Supporting Practitioners

Deanna Blair

Toxicity Specialist & Certified Ozone Therapist with (Core Therapy, LLC.)

If she’s not a the gym or relaxing with friends, Deanna can be found helping others who need relief from anxiety, fears, health issues, or living a purposeful life.  In fact, that’s her true passion. Her motto: Discovering Organic Transformations Spiritually. Or as Deanna elaborates,  “I help people Spot the DOTS to Optimal Health by connecting brighter minds, better bodies, and souls for a healthier lifestyle to live the abundant life we are called to live. ”  She’s also the host of the Mental Health & Toxicity podcast with the OBBM Network.  Her #1 tool, the HOCATT, a bio-chamber that detoxifies the body down to the cellular level.  It’s her own life’s journey, including supporting her mother with mental illness for over 30 years, that led her on this path to wellness.  Deanna is also a member of the NAMI (National Alliance of Mental Illness) where she facilitates a family mental health class.  She is certified in Mental Health First Aid Youth/Adults and is also certified in NAMI Homefront – A family program designed for military service members and veterans with PTSD.

Laurie Griffin, LMT, CNA

Licensed Medical Massage Therapist & Certified Nurses Aide

Laurie is a Licensed Medical Massage Practitioner and Certified Nurses Aide that has worked in the wellness field going on 15 years after 2 years in the spa industry. She has studied advanced massage therapy since 2005 and is passionate in sharing her strong, healing hands in many different forms of massage therapy including myofascial, lymphatic drainage, craniosacral, hot stone, trigger-point and therapeutic massage, customized to your needs. Laurie is ready to help you to recognize and transition you to a healthy lifestyle through healing in compliment to Dr. Russell’s treatment.

Laurie’s first love is Jesus, and that’s evidenced by her time spent outside work praising, worshiping and dancing to music. She is also a kayaker, a diver and swimmer. Quite obviously she has a love of the water, especially the ocean and waves which soothe her soul.

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Barbara Dickenson, LPTA, LMT

Licensed Massage Therapist and 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. 

Amy Christenson

Patient Advocate Coach

Amy lives and plays in the mountains of Colorado with her best fur buddy Taavi. Amy has worked in the health and fitness industry for over 25 years to include personal training, group fitness instruction, adventure racing with our wounded transition unit soldiers, summiting 14ers like Mount Rainer in support of lung health and health & nutrition coaching.  Amy is also a trained Medical Massage Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant.  It’s her passion to encourage and empower people to live long, healthy, full lives at any age.  When she is not hiking, biking, camping or helping someone feel better, you might find her sipping a nice glass of red wine while working on an abstract landscape painting or recording her latest podcast on health and wellness.

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