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Our Practitioners

  • Alaina Gemelas

    Functional Medicine

    Alaina GemelasINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Dr. Alaina Gemelas is a chiropractic physician specializing in functional medicine. She takes a whole-body approach to uncover the root causes contributing to what ails you. Dr. Gemelas’ interest in systems-based medicine began early in her medical career when conventional approaches failed ...

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  • Caley Scott

    Naturopathic Medicine

    Caley ScottINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Caley Scott is a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine. She earned her degree from National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL. Dr. Scott developed a passion for naturopathic medicine while working as a medical assistant at an integrative clinic in the Chicago ...

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  • Casey Kelley

    Functional Medicine

    Dr. Casey KelleyINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Casey Kelley, MD, became interested in Integrative Medicine early in her education when she began asking questions about health and healing that conventional medicine was unable to answer. She began seeking out like-minded health practitioners and started studying Functional Medicine, which ...

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  • Christine Savas

    Licensed Professional Counselor

    Christine SavasINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Christine Savas is a Licensed Professional Counselor who earned her M.Ed. in Community Counseling from DePaul University and B.S. in Psychology and Human Relations from the University of Iowa. Prior to graduation, Christine interned working throughout the city of Chicago gaining experience ...

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  • Cindy Kudelka

    Acupuncture

    Cindy KudelkaINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Cindy Kudelka is trained in Traditional Chinese Medicine (acupuncture, Chinese herbology, cupping, moxabustion, and gua sha). She has trained extensively with Dr. Richard Tan in I Ching and Balance Method acupuncture, which consist of needling acupuncture points away (distant) from the ...

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  • Cliff Maurer

    Chiropractic Medicine

    Dr. Cliff MaurerINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Having worked at WholeHealth Chicago for over ten years, Dr. Maurer completed his chiropractic internship in a number of Chicago area clinics and graduated from the National University of Health Sciences.  He is board certified to practice chiropractic medicine and physiotherapy by ...

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  • David Edelberg

    Internal Medicine

    Dr. David EdelbergINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Dr. Edelberg, board certified in Internal Medicine in 1974, began incorporating alternative therapies into his practice during the 1980’s. Since founding the parent company of WholeHealth Chicago in 1993, he has become nationally recognized as one of the pioneers of integrative medicine, ...

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  • Elizabeth Yamat

    Case Manager / IV Therapies

    Elizabeth YamatINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Lizz is a certified medical assistant, case manager, and phlebotomist and has worked at WholeHealth Chicago for eight years. She received her training through Olympia College, and continually attends seminars and workshops to keep her skills up to date. She integrates Pilates, ...

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  • Janet Chandler

    Clinical Psychology

    Janet ChandlerINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Dr. Chandler is a Clinical Psychologist who has worked as a clinician for over 25 years. She has worked with individuals, children, couples, families, and groups addressing a wide variety of mental health challenges including, trauma, depression, anxiety, ADHD, substance abuse, ...

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  • Jennifer Davis

    Licensed Professional Counselor

    Jennifer DavisINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Jennifer has a lifelong passion for how people learn and grow over time. She is interested in how our stories about ourselves keep us stuck or help us move forward and flourish through our lives. Jennifer is a licensed professional counselor who received ...

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  • Katie Oberlin

    Healing Touch; Shamanic Healing

    Katie OberlinINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Katie is a Healing Touch Certified Practitioner and Shamanic Healing Practitioner. She is fascinated with the way these two energy modalities dovetail beautifully with one another.

    Katie brings a solid foundation in holistic counseling and scientific ...

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  • Mari Stecker

    Acupuncture

    Mari SteckerINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Along with Dr. Edelberg, Mari Stecker is one of the three original co-founders of American WholeHealth which became WholeHealth Chicago in 1999. After graduating from the Midwest College for the Study of Oriental Medicine, she was one of the first recipients ...

