Clinical Resources for Medical Care
Effective February 1, 2018
Manchester OB-GYN Associates:
Located in Manchester, CT, this group of five certified nurse midwives and five physicians will maintain your clinical records. I have worked with this practice during the last 19 years and feel confident in the integrity of the care they offer women. You may choose to transfer your medical care to any practice and will have access to records by calling this office. They have a full scope OB/GYN practice that emphasizes individualized care. The certified nurse midwives provide both GYN services and care throughout pregnancy.
388 West Center Street, Manchester, CT
Hormonal & Thyroid Health Resources
The following clinicians are expert in women’s health, specifically hormonal balance and thyroid function. They are experienced in using natural remedies and functional medicine in their scope of practice.
Molly DeMers, ND
Dr. DeMers is a naturopathic physician who has practiced at the Balanced Health Center during the last 18 months. She takes care of individuals of all ages with an emphasis on women’s health and primary wellness. Contact her by calling or emailing through her website.
Dr. Elizabeth Jennings, APRN
Elizabeth provides GYN care with a focus on hormonal balance, thyroid support and a subspecialty in vulvovaginal disorders. Contact her by calling or emailing through her website.
Whole Health Wellness Center
Amanda Swan, APRN
Amanda focuses on preventive and women's healthcare and provides both primary and GYN care. She is experienced in in blending lifestyle changes and functional medicine with her training in traditional healthcare.
Practitioners at Balanced Health Center
Naturopathic Doctor/Thrive Center for Health
Dr. Molly DeMers
When deciding where to practice, Dr. DeMers knew that working along side Rachel Donovan would be the perfect fit. Balanced Health Center provides a well rounded group of providers with a similar view of what exceptional healthcare looks like.
Dr. DeMers has a passion for natural and personalized care for patients of all ages and special interest in treating painful periods, infertility, acne, eczema, headaches/migraines, fatigue, anxiety, stress, insomnia and IBS.
Dr. DeMers utilizes clinical nutrition, botanical medicine, homeopathy, nutraceuticals, hydrotherapy and counseling. She uses these approaches because they stimulate and support the body’s innate desire to heal and be whole.
Her hope is that as you work together, you will feel better than you ever have, find more balance in your life and achieve your health goals.
LMT / GROUNDWORK TO HEALTH
Monica Szymonik, LMT
Monica is a licensed practitioner of the Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy® with advanced training in Holistic Nutrition and Placenta Medicine. She nurtures women in reclaiming their role in motherhood by assisting them with emotional and physical healing, starting with the womb.
Monica holds a B.S. in Nutrition and is a Certified Health Coach, specializing in marital and child custody transitions. To compliment her passion in restoring the integrity of a mother’s sacred role in the world, Monica became one of the core founders of a growing civil rights movement in Connecticut, where she met her equally passionate activist husband in 2014. Monica has also found her voice in writing, and recently became an author of a self-help book to nurture mothers to reclaim their health through their difficult journey of unintended non-custodianship of their children. She finds great pleasure in “breaking the cycle”, and coaches women on ways to improve their health and pass healthy habits onto their children during these transitions.
Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist
Tina Grinold, L.Ac.
Tina is thrilled to be accepting new patients at Balanced Health Center. She specializes in women’s health: supporting fertility, regulating cycles, and balancing hormones through all phases of a woman’s life. She also treats a wide range of conditions, including pain, stress and anxiety, insomnia, digestive issues, supporting healthy immunity, and much more. She uses acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, and nutritional/lifestyle coaching to support patients through the process of balancing and healing.