Spotlights

Divine Sisterhood Supports All Women

by Martin Miron Vici Armsby is the creator and executive director of Divine Sisterhood Women’s Empowerment Center and the Compassionate Acts of Service Initiative. She is passionate about creating an inclusive sacred space in historic downtown Troy where everyone feels welcome and empowered. “The Empowerment Center is a place for …

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Well-Adjusted for Life

by Jay Workman Northeast Spine & Wellness has been serving clients in Clifton Park and Albany for more than 30 years. Founder Dr. Joseph S. Gulyas is a chiropractor and holistic healer with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from New York Chiropractic College and a Bachelor of Science degree from …

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New Treatment for Depression Offers Hope and Healing

by Wesley Delanoy Pinnacle Behavioral Health, IPA, PLLC, providing behavioral health services in Albany since 2001, is offering a new therapy called transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), a procedure that uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the area of the brain involved in depression. Approved by the U.S. Food …

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Balance Massage Studio Expands Its Healing Footprint

by Martin Miron Licensed massage therapist Denise Healy-Mason opened Balance Massage Studio in Delmar nearly 19 years ago and is now expanding her practice to include a healing arts studio with space for events, teaching opportunities and three additional treatment rooms. “I am excited to add a space where folks …

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Holistic Compassionate Dentistry

by Martin Miron Frederick Dreher, DDS, of Ballston Spa (pictured left), was inspired at an early age to consider a medical career. Beginning as a dedicated traditional dentist when he opened his practice in 1992, he found his true calling in holistic methodologies at a conference, recalling, “My eyes were …

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Beauty Society Organic Salon: Walking the Organic Walk

by Martin Miron Clients love the clean smell that permeates Beauty Society Organic Salon, in Malta, and feel great about the organic experience there, including the shampoo, conditioners, hair color and styling products. Beauty Society Organic Salon is a green hair salon that uses non-toxic, biodynamic and certified organic products. …

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Personal and Spiritual Development

The Art of Conscious Living by Martin Miron Louise M. Finlayson, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist and transformational coach, offers workshops, speaking engagements, retreats, coaching, and psychotherapy for individuals and couples. She has an office in Albany and is also seeing clients in Saratoga Springs. With a three-year fellowship in clinical …

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Therapeutic Listening to the Inner Mind

by Martin Miron Elizabeth Peters is a level 2 practitioner of Quantum Healing Hypnosis Technique (QHHT), founded by author and educator Dolores Cannon. A pioneer in the field for more than 45 years, Cannon developed this safe, remarkable technique that connects individuals with a higher perspective within while in a …

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Natural Materials Are the Best

by Loreanna Thomas Cecilia Tkaczyk, the owner and creator of CeCe’s Wool Yarns and More, has been a sheep farmer and knitter for more than 20 years. She says, “I know the value of wool and its many amazing properties. I wanted to create a place that highlights wool and …

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