The practitioners include psychotherapists, midwives, parent consultants, childbirth educators, homeopaths, naturopathic doctors, doulas, reiki and massage therapists and life coaches. All are highly experienced in areas specific to families through the reproductive years.
“We offer a wide range of services to parents and their babies and hope to make families and area doctors aware of this available local, holistic network available,” says Gena McCarthy, RN, MFT, a perinatal psychotherapist and founder of the network. “We are a referral network who know each other’s work well and have confidence in the integrity of each practitioner’s services. “
In addition to McCarthy, other psychotherapists in the network are: Kimberly Kerlin, MFT, and Meri Levy, M.A., CLE. The Reiki and massage therapists are Meg Sullivan, RN, Reiki Master, CIIM, and Linda Almond-Nichols, who is also an aesthetician. Both are certified Infant Massage Instructors.
The network also includes: homeopath Myra Nissen, CCH, RSHom(NA); midwife, Lael Stimming; parent consultant, Tosha Schore, M.A.; life coach Gina Bartiromo, M.A., L.E., and naturopathic doctor, Tara Levy, ND.
MT. DIABLO FAMILY RESOURCE NETWORK
Mt. Diablo Family Resource Network is a group of holistic practitioners dedicated to the support and growth of families from pregnancy through parenthood. The group came together to provide local and accessible holistic services for the Mt. Diablo and Lamorinda areas. The network has a resource directory providing contact information for each practitioner.
For more information, visit http://mtdiablofamily.com.