Links and Resources
Complementary businesses in the Gresham area
Rebecca Herrin, LAc~Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine
Inner Balance Chiropractic ~Chiropractic Care
Gresham Balance BodyWorks ~Swedish & Barefoot Massage
Primary Care Naturopathic Doctors & Midwives:
Jill Turner, ND (Downtown Gresham)
Other Portland Metro Area Excellent Health Care Providers:
Gather- Professional Counseling Services with Melissa Harbert
Montavilla Community Acupuncture ~ community & private appointments with excellent providers.
Tom Takehuchi, DC: 503-255-5011
Thai Massage Therapists and Teachers:
The Naga Center- Excellent Thai medicine & massage school. Right here in the metro area.
David & Janice Weitzer - Inspiring teachers and massage therapists in Beaverton, OR.
Portland Thai Massage ~Lauren Ferreira, LMT; SE Portland
Ākāsa Thai Healing Arts- SE Portland/Division
Erin Wright, LMT- North Portland/Mississippi
Stephanie Paley - Lake Oswego, OR.
Non-Portland Thai Practitioners & Teachers:
Woven Body Healing Arts - Bodywork, Reusi Dat Ton, Education: Damion Bond, LMT; Eugene, OR
Jim Madras, LMT- Eugene, Oregon
Montana Bodyworks- Jennifer Vanderburg, LMT; Missoula, Montana
Iron Bird Bodywork- Jessica Dafni, LMT; Brunswick, Maine
Further Thai Medicine Information:
Traditional Thai Medical Theory for Bodyworkers
Available at Powell's Books or online at Amazon.com.
A Thai Herbal:
Updated edition 2014.
Reusi Dat Ton
Woven Body Healing Arts - Damion Bond, LMT; Eugene, OR
Wells Yoga --David Wells, teacher of Indian Yoga and Reusi Dat Ton and painstaking researcher.
Learn a little more about the foundations of the tradition and support traditional healers.
Other Health Resources:
Pregnancy & Postpartum Topics:
Death By Delivery-- Video Newscast Covering Significant Racial Disparities in Maternal Mortality
Black Mamas Matter -- Advancing Black Maternal Health, Rights & Justice
The First Forty Days -- A Modern Take on Traditional Chinese Postpartum Practices
*Ice Delays Recovery by Dr. Gabe Mirkin (the doctor who coined the term R.I.C.E)
Ice Is For Dead Things - Chinese Medicine's View (which tends to agree with Thai medicine's view).
A very incomplete list, but it will get a person started.
A Buddhist version of AA. A nice alternative for anyone wanting a different approach to a similar process.
Help Animals in Thailand! The word "soi" refers here to an alley. This organization takes stray dogs off the streets, gives them health care and when possible, homes.
Helping individuals, couples, and service-based businesses confidently manage their money.
Animal tracking and naturalist skills
For adults & children
distributing the wealth of area fruit from participating private properties
Snow Cap -
Feeding the hungry just down the street from our office.
Yelp- Find me and other local businesses.
Photography on this site by:
Dave Herbertson Photography
Sarah Carl & Friends