House Calls

House Calls Started This Year

House calls are meant for patients who are temporarily or permanently home bound, or for other good reasons can't make it into the office.

To schedule a house call: Tel (203) 853-1919; email

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Learn To Meditate - at our facility

I am pleased to announce that, as an integral part of our complementary medicine practice, Ben Spang, our Psychotherapist and Yoga Instructor, will conduct a four week meditation course at our facility.

You may find meditation and the peace of mind it brings along, particularly useful in these-stress laden days. With the help of this course you will learn how to use meditation, mindfulness and relaxation techniques to:
  • Develop more inner peace, acceptance and love
  • Move beyond stress and live more fully in the present
  • Transform destructive patterns of thoughts, feelings and behavior
  • Live your life with more purpose, passion and love

Time: 4 Thursdays, 6:30-7:45 pm, starting May 27
Location: Our facility, 83 East Ave., suite #302, Norwalk, CT 06851
Cost: $99, payable in full before sessions begin, to Ben Spang.
To register and to get additional information, call our office (203) 853-1919.
Hope to see you there, fully ready to gain a new insight into what's really important in life.

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Acupuncture, yoga and massage therapy at our facility

New and exciting things are happening at our facility. It's the integration of conventional medicine, alternative medicine, psychotherapy and massage therapy under one roof. Our professionals, and some of the services they provide, include:

Mark Gutkin, L. Ac., MS. Mark is a graduate of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine with a Master Degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine. He practices in a traditional Chinese and Korean (SuJok) style acupuncture incorporating Chinese herbal medicine, Tui Na bodywork, Eastern Nutrition and lifestyle counseling. He specializes in post-surgical rehabilitation, chronic pain and arthritis as well as Digestive and Pre/Post menopausal issues.

Mark is affiliated with Lifetime Learners Institute at NCC. He encourages his patients and students to take responsibility for their own health providing them with tools to aid in continued recovery.

Ben Spang, LCSW, M.Ed., MBA. Ben is a licensed psychotherapist and a professional-level yoga instructor who works with adolescents, adults and groups. Offering both a traditional and a holistic, mind-body approach, he helps people to source their own inner wisdom and innate healing capacity. Areas of specialty include stress and anger management, depression and anxiety disorders, low self-esteem, trauma, physical illness and relationship and career issues. Modalities and techniques may include cognitive behavioral therapy, EMDR, meditative dialoguing, mindfulness, creative visualization, yoga and meditation.
Services offered include Psychotherapy, Private Yoga and/or Meditation, Groups (Yoga, Stress Management, Meditation and Mindfulness).

Kristi Worden, LMT. Kristi is a licensed massage therapist in both Connecticut and New York . She is a graduate of the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy’s Clinical Program where she received in-depth education and training in both Eastern and Western massage techniques oriented toward rehabilitation and relaxation. Using a combination of Swedish massage, deep tissue and acupressure, Kristi works with clients to help improve their range of motion, body awareness and muscular balance.

Stay tuned, new things are happening all the time...

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