MEET OUR TEAM
Empowering you to reach your full potential
No matter who we are, life never stops presenting us with challenges and obstacles. To succeed in life, each of us must overcome these challenges. Fortunately, every one of us has the ability to succeed. We just need the skill. Each one of us holds the key to our individual success. We just need help unlocking it.
Sometimes we lose sight of our abilities and forget the fact that we can succeed if we put our minds to it. Even our skills can be obscured by life’s challenges. But with just a few positive changes, we can each attain incredible success. Here at The Center for Integrative and Functional Health & Wellness, that’s what we aim to do. Our goal is to empower you to realize your abilities, overcome your individual challenges and hurdle your obstacles.
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I believe life is a journey. Along the way, we all are thrown some really amazing things & some really hard & painful things. How we deal & cope with these is what can make the journey a positive challenge. My ultimate goals in providing therapy to clients are to assist them in their ability to cope & deal with what life throws them, the easy & the challenging; & assist them in their own personal growth along their journeys.
I have extensive experience working with adolescents and adults. Some areas of concentration include: ADHD, anxiety, anger management, behavior management, chronic pain, coping skills, depression, grief/loss, relationships, self-injury, self-esteem, and transitions in life. I use a variety of therapeutic modalities and approaches in my work with clients.
I care about what we are going through as a society. I would like to help those going through hard times, anxiety and depression. I have an open and non-judgmental approach and believe we are all in the process of personal growth. We all need a helping hand from time to time. I am here to be that for you if you choose.
Rebecca Lepoff is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 18 yearsexperience in mental health, substance abuse and weight/food issues. She creates a welcoming, supportive, and safe atmosphere for clients to feel comfortable enough to work on their issues. She believes strongly in starting where the client is, and helping them to identify their issues. Rebecca uses a strength-based approach to therapy in order to help clients recognize their own inner strengths, even when they have a hard time seeing some of those positive aspects themselves. She likes to use humor, when/if appropriate, as a way to help clients feel more comfortable and at ease.
Rebecca’s passions include working with people with anxiety, depression, mood disorders, grief/loss, PTSD, addictions, food and weight issues such as stress and emotional eating, food addiction and body image, and life changes/transitions. Rebecca’s interests also involves spiritual self-care, she is trained in regression therapy, which is a form of hypnosis to access past life and between lives experiences to improve and heal current life issues. She is also trained in Reiki, which is a form of energy healing originating in Japan.
Rebecca earned her Bachelor’s degree from Fort Lewis College in 2005 and her Masters of Social Work from California State University in May of 2002.
Yoga & Alternative Therapies
Bharat Kalra is a native of India. He and his family migrated to the United States in 2007. He has over 15 years of wellness experience. Bharat is a licensed massage therapist and Reiki master. His unique healing style comes from his passion to honor the body, acknowledge the mind and to become one with the universe. Bharat offers body, mind and energy healing through his guided meditations sessions, massage therapy and energy work. It is best expressed by his motto “protect enthusiasm,” which he defines as the most important element for individuals to discover the root cause of their issues. Bharat’s innate Eastern philosophy spills over and provides a platform for all to find peace within themselves. His clients leave with a sense of love, peace and clarity in each session. Through this cooperative approach, Bharat is able to share his wisdom and help others achieve their brightest and fullest desires.
Licensed Practicing Counselor, B.S
“I am a passionate, professional counselor who believes that every human has the inner potential to lead acontent, and satisfying life. These are key ingredients for what we call ‘happiness’. However, we all encounter hurdles in our life that stem from physical or mental ailments that can stifle our happiness. However, the good news is that just like the body can be healed our mind can also be healed allowing it to open up to all kinds of wondrous possibilities.
I understand that seeking mental health is difficult for most of us because of the social stigma it carries. In reality it is a biological process just like healing our bodies, with the difference that it is physically obscure and therefore hard to understand. Nonetheless, research has provided us with heaps of modalities that have proved to work in healing us through therapy, counseling, and medications. As a therapist I am genuinely committed to using my knowledge, and passion to provide my clients with the best treatment suitable for their individual needs. I see all people who come to me as respectable humans who harbor the potential to heal themselves so they can lead content and satisfying lives.
I am a licensed social worker with over seven years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults of all ages from a myriad of different backgrounds. I have a Master’s Degree in Social work and a Bachelors Degree in Anthropology and believe in a holistic approach to healing through a variety of treatment methods. Some areas I have concentrated in are: anger management, anxiety, coping skills, depression, grief/loss, and self-esteem.
If you are feeling lost, stuck, or having trouble relaxing and staying in the present moment, I would love to join forces with you to address the root causes and improve your quality of life. My goal as a therapist is to help you gain insight into the relationship between your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors in order to create a roadmap for lasting change. We will collaborate to find what works best for you based on your own unique qualities and strengths. My clients have described me as warm, engaging, and down-to-earth. I love seeing people heal and grow, so if you feel you are ready to make a change and improve your quality of life then please join me.