Lakewood Holistic Practitioners
Located in the Lakewood/Denver, Colorado area, the Lakewood Holistic Practitioners specialize in:
- acupuncture and Chinese herbs
- massage therapy
- stress management
Each practitioner is fully licensed/registered and dedicated to assisting you in your healing journey.
What We Treat
Using a body/mind/spirit approach, a variety of issues can be addressed including pain and stress management, insomnia, anxiety, digestive disorders, weight loss, infertility, back pain, headaches, migraines, PMS, prenatal and postpartum issues, asthma, sinusitis, sports injuries, IBS and Crohn's Disease, fears and phobias, anger issues, grief, relationship issues, coping with divorce, parenting issues, motivation, depression, trauma, self-esteem, personal and spiritual growth, sexual dysfunction, sports enhancement, smoking cessation, nail biting, hair pulling, obsessive shopping, study enhancement and much more.
Introducing The Practitioners
Julie Roth and Gina Mee are NCCAOM certified in the practice of acupuncture and Chinese herbs. James Schwartz is a Board Certified Hypnotherapist and an NLP practitioner. Velina Lujan specializes in Stress Management Counsulting and is a Certified Massage Therapist. Paula Cates practices massage and is a Certified Neuromuscular Therapist.
Julie A. Roth, L.Ac.
Julie Roth (L.Ac.) is a graduate of the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, California where she received her Masters degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine. She is Nationally Certified by the NCCAOM in the practice of both Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology and has been a practitioner of Chinese Medicine since 1994.
Currently, Julie is the owner/director of the Roth Acupuncture Clinic located in Lakewood and specializes in family medicine with an emphasis on gynecology and infertility. She works with fertility clients of every nature, whether it be women preparing for a medical procedure, or those who simply wish to get their bodies healthier and better prepared for natural conception.
Because Julie's educational background in Chinese medicine is very diverse, she treats a wide variety of health issues including headaches, sinus problems, asthma, digestive issues, sports injuries, back pain, PMS, insomnia, anxiety and stress.
Julie sees her role as a coach and teacher, helping her clients to learn to take personal responsibility for their health, so that the goal of achieving vitality today carries over into a future state of sustained health and well-being. Please view Julie's web site for more information: http://www.julierothacupuncture.com/.
- Previous owner/director of Life Source Healing Center in San Diego, California
- Magna Cum Laude graduate of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, with Masters Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
- Nationally certified (by exam) through the NCCAOM in the practice of both Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology. (Dipl. Ac; Dipl. C.H.)
- Licensed by the California Board of Acupuncture (L.Ac.)
- Licensed Acupuncturist in the State of Colorado (L. Ac.)
- Professional Member of the Acupuncture Association of Colorado
- Specializing in infertility since 1999.
- Master of Arts in Education with nine years teaching experience in Michigan.
- Five years experience as Massage Therapist.
- Consulting expert on Chinese Medicine for the recent book, The Mind-Body Fertility Connection
Please contact Julie at 303.989.6409 for additional information.
Email: jr(at)julierothacupuncture.com (Please replace (at) with @.)
James Schwartz, BCH
James Schwart, BCH, is a Board Certified Hypnotherapist, an NLP practitioner, and the author of The Mind-Body Fertility Connection. He is certified by the National Guild of Hypnotists and a member of the Colorado Association of Psychotherapists. James is the founder and director of the Rocky Mountain Hypnotherapy Center in Lakewood, Colorado, and is certified in Complementary Medical Hypnosis, NeuroLinguistic Programming and HypnoBirthing®.
James specializes in several areas of hypnotherapy including hypnotherapy to promote fertility , building self-esteem, weight management , HypnoBirthing® , Complementary Medical Hypnosis, eliminating fears and phobias, insomnia, smoking cessation, relationship strengthening, academic and sports performance, increasing motivation, stress management, and working with anxiety. With additional studies in counseling and psychotherapy, NLP, guided meditation, smoking cessation treatment and hypnosis for diabetes, James has a background that is unique and diverse.
