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Educational information, books, videos, brochures, support groups and so much more!

Service Dogs

When we think of “service dogs,” most of us think first of guide dogs for the blind.  But since 1990, when the Americans With Disabilities Act was signed into law, these canine caregivers have cheerfully taken on an ever-expanding role in human health and well-being and proven themselves to be invaluable…

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Gluten-Free household products

SUNSCREEN The following brands are free of gluten and many can be found at your local supermarket: Lavera Sunblock Children and Babies SPF 30 (organic) Keys Solar Rx Moisturizing Cosmetic Sunblock SPF 30+ (organic) Banana Boat (only sunscreens) Coppertone California Baby (organic) Rocky Mountain Sunscreen Sun Sensitive SPF 45+ (organic)…

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Gluten-Free recipes

If you have any items to add to our growing list, please email us at contact@healthyunow.org Gluten-Free Play Dough Every child deserves to enjoy the silliness and creativity of the classic play dough, and children with allergies have every right to enjoy the dough-y goodness. 2 cups baking soda 1…

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Support Groups

ASD Moms Support Group

Parents of children with autism need a circle of like-minded friends to support one another. For the past five years, masters-level therapist, Janeen Herskovitz has been facilitating connection and healing for local ASD parents through specially designed support groups.

This is a confidential, private group that meets in a therapeutic setting, once a week, for ten weeks. Janeen has a 14-year-old son who is profoundly impacted by autism, and has created the group curriculum with the needs of ASD moms in mind. Her private practice, Puzzle Peace Counseling, specializes in providing psychotherapy to families living with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

The group will meet weekly on Wednesday mornings from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at the Puzzle Peace Counseling office, located next door to Pediatric Partners of Ponte Vedra, on Palm Valley Road.

Interested? Get your name on the pre-registration list today! This group fills up quickly and is limited to a maximum of 10 moms. For more information or to register, contact Janeen at 904.501.3809 or janeen@PuzzlePeaceCounseling.com. For more information visit www.PuzzlePeaceCounseling.com.

Extra-Special Moms Support Group

Moms of children with autism need a circle of like-minded friends to support one another. Since 2008, psychotherapist and autism strategist, Janeen Herskovitz has been facilitating connection and healing for local ASD parents through specially designed support groups.

This is a confidential, private group that meets in a therapeutic setting, weekly for a set number of weeks. Janeen has a young-adult son who is profoundly impacted by autism, and has created the group curriculum with the needs of ASD moms in mind. Her private practice, Puzzle Peace Counseling, specializes in providing help to families living with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

To find out when the next group series begins, or if you have any questions, contact Janeen at 904.501.3809 or janeen@PuzzlePeaceCounseling.com. For more information visit www.PuzzlePeaceCounseling.com.

HealthyUNow Books

HealthyUNow Books (HUN Books) is an imprint of Water Street Press with a very special mission: make the important science of functional medicine accessible to a broad readership. Proceeds from the purchase of our books go to the building fund of the Integrated Autism Wellness, Residential and Educational Community Center.

The HealthyUNow foundation founder, Julie A. Buckley, MD, is a leading functional medicine specialist. She describes herself as an ordinary, everyday pediatrician who began her “residency” in functional medicine under pressure: her daughter, Dani, was diagnosed with autism. As she witnessed her daughter’s recovery and then applied these principles of functional medicine to professional athletes, cancer care, and other medically challenging patients, Dr. Buckley realized that there was a communication gap between complex medicine and the lay person wanting to participate actively in the restoration of their health.

Healing Our Autistic Children

Dr. Buckley’s first book, Healing Our Autistic Children (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008), chronicles the knowledge gained, and how she applied it to treating–and reversing–her own child’s illness. This book bridges many of those proverbial communication gaps—the gap between spouses as they search for solutions for their child, the gap between parents and grandparents when there are generational differences in the approach to medical care, and the gap between parent and pediatrician who may not be well versed in functional medicine. Inevitably, the reader, the caregiver, the teacher, the therapist, the observer—each of them, as they read about and observe the restoration of health, finds themselves asking the question, “Would this sort of approach work for me?”

The HealthyUNow Foundation understands that the answer to that question is a resounding “Yes!” We are proud to be publishing accessible material to a readership hungry for sound science presented in an understandable fashion that will help them on their quest for vigorous vitality. With our imprint, HUN Books, we are proud to have a role in helping authors disseminate the science of wellness—the message of dynamic health.

Breast Cancer: Start Here

Dr. Buckley’s second book, released on Mother’s Day 2014, has been co-authored with Dr. Ankit Desai. Their collaboration on Breast Cancer: Start Here developed as a result of their patient-physician relationship when Dr. Buckley developed breast cancer in 2009. This book is intended to help those diagnosed with breast cancer to navigate their cancer care, providing information and insight into an integrated, functional medicine approach.

Her third book, Youth Sports: Start Here: Everything You Need to Know About Promoting Health and Preventing Injury for Your Young Athlete, applies the principles of Functional Medicine to Sports Therapy, is co-authored with Eugene Munroe, offensive tackle for the Baltimore Ravens, and publishes May 2016.

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