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Welcome to the Atelier

Welcome to The Healing Atelier. A sanctuary for healing, self-discovery, and empowerment. We offer a wide variety of services, products, classes, and events to foster health and well-being. We invite you to open your heart, mind, and spirit to your innate healing nature. Through guidance, education and therapies, we assist our clients to reclaim their naturally healthy state of being (see Stories). Whether your health issues are simple or complex, Elize St. Charles, PhD, CNC, BBP, MBA and the team of professionals at The Healing Atelier have decades of experience in health enhancement and can design a personalized program to help you reach your health goals.

Elize St. Charles, Ph.D., CTN, CNC, BBP, MBA

Elize St. Charles, PhD, CNC, BBP, MBA, has been involved in alternative and complementary healing modalities for more than 30 years. With her extensive understanding of the natural healing arts, Elize has provided health care to people in all walks of life including star athletes, executives, mothers, babies, the brain injured and the chronically ill. Her extensive academic and professional development and problem-solving skills, combined with her success in improving her own health, uniquely qualify her to address a wide variety of health concerns. Elize is the mother of three healthy young adults and lives in Silicon Valley, California. She has run her own yoga and wellness studios, founded a non-profit organization, and worked in real estate finance. She is a voracious reader, and excels at thinking out of the box and identifying the best of many possible solutions.

Academic Credentials

  • Clayton College of Natural Health, PhD, Natural Health and Healing
  • McGill University, Masters in Business Administration: Human Resource Management and Organizational Development (Thesis: Occupational Stress Assessment & Management)
  • Chamberlin School of Real Estate, California Real Estate License
  • Canadian Securities Institute, Professional Licenses in Stocks, Bonds, Options, and Commodities
  • Institute of Canadian Financial Advisors, Certified Financial Adviser
  • Concordia University, BA with Honors in French and Spanish

Health, Fitness, and Wellness Certifications

  • Certified Traditional Naturopath - ANCB: American Naturopathic Certification Board
  • BBP: Bau-Biologie Practitioner - International Institute for Bau-Biologie
  • CNC: Certified Nutritional Consultant - The American Association of Nutritional Consultants
  • Frequency Specific Microcurrent Therapist- Frequency Specific Seminars. Advanced Level
  • Therapeutic Massage - AMTA: American Massage Therapy Association, member 35 years
  • Yoga Instructor - White Lotus Foundation
  • Yoga Therapist - Phoenix Rising School of Yoga
  • The Listening Program Provider - Advanced Brain Technologies
  • Lifestyle & Weight Management Coach - ACE: American Council on Exercise
  • Laser Energetic Detoxification - Academy of Bio-Energetic & Integrative Medicine, Dr. Lee Cowden
  • CPR
  • Clinical Exercise Specialist - ACE: American Council on Exercise
  • Quantum Reflex Analysis - Premier Research Labs
  • Group Fitness - ACE: American Council on Exercise
  • Lay Midwife - Heart & Hands Midwifery Intensive, Elizabeth Davis
  • Pregnancy Fitness Training - Sylvia Olsen, PPPF
  • Aerobic Instructor - IDEA: International Dance and Exercise Association

Other Professional Development

Elize attends symposiums and workshops on an on-going basis to keep her knowledge up to date. Some symposiums she has attended include:

  • Clinical biochemistry with Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D.
  • Prenatal care and natural childbirth education with MariMikel Penn, RN, BSN, CPM, LM
  • Enzyme therapies with Loomis Institute
  • Detoxification Testing & Treatments Protocols at Academy of Bio-Energetic & Integrative Medicine
  • Brain function and toxicity, ‘Chemical and Heavy Metal Toxicity’ and ‘Heal the Brain’ at Klinghardt Academy of Neurobiology
  • Management of Work and Personal Life and Organizational Behavior and Stress at McGill University
  • Body mind technologies with premier yoga instructors, Ram Das, Avatar Creativism Mastery
  • Herbology with the renown herbalists Susun Weed, Doug Elliot
  • Iridology with Bernard Jenson, DC, ND
  • Homeopathy with Dana Ullman, MPH
  • Klinghardt Annual Retreat for Professionals 2012
  • Heel Detoxification Seminar
  • Gastro Intestinal Health and Functionality Workshop; Biotics Research Corp

Professional Memberships

  • The American Association of Nutritional Consultants
  • American Massage Therapy Association
  • Dinshah Spectro-Chrome Society

Other Awards and Achievements

  • Special Congressional Recognition in Volunteerism – 2001
  • Women of Achievement Awards, Nominee – 2001
  • The Rose Fund Award – 2000
  • Founder: Our Children Our Future Charitable Foundation a non-profit organization devoted to awareness and improvement of the treatment of abused children and their mothers in America’s family court system. Published: Exposé: The Failure of Family Courts to Protect Children from Abuse.

Our office is located in Los Gatos, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area. To schedule an appointment, please contact Elize St. Charles by phone at 408.499.6291 or email

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