Valerie Balandra ARNP, BC is board certified as a psychiatric nurse practitioner as well as a holistic health practitioner. She has been practicing in the field of psychiatric nursing for over thirty years. Valerie takes a functional medicine approach, finding the cause of your problems not just treating your symptoms. Her areas of expertise are psychopharmacology, adrenal fatigue, natural treatments for depression, anxiety, and mood. She has been utilizing neurotransmitter testing and targeted amino acid therapy to identify and treat neurotransmitter imbalances in her full-time practice since it’s inception. She has written numerous articles on natural cures for depression and anxiety and was interviewed on that topic on a national radio health program. NEI Certified, Voted favorite mental health and holistic practitioner!
Dr. Dave is a board certified medical doctor in neurology and psychiatry. He has advanced training in the field of functional medicine and nutritional treatments. Dr. Dave specializes in Psycho-Neuro-Immunology (PNI), a relatively new approach to Diseases of Civilization including most mental disorders. The theory behind PNI is that life and its attendant stressors, combined with your unique genetic endowment and early life experiences, cause progressive imbalances among multiple physiological systems: neurotransmitters, hormones, growth factors, metabolic parameters, and immunity.