About My Extended Team
Katherine Erlich, M.D. is a pediatrican who completed her pediatric residency at William Beaumont Hospital in 1998. She practiced conventional pediatrics in Oakland County for 11 years before opening Healing the Whole Child (www.healingthewholechild.com). Over the years, she welcomed newborn babies into the world and treated sick children at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Providence Hosptial in Southfield and Novi, Henry Ford Hospital, Huron Valley Hospital, and Sinai-Grace Hospital.
In June 2009, Dr. Erlich said good-bye to her large conventional pediatric practice in Bingham Farms, Michigan and, in October 2009, she resumed caring for patients through Healing the Whole Child, PLLC. Dr. Erlich has a passion for trying to understand why people get sick and for learning how to help children truly be well, not just how to suppress symptoms. Consequently Dr. Erlich has focused on learning ways to prevent illness and help to support our bodies’ innate ability to heal.
Jacquie Worthy, D.O.M (NM) is nationally board certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) as a Diplomat of Acupuncture, Oriental Medicine, and Chinese Herbology. Jacquie has been an Acupuncturist at the Center for Holistic Medicine in West Bloomfield for the past 13 years. Prior to that she was the founding and managing partner of Bridge Acupuncture Associates in Albuquerque, NM.
We welcome Robert Simon who will join us at the Center for Holistic Medicine beginning, Thursday June 1st, 2017 to provide Pain Management services. Robert is a Licensed Acupuncturist, Herbalist, Brennan Healing Science Practitioner, and Clinical Massage Therapist, with extensive training in Qigong, NAET Allergy Elimination, EFT, Cranial Sacral Therapy, & Advanced Orthopedics. Alternative medicine has been a lifelong pursuit. Growing up with holistic medicine and practicing Chigong (the Chinese method of energy cultivation) since the age of 16, Robert has always had an interest in alternative methods of healing and health. After graduating from The University of Michigan with a B.A. in Asian Studies, he attended the Barbara Brennan School of Healing, a four year program in energy healing. After the Brennan program and countless courses in manual therapy, Robert studied at Yo San University where he specialized in advanced orthopedics, earning a Master degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Meet Karen Hayes- our #EnergyHealer, who also provides #NAET #allergy treatments and #Reiki healing. You do not have to be a patient to receive these services at the #CenterforHolisticMedicine ph : 248-851-1600.
Ms. Jennie Dare Drummond
Ms. Jennie Dare Drummond is a nationally certified Physician Assistant who has been practicing medicine for over 15 years. Jennie grew up locally and graduated with Honors from West Bloomfield High School. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Kalamazoo College in 1999 with a major in Health Sciences and a minor in Biopsychology. Jennie went on to graduate from Wayne State University in 2002 with a Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies.
Jennie has experience in many areas of medicine including Gynecology, Emergency Medicine, Physiatry, and Family Medicine. She personally adopted a Holistic lifestyle at the beginning of her career, and is thrilled to be joining a practice where she can share the knowledge and skills that she utilizes for herself and her family.
Jennie’s unique experience as a Physician Assistant allows her to practice with autonomy, flexibility; compassion, and authority. Her practice emphasizes treating the whole person, and incorporates the following specialties:
• Assessing and diagnosing acute, episodic, and chronic illness
• Treatment of thyroid and other hormonal
• Therapies for coping with autoimmune disorders
• Ozone therapy
• Stem cell therapy
• Wellness-focused nutritional consultation using natural vitamins, minerals, herbs and hormones to help the body heal itself, including: nutritional IV therapies and bio-identical hormones
Jennie has a passion for health and wellness that encompasses the mind, body and spirit. She finds personal balance and joy with any outdoor activity, especially those involving our beautiful local lakes. In her free time, you will find Jennie paddle boarding, wake surfing, swimming, boating or snowboarding.
She is also an avid dancer, and a certified Zumba instructor.
Jennie will be accepting new patients at the Center for Holistic Medicine in 2018. If you wish to schedule an appointment, please contact our main office at 248-851-1600.