Meredith Mulhearn

Meredith is the founder of Cucumber and Chamomile LLC and a member of the National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP).  She is a Certified Nutrition Therapy Practitioner and graduate of  Nutrition Therapy Institute in Denver, CO. Prior to her nutrition therapy studies, Meredith earned a BA from Wake Forest University and an MA from New York University.
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Meredith’s office is located in the heart of Ridgefield, CT. In 2014, she received the prestigious NANP Going Up Award for a member in professional practice for three years or less who has already begun to obtain visibility, success and distinction in their business.

Gail Christie, RMT


Gail Christie is a Holy Fire II Reiki Master Teacher and owner of Joyful Living Reiki. Holy Fire II Reiki is a highly refined healing energy that contains elements of purification and guidance and comes from a place of pure unconditional love. It provides deep relaxation, awakens a person’s own ability to heal and allows one to reconnect with the joy in life. Gail is committed to compassion, health and joy and helping other people find them through Reiki.
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Gail has a degree in psychology and sociology from the University of Connecticut and received her master level certification in Usui/Holy Fire II Reiki Ryoho from William Lee Rand, founder of the International Center for Reiki Training (ICRT). Her Reiki practice follows a career in conference planning, graphic design and being a grandmother, as well as a lifelong spiritual journey.
Gail teaches Reiki certification classes, provides individual Reiki sessions and holds workshops both in Stamford, CT and at Cucumber & Chamomile Restorative Living in Ridgefield, CT. She is a member of the International Association of Reiki Professionals and the ICRT Membership Association. She also provides Reiki healing energy to hospice patients as a volunteer for Caring Hospice Services of Stamford.

Usui/Holy Fire II Reiki Master Teacher
Call (203) 979-0918 for an appointment

Shannon Marzella

Shannon Marzella is passionate about helping people connect with their body, mind, and spirit. Shannon is a Reiki practitioner, and she has offered private and group Reiki healing sessions for over five years. She also shares her love for restorative yoga through gentle classes that open the body and mind. She teaches guided meditation and relaxation techniques for both children and adults.
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Her background in special education has also led to her passion for offering meditation, yoga, and Reiki to children with special needs. Shannon has led women’s groups since 2011, including SpiritualiTea, WILD Woman New Moon Circle, and Reiki Meditation Circle. Shannon also combines her professional life coaching certification with clear intuitive guidance as an Intuitive Coach. The focus of her work is to relax your body and ease your mind so that you can lead a happy, healthy, fulfilling life!

Dr. Jason Barker

Dr. Barker


Dr. Barker strives to treat patients with the best of alternative and conventional care based on personalized treatments that focus on restoring and balancing the health of the individual.
Dr. Barker graduated from Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington.Dr. Barker received his undergraduate degree B.S. in Nutrition and Food Sciences from the California State University of San Bernardino.
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Bastyr University is recognized as the top school for Naturopathic medicine in the United States. The Princeton Review describes Bastyr University as a fully accredited naturopathic doctor (ND) program that is internationally renowned for its rigorous curriculum, comprehensive clinical training program and leading-edge research. The University continues to be at the forefront of developing the model for 21st-century medicine. While at Bastyr University Dr. Barker spent two years in the Bastyr University Center for Natural Health Clinic treating infants to the very mature patients. He was also the first male practitioner to be accepted at the Seattle YWCA City Clinic, treating low-income, homeless and abused women.
Phone: 203-295-4362

Tesa Baum, CHP, RM

Tesa Baum

Tesa Baum is a holistic wellness practitioner offering hypnotherapy, shamanic healing, and reiki energy healing. Tesa’s passions are sharing tools that can lead to improved well-being and increased happiness. Her goal is to educate, empower, and help people understand the mind-body and spirit connection through hypnosis and the healing powers of reiki.
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Tesa offers private hypnosis programs for weight loss, stress, smoking, changing habits, goal achievement, and more. Tesa loves when people learn about natural ways they can find peace, balance, purpose and inspiration in their life. Tesa’s gentle and grounding approach allows people to strive for optimal health and a well rounded, stress-free life.
Tesa Baum, CHP, RM
Certified Hypnotherapy Practitioner
Usui/Karuna Reiki Master
Shamanic Healing Practitioner
Access Consciousness Bar Method Practitioner

Marisa DelMonaco, BA, LMT, HHC, CNT

Marisa’s mission is to help clients understand what steps they need to take in order to be healthy, knowledgeable and motivated. Through education, evaluations and exercises she can help clients with any health issue they are experiencing.  She helps clients uncover where they are stuck and working to resolve resistances to meaningful changes. She has a method that goes step by step and incorporates a learning model that meets on a regular basis to optimize results. She works both with groups and individuals.
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Marisa DelMonaco, BA, LMT and Certified Nutritional Therapist, Certified Emotion Code, graduate of the Institute for Integrated Nutrition.  She has studied, holistic health for many years encompassing meditation, relaxation and personal growth work.  Nutrition and wellness are a focus of her life and studies. She graduated from the Florida School of Massage  She is licensed Massage Therapist  practices various forms of massage therapy including deep tissue, sports massage and Upledgers’s Craniosacral Therapy, Reiki, and emotional release techniques.


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