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HEALTHY 2019


Healthy Weighs Wellness Center provides a variety of nutrition, health, and wellness services. These services include: Nutritional Assessment and Counseling, Functional Medicine, Gentle and Traditional Chiropractic care, Health Coaching, Meridian Autonomic Testing (MAT), Custom Orthotics, DOT/CDL Physicals, Massage Therapy, Acupuncture, Facial Rejuvenation, Human Performance Programs, Spa Services (Facials and Waxing), PACT Thermography, Personal Training, Energy Medicine, Medical Reiki, Reiki, Yoga, Meditation, Hypnosis and Guided Imagery.

You will love our Healthy Weighs Wellness Center family of practitioners. Our patients always say that they feel like they are part of our family in our warm and friendly facility. You will leave feeling loved, refreshed, energized, and ready to make the changes that you need to improve your overall health. Dr. Brian works very closely with Dr. Julie and the rest of their wellness team to provide an integrative approach to a patient’s care. Through a combination of holistic wellness services, the mission at Healthy Weighs Wellness Center is to maximize a patient’s overall well-being.

Health and Happiness,

Dr. Julie and Dr. Brian Conner and Staff


Dr. Julie Conner, RD, CDN, MPH, PhD, BCHN

Dr. Julie Conner, R.D., C.D.N., M.P.H., Ph.D., has a B.S. in Nutritional Sciences from Cornell University and a M.P.H. in Health Policy and Management from New York Medical College. She completed her doctorate in Holistic Nutrition with High Honors at Clayton College of Natural Health. She completed her internship at Westchester County Medical Center. Dr. Julie C. Conner is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, Connecticut Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM), and the National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP). Dr. Conner is a Certified Health Coach and is Certified in Adult Weight Management. Dr. Conner is also an IFM (Institute of Functional Medicine) Functional Medicine Practitioner. After completing three years of intensive coursework and a case study, she is now eligible to sit for the Certification Exam in April 2018. In 1987, Dr. Conner was honored by the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics as Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year. She has both authored and co-authored numerous publications for nutrition professionals. Dr. Conner has co-hosted a weight management video, titled “Double Team Your Weigh Down.� Dr. Julie Conner has been in private practice since 1983. Presently, Dr. Conner provides nutrition counseling services and functional medicine assessments to the patients of over one hundred physicians of all specialties in both the New York and Connecticut areas.

366 Federal Road Brookfield, CT 06804 203-775-1819 Healthyweighs.com


Services for Womens Health Acupuncture CBD Consultation Chiropractic Exercise Physiology Facial Rejuvenation Functional Medicine Guided Imagery Hypnosis Massage Therapy Medical Reiki Nutritional Counseling Personal Training PACT Thermography Skin Care Yoga

Julie Conner, RD, CD-N, MPH, BCHN, IFM-CP, PhD and her team of holistic and alternative practitioners invite you to tour Healthy Weighs Wellness Center and meet with our professionals to discover how a holistic approach can be a complementary modality to your health and wellness plan. Healthy Weighs Wellness Center | 366 Federal Road | Brookfield, CT | 203-775-1819 | Healthyweighs.com


