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“We are a wellness center with many like-minded providers and caregivers.  We work collaboratively to create individualized care plans for our clients through a variety of therapies, modalities, and services. The environment is very welcoming- kid and family friendly- and though we cater to the individual adult and child alike, the result is that we create a community.” -Dr. Chelf, DC


Dr. Bridgette Chelf | Ocean Wellness

Dr. Bridgette Chelf | Ocean Wellness

Dr. Chelf started her career in healthcare in physical therapy. Completing her Bachelor’s Degree at Mount St. Mary’s College, she then continued her quest for furthering her healthcare education by receiving a Doctorate of Chiropractic at Cleveland Chiropractic College in Los Angeles.Dr. Chelf strives to stay current with new research to present the most recent healthcare options and treatments for her clients. She studies nutrition, cranio sacral therapy, women’s health, pediatrics, as well as specialized techniques for autism, asthma, and allergies. Additionally, she is a certified in chiropractic techniques for animals. Her main goal is to enter into a partnership with each client, focusing on individualized health plans for each person. She has a strong belief that each person is a unique individual that deserves a tailored plan for their health care needs.Dr. Chelf works with people of all ages, and especially enjoys helping babies, young children, and animals. Currently she lives in North County with her husband and two children. In her down time she enjoys yoga, spending time with her family, and spending time at the beach. Dr. Chelf is in the process of attaining her diplomate in pregnancy and pediatrics through the International Chiropractic Pediatrics Association (www.icpa4kids.com). She has completed the first year of a three year program. Dr. Chelf has completed a certification course in animal chiropractic. The course, Veterinary Orthopedic Manipulation (VOM), was presented by Dr. William Inman. It was a wonderful experience and an incredible learning process. CURRICULUM VITAE   Founder, Clinic Director, 1996 to present: Ocean Wellness, Solana Beach, CA – Manage health clinic providing treatment for over 3,000 patients. – Specializing in treatment of pregnancy, pediatrics, female health, digestive disorders and structural problems. – Plan growth of clinic including marketing programs and website design. Associate Chiropractor, 1996-1997: Sycamore Chiropractic Center, Vista, CA – Performed examinations. – Took and interpreted x-rays. – Developed treatment plans. – Treated patients. Associate Chiropractor, 1995-1996: Dr. George LeBeau, Oceanside, CA – Performed examinations. – Took and interpreted x-rays. – Developed rehabilitation program for clinic and trained employees on use of equipment. – Developed individualized rehabilitation program for patients. Chiropractic Assistant, 1994-1995: Life Chiropractic, Victorville, CA – Performed examinations – Took and interpreted x-rays Physical Therapy Assistant, 1987-1990: Sherman Oaks Orthopedic Group, Sherman Oaks, CA – Rehabilitation using many different modalities, including ultrasound, EMS, exercises, and neuromuscular re-education Physical Therapy Assistant, 1982-1986: Scripps Clinic – Green Hospital, La Jolla, CA – Assisted in rehabilitation of patients after various surgeries and injuries. EDUCATION   D.C., graduated 1994, Cleveland Chiropractic College, Los Angeles, CA B.A. Psychology, graduated 1998, Mount St. Mary’s College, Brentwood, CA Studied at the University of Madrid, Spain, 1983 In process of completing a three year program to obtain diplomate through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. ADDITIONAL TRAINING/CERTIFICATION   – Cranial Sacral I, Upledger Institute – Cranial Sacral II, Upledger Institute – Pediatrics and Pregnancy, Upledger Institute – Somato Emotional Release, Upledger Institute – Advanced Functional Medicine, Biohealth Diagnostics – Advanced Clinical Training Program, Biohealth Diagnostics – Women’s Health & Balancing Female Hormones, Biohealth Diagnostics – Adrenals, Immunity & Digestive Health, Biohealth Diagnostics – Nutritional Series, Metagenics – Nutritional Series, Standard Process – Extremity Manipulation and Taping Techniques – Certified in Webster Technique – Certified Veterinary Chiropractitioner – Completion of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Associations program for advanced pregnancy and pediatrics TEACHING/PUBLIC SPEAKING/LECTURES...

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Dr. James G. Murphy & Leilani Wilde | Breastfeeding Fixers

Dr. James G. Murphy & Leilani Wilde | Breastfeeding Fixers

Dr. James G. Murphy, MD, is a private practice pediatrician specializing in Breastfeeding Medicine.  He is also an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant since 2009 and a founding member of the International Affiliation of Tongue Tie Professionals and President of the San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition. Leilani Wilde is an experienced mother of six sons and has a passion for helping new families succeed. She is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, Birth and Postpartum Doula and owns Leilani’s Lactation and Doula Services in San Diego, California. She runs a private office and in-home lactation business as well as virtual consultations as well as prenatal breastfeeding classes and has been in practice since 2006.  Together, Dr. Murphy and Leilani treat moms and babies for every breastfeeding need, including in-office lip and tongue-tie releases. For their full biographies and more information about their work, please visit www.breastfeedingfixers.com....

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Laura Schultz | Laura Schultz Acupuncture

Laura Schultz | Laura Schultz Acupuncture

Laura Schultz, L.Ac. envisions a world full of healthy people who feel empowered and confident in their body’s ability to function optimally. By providing personalized treatment and education she helps bring renewed health and well-being to her patients and her community. Laura believes that when people feel their best they make the world a better place in which to live. Laura Schultz is a Licensed Acupuncturist in the state of California. She completed her Graduate Degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego. During her four years of study she became increasingly interested in helping women before, during, and after pregnancy. While interning at Rady Children’s Hospital she also saw the profound effect that the gentle use of acupuncture can have in the treatment of a wide range children’s ailments. After graduating she furthered her studies by completing an advanced course in Pediatrics and several trainings in Gynecological and Obstetrical Acupuncture. Throughout her own pregnancy, Laura used acupuncture and traditional Chinese herbs to alleviate the discomforts of morning sickness and to prepare her body for labor and birth. She has also used acupuncture and herbs to treat her own children through a variety of illnesses. Laura’s vision is to help women navigate the joys, as well as the discomforts, of pregnancy and birth with safe and effective treatment. She envisions a generation of children brought into the world in a healthy and loving way, whether that be at home or in the hospital. Her aim is to empower women and children by teaching them that health and well-being are their natural states and providing effective, gentle health-care when imbalances arise. Visit her website for more information...

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Andrea Meyer, Ocean Midwives, Inc.

Andrea Meyer, Ocean Midwives, Inc.

Andrea Meyer is a licensed midwife (LM) and certified professional midwife (CPM) with over 20 years of experience and dedication to midwifery and serving women and babies. She provides care to women and their families in San Diego, Riverside, and Orange County. As a midwife her values on healthcare and lifestyle align with those of all the wonderful practitioners at Ocean Wellness. She believes that a baby’s needs are best met when mothers’ are educated, listened to, supported and trusted. She hopes this will bring that new person into a loving world and into many healthy relationships. Andrea has seen that helping a mom be who she is, coupled with the help and love from her midwives, family, and community can set that child on its best path! Midwifery is a joy in Andrea’s life, both as a mother giving birth and as a...

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Jen Sanders | Massage Therapist

Jen Sanders | Massage Therapist

Jen Sanders is a Certified Massage Practitioner in the state of California. She is trained in Swedish, Thai and deep tissue massage and received her certification at the Natural Healing Institute in Encinitas. Jen is an avid surfer and specializes in massage for surfers and athletes. She enjoys blending her techniques to suit individual client needs. Jen also utilizes essential oils, dynamic cupping and hot stones to enrich her client’s body work experience.

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