Kellie N. Kirksey, PhD

Mental Health Therapist

Kellie N. Kirksey, PhD, is a licensed holistic psychotherapist, certified rehabilitation counselor, clinical hypnotherapist, yoga instructor, dancing mindfulness facilitator, expressive arts therapist and a certified mind body skills facilitator. She received her doctorate at The Ohio State University in Counselor Education, Psychology and Spanish. She is tenured faculty at Malone University in Ohio. She previously worked at The Cleveland Clinic Center for Integrative and Lifestyle Medicine where she developed and facilitated shared medical appointments for weight loss and pain management. Kellie N. Kirksey, PhD, received her doctorate at The Ohio State University in Counselor Education, Psychology and Spanish. She is a licensed clinical counselor, certified rehabilitation counselor, yoga instructor (200hr), reiki practitioner, dancing mindfulness facilitator, clinical hypnotherapist, expressive arts therapist and certified mind-body skills facilitator.

Kellie N. Kirksey, PhD, received her doctorate at The Ohio State University in Counselor Education, Psychology and Spanish. She is a licensed clinical counselor, certified rehabilitation counselor, yoga instructor (200hr), reiki practitioner, dancing mindfulness facilitator, clinical hypnotherapist, expressive arts therapist and certified mind-body skills facilitator.

Ryanne Lachman

Dietician

Ryanne Lachman is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian residing in the US State of Ohio with her husband Brian, daughter Avery, and her two unofficial work-from-home puppy co-workers, Bella and Bowie. Ryanne has been an RD for 10 years, currently working as a Virtual GI Specialist Dietitian and as a Culinary Nutrition Adjunct Professor at Case Western Reserve University. Ryanne and Seema spent many years working together at the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine where together they helped thousands of patients tackle their health challenges using food as medicine. As a self-proclaimed nerd, she just loves to learn and is currently pursuing Culinary Medicine Specialist (CCMS) certification as well. She makes health a priority through testing new recipes, getting plenty of exercise (senseable) sunshine, and viewing everyday as a fun, new adventure with her family.

Karen Bush, BA, CCC-SLP, NBC-HWC

Health Coach

Karen Bush, BA, CCC-SLP, NBC-HWC is an Integrative and Functional Medicine Health Coach trained at Duke University, Institute for Functional Medicine and Functional Medicine Coaching Academy, with 25 years of work as a Medical Speech Pathologist! Karen’s focus is on habit change, mindset and stress tools to optimize overall health and wellbeing and support the Functional Medicine journey! Karen currently has her own private practice and works with clients worldwide.

Colleen Allison

Executive Assistant

Colleen Allison is the Executive Assistant for Healing Family Functional Medicine, bringing thirteen years of experience in clinical support. Having spent seven years with The Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine, Colleen has developed a deep understanding of the unique operations of Functional Medicine care. Her vast knowledge and expertise are invaluable in developing continous improvement for our practice to deliver the highest standard of care. As a liaison between patients and practitioners, Colleen will provide the support you need to embark on your family’s journey to better health.

William Davis

Executive Chef

William Davis is a highly skilled Executive Chef and Instructor with a passion for Functional Medicine cuisine. As a graduate of the AOS Culinary Arts Program at the Culinary Institute of America and a bachelor’s degree holder in holistic nutrition from the University of Natural Health, he is uniquely equipped to create delicious, nutritious meals that cater to a variety of dietary restrictions. His commitment to preparing homemade, gluten-free, dairy-free, and phytonutrient-rich food has earned him a reputation as a highly sought-after chef. William acts as a Practitioner Consultant for Healing Family Functional Medicine; providing meal recommendations and recipes, which can be found in our “Recipes” section.