Who We Are
Mary Rieger, holds a Master of Acupuncture degree from the Tai Sophia Institute (formerly the Traditional Acupuncture Institute), in Maryland. She is certified and licensed to practice acupuncture in the District of Columbia and Maryland. Mary was a faculty member and a clinical supervisor at Tai Sophia for 9 years, where she oversaw and guided students with their own clients in their senior clinical phase.
In her practice, Mary also uses her background in mind/body skills such as breathing, relaxation, and visualization. She has a special focus on using acupuncture to enhance fertility and induce labor. She brings great compassion, listening, and humor to her work with clients. She believes that we must caretake our whole being – the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual parts of us. She is dedicated to meeting people where they are in life, with non-judgment and with a sense of possibility for what life does and can hold for all of us. Mary works with adults, as well as children and teens.
Ruth Anne Keister is a Massage Therapist and Alexander Technique Teacher. She helps people deeply relax and move with ease with classic massage therapy (Swedish and Deep Tissue), as well as private lessons in the Alexander Technique (www.ati-net.com). She graduated from the Potomac Massage Training Institute in 1999 and the Chesapeake Bay Alexander Studies Teacher Training program in 2010. With a lifelong interest in fitness and health, she also offers swiming lessons in the Art of Swimming/Shaw Method – applying the principles of Alexander technique to swimming (www.artofswimming.com) at two pools in DC and MD. In addition to her work at Healing Arts of Capitol Hill, Ruth Anne also works at Crossings, A Center for the Healing Traditions in Silver Spring, MD (www.crossingshealing.com). Ruth Anne is a also student of mindfulness meditation, yoga, and various types of dance, as well as an avid swimmer, cyclist, hiker, and ice skater. You may reach Ruth Anne via phone or email: 202-544-9389 x6 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Josh Greene is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) certified to practice independently in the District of Columbia. He received his MSW from Syracuse University in 1994, and he has been working with adults, couples, and children challenged by symptoms of Depression, Bi-Polar Disorder, anxiety/panic attacks, substance abuse, and other diagnosable mental illnesses for the past 13 years. He provides clinical supervision to other professionals in addition to providing therapy, and he has helped guide the system of service delivery to people living in the District of Columbia as the current Clinical Director of a Core Service Agency of the Department of Mental Health. Josh uses a straight forward eclectic approach, rooted in Solution-Focused Therapy, to assist people in achieving their full potential.
Amy Hunter is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) who earned her Masters of Social Work degree at Boston University in 1995. Amy currently works at ZERO TO THREE, a national organization that supports the well-being of infants, toddlers and their families. Amy has served as a National Head Start Fellow at the Office of Head Start for two years and was the mental health manager to a large Head Start program for eight years. Amy has experience providing reflective supervision, consultation, and therapy to children, families, and adults who have experienced trauma, depression, relationship difficulties, parenting struggles, grief, stress and anxiety. Amy has strong listening skills and uses a strength-based supportive approach to assist individuals to gain increased understanding of their experience and make meaningful change in their lives. You can contact Amy on her cell phone at 617-571-6390 or email .
Janet Brown is a licensed massage therapist practicing in the District of Columbia. She attended the 1000-hour massage therapy program at the Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage in Syracuse, NY. She graduated valedictorian of her class in June 2004. She is certified in Aromatherapy for Massage and Fertility Massage. She is also a Certified Prenatal Yoga instructor.
Integrating different modalities and healing arts into massage is an important part of her work. Since all people are not the same, their path to healing should be just as unique. Janet incorporates Swedish, deep tissue, aromatherapy, hydrotherapy and Eastern techniques into her practice. In addition to her massage practice she also offers private workshops in fertility, infant massage and learning to eat healthier. She enjoys working with people in their quest for balance and health.
Visit Janet's web site: www.integrativehealthmassagetherapy.net.
Tricia McCauley earned her masters of science in herbal medicine from the Tai Sophia Institute. She is also a graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, and is certified as a health coach through the American Association of Drugless Practitioners. Severe food allergies began her exploratory journey with food and cooking almost 20 years ago. Finding alternate foods and learning to cook with brand-new staples taught Tricia a great deal about self-care and patience, and made her a self-taught expert on dietary transitions.
As a health coach, Tricia believes you are unique. She trains her clients to be detectives, discovering the foods and lifestyle choices that truly nurture each individual. As an herbalist, she uses teas, tinctures, and powders to compliment and enhance the shifts her clients make toward vibrant health. Visit Tricia’s web site at www.nutriciaconsulting.com.