Meet the Wellness Elements Team...

Wellness Elements is a virtual and in-person collective of wellness professionals hand picked by Dr. Birkholz. Our network of exceptionally talented healing professionals with years of experience and demonstrated client outcomes work together to promote the healing and optimal health of our clients.  

Wellness Elements provides access to a wide variety of integrated wellness services to clients as well as cutting edge educational resources, lectures, events and discounts on the highest quality wellness products.  

It is our pleasure to serve you!

Siri Peterson Cavanna NBC-HWH, FMCHC, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500

Siri is a nationally Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach specializing Functional Medicine as well as a Certified Yoga Therapist and Yoga Teacher Trainer. With her extensive background in healthy movement, mindfulness, functional nutrition and family wellness, Siri will help you clarify and accomplish your optimal health and life goals. She is honored to provide health coaching for the patients at Your Wellness MD and looks forward to supporting you on your healing path.

Matthew Cavanna MA, LPCC

Matthew offers individual, couples and family counseling and coaching. His broad background in family systems, somatic therapy, trauma resolution, solutions based therapy, dialectical-behaivoral therapy, the Hakomi method and wellness coaching gives him a unique and powerful approach to helping people reset their potential. Matthew believes one can harness their life experiences, no matter how challenging, to live better, more fulfilling lives. He loves working with people all across the country via online sessions.

Carmen Moretti CMS-CHt, FIBH

Carmen Moretti, CMS-CHt, FIBH is a board certified, clinical hypnotherapist trained in advanced techniques that help her clients move from struggle to peace. She is passionate about teaching and guiding her clients to use their minds in a more productive way, helping them to create a life with more confidence and fulfillment. She graduated from SWIHA in Tempe, AZ in 2010 and finished her advanced training at the esteemed Hypnotherapy Academy of America in New Mexico in 2016 in order to deepen the skills and knowledge that she uses to benefit her clients today. 

Jason Jones DMD

Dr. Jones attended Penn State for his Bachelers of Science degree in pre-medicine and received his doctorate degree at The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. He received extensive post-graduate training at UCLA while working at the Los Angeles VA Hospital. Dr. Jones also served his country in the US Navy for six years of active duty, being deployed overseas three times. Dr. Jones offers dental care treatments that utilize state-of-the-art equipment, technologies, and materials. He is a believer in prevention, providing the least invasive treatments and honoring the the body as a whole.

Kristi Harter L. Ac.  

Kristi Harter L. Ac. helps her clients achieve high level health and wellness. Her treatments get to the root of illness and address current symptoms, whether their origins are physical, emotional, or both. Kristi Harter, Licensed Acupuncturist (L. Ac.), received her Masters of Science in Acupuncture (MSAC) from the Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture. 

Jason Kaufman DC

Dr. Kaufman's innovative, neuromuscular approach to chiropractic relieves pain quickly and gently. His mission is to share this unique approach to relieving pain and restoring balance to the body through gentle manual therapy of the muscle and fascial system. His noninvasive method, which he calls "myofascial accupressure" is based on the fundamentals of anatomy and physiology. He has been in practice since 2001 and sees patients in Scottsdale, AZ and Malibu, CA. ​ ​

Joe Green 

Joe started his personal training business in 1996 providing speciality exercise programs for women, seniors and sports specific training for competitive athletes. Since that time Joe has been recognized as the expert people trust and the one doctors refer to for his work with post rehab and movement disorder populations. His services include exercise programs for those facing orthopedic challenges, pre/post op for knees and hips as well as movement disorders such as Parkinson’s and stroke. He speaks on a variety of topics at private and corporate venues and continues to coach individuals and groups. Joe will soon release his forthcoming book Fitness Through The Fearless Soul.

Tarra Sachedina

Tarra Sachedina thrives on helping others connect with movement, meditation and yoga. Her 10+ years of experience spent exploring and aligning bodies and minds make her an ideal studio owner and instructor. An anatomy “geek”, she loves guiding others through their healing journey. ​ ​