Meet Our Staff
Dr. Robert Edelburg
Dr. Robert Edelburg started on the healer's journey in the 80's with
training in Reiki, Craniosacral Therapy, Myofascial Release Therapy and
Massage Therapy. He returned to school and graduated with his doctorate
in Chiropractic in 2000 from Western States Chiropractic College. After
graduation, Dr. Edelburg moved to Palm Springs where he established the
Edelburg Chiropractic and Wellness Center. He prefers to practice in a
multidisciplinary setting and is very excited about the opening of the
Palm Springs Healing Center and the amazing people coming to
Michael Boyer L.Ac.
Michael Boyer L.Ac. has spent over 20 years honing his skills in the
healing arts. An early passion for yoga and shiatsu massage served as a
springboard into the field of Chinese Medicine and, in 1995, Michael
graduated from Oakland’s Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences
with a Master of Science Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Read more...
Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine
Dr. Marc Eisman
Professor, Dr.Marc Eisman, B.Sci, D.C., Health and Fitness Guru
Dr. Marc Eisman graduated Cornell University with a B.S. in Life Sciences on the Dean’s list. He later obtained a Doctorate in Chiropractic graduating Magna Cum Laude from Cleveland Chiropractic College in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Eisman attained an Associate Professorship at Southern California College of Chiropractic and taught Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy for eight years whilst maintaining three very successful practices in Beverly Hills, California. Marc migrated to Australia opening several Gyms and Fitness centres based on Chiropractic principles. He has published many articles pertaining to Health and Fitness while serving on the Board of Fitness New South Wales, Australia as well as the State Advisory Board of Community and Special Populations Community. He served on several Gold’s Gym Advisory Boards. Marc lived and practiced chiropractic abroad in Australia, India, Indonesia, Sweden and Egypt.
In 2009 Marc was named President of Gold’s Gym Academy where he relocated to Jakarta, Indonesia. His duties and accomplishments included the complete set up of the largest Fitness Institute serving South East Asia. Responsibilities included setting up Wellness Centre’s , curriculum development, staff and management training and obtaining accreditation.
The Academy is the only recognized and accredited ACSM official facility in South East Asia. In 2010 Marc returned to the USA and settled down in Palm Springs where he practices his true passion CHIROPRACTIC . Marc specializes on members of the older community practicing a dynamic chiropractic approach stressing health and longevity.
Elemir Jakocs, LMT
Elemir is a highly skilled body worker with over 20 years of experience. He is well educated, highly knowlegable and is certified in many different methods of treatment. He is also a Certified Massage Instructor and has taught hundreds of massage school students since 1994.
With over 3500 hours of training, from European, Canadian and American schools, Elemir is one of the best and most experienced Massage Therapists in the Coachella Valley. In addition to Deep Tissue and Therapeutic Massage , he practices Kinesiology, Shiatsu, Somatic Bodywork, Sports Massage, Lymphatic Drainage and Reflexology to name a few.
In addition to his considerable accomplishments in body work therapies. Elemir also holds a Masters Degree in Natural Health and a Doctoral Degree in Naturopathy from Clayton School of Natural Healing. He is also a member of the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals.
M. Daniel Roberge
From the land of Hockey, Curling and Mukluks, Daniel spent his early years in Canada and made his way south in pursuit of his health education aspirations.
After a South East Asia trip that awakened a dormant call to explore the realms of alternative healing, Daniel attended and graduated from the Holistic Institute in Emeryville California in 1997.
Subsequent studies with orthopedic specialists and pioneers (Whitney Lowe, Eric Dalton, James Waslaski to name a few) have given Daniel a very well rounded and stocked tool chest of manual therapies to bring to the table.
For the past 15 years, Daniel has owned and operated a clinic in the East San Francisco area working with a wide range of clientele including professional athletes, Olympians, weekend warriors and other optimal health seeking individuals.
Daniel has CAMTC certifications and is a member of ABMP and AMTA.
Leo Libreros, CMT
Leo is a bodywork therapist. He is a professional, certified member of AMBT (Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals).
"I specialize in clinical therapeutic bodywork: Myofacial release, soft tissue release, deep tissue sports, trigger point therapy and structural bodywork. I have successfully treated frozen shoulder, carpal tunnel, thoracic outlet syndrome, chronic neck and back pain, rotator cuff injuries, tedonitis, tennis and golfers elbow, headaches and sports injuries."
"Sessions can be intense but not painful and you can expect dramatic results including including injury recovery, pain reduction, stress relief, better posture and freedom of movement. I have been trained by well known rolfers in the USA therefore my sessions are very focused in whole body structural integration.
Making the choice to embark on a healing journey is vital to living a full and happy life. I will be truly commited to your health and well being and will provide the best care to assist in the healing of your pain or injury."
Kyle Taylor, CMT
Kyle R. Taylor, C.M.T Certified Massage Therapist is a
graduate of the Cayce Reilly School of Massage therapy and has practiced in the
health and wellness field for over 15 years. Upon graduation he continued his
studies in Cranial Sacral therapy and Somatic Emotional Release at The Upledger
Institute. In addition, Kyle is certified in La Stone therapy,
Reiki, and most recently is obtaining his level II Watsu.
He is trained in Deep Tissue, Swedish, Sports, Pre-Natal, Healing Touch and
Claire Kruppe, M.D.
Dr. Kruppe is a California licensed Medical Doctor, Board Certified Anatomic / Clinical Pathologist and Immunohematologist, and has been practicing traditional medicine for 22 years. This foundation of traditional medical practice combined with her addition of alternative medical approaches provides patients with a uniquiely reliable and comprehensive wellness program.
- Patient advocacy
- Second opinion / Medical reviews
- Medical Marijuana Recommendations
- Wellness care for seniors
- Weight Loss / Nutritional Counciling Go to Dr. Kruppe's website for more information.
- Please call Dr. Kruppe directly to make an appointment
Brian Healey, LCSW
Brian Healey, LCSW, has been practicing psychotherapy in California for the last twelve years. He had served seven years as the clinical manager for a group practice in Palm Desert, and previously worked as a lead clinician with Riverside County Department of Mental Health. Brian obtained his Master of Social Work degree at Washington University in St. Louis, where he trained under nationally-renown therapists, psychiatrists, and researchers. He has successfully treated men and women who had struggled with a variety of concerns, such as depression, grief, substance abuse, family and work conflict, anxiety, trauma, and life transitions. With a great breadth of understanding in interpersonal relationship dynamics, trauma recovery, mindfulness, personal development, and restructuring unconscious belief patterns, he has a wide range of skills and tools to help his clients. In addition, he has extensive knowledge and experience in a variety of therapeutic approaches, including psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, family systems, holistic, and positive psychology. Clients he works with will be attune to, and appreciate, the intricate connections among the brain, the mind, the body, and personal energy.
Some specific population groups he has worked with include the gay and lesbian community, couples, substance-recovering clients, medical professionals, law enforcement, and military personnel. Working with children as young as four, with seniors in their eighties and nineties, and with families of every kind of background has richly broadened his experience. He is active in the community, and has volunteered with a diverse range of civic organizations. He loves to learn, to laugh, and to teach. He finds witnessing the healing, achievements, and new insights that clients develop to be incredible rewarding. He firmly believes that we all have innate abilities to create greater happiness and success, and works with clients to establish their own unique expression of their highest potential – to honor their own true self and their place in the world.
For information or appointments, please call Brian directly at 760-413-4013Please visit Brian's website: www.palmspringstherapy.net