Natascha Hebell-Fernando, L.Ac, HHP
Founder & Owner
Natascha Fernando is the owner and founder of Red Mountain Acupuncture, as well as Licensed Acupuncturist and Holistic Health Practitioner. It is her mission to provide a nurturing and safe environment in a professional setting to promote natural healing on the physical, emotional and spiritual level. The suite of services provided at Red Mountain Acupuncture puts the client in the driver's seat of their own health by realizing the body's incredible power to heal and regenerate.
Her compassionate care is anchored in a solid scientific foundation (Doctorate in Molecular Biology, University of Padova, Italy) and traditional medicine (Licensed Acupuncturist, NCCAOM Diplomate in Oriental Medicine, Holistic Health Practitioner, Doctorate and PhD Candidate Integrative Medicine). She provides Acupuncture, Mei Zen Cosmetic Acupuncture, ECPR and Clinical Nutrition services.
Ellie Webb, Board Certified Foot Reflexologist
Ellie provides Foot Reflexology services and uses her healthcare background of Nursing and Pharmacy to provide a source of well-being for her clients. Her education and certifications include:
– International Institute of Reflexology Certification
– American Reflexology Certification Board Completion
– Continuing Education courses highlighting Reflexology protocols for Fibromyalgia, Plantar Fasciitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, andmany other chronic inflammatory conditions
Ellie has had a practice in northeast Mesa for over 10 years, and is happy to be a part of the healthcare team at Red Mountain Acupuncture.
“The combination of Acupuncture and Foot Reflexology has shown to be very beneficial in helping our clients reach their healthcare goals more quickly and with a wonderful feeling of well-being”, states Ellie. She believes that better health is attainable by listening to the body’s needs and making the time – even just 30 minutes – to reconnect to the body’s natural healing abilities.
Opal Venell, Licensed Massage Therapist
Although Canadian born, at the tender age of eight months, Opal Venell’s family relocated to Arizona. She considers herself a Native and in fact, her husband David is a Native Arizonian while their two adult children, Daena and Zakery, are world travelers. Since the mid-1990’s, Opal has been a Licensed Massage Therapist. To follow her passion in the Healing Arts, Opal added Cranial Sacral Therapy, Reflexology and Reiki to her practice.
Her education is ongoing and as an advanced student at Southwest Institute of Natural Therapeutics, she brings wisdom and a wealth of experience to each session. She initially trained at the Institute of Natural Therapeutics. Opal’s primary focus is on Cranial Sacral Therapy’s unique approach to wellness. She exhibits high skill levels in healing touch and intuitiveness. In all aspects of body, mind and spirit, she teaches her clients how to take care of themselves and be their own best health advocate. She offers Massage and Cranialsacral Therapy at our clinic.