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Practitioner Credentials, listed on this page, are based upon Washington, DC regulations and licensing requirements, unless otherwise noted.

See our many Complementary and Alternative Medicine Nursing Providers.

 

 

PRACTITIONERS WITH ADVANCED DEGREES

 
As the Director of the Institute, Victoria Goldsten runs the facility, supervises interns, and takes care of clients. Victoria is available weekdays, evening and weekends for the following services: Natural Health Exams, Follow-up Exams, Acupressure, Reiki, Touch Therapy, Lymphatic Drainage, Massage Therapy, and Detox Massage. She practices Contemporary Homeopathy as well as Complementary and Alternative Medicine Nursing.
Director - Victoria Goldsten

Victoria Goldsten, HD, PhD, LMT, LPN, BSN
Certified Complementary and Alternative Medicine Nurse
Certified Manual Lymphatic Drainage Massage Therapist
Doctor of Homeopathy (Contemporary Method)
Doctor of Philosophy in Holistic Health
Natural Health Care Nurse
Homeopathic Nurse
Certified Contemporary Homeopathy
Certified Natural Health Practitioner
Registered Health Educator
Registered Integrative Homeopathic Doctor
Registered Holistic Health Doctor
Licensed Massage Therapist (Washington, DC; Maryland)
Nurse Massage Therapist
Clinical Supervisor
Licensed Nurse (Washington, DC; Maryland)
Naturopathic Doctor (Virginia)
Biography
Services
Therapeutic Ultrasound
Stress, the Adrenals, and Physical Illness
Chakra Balancing with Guided Imagery
Voice of America Video
Article: What the experts say
Shadowing Victoria Goldsten
Interviews by Students
Victoria Goldsten's Homeopathic Pain Cream
Skin Rejuvenation
Questions or Appointment Scheduling
Testimonials

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Jen Martinez-Bentley has been in the natural medicine arena for several years, running her own natural remedy stores. Jen teaches Acupressure, Reflexology, Magnetic Therapy, Reiki, Holistic Health, Herbology, and Holistic Nutrition.
Jen Martinez-Bentley

Jen Martinez-Bentley, HD, CIH
Doctor of Integrative Homeopathy
Naturopathic Doctor (Virginia)
Certified Integrative Homeopathy
Registered Health Educator
Registered Integrative Homeopathic Doctor
Registered Energy Healing Bodywork Practitioner
Registered Holistic Health Care Practitioner
Resume
Reiki Master
Acupressure Practitioner
Reflexology Practitioner
Instructor
Clinical Supervisor
Reflexology Video
Questions about classes?
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Jessica Hardy is available for conventional medical exams.
Jessica Hardy

Jessica N. Hardy, FNP
Family Nurse Practitioner
Primary Care Provider
Flyer
IV Nutrient Therapy
Questions or Appointment Scheduling
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Shaundel Knights is available for Colon Hydrotherapy, IV Therapy, and Medical Fasting.
Shaundel Knights ND, LMT
Shaundel Knights ND, LMT
Naturopathic Doctor, Massage Therapist
Flyer
Questions or Appointment Scheduling
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Robert White is available upon request for natural health exams and specialized massage therapy.
Robert White
Robert White, DIM, LMT
Doctor of Integrative Massotherapy
Licensed Massage Therapists
Flyer
Therapeutic Ultrasound
Natural Health Exam
Weight Loss Program
Advanced Therapies
Transformational Bodywork and Hypnotherapy
Manual Therapy for Pain and Injury
Fat Reducing Lypo Massage
Posture Analysis and Orthopedic Massage video
Facial Detox Massage and Acupressure
Myoskeletal Alignment Treatment
Manual Therapy Treatment
Posture Analysis and Treatment
Skin Rejuvenation
Questions or Appointment Scheduling
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Annette is available upon request in Maryland for the natural health exam, lymphatic drainage, and dry needle neural therapy.
Robert White
Annette Fombu, DNP, FNP-BC, AFMCP-IFM
DNP: Doctor of Nursing Practice
FNP-BC: Family Nurse Practitioner, Board certified (Maryland)
AFMCP- IFM: Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice
Holistic and Natural Health Care Nurse
Flyer
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THE PRACTITIONERS

