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About BodyTalk

    Can BodyTalk treat ________disease/issue?

    BodyTalk is based on the belief that the body knows how to heal itself but, like a computer, can get overloaded (through stress, bad eating habits, etc..) leading to malfunction. A BodyTalk practitioner offers no diagnosis or prescription just a “rewiring” session using muscle testing and light tapping on the head and sternum to re-establish channels of communication within the body. Then the body will start functioning optimally again.

    What is Mind-Body Medicine?

    Mind-Body medicine is a holistic approach to medicine that takes into account the effect of the mind on the physical process of the body, including the effects of the psychosocial stressors and conditioning (ref. http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/).


    Mind-Body medicine focuses on:

    • The interactions among the brain, the rest of the body, the mind, and the behavior.
    • The ways in which emotional, mental, social, spiritual, experimental, and behavioral factors can directly affect health.

    The National Center for Complementary and ALternative Medicine (NCCAM) is the component of the NIH tahat studies complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Within CAM, some examples of body-mind medicine practiv=ces are: meditation, hypnosis, tai chi, and yoga (ref. http://report.nih.gov/nihfactsheets/viewfactsheet.aspx??csid=102)

    Why is BodyTalk a Mind-Body Medicine?

    BodyTalk works with the influence of our psychology, mood, emotions and belief systems on our physical health.

    How many sessions do I need to feel better?

    There is no specific time-frame, some people might need more or less than others depending on what is going on inside their bodies. Typically, a person will need about 3 sessions to start noticing the effects.

    About your BodyTalk session appointment


    Is there anything I need to do before/during my appointment?

    If you are a new patient, you will need to fill out the New Patient Intake Forms online. or print and complete the New Patient Intake Forms by hand before your visit. You may also arrive 15 minutes before your appointment to fill out the forms in our office.
    If you are a previous client, there is nothing you need to do before or during your session.

    What is the cost of a session with Dr. Janet Galipo?

    The cost of a session with Dr. Janet Galipo, DOM, AP, is US $250. She does offer hardship discounts through her non-profit organization, Be Healthy Inc, for people who are eligible. To find out if you are eligible please fill out the Be Healthy Scholarship form.

    What methods of payment are accepted?

    Our office accepts all major credit cards, checks, and cash.

    Where can I park when I come to your office?

    Your parking options for 2 Be Healthy Inc are:

    • Paid Parking along NE 2nd Avenue via Pay-By-Phone
    • Anywhere on 48th Street (or any other street that crosses NE 2nd Ave) you can find FREE parking, as long as there is NO ‘Residential Parking’ sign at the spot.

    How often do I need to get a session?

    This will vary from person to person, but typically Janet will suggest a “monthly maintenance” session every 3-4 weeks.

    Do you take medical insurance?

    We do not take insurance. However, many of our clients simply request an invoice to submit to their insurance company and if their insurance covers acupuncture, they will receive a reimbursement from their insurance company.

    How long are the sessions?

    This will vary according to each persons individual needs, but typically a session will last about 1 hour.

    What other services do you offer?

    Janet Galipo is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine and is able to offer BodyTalk, BodyIntuitive, Acupuncture and Chinese herbs in a priority-based treatment session, as needed by the individual. Note that Acupuncture, herbs or any other modality will only be given if it comes up as a “priority” during the BodyTalk session.