Dr. Brian Conner, DC, CKTP, CDS, CDN, IFMCP

Medical Director, Chiropractic Physician, Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS), Certified Dietitian/Nutritionist (CDN), Health Coach, Certified Medical Examiner,Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner (CKTP), Certified in Full Body Active Release Technique (ART), IFM Functional Medicine Practitioner (Certification Eligible) Dr. Brian Conner started working at Healthy Weighs, his family’s business, when he was just a young child. He did everything from stocking shelves with supplements to providing support to the front office staff. When he was in high school, he computerized and digitally archived the Healthy Weighs office. Dr. Conner completed his undergraduate studies at SUNY Cortland as a Biology major in the Pre-Chiropractic program. In 2012, he received his Doctorate in Chiropractic at New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, New York. As a chiropractic intern, Dr. Conner worked at the New York Chiropractic College Campus Health Center, Seneca Falls Health Center, St. John Fisher College Health Center in Rochester, and Monroe Community Hospital in Rochester. In addition to these rotations, he provided care for veterans at the Bath, New York Department of Veterans Affairs. He is a member of the American Chiropractic Association, the Connecticut Chiropractic Association, the New York State Chiropractic Association, and the Institute for Functional Medicine. He incorporates both Graston and Gonstead chiropractic techniques when treating his patients. Dr. Brian is Certified in Kinesio Taping, Active Release Technique: Full Body (ART), and Meridian Autonomic Testing (MAT). Dr Brian is an IFM Functional Medicine practitioner through the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM). He has completed three years of coursework and a case study through IFM and is now eligible to sit for the certification exam in April 2018. Dr. Conner has an Advanced Certificate in Sports Science and Human Performance. He is a CPR and Emergency Cardiac Care Provider through the American Heart Association. Dr. Conner is a Certified Medical Examiner and a Chiropractic physician with licenses in both New York and Connecticut. His focus is gentle chiropractic because he wants all of his patients to feel comfortable seeking chiropractic services. Dr. Brian has undergone the rigorous education and practicum training during the past few years and is now a Certified Nutrition Specialist and Certified Dietitian/Nutritionist. After a comprehensive nutritional assessment and functional medicine evaluation, Dr. Brian will develop a nutrition plan for his patients to meet their individualized needs. “I am looking forward to helping you improve your health. Set up an appointment for an evaluation. Your body will thank you for it.”

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Cynthia Buczek Licensed Cosmetologist Cynthia Buczek is the Licensed Cosmetologist at Healthy Weighs Wellness Center. Cynthia has been in the business of providing spa services for over 35 years. Each facial is a little different and is personalized to meet your skin’s needs. That’s why her facials consistently produce lasting visible results. You should definitely consider treating yourself to a facial! Your skin will love you for it. A wonderful gift would be a gift certificate for a relaxing facial for your loved ones. Cynthia offers the following facials and peels: Facials: The Signature Facelift, 02 Lift Facial, Wrinkle Lift, Acne Lift, Perfection Lift, Illuminating Facial, The Max Stem Cell Treatment Facial, Facial Waxing: Brow, Lip, Chin, Sideburn Other Spa Services: Brow Tint, Lash Tint, Scalp Treatment, Hand Treatment, Intensive Eye Treatment, Intensive Lip Treatment, Acne Back Treatment. Healthy Weighs Wellness Center | 366 Federal Road | Brookfield, CT | 203-775-1819 | Healthyweighs.com

Susana Burns Certified Hypnotherapist - Consulting Hypnotist Guided Imagery Master Susana Burns is an Honors graduate from the Hypnosis Motivation Institute in Tarzana, CA. During her residency at the campus clinic she received additional certifications in: Hypnosis for Weight Management, Pain Control, ADD & ADHD, TInnitus, Pain-free Birth, PTSD, Law of Attraction and the entire Master Therapeutic Imagery program. She enjoys helping all clients reach their goals and overcome the beliefs that keep them from aligning with their personal best. She is the leader of the newly formed Holistic Mothers Network of Greater Danbury. Susana offers day, Evening and Saturday appointments to help clients with Selfimprovement, vocational and avocational improvement and to overcome fears. She offers groups sessions for Stress Management and Mommy + Me Imagery. Online sessions available. Discounts available to Greater Danbury Area school district employees. Sliding scale options available on limited basis.


Healthy Weighs Wellness Center | 366 Federal Road | Brookfield, CT | 203-775-1819 | Healthyweighs.com


Dr. Chris Chapleau, L.Ac., Dipl.AC. MPHS, CES, CKPM  Exercise Physiologist  Chris Chapleau is a practicing Acupuncturist and an Exercise Physiologist. Chris is also Certified in Facial Rejuvenation. He has studied under a leading facial rejuvenation expert in the world, Virginia Poran. Chris combines Western knowledge & Eastern practice to help you to be productive and energetic to meet the demands of your daily life.

