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Our educational program provides our clients with the comprehensive knowledge they need to rebuild their lives.  Whether this is your first attempt at recovery or you’ve struggled with relapse, the knowledge and one-on-one support we provide gives you the power to conquer addiction once and for all.

Our educational program, created by functional medicine certified physicians Dr. Sturtz & Dr. Gross, includes access to the modules listed below, weekly individualized instruction and Q & A, and a companion workbook that provides step-by-step directions on how to implement what you’ve learned into your personal plan for recovery.

Module 1: Introduction

Addiction Recovery Program Introduction

  • Meet Dr. Nancy and Dr. Sue- FMPlus
  • How to get the most out of the course
  • How addiction changes your brain Part 1 & 2
  • Can you escape your genetics? Epigenetics
  • Getting into the groove. Growth Mindset 
  • How to create new habits
  • New Habits Worksheet Download
Module 4: Master Your Brain


  • Make new brain cells
  • Upgrade your brain
  • Build Your Brain with Vitamin B12
  • Build Your Brain with Vitamin D
  • Build Your Brain with Magnesium
  • Build Your Brain with Zinc
  • Zinc Download
  • Detox – Take out the garbage
  • Second Brain – that gut feeling
  • Quick Recipe Ideas Smoothies Download
Module 7: Pain-A Natural Approach

Introduction – Pain and Addiction

  • How Opioids change your brain
  • Inflammation cycle
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Trigger Points
  • Natural options for pain Download
  • Relieve Your Pain with Turmeric/Curcumin Download
  • Bone Broth Recipe Download
Module 2: Nutrition & Recovery 1

Sugar and Carbohydrates

  • Introduction – How does this connect to addiction
  • Introduction to Carbohydrates
  • Types of Carbohydrates
  • Types of Carbohydrates Download
  • 6 Simple Eating Rules Download
  • Insulin system and your brain
  • How Much Sugar are you eating?
  • Reading Nutrition Labels
Module 5: Stress & Recovery

Introduction to Module

  • Overwhelmed Adrenal Glands
  • Adrenal Basics
  • Adrenal Hormones
  • Adrenal Supplements Download
  • The Importance of Sleep
  • Sleep Recovery
  • Hormones affected by poor sleep
Module 8: Depression Solutions

Introduction – It’s not all in your head

  • Depression Case
  • Energetic Approach
  • Toxic Chemicals
  • Inflammation 
  • How to make serotonin naturally
  • Supplements
Module 10: Course Review and Next Steps

Course Review

  • Next Steps
  • New Habits Worksheet (Reminder)
Module 3: Nutrition & Recovery 2

Protein and Fats

  • Introduction – how does this connect to your brain
  • Protein builds your brain
  • Protein Download
  • Fats make your brain more efficient
  • Quick Guide to Fats Download
  • Omega fats – for cell communication
  • More on Omega 3 Download
  • Cruciferous Veg – your body’s best defense
  • Phytonutrients- tame your genes
  • Herb and Spice Up Your Life
Module 6: Trauma & Recovery

Introduction to connections

  • Trauma and Your Brain
  • TBI
  • Abuse
  • Toxic Emotions
  • Working with Trauma
Module 9: Anxiety Solutions

Introduction to Module

  • AnxietyFight or Flight
  • Imbalance
  • Environmental Stressors
  • Catastrophizing
  • Nutrient Depletion
  • Planning/Scheduling
  • EFT
  • Guide to EFT Download
  • Supplements


Functional Medicine

Dr. Nancy Sturtz

Dr. Nancy Sturtz

Internal Medicine

Dr. Nancy Sturtz and Dr. Susan Gross are Board Certified Internal Medicine Physicians with additional certification in Functional Medicine.   They are also sisters who love to teach the latest methods to improve health, decrease reliance on medication and work with the whole person, not just the disease. They’ve worked with people from all walks of life with many different physical and mental health struggles. 

Dr. Susan Gross

Dr. Susan Gross

Internal Medicine

Dr. Nancy and Dr. Sue have learned what works and what doesn’t.  Through their extensive studies and years of working with patients, they’ve developed a deep understanding of the benefits of knowing “why.” Knowing why an illness or behavior is occurring can help empower you to take the steps to heal.