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"We're Simply the Best"

We are not bragging; rather we are merely stating what others have told us.  Our patients and colleagues LOVE our approach to wellness.  We listen to our patients, identify the patients' concerns and needs, look for the root causes of conditions, discuss both our recommendations and the frequency of treatment that we feel is best, and invite input from the patients' other healthcare team members.

Dr. Ruth Moore

Dr. Moore is a doctor of Mind-Body Medicine in Maine and is board certified in Clinical (medical) Aromatherapy through the Alliance of International Aromatherapists (AIA) and the National Association of Holistic Aromatherapists (NAHA). She has an integrative background in neuroscience, behaviorism, and functional health, and has additional post-doctoral training in Integrative Medicine and Mindful Leadership from Saybrook University.


As both a provider and a US Navy veteran, Dr. Moore is an expert in treating Stress-Based Health Conditions and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) with Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative medicines.  She specializes in Functional Health and Mind-Body practices to restore balance in the neuro-endocrine and autonomic nervous systems.  With her convenient in-person and on-line presences, she has a thriving, global practice centered in Ellsworth, Maine.

Lisa Grant, FNP

Lisa is a Family Nurse Practitioner with over 20 years of experience, who embraces a holistic view to health and wellness. She has worked in the Ellsworth community for many years and has now transitioned to a hybrid schedule that allows her to use a more natural approach to patient care. She is accepting new patients  and will be working on Tuesday mornings to provide "wrap around" care for those patients who want to partner with a wellness team.

Samantha McMannis, LMT

Samantha is a licensed massage therapist who graduated from the Downeast School of Massage in Waldoboro in 2022.  In addition to supporting her regular patient base, she has recently completed her Medical Massage certification and is presently accepting referrals from her medical, chiropractic, and holistic health colleagues.  She is specializing in treating conditions that arise from injury, chronic pain, and surgery, and her services are eligible for insurance reimbursement.

Frank Higgins, CLC, CRMA

Frank is our Director of Home-based Wellness Care and is both a trained Endo-cannabinoid specialist and Certified Life Coach.  When working in Home-Based Care, he implements wellness plans or supervises DSP's to support our home-based patients as they age in place; and in our office, he helps our patients explore the use of medical marijuana, may recommend the use of medical cannabis cards, or refine their existing dosages for maximum therapeutic benefit. 



Butch Moore

Butch is a trained biologist who specializes in environmental health.  He works part-time as an executive coach teaching conflict resolution and leadership / business development skills.  His background includes dual Bachelor degrees in Biology and Leadership and Organizational Studies and a Master's Degree in Leadership.

Cathy Hartigan

Cathy holds a Bachelor's degree in business, as well as certification as a wellness coach.  She works part time as our office manager and bookkeeper.

Nola Higgins

"Princess Nola" is the volunteer who holds our front office together.  She  has quickly became the BELOVED mom on our team and always has a warm heart and willing hands for our practice and patients.

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