Besides the traditional Eastern approach with acupuncture, Chris also takes a Western biomedical approach to using acupuncture, using trigger point therapy and manual and movement therapy. His experience training himself and others for triathlons, bike racing, MMA & similarly demanding athletic endeavors uniquely prepares him to assist serious athletes in realizing top performance while preserving peak immune function and general good health. Specializing in acupuncture and exercise science, Chris integrates acupuncture into pre and post physical therapy or fitness training for pain modulation, speedy recovery, and enhanced performance. Clients can choose to just focus on one-on-one exercise therapy/ training, acupuncture, or a combination of both. Other modalities that he uses in therapy are acu-taping, manual body work (structural integration), herbal therapy (MediHerb), nutrition supplementation, cupping, guasha, and stretching techniques (mobilization, PNF, and distraction). The exercise component is one-on-one fitness management, focusing on strength and conditioning, post physical rehab – exercise therapy, sport specific plyometrics, weight loss, core strengthening, and functional training. The acupuncture component focuses on sport injuries, myofascial pain, peripheral neuropathy, arthritis, facial rejuvenation, stress, smoking cessation, addiction detoxification program, weight management, and sport recovery and performance. Chris is the official acupuncturist and strength coach for Cannondale/fushionThink’s Stage 1 Cycling Team, and he is a CSAOM Board Member.

Healthy Weighs Wellness Center | 366 Federal Road | Brookfield, CT | 203-775-1819 | Healthyweighs.com


Dorothyann Crisci-Freifeld , LMT Licensed Massage Therapist CT Lic. #7647 Dorothyann Freifeld is a Licensed Board Certified Massage Therapist. She graduated with a Certification in Massage Therapy in December 2012 from Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy in Westport with Dean’s List honors for her 4.0 GPA. Dorothyann is still affiliated with CCMT by tutoring massage students in all areas of study She is a highly polished and professional Licensed Massage Therapist with more than four years of experience. Dorothyann has extensive training and continued education in Headache & Migraines Massage, Arthritis Massage, Prenatal Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Joint Replacement Massage, Sports Massage, Oncology Cancer Massage, and Pediatric Cancer Massage. Dorothyann is also a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. Dorothyann loves providing a customized therapeutic massage to each client based on their wants and needs. She specializes in Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Therapeutic Massage, Prenatal Massage, Stretching, and Sports Massage. Dorothyann feels that it is an honor and privilege to help people to feel the best they can be. She believes massage therapy treats the whole person (mind, body and spirit) and keeps us all balanced. Book an appointment today to receive your very own customized massage. Healthy Weighs Wellness Center | 366 Federal Road | Brookfield, CT | 203-775-1819 | Healthyweighs.com

Dawn Eriquez, CRMT Certified Reiki Master Teacher My name is Dawn Eriquez and I am a Certified Reiki Master Teacher. I have been practicing in Connecticut for a year. I grew up in Danbury on 48 acres of woodland that my grandfather lovingly shared with my family. It is here that my love of nature was nurtured, and my healing journey began. I had a skin condition for years. By the time I was 8 years-old, I had basically lost all hope of ever feeling comfortable in my skin. I became very discouraged after many failed attempts to heal with the recommended medicines. That all changed the day my grandfather told me I could wish it away. He said that if I wanted to heal bad enough I could do it myself. I wished as hard as one could and shortly after my skin was clear. What once seemed impossible became possible, I healed myself. My journey continued over the years but became my passion after I was hospitalized with diverticulitis a few years ago. I was told I needed surgery, however, after watching my father go through the exact same surgery and 6 months of complications to follow, I knew that was not an option for me. I needed time to heal myself but was strongly advised not to wait. To create time, I rescheduled my surgery twice. With much focus, determination, will and faith I healed myself and avoided surgery. Ecstatic with my knowledge of what IS possible, I became a Certified Reiki Master Teacher. I was driven by the need to help others heal the way my grandfather helped me. Over the years, I have also learned and practiced Zen meditation, as well as healing with crystals and essential oils. I even overcame severe anxiety attacks with the use of mantras. We are capable of so much. We just need to put our ENERGY in the right place. I strive daily to live in Harmony with all that God created, and I look forward to helping you achieve balance, inner peace and wellbeing! MEMBER OF INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR REIKI TRAINING Ordained Minister with Universal Life Church Ministries


