Coaching Services

TrueNorth Health Coaching Services

TrueNorth Health Coaching Services offers you an opportunity to speak directly with a healthcare professional about any health-related topic you choose.

You now have easy access to TrueNorth Health healthcare professionals.
Our health educators understand the challenges you face and are happy to provide advice and support, and help you design a health plan that fits your needs.

You can benefit from TrueNorth Health Coaching Services if:

  • You are a patient of one of our doctors or healthcare providers and would like a follow-up consultation.
  • You are not currently a patient but would like to consult with one of our doctors or healthcare providers about a medical issue you are dealing with.
  • You want help from a TrueNorth-endorsed provider to understand results or recommendations given to you by another provider.
  • You have concerns about treatments that have been prescribed for you and would like to know if there are any alternatives.
  • You would like help formulating questions or requests for your current doctor.
  • You need support, advice or encouragement about how to maintain your healthy lifestyle while dealing with challenges at home or at work.


Scheduling a consultation is quick and easy.

  • Review the list of healthcare professionals below and click “Schedule a consultation” next to the one who best meets your needs.
  • Follow the prompts to schedule the day and time of your consultation.
  • Pay for your consultation.
  • Please complete your Medical Health Questionnaire via the link that will be sent in your confirmation email so we can prepare for your consultation.


TrueNorth Health Coaching Services: Frequently Asked Questions


Mary Zittel, PA-C

Mary Zittel is a Physician Assistant with experience in internal medicine and primary care. Mary obtained her Bachelor of Science degree studying a pre-medical curriculum at Canisius College earning Summa cum Laude distinction. She then went on to earn her Master of Medical Science degree in Physician Assistant studies from Yale University School of Medicine where she graduated top of her class along with Summa cum Laude distinction and induction into the National Honor Society for Physician Assistants.

Csilla Veress, ND, LAc

Dr. Veress is a naturopathic primary care doctor who also holds degrees in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. In addition to her role as an attending doctor, she also offers treatment in acupuncture and craniosacral therapy. Her experience researching alternative cancer treatments and utilizing naturopathic techniques to educate patients about ways to stimulate the body’s ability to heal itself is the foundation of her practice.

Anthony Streutker, M.D.

Dr. Streutker is an attending physician with nearly 20 years of experience in Primary and Urgent Care Medicine. He is licensed by the Medical Board of California and maintains certification in advanced cardiac life support.

Chris Rhule, PA

Chris Rhule is a U.S. Navy veteran and physician assistant with over 15 years of experience in cardiovascular medicine and surgery, in both the US and Canada. Chris earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Minnesota with Summa Cum Laude distinction. He then went on to pursue a Master of Health Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut, where he graduated with honors in 1999. Chris has worked as a respiratory therapist, physician assistant, and cardiothoracic surgery PA. He also served 4 years as the National President of the Canadian Association of Physician Assistants.   

Peter Sultana, M.D.

Dr. Sultana is a board-certified family physician who focuses on health evaluation and promotion with a nutritional medicine approach. He has more than 20 years of experience using medically supervised, water-only fasting as a pathway to optimum health, and is a certified Natural Family Planning Medical Consultant.

Frank Sabatino, D.C., Ph.D.

Dr. Frank Sabatino is the past Health Director of the Shangri-La Natural Hygiene Institute, the Regency Health Spa in Hallandale, FL, the Ocean Jade Health Retreat in Lauderdale by the Sea, FL and  the Balance for Life Health Retreat in Deerfield Beach, FL,  where he cared for  and inspired thousands of people over the past 40+ years on the benefits of a plant-based lifestyle including whole food plant nutrition (without added salt, oil or sugar), health rejuvenation, stress management, therapeutic fasting and detoxification.

Natasha Thompson, ND

Dr. Natasha Thompson is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and clinical researcher for the TrueNorth Health Foundation. She is passionate about informed medical decision-making and patient autonomy, and she considers herself a “medical conservative”, a term coined by John Mandrola, M.D. and colleagues in their paper “The Case for Being a Medical Conservative”, published in The American Journal of Medicine. She appreciates the logical challenge of helping patients navigate complex medical decisions involving risk/benefit analysis, by interpreting the available scientific evidence. Dr. Thompson specializes in weight loss, binge eating disorder, women’s health, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, digestive disorders, and herbal medicine. 

Sahmla Gabriel, MUDr.

Dr. Sahmla Gabriel is a clinical researcher for the TrueNorth Health Foundation. She received her bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from Texas Women’s University. During her undergraduate studies, she researched stability of DNA telomeres, an important path in understanding longevity. She was also selected to participate in a competitive undergraduate research program at MD Anderson Cancer Center.  She later went on to pursue a medical degree from the First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. While in Prague, Dr. Gabriel worked as researcher for the Institute of Immunology. 

Justin Wise, ND (Independent Practice)

Dr. Justin Wise is a Naturopathic Doctor who focuses on medically supervising water-only fasting, using natural practices to improve healthspan, and guiding patients to manage technology to their benefit.


Please review this important information.
This is a health education service only. It is not, and is not intended to be, medical treatment or recommendations for medical treatment. The actual medical treatment must come from your physician.

  • Telephone or video consultations do not replace the need for seeing a doctor in person.
  • TrueNorth Health educators cannot diagnose or prescribe medications, treatment, or testing procedures by telephone.
  • TrueNorth Health educators can provide general information that may need to be reviewed and approved by that person’s own physician.
  • Consultations are not considered to be medical advice or diagnosis. 
  • Although payments are non-refundable, if you reschedule with 24 hours' notice, your payment will be transferred in full to your new appointment.
  • The cost of TrueNorth Health Coaching Services is not covered by health insurance or Medicare.