A Place to Heal Wellness Center

More than a Clinic

We are a family

Our Services

We have amazing services for your mental, emotional & physical health

Meet our Team

Featured Practitioner

Dr. Karen Willfahrt

Karen Willfahrt received her nurse’s training at the Mayo Clinic and affiliated hospitals in Rochester, Minnesota, and graduated from the College of St. Teresa in Winona, Minnesota in 1977. She has been a nurse for over 40 years. In 1990-91, she was privileged to be part of hospital support services to our troops in Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. She worked in collaboration with staff from all over the world. She has been a staff nurse and Head Nurse in the field of Pediatrics for over 20 years and experienced in providing nursing care in the home to the most medically fragile children and adults, including infusion nursing.

Karen returned to school in 1996 and received her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, Arizona in 2000. She is qualified to practice in the areas of Western and Chinese botanical medicine and acupuncture, with a significant focus of her work in nutrition and lifestyle counseling. Her passion is working with individuals with disabilities. Especially, with the elderly and those diagnosed with autoimmune illnesses including MS, CIDP, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Crohn’s Disease, and Ulcerative Colitis, an effort for them to regain their full health potential through nutrition and lifestyle therapies. Karen serves as a board member for Vital Links for Humanity, a mission to Vietnam that provides education, water, and orphan care. She is married to her husband Dave and has four grown children, a dog, and two cats. She loves walks in the desert, gardening, and time spent with family and friends.


Western and Chinese botanical medicine, acupuncture, nutrition, and lifestyle

counseling, IV Therapy, and Electromedicine.

Our Medical Team

General Providers

We Focus on your Health

Our Approach & Values

We are a living community dedicated to restoring health. No matter what your health challenge is, we will work with you to find a solution for healing. Chronic illness is widespread in our society, and A Place to Heal Wellness Center offers nutrition and lifestyle therapies to treat body, mind, and spirit. Our clinic specializes in Holistic Addiction Treatment and Holistic Treatment of PTSD.
Whether you are living with an autoimmune condition like MS, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and ASL or struggle with PTSD or if you are seeking Holistic Addiction Treatment; A Place to Heal Wellness Center will provide the support you need. In addition to treatment, our Living Community teaches lifestyle training in yoga, meditation, and mindfulness, as well as laughter therapy and healing nutrition classes. Join us now, and start your journey to wellness.