Becky is available upon request for Natural Health Exams, Lymphatic Drainage, Energetic Dry Needle Neural Therapy, Muscle Testing, and Hypnosis.
Shaarona (Becky) Harris

Shaarona (Becky) Harris, CNA, CMT, CNT
Direct Care Worker
Licensed Personal Care Provider/Certified Nursing Assistant/Nursing Technician
Certified Medication Technician
Licensed through the Maryland Board of Nursing
Certificate in Lymphedema Treatment for Nursing Personnel and the Health Care Team
Certificate in Treating Edema with Compression for Nursing Personnel and the Health Care Team
Certificate in Massage for Health Care Practitioners
Certificate in Complementary and Integrative Practices for Nursing Personnel and the Health Care Team
Certified Lymphatic Drainage
Certified Energetic Neural Therapy Practitioner, Muscle Testing Practitioner
Guided Imagery Practitioner, Holistic Health Intern
Under the Direction of the Washington Institute's Licensed Holistic Nurses
Flyer
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Jo Ann is available upon request for Reflexology, Acupressure, Holistic Exams, Aromatherapy, Lymphatic Drainage, and Anointed Touch.
Jo Ann Grace Harley

Rev. Jo Ann Grace Harley, CNA, GNA, CHHP, NT
Master Teacher Practitioner of Divine Anointed Touch
Ordained Minister, Licensed Personal and Geriatric Care Provider
Nursing Technician, Certified Holistic Health Care Practitioner
Certificate in Massage for Health Practitioners
Under the Direction of the Washington Institute's Licensed Holistic Nurses
Flyer
Questions or Appointment Scheduling
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Beth is available for holistic exams and lymphatic drainage in Maryland.
Beth Adams

Beth Adams, RN, BSN
Natural Health Care Nurse
Registered Nurse
Holistic Health Care Practitioner
Flyer
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Wil is available upon request for Holistic Health Exams/Consultation, Energy Work, Energetic Dry Needle Neural Therapy, and Muscle Response Allergy Testing.
WIlfredo Lebron

Wilfredo (Wil) Lebron, CMT, CHP, CNT
Certified Medical Technologist, Certified Holistic Practitioner
Master Herbalist, Certified Energy Healer, Registered Allergy Tech
Certified Energetic Neural Therapy Practitioner, Phlebotomy Technician
Flyer
Questions or Appointment Scheduling
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Akeema is available upon request for Natural Health Exams, Holistic Nutrition Consultations, Yoga Instruction, and Aromatherapy.
Akeema Bichali, CNC, CHHP

Akeema Bichali, CNC, CHHP
Registered Health Educator
Doctor's Assistant
Certified Holistic Health Practitioner, Certified Holistic Nutrition Practitioner Level 1 & 2 Certified in Therapeutic Yoga
Flyer
Questions or Appointment Scheduling
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Anabel is available upon request for the Natural Health Exam, Reiki, Intuitive Reading, Aromatherapy Acupressure, Chakra Balancing, Lymphatic Drainage, and Crystal Therapy.
Anabel Arellano

Anabel Arellano, CHHC, CNA, NT, GNA, CMT, HLT
Registered Health Educator
Certified Holistic Health Care Practitioner
Direct Care Worker
Licensed Personal Care Provider/Certified Nursing Assistant/Nursing Technician
Certified Medication Technician
Licensed through the Washington, D.C. and Maryland Boards of Nursing
Under the Direction of the Licensed Holistic Nurses
Certificate in Massage for Health Care Practitioners
Certified Lymphatic Drainage
Certificate in Treating Edema with Compression for Nursing Personnel and the Health Care Team
Certified Reiki Practitioner
Shamanic Practitioner
Certified Holistic Laboratory Technology
Flyer
Questions or Appointment Scheduling
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Ranjana is available upon request for the Holistic Exam, Energy Work, and Reflexology.
Ranjana Pandey

