Wellness Partners

Turning Leaves Coaching Services

Tricia Parido CATCI, IMAC

Lisa Dawes, MS, RDN, CDE

Integrative Nutritionist and Lifestyle Consultant

Lisa Dawes is a registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator and integrative nutritionist with over 15 years of experience in nutrition therapy and lifestyle counseling. Lisa’s educational accomplishments include a Bachelor of Science from Cal State Fullerton, a dietetic internship through Cal State Long Beach, a Master’s of Nutritional Science from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and certification from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and the American Academy of Diabetes Educators.


Lisa is well versed in a variety of different therapeutic diets, such as: Paleo, Paleo-AIP, Low FODMAP, Specific Carbohydrate Diet, gluten free, ketogenic, vegetarian, vegan, raw, macrobiotic and hCG weight loss diet. She uses a holistic and integrative approach to health and wellness and assesses and addresses underlying health issues that may be getting in the way of her clients achieving the results they are working for. Lisa introduces her clients to a healthier way of living by sharing her love of healthy food, exercise and stress management.

Hello, I’m Lisa Dawes and I am passionate about helping people feel and look their very best. I would love the opportunity to work with you so that you may experience a healthier, balanced and energized life. I never discount how difficult change can be and I meet you where you are at in your health evolution. I take time to get to know you, and together we establish a relationship that allows for honest and open discussions about all areas of life that may be getting in your way. My job is to turn my expertise into practical, everyday solutions to help you reach your goals. My supportive and individualized approach has been helpful to many in paving the way for long term health and success. I look forward to working with you.

Lisa Dawes, MS, RDN, CDE
Integrative Nutritionist and Lifestyle Consultant

Heather Green

Heather Green is a natural born intuitive and energy healer for humans and animals. She uses her gifts to provide life guidance and healing on a body, mind, and spirit level. Heather is also director of a a healing with horses program where she brings horses and humans together to spark insights, illumination, and transformation in all life areas. She has practiced in the healing arts for over 15 years, with background in nursing and counseling. Heather has also authored “For the Love of Horses” and lives locally on the central coast of California, in Morro Bay.

Dr. Barbara Rush

Licensed Naturopathic Doctor and Acupuncturist

For over 10 years, Dr. Rush has been in practice helping people using Holistic and Alternative Medicine. She is a Licensed Naturopathic Doctor and Acupuncturist that specializes in Chelation & IV Therapy, Anti-Aging, Environmental Medicine, Pain Management, and the original Functional Medicine.


Dr. Rush attended the National College of Naturopathic Medicine (now renamed the National University of Natural Medicine) and the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, both in Portland, Oregon. She combines eclectic healing arts that are steeped in ancient wisdom with evidence-based science to achieve balanced health for her patients. She takes the time to listen to patients, treating every person as the individual they are so they receive a customized treatment plan that works best for them.

Dr. Rush doesn’t just treat dis-ease, but works with her patients in preventing it in the first place, in order to create better well-being and overall health. Her goal is to help you enjoy a longer, richer, more fulfilling life by helping you take control of your own health. She wants your holistic and naturopathic experience to be one of partnership by cultivating a mutually beneficial relationship resulting in good health through natural therapies.

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