The Reviving Mind program is led by highly trained and experienced providers and clinicians that are experts in handling support groups and individual health and wellness sessions focused on client success and growth through clinically proven techniques.
Naina Limbekar, MD, is a neurologist and an instructor of neurology. She completed her undergrad at John Hopkins University and then went to Columbia University for a Masters of Public Health in Health Policy and Management. After that her interest in educating others about connections between the mind and body led her to medical school at Marshall University in West Virginia. Most recently, she completed her neurological residency training at Tufts Medical Center in Boston and completed a sleep medicine fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital & Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Naina's interests include Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders, Parasomnias, Polysomnographic Testing, and Sleep Medicine Education.
Naina currently hosts a podcast called 'Sleep On It', Where she shares her knowledge and experiences around various aspects of health and wellbeing in hopes of translating the latest medical research into real life practices.
Janet Masters, CNP, is a board certified Adult Geriatric Nurse Practitioner utilizing her training and experience in behavior change methodologies and integrative medicine to positively impact the health and wellbeing of her patients. She believes in the power of positivity and recognizes that each and every one of us has innate, intuitive strengths and wisdom; and when discovered, uncovered and/or re-ignited, the possibilities are endless in creating and building a life of optimal health and wellbeing. She received her advanced practice degree from The Ohio State University and utilizes complementary and integrative medicine with the adult population to optimize healthy aging. She is an active first time grandmother and is eager to serve the Reviving Mind community in her Supervisory Nurse Practitioner role.
Aman Deep Singh, MD, graduated from University of California, Davis in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Biology. He received his Doctor of Medicine (MD) from Medical University of Lublin in 2012. After finishing medical school, he received his training in Psychiatry from University of Illinois, College of Medicine, Peoria. During this time, he was able to gain experience in a range of psychiatric settings including adult inpatient and outpatient psychiatry, child and adolescent, psychosomatic and addiction medicine to name a few. Aman pursued his interest further by attending University of California, Los Angeles Addiction Psychiatry fellowship in 2017. He has also participated in communicating with various arms of psychiatry which included hospice care, nursing home health care, psychotherapy, social health care workers, drug addiction programs, and several others.
Aman currently works as an Addiction Psychiatrist who is an advocate of healthy lifestyle choices including regular exercise, good sleep hygiene and practicing mindfulness. He prefers to look at mental health and addiction treatment from a multimodal approach involving patient’s biological illness, psychological factors and social stressors. He believes that this allows him to uniquely evaluate the patients’ needs and develop a treatment plan that suits them best. He also believes in a shared decision model, which allows him to present his patients with possible treatment options and gives them the autonomy to decide what would work best for them.
American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry
American Psychiatric Association
National Alliance of Mental Illness
American Society of Addiction Medicine
California Society of Addiction Medicine
Kendra Martin, RN, NBC-HWC, is a Registered Nurse and National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach who believes that balance, in all aspects of life, is essential to health and wellness. Kendra partners with her clients to support their personal growth and help them create healthy habits that move them in the direction of increased health and well-being. Combining her nursing background as a cardiac nurse and her experience as a fitness professional, Kendra understands that healthy lifestyle choices are the first step in preventing and managing chronic diseases. Kendra believes each person is the expert on their own needs and she strives to meet each individual where they are. Through listening, guidance, and encouragement, she helps clients build on their strengths while facilitating their growth and healing. When not coaching, Kendra enjoys working in the garden, reading a good book and spending time with her family.
Alyssa Ball, RN, NC-BC, is a Registered Nurse and Board Certified Integrative Nurse Coach who is passionate about holistic health and wellness and uses a whole-person approach when working with her clients. She has experience with a variety of different populations throughout her nursing career in both hospital and outpatient settings and recognizes that health care is not a one-size-fits-all approach, honoring the autonomy of the client. Using her professional knowledge and clinical experience, coupled with training in integrative nurse coaching philosophy and skills, she facilitates self-healing and allows for discovery and the creation of possibilities.
