PALM HOLISTIC HEALTHCARE CENTER

ABOUT US


The Palm Holistic Healthcare Center offers services that promote total body wellness. Our services are performed in a friendly, caring and professional manner in order to bring about optimal health, balance & stimulate our body's natural healing ability.

Some of the services we offer for body detoxification are Colon Hydrotherapy and the Ion Cleanse, also Mild Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Hair Analysis and Heavy Metal Detox programs as well as individualized all-inclusive Bio-Nutritional Programs that address Heavy Metal Toxicity as well as nutrient imbalances.

For energy balancing, relaxation, stress reduction and pain relief we offer Massage Therapy, Reiki and Acupuncture. For rejuvenation we offer specialty spa facials, chemical peels, micro-dermabrasion,  Energy Light and Acupuncture for Facial Rejuvenation and Contouring Lypossage. We also offer Smoking Cessation and Weight loss Programs, Point Injections, Multi-B Vitamin Complex and Homeopathic Injections. We sell a full line of natural personal hygiene and skin care products as well as products which promote digestive health and also complement our programs and services.

Please feel free to browse through our website to find out more information about our services and read related articles. You can also purchase our proprietary vitamin and nutrient formulas, relaxation and meditation CD's, books and music downloads through our secure shopping cart. Come visit us at our center in North Miami Beach, Florida and experience our professional services first hand.

 

OUR THERAPISTS

Arthur Anderson, DOM - Is a Miami native. He graduated from the Acupressure Acupuncture Institute in 1995 and holds both State and National certifications. Dr. Anderson has 22 years in recovery from drugs and alcohol and has dedicated almost his entire career to using Acupuncture to help others suffering from the torments of addiction. He is certified in the National Acupuncture Detox Association (NADA) protocol and is also certified by NADA to train others in this most important protocol. Dr. Anderson has served as Board Member of NADA. He is certified for injectables, Laser therapy for smoking cessation and Facial Rejuvenation, Nutritional Consulting, and Hypnosis. He has studied Homeopathic and Chinese Medicine and incorporates both of these into his practice based on individual needs. Dr.Anderson works extensively with our “pain management” clients, often helping them to become completely free from pain. Dr. Anderson has been with the Palm Holistic Healthcare Center since it opened its doors.


Evelyn Lopez, AP
 - Is a native of Puerto Rico.  Evelyn is an Acupuncturist. she is trained in Herbology and homeopathics and incorporates both into her practice as needed. Evelyn works Saturdays at the Palm Holistic Healthcare Center and has been a member of our team since 2009. She has a nurturing compassionate spirit.  She is trained in the National Acupuncture Detox Protocol (NADA) treating those suffering from the torments of addiction.  She is also certified for homeopathic injectables.


Cynthia Rock LMT
 - Is originally from Stepney Connecticut but is a long time Florida resident having moved here when she was just 16 years old. Cynthia graduated from the University of Hawaii where she majored in commercial Art but found her passion in the healing arts. She studied massage therapy at Educating Hands School of Massage and was licensed in 2003. Cynthia earned her certification in Mother Massage, Lypossage, and Crystal Bowl Healing and is a 3rd level Karmappa Reiki Master. She has formal training in Reflexology and is currently adding “Esthetician” to her repertoire. Cynthia is an exceptionally nurturing therapist who often incorporates her passion for aromatherapy into her sessions and always brings her ‘healing” energy” to the table.


Katia Yachmann, LMT, NCTMB, S4OM - is a Native of Brazil but has lived in the South Florida area for 16 years. She attended the National School of Technology which is now known as the Everest Institute.   She has been practicing massage for six years and specializes in Asian style modalities.   Katia is a natural born caregiver with a passion for Oriental Bodywork and her vast array of massage modalities ranges from the very indulging Swedish Massage, and the therapeutic Deep Tissue Massage, to the more exotic Bamboo Massage.

