Marcelle Pick OB/GYN NP
Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP, is a co-founder of the Women to Women Clinic in Yarmouth,
Maine, as well as Women to Women’s Personal Program. She is also a regular contributor
to Women to Women.com. Marcelle continues to see patients at the Clinic, and is
the author of the recent best-selling book, Is It Me or My Hormones? She
also wrote The Core Balance Diet and Are You Tired and Wired?
Read Marcelle’s favorite articles
Dixie J. Mills MD
Dixie Mills, MD, is currently seeing patients in her private practice in Greater
Boston. She is also developing an integrated breast care center there. Dixie is
a co-founder of the Personal Program and a regular contributor to Women to Women.com.
Dixie is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and has served as Medical
Director at the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation in California.
Read Dixie’s favorite articles
Susan E. Brown PhD
Dr. Susan E. Brown, PhD, CNS, specializes in osteoporosis and osteopenia and has
more than 25 years of experience in clinical nutrition and bone health research.
Dr. Brown is also a medical anthropologist and consults extensively on socioeconomic,
cultural, educational, and health issues, she has authored numerous academic articles
and several books, including Better Bones, Better Body, and is a regular
contributor to womentowomen.com.
Read Susan’s favorite articles
Sarika Arora, MD
Sarika Arora, MD is a physician who is board-certified in Internal Medicine, practicing
at an integrative medical center in Boston. She has also practiced acute care medicine
as a hospitalist. Dr. Arora authors and reviews articles and additional content
for Women to Women, with special expertise in nutrition, chronic fatigue, PMS, gastrointestinal
and hormonal balance, and stress management.
She is an active member of the Institute of Functional Medicine, where she has completed
the training for Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP).
As a medical doctor, Dr. Arora is dedicated to following a patient-centered approach,
and designs customized lifestyle medicine programs focused on nutrition education
and the use of exercise to improve vitality and quality of life.
Dr. Arora’s belief that all her patients deserve to feel their best each and every
day guides her as a practitioner. She is extremely passionate about evaluating and
treating patients from a whole-person perspective, including investigating how patients’
genes interact with both environment and lifestyle factors.
Dr. Mary James
Dr. Mary James is a naturopathic physician who authors and reviews women’s health
articles for Women to Women. She has advanced training in menopause, nutritional
endocrinology, anti-aging, and hormonal imbalances. Dr. James is a member of the
American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and is licensed through the Connecticut
Naturopathic Board. She is a published researcher who has contributed to the Textbook
of Functional Medicine, as well as the Textbook of Natural Medicine.
Dr. James is a lead content editor for the Alternative Medicine Review.
She is also a health education specialist who authors and edits test commentary,
therapeutic guides, and medical education literature for Genova Diagnostics. In
addition, she works as a research fellow for the Optimal Health & Prevention Research
Foundation, reviewing scientific literature and writing summaries and articles on
a variety of health topics.
Dr. James follows a functional and preventive medicine approach with special concentrations
on health issues that arise during perimenopause and post-menopause. She has a lifelong
commitment to exploring the impact of stress on women’s health, as well as other
topics related to chronic illnesses, especially autoimmunity.
Marcy E. Holmes, NP
Marcy E. Holmes, NP is a Nurse Practitioner, Menopause Clinician, and contributor
to Women to Women. For more than ten years, Marcy played an integral role at the
Women to Women Clinic in Yarmouth, Maine, providing a variety of essential healthcare
services to women. Now in private practice, Marcy continues to focus on improving
women’s access to healthcare and educating them about their options for healing
and better overall wellness.
Sherri is registered nurse working directly with women who need special attention
and guidance. As a Nurse-Educator, Sherri discusses women’s individual health issues
and helps customize the Program to fit their specific needs. A member of the Women
to Women team since 2004, Sherri earned her degree in nursing from Westbrook College
(ME), and has experience as a maternity and hospital nurse.
Sherri says: “I like partnering with women to help them discover wellness
ideas that work for them. For me, it’s all about the relationships I develop with
women on the phone. I learn from them. They learn from me. It’s an exchange — I
Annie is a Wellness Coach who provides the guidance women need to relieve their
symptoms and the compassion they crave as they overcome personal wellness challenges.
She earned a BA in Applied Exercise Science from Springfield College in MA, and
is a yoga instructor and personal trainer. She is also a certified Reiki practitioner.
Annie says: “Women are so busy taking care of everyone else that I like
to remind them 'You are incredibly important too, and you can and should take the
time to take care of yourself'. I encourage them that just a few minutes a day can
make all the difference.”
As a Wellness Coach Heather works one-on-one with women to help them find symptom
relief and better wellness. Heather earned a BA from the University of Southern
Maine and an MA from Goddard College (VT), and holds certifications in chair yoga
and Ayurvedic Wellness Counseling. She has also provided nutrition information,
physical activity, and tobacco resistance education to Middle and High School Students
through Healthy Maine Partnerships.
Heather says: “I like guiding women to that “a-ha” moment when they suddenly
realize: ‘Hey, I’m in charge of my own health!’ It’s an empowering and exciting
moment that often becomes a turning point in how they approach wellness. I love
facilitating that process.”
Lorelei is a Wellness Coach who uses her skills as a communicator to help women
discover the tools and techniques they need to have better health. She earned her
BA with a double major from the University of Southern Maine and has spent her professional
career learning about and practicing holistic healthcare.
Lorelei says: “What I really love is the philosophy of Women to Women.
Every day on the phone I talk to women looking for help with symptoms and other
difficult health challenges. It’s so great to be able to help them feel better —
the way they dream of feeling — with our natural approach.”
As a Wellness Coach, Marina specializes in helping women find the path to feeling
good again, often by guiding them toward restoring hormonal balance. Marina earned
a BA from the University of Vermont and is a board certified holistic health and
nutrition counselor through the American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP).
She is dedicated to sharing her knowledge about natural healthcare and nutrition
with women who are ready to make life changes.
Marina says: “I’m passionate about helping women improve their overall
health through diet and lifestyle. Women are often much stronger than they know,
and helping them find their power within makes me feel good too.”
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