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Greg Nardine, LMT, CES Lead Massage Therapist CT Lic. #7871

Celeste Pearce Certified Yoga Instructor Celeste brings a lifelong practice of healthy living, nutrition, and strength training to her students. She owes this to her father, a pioneer chiropractor. After a childhood near-death polio illness, he trained to achieve to become Mr. America and inspired thousands to the whole body health concept. She draws on his principles each and everyday. Celeste started to practice yoga to blend her healthy living with a dedication to mindful exercise. She retired early from being an airline pilot. She found yoga helped her overcome the constraints from back stenosis, living with Lyme disease and Fibromyalgia. Feeling better, she was able to accept her limitations and move beyond them. She feels yoga saved her life and wants to share the gifts yoga brought to her healing life.

Greg graduated in July 2013 from the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy (CCMT) in Westport and was awarded the Certificate for Academic Achievement for his 4.0 GPA. He attained a perfect score on the National Certification Exam for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, and he is currently a professor at CCMT. He also teaches a workshop designed to prepare massage students for the National Certification Exam. His personal style incorporates aspects of Swedish/Western massage, sports massage, and other therapeutic techniques tailored to fit each client’s particular needs. Greg places a priority on cultivating a deep relaxation during each session to allow the mind to benefit as much as the body. He sees the unique and varied combination of practitioners at Healthy Weighs Wellness Center as an ideal opportunity to treat clients in a holistic way. He is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association.

Her teaching encourages a strong body, mind, and open heart. She guides her students to a place of self-acceptance, to move through life with more confidence, ease and feeling better.

A Connecticut native, Greg is a resident of Brookfield and also attended Western Connecticut State University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Illustration.

Celeste received her teaching certificate from Lotus Gardens under the guidance of Lara Ward. She offers Saturday morning Gentle Yoga at our center and private yoga sessions.


Pamela Picard, CMRM™, CRMT Certified Medical Reiki Master™ Certified Reiki Master Teacher Pamela Picard, a Certified Medical Reiki Master™ and Reiki Master Teacher, has been practicing in Connecticut and New York for more than 5 years. Her journey in life has made her a loving wife and mother of two amazing boys. In 2008, her youngest son was diagnosed with Brain Cancer. Shortly after his first surgery, they found out his tumor was filled with Lyme Disease.. After two surgeries within a six-month period, a pic-line to the heart with two antibiotics that cross the brain barrier and radiation treatments, Pamela’s son was finally on his way to a stable recovery. During that time, her connection to God’s loving light through lots of prayer gave her direction to his healing path. This experience opened Pamela’s heart to a greater power of helping people heal through Reiki, meditation, and food! Since his recovery, she has completed studies in Usui Reiki, receiving a Reiki Master Teacher Certificate, Medical Reiki Master™ Certificate, Science & Art of Herbalism Certificate and Light Touch Massage studies at Yale New Haven Hospital. Pam offers Medical Reiki™ Sessions, and Reiki Balancing Sessions, along with Light Touch Massage and Personalized Mental Imagery Meditations. Healthy Weighs Wellness Center | 366 Federal Road | Brookfield, CT | 203-775-1819 | Healthyweighs.com

Steve Troiano, CPT Certified Personal Trainer Health Coach

Steve is a Certified Personal Trainer from the National Academy of Sports Medicine, (NASM-CPT) and a Health Coach with Take Shape for Life/Optavia. He spent 30+ years at a desk job. In 2015, he decided to come to Healthy Weighs Wellness Center for nutritional counseling, after seeing Dr. Julie give a talk at his company. By this time, he had become overweight and was suffering from all the maladies of a prolonged sedentary lifestyle. Beyond weight loss, he took advantage of many of the different services available at Healthy Weighs Wellness Center including: acupuncture, massage therapy, Reiki, and yoga. Because he saw such great results and enjoyed interacting with the staff so much, he decided to make a career change. Experiencing the benefits that physical exercise added to his health and well-being and how they complimented the other treatments, he became a personal trainer. He is especially interested in working with people who, like he, prefer getting their exercise from doing things that are fun!


