Naturopathy Homeopathy Acupuncture Massage
Beth Laughlin, ND
Dr. Beth Laughlin graduated from Southwest College Naturopathic Medicine with honors and has been practicing medicine in Fairbanks Alaska since 1999. She has been trained in nutrition, herbal medicine, homeopathy, physical medicine and counseling to help treat the whole person. She has been trained in NAET (allergy treatment), Neural therapy, Pleomorphic treatments, and Microcurrent therapy. She has continuous interests and frequently attends classes in environmental medicine, hormonal health, and preventing chronic inflammatory disease such as heart disease and chronic fatigue syndrome. She diligently works towards the goal of creating a community of heath care practitioners coming together providing natural medicine to the community of Fairbanks. Her personal interests are cooking, gardening, hiking, and being with her family.
Suzette Mailloux, ND
Dr Suzette Mailloux received her bachelor’s degree in biology and chemistry from UAF and her doctorate in naturopathic medicine at National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) in Portland Oregon. During her clinical years at NCNM Dr Mailloux interned at multiple Portland community clinics that provided care to underserved populations including homeless and at risk youth. She also completed a specialty internship in women’s medicine under Dr Kimberly Windstar. After graduating, Dr Mailloux completed a yearlong residency in family medicine at the Alaska Center for Natural Medicine.
As a family practitioner Dr Mailloux welcomes men and women of all ages into her practice. Dr Mailloux uses a variety of treatments that include herbal medicine, vitamins, minerals and nutritional support, homeopathic remedies, amino acid support, and lifestyle counseling. Her naturopathic license allows her to order lab work and imaging, and to perform physical exams. She is a strong supporter of integrative medicine, and is happy to work with your medical doctor.
Dr Mailloux strives to treat each patient as a whole person rather than a set of symptoms and diagnoses. Long lasting wellness is only achieved when we address the cause of disease rather than the symptoms.
· Women’s health and hormonal balancing
· Adrenal and thyroid gland dysfunction
· Food intolerances
· Digestive health ranging from heartburn to ulcerative colitis
· Neurotransmitter testing and the use of amino acid therapy and supplements to treat anxiety, depression, addiction, ADHD, and autism spectrum disorders
Paula Kunkel, DAOM, L.Ac.
Paula Kunkel, DAOM, L.Ac.
Ms. Kunkel holds an AB degree from Occidental College in Psychobiology with a minor in Asian Studies, as well as an AAS in Medical Laboratory Technology from Anchorage Community College. She received her Master of Traditional Chinese Medicine degree from the Northwest Institute of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, pursuing extensive training in both acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. She was certified as a massage therapist prior to attending her acupuncture training and has pursued training in many other areas of interest including sonapuncture, meditation, spiritual evolution, and hands on energy techniques. Ms. Kunkel was a microbiologist/virologist and medical laboratory technologist for many years prior to delving into holistic health practices. She obtained her Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine degree (DAOM) in Clinical Integrative Reproductive Medicine in March of 2012 from Yosan University (Los Angeles). She is Board member and Fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine and a member of Acupuncturists Without Boarders, as well as the Alaska State Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture Association (TAOMAK).
Olivia Foote, LPC
Olivia Foote is a lifelong Alaskan and Alumni of the University of Alaska Fairbanks. She received her bachelors degree in psychology, her masters in community counseling, and is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She has worked with many populations including children, adolescents, and adults within group, family, and individual sessions. She utilizes a holistic, strength based approach that focuses on empowering patients to reach their identified goals and finding wellness in all areas of their lives. She currently is accepting new patients 13 years and older and has experience treating a variety of mental health issues including anxiety, depression, attention-deficit disorders, addiction, issues with regulating emotion, and women’s health issues. She specializes in the treatment of trauma and utilizes Brainspotting to help people process past trauma and overcome the negative emotions and pain that often accompany these experiences. In her leisure time she enjoys making art, playing guitar, cooking, and spending time with her family and friends.
Wendy Hooker, NCTMB, CAMT
Wendy graduated from Advanced Training Systems massage program in 2000 and became nationally certified in 2001. She went on to create and run the massage program at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital for seven years increasing her interest in working with people living with cancer. She took advanced training with Gayle MacDonald in working with cancer patients as well as taking basic Reiki and Healing Touch. Wendy recently finished her training and is certified in Advanced Myofascial Techniques working to relieve pain by allowing more movement and fluidity to the body.
Peg Schaffhauser, RPT
Peg has practiced physical therapy in Alaska for over 30 years. Prior to coming to Alaska she was a PT in Switzerland and New England. She has extensive experience with pediatric motor development, craniosacral therapy, and myofascial release. In addition, the study of posture and the effects of misalignment have been an increasingly important part of her work in the last 10 years. She values the art of therapeutic presence and a holistic perspective with her clients, regardless of their age. Integrating therapeutic movement into every day situations to reduce stress within the body, encourage healing, and improve function is central to Peg’s practice of physical therapy.
Leslie Markham, NCTMB
Leslie works in a biodynamic style utilizing trigger point therapy, Reiki, CranioSacral, Swedish/deep tissue. Her intuitive approach accommodates the healing of the patient.
Laurie Walton, NCTMB
Laurie is a Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork and has been practicing Massage Therapy in Fairbanks since 1997. Her training includes classes in Muscle Release Therapy, CranioSacral Therapy, Healing Touch, Infant Massage Instructor and Alchemical Hypnotherapy. Laurie is excited to incorporate her recent training in Acutonics into her practice . This powerful modality uses sound to deeply relax and release stress and tension from the body and mind allowing for deep relaxation and release.
Laurie uses her varied skills to craft a treatment that supports your individual needs. She can also be reached at SpruceWind Healing Arts.
Barb Carlin, CMT
Barb is a Certified Massage Therapist and has been practicing for over 20 years in Fairbanks. She practices Craniosacral Therapy, Visceral Manipulation and Swedish Massage.
Becky Spear, RN, HNC
Becky is a registered nurse with 35 years of experience caring for people of all ages.
Nancy Therrell, CHT
Nancy is a Certified Hydro Therapist Technician. She has worked closely with patients and clinical staff to provide advanced treatments for the digestive system.