Alyssa incorporates mindfulness, self-awareness, and insightful techniques to access inner wisdom as part of her coaching style. Through a collaborative partnership she works with clients to clarify their motivations and identify strengths to reach their wellness goals. She also values self-care and mindful preventative measures that best fit her client’s lifestyle and needs. Alyssa enjoys spending quality time with her family, practicing yoga and meditation, and the beach. She is currently aspiring to complete her formal Reiki training to deliver a more holistic suite of services to her clients.
Sara Alvarez, RN, Sara is a registered nurse for over fourteen years, as well as a certified wellness coach through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. She believes in providing information, support, and motivation for clients to gain knowledge and empowerment in working towards their personal goals. Sara is passionate about helping clients reach and be their best self (physically, mentally, and emotionally). Balance, flexibility, and consistency are incredibly important in her eyes with one of her favorite quotes being “Be stubborn with your goals but flexible with your approach.”
Sara uses her knowledge as a coach and her most recent eight years experience as a certified critical care nurse to help show people that small changes can and do add up to big results. She appreciates and understands that each person’s journey is unique and personal and is sensitive to the fact that change and sustainability is difficult.
Sara is excited and eager to help individuals feel self-love, strength, and happiness. When not working, Sara enjoys being outdoors- especially running, hiking, kayaking, gardening, and spending time with her family and rescue dog.
Jamie Jackson RN, BSN, ABH-NLP, is a Registered Nurse and Internationally Accredited Hypnotherapist and Neurolinguistics Practitioner specializing in behavior change. Jamie believes her holistic approach brings clarity, direction, and positive support for her clients. Jamie's educational background and years of diverse clinical nursing experience has led to a gratifying career in health care. Believing that health is more than the absence of disease, her passion is helping people explore the many facets of healing and the intricate connection of the mind, body and spirit in achieving a state of well-being and health. Through active listening, goal-setting, unconditional support, she helps clients identify where they're at and where they truly want to be with their health and recognize their growth along the way.
Kristen Thompson RN, MSN, NBC-HWC is a Registered Nurse and a Nationally Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach. Using her clinical and educational experience, along with her integrative health training, she allows clients to self explore, and acknowledges that each client has individual needs. Kristen believes that focusing on all aspects of one’s life is ideal to improving a client’s overall health. Incorporating motivation, life-balance, and self-awareness are all part of Kristen’s coaching philosophy, and she encourages coach-client communication. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, traveling, reading, and Kristen is currently completing her Pilates instructor training.
Greer Creehan, RN, BSN has been a nurse for 20 years and a Health Coach for over 10. She is also a Certified Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Coach. Her main focus as a coach has been on promoting health by leading clients to a healthier diet, gentle exercise, stress reduction, a positive mindset, and to getting more restful sleep. It’s the simple shifts in these daily habits and routine that can make the most impact in the long run. Greer has successfully taught group health promotion classes and provided one on one health and lifestyle coaching. She also has experience and loved working with the aging population during her nursing career and she believes that it’s the smallest of steps taken in the right direction that can greatly improve our health and lead to longevity. She will encourage you to set realistic, achievable goals that will be sustainable and ultimately become part of a lifelong healthy lifestyle. She knows that because our level of health is on a continuum, that it improves when our daily habits do and if we want to have lasting improvement then we must continue with the changes long-term. Greer has an understanding that what many health conditions impact the most is our energy level. Her approach aims not only to help you improve your health, but to increase your energy as well, so that you can enjoy a more active lifestyle and continue or start doing the things you love to do again. In her spare time, Greer enjoys reading, spending time with family, hiking, swimming, and going to the beach.
Annie Kaplon, RN is a Registered Nurse, National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach, and National Certified Pilates Teacher. Annie has been a Registered Nurse for over 32 years and has taught Pilates for over 25 years. She completed an Integrative Health Coach Certification at Duke University and is currently completing her master’s degree in Mindfulness Studies from Lesley University. Annie is interested in the balance of combining medicine, movement, and mindfulness in her coaching philosophy. She believes in holding space for patients to find what they need in the moment and discover what will benefit them moving forward. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters. She can often be found hiking with her chocolate lab and labradoodle, reading a good book, or enjoying outdoor music events.