Our Team

Dr. Cari Thachuk, ND

Dr. Cari is a California State, Licensed Naturopathic Doctor and physical therapist. She holds a Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University, the leading naturopathic medical school in North America, as well as two Masters Degrees in physical therapy from The University of Pittsburgh. She has developed a special interest in the treatment of neuro-endocrine disorders as well as healing many issues related to digestion. As a two-time survivor of breast cancer, Dr. Cari brings a unique perspective to her medical practice, caring for each individual patient with the utmost sensitivity to their physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing.

Outside of medicine, Dr. Cari loves sharing time with her new husband on adventures that involve being in the outdoors. Dr. Cari also likes to run and and truly loves yoga. One of her biggest passions is traveling the world.

Dr. Kellyn Milani, ND

Dr. Kellyn Milani is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor in both California and Montana. She received her medical degree from Bastyr Dr. Kellyn Milani, ND | Bukovina | Auburn CAUniversity and her clinical training in family medicine at the Bastyr Center for Natural Health in Seattle, Washington. While at Bastyr, Dr. Kellyn gained advanced training in IV therapy, gynecology, men’s health, endocrinology (including Wilson’s Temperature Syndrome) and environmental medicine. Dr. Milani also practiced at the 45th Street Clinic, a neighborhood clinic that focused on serving homeless teens. She is excited to be expanding her general practice, while focusing on her incredible talent with treating Lyme Disease and biotoxin illness.

Dr. Milani grew up in Tahoe City, California and lives an active outdoor lifestyle climbing, hiking and skiing.  When not in the clinic or in the wilderness, you may see Dr. Milani around town with her dog, Ulysses.

Jenny Garten

Jenny Profile PicJenny is the beautiful face you’ll see when you walk in the door. She comes to us with an amazing background working with and helping people and is poised to help take care of your needs. She has an acute interest in Naturopathic Medicine after her own health issues were cured by it. Jenny is also our skilled Naturopathic Assistant, so will be the smiling face you meet when you get a B12 shot.

Jenny spends her spare time with the light of her eyes, her son. She also enjoys hiking, yoga, dancing in the kitchen, and spending time with the people she cares about the most.


Debie Peay

Debie is the gentle soul you will meet if you need to have your blood drawn. She is a certified phlebotomist who also works in an Emergency Room. Her compassion for people makes her uniquely qualified to be more than just someone who wields a needle.

Debie truly loves her career, but not as much as she adores her family.