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Featured Practitioners

San Diego is home to a lot of fantastic practitioners in the Integrative Medicine field. They offer their services to help and heal those who need it.
Each month we will feature a different practitioner with the breakdown of their services and contact info. Feel free to contact each person to ask questions or set up appointments!

For the Month of August our featured practitioner is:

Teri Polley-Michea RN, MA, HHP, RMT

Teri is an Oncology Certified Massage Therapist, a Somatic Teacher, and a Cannabis Nurse Navigator. In addition, Teri offers private nursing and Energy Work services.
Teri is also the mama of a retired therapy dog, Isabella. Isabella was the SDCRI volunteer therapy dog. She is retired from service but is still going strong at 13!

Information about Teri in her own words:
I graduated from the International Professional School of Bodywork (IPSB) with a Masters Degree in Somatic Studies. I am certified in Oncology Massage thru the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork and teach a 30-hour Continuing Education Oncology Massage Course.
I trained with Mary Hollander for my Reiki Master/Teacher certification.
My cannabis education includes a Certification of Completion from Dr. Dustin Sulak’s Healer Program and from the Medical Cannabis Institute. I have attended Cannabis for the Health Professional Course from Holistic Caring. I am currently enrolled in the Radicle Healths Medical Cannabis Training Program. I have facilitated the American Cannabis Nurses Association meetups for the Southern California Western region for the past 2 years. I am an active member of ACNA volunteering on their credentialing and membership committees.

My goal in life is to be of service to others.

In addition to her extensive training, Teri has more than 4 decades of experience as an RN, and over 20 years of massage therapy, Reiki, and Healing Touch to all ages of clients.

Favorite quote:
“Be a voice, not an echo.” (Author unknown)

You can contact Teri through email at:
Or through phone at: 760-803-2027

You can learn more about Teri here!

Articles written by Teri, that can be found on our website:
Cannabis as Medicine: Using medical marijuana in the oncology setting. by Teri Polley-Michea, posted on October 2nd, 2017
Got chemo brain? by Teri Polley-Michea, posted on June 5th, 2017
Unlocking the Mysteries of Oncology Massage by Teri Polley-Michea, posted on June 1st, 2015

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