Ranjana Pandey CHHP, CRM, CRP, NT, NA, MT
Direct Care Worker
Licensed Personal Care Provider/Certified Nursing Assistant/Nursing Technician
Certified Holistic Practitioner
Certificate in Massage for Health Care Practitioners
Certified Reiki/Holy Fire Practitioner
Certified Reflexology Practitioner
Ophthalmology Medical Assistant
Master's in Sociology
Certified Lymphatic Drainage
Certified Medication Technician
Under the Direction of the Washington Institute's Licensed Holistic Nurses
Flyer
Questions or Appointment Scheduling
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Lise is available upon request for Ayurvedic Health Exams, Marma Chikitsa (Acupressure) Sessions, Tanmatra Chikitsa (Subtle Therapies) Sessions, and Lifestyle and Ayurvedic Diet Recommendations and Support.
Lise Stevens, CAHC

Lise Stevens, CAHC
Certified Ayurvedic Health Consultant and Practitioner
Flyer
Components of the Ayurvedic Health Exam
Questions or Appointment Scheduling
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Innocent K. C. Chukwu is available upon request for Holistic Health Exam, Reflexology, and Acupressure.
Innocent K. C. Chukwu

INNOCENT K. C. CHUKWU, B.Sc., MSc., CNHP
Certified Holistic Health Care Practitioner
Certified Nutritional Consultant
Board Certified Colon Hydrotherapist I-ACT
Reflexology/Acupressure Practitioner
Weight Loss Management Consultant
Flyer
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Carol is available upon request for Energy Work, Hypnotherapy, Acupressure-Reiki, Intuitive Life Coaching, and Intuitive Meditation sessions.
Rev. Carol "Anadi"  Richardson

Rev. Carol "Anandi"Richardson, M. Div., M.P.H.
Mind-Body-Spirit Coach and Mystic Healer
Energy Healer, Life Coach, Meditation Classes
Acupressure-Reiki Practitioner, Hypnotherapist
Registered Energy Healing Bodywork Practitioner
Flyer
Distance Healing
Life Coaching Video
Energy Therapy
Meditation Video
Blog
Questions or Appointment Scheduling
Testimonials

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Sara is Available upon request for Deep Tissue Massage, Geriatric Massage, Lymphatic Drainage, Neuromuscular Massage, Oncology Massage, Pregnancy Massage, Swedish Massage, and Reiki.
Sara Minter, LMT

Sara F Minter, LMT
Licensed Massage Therapist
Flyer
Questions or Appointment Scheduling
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Steven is available upon request for Iridology Exams, Nutritional Consulting, and Meridian Autonomic Testing.
Steven Galloway, CNP

Steven Galloway, CNP
Certified Nutritional Practitioner
Meridian Autonomic Testing Specialist
Iridology Specialist
Flyer
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Lennox is available upon request for Acupuncture, Cupping, Moxibustion, Electrical Stimulation, and Tui Na.
Lennox V. Morris

Lennox V. Morris L.Ac.
Licensed Acupuncturist
Flyer
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Matt is available upon request for nutritional consultations.
Matt Flotto, MS

Matt Flotto, MS
Registered Health Educator
Nutritional Consultant
Flyer
Questions or Appointment Scheduling
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Merline is available upon request for acupuncture, ear candling, herbal consultations, chakra balancing, and nutritional analysis.
Merline Sahsonya Melvin, L.Ac, Dipl. Ac

