Wendy Gerrish, L.Ac.
Licensed Acupuncturist, Owner of Wendy Gerrish Wellness
Wendy M. Gerrish, L.Ac. received her Bachelor of Arts from the College of Behavioral Sciences from The Ohio State Univerisity. Her focus in the program was psychology with a focus in biopsychology. She earned her 4 year Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine from Yo San University, a lineage-based, premier teaching institution of Traditional Chinese Medicine in southern California. In addition to her private practice, Ms. Gerrish is the licensed Acupuncturist for Pacific Fertility Center Los Angeles.
Prior to incorporating her practice, Wendy was one of the patient coordinators and medical assistant to the director at PFCLA, Dr. Vicken Sahakian for 4 years. This experience along with her own experience as an egg donor has allowed her to fully understand the process of IVF and other forms of ART (Assisted Reproductive Technology). She now uses this experience to treat her patients suffering from infertility to provide a holistic treatment that fits individual needs.
Wendy has not only helped patients to realize their dreams of having a family, but she also has extensive knowledge in treating many other conditions such as acute and chronic pain, mental emotional disorders, insomnia, hypertension, PCOS, fibromyalgia, and many others.
Mother of two, Wendy continues to serve her community with her passion for helping others. She is now accepting new patients at her Westwood office in Los Angeles, California.
Vanessa Font, L.Ac.
Licensed Acupuncturist and Postpartum Doula
Vanessa Font is a licensed acupuncturist in California. She was awarded her Master’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Yo San University in Los Angeles, California. She holds a second Master’s degree in Creation Spirituality from Buddhist contemplative college Naropa University. She is certified in Clean Needle Technique, holds current accreditations in infant and adult CPR and Life Support and is a trained Medical Postpartum Doula.
Vanessa has been working with newborns and infants for over 14 years. She works collaboratively with the staff at the infant resource center, The Pump Station & Nurtury in Santa Monica, California as well as with premier lactation expert Linda Hanna, owner of My Nursing Coach. www.mynursingcoach.com
Vanessa's medical areas of expertise include allergy, women's health, pregnancy and postpartum support, stress management, pain relief and pediatric care.
Vanessa believes in a community mentality when it comes to addressing health problems. She is dedicated to communicating with naturopaths, mental health professionals, chiropractors, homeopaths, yoga instructors and all western physicians to provide the best care possible for her patients.
Tina Montalto, CMT, CMLDT
Licensed Massage Therapist
Tina Montalto is a CA licensed Massage Therapist, graduating from The National Holistic Institute in Los Angeles, California in 2016. She initially studied Eastern Massage, Western Massage, Sports Therapy and Pre-Natal Therapy. With a desire to help her clients fine-tune their physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being; Tina has continued to enhance her practice by becoming certified in Manual Lymphatic Drainage by The KLOSE training program as well as becoming trained in Hospice Therapeutic Therapy for Pediatric and Geriatric Hospice patients, by the Heat Touch Project.
Through applying a mix of Swedish, Deep Tissue and Myofascial Release Therapy Tina will create the perfect personalized massage that your body needs. She believes we all contain the innate ability to heal and uses an intuitive approach to create the ideal environment for your body to unwind. Through compassionate and careful listening, she addresses both physical and energetic issues, gently ushering your body toward peace, balance, relaxation and the potential for deep releasing of all kinds.