Practitioners

unnamed-1Christine Keller, L.Ac, Dipl.O.M.
Christine graduated with a Master’s of Science degree of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the AmericanAcademy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Roseville, Minnesota. She is a licensed acupuncturist as well as a board certified herbalist. She holds the Diplomate in Oriental Medicine certification from the National Committee for the Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). It is her goal to help her patients achieve health and wellness through an all natural and effective approach. This is what drives her passion to help others through Chinese medicine.

Christine’s specialties include:
  • Headaches and Migraines
  • Mental Health: Depression, Anxiety, Stress
  • Pain
  • Women’s health
  • Fertility / Infertility
  • Pregnancy support
  • IUI / IVF support

Christine is an in network provider with Health Partners and Cigna. Please verify your acupuncture benefits under your health insurance plan prior to your appointment to assure your appointment will be covered.

unnamedNick Dougherty M.S., Dipl Ac (NCCAOM), L.Ac
In addition to working at White Lily Acupuncture, Nick also works at the Penny George Institute in Minneapolis. He studied Traditional Chinese Medicine at the American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM) and graduated in 2009 with his Master’s degree in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Nick is currently enrolled in the doctorate program at AAAOM.

Nick came to TCM from his own personal health and wellness struggles as well as his lifelong devotion to the martial arts. It was during this time in which he acquired a deep understand of the inner workings of the body. This passion for knowledge of the human body directly impacts his healing practice.

Nick’s specialties include:

  • Pain management
  • Women’s health and fertility
  • Anxiety and depression

Nick is an in network provider with Health Partners and Cigna. Please verify your acupuncture benefits under your health insurance plan prior to your appointment to assure your appointment will be covered.

Nicki Balian
Nicki graduated from Northwestern Health Sciences University with a Master’s in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She is nationally board certified through the NCCAOM and licensed with the state of MN. Nicki is certified massage therapist, Therapeutic Coach®, and Yoga teacher and has been evolving and refining her craft over the past 15 years.

As a practitioner, she incorporates all her experience and knowledge to provide a holistic, individualized treatment to her patients. With compassion, she remains curious of what it means to heal and experience Wholeness, and what it means to live an empowered, passionate life; full of grace and pure potentiality.

Nicki’s Specialties include:

  • Anxiety, depression or other mood disorders
  • Headaches
  • Fertility/Infertility
  • Woman’s health
  • Musculo-skeletal issues

Nicki is an in network provider with Health Partners and Cigna. Please verify your acupuncture benefits under your health insurance plan prior to your appointment to assure your appointment will be covered.

Meghan Forrest
Meghan Forrest is an experienced acupuncturist with a passion for holistic living. Meghan listens deeply and thinks creatively to help each patient rediscover balance and their own internal healing power. Her healing tools include acupuncture, cupping, tui na orthopedic massage, herbs, and nutrition/dietary therapy. Meghan also draws upon extensive training in Western allopathic and naturopathic medicine to create an appropriate and holistic treatment plan for each patient.
Meghan is licensed by the Minnesota State Medical Board and certified by the National Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). Meghan received her Master of Acupuncture degree from Northwestern Health Sciences University.
Before pursuing her acupuncture degree, Meghan instructed experiential wilderness courses for Outward Bound. During her ten years as wilderness educator, Meghan witnessed too many people limited from living their fullest life due to chronic pain and/or illness. Dietary changes and acupuncture helped her recover from her own struggles with chronic digestive illness, women’s health issues, and pain from chronic injuries. This experience helps Meghan relate with patients and fuels her commitment to finding effective, individualized treatment plans.
Beyond natural medicine, Meghan enjoys outdoor recreation, gardening, keeping honeybees, and spending time with her husband and two children.

At this time, Meghan is an out of network provider with Health Partners and Cigna.

unnamed-2Jennifer Hinz, LMT, RYT
Registered Massage Therapist and Yoga Instructor, Jennifer Hinz is passionate about Holistic Health and Wellness, and is dedicated to creating a positive healing experience through specialized care based on each client’s individual needs. Professional, well-trained, and highly educated, Jennifer graduated with honors from the Massage Therapy Program at The Aveda Institute of Minneapolis. She also holds a B.A. in Psychology from Argosy University in Eagan, and is a Registered Yoga Instructor. Learn more about Jen!

 

 

Jaime McNatt, LICSW, MSW, SSW
Jaime graduated with a Master’s of Social Work degree from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Montana State University. She is a licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed School Social Worker. Jaime specializes in therapeutic services for adolescents and adults and focuses on the unique qualities of the individual, couple or group. Her work is built upon the belief that you can’t get to courage without walking through vulnerability.

Jaime’s specialties include:

• Diagnostic Assessments and individual therapy
• Adolescent Health: Depression, Anxiety, self injurious behavior, refusal behavior, relational concerns
• Women’s Health
• Couples Counseling
• Parenting Support
• Grief Counseling
• Work and Career issues
• Stress Management
• Addiction & Recovery
• Conflict Resolution
• Spiritual Issues
Treatment approaches include strength based, mindfulness practices and cognitive behavioral techniques. Jaime is also trained in DBT, EMDR and yoga calm. Email Jaime here: truenorththerapy@yahoo.com or give her a call at 952-373-1021.

Char Adelmann, Reiki Master, Yoga & Meditation Teacher
Char Adelmann is a wellness provider who specializes in Yoga Instruction, Guided Meditations and Energy Balancing Services, for groups and individuals. She enjoys working with a variety of energy modalities to help relax, heal and rejuvenate the body, mind and spirit. She is a certified Yoga and Meditation teacher with a professional membership in Yoga Alliance, and also a certified Reiki Master. She earned advanced teaching certificates in Intuitive Coaching as well as Hot Power Fusion, Yin, Chair and Restorative Yogas. Char is certified, insured and available to teach Yoga, Meditation and Breathwork to your school, business, or group. Her classes are comprehensive and provide training for all ages and levels.

 

Melissa Olson
Melissa is a Traditional Naturopath, trained at Trinity School of Natural Health and board certified by the American Naturopathic Medical Certification Board and a Bio-Energetic Practitioner. In addition to being a Traditional Naturopath, I am also a wife, mother, yoga teacher, reiki master, gardener, and organic food preservationist. My practice specializes in Homeopathic Weight Release and BioEnergetic Screening.

The possibilities with bioEnergetic screening are endless. Food or chemical allergies, infections, stresses, organ function, or nutritional Deficiencies can all be addressed by scanning your meridian system for resistance. The specific remedies are measured against the clients readings to identify what will balance their system. This can lead to great wellness and symptom relief. Lets build a more vibrant you!

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