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- COUNSELING -


 

Peninsula Care Consultants
Peninsula Care Consultants
360.633.4366 | Email | Website

We are Certified Care Managers, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, and Your Local Aging Life Care Professionals™ serving seniors and their families on the Kitsap Peninsula.  We provide comprehensive care management to elders throughout the aging journey to ensure our clients receive the right care at the right time to maintain the highest quality of life achievable for them based on their individual values, desires, and needs.  


We welcome the opportunity to provide personalized, attentive, and compassionate care management services to you or your aging loved one.


Our specific areas of focus include: Health Care - medical advocacy, patient navigation, attending appointments, decision making, and communicating with medical providers; Aging in Place - finding supportive in-home help, maintaining quality of life, accessing resources, increasing safety and security, housing transitions and relocations; and, Emotional Support - elder counseling, support for caregivers, developing family solutions, and navigating end of life care.


Peninsula Care Consultants are committed to providing our clients with the highest quality care management, with knowledgeable, dedicated, compassionate, and personal service at affordable rates.


Contact Janis Medow, LICSW, C-ASWCM at 360.633.4366 for a free 15-minute consultation.

 


 


Janis Medow
Janis Medow
MSW, LICSW
360.633.4366 | Email | Website

Janis Medow provides holistic counseling for aging adults, caregivers and families. With a strong background of over 35 years in mental health and medical social work, she has worked with individuals across the lifespan in community settings including agencies serving children, families and adults, hospitals and hospice. In her private practice at Satori Well Being Center, she offers clients support and guidance dealing with the challenges and opportunities of adult development in the second half of life. Areas of focus include life transitions, conscious (positive) aging, life review, living with illness, palliative care, grief and loss, and resiliency.


Janis listens deeply to client’s concerns.  She brings extensive experience in finding practical, realistic solutions to help people cope with and adjust to complex, difficult and painful situations.  She also holds space for introspection and reflection as individuals examine the timeline of their lives, identifying the circumstances, resources, losses, strengths and achievements that have influenced their path to selfhood.


 

Janis brings expertise and training in attachment theory, Jungian and depth psychology, human development, family systems, mindfulness and psycho-spirituality to her work. Whether you are struggling with issues as a caregiver, mourning losses associated with your own or a loved one’s health, or afraid of what lies ahead as your elderhood advances, Janis is available to assist and encourage you on your journey to find comfort, peace, healing and even gratitude and joy as the mystery and uncertainty of life unfolds.


Call 360.633.4366 for a free initial phone consultation. 



 


Kim Burke - Butterfly Hug Therapy
Butterfly Hug Therapy
Kimberly "Kim"
Pennybrook she/her pronouns
LICSW
253.372.2412 | Email | Website

Kimberly Pennybrook (she/her) holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Southern California (2013) and a Master’s Degree in Education (1989). She is a Mental Health Professional, a Child Mental Health Professional, and a Transgender Specialist. Kim works with children, adolescents, and adults who experience trauma, depression and anxiety, relationship issues, suicidality and self-harm, anger, parenting struggles, life transitions and adjustments, and nonbinary/transgender issues. 

 

Kim draws from a variety of theories and therapies, including DBT, EMDR, and CBT, to meet the individual needs of each client. Kim’s therapeutic orientation is to support each client in setting and obtaining their goals. She believes life can be better with healthy expression of emotion, stress management, problem solving, clear and assertive communication, attending to thinking patterns, large doses of self-compassion, and processing trauma. Kim will stimulate your ability to heal and assist you in finding inspiration to create a healthy and satisfying life.



 

 

Maia Jacoby Psychotherapy
Maia Jacoby she/her pronouns
MSW, LICSWA

360.930.9107|Email


Maia is a psychotherapist providing individual counseling to adults who are in need of support. Maia welcomes clients seeking personal growth, navigating significant life changes, experiencing grief, anxiety, depression, and trauma. Maia focuses on building a solid therapeutic relationship and creating a safe and non-judgemental space to explore clients' needs and goals. Maia's approach is holistic and client-centered; she draws from various theories and tools and believes therapy can be a creative and collaborative experience. She hopes to empower and encourage individuals on their journey to healing. 


Maia holds an MSW from New York University. She is committed to continuing her education and growing in her expertise. She has previously worked as a psychotherapist in community mental health and with MCS Counseling Group in Silverdale, WA. 


Contact Maia today at 360.930.9107 to get started.

