At HeartLight Wellness, Dr. Irene Dougherty and Dr. John Brady treat you in a warm, caring home-like atmosphere, just like other country doctors before us. Our motto is "We Change Lives, One Patient at a Time," and you are our top priority.
If you are tired of 'factory doctors' who rush you through short appointments, then you'll love HeartLight Wellness where we treat you with genuine care and respect and take the time to get to know you and understand your unique situation and needs.
DR. IRENE DOUGHERTY, D.O.M., M.Ac., L.Ac., Dipl.Ac., LDHS
DR. IRENE DOUGHERTY, Doctor of Oriental Medicine
is a Certified Chinese Herbal Medicine Doctor
and earned a Master's of
Acupuncture (M.Ac.) in Five Element Acupuncture from the Maryland
University of Integrative Health in Laurel, Maryland. She is
a certified Diplomate of Acupuncture (Dipl. Ac.), a considerable achievement awarded by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM), and is a Licensed Acupuncturist (l.Ac.) in
states including New Mexico, Iowa, Minnesota, Maryland.
CERTIFIED ACUPUNCTURE SPECIALIST: Dr. Dougherty is the only Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico acupuncturist holding a Master's Degree in FIVE ELEMENT ACUPUNCTURE.
Five-Element Acupuncture is highly specialized and usually practiced by a select group of highly trained Doctors of Oriental Medicine who graduated from one of only two certified Five Element Acupuncture universities.
Dr. Dougherty is also New Mexico's only certified GOLD practitioner of the late Dr. Richard Tan's BALANCE METHOD OF ACUPUNCTURE (see Patient Reviews for results of Five Element and Balance Method Acupuncture), and has over ten years of post-graduate education, academic and professional certificates.
CERTIFIED DIGESTIVE HEALTH SPECIALIST: HeartLight Wellness's Dr. Irene Dougherty is also a distinguished graduate in the of the Loomis Food Enzyme Institute and is a certified Loomis Digestive Health Specialist (LDHS).
CERTIFIED ALLERGIST: Dr. Dougherty is Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico's premier Allergist using NAET Allergy Elimination Techniques.
INTEGRATED TREATMENT APPROACH: Dr. Dougherty now partners with her husband, Dr. John Brady, Ph.D., C.Ht., CCMP., to integrate acupuncture, allergy elimination, digestive healing, and therapeutic relaxation for all their patients.
DR. JOHN A. BRADY, Ph.D., C.Ht., CCMC
DR. JOHN A. BRADY, Ph.D.,
earned an M.S. and Ph.D. in Applied Psychology from the
Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, and holds a B.S. and MBA in Business Management from California Polytechnic
State University, San Luis Obispo, California.
CERTIFIED MEDICAL HYPNOTHERAPIST: Dr. Brady is a Certified Medical/Dental Hypnotherapist (C.Ht) by the International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association and one of the few accredited practitioners of therapeutic relaxation in Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico.
CERTIFIED CHANGE MANAGEMENT COUNSELOR: Dr. Brady is also
Certified Change Management Counselor (CCMC) that assists patients and clients with their
self-improvement, interpersonal communication, and
relationships. In a career spanning over thirty-five years, he has been a trusted counselor to thousands of clients, including many of America's top Chief Executives and individuals seeking meaningful change in their lives and relationships.
Dr. Dougherty and Dr. Brady are a wife/husband team that integrates acupuncture, allergy, digestive, and therapeutic hypnosis for all their patients in Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico. This innovative combination of therapies provides patients with the very best in safe, drug-free, effective healthcare. We use the Proven Power of:
FIVE-ELEMENT ACUPUNCTUREFIVE-ELEMENT ACUPUNCTURE - LONG-TERM HEALTH - Five Element theory identifies the causative factor for disharmony in the body and gets to the source of the patient's health complaint. This acupuncture therapy treats a wide range of health issues such as chronic fatigue syndrome, and other chronic pain caused by fibromyalgia, arthritis, back and neck injuries, side effects of cancer treatment, headaches, nerve pain, post-surgical pain, sports/ski injuries, etc. A series of therapy treatments can assure long-term healing.
BALANCE METHOD ACUPUNCTURE
LOOMIS ® DIGESTIVE HEALTH
NAET® ALLERGY ELIMINATION TECHNIQUES
THERAPEUTIC RELAXATION and HYPNOTHERAPY
WELLNESS & LIFESTYLE WORKSHOPS
BALANCE METHOD ACUPUNCTURE - IMMEDIATE PAIN RELIEF - The Balance method relieves pain in a single treatment. It is rooted in the concept of healing the body by balancing the body's meridians. This powerful therapy provides instant pain relief with a minimal amount of hair-thin needles to restore the body's natural balance.
LOOMIS ® DIGESTIVE HEALTH THERAPY - RESTORED DIGESTIVE HEALTH - HeartLight Wellness's Dr. Irene Dougherty, Doctor of Oriental Medicine, is a distinguished graduate in the of the Loomis Food Enzyme Institute and was certified as a Loomis Digestive Health Specialist (LDHS) in 2004. Since then Dr. Dougherty has helped hundreds of patients with chronic Gastrointestinal conditions manage and eliminate digestive disorders.
NAET ® ALLERGY ELIMINATION TECHNIQUES - BE ALLERGY-FREE - NAET ® (Nambudripad's Allergy Elimination Techniques) is a non-invasive, drug-free, natural solution to alleviate allergies of all types and intensities using a blend of selective energy balancing, testing and treatment procedures from acupuncture, nutritional, and kinesiological disciplines of medicine.
THERAPEUTIC RELAXATION & HYPNOTHERAPY - LIVE STRESS-FREE - Scientific research by Harvard Medical School and the Mayo Clinic indicate that therapeutic relaxation and hypnotherapy reduces stress and anxiety before, during and after medical and dental procedures. At HeartLight Wellness of Santa Fe, we use both hypnotherapy and acupuncture together in one synergistic treatment that accelerates and deepens healing. Synergy means 1 + 1 = 3, so in essence, you get three times the healing power using hypnotherapy and acupuncture together.
COSMETIC ACUPUNCTURE - NON-SURGICAL FACIAL REVITALIZATION AND REJUVENATION - HeartLight Wellness FacialPlus™ Non-surgical Acupuncture Rejuvenation is a natural, non-surgical, drug-free way to improve your skin and is almost half the cost of Botox! Cosmetic Acupuncture improves facial appearance by reducing fine lines and wrinkles, toning sagging facial muscles, and invigorates dull, aging skin. Treatments promote the circulation in the face and promote collagen production for increased muscle tone and elasticity.
HEARTLIGHT LIFESTYLE WORKSHOPS - ENHANCED RELATIONSHIPS AND PERSONAL GROWTH - HeartLight Workshops are uniquely designed to empower individuals, couples, and groups to significantly improve physical, mental, emotional wellness, and improve interpersonal relationships and communication. Workshops are friendly, informal, casual, warm and welcome venues made up of people like you who enjoy good company and solid common sense ideas that enrich your life and make it more satisfying.
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