Katie will welcome you into the office with her warm smile. She has worked as an administrative assistant since the opening day of OC Whole Family Wellness. She was born and raised in Orange County and is a Southern California girl. Her love for the holistic approach to medicine began when she was young and came from growing up in a family with a lot of home remedies. She pursued that interest by attending Loyola Marymount University and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology. She took that further by attending Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine for two years. Her main interests lie in herbal medicine and nutrition, but with a deep love for spirituality and a well-roundedness sense of healing. After taking a break from her education, she worked at Acacia Natural Health in Arizona for two years in a practice that centered on women’s and children’s health. She is just starting out on her career in holistic medicine and looks forward to not only helping people that enter OC Whole Family Wellness, but to learn as much as she can from the amazing group of practitioners that work here.
Her sweet and kind disposition will make you feel welcome and at home here at OC Whole Family Wellness. If you need anything from our clinic, Katie is the person to go to.
Michelle Newell is a native Texan, but has called California home since 2010. She has always been passionate about the way people communicate and interact with each other and this led her to Sam Houston State University, where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology. She believes in empowering everyone to respect and honor their own path and to find inspiration within themselves.
Michelle worked with Mary McPherson of Awoken Life Brainwave Optimization for the past 5 years and is a licensed technologist of Brainwave Optimization. She can answer any questions you have about this technology and introduce you to this wonderful holistic treatment available in our office.
Michelle is also a certified Sound Healer and loves employing singing bowls and tingshas to encourage relaxation and mindfulness.
In addition to her professional talents, Michelle is a mother of two adventurous children and married to an avid hiker. You can find her exploring the local hiking trails or simply being out in nature enjoying its gifts in her free time.
Michaela was born and raised in Northern California but fell in love with Southern California’s beaches and warm weather. She now calls San Clemente home. Her interest in holistic nutrition began several years ago when her mom became ill with Multiple Sclerosis and later cancer. This journey led her to attend the Nutritional Therapy Association in Bend, Oregon where she graduated with a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner certificate. She plans to continue her education by pursuing her bachelor’s degree in Holistic Nutrition. Michaela is passionate about helping others and always willing to discuss health, nutrition and exciting new discoveries in the field. In her free time she enjoys cooking healthy recipes, grocery shopping and getting outdoors with her husband. Life Coaching
Angel Therapy®/ John of God Crystal Light Treatments/ Past Life Regression
Stacey is a Southern California native with a deep love and passion for holistic wellness. She believes in the infinite healing capabilities of the body, mind and spirit and is so happy to work alongside you throughout your health journey. Stacey is an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (ERYT) and when she’s not welcoming patients at OC Whole Family Wellness, she’s teaching yoga classes throughout Orange County. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Concordia University and is currently working towards becoming a certified Yoga Therapist. While you’re in the office, feel free to ask her any questions about yoga, stretches, meditation, essential oils, or where to find the best Mexican food in Orange County. On the weekends, you can find Stacey taking road trips with her husband, making dream catchers or curled up with her cat and a good book.
Christina was born in Las Vegas, Nevada but has lived in Southern California for most of her life. In 2002 she received her BA in Communications from Cal State University Northridge. After becoming a mom in 2010 her desire to know more about holistic nutrition grew as her son had some health issues develop at a very young age. She decided to really focus on his nutrition and over time his issues went away. This discovery led her on a journey to Bauman College in 2015 where she obtained her Nutrition Consultant Certificate. Her passion for nutrition grows daily as she loves trying new recipes and staying current on health and nutrition related topics.
When Christina is not busy raising her 2 energetic boys you can find her reading a novel, running at the beach or practicing yoga.
Karlie was born and raised in Orange County, California. She is extremely passionate about holistic wellness and the self healing capabilities of the body. She has a deep love for nutritional healing and is currently working towards her Bachelor’s of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics. As a certified reiki master, channeler, and spiritual guide she focuses primarily on light work and energetic healing practices to support others on their paths to enlightenment. In her free time she enjoys reading at the beach, tending to her garden, and creating new recipes in her kitchen!