Ali has a love for healthy and heart warming food that stems from a deep understanding of her own recognition of the way these foods affect her body. Ali is a vegetarian and is passionate about providing food that not only tastes wonderful but leaves you feeling energized, satisfied, and eager to cook the next meal. Ali is a Personal and Small Events Chef, serving the Upper Valley. She provides hands-on educational courses that give people an opportunity to explore personal preferences, restrictions, and dietary needs. Email Ali here.
Alison Hunt, LCMHC, ATR
Alison is an artist, art therapist, and counselor at Open Door. Alison believes in a holistic approach to counseling which addresses the physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing of each individual she works with. She uses counseling, coaching, and art therapy when applicable, to encourage healing and wellness. Alison works with clients of all ages, on issues which include: self-awareness, parenting, behavioral modification, stress management, anxiety, depression, relationship and communication skills, self-esteem, life transitions, and spirituality. Alison is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Registered Art Therapist. Email Alison here.
Karin Bleecker, MS, Licensed Psychologist/Masters
Stefan Grace, Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Stefan practices a lineage of Chinese medicine that combines – within the context of a single clinic visit - tuina (Chinese medical massage), Craniosacral therapy, acupuncture, and Chinese herbs. Stefan has been studying and practicing this lineage of medicine for over ten years.With over a decade of experience in Chinese manual medicine, and an ongoing dedication to training the internal martial arts as medicine for both himself and his patients, Stefan brings a well-rounded approach to his medical practice. He utilizes a variety of modalities to take full advantage of the breadth and flexibility of traditional Chinese medicine. Email Stefan here.
Mason Stabler, Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Mason is a dedicated advocate for the therapeutic power of Chinese medicine and believes strongly in the benefits of integrative care. Currently, Mason is a Doctoral Fellow at PCOM and soon to be a Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. In his practice, Mason uses moxibustion and nutritional counseling alongside acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine, to provide the most effective and individualized care possible for each of his patients. He is an avid outdoorsman with a love for hiking, camping, fly-fishing, and anything else that gets him into nature. Mason belongs to the Vermont Acupuncture Association and is an active member of the Board of Directors for the Himalaya Project, a nonprofit working to establish a school of traditional medicine in Dolpo, Nepal. Email Mason here.
Julie is the newest massage therapist to join our team. Her background as an adventure educator informs her practice by infusing it with the joy of discovery and the spirit of problem-solving. She integrates Swedish relaxation massage, deep tissue, myofascial release, and proprioceptive techniques in her work. During her training, she completed her internship under the tutelage of Kevin Comeau here at Open Door. She enjoys working with all clients, but particularly those who want to improve their daily adventures with freer, more spacious movement.Learn more about Julie here.
Angela Krapovicky, MA, LCMHC, LMT
Angela is trained in dance/movement therapy and is licensed as a mental health counselor and massage therapist. She has a bachelor's degree in psychology and a master's degree in Dance/Movement Therapy from Antioch New England Graduate School. She has danced in a post-modern improvisational dance company and has been involved in other dance ventures. She has an interest in building self esteem and body awareness through creative movement for children and adults. She teaches creative movement at Open Door. Email Angela here.
Alicia Green, MA, CC, CYT
Alicia is a certified co-active coach and yoga teacher specializing in Yoga Medicine. She helps people find their version of success, a deeper satisfaction in life, and vibrant health and well-being. Trained in the fusion of East and West, her teaching blends a focus on anatomy and physiology with the traditional practice of yoga. She has master’s degree in creative writing from Dartmouth College, is a graduate of the Coaches Training Institute, and has completed teacher trainings in Yoga Medicine, Yoga for Athletes, Kula Flow, and worked with a variety of movement specialists. Alicia teaches workshops in yoga and coaching at Open Door. Learn more here.
Landon is a long-time meditator and a trained teacher of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Mindful Self-Compassion through the Center for Mindfulness, UC-San Diego. A student of qiqong, Landon is currently training for teacher certification with Lee Holden, an award winning American qigong master, at the Santa Cruz Chi Center. Email Landon here.