Dr. Keerthy Sunder, Medical Director /Founder
With more than 20 years of experience, Dr. Keerthy Sunder, M.D. holds Diplomates from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, American Board of Addiction Medicine and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, London. Born in India, his idyllic early childhood in the beautiful Buddhist Kingdom of Bhutan had a profound influence on his philosophy and career path, including his deep desire to integrate the mind, body, and soul in all of his endeavors.
Dr. Sunder is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, a Member of the American Academy of Anti- Aging Medicine, a Board Member of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), San Jacinto, and an Editorial Board Member for the Journal of Addiction Therapy and Research. He is also a Dream Builder Member of the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM), a member of the credentialing committee for the American Board of Addiction Medicine and a Credentialed Menopause Practitioner.
Also serving as a speaker at national and international conferences, Dr. Sunder has presented at the Marce Society of Psychiatric Disorders of Childbirth Conference in Oxford, England, the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Annual Convention in Anaheim, California. His work has been published in the American Journal of Psychiatry, Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, and most recently, the Journal of Addiction Therapy and Research. His latest publication raises awareness of the importance of Mindfulness Meditation in building Resilience in the throes of Addictions and PTSD (Link). His book, Addictions: Face Your Addiction and Save Your Life, an Amazon International Best Seller was published in 2014.
Samantha Franklin - Practice Director/Neuromodulation Technologist
Samantha received her Bachelor of Science degree in Anthropology with an emphasis on BioMedical coursework, from the University of California, Riverside where she graduated magna cum laude. Her undergraduate research focused extensively on the impacts of customer service in mental healthcare settings and thus she is a tremendous advocate for curating positive, patient-centered care that honors dignity and diversity. Samantha strongly believes in a holistic, integrative approach to wellness and is an enthusiastic proponent of therapeutic modalities such as Mindfulness Meditation, Neurofeedback and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. As an aspiring Physician Assistant whose passions lie in psychiatry, Samantha hopes to ultimately continue her medical journey as an Integrative Practitioner in the Inland Empire where she grew up.
Kevin received his Physician Assistant Training from Riverside Community College and has an extensive background in Physical Therapy having worked in various settings including wound care, home health, outpatient and hospital settings. He relishes working in an environment that fosters learning, compassion and the application of modern science and technology to help patients achieve their wellness goals.