The Staff at TrueNorth Health Center

Doctors

Alan Goldhamer, D.C.

Dr. Goldhamer is the founder of TrueNorth Health Center, a state-of-the-art facility that provides medical and chiropractic services, psychotherapy and counseling, as well as massage and body...

Doug Lisle, Ph.D.

Dr. Lisle has been the clinical psychologist at the TrueNorth Health Center for over 30 years. He has published numerous articles in the scientific literature. He is the co-author of...

Michael Klaper, M.D.

Dr. Michael Klaper graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago in 1972. He served his medical internship at Vancouver General Hospital in British Columbia, Canada and...

Peter Sultana, M.D.

Dr. Sultana is a board-certified family physician. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 1996. He holds a dual degree in Art History and Physics from Fordham...

Erwin Linzner, D.C.

Dr. Linzner completed his undergraduate training at the California State University, Los Angeles. He then went on to graduate Magna Cum Laude and as class valedictorian from Western...

Csilla Veress, N.D.

Dr. Csilla Veress is a Naturopathic primary care doctor. She graduated from Bastyr University with her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine and a Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine. Combining...

Alec Isabeau, D.C.

Dr. Isabeau studied at the University of California at Berkeley, prior to graduating Magna Cum Laude from Palmer-West College of Chiropractic. He then completed an intensive in-patient residency...

Jon Sterngold, M.D.

 

Dr. Jon Sterngold has been a practicing physician for 40 years, primarily as a board-certified Emergency Medicine doctor, but also doing preventative and functional medicine. ...

Anthony Lim, M.D., J.D.

Dr. Anthony Lim is a board-certified family physician. He is a firm believer in the power of a healthy, balanced lifestyle to both prevent and treat chronic illness. He has a special interest in...

Peter Raisanen, N.D.

Peter Raisanen is an energetic people person, husband to his adorable wife Katherine, and the eldest of eight children. He is a bicycle tourist, outdoorsman, entrepreneur and Naturopathic...

Cameron O’Connell, N.D.

Dr. Cameron O’Connell is a Naturopathic primary care doctor with interests in longevity, endocrinology, mental and sexual health. Dr. O’Connell hails from Alaska and spent much of her...

Jeff Novick, R.D.

Jeff Novick is truly a unique dietitian and nutritionist. With over 24 years of experience in nutrition, health, fitness and natural living, he offers expert health advice distilled into powerful...

David Goldman, R.D.

David Goldman received his bachelor’s degree from Colorado University (Boulder), where he studied psychology, Spanish, kinesiology, and applied physiology. He earned his master's degree...

Toshia Myers, Ph.D.

Dr. Toshia Myers is a research scientist with more than 15 years of experience. She became fascinated with cellular biology during her undergraduate studies at the Ohio State University and went...

Massage Therapists

Tina Watts

Tina has been providing intuitive, therapeutic bodywork in Sonoma and Marin counties for over 23 years. Her specialty is both Deep tissue and Swedish massage paired up with her own massage style....

Ghazal Sariaslani

Ghazal Sariaslani started working as a massage therapist at TrueNorth Health in 2010. She also works as a surgical technician for two different prominent plastic surgeons in the San Francisco Bay...

Stephen Starkweather

Stephen Starkweather has studied massage therapy since the 1980s, and his specialties include Swedish, deep-tissue, and Shiatsu. His approach in both massage and hypnotherapy is compassionate and...

Brian Tierney

Brian Tierney has been at TrueNorth since April 2013 and has been a Certified Massage Therapist since 1999. He specializes in the Rolf Method of Structural Integration and Craniosacral Therapy....

Veronika Lenzi

Veronika “Ronnie” Lenzi joined TrueNorth in the summer of 2014. She found out about TrueNorth as a patient of Dr. Goldhamer’s when his practice was in Rohnert Park; and she has...

Teachers

Becka Kelley: conscious eating teacher

Becka’s passion is to support people emotionally in transitioning to, maintaining, and thriving on a plant-based diet. She does this by offering a weekly workshop on conscious eating, a...

Liz Sinna: personal trainer

Liz Sinna is a personal trainer certified by the American Council on Exercise and the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America and has been training since 2004. Liz’s athletic experience...

Mary Northey: meditation and yoga teacher

Mary Northey, RYT brings a unique blend of mindfulness meditation and yoga to individual sessions, groups, and workshops. Her warm spirit and compassionate heart welcome all to this practice. She...

Katie Mae: cooking instructor

Katie Mae is a nutritionist and culinary instructor at TrueNorth Health. She’s been teaching weekly cooking classes at TrueNorth since 2011, and it’s still one of the highlights of her...

Alese Jones: yoga and meditation teacher

Alese Jones began teaching yoga and meditation at TrueNorth Health Center in 2011. At that time she had moved from South Florida, where she had been teaching yoga for over 20 years, to Sebastopol...

Cathy Fisher: cooking instructor

Cathy Fisher has taught weekly cooking classes at TrueNorth Health Center since 2010. She is the creator of StraightUpFood.com, a website offering recipes and information on eating a whole-food,...

Ramses Bravo: executive chef & cooking instructor

Ramses Bravo is the executive chef at TrueNorth, and notes, “I came from a regular chef’s world where butter, cream, red meat and pizza flowed daily and freely, so this was not the...