 

 


 

- CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY -


Toshiko Kondo LMP, Poulsbo, WA USA 98370 360.265.1794
Toshiko Kondo
LMP
360.265.1794
| Email

 Toshiko’s natural sincerity is reflected in her work and the attitude she brings to her work.  Cranio-sacral therapy is a subtle but powerful approach to core issues. The therapy works on multiple levels:  physical, emotional, and spiritual.  Ideally, we would all be balanced. Toshiko brings her love of aikido into all aspects of her life, thereby supporting the discovery of inner strength and wisdom. Her work assists clients who wish to connect inner and outer in their quest for health and improved quality of life.Cranio-sacral therapy can be helpful for those who cannot have other types of massage due to discomfort relating to pain or physical awkwardness.  Her touch is very gentle and the work is performed with the client fully clothed and draped with a sheet or blanket. Because cranio-sacral work is gentle, it can be beneficial for accident victims where movement or touch could aggravate pain.  Cranio-sacral work also relieves stress by unraveling the trauma.  It also supports the immune system. Toshiko is also trained in structural integration.  She has often seen excellent results by combining cranio-sacral work with structural integration.  The results tend to last longer and act at a deeper level.Toshiko listens with an open heart, is deeply respectful, and has an instinctive desire to protect all beings.

 


 

- HYPNOTHERAPY | ENERGY WORK | LIFE COACHING -

 

Cheryl Tjulander - Poulsbo Healing Oasis

Cheryl Tjulander (she/her)
Traditional Usui Reiki master teacher/practitioner
Licensed massage therapist
Owner of Poulsbo Healing Oasis
LMT
(MA60936505)
360.682.0035 | Email | Website

Energy Healing
• Provides symptom relief for body, mind, emotion and spirit.
• Supports grief, anxiety and major life transition.
• Promotes deep relaxation and improves sleep.
• Activates your innate healing ability.
• Balances chakras and releases energetic blocks.
• Raises energetic vibration and intuitive ability.
• Guided meditations and spiritual support can be included, if desired.

Free 15 minute phone consultations (zoom consults available with advance notice).
In person energy healing sessions are offered with client fully clothed, lying on a massage
table (with optional heat) or sitting in a chair if that is your preference.
Remote sessions are available from anywhere, via phone or zoom.
All healing modalities are based on love, light and compassion with optional blessing and
spiritual support.

Energy Healing modalities:
Usui Shiki Ryoho: the system of Reiki first brought to the western world by Hawayo
Takata from Dr Mikao Usui in Japan.
Chakra Balancing: Balancing energetic flow and releasing blocks which can help relieve
undesired symptoms and improve physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well being.
Light Weaving: A non-linear approach to intuitive healing determined by your soul and
spirit guides.

All energy healing sessions are of 1 hr duration.

Combo sessions are also available at 90 minutes or more. Therapeutic Lomi Massage
(Hawaiian massage modality with an energetic component) + Reiki energy healing.
See separate entry under massage & manual therapy).
For more info, current rates, and to book an appointment or consult see Website.

 

- MASSAGE & MANUAL THERAPY -

 

Toshiko Kondo LMP, Poulsbo, WA USA 98370 360.265.1794
Toshiko Kondo
LMP
360.265.1794
|Email

Toshiko possesses a very warm and loving energy. She offers a relaxing and therapeutic combination of Swedish massage as well as Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release technique, Shiatsu and Reflexology.
Additonally Toshiko has completed 2 yrs.of intensive training in CranioSacral Therapy with Ursula Popp LAc., VCST.
This type of work is benefitial to overcome physical, emotional, and spiritual issues at a core level. It can help you in identifying your areas of trouble and it is extremely balancing in assisting you to connect with your own health and well being. CranioSacral Therapy is also good for those unable to receive massage due to health conditions. It is also recommended for accident and trauma victims as well as an effective stress reliever.
Toshiko is a graduate of the Port Townsend School of Massage.

 



Christine Tressel LMP, Poulsbo, WA USA 98370 360-779-6812
Christine Tressel
LMP
Call or Text 360.473.7336

Christine is a massage therapist who uses a responsive approach in her work, taking into account both the physical and emotional aspects of treatment. She believes in the body's ability to communicate on many levels and designs every massage based on the body's needs. Christine's touch is intuitive and she sees her work as collaboration based on mutual trust and respect. Every massage is unique, balanced and transformative. Direct, pleasant, and flexible, she brings competence and commitment to her work. Coming from a farming and art background, Christine brings her pursuit for a healthy lifestyle into her practice. Her therapeutic work focuses on assessment, treatment and a deeper knowledge of anatomy. Her training includes Swedish, Deep Tissue, Orthopedic Massage, Strain Counterstrain and Myofascial Release. Integration of this broad spectrum of approaches allows your session to be both satisfying and effective, reaching energetic and physiological levels.Strain Counterstrain is not only an immediate release technique, but is also based on the body’s own signals, and is extremely gentle, following those signals for precise and therefore more complete healing. Including treatments for every major structure in the body, this allows Christine to make accurate assessments, locating the most important area of need. Course of treatment may be completed in one or two sessions or over a longer period as needed.
Fees are 60 minutes,/$100, 90min/$150.