James is a graduate of California State University at Dominguez Hills and San Diego State University. He is a former teacher of English, ESL (USA and Japan), writing for multimedia, and he has taught courses in stress management, hypnosis for fertility and meditation.
Through his extensive hypnotherapy work with infertility clients, James created and developed a highly successful fertility program called Hypnosis to Promote Fertility which focuses on healing the mental and emotional barriers that can often prevent conception. This work became the basis for The Mind-Body Fertility Connection.
As a former teacher, James believes that educating clients and personalizing each treatment plan is an essential part of the healing process.
Please contact James for additional information at 303.987.1604 or Click Here to contact him by email.
Gina Mackovic, L.Ac., Licensed Acupuncturist
Gina Mackovic L.Ac. received her Masters in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine at Southwest Acupuncture College in Boulder, CO in 2007. She studied under many specialists in the field. While training as a student, Gina treated patients in the OB/GYN clinic, Oncology clinic, assisted living home for elderly and rehabilitating patients, and Kototama clinic (a balancing Japanese acupuncture style).
After graduating, Gina helped to open a low-income acupuncture clinic in Denver, CO. This clinic provided healthcare for a large number of people that could otherwise not afford it. In May of 2009, she opened up her own clinic in San Diego, CA. In Oct. 2010, with a great opportunity in Palm Springs, CA Gina relocated. She treated among many other skilled and caring healthcare practitioners at Whole Body Health ... a wellness center.
Currently, Gina is practicing in Lakewood, Colorado, specializing in OB/GYN, fertility, pain management, stress relief, emotional balancing, allergies, and neurological conditions. With a gentle approach she treats the whole body giving balance and harmony to fight off disease and prevent sickness.
Please contact Gina for additional information at 720.431.6880
Email: Ginamee22(at)yahoo.com (Please replace (at) with @.)
Velina Lujan MA,CMT, Certified Holistic Stress Manager
Velina has helped many to find more Energy, Vitality, Clarity regarding the root of the Challenges, and resources for Resolution. Her other areas of expertise are:
- ~ Relationship Challenges
- ~ Job Dissatisfaction
- ~ Sexual Dysfunction
- ~ Aging - Major Life Transitions
- ~ Pelvic Pain
- ~ Chronic Pain
- ~ Chronic Health Conditions
- ...and Much More!
Velina Lujan's unique skills, training and background lay the foundation for her approach to consultation, coaching and massage & bodywork. Her intention is to support her clients in managing their stress more effectively through practical, time efficient and highly effective methods.
Through Velina's passion to inspire and motivate her clients to realize their highest selves, she touches their hearts and minds, and thus, brings healing and hope. Her massage is a nurturing complement, helping to break through the body armor and drop into the deeper issues that lie beneath the surface.
Are you feeling overwhelmed by the magnitude of your responsibilities and need more peace, energy and vitality while pursuing your vision? Come alive as you free yourself of the stressors that have gotten in the way of your life’s work. Velina motivates, inspires and gently yet powerfully supports her clients on their journey.
Email: velina(at)your stress manager.com (Please replace (at) with @)
Paula Cates is a Neuromuscular Massage Therapist. She specializes in therapeutic applications of massage for deep aches and minor injuries including whiplash, shoulder strain and low back tension. Paula graduated from the Colorado School of Healing Arts in 2002. After working for a Chiropractor with patients who had injuries from car accidents she returned to the same school for advanced study, earning her Advanced Neuromuscular Certification. Paula describes how she approaches her work: “It is my privilege to do massage work to improve my clients’ comfort in their bodies. I talk with them about their goals for the massage and give suggestions about how I can best help achieve those results. Together we create a relaxing and healing experience.”
Paula Cates, Neuromuscular Massage Therapist
Paula Cates, RMT
Email: paula.cates(at)gmail.com (Please replace "at" with @)
Our center is located on the northwest corner of 4th and Union Boulevard in Lakewood, Colorado. There is plenty of free parking for your convenience.
Lakewood Holistic Practitioners
445 Union Blvd., Suite 302
Lakewood, Colorado 80228