She is certified in Myofascial Release, Bare-Foot Shiatsu (A-Shiatsu), Bamboo Massage and earned her Traditional Thai Massage certification with the renowned Thai massage Master, Jongrak Intatah. She also trained one-on-one learning the oriental style of massage, cupping and Tuina with Master Choi from China.Also, Katia is very experienced and certified in Oncology and Mastectomy Massage. She has helped women and cancer survivors go through their hardest moments by compassionate touch and professional skills.

Katia combines some of her techniques with Electrical Point Therapeutic Stimulation, Lymphatic Drainage Chinese Cupping, Hot Stones and Essential Oils to give her clients an unforgettable experience. She is also highly recommended for treatments post surgery and rehabilitation. Besides her very successful private practice, she is also the lead therapist and trainer at many of the most exclusive spas in the country. She speaks English, Portuguese and Spanish fluently and she loves to cook.  She has been with the Palm Holistic Healthcare Center since 2008 and her massage is not to be missed!   

       

Christopher Rutherford, LMT - is a native of South Florida and formerly worked as a recording engineer in the music industry. After being repeatedly recognized by friends and family for his natural ability for healing with massage he decided to formally study at the Sheridan Technical Institute. Chris was licensed in 2005 and holds both State and National certifications. He is an active member of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) and the Florida State Massage Therapy Association (FSMTA). Chris has trained extensively in NeuroMuscular Therapy with Judith DeLany Walker and also trained alongside world renowned kinesiotherapist, Aaron Mattis, working in his clinic in Sarasota Florida using the Mattis Method called Active Isolated Stretching (AIS). Chris received certification in Deep Tissue Hot/Cold Stone Therapeutic Stone massage with Bruce Baltz and has received formal training in Cranio-Sacral Therapy with the Upledger Institute. He also learned Cranial Structural Core Distortion Release and Myofascial Release with Don McCann, Orthopedic Massage with James Waslaski, and Russian Sports Massage with Oleg Bouimer. He most recently completed his year long Certification in Structural Energetic Therapy (SET). Chris has put his extensive knowledge base and high level of training to good use working in Hospitals throughout the South Florida area and Chris works extensively with our “Pain Management Clients” and has helped many of them get out of pain permanently. He has been with the Palm Holistic Healthcare Center since 2006.

 

Pamela Patrick, LMT- Is a native of South Florida and mother of three grown women. She worked as a surgical technician and coordinator at Mercy Hospital for 18 years before attending massage school at Miami-Dade Medical Campus. She has been practicing massage since 2010. She is an ordained minister and terrific massage therapist specializing in deep tissue, Cranio Release Technique and Thai Massage.  She has been working with Palm Holistic Healthcare Center since 2011.


Martha Alvarez, LMT
 - Certified Colon Hydrotherapist- is a native of Cali Columbia where she worked as a phlebotomist. She came to the United States in 1998. She studied Massage Therapy at The Praxis Institute in 2007 and was an apprentice for Colon Hydrotherapy with the former Fashion Model and renowned Colon Hydrotherapist to the stars, Naima Reynolds. Martha received her certifications in Colon Hydrotherapy, Vacuum Therapy for Cellulite and Body contouring, and Thai on the Table. She has worked in fine area spas such as Nirvana spa and the Lido Spa. Martha is a beautiful person inside and out and has been with the Palm Holistic Healthcare Center since this 2009. She does both Massage and Colonics.


Christine Gosselin, BA, LMT
 - is the General Manager of thPalm Holistic Healthcare Center and Licensed Massage Therapist since1995. She graduated from Florida International University with a degree in psychology and studied massage at Educating Hands School of Massage. After graduating she entered into private practice both in Miami and Los Angeles, CA. After returning to Miami Florida she went to work as Office Manager/Human Resources Manager for G & G Holistic Addiction Treatment, Inc. in 2002 and became General Manager of their Palm Holistic Healthcare Center when there was an opening in 2008. In her current position as General Manager she has the opportunity to use all of her skills and abilities to benefit the organization. Christine received her certification in Mother Massage with Elaine Stillerman and has formal training in Reflexology, Trager, and NeuroMuscular Therapy. She specializes in Deep Tissue and Therapeutic Massage Modalities.