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At HeartLight Wellness, Dr. Irene Dougherty and Dr. John Brady's motto is "Changing lives, One Patient at a Time," and they will listen to your needs, and treat you with genuine care and respect.

Dr. Dougherty and Dr. Brady treat adults, kids, and families in a warm, caring, home-like setting, and we take the time to get to know you and understand your unique situation and needs.

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DR. IRENE DOUGHERTY, Doctor of Oriental Medicine (DOM), is a Certified Chinese Herbal Medicine Doctor and earned a Master's of Acupuncture (M.Ac) 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 four states including New Mexico, Iowa, Minnesota, Maryland.

CERTIFIED ACUPUNCTURE SPECIALTIES: Dr. Dougherty practices FIVE ELEMENT ACUPUNCTURE, and has over ten years of post-graduate education, academic and professional certificates. She is also New Mexico's only certified GOLD practitioner of the late Dr. Richard Tan's BALANCE METHOD OF ACUPUNCTURE FOR INSTANT RESULTS (see Patient Reviews for results of Five Element and Balance Method Acupuncture).

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 clinic.

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.

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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 M.S. in Organizational Development 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 MASTER LIFE COACH: Dr. Brady is also Certified Master Life Coach (C.MLc.) who 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.

SEMINAR AND WORKSHOP LEADER: Formerly a key presenter at AT&T’s Executive Education Center, Dr. Brady has traveled nationally and internationally presenting personal growth and leadership seminars and workshops for his company John A. Brady & Associates (www.johnbradyconsultants.com). His emphasis has been on building sustainable personal and business relationships, and he has reached thousands with his simple and effective solutions to personal and organizational challenges.

Dr. Brady is a popular speaker and the author of several books including Danger or Opportunity: The Greatest Little Book Transformation Book You’ll Ever Read, The Tao of a Leader, Communicating for Change, Moving Beyond the Barriers to Change, Culture Shift.  John has also collaborated with many authors and renowned speakers such as Stephen Covey, Robert W. Terry, Kenneth Blanchard Ph.D., Spencer Johnson M.D., Lawrence M. Miller, John Naisbitt, Denis Waitley, Larry Senn, Ph.D., John R. Childress, and others in the development of their material.
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Fee-for-Service healthcare provider. HeartLight Wellness of Santa Fe is a fee-for-service healthcare provider meaning payment is due at the time of treatment. We accept cash, debit card, and credit card payments.

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FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT (FSA) and HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNT (HSA) payments - HeartLight Wellness of Santa Fe welcomes payment from your FSA and HSA accounts. We provide the the patient with proper proof of treatment forms with the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) / Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes so that patients can substantiate their payment. We recommend you consult your plan for payment instructions prior to your treatment.

INSURANCE - For patients with health insurance, we still require payment at time of service. We do not process insurance claims, however we do provide the proper proof of treatment forms with the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) / Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes so that patients can submit their own claims to their insurance carrier or health plan for reimbursement. We strongly recommend that you check with your insurance provider to determine how best to submit your claim for reimbursement.


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