Sacred Healing Arts at Your Service
Dr. Lori Kimata, N.D.
Naturopathic Physician & Midwife
Dr. Lori Kimata was born and raised in Hawaii, received her bachelors in Psychology from UCLA and her medical degree from National College in 1988. As a Naturopathic Physician, Midwife, Yoga Instructor, Author, Guest Lecturer, Sexual & Spiritual Counselor, Musician and Nature Lover, “Dr. Lori” travels extensively, calling herself a “Life Artist.” Whether working, hiking, gardening, surfing, dancing, writing, drumming, painting,cooking, or exploring life, she puts her passion, creativity and aloha into her adventures all the same. Her space in Haleiwa is dedicated to “Vis Medicatrix Naturae” (The Healing Power of Nature) and the medicines of our sacred Mother Earth, where individuals, couples, groups and corporations can cultivate personal growth, radiant aliveness and ultimately inner peace.
Dr. Kathryn Taketa-Wong, N.D., L.Ac.
Naturopathic Physician & Licensed Acupuncturist
Dr. Kathryn Taketa-Wong practices holistic family medicine with the philosophy of empowering patients to take an active role in their health. She specializes in medical treatment of autism spectrum disorders and ADHD, having completed training through the Autism Research Institute (formerly known as DAN!) and the Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs. Her area of interest extends to sensory processing disorders, learning disabilities, Down’s Syndrome, and cerebral palsy. This interest came through a strong desire to help her brother, who has Asperger’s syndrome, and others with similar needs. Born and raised in Hawaii, she received her doctoral degree in naturopathic medicine and master’s degree in Oriental Medicine from the National College of Natural Medicine (formerly National College of Naturopathic Medicine) in Oregon. She completed a bachelor’s degree in speech-language pathology, pre-medical coursework and an endocrinology honors thesis at Brigham Young University, Utah. She is certified in Qigong Sensory Training, a Chinese medicine-based massage shown in research studies to improve behavior, social and language skills in children with autism and developmental delays.
Tara Mattes, L.Ac.
Licensed Acupuncturist & Certified Doula
Tara Mattes is a licensed Acupuncturist and certified Doula. Tara graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a B.A in World Religions and Biology. Upon graduation her career took her to various parts of the world where she eventually encountered acupuncture. Determined to learn more about this art, she was fortunate enough to land in Hawaii where she choose to study under Taoist Master, Dr. Chang Yi Hsiang, Ph. D. at the Tai Hsuan College of Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine. Focusing on Women’s Health, she sought out Sacred Healing Arts as a perfect fit, where she specializes in fertility, pregnancy, postpartum care, gynecological disharmony, and general well being. In addition to women’s health she is interested in all aspects of health and harmony and has a wide variety of experience from pain management, stress and fatigue, to addiction and recovery. As a Chinese medicine practitioner she treats each patient as a unique individual and implores the techniques of acupuncture, fire cupping, bodywork, nutritional counseling and herbs.
Silver Goodier, L.M.T.
Licensed Massage Therapist & Reiki Practitioner
Silver Goodier is a licensed massage therapist and reiki practitioner. Born and raised in New York City, she holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Mount Holyoke College. She later received her law degree from Brooklyn Law School and promptly moved to Guatemala with humanitarian pursuits in mind. There a different plan took shape and Silver initiated her massage career and earned her Usui Reiki III certification.
After returning to the US, she completed over 1000 hours of training in therapeutic massage and hydrotherapy at the Finger Lakes School of Massage in upstate New York. She is also certified in Active Release Technique® (ART®) for soft tissue pain management and continues to educate herself on ways to bring clients a healthful awareness of their body through her practice.
Her off hours are filled with staying active, family time, friends, random creative projects with her husband, and very occasional dabbles in cooking.
Midwife, Doula, and Lactation Counselor
Jaymie Lewis graduated from The Evergreen State College in 2004 with an undergraduate degree in Organic Farming and Fine Art. In 2006, she moved to Oahu and discovered that she was called to become a birth worker through her own childbearing experience. “I wanted to share with others that the bonds built between father and mother and child were worth every laboring moment and that their journey together as a family was sacred.”
In the fall of 2009 she took a labor doula training course, in 2010 began midwifery training and became a certified Lactation Counselor. In 2012 and 2015, Jaymie became certified in Neonatal Resuscitation through the American Heart Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics. She has assisted hundreds of women in their childbearing choices since 2010, has been practicing as a direct entry midwife since 2014, and is currently working towards a CPM certificate. http://hanaupono.com