Dr. Beth Dessner
Dr. Dessner, board certified in Orthopedic Physical Therapy (OCS) and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT), brings 30 years of physical therapy clinical experience to Empowered Pelvis. After graduating from Washington University in St. Louis, Dr. Dessner practiced in St. Louis before returning to her home state of Iowa to open a physical therapy practice. She was the owner of successful orthopedic practice in Iowa for 15 years. A passionate and dedicated clinician, Dr. Dessner believes that if you’re not learning, you’re not growing. For this reason, she seeks opportunities to learn from and educate other physical therapists. She is currently an adjunct professor at Baylor University and assistant faculty with Evidence in Motion where she teaches in a variety of residency and fellowship courses. Dr. Dessner is a skilled orthopedic manual physical therapist that is passionate about treating pelvic health issues in men and women with a particular interest in pelvic pain, menopause rehabilitation, and male and female sexual health. She is the mother of Alex, 28 and Grace, 22 and has been married to her husband, David for 25 years. In her free time she enjoys road and mountain biking, running, yoga, and competing in triathlons.
Jacqueline Fields, MD
A practicing physician since 1993, Jacqueline Fields is board-certified in both Family Practice and Integrative Holistic Medicine, with additional specialization in Functional Medicine. She trained during medical school with Dr. Andrew Weil and has worked extensively with tribal medicine of various cultures around the world. In her practice, she utilizes allopathic medicine as well as integrative modalities. She frequently serves as a consulting physician for patients struggling with complex, chronic health conditions. Drawn to teach people about the natural aspects of healing and to make functional integrative health care accessible to people in need, Dr. Fields’ practice of medicine extends well beyond her offices, into the local community and beyond. In 2003, Dr. Fields founded The Healing Gardens in Fort Collins, Colorado. This holistic integrative medicine center connects a diverse network of collaborating practitioners and resources to meet the health care needs of patients. Overseen by Dr. Fields, The Healing Gardens ecosystem includes the Health Center, Medicinal Store, Living Arts Center, Foundation, and the Dr. Fields’ Sacred Skin product line. Dr. Fields’ Sacred Skin skin products are based on the latest scientific research and plant medicine. Free of the hormone disruptors and toxic ingredients found in most available cosmetics and skin care products, the all-natural, botanical Sacred Skin products are registered with the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics. The Dr. Fields’ Sacred Skin product line continues to grow, with proceeds benefiting the Foundation and, in turn, the Living Arts Center. Through these organizations, Dr. Fields helps finance integrative health care for eligible patients in need and supports a community garden and walking labyrinth, community meeting spaces, health and wellness classes, office space for partner practitioners, and research in functional integrative medicine. Dr. Fields completed her doctorate in medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver in 1993. Prior to that, she studied Nutrition & Human Biology at Colorado Mountain College and earned a bachelor’s in Environmental, Population & Organismic Biology and the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Sandy Bachman is a powerful creatrix, intuitive healing practitioner and teacher of varied disciplines. Over the past twenty years, Sandy has embraced diverse practices of body, mind and spirit wellness. Her primary certifications include, but not limited to: Ayurveda Practitioner, Yoga Teacher, Aromatherapist, Soul Directed Advanced Energy Healer, and Holistic Pelvic Care Specialist. Sandy’s specialty is Sacred Womb Medicine and Ascended Master Healing and Activations. For more information on
Sandy and the services she offers, please visit: www.SandyBachman.com.