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Dr. Karen Harum, MD
Board Certified in Pediatrics
Board Certified in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
Dr. Karen H. Harum has practiced developmental medicine for over 16 years and has special expertise in the neuroscience of learning and Autism. Dr. Harum is a graduate of the University of Miami with training in her subspecialty of Neurodevelopmental disabilities at Johns Hopkins University and the Kennedy Krieger Institute.
Dr. Harum sees patients through her private practice, Clinic for Special Children, based in Wilmington, NC, USA: www.clinicforspecialchildren.net
Dr. Harum is also co-founder of VibrantChildren.com, a global outreach initiative to support families diagnosed with special needs.
Her Affliliations Include:
- Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
- FAAP Diplomate, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
- Fellow, Society for Developmental Pediatrics
- Fellow, Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs (MAPS)
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Dr. Amy Hawkins, ND
Doctorate, Naturopathic Medicine
Dr. Hawkins is a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine focusing on natural family wellness and children’s health. Her passion is educating, empowering and supporting mothers and children on their journey to optimal health. She is an expert in holistic assessments and natural therapies including botanical medicine, homeopathy, nutraceuticals, nutrition and lifestyle counseling. Dr. Hawkins takes her time, listens carefully and works to find the root cause of disease. Her affiliations include:
- Board Certified by the North American Board of Naturopathic Examiners (NABNE)
- Member, American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
- Member, North Carolina Association of Naturopathic Physicians
- Member, Pediatric Association of Naturopathic Physicians
After graduating Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa with her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from UNC Chapel Hill in 1995, Dr. Hawkins went on to receive her medical training at Bastyr University in Seattle, one of only five accredited Naturopathic medical schools in the country. She was awarded her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine in 2007. Before moving to Wilmington, Dr. Hawkins worked for 5 years as a family physician in Seattle, Washington.
Dr. Hawkins writes and lectures extensively on natural health topics including nutrition and infant food introduction, seasonal and perennial allergies, optimizing immunity, preconception care, fertility, natural first aid and childhood vaccination.
For more information on Dr. Hawkins and Naturopathic Medicine, please visit:
Sharon Aldridge Morris
Sharon is an Alumnus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and holds a bachelors degree in Biology. Fascinated by the science of Epigenetics and how the environment effects our health, she became an expert in the field of green building and holds the title, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED AP) from the US
Green Building Council. Sharon is also an Alumnus of the Duke Integrative Medicine IHCPT program. Combining her expertise in multiple health related fields, she is a powerful advocate for integrative health as the solution for chronic health issues and the epidemics plaguing our children today. As a Duke Integrative Medicine trained Health & Wellness Coach, Sharon personally works with corporations, executives, groups and individuals to achieve optimal health and vitality by honoring the uniqueness of each individual. She is Co-Founder of a Global Outreach initiative called VibrantChildren.com, where families affected by special needs can find evidence based, whole child treatment protocols and resources.
For more information:
Coaching Practice: www.lifewellnessrx.com
Global Outreach: www.vibrantchildren.com
Sheen trained with the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and is certified by the American Academy of Drugless Practitioners as Holistic Health Coach. She is also an aromatherapist, author, educator, and public speaker. Most importantly, she is a dedicated and empowered mother who shares everything she learns about wellness to help those who know it is time to make changes in their lifestyle in order to achieve the pinnacle of success in their personal and professional lives that they are striving to reach.
Sheen has two goals. The first is to help people remember how to heal themselves and the second is to help raise the awareness of the planet by educating others about the benefits of eating fresh, whole foods and incorporating doTERRA’s Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade™ essential oils into their daily routines.
Some of her additional training includes:
- Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
- Bowen Therapy
- Craniosacral Therapy
- Reiki Master
- Silva UltraMind
- The Reconnection
- Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP)
- Quantum Jumping
For More Information:
Wellness Advocate and Coach: www.SheenPerkins.com
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AT GRUB, WE KNOW THAT CHANGING THE WAY YOU EAT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE FOR THE BETTER.
We also know that implementing food changes and finding time and inspiration to cook nourishing food everyday can be overwhelming and tough.
Here’s the biggest secret: changing your food choices and habits is hard, but it is not the hardest thing you’ve ever done… by far. YOU ARE AWESOME, STRONG AND CAPABLE. And we’re here to remind you of how far you’ve come and how far we know you can go. We offer:
* HANDS-ON PANTRY CLEAN-OUT, GROCERY GUIDANCE AND COOKING LESSONS: to help you make those first powerful steps towards feeling amazing about your food.
* INTEGRATIVE HEALTH COACHING: to help you bridge the gap from where you are to where you want to be with your eating and health. And make the changes stick!
* WORKSHOPS & CLASSES: to set new habits, release old ones, and use food to truly start changing your life.
GRUB HAS TWO BASIC RULES: EAT REAL FOOD AND LISTEN TO YOUR BODY. All of
our classes and services are offered free of judgment and with compassion because we understand that we are all growing and changing on a daily basis.
Love your body, love your self, feed it well,
RYANNA & LIZ
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Wilcox Wellness Group - Barry Wilcox
Barry trained with the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and is certified by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners as a Holistic Health Coach. His journey in the health and wellness field started when he discovered a life threatening condition; this lead to the development of Wilcox Wellness Group LLC. The cutting edge curriculum from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition enables Barry to create personalized “roadmap to health” programs that suit unique body types, lifestyle preferences, and goals.
Barry develops one-on-one coaching for individuals, group programs for community support, and corporate wellness programs to infuse healthy lifestyles into the company culture.
Barry is involved in the local community as a patient care volunteer with Lower Cape Fear Hospice and offers free health workshops through Wilcox Wellness Group.
State University of New York
American Management Association
Institute for Integrative Nutrition
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Lovey's is a locally, female owned and operated Natural Food Market, located in the Landfall Shopping Center near Wrightsville Beach. This year marks their 12th anniversary serving the Wilmington and surrounding areas will natural make-up, cleaning products, supplements and groceries. The owners are passionate about helping people make healthy choices and are proud to sponsor our WWAY Holistic Health outreach.
| ||Amy Sawyer is the founder and owner of Island Wellness Market in Carolina Beach. A health scare in 2009 set Amy on a holistic health journey, and after 13 years in a high-stress corporate job, she resigned to open a small health food store on Pleasure Island. Her mission is to share what she has learned to help others redefine their own idea of wellness and discover whole body balance. She strongly believes that you are what you eat, nutrition impacts health, and health impacts quality of life. She strives to educate her customers and her community so that they can make informed decisions on what is best for their unique health and wellness. Island Wellness Market provides natural and organic products, classes, and workshops to help educate consumers on how to live a more healthy, balanced life.|