Eastwind Healing Center, Iowa’s finest integrative medicine center, is a collective of independent practitioners offering a nurturing environment for health and healing.

We provide a full spectrum of complementary and alternative healthcare practices and products that allow each individual to experience connection to a true sense of well-being.

We are committed to professional, compassionate, and effective treatment of a large variety of conditions while accompanying our clients on their individual paths in wellness.

At Eastwind Healing Center, we see every person as a unique human being.

Our treatment programs are individualized, and the client has input into treatment components.

Our aim is to assist each client in achieving true health at all levels — physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual.

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Eastwind’s Staff

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Psychologist Joins Eastwind

Noemi Ford
Noemi Ford, PsyD is the latest addition to our staff. Dr. Ford has 12 years of experience working with individuals, couples, and families for a wide variety of problems, using a number of therapeutic approaches. She is accepting new patients. Contact Eastwind to schedule an appointment.

Practitioner Retires

Michael Santangelo - ATH

Michael Santangelo, ND, PhD, LMT has retired after 40 years in the mental health field and is no longer practicing psychotherapy. He intends to continue writing and doing occasional teaching.

Functional Medicine Comes to Eastwind

Eastwind is pleased to announce the addition of Julia Buchkina, MD, MPH, to the staff. Certified in Functional Medicine by the Institute for Functional Medicine, Dr. Buchkina uses a comprehensive, patient-centered, and evidence-based approach to identify and address the root causes of chronic disease.

Eastwind Continues to Grow

Renee Gullickson
Renee Gullickson, DNP, ARNP provides holistic mental health care in collaboration with traditional medicine. Her current focus is on talk therapy, meditation, progressive muscle relaxation, as well as medication management (when needed) for anxiety, depression and ADHD. Contact Eastwind To schedule an appointment.

Gabe Bodzin
Gabe Bodzin, LISW brings many years of varied experience to our staff. He works with individuals and families using a variety of therapeutic approaches. He also works with victims of trauma, substance abuse, and addiction. A gentle and compassionate person, Gabe brings a truly heart-centered approach to his work.

Helen Kudos
Helen Kudos, MSW, LISW. Helen also has many years of experience in clinical work. She offers her services to individuals, couples, and families. Her approaches include EMDR. Contact Eastwind to schedule with either Gabe or Helen.

EMDR at Eastwind

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Kate Gleeson, MFA, LMSW has joined Eastwind. Kate brings a combination of talents to our staff, including EMDR, a trauma release technique which is useful for abuse survivors, mood disorders, even peak performance for athletes and artists. Contact Eastwind to schedule an appointment with Kate.