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Physical

Nerves of Steel has partnered with a variety of facilitators to help you relieve stress - Physically.

When was the last time you received a massage? Well, we have you covered there! Massage is an integral part of overall health and very essential to relieving stress in your body. There are a variety of massage therapists ready to help you get rid of those aches and pains, not to mention your tired aching feet, and calm your nerves.

When was the last time you received energy work? Well we have you covered there too! We are all vibration beings and our bodies respond to any vibration, whether beneficial or not. There are also a variety of Reiki masters ready to help you calm your nerves and align your vibrations.

When was the last time you did yoga? Stretching and being flexible is just as important as strength and muscle training. Well we have you covered there too! There are a variety of certified yoga instructors who have taught individual and group sessions all over the world to hundreds of participants.

When was the last time you had an acupuncture treatment? The idea of sticking needles in your body is not something you've considered before - actually it doesn't really hurt. When you have blocked energy in your body, this is a wonderful and effective way to unblock that energy.

When was the last time you saw a Naturopath? Well we have you covered there too! You have an amazing body, which is intelligent and it can heal itself given the right conditions.

Our Providers

Dr. Susan Russell

Susan Russell, PhD, ThD, LAc, LMSW, is a licensed board-certified Acupuncturist, Psychiatric Social Worker/Psychotherapist (Dual Diagnosis, PTSD trauma and addictions). Author, Educator, Shamanic Healer, Turning Point Healing Center founder / Marietta, GA. http://www.turningpointhc.com

She holds a Doctorate in Integrative Energy Medicine as well as a doctorate in the Theology of Holism from Holos University Graduate Seminary, serves as Academic Board Chair at Holos, is a member of ISSSEEM and Acupuncturists Without Borders. Susan also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Georgia State and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Georgia

Works: Seasonal Meridian Guide: Enhancing Your Energy Through all Seasons; The Body of Qi CD Meditation Series. Dr. Russell’s contact: 770 552 4155

Robin Appelbaum

Robin Appelbaum grew up in Florida where she received her degree in Fashion Merchandising from Stephens College in Tampa, FL. With over 30 years of sales, marketing and customer service experience, her background includes working with clients in the banking, real estate, and bridal industries where she gave Dress for Success seminars teaching about appearance and image. Robin has also owned several companies, Everythings a Sample, at the Atlanta Apparel Mart and an image company, Optimage, for over 10 years. With her experience and expertise in Customer Service, Nerves of Steel is thrilled to have her as our Director of Customer Service.

Juliana Dennis

Juliana Dennis is a wellness advocate and has spent the last 20 years in Clinical Laboratory Sales, where her focus has been in Pharmacogenetic Testing. She quickly saw the vast need for testing for patients suffering from PTSD, depression, and addiction. She also studies Behavioral Science as a hobby and began looking for ways to naturally balance neurotransmitters without Prescription Medication. Thankfully she has found a product that has had profound results in optimizing mental wellness. Juliana is also a wellness coach and believes in the power of optimizing the health of the microbiome to achieve peak performance in mental wellness.

Lisa Norris

Lisa Norris, the daughter of a career military officer, was born in Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage, AK and lived on military bases all over the world. After a long corporate career in corporate sales and marketing, she changed direction to work with the First Responder Task Force Division on behalf of the Armed Forces Benefit Association. It was during that time she became keenly aware of how stressed these individuals are in their work that she decided to create Nerves of Steel to help the U.S. Armed Forces (active military, national guard, reserves and veterans) and their families eliminate stress: physically, mentally and emotionally. She is also does massage and is a Certified Reiki Master.

Kristyn Patterson

Kristyn Patterson is a Certified Yoga Instructor and has taught from small to large yoga sessions, including a three-week yoga retreat class in Hawaii. She likes having a personal connection with people who have undergone trauma and she specializes in working with PTSD victims. Kristyn also holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Physics.

Erica Rascon

Founder and Owner of Deeply Rooted Wellness + Yoga, Erica Rascon, is a 500-hr Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance. She specializes in integrated wellness, which unites the physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of health in pursuit of wholeness. She is also a doTERRA essential oils wellness advocate. Erica enjoys vegetable gardening, reading, writing, and exploring the outdoors.

Mindy Newman

Mindy Newman, is a state-licensed massage therapist and Owner of Acworth Massage Therapy in Acworth, GA. She customizes her massages to your unique needs. Every 'body' is different and has different issues and histories. Your massage is based on her conversation with you and her professional assessment of the most effective approach to deliver the best results for you. Mindy is certified in Neuromuscular Massage Therapy, Geriatric Massage, Reiki and has studied Compassionate Touch and many other modalities. Mindy is a long-time member of the American Massage Therapy Association.

Noelle Abent

Noelle Abent is a Reiki Master, minister, and spiritual counselor with over 20 years experienced practicing Reiki. Reiki helps with symptoms of PTSD by balancing the body's energy, which calms the body, mind, Spirit and emotions. This allows emotional or mental triggers to release, promoting inner peace. With consistent sessions clients see reduced anxiety and depression, improved sleep, mental focus, emotional balance, and improvement of physical pain. She holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Georgia in Child and Family Development, and a Masters of Divinity from Inner Quest Church, where she was also ordained into ministry. She currently offers different types of energy healing, spiritual counseling and teaches classes at her practice, Energetic Therapies, LLC, in Marietta, GA.