We at Authentic Health LLC are passionate about empowering people to achieve the freedom that wellness enables. We genuinely care about our clients and the relationships developed with families who enter our practice. We are committed to helping you succeed at a pace of progress that is comfortable to you and fits your lifestyle so you can be "living" life.
Authentic Health partners are dedicated to serving the community and surrounding area with up to date skills and services in Occupational Therapy, Nutrition Counseling and other alternative health options that have proven effective for long-term positive change in a world filled with “quick fixes.”
Our staff is very knowledgeable about the human body and how it develops and is supported.
Christie Pride has a passion for helping people become free to be all they were designed to be. She has been a registered and licensed Occupational Therapist for 30 years and has a Master’s in Early Childhood Special Education. She has worked in many venues including home-health, SI clinics, schools, out-patient clinics, and sheltered workshops. Christie has served as Director of Rehab for two facilities. She also has given seminars on sensory integration, developmental red flags, and handwriting/hand development for preschools, schools, and small groups. She enjoys educating her clients and empowering them to team with her in their skill acquisition.
Christie has practiced Craniosacral therapy for over twenty years, helping people with back pain, chronic injuries, vertigo, and muscle problems that would not resolve. Her CST skills helped provide a strong foundation for her Specialized Kinesiology practice, which she began in July 2017. She was privileged to train under some of the pioneers in the SK field and is continually amazed at the many ways it has been used to change people’s lives.
Christie has lived in Warrenton, VA for over 20 years and currently shares her home with three of her children ages 15 to 21. She has two grown step-children who are married, and two grandchildren.
Contact Christie by email or call her at (888) 271-0505, ext. 0
Natalia Schroeder is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and has a PhD in Nutrition. She has 15 years of experience in the field of nutrition, both in counseling and nutrition research. She has worked in the food industry, academia, government, and the nonprofit sectors and is a published author.
Directly out of graduate school Natalia worked for a large food company in Minnesota. In order to gain more clinical experience, Natalia decided to move to the East Coast to take a position as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Johns Hopkins University. At Johns Hopkins, she conducted nutrition research in addition to counseling sessions with patients. In addition to Johns Hopkins, she worked for the US Department of Agriculture in the Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center conducting nutrition studies and working with large food databases based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Thus, she knows exactly what is in your food! She has a real passion for helping others and creating relationships to help make lasting changes.
Natalia now lives in Warrenton, VA and is a mother to a young daughter. She understands picky eaters and trying to figure out how to cook a meal with busy family schedules, commuting to and from DC. She is here to help you make realistic, lasting lifestyle changes.
Contact Natalia by email or call her at (888) 271-0505, ext. 1
Jeanne Allen is the Business Manager for Authentic Health. She brings over 35 years of business experience in marketing and operations. Before joining Authentic Health, Jeanne held senior positions with international IT training organizations, owned and sold an IT company. She handles all aspects of the business including website development,
She continues to assist in the administrative aspects of several Christian non-profits - Grace Ministries, Football Club of Grace and her own non-profit, Woven Grace.
Jeanne is married to her husband Bob, and they have two grown children, and one grandchild. They reside in Warrenton, and love living in the country.