Merline Sahsonya Melvin, L.Ac, Dipl. Ac
Licensed Acupuncturist
Laser Therapy, Nutritional Lab Testing, Chakra Balancing, Aromatherapy, Ear Candling, Herbology
Flyer
Questions or Appointment Scheduling
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David is available for Acu-Reik, Life Coaching, and Hypnotherapy session.
David R. McCrady, CRM, ACH
David R. McCrady, CPC, CRM, ACH
Life Coach
Certified Reiki Master
Acupressure Practitioner
Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapist
Certified Professional Life Coach
Flyer
Questions or Appointment Scheduling
Testimonials
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Tammi is available upon request for Swedish, Deep Tissue, Lymphatic, and Pre-Natal/Pregnancy massage.
Tammi C, LMT
Tammi C, LMT
Licensed Massage Therapist
Flyer
Questions or Appointment Scheduling
Testimonials
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Laura is available upon request for Cranio-Sacral Therapy, Swedish Massage, Therapeutic Massage, Lymphatic Drainage, Deep Tissue Massage, Thai Massage, Pampering Papaya Facial, and Sandalwood Sublime Facial.
Laura Lopez Rodriguez, LMT
Laura Lopez Rodriguez, LMT
Licensed Massage Therapist and Aesthetician
Flyer
Questions or Appointment Scheduling
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Anna is available for massage and bodywork services upon request at our Maryland locations.
Anna Pritchard, RN, LMT
Anna Pritchard, RN, LMT
Registered Nurse, Licensed Massage Therapist
Flyer
Questions or Appointment Scheduling
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Nadia is available upon request for the following types of massage/bodywork: Swedish, Deep Tissue, Prenatal, Reflexology, Sports, Hot Stone, Cellulite, and Lymphatic Drainage in Maryland.
Nadia Faucher, LMT
Nadia Faucher, LMT
Licensed Massage Therapist
Flyer
Questions or Appointment Scheduling
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Pam is available for Skin Care and Wellness Consultations.
Pamela Lee Goldsten
Pamela Lee Goldsten, EMT-B-IV, BA
Arbonne Independent Consultant
Arbonne Skin Care Order Form
Critical Care Tech
Flyer
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Laura is available for Reflexology and Chakra Balancing upon request.
Laura Boyle, MPH, CRP
Laura Boyle, MPH, CRP
Certified Reflexologist
Certified Reiki Practitioner
Chakra Balancer
Flyer
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Alison is available upon request for Swedish Massage, Geriatric Massage, Lymphatic Drainage, and Oncology Massage.
Alison Dinardi, LMT
Alison Dinardi, LMT
Licensed Massage Therapist
Fees and Services
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Pam is available upon request for Swedish, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Therapeutic Massage, Reiki, and Geriatric Massage in Maryland.
Pamela A. Taylor, RMP, BCTMB
Pamela A. Taylor, RMP, BCTMB
Registered Massage Practitioner
Certified Reiki Practitioner
Fees and Services
Questions or Appointment Scheduling
Testimonials
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Lisa is available upon request for the following services remotely: Spiritual Life Coaching, Reiki, Shamanism, Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), Guided meditation, and Group Healing Sessions.
Lisa Wilder
Lisa Wilder
Spiritual Life Coach, Master Energy Healer
Certified Meditation Facilitator, Usui Reiki Master, Pranic Healer
Certified Emotional Freedom Technique Coach
Shaman of Lakota Traditions
Fees and Services
Questions or Appointment Scheduling
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Jamie is available for Natural Health/Herbal Consultations and Bioenergitic testing upon request.
Jaime Boswell
Ms. Jaime Boswell, CHHP
Certified Holistic Health Practitioner
Herbal Consultant
Certified ZYTO Balance Biocommunication Scans
Fees and Services
Questions or Appointment Scheduling
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Tiffany is available upon request for lymphatic drainage and reflexology.
Tiffany Miles
Tiffany Miles, PCP, CHHA
Direct Care Worker
Licensed Personal Care Provider/Certified Home Health Care Aide/Nursing Technician
Licensed through the DC Board of Nursing
Under the Direction of the Licensed Holistic Nurses
Trained in Massage for Health Care Practitioners
Certified Lymphatic Drainage
Fees and Services
Questions or Appointment Scheduling
Testimonials
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Stacee is available for Energy Work, Reiki, Chakra Balancing, Yoga Sessions and Meditation upon request.
Stacee Finkelstein
Stacee Finkelstein E-RYT 500
Certified Reiki Practitioner
E-RYT 500 Yoga Instructor
Experienced Registered Yoga Instructor
Chakra Balancer
Fees and Services
Questions or Appointment Scheduling
Testimonials
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Gaynor is available upon request for Deep tissue, lymphatic drainage, Craniosacral Therapy, Pregnancy Massage, Oncology Massage, and Scar Release Therapy.
Gaynor Bourgeois, LMT
Gaynor Bourgeois, LMT
Licensed Massage Theraist, Craniosacral Practitioner, Oncology Massage Therapist,
Certified Pregnancy Massage Therapist, Certified Lymph Drainage Therapist
Fees and Services
Questions or Appointment Scheduling
Testimonials
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Amy is available upon request for Stretch Therapy Session, Health and Fitness Consultation, Personal Fitness Training, Nutrition Plan for Weight Loss, Post Rehab Training, Aquatics Therapy, and Sports/Competition Specific Training.
Amy D. Wenhold CPT, CNS, CHFI, CST
Amy D. Wenhold CPT, CNS, CHFI, CST
Certified Health and Fitness Professional
B.S. Kinesiology
Certified Personal Trainer
Certified Nutrition Specialist
Certified Health Fitness Instructor
Certified Stretch Therapist
Fees and Services
Questions or Appointment Scheduling
Testimonials
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Jandel is available upon request for the following services: Swedish massage, Integrative massage, Aroma Therapy massage, Therapeutic massage, and Lymph system massage in Maryland.
Jandel Benjamin, LMT
Jandel Benjamin, LMT
Licensed Massage
Therapist Board Certified
Services and Fees
Questions or Appointment Scheduling
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UPON REQUEST PRACTITIONERS

