Alice Honican joined the staff of Longevity Health Center in 2005. After earning her Bachelor‘s Degree of Science in Psychology from the University of Georgia, Alice continued on to receive her Master’s Degree in Acupuncture from The Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, CA. She is Nationally Certified in both Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology and licensed in the state of Georgia. In 2017, Alice earned her Doctorate in Traditional Naturopathy, completing her dissertation on Chronic Lyme Disease.
The daughter of Naturopath-Acupuncturist Seneca Anderson, Alice was raised in a home that embraced a natural perspective on healthcare. In addition to her qualifications, her excellent listening skills and compassion for others make her even more equipped to fulfill her calling. “I am passionate about helping people,” says Alice. “I love working with patients one-on-one and offering them an alternative approach to healing with fewer side effects than western medicine.”
Alice lives with her husband, Ryan, and their two sons, Tommy and Isaac, in Roswell, Georgia. She is available for treatment Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
Maria earned her Bachelors Degree in Psychology from Montclair State University. She is also a Certified Reflexologist and studied Aroma Therapy at the Heal Center in Atlanta. In addition to working with developmentally disabled adults for eight years, Maria worked for Dr. Stephen Edelson, Founder of The Edelson Center for Environmental and Preventative Medicine in Atlanta, for six years. During that time, she served as a New Patient Coordinator, Nutritional Coordinator, and Office Manager. She helped patients with autoimmune disorders and other chronic illnesses implement their treatment plans with alternative therapies and nutritional education.
Maria has earned certifications in Master Herbalist, Holistic Health Practitioner, and Traditional Naturopath and is a Homeoprophylaxis Practitioner. She has been working at Longevity for years and continues to serve patients well through natural and holistic therapies and education.
Cristina has been actively working in the field of alternative healthcare since 2005. When she joined the Longevity team in October 2006, she had a strong desire to learn everything there was to know about the body and how to heal it naturally. She began by attending Everglades University, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in Alternative Medicine. She then became a Certified Wellness Coach through The International Association of Wellness Professionals. Most recently, Cristina earned her Doctorate of Traditional Naturopathy (ND) from New Eden School of Natural Health and Herbal Studies, completing her dissertation on PANDAS/PANS.
While all this education has been great, Cristina feels extremely blessed to have been able to work with Dr. Anderson and soak up as much of his knowledge and insight as she could while continuing her formal education. This level of hands on training has been extremely invaluable and has shaped her into the type of practitioner that she is today. She is on a mission to help change the status of health in America. “Better health starts with making wise decisions, becoming responsible for what we eat, removing toxins, and taking better care of our bodies,” she said.
Cristina currently resides in Berkeley Lake, a small part of Duluth, with her husband Alex and their three children; Corbin, Kaelyn, and Asher. She is available for appointments on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.
Anna Powers, ND specializes in BioEnergetic Assessment (BEA) and NeuroFeedback NFB). She provides clients with the mentorship, education and the tools needed to reach their health and wellness goals. Anna earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Georgia and went on to attend Trinity School of Natural Health to complete several graduate programs including: Certified Nutritional Consultant (CNC), Certified Natural Health Professional (CNHP) and Doctor of Naturopath (ND). Prior to joining Longevity Health Center, Anna worked at the Amen Clinic in Atlanta, GA where she provided QEEGs and Neurofeedback.
The Amen Clinic is a cutting edge psychiatric and brain clinic committed to using the least toxic and most effective solutions. Anna spent ten years training health care practitioners in the fundamentals of bioenergetic assessment, homeopathy, herbology and detoxification. She was a founding member of the Energetix College of BioEnergetic Medicine and was on faculty from 2002 to 2005. Anna lives in Milton, GA with her husband Chris and dog, Bodhi and is available Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays for appointments.
Dr. Olivia Choi
We are excited to welcome a new Licensed Acupuncturist, Dr. Olivia Choi, to the Longevity staff! Our clients will benefit from Dr. Choi’s high-level education, more than 14 years of clinical experience, and wealth of expertise. She has studied and worked in China, The Philippines, Korea, California, and now Georgia!
Whether you’re dealing with dermatological issues, pain, or you just want to manage stress and enhance detoxification, you’re going to want to experience a session with Dr. Choi! Call our office to schedule today!
Sonya joined the Longevity team in 2019. She’s a true Georgia native and has lived here all her life. Her hobbies include spending time with her two kids, enjoying the outdoors, and reading. She graduated from Valdosta State University with a Bachelors in Psychology and a Minor in Business Administration.
Sonya worked in the healthcare industry for many years before beginning a successful corporate career. She later chose to stay home with her children while they were young. Now back in the work force, her desire and passion is to help people live better lives. She loves coming alongside people on their health journeys, encouraging them to thrive in their callings and live up to their full potential.
Sonya is specially trained as a HOCATT practitioner. She loves this therapy because of the various ways it works to detoxify the body down to the cellular level, stimulate the immune system, and provide energy for the body to heal. Call today to learn more about the HOCATT and schedule a session with Sonya!
Longevity welcomed Janelle to the team in 2020. After being a California girl her whole life, she moved to Georgia in 2017. As the daughter of a Chiropractor and a Nutritionist, Janelle grew up with an alternative perspective to health. Her prior career was in dentistry, but after overcoming some challenging health hurdles, she realized her passion was to come alongside others on their own journeys to wellness. Janelle lives in Roswell with her two sons.
Mariela joined the Longevity staff in the summer of 2020. She studied ballet for 15 years, and her background in dance was her foundation for the love of health and fitness. She went on to earn certifications as a Group Fitness Instructor through AFAA and and Personal Trainer Certification through ACE. Over the years involved in the fitness industry, Mariela completed several nutrition courses and workshops and worked closely with clients to help them reach their health and fitness goals.
Through her experience with her own health issues over the last 3 years, Mariela gained a profound interest in homeopathy and holistic health. She is now enrolled at Trinity School of Natural Health to obtain her Holistic Health Practitioner certification. Her true passion is to help others feel their very best.
Mariela has been an Atlanta resident since 2006. She lives with her husband, teenage son, and their golden doodle puppy. They enjoy spending time outdoors, hiking, riding bikes and exercising.
Carrie joined the Longevity team in December of 2022. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology through the University of Iowa and teaching credential through Cal State LA. She taught elementary school before she became a mother in 2018. Through her prenatal journey, she developed a passion for nutrition when she experienced some health struggles of her own. She has been studying to become a Nutrition Therapist Master at Nutrition Therapy Institute in Colorado. She believes that food choices make a profound difference in health outcomes and enjoys supporting others on their wellness journey by guiding them towards a more nutrient dense diet.
Carrie lives with her husband and young daughter in Roswell. Her passions are cooking, hiking, spending time outdoors and being a mother.
Ashley will most likely be the first and last face you see upon visiting our office. A part of the Longevity team since October of 2011, she handles the scheduling for all of our practitioners, as well as several other administrative tasks that are vital to our business. Please ask for Ashley to schedule, confirm, or cancel appointments.
Although often working behind the scenes, office manager Melina is such a vital part of the staff. She is in charge of speaking to any prospective new patients as well as managing the day-to-day aspects of the business. With more than 30 years of experience in her position, Melina is an excellent resource for those with questions regarding what to expect at office visits, individual health programs or about Longevity’s many services. Through all the changes that the Center has seen in the last 30 years, constant and steady Melina has been there. She is familiar with most of you, and all of the products, and Longevity simply could not function without her. Melina lives in East Cobb with her husband, Todd, and their three children, Preston, Andrew and Natalyn.