Intake Process and Practice Options

Discovery Call


We use this phone call to answer your questions and determine if our services matches your needs.

Our root cause evaluation and brain balancing program is particularly suited for individuals who are seeking exceptional service and who will fully participate in care.

New Patient Application


In this step, you will have the opportunity to review and agree to our patient policies. Once we have decided to embark on the journey to healing, we will send you a link to our patient portal.

Intake Questionnaires


In the patient portal, you will create an account and complete health questionnaire forms so that we can learn more about you and what services you will need. After you complete these questionnaires, we will schedule your first appointment. 

Initial Visit


This visit, which may last 2 to 3 hours, is our opportunity to get to know each other. This  will begin our collaborative relationship.

We will review the intake questionnaires and any previous medical records or lab results that we have received. We will discuss with you your goals and determine diagnostic testing and treatment options as detailed below. We will start neurotransmitter precursor therapy trialing with amino acids.  We will refer you to psychotherapy services if needed. We will focus on giving you the tools to start your journey towards brain health and a lasting recovery.​

In light of COVID-19, all visits will be conducted over telehealth.

Prevent Relapse and Reduce Cravings with Root Cause Evaluation and Brain Balancing

4 months

Our goal is to provide you with the highest level of  patient centered care. We ask for a long term commitment from our patients, as time is required to see changes in brain chemistry, aid in relapse prevention, and sustain a brain-healthy lifestyle. Our approach includes functional medicine testing of your digestive tract, evaluating for metabolic, hormonal, and mineral imbalances and creating a comprehensive plan to address brain and body dysfunction.

For enrolling in our practice, you will receive the following services: 

  • 3 hours with MD  for follow-up appointments. These visits will focus on review of lab results and your response to dietary, medication and nutrient supplementations.

  • Collaboration with your other practitioners, psychologists, therapists etc.

  • Up to 8 hours with health coaches/educators

  • 10% discount physician grade supplements

  • Direct access to physician via online portal

Decrease Withdrawal Symptoms with Medications and Neurotransmitter Precursors

Many patients may require an additional level of service depending on the level of complexity of their use disorder and until symptoms and controlled-medication use have stabilized. 

Tier 1: 

Daily monitoring

This plan is for patients who are actively detoxing from alcohol or drugs and is in need of daily check-ins, per American Society of Addiction Medicine guidelines. This is a highly intensive program.

Daily check-ins with MD

Cell phone access to  MD

E-mail access to MD 

Tier 2: 

3x/week Monitoring

This plan is for patients who are in need of controlled substance prescriptions and tri-weekly visits. Most patients will start here. 

2-3x/week check-ins with MD

Cell phone access to MD

Email access to MD

Tier 3: 

Weekly monitoring 

This plan is for patients who require symptom management and monitoring during the initial phase of treatment and recovery. 


Weekly check-in with MD

E-mail access to MD