The following steps outline Dr. Jacobson's comprehensive medical wellness program. This is a journey filled with exploration that provides insights over time. Participation in the full program ( 7-10 visits) is encouraged but not required. You choose the series of visits that work for you and your family.
Your active participation is highly recommended to establish a foundation for lifelong wellness.
Once your medical wellness plan is created, monthly or seasonal check-ins are recommended to maintain balance and update your plan as needed. (See PROVIDERS AND SERVICES and MEMBERSHIPS AND SPECIAL PROGRAMS for more information)
Visit One: Comprehensive Integrative Functional Medicine Assessment Comprehensive review of your health and wellness history. Includes western functional medicine and Ayurveda assessments. Laboratory tests and journal exercises are recommended in partnership with each patient. This visit must occur in-person at Abundant Living Wellness Center.
Visit Two: Review and Refine with Data Comprehensive review of your preliminary journaling activities and laboratory results in the context of your metabolic (Ayurveda) type and stage of wellness. This visit sets the stage for a series of consultations where you design your personal medical wellness plan in partnership with Dr. Jacobson. This visit must occur in-person at Abundant Living Wellness Center.
Visit Three: Co-Create a Personalized Medical Wellness Plan Embrace your new approach to lifelong wellness by setting short and long-term goals based on your personalized plan. Options to create a vision board, timeline, or other visual image that will inspire you to integrate your plan at home, work, and play. This visit may occur either in-person, by phone, or by Skype.
Additional Integrated Functional Medicine Visits: Design Your Abundant Life Modular format consisting of a series of 3-7 coordinated visits once the initial consultation and laboratory review are completed. You select the combination of assessments and treatments based on your health status and wellness goals. Packages or memberships are highly recommended as this embodies a commitment to your own health. These visits may either be in-person, by phone, or by Skype.
Family Consultations This is an option for families who have committed to work together to optimize health and wellness throughout their home. These are educational only and do not provide personalized medical information.
Brief Phone or Skype Consultations 10 minute brief check-ins to ask questions or discuss progress as you live out your medical wellness plan in real-life! Available once your medical wellness plan is completed.
How Do I Prepare for My First Visit?
Step 1 Contact us at 925-949-8877 or email@example.com to schedule your appointment.
Step 2 Complete and return the new patient forms 1-2 days before your visit. This allows time for Dr. Jacobson to review your current health status and research tailored laboratory tests and journal activities that she will discuss with you during your initial consultation.
Step 3 Attend the initial consultation and discuss next steps to create your medical wellness plan.
Note: Visits that are missed or cancelled less than 24 hours prior to our scheduled time will be charged a $125 cancellation fee.
Dawn Jacobson, MD Functional Medicine physician
Physical address: Abundant Living Wellness Center 1776 Ygnacio Valley Road, Suite 106 Walnut Creek, CA 94598 Telephone: 925-949-8877