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At HeartLight Wellness, our motto is, "Changing lives, One Patient at a Time." Dr. Irene Dougherty and Dr. John Brady genuinely listen to your needs and concerns, and treat you with the old-fashioned kindness, care, and respect your deserve. Patients enjoy the peace and tranquility of HeartLight Wellness's spa-like home office as they are treated for acute and chronic conditions. Each hour-long appointment provides the serenity and relaxation that allows patients' treatments to heal at a deeper level while they decompress, de-stress, and enjoy precious 'me time.'

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DR. IRENE DOUGHERTY, Doctor of Oriental Medicine (DOM), is a Certified Chinese Herbal Medicine Doctor and earned a Master 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.

Red Check v1png CERTIFIED ALLERGIST: Dr Dougherty is Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico's premier Allergist using NAET Allergy Elimination Techniques clinic.

Red Check v1png 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).

Red Check v1png 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).

Red Check v1png INTEGRATED TREATMENT APPROACH: Dr. Dougherty now partners with her husband, Dr. John Brady, Ph.D., C.Ht., C.MLc., to integrate acupuncture, allergy elimination, digestive healing, therapeutic hypnotherapy, and counseling for all their patients.

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DR. JOHN A. BRADY, Ph.D., C.Ht., C.MLc.

DR. JOHN A. BRADY, holds a Ph.D. in Psychology and has been in practice for over thirty-five years including work with hundreds of individuals, corporations, non-profit organizations, conducting rehabilitation work with at-risk youth, and counseling with prisoner serving life without parole.

Red Check v1png CERTIFIED MEDICAL 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.

Red Check v1png 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 forty 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.

Red Check v1png SPEAKER AND AUTHOR: 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, and Overcoming the Barriers to Change.  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. Ask us about our *Special 50% Discount* for patients who commit to five treatments.

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1. HEALTH/MEDICAL INSURANCE - For patients with health/medical insurance coverage 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.

2. FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT (FSA) or 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.


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