Washington State Massage Practitioner MA60530843


 

 

Cheryl Tjulander - Poulsbo Healing Oasis
Poulsbo Healing Oasis
Cheryl Tjulander (she/her)
LMT

360.682.0035 | Email | Website

Spiritually Grounded Therapeutic Lomi Massage, Hot Stone, Hydrotherapy & Reiki Energy Healing for Chronic Pain, Stress & Anxiety Relief for Every BODY
.Cheryl is a licensed massage therapist and Reiki master on a mission to help provide relieve and support for your chronic pain, stress and anxiety. She suffered with debilitating daily chronic pain and the resulting stress and anxiety for years, so she understands the
struggle. Finding relief from massage therapy, she was able to begin to enjoy living again. Now she’s passionate about helping others find relief so they too can live a more peaceful and joyful life.

Working in the Healing Arts most of her life, Cheryl completed massage school back in 1998, then took a detour when she moved to Ecuador. For 20 years she worked as a caregiver for those living with dementia and nearing end-of-life and used gentle
compassionate touch to provide comfort to her clients. In 2018 she completed the clinical massage program at Northwest Academy for the Healing Arts in Tacoma for a refresher and received her Washington state massage license (MA60936505). Cheryl began
studying Lomi and Traditional Healing Arts of Hawaii under the lineage of Aunty Margaret Machado in 2018 when she was still in massage school. This has become the foundation of her work and she’s continuing advanced study. She completed Reiki Master
training in 2019 and helps people with all types of chronic pain, stress and anxiety, but has a special interest in working with low back and hip pain.Therapeutic Lomi massage addresses body, mind, emotion and spirit. An optional non-denominational blessing is offered for those who wish it before every session. This Big Island style of Lomi has a problem solving component and a very gentle approach, but can still be deep and specific as needed to address the problem. Cheryl has completed the required training in Washington state to offer chest/breast massage and this can be included after proper discussion and consent during intake. The session can be very
clinical and targeted to specific areas or very gentle and relaxing to help relieve stress and anxiety, or it may be a little of both.

Free 15 minute consultations are available over the phone and in person. Your comfort is always top priority with sessions being flexible and customized to each and every client. Both massage and energy work are able to be received fully clothed if desired. You can
end or change anything during your session at any time for any reason. A thorough 30 minute intake is scheduled for your first visit to go over all your information and develop a mutually agreed upon approach that will help you meet your goals. Poulsbo Healing Oasis
pricing is by session length (call/see website for current price). There are never any add on fees. All tools, therapies and modalities available can be used according to need. No tips are accepted.

Growing up in Kitsap county, Cheryl is proud to call the beautiful Pacific Northwest home. In her spare time she likes to go hiking and backpacking with friends, meditate, hang out with her cool cat Ferbie and spend as much time possible in the great outdoors where
you’ll find her walking barefoot, hugging trees and communing with Father Sun, Mother Earth and Spirit.Satori Well Being Center offers gender neutral restrooms. There are 8 steps to reach Poulsbo Healing Oasis’ office. If you need accommodation, home visits are offered within 5 miles of Satori (subject to availability) or Cheryl can refer you to a nearby fully accessible office. Se habla Español.



 

- NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE-

 

Dr. Matt Baran-Mickle
Dr. Matt Baran-Mickle ND

360.209.5585 | Email | Website

Dr. Matt Baran-Mickle is a naturopathic physician providing integrative primary care and specialty care services. His approach is relationship-oriented, focusing on education - he wants to know who his patients are, what motivates them, and for them to understand their health journey and the rationale behind each treatment approach.

Dr. Matt is trained in the use of multiple natural approaches for medical management. He uses botanical (herbal) medicine in the Western herbal tradition, taking advantage of herbs' favorable side effect profiles and effectiveness for many conditions. Diet and nutrition are a cornerstone of his approach, combined with the appropriate use of vitamins, minerals, and compounds found in food and plants (nutraceuticals). He uses physical medicine to address physical/orthopedic concerns, often in the treatment of acute and chronic pain or discomfort, incorporating soft tissue treatments, joint mobilization and manipulation similar to chiropractic care, hydrotherapy, and osteopathic techniques. Counseling is woven into every visit, encompassing social and emotional support as well as education and strategizing in partnership with his patients. He is licensed to prescribe and manage most pharmaceuticals and integrate them when appropriate into a holistic treatment approach.

