Referrals - Our Health Partners

Below is a list of our local friends and wellness partners whose services and products promote healing and health.

Khadija Shepard - Alternative Medicine Specialist, Reiki Master,

Certified Colon Hydro Therapist, Author

Khadija was born in Brooklyn, New York during the time of holistic health and healing. She recalls learning about healing teas and the power of burning oils from her mother at an early age. She attended Everglades University in 2012 and received her Bachelors of Science in Alternative Medicine. She is a Reiki Master, a 15+ year Certified Colon Hydro Therapist, and Author.

In addition, she has over twenty years in the Social Services arena providing Case Management and Crisis Outreach for an array of clients in need.

Khadija is the mother of two sons, and she enjoys spending quality time with both of them.

Donna Berrier Ake, CHC, CA

Donna offers individual and group integrataive wellness coaching, aromatherapy safety and applications and education, and personalized aromatherapy sessions,

Donna is a certified health coach and a certified aromatherapist.

Email: | Phone: 717-250-8406

Victory Sports & Fitness - State College, PA

At Victory, they genuinely care about their clients and they want you to succeed. They are committed to providing you with a clean, safe and positive fitness experience at their gym. Their Staff have the skills, knowledge and professional attitude that will help you exceed the goals you have set for yourself. Their fitness center facility has the most diverse array of strength and functional equipment on the market. This variety will keep your workout interesting, and ensure you will always have the right tool for the job.

No matter what your workout requires: personal training, group exercise, nutrition coaching, or cardio classes, Victory Sports and Fitness is here to help.

Erika Isler - Life Coach

Erika is a Certified Life Coach and earned her life coach certification with Dr. Martha Beck in 2010. Please join us in welcoming Erika as a wellness partner here at The D-Stress Station.

Erika is originally from North Tarrytown, N.Y. and a graduate of Syracuse University. She worked in the magazine and newspaper industry for more than 20 years, most recently as the editor of State College Magazine. She has been a lecturer at the College of Communications at The Pennsylvania State University. She is married to Chuck Risio, a lieutenant colonel in the United States Marine Corps and mother to two teenagers.