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  • Marla Feingold

    Clinical Nutrition & Exercise Physiology

    Marla FeingoldINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Marla is an experienced Board Certified Clinical Nutritionist (CCN), Board Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS), and a Licensed Dietician Nutritionist (LDN) in the state or Illinois. She holds a M.S in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport, and a B.S in ...

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  • Olivia Wagner

    Nutrition

    Olivia WagnerINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Olivia Wagner is a functionally-trained and integrative Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Certified Health Coach, and Personal Trainer. Olivia earned her degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Miami University and her Masters in Nutrition and Physical Performance from Saint Louis University. She is board ...

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  • Paul Rubin

    Chiropractic Medicine

    Dr. Paul RubinINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Dr. Rubin is a unique chiropractic physician in that he practices as a primary care physician using a functional medicine approach with his patients. Functional medicine is a way of thinking about disease based on how all the body’s systems ...

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  • Renee Zambo

    Yoga Therapist

    Renee ZamboINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Renee Zambo is a 1000hr Yoga Therapist who began practicing yoga as a way to reduce stress in high school. She began teaching in 2010 and fell in love with meeting people from various backgrounds and with different health challenges. Her desire was ...

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  • Sujatha Mannal

    Homeopathy

    Sujatha MannalINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Sujatha holds a Bachelor in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS) degree from Calcutta, India, from the oldest existing homeopathic college in the world. This was a 5 year integrated medical program with 2-year residency, teaching homeopathy with allied medical sciences like Anatomy, ...

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  • Suzi Katlin

    Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine

    Suzi KatlinINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Suzi Katlin graduated from Northwestern University in 1988 with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. Since then, she’s helped bring thousands of new lives into the world, working for 28 years at Northwestern Memorial Hospital as a prenatal, post-partum, and labor and delivery ...

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  • Valarie McConville

    Occupational Therapy

    Valarie McConvilleINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Valarie McConville graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in Kinesiology and earned her Masters of Occupational Therapy at Virginia Commonwealth University.  She has received additional skills training in Myofascial Release, is a certified lymphedema therapist, a biofeedback provider, ...

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Upcoming Workshops

**The Basics of Energy Medicine: Getting to the Root Cause of Illness
Thursday, October 18, 2018; 6:00-7:30 PM
with Katie Oberlin, HTCP/I
Healing Touch Certified Practitioner/Instructor
$55.00 (includes take-home materials)

In this workshop, you will experience how Healing Touch therapy can help you bring your energy system into balance to help treat illness, stress, emotional concerns and more.

Space is limited and registration is required.
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**Vaginal Rejuvenation Workshop
Thursday, October 25, 2018;  6:00 – 8:00 PM
Mari Stecker, LAc & Renee Zambo, RYT
Fee: $75

Are you experiencing vaginal dryness? Or pain with intercourse? Have you been told you have vaginal atrophy due to menopauseAre you frustrated because you believe your sex life is overWell, it doesn’t have to be!

Come learn easy, non-pharmaceutical, non-hormonal, low cost techniques that you can do at home to help alleviate vaginal dryness, atrophy, thinning of vaginal skin and/or painful intercourse.

Space is limited and registration is required.
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**Who’s Ready to Eat Fat? An Introduction to the Ketogenic Diet
Tuesday November 13, 2018, 6-7:30 PM
Marla Feingold, CCN, CNS, LDN
Fee: $65 (includes take home materials)

Want to reduce hunger, burn fat for fuel, stabilize blood sugar, increase memory, cognition, energy, reduce headaches, decrease inflammation, prevent heart disease?  Discover how a Ketogenic Diet can optimize your health.

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Way Out Wax has been crafting natural, pure essential oil aromatherapy candles for decades. They’ll be leaving our shelves soon, so make sure to stock up while they’re 20% off during October! Quantities are limited.

Please click here to see all the candles and sprays available. If you don’t see your favorite candle in stock online, please call us at 773-296-6700 to see if there are any left!