’s symptoms. She works to treat and heal patients on a structural, chemical, and mental level to restore balance in the body. She believes that by restoring balance and putting good nutrients into our body, we can help to prevent diseases and achieve optimal health.
Dr. Julia holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics from Michigan State University, a Master of Nutrition and Human Performance, and a Doctorate in Chiropractic from Logan University. She also has completed advanced work in Applied Kinesiology, Functional Medicine, Visceral Manipulation Techniques, and Dry Needling.
Dr. Julia has made her return back to the Dallas area after living in her hometown of Detroit, MI for the past year. Outside of work, Dr. Julia enjoys playing soccer, doing Pilates, and trying different restaurants and cuisines. She also enjoys spending time with her two cats Jammy and Toby.
Amy Christenson, New Patient Advocate Coach
Amy is a Health & Mindset Coach, Z-Health® Certified Practitioner, Personal Trainer, Licensed Sports & Medical Massage Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant & Mom to 2 amazing people & 1 wild Aussie. She has worked in the health & fitness industry for over 25 years, helping people break through fear, pain & setbacks to reach their health & life goals.
It’s her passion to encourage, empower & educate people at any stage, so they can enjoy all aspects of life -fun, food, connection, movement, nourishment & abundance. Her coaching focuses on 6 areas that teach you how to curate your mind while creating the life you truly desire.
She kindly pushes you to get real with yourself, love who you are & are becoming. We work together to gather & sift through the layers; choose & sort the most productive possibilities; engage & embody authentic change. If you’re ready to expand your potential then it’s time to stop swirling & start thriving with Your Curated Mind Coach!
Barbara Dickenson, LPTA, LMT
Licensed Massage Therapist & Physical Therapy Assistant
Barbara is a Texas Licensed Massage Therapist and Physical Therapy Assistant offering a combined 25+ years’ clinical experience and provides gentle therapeutic support through light touch. She is highly trained in multiple modalities to help eliminate barriers to becoming healthy to include Myofascial Release, Cranial Sacral and Lymph Drainage Therapy.
Barbara graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor Degree in Health Care Administration and an Associate Degree in Applied Science. Her 1000 hour curriculum of massage therapy comes from the Health Enrichment Center in Lapeer, Michigan. Barbara specializes in the John F. Barnes Myofascial Release Approach and has obtained Expert Level JFB MFR Therapist. She also finds great pleasure in teaching self-care exercises. When not helping clients, her favorite hobby is quilting and she absolutely loves spending time with her grandchildren and family in Michigan.
Partner / Operations Manager
Susan enjoys mingling with patients and supporting their individual needs when she’s not behind the scenes managing business operations and marketing. Her TV news career and background in video production, coaching and business development prepared her well when it comes to connecting with people, creative ideation and juggling multiple projects under deadline. Her compassion for patients and desire to help them realize their health goals comes from her own healing journey. And much like her storytelling days, Susan finds great pleasure cultivating truth to awaken the heart when it comes to guiding patients towards wholeness. When not diving into business affairs, she enjoys spiritual pursuits, quality time with family and friends, working out, traveling, experiencing new and different cultures, the beach, the mountains, mt biking, hiking and camping.
Patti joins our front office staff working afternoons. She feels blessed to be a part of this wonderful team, and truly cares about each client that walks in. She takes your calls, assists with scheduling and filling supplement orders, among many other tasks that keep the office busy. Patti has over 20 years experience in administrative roles and customer service. As her two children have now grown and gone off to college, she is now able to enjoy the role of customer service once again, and looks forward to meeting each of you. When she is not in the office Patti loves being outdoors. You will find her most days out walking with her two dogs or working in her garden.
Assistant Office Manager
Kayla joins our team with the experience of opening her son’s health practice. She loves seeing people get well and stay healthy. Kayla and her husband Paul have been married nearly 4 decades and they have four children. She lives by the principle of God 1st, Family 2nd and Career 3rd. Kayla is a Texan and embraces the adventures of life. She is also a very experienced Mary Kay Sales Director approaching 40 years.
At her core is a love for helping people feel beautiful inside and out.
New Patient Manager
Laura joins our team as a New Patient Coordinator bringing with her decades of experience as a counselor. She cares deeply for people and is delighted to help them get started with their healing journey at the Natural Healing Center. Laura has overcome several personal health challenges herself by finding the root cause and making life changes. Part of her journey has included being a patient of Dr. Russell’s and benefitting from his expertise. She exudes enthusiasm for people’s steps toward health and helps to answer questions they may have about the functional medicine difference. When she’s not working, she delights in spending time with the Lord, and also with her family: her husband, son and d-i-l, daughter and s-i-l, and her baby grandson. She enjoys organic vegetable gardening, playing the piano, long walks near her country home, and making healthy treats.