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Our multi-disciplinary team
offers patients a comprehensive
approach to your health.

Community Collaborators

At Comprehensive Wellness, we work closely with a diverse team of clinicians and providers throughout our community.

Kristin Avicolli, LCSW

Kristin Avicolli, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

(925) 268-0912

Kristin Avicolli is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW, with over 20 years of experience specializing in helping individuals, families, adults, and teens work through the challenges that prevent them from living the healthy and purposeful life they desire.

Brett Beaver, LMFT | Director Therapy Services | Comprehensive Wellness, Walnut Creek, CA

Brett Beaver, LMFT
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Brett Beaver is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 25 years of experience working with children, teenagers, families, adults and couples. From working in both the public health sector, and private consulting, Brett brings a comprehensive range of best practices and processes to both individual therapy and group facilitation. Brett works with individuals and families to identify the genesis of the challenge, jointly developing strategies and interventions that create a path forward. 

Behavioral Fitness

Behavioral Fitness
Behavioral Health

(925) 818-8062

Behavioral Fitness goes beyond talk therapy and medications to bring behavioral science to the mainstream- no diagnosis needed. Serving family’s, teams, schools and organizations with a refreshing and innovative approach. Behavioral Fitness was founded by a Doctor of Behavioral Health and an emergency nurse who understand what it means to be human. Call today for a free consultation.

Sahar Berjis, RD, MPH - Dietician & Nutrition Coach

Sahar Berjis RD MPH
Nutrition and Wellness Coach

Inner Health & Wellness
(925) 406-6005

Sahar Berjis, RD MPH, is a dietitian, nutrition coach, and CEO of Innerhealthwellenss. She has been in practice for more than 20 years. Sahar incorporates functional and traditional nutrition to help clients become successful in their wellness journey. Her programs are geared to help clients get well by looking at the whole body approach and providing resources to help them be successful.

Debbie Bonardi, PhD - Clinical Psychologist

Debbie Bonardi, PhD
Clinical Psychologist

(415) 203-2428

Dr. Debbie Bonardi is a licensed clinical psychologist who provides neuropsychological/psycho-educational assessments and treatment services to children, teens, and adults. She brings over 25 years of experience across an expansive range of treatment and assessment settings in conjunction with a strengths-based and highly personalized approach to help her clients achieve their goals.

Alan Brast, PhD, CCHT - Emotional Trauma Specialist / Clinical Director

Alan Brast, PhD, CCHT, CSA, NLP
Emotional Trauma Specialist

(925) 277-7524

Dr. Brast has been a medical / mental health professional for over four decades. His primary areas of expertise include suicidology, medical hypnotherapy/ analysis, grief and emotional trauma counseling for suicidal ideation, anxiety, phobia disorders, and other areas of medical psycho-trauma. He continues to lecture worldwide in addition to seeing his private practice patients. Dr. Brast is affiliated with John Muir Health.

Adrianna Browne, MD - Dermatologist

Adrianna Browne, MD

Illustra Dermatology
(925) 317-1180

Dr. Adrianna Browne is a board-certified dermatologist with a deep-rooted desire to help people and make lasting connections. Dr. Browne provides attentive and exceptional patient-centered care. She has extensive training in the field of skin diseases, hair loss, aesthetic medicine, and ethnic skin. Dr. Browne uses her world-renowned training to customize the best medical and cosmetic treatments for each patient.

Patricia Commer, DPT

Patricia Commer, DPT
Physical Therapist

(510) 932-9569

Dr. Commer is an Active Release Technique-trained specialist who has developed innovative and novel techniques to reduce pain and improve outcomes for patients with minor to serious injuries. Her results-oriented methods bring recovery to athletes of all levels and ages with strategies to increase mobility, stability, and motor control.  She creates individualized plans to address musculoskeletal disorders, shoulder injuries, foot pain, pelvic instability, and lumbar issues.

Lauren Elkind, Chiropractor

Lauren Elkind, DC ART

Integro Sports + Rehabilitation Chiropractic
(925) 952-9566

Dr. Elkind is fully certified in Active Release Technique (ART).  She was selected to teach at ART seminars around the country.  Dr. Elkind is a certified Functional Movement Specialist. She treats both adults and kids at all levels of sports.  Dr. Elkind uses a combination of exercise rehabilitation to create more efficient movement patterns and soft tissue management to address movement restrictions.

Denise Hilliard, MD

Denise Hilliard,MD
Internal Medicine, Regenerative Aesthetics, and Dementia Care

(925) 433-8869

Dr. Hilliard provides primary care for adults and teens, offering personalized care for addressing immediate health issues while encouraging focus on health promotion and prevention of illness. She provides non-surgical aesthetic medical services and has been a skilled injector of Botox and dermal fillers for over ten years.  

Teresa Juergens, Massage Therapist

Teresa Juergens
Massage Therapist

School Street Massage
(415) 699-4030

Teresa’s goal as a Massage Therapist is to integrate clinical, healing bodywork into a massage session tailored to her client’s individual needs. Each massage is designed to relax, soothe, and reduce stress to help enhance the body’s natural repair process. For Teresa, Massage Therapy is a way of connecting to people and helping them in an immediate and meaningful way.

Daphna Ross, PT, PRPC, WCS - Pelvic and Women’s Health Physical Therapy

Daphna Ross, PT, PRPC, WCS
Pelvic and Women’s Health Physical Therapy

Women’s Health and Healing
(510) 255-3865

Daphna is a board-certified pelvic and women’s health physical therapist with over 25 years of experience. She treats women of all ages managing a range of issues including pregnancy and post-partum, perimenopause, post-menopause, urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, low-back and sciatic pain, pain with intercourse, and bowel issues. She sees patients in Lafayette and Oakland.

Rose Senior Vemulapalli Physicians

RSVP Obstetrics & Gynecology
(925) 239-0012

Gynecological care is an important part of women’s health services. Our partners at RSVP Obgyn offer well-woman exams, as well as treatment for pelvic pain, female incontinence, menopause, and other gynecological problems—as well as birth control and sexual medicine services, including MonaLisa Touch® laser therapy to restore vaginal health.

Selina Shaw, Sports & Dance Medicine

Selina Shah, MD
Sports and Dance Medicine

(925) 979-5327

Dr. Shah is board certified in sports medicine and internal medicine. She is a team physician for USA Artistic Swimming, US Figure Skating, USA Weightlifting, Northgate HS, Mills, Diablo Ballet, Contra Costa Ballet, and SF Ballet School. Dr. Shah treats musculoskeletal issues in active people of all ages and abilities. She specializes in ultrasound for diagnosis and guided injections, including regenerative medicine.

Carrie Waechter

Carrie Waechter
Fitness Coach


Carrie Waechter is an American Council on Exercise Certified Fitness Coach with specialties in Functional Movement and Weight Management. She works with clients to build confidence in movement, range of motion, symmetry, and balance. Her personalized programs are designed to address musculoskeletal deficiencies and increase strength. Carrie’s training sessions include activities to improve cardiovascular and respiratory health in a purposeful, and highly positive environment.

Dan Carlin, MD

World Clinic
Dr. Dan Carlin
(603) 526-9003

Dr. Dan Carlin is an emergency medicine specialist with over 29 years of experience. He is a recognized leader in the field of connected care and promotes the use of the latest mobile health devices to provide personal health diagnosis, treatment, and health management to patients. In 1998 he founded WorldClinic with the goal of leveraging simple technology to deliver medical care anywhere in the world.