Dr. Eva Dec is the founder of a private concierge natural health practice in the southwest suburbs of Chicago specializing in helping individuals balance their lifestyles and recover from chronic illness. Trained in naturopathic medicine, chiropractic care, functional medicine, holistic health coaching and public communication, Dr. Dec possesses a diverse set of skills needed to care for patients in the most natural and gentle manner possible. Dr. Dec believes that true health-care cannot exist without regular life-care, and it’s her mission to empower individuals with simple and sustainable lifestyle solutions on their journey to lasting health.
Dr. Dec received her bachelor’s degree in Public Communications from DePaul University in Chicago. Shortly after graduating from DePaul, she enrolled in the renowned Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York, affiliated with Columbia University, where she studied under some of the most highly regarded experts in the natural health field and received her board certification in Holistic Health Counseling. Dr. Dec’s interest in functional nutrition and integrative health only grew stronger with time and eventually led her to obtain two doctorates in complementary and lifestyle medicines (Chiropractic and Naturopathy) from the well-recognized National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL. Dr. Dec is continually committed to learning about the newest advances in healthcare, and has spent hundreds of hours outside of the classroom expanding her knowledge on lifestyle medicine, nutritional science, neurology, complex illness, genomics, IV therapy and functional testing. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, dancing, meditating and going on walks with her cuddly Shih Tzu, Wally.
Faith is an integrative Licensed Professional Counselor who believes that each client has a story to share, stemming from a diverse and unique background. She graduated from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology with a Masters in Counseling Psychology. She is also a certified integrative nutritional consultant and has previously worked as a nutritionist for 3 years. Due to her extensive background in nutrition, Faith has knowledge in how vitamin deficiencies, hormonal imbalances, gut infections, or food intolerances can intensify mental health symptoms. If appropriate and with the help of the Green Circle Wellness team, certain mental health symptoms may be managed without medications.
Faith enjoys working with adults and adolescents on issues such as disordered eating, anxiety, panic disorders, depression, sexual assault, physical abuse, complex trauma, relational issues, existential and life transitions, and OCD. Faith has an integrative treatment approach that is rooted in evidence-based Trauma-Focused Therapy, Mind-Body Therapy, Strengths-Based Therapy, and Behavioral Therapy. Faith’s integrative therapeutic style allows her to tailor a plan of action to the unique and specific needs of her clients.
In her spare time, Faith likes to unplug by connecting with friends and family, reading, cooking, strength training, and yoga. Faith loves engaging in new experiences and typically fills her day with creativity, movement, and connection.
Summer is a physical therapist that has worked in Chicago as an outpatient manual physical therapist since 2013. Her passion for treating the person as a whole by addressing the mind-body connection of pain, injury, and dysfunction is reflected through her personal practice of meditation, mindfulness, and all things fitness-related. Summer strives to break down the "how" and "why" of mobility and postural abnormalities to address the root of the issue with an individualized approach incorporating functional movement analysis, neuromuscular re-education, manual therapy techniques, dry needling, and exercise.
Summer is an avid self-care and mindful living enthusiast who believes in balancing physical exercise with recovery, restoration, and sleep training for wellness and prevention. Summer is certified in Dry Needling and Reiki I&II, and is currently undergoing training to become a Certified Meditation Teacher. Come see Summer at Green Circle Wellness to get in tune with your mind-body connection, restore mobility and strength of your musculoskeletal system, and heal your old traumas. Injuries are not required…clients with wellness/prevention-based goals are welcome!
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