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Colleen Wall, RD, CD-N Registered Dietitian Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist Colleen Wall, R.D., C.D.N. graduated with a B.A. in French and a minor in Sociology from Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, PA in 2000. After working as a bilingual customer service representative for a year and a half, she chose to go back to school to study nutrition. She graduated with a B.S. in Nutrition from Cedar Crest College in Allentown, PA in 2012. She also completed her dietetic internship program with Highest Commendations through Cedar CrestCollege in May 2013.

Colleen has been working at Healthy Weighs Wellness Center since 2014 as an Associate Nutritionist. She is married to her wonderful husband, Jim, and they are proud parents to their two sons, Cameron and Spencer

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Will Conner, M.S. Vice President, CFO and Director of Operations

Will has been the loving husband of Dr. Julie Conner for over 36 years. Will and Julie are the co-founders of Healthy Weighs Wellness Center. They met at Cornell University in 1979 where Will was also attending the university and majoring in Animal Science. They got married three weeks after they graduated! Will has a Masters in Computer Science from Pace University. Will is also a Wealth Management Advisor for LPL Financial and was the General Contractor for the renovation at our center. When he isn’t crunching numbers, you will find Will with his dogs. He takes Rusty and Jodi with him around town.


Billy Conner, M.S. Office Manager

I am the Healthy Weighs office manager, and I am also Dr. Conner’s oldest son. My siblings (Kristi and Brian) and I have worked at Healthy Weighs Wellness Center for our entire lives. I was born after my mom had already established her nutrition practice, so I was raised in the world of healthy eating and nutrition counseling my entire life. I have worked at Healthy Weighs Wellness Center since I was old enough to stock shelves and copy papers. In high school, I was in charge of the food drives and Christmas gift drives, as well as to help Dr. Conner’s assistants with anything they needed done. I graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in International Agriculture and Rural Development. I’ve always wanted to go to Cornell because both of my parents and my grandfather went there. As a requirement for my degree, I worked at Cavite State University in Indang, Philippines doing research on diversified farming and helping banana farmers improve their farming techniques. During that time in the Philippines, I realized that there were so many street children living on their own with no food and no education. I enjoyed making such a difference in their lives. After spending months in the Philippines, I was inspired to get an M.Ed in Elementary Education. My goal was to teach young children how to read and write. My desire to work in a research lab and pursue advanced education in agricultural research did not hold the same meaning to me anymore. I really enjoy working here with our treatment team and all of our wonderful patients. Our staff helps so many people make positive changes in their lives. Trust me…it does not matter how poor your motivation is for improving your eating habits; she will turn that around and have you eating your fruits and veggies. We are all here to help you succeed in achieving your nutrition and health goals every step of the way. Cheers to good health!

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Chris Falkl Assistant Office Manager

I am the Healthy Weighs Wellness Center Assistant Office Manager. I retired from IBM after working there for over 30 years as a secretary/administrator. I was a patient of Dr. Julie Conner’s for over two years. I had lost a lot of weight due to a medical condition plus personal stress. I never went to a nutritionist before, so I didn’t have any idea how to find one. My insurance company gave me a list of potential nutritionists. As I went through the process of searching each candidate to see who would best fit my needs, I came across Dr. Conner’s website. I knew then that I didn’t need to look any further. As I read the details of her practice, I could tell that she was the right person for me. My first visit with Dr. Julie confirmed my belief. Dr. Julie is a very warm and compassionate person. She treated me as if I was part of her family…very concerned with my well being. I am truly grateful for the time she spent with me in turning my health around. I now have the honor to work at Healthy Weighs Wellness Center.

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