Practioners

Harford Holistic Center

Dr. Carol Bowman

Carol has dual board certification in both Internal and Holistic Medicine. She brings to Harford Holistic Center over 10 years of experience in the practice of Holistic Internal Medicine, combining the best of Western conventional medicine with time honored alternative therapies.  She specializes in Energy Medicine and hands on energy healing, using both research based therapies and intuition. Dr. Bowman is a member of the American Holistic Medical Association and serves on the American Board of Holistic Medicine. She works with a team of skilled professionals to create the ideal environment for treating a wide array of medical conditions as well as enhancing health and well being.

Dr. Marianne Cloeren

Marianne is board-certified in both Internal and Occupational, and Holistic Medicine.  A graduate of Temple University School of Medicine, she trained in her specialties at Johns Hopkins institutions.  Her work has included primary care, occupational and environmental medical care and public health.  She has a long-standing interest in holistic medical approaches.  She has expertise in occupational and environmental medical issues, including chemical sensitivity, problem buildings, and disabling occupational injuries.  Dr. Cloeren’s holistic focus area is homeopathy.  Read more about homeopathy here…

Kitty Devlin

Has over 25 years experience in education and health care, including mental health. She has worked at prominent psychiatric facilities and in private practice as a mental health counselor and myotherapist. Her education includes an M.S. from Johns Hopkins University, a C.A.S. from Loyola College, and an M.A. in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Several years were spent working as an acupuncturist at the Common Ground Wellness Center in Portland, OR, where she also serviced as a member of the Board of Directors. For the last five years, she has worked with individuals with immune disorders, particularly chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, and arthritis. In addition to preventative issues, she also works with menopausal symptoms, PMS, headache, acute and chronic pain, candidiasis, and stress. Kitty integrates acupuncture, bodywork, nutrition counseling and Chinese herbal remedies in her work.

Rosemary Dehn, LCSW-C

Holds a Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work from the University of Maryland School of Social Work and Community Planning.  She also earned a certificate from Southeastern Community Mental Health Center for additional training in family systems therapy.  She participates in ongoing training by attending conferences, workshops and seminars in related fields of mental health such as depression and anxiety and issues related to addictions, stress management, parenting, blending step-families, and marriage and family therapy.

Mrs. Dehn

Has experience in the mental health field having worked in both a psychiatric hospital setting and an outpatient mental health treatment center.  She was also employed by Pastoral Counseling Services of Maryland for seven years providing counseling and psychotherapy to individuals, couples and families in Harford County.  She served as Director in Harford County for three of those years.  For the past several years, she has been in private practice in the Bel Air area.

Mrs. Dehn also has experience as an educator, speaker, group leader, and presenter of workshops.  She is an active member of her community.

Tom Erline

Is a Certified Massage Therapist, both nationally and in Maryland.  After a thirty year career in mathematics and science, he made a career shift into the health sciences.  Tom is a yoga instructor and a member of the American Massage Therapists Association.  His special areas of interest include zero balancing energy release, Swedish, and deep tissue massage.

Rita Gill

Rita has been practicing yoga for twenty years. After finishing her bachelors in Art history she decided to seek a teachers certification in Yoga concentrating on Breast Cancer Survivors and Lupus patients.  Seeing a need for prenatal care she was trained further and certified to develop a blend of conscious breathing and natural movement with the relaxation and stillness of meditation.  Rita focuses on the practice of Asasana, Pranayama and meditation to heal, to strengthen and nourish the body and mind. Along with yoga she has been practicing and preaching alternative approaches to medicine.

Certified in Aromatherapy in accordance with the regulations and standards of the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy for the Northwest College for Herbal & Aromatic Studies she has developed a line of Organic Aromatic Holistic Healings. Pure Common Scents has become a trademark name used in many homes from California to Maine.

Christina Jagodzinski

Is a graduate of the Von Lee International School of Esthetics and a member of the International Massage Association.  As a Licensed Esthetician, Chris is trained to recognize the skin as a major organ of the body, influenced by the Nervous system, the Endocrine System, and Blood Circulation.  Chris’s treatments include Clinical Support programs with the aid of being able to buy melatonin. Chris specializes in European Facials, Back Treatments, and waxing services.  Correct skin care can be a vital part of sustaining balance and well-being.

In addition, Chris is continuing her studies to obtain certification in the Vodder Method of Manual Lymphatic Drainage.  We feel that this will be a great addition to the many other services provided at Harford Holistic Center.

Gregory Marsalek

Gregory is a Board Certified Hypnotherapist, Registered Hypnotic Anesthesiologist and Forensic Hypnotist. Additional certifications include: pain management from the National Board for Hypnotherapy and Hypnotic Anesthesiology; HypnoBirthing Practitioner ; Neurolinguistic Programming Master Practitioner, and a graduate of the World Institute of Cognitive Sciences. In addition, Greg is also a Reiki (Usui) Master teacher/practitioner and certified handwriting analyst. He has experience as an educator, speaker, and presenter at workshops in areas of Hypno-Birthing instructions, stress management, pain management, self-esteem issues, memory enhancement, academic achievement, motivation, smoking cessation, weight management, regression, achieving excellence, morale and productivity issues.

Kerry Ritchie, LCSW-C

Masters of social work from University of Maryland at Baltimore and is licensed as a clinical social worker. Kerry works with children, adolescents, adults and families. Her modalities of treatment include individual, family and play therapy. Specialties include anxiety, depression, women’s issues, ADHD, sexual abuse/assault, physical abuse, attachment issues, school difficulties, divorce, family conflict, parenting concerns and behavior problems in children.Kerry’s experience in the mental health has included work in outpatient and inpatient settings, the public school system and community outreach.  Kerry also has a special interest in the therapeutic use of pets and previously developed and implemented a pet therapy group for at risk adolescents in the school setting.

Gina L. Sager, MD, FACS,

A longtime meditation and yoga practitioner, is a retired board certified general surgeon, named one of Baltimore’s Top Docs in 2000.  Dr. Sager believes that cultivating skills to respond effectively to life’s stresses, and thus contributes to well being, and ultimately, to being well.  Dr. Sager has paraticipated in professional training courses in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction with Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD and his staff at the University of Massachusetts School of Medicine, Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Healthcare, and Society.  Dr. Kabat-Zinn’s work is world renowned.  Dr. Sager’s course is modeled on his work.