Lalou Begue, Lic.Ac. began his career in the healing arts as a massage therapist in 1980 and after graduating from the New England School of Acupuncture, opened a private practice on the North Shore. His post graduate studies include Chinese Herbal Medicine, certification in substance abuse treatment and prevention, and treatment approaches to complex clinical presentations. He is also a teacher for AcuPractice Seminars, an organization providing acupuncture training for physicians and chiropractors in acupuncture and Chinese medicine. In addition, Lalou is a fully credentialed provider of HealthAlliance Hospital with privileges to provide acupuncture services not only to Complementary Care Center clients, but also to patients of the hospital and cancer center as well.
Lynn M. Gerrits, MA, RMT is the Complementary Care Center Manager and Reiki Master Teacher. She provides Reiki, Guided Imagery, stress management classes and services, personalized wellness consultations, and is responsible for the development of the Cancer Center’s integrative cancer program utilizing select complementary therapies to provide additional options for symptom management that also support the healing needs of patients and their caregivers. Lynn’s passion to empower others combines years of counseling, coaching and teaching stress management techniques as a mental health clinician with a holistic approach to helping others find balance and harmony during life’s stressful moments. She has been an instructor in Fitchburg State University’s ALFA program, presents at holistic and/or medical seminars and conferences, and is frequently invited as a guest speaker at area colleges. She is certified as both a Laughter Yoga Leader and Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster facilitator. Lynn works closely with area businesses to create corporate employee wellness services, classes and programs such as topic-specific workshops or Lunch ‘N Learns.
Kim is our Wellness Associate and provides support in all aspects of day-to-day operations here at the Center. Kim holds Associates Degrees in Complementary Health Care and Physical Therapist Assistant. She is also a Reiki Master and is available by appointment here at the Center.
Lynn Rochefort, LCMT, CLT is a nationally certified licensed massage therapist who has advanced training in oncology massage, is a Level II Reiki Practitioner, completed a hospital-based oncology massage program at Boston Medical Center and and is also a Certified Lymphatic Therapist having studied the Vodder technique of Complete Decongestive Therapy.
Behrooz Mahjori Sabet received his Master degree in acupuncture from New England school of Acupuncture. He is also a Northeastern University graduate class of 1978. Behrooz is a Doctor of Acupuncture certified by RI. Department of Health and Board of Registration in Medicine, certified member of National Board of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM), certified acupuncturist by Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine, and certified by Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (CCAOM) in clean needle technique. Behrooz is a Member of the Society for Acupuncture Research as well as a Member of Health Professionals. He has treated patients in a variety of clinical settings, including New England Acupuncture and Oriental Herbal Services, Pathway to Wellness (formerly called AIDS Care Clinic), and the Dimock Community Health Center, and New England School of Acupuncture (NESA) clinic.
Linda Nutter Snay, RYT is a mama, yoga enthusiast and artist. Linda attended her first yoga class in 2002 and never looked back. Since then, yoga has filtered into her life, both on and off the mat. She is a passionate teacher who loves to assist others on their yoga journey as they discover the many facets of the yoga tradition. She believes yoga creates a healthy mind, body, and spirit, and thus benefits the well-being of each person as a whole. Her classes are based in Hatha yoga and draw on Mindfulness techniques, which work together to draw you back to your center and the present moment. Linda received her certification in 2007 and is a Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance, has contributed to blogs, including Teachasana.com, and regularly writes on her website www.touchtheearthyoga.com.