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Meet our Collaborators

True North Health provides a home for small independent health related businesses to help people achieve their best possible health.

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Northland Nutrition Consulting LLC

Kelly Jo Zellman, MS, RDN, LD, CLT 

 Kelly Jo specializes in providing holistic nutrition care across the life spectrum including chronic disease management and prevention, as well as health promotion education.


Light Mountain Healthworks

Jamie Listebarger, RN, MT

Light Mountain Healthworks offers full spectrum therapeutic massage and bodywork. Our experienced massage practitioners specialize in treating musculoskeletal pain and injuries along with providing overall relaxation.


Ambi Yoga

Karen AMBIKA Filardo  Professional Kripalu Yoga Teachcher, ERYT 500, YACEP

Karen is a Professional Kripalu Yoga Teacher know for her vibrant energy and ability to create joyful expression through movement, acting as a muse to diverse groups of people.  She brings her experience and advanced treining into classes that help you to be in your body and integrate and transform  your life.    

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Advocates of the Bemidji Area

Advocates of the Bemidji Area is a 501(C)3 nonprofit agency and member of the True North Collaborative. Our mission is to work with individuals and families to grow a healthy community. 


Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Geri Wilimek, LICSW

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teaches a set of skills that help people more effectively address chronic pain, issues with sleep, work, family and medical stress. It teaches new skills addressing anxiety and everyday concerns and worries. Anyone who wants to  establish a meditation practice will benefit from an MBSR course.


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Reflexology, Reiki and Raindrop Therapy

Donna Morris, RN,  Dr.PH

Reflexology is based on the principle that reflexes on the ears, hands and feet connect to all parts of the body through neural pathways. That is, by working the various reflexes, messages are sent via the nervous system to the brain and to the organs and systems of the body. Energy work (Reiki and Healing Touch) involves healing energy channeled from the “universe” to the client. I also perform Raindrop Technique, which uses 9 essential oils to balance energy, release toxins, and facilitate the flow of energy throughout the body. All sessions are customized to the individual’s needs.


Sarah L Baker

Sarah L Baker, LICSW

 Established in Bemidji, Minnesota and her medicSarah has over 40 years of experience working as a mental health professional. She has worked as a crisis counselor with adolescents and their families, facilitated family therapy and in-school therapy, and instructed parenting education. Sarah has provided therapy services at North Homes’s Inc., the Upper Mississippi Mental Health Center, and PATH, along with extensive supervisory work in family-based services at Beltrami County Human Services. Sarah served as an adjunct professor in the Department of Social Work at Bemidji State University for 25 years. She is also a former director of Evergreen Services (formerly the Evergreen House). Sarah is creative, energetic, compassionate, and committed to the well-being and self-empowerment of her clients. Sarah is currently accepting clients through the Employees Assistance Program or direct specialization is counselor (mental health)


Bluestem Behavioral Health, LLC

Lora Bertelsen,  PhD

Are you curious, motivated and interested in experiencing a mind-body approach to resolving issues, and post traumatic growth? Have traditional approaches to therapy left you frustrated or thinking there must be a better way?


Birch Lake Counseling

Carol Horsager, MEd, LMFT, SEP, EFT

Birch Lake Counseling is here for you and your loved ones. We are about “providing hope & healing for individuals, couples and families.” We realize that people sometimes experience difficulties in their relationships and lives. Unexpected events or perpetual problems can often be navigated through the encouragement and help of a professional therapist. We want to see you experience happiness and growth in your life and are committed to helping you!

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Amanda Beach


Itasca Naturopathic Clinic

Rachel Oppitz, ND

Dr. Rachel Oppitz, ND (Doctor of Naturopathy), specializes in cardiovascular disease, pediatrics, diabetes, women's health, cancer, autoimmune disease, asthma/allergies/eczema, and ADD/ADHD/Autism utilizing nutrition, homeopathy, supplements, and diagnostic testing.


Massage by Amanda

Amanda Beach NCBTMB, AMBP

Amanda is nationally board certified in massage and body works for 10 years.  She studied in Bemidji at NWTC and BSU ansd started Massage by Amanda in 2012. Prior to that she lived in Sebeka, MN where she grew up on a farm.

Amanda specialized in deep tissue therapy, relaxation therapy and orthopedic sports massage.She also works with children who have had sports injuries and infants who are undergoing chiropractic care.

Most importantly, Amanda integrates the threapy that best fits a person's needs and goals.


Tanya Hanson Massage

Tanya Hanson



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