Dr. Matt currently accepts some insurances and has self-pay rates available. Current insurance contracts include Premera, LifeWise, and First Choice Health Network (including Kaiser PPO plans). He will begin taking Regence in Fall 2022.


 

 

Dr. Anna Sitkoff ND

Dr. Anna Sitkoff ND
253.354.4020
| Email
|
Website

Dr. Anna Sitkoff is a naturopathic primary care and specialty care physician. She has a rich background in botanical medicine, mycological medicine, diet and nutrient therapy, lifestyle medicine and pharmaceutical management. She practices patient-centered care which focuses on shared decision making between herself and her patients. Dr. Anna believes that the more she understands about her patients and their lives, the more she can help them. Developing these relationships is the most important part of her practice. 

Dr. Anna accepts some insurance and has self-pay rates available. Current insurance contracts include Blue Cross Blue Shield (Regence, Premera and others), LifeWise, and First CHoice Health Network.

 

 

 

 


 

 

- NUTRITION -

Emily Bell
Emily Bell

MS, CN
360.626.6026
| Email
|
Website

Emily of Peacefully Nourished is excited to partner with you as you consider how nutrition can support and revitalize your life. Emily’s approach utilizes intuitive and mindful eating principals as over the years she has found this to be the most successful and long term way to achieve your nutrition goals. Using up to date, scientific information Emily will empower you to make choices that are appropriate and will strengthen your body. She works to create an environment where you can improve your health, relationship with food, and your relationship with your body. As a mother of three young children, Emily understands how challenging eating healthy while managing a hectic schedule can be and specializes in working with pregnant/nursing mothers and families. She also has extensive experience working with eating disorders and partners with various other providers in the area to create a team approach. Emily does powerful work to help normalize eating habits and create peaceful nourishment for those she has the opportunity to work with. Emily received her Bachelors of Science from the University of Washington, her Masters of Science in Nutrition Education from California State University, Chico, and is a Certified Nutritionist in the State of Washington. She accepts most major insurance plans. Areas of expertise: Eating Disorders, weight management, child and family nutrition.

 


 

Knapp Nutrition - Sophie Knapp

Sophie Knapp 
MScN, CN, CNS Candidate
503.713.8683 | Email | Website

Sophie created Knapp Nutrition to help you get healthy in a way that aligns with your values while using evidence-based eating & lifestyle choices that address the root cause of your ailments.

 

There's no one-size-fits-all approach to wellness. That's why she specializes in uncovering your unique nutritive needs & helps you establish eating & lifestyle practices to get you feeling your best while resolving the root cause of your health issues & preventing disease.  


A history of preventable, chronic illness in her family, her own gut health struggles, & a desire to improve athletic performance brought Sophie to the world of nutrition. While walking her personal holistic healing path, she found the most profound symptom relief came from whole food nutrition & a mindful lifestyle with lots of joyful movement. Experiencing the magic firsthand, Sophie recognizes that food & lifestyle have tremendous power to heal the body & also create a strong foundation for preventing disease & maintaining long-term health. 

 

Sophie is a Certified Nutritionist in Washington State with a Master's degree in Holistic Nutrition. Her education includes a Bachelor of Science in Human Physiology from the University of Oregon where she gained a strong foundation in understanding anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, cell physiology, organ systems, & how the body adapts to stress. Following her studies at UO, Sophie went on to achieve her Master of Science in Nutrition from the National University of Natural Medicine. Her graduate education was steeped in hands-on food as medicine kitchen experience, understanding our deep connections with food, the individuality of nutritional needs & applying this in a clinical setting, the importance of a holistic approach, & how nutritionists have the power to address & prevent chronic disease for individuals & communities. 

 

Sophie is currently a CNS Candidate and will become a Certified Nutrition Specialist in the near future, a credential involving numerous required nutrition & science courses, 1000 supervised experiential hours, & a rigorous standardized test all overseen by the American Nutrition Association

 

A life lived at full vitality isn't just what Sophie teaches, it's what she embodies. When she's not celebrating the delicious flavors of healthy food in the kitchen or nerding out on the most recent nutrition research, you can find her nature bathing, climbing a rock, surfing a wave, exploring a new artistic medium, or moving intentionally through a breath-driven yoga practice.

 



 

 

 

 

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