We are a group of highly skilled, educated, experienced and compassionate therapists/practitioners that are loosely connected to exchange information and support our clients through that interaction. Each of us are fully licensed and/or certified and offer excellent professional therapeutic services in our own unique fields.
Intake & Outreach Consultant
Katie is our lovely outreach consultant. She will most often be the first to respond to your initial inquiries. She is a writer with a beautiful and contagious smile. Being new to Atlanta, we are fortunate to incorporate her into our team.
Karen Lang, MSW, LAc, Acupuncturist
Listen to Karen being interviewed by Mitsuko from this SoundCloud link here (new window).
Karen is a state and nationally licensed acupuncturist and owner of Dogwood Healing Arts. Karen sees patients at Decatur Healing Arts. Using her extensive training in several lineages of acupuncture as well as other Chinese Medicine modalities, Karen has helped many people transform their health by addressing issues such as pain, depression, anxiety, menopause symptoms and fertility support. Karen’s passion is to help people re-establish their natural ability to thrive - physically and emotionally.
Karen’s experience in healing began as a social worker working with sexual assault and domestic violence survivors. Her deep compassionate way of being has always part of her treatment. Seeking a more holistic approach to facilitating health and well-being Karen was drawn to study acupuncture. Karen holds a Masters Diploma in Acupuncture from Jung Tao School of Classical Chinese Medicine.Karen practices at Decatur Healing Arts. You can learn more about Karen and her service at DogwoodHealingArts.com.
Clyde Ranney, Orthopedic Massage
Clyde has independently operated a full practice for many years, and has recently moved his studio at the Annex of Decatur Healing Arts. In addition to holding certification as an Orthopedic Manual Therapist, he has extensive experience and knowledge having learned advanced techniques and/or assisted with teachings of prominent figures in the field (such as George Kousaleous and James Waslaski). Clyde utilizes a combination of mechanical, reflex and energy-based therapies to immediately eliminate specific points of pain as they are uncovered. Clyde's treatment doesn’t have to be painful to get you out of pain. Clyde is widely appreciated as a mentor to many therapists, and he brings to the local Decatur community tremendous healing presence.
To book an appointment with Clyde, call/text him at 404-444-1172 or email info@decaturTMJ.com
Juanita Fuller, M.S. LMT, Massage Therapist
License # MT 007239
Juanita's list of certifications is more than impressive, but her actual touch and service is even more so. This write up does not do justice with the healing work she provides. With her extensive experience, your session will be completely customized, tailored and fit to meet your needs. She is a grandma with great gentle spirit, and an always bright beautiful smile. With her eclectic approach that spans across the globe, you are literally in good hands (and she may even use her feet too).
To book a comprehensive TMJ massage session with Juanita, you can contact us at 404-828-0486, or email info@decaturTMJ.com
EFT Master, Master Trainer
Nancy Gnecco is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a master's degree in education. She is an EFT Founding Master and a master trainer for the Association for the Advancement of Meridian Eneergy Therapies (AAMET). Nancy is a Diplomat and mentor in the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychotherapy (ACEP). She has worked with children and adults for thirty years in public and private settings. Nancy maintains a prIvate therapy practice and offers AAMET-approved workshops and certification in EFT, as well as approved TAT workshops.
A trainer in Tapas Acupressure Technique (TAT), Nancy also teaches Comprehensive Chakra Therapy based on the work of Drs. Anodea Judith and Asha Clinton (AIT). Nancy is also a practitioner in Dynamic Energetic Healing (DEH), having studied with Mary Hammond. Most recently, she is training in an advanced meridian-based technique - Matrix Reimprinting - created by Karl Dawson.
Nancy has been teaching energy psychotherapy modalities since 1995. She combines traditional "talk therapy" counseling with dynamic, new power therapies, all of which work to heal emotional and physical issures at their source--the body's energy systems.
A frequent presenter at national and international energy conferences (i.e., EFT Master Showcase, ACEP, CAIT, Maine School Counselors Association annual conference, etc.), Nancy offers workshops and seminars for helping professionals who wish to learn these new power therapies, and for the general public--anyone who is interested in using these dynamic self-help techniques for personal growth and development. Most recently, Nancy presented at Old Dominion University's Institute for Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Tuscany, Italy.
Melissa Lester Olson, LCSW
Melissa is a psychotherapist in private practice in Atlanta. Since 1996 she has specialized in working with Women in a variety of settings. Her areas of expertise include Eating Disorders, LGBTQ Issues including Coming Out Later in Life, Family of Origin work, Anxiety, Depression and Stress. Melissa’s practice combines psychodynamic therapy with Meditation, Mindfulness, EFT Tapping and Hypnosis. To learn more about Melissa and her practicie, visit melissalesterolson.com.
Mitsuko Ito, LMT, CNMT, - License # MT008998
Accredited Certified EFT Practitioner (AAMET)
Mitsuko has a special interest in working with adults, and parents whose painful childhood experiences are keeping them from enjoying fulfilling lives. She is fascinated by how our bodies are put together, and continues to be marveled at the layers of what consists us. Based on the premise that our bodies holds on to stress which can manifest as pain and triggers, she teaches and empowers clients so they will know what to do in releasing those blockages.
Mitsuko has provided a wide range of service - from the deepest massage "Sokssage," to very specific and accurate myofascial trigger point removals even in very sensitive areas, to now focusing on assisting you in transforming your subconscious beliefs so you can create a deep healing that is linked to your identity. When you are ready to create breakthroughs and change of directions in your life, Mitsuko would love to assist you in creating the life you desire. Please call 404-828-0486 or email: info@decaturTMJ.com
Are you a practitioner / therapist passionate about supporting clients who could be suffering from difficult situations?
Then, please contact us. I would love to compile resources for clients who are seeking support from qualified, capable and compassionate therapists/practitioners who resonate with what we do. Email: info@decaturTMJ.com