Associated Practitioners

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Colleen Takagishi

Colleen Takagishi

Clinical Nutritionist and Public Health Educator

Colleen Takagishi is a Clinical Nutritionist and Public Health Educator practicing in the Chicagoland area. With extensive knowledge in targeted and evidence based nutrition therapies, she works with clients to reduce risk/recurrence of cancer, manage chronic diseases such as cardiovascular, diabetes and digestive disorders and promote wellness. Colleen is also well versed in Integrative Nutrition. She has a special interest in working with clients who have disordered eating along with pre- and post-menopause issues, exercise resistance and body image struggles.

Having both living and working experience in Asia, Latin America and Europe, Colleen offers a unique perspective on the science, cultural and social factors that influence how we eat.
Colleen sees clients by appointment on Mondays and Fridays at the Zero Balancing Wellness Center.


Phone: 847.328.4802


Larry Stoler

Larry Stoler


Larry S. Stoler, MSSA, PhD is a leader in the integration of Eastern and Western healing practices. A clinical psychologist by training, Dr. Stoler is a life-long student of healers and healing. He is a past president of the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology and co-developer of ACEP’s certification program. In that role, he led efforts that led to the American Psychological Association granting continuing education credits for energy psychology. Until recently, he worked at WholeHealth Chicago, one of the nation’s leading centers for integrative medicine. He is a qigong student of Master Nan Lu, an authentic modern Taoist Qigong master. Dr. Stoler is in on-going LifeForce Tao of Qigong healing training under Master Lu and also a certified Dragon’s Way® Instructor. His Chicago integrative practice, Budding Spring Healing, combines psychotherapy, individual LifeForce Tao of Qigong healing sessions, and group wellness programs for the public.


Facebook: Budding Spring Healing

Phone: 847-644-2296

Keren Vishny


Trained as both a physician and a psychotherapist, Keren’s practice is presently limited to psychotherapy, dreamwork and mind-body medicine. Keren works with the expressive arts and meditative practices in addition to traditional talk-therapy and also counsels individuals with chronic illness. Keren is a teacher and workshop leader, affiliated with the Marion Woodman Foundation and the CG Jung Center in Evanston. She has completed the Certification Program offered by the Center for Mind-Body Medicine and facilitates stress-reduction groups, also known as ‘Mind-Body Skills’ groups. Whether working individually or with groups, Keren aims to teach clients ‘mind-body skills’ that help each clients to connect with inner resources of heart, mind, body and soul.

The Zero Balancing Wellness center is a physical flowering of a lifetime of the best training and education in wellness. It unfolds as a conscious space, where Mary Murphy stands ready to listen deeply, meet you and your bones, creating the potential for wellness for you that otherwise struggles to manifest.

Dr. Sean M. Lynch, D.C.Grand Junction, Colorado

The Zero Balancing Wellness Center is a gift to us all – it is a beautiful space with a rich, nourishing atmosphere where students, teachers and clients all feel at home.

Jim McCormick, L.Ac.Cambridge, MA