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Dr. Sam Berne has been in private practice in New Mexico for over 25 years and is an established leader in functional medicine. He holds a…

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Dr. Sam Berne has been in private practice in New Mexico for over 25 years and is an established leader in functional medicine. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Pennsylvania State University, Doctor of Optometry from Pennsylvania College and did his postdoctoral work at the Gesell Institute in collaboration with Yale University. He has been awarded The Special Awards for Service from the Behavioral Optometrists in Mexico for his innovative and holistic work with children.

Dr. Berne uses holistic optometry and vision therapy to improve eye health, vision and overall wellness. He understands and treats the body as one integrated system, rather than a collection of independent organs, in order to identify and address the root causes of disease. This approach views each person as genetically and biochemically unique, therefore his treatment methods are personalized and tailored to the individual.

Dr. Berne uses Whole Health Methods to give patients’ approachable, immediately usable, and powerful protocols for improving their vision and wellness. He has developed innovative methods for healing the mind-body-spirit through eye therapy and provides individuals with natural alternatives for reducing disease and improving vitality. These methods offer a holistic solution to children and adults with Autism, ADHD, Cataracts, Dry Eye, Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration and many other diseases.

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  • Creating Your Personal Vision-Online 4 Week Course
    Next Offered: 10/29/2019

    This is a 4 week course. The dates are October 29, November 5th, November 12th, and November 19th. 6-7 pm mountain standard time. Dr. Berne uses a whole health approach that includes the following: • Physical Vision Therapy • Continuum Movement • Perception and Vestibular therapies • Brain and Primitive…

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  • Eye of the Whale: A Wisdom, Mystery, Depths Retreat
    Next Offered: 01/24/2020

    The Big Island of Hawaii The beautiful ocean, Hawaiian spinner dolphins and whales dare us to listen deeply for our soul song. In this unfolding inquiry, we open to the mystery of the unknown to discover more about our sacred self.  Daily dolphin-whale interactions coupled with nourishing daily gatherings help…

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  • Continuum Movement Training Program – Module 5
    Next Offered: 02/07/2020

     Donnalea Van Vleet Goelz, PhD, Anatomy 1 Focus- A biological and cellular overview of the human body as a bio-system existing within a biosphere. As students deepen into the experience of conventional perspectives of anatomy, they will also learn the transformational aspects of tissue and fluids.  In addition to studying…

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  • Continuum Movement Training Program – Module 6
    Next Offered: 02/12/2020

    Donnalea Van Vleet Goelz, PhD,  ANATOMY II Focus- Further inquiry into the relationship of physical systems to states of being, moving, perceiving and other clinically important areas. Neurophysiology will be touched upon as it pertains to the practice of Continuum, including an overview of the Nervous System, Neuro-Muscular System, the…

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