The following practitioners are available at The Institute on an as needed basis. Call The Institute for your personal request.

Christian is available upon request for Holistic Health Consultation, Nutrition Consultation, Acupressure, Visualization & Guided Imagery (Mind-Body Connection), Reflexology, Herbal Detoxification, Homeopathic Detoxification, Energy Healing, Touch Therapy (Reiki), Spiritual Healing and Natural Weight Loss.
Christian

Christian Otado Mbulu, CHHP, CHES, BS, MPH, CPT, CNA
Certified Holistic Health Practitioner
Licensed Personal Care Provider/Certified Nursing Assistant/Nursing Technician
(Licensed through the Maryland Board of Nursing)
Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)
Certified Psychiatric Technician/Mental Health Counselor
Bachelor of Science (Biology)
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Candidate: Doctorate in Public Health (DrPh)
Detoxification Program
Services & Fees
Testimonials

Christian is showcasing cocoyam leave at the back of his house in Igbodo, Nigeria. Other plants on the background includes African white yam on the right sprawling up the tree; on his left are plantain trees; in-front of him are cassava plants. Picture courtesy of Ifeoma Christine Mbulu; December, 25, 2018.
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Markell is available for Bach Flower and Metaphysical Intuitive Consultations upon request.
Markell Miller

Markell Miller
Certified Bach Flower Practitioner
Metaphysical Intuitive Consultations
Services & Fees
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Liza is available upon request for Cranial Sacral Stillness Work.
Liza Borodkin

Liza Borodkin
Energy Work Practitioner
Services & Fees
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Nikki is available upon request for Reiki, Vibrational Healing, and Sound Healing.
Nikki Curry, CRP

Nikki Curry, CRP
Certified Reiki Practitioner
Vibrational Energy Healer
Services & Fees
Questions or Appointment Scheduling
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Camilla is available upon request for Reiki, Holistic Consultations, and Acupressure.
Camilla Easley

Camilla Easley, RN, CRP, CAP
Holistic Health Practitioner
Doctor's Assistant
Natural Health Care Nurse
Fees and Services
Facial Detox Massage and Acupressure
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Ramzi is available for Acupressure and Reflexology treatments upon request. Spanish speaking clients welcome.
Ramzi Hatoum,  REHBP, CRP, CAP

Ramzi Hatoum, REHBP, CRP, CAP
Registered Energy Healing Bodywork Practitioner
Certified Reflexology Practitioner
Certified Acupressure Practitioner
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