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Dr. Natalie Colicci is a licensed Naturopathic Physician in Connecticut and a licensed Nutritionist in both Connecticut and Florida. She is a Certified Acupuncture Practitioner as well. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science, with a minor in Chemistry, at the University of New Haven in West Haven, CT. Dr. Colicci attended medical school at the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine and received her Masters of Science in Clinical Human Nutrition from the Nutrition Institute at the University of Bridgeport in Bridgeport, CT.
Upon graduating from medical school, Dr. Colicci trained with her mentor, world renowned Naturopathic Physician and author of Eat Right 4 Your Type (The Blood Type Diet) and The Genotype Diet, Dr. Peter J. D'Adamo. This mentorship included advanced studies in Generative Medicine and Nurtigenomics, treating patients in all stages of life from all over the world.
Dr. Colicci has a Master Level certification from the Institute of Human Individuality and the Certification Board for Nutrition Specialists. She has completed certification in the First Line Therapy therapeutic lifestyle medicine program and Longevity Through Fasting and Nutrition. She completed a certificate in Nutrigenomics: Genetic Testing for Personalized Nutrition with the Dietitians of Canada. She completed her certification as a hypnotherapist, with a specialized certification in Hypnotic Pain Relief, from the National Hypnotherapy Training Center in Albuquerque, NM. She has completed specialized training in mold exposure treatment. She is a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, the International Medical and Dental Hypnosis Association (IMDHA) , the Connecticut Association of Naturopathic Physicians, the Certification Board of Nutrition Specialists, and the American Nutrition Association.
Dr. Colicci incorporates a combination of generative medicine, botanical medicine, functional nutrition and acupuncture when treating her patients. She has extensive experience in gastrointestinal and endocrine disorders as well as weight management. She specializes in chronic and autoimmune disease. Dr. Colicci makes continuing education a priority to ensure her patients benefit from the newest advancements in clinical research.
Dr. Zoe Hickson is a licensed Naturopathic Physician in the state of Connecticut, as well as a Certified Acupuncture Practioner. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Biology at Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, Georgia. She completed her medical training at the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
During Dr. Hickson’s clinical education, she was extensively trained in mind body counseling, nutritional medicine, women’s health, autoimmune disease, metabolic disorders, integrated cancer treatment and prevention, gastrointestinal disorders, endocrine imbalances and food allergy/sensitivity analysis. Her clinical training has provided her experience in pediatrics through geriatrics.
Upon graduation, Dr. Hickson continued her clinical training through a mentorship with Dr. Colicci. This mentorship included extensive training in nutrigenomics, incorporating both Eat Right 4 Your Type (The Blood Type Diet) and The Genotype Diet, as well as individualized holistic medicine with a foundation in science.
Dr. Hickson is a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians. Her areas of specialty include women’s health, and treatment of inflammatory, endocrine and metabolic disorders through functional, botanical and nutritional medicine.
Dr. Zangara is both a licensed Naturopathic Physician and Licensed Acupuncturist in the state of Connecticut and New York. Dr. Zangara attended Stony Brook University, in New York where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Italian/Spanish literature and Education. She completed her medical training at the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine and received her Master of Science in Acupuncture from the Acupuncture Institute at the University of Bridgeport in Bridgeport, CT.
After graduating and receiving her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, Dr. Zangara helped her mentor, world renowned author and physician Dr. Peter D’Adamo, launch his new clinic, where she practiced until its recent closing in June 2018.
Dr. Zangara is versed in Generative medicine, The Blood Type and GenoType Diets, Nutrigenomic consultations, and Microbiome analyses, Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine. She has advanced training in the application of acupuncture techniques in the area of infertility challenges of both men and women.
Dr. Zangara has a Master Level certification from the Institute of Human Individuality. She has completed certification in the First Line Therapy therapeutic lifestyle medicine program. She is a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, the Connecticut Association of Naturopathic Physicians, the New York Association of Naturopathic Physicians, and serves on the board for the Institute of Naturopathic Generative Medicine.
Dr. Tortorella licensed Chiropractic Physician in the state of Connecticut. He attended Stony Brook University in New York, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Biology. He completed his doctorate at the University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic.
Dr Tortorella has earned a certification as a Certified Acupuncture Practitioner, is certified in Webster Technique for pregnant mothers, and holds a Titleist Performance Institute Level 1 Fitness Certification. He is currently pursuing a certification in pediatric chiropractic. His concentrations in practice include biomechanics, human performance, sports performance, and total wellness.
Dr. Tortorella is also an adjunct professor of spinal anatomy, head and neck anatomy, and multiple chiropractic technique courses at the University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic. He has lectured to students and doctors on the topics of biomechanics and functional neurology and enjoys volunteering as an assistant wrestling coach.
Jaclyn Conelius holds dual Bachelor of Science degrees from Fairfield University, a Master of Science in Nursing from Yale School of Nursing, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science from the University of Connecticut.
She has been practicing as a Family Nurse Practitioner since 2002 in multiple outpatient areas such as urgent care, cardiology, and primary care. Her clinical expertise is preventive cardiology and autoimmune thyroid disorders. She has completed an herbal fellowship with the Association for the Advancement of Restorative Medicine and is T3 certified. She is active on multiple professional boards and a member of the Holistic Nursing Society. She has published multiple peer reviewed articles and is an avid researcher. She believes that restorative holistic medicine in patient management is imperative in the healing process.
Cathy is a licensed Nutritionist in the state of Connecticut. She is a graduate of the Nutrition Institute at the University of Bridgeport, where she received her Master of Science in Clinical Human Nutrition. She is a member of and certified by the Certification Board of Nutrition Specialists.
Cathy believes it is important to identify and address the root cause of imbalance in the body instead of simply managing symptoms. She believes in bio-individuality and therefore designs a therapeutic nutritional program to meet our patients' specific needs. As a nutritionist and health coach, she listens to the concerns of our patients, their circumstances, strengths and struggles, and helps them create strategies and habits that fit their schedule and lead to success.