Meet Our Staff
Kim Perrone, Owner, LAc, RPh
Having worked over 40 years in the medical field as first a Pharmacist, and then as an Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist, Kim blends her knowledge of Western Science and the practice of Eastern Medicine to diagnose and treat patients as holistically and comprehensively as possible. She practices not only Traditional Chinese Medicine, but also allergy elimination techniques such as NAET, NMT, and Bioset as well as the Kauffman technique. She has a certification in Gua Sha and loves fire cupping! She opened the Center in 2004 and has worked to create a healing space where people feel comfortable and safe to heal. She is happy to have a staff that works together not only as practitioners but as a family. Kim holds a B.S. from UT in Pharmacy and a Masters in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the Dallas College of Oriental Medicine.
Dip. O.M., L.Ac
Jessica graduated from the Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine in 2015 with a Bachelor's in Health Sciences and a Masters in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She has worked in numerous high-volume clinics and also in different types of acupuncture settings, including community acupuncture, and also runs her own private practice in Colleyville.
Jessica enjoys seeing all types of cases but has a deeper passion for women's health, and reproductive issues. In her off time as a mother of 3 and a wife, Jessica enjoys yoga, playing sports with her kids, and camping. Licensed in Texas and California and a Diplomate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine by the NCCAOM, she also speaks fluent Spanish.
Cassandra has a Bachelors in Kinesiology from the University of Texas and a Masters in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Texas Health and Science University. Since then she has had experience in treating patients with cancer that are experiencing side effects from chemotherapy, back pain, herb/drug interactions, allergies and autoimmune conditions.
Tony Ruiz, BS, LMT
Anthony "Tony" Ruiz grew up in Toledo, OH until joining the U.S. Marine Corps in 2003. While Serving 5 years as a KC-130 Flight Mechanic, stationed in Okinawa, Japan, and finishing in Fort Worth, TX, Tony began studying kinesiology at American Military University. Upon Honorable Discharge, he received his Bachelors of Science in Sports and Health Sciences in 2009. Tony became a licensed massage therapist in November 2010, specializing in deep tissue, sports, myofascial, postural correction, therapeutic, and prenatal massage. He is married to Amy, with 2 children, Gabby and Elijah, His favorite hobbies include gardening and officiating Texas High School football.
Leanna Rae, MSSW, CPLC, TBIT, RMT
Leanna Rae’s therapeutic experience of over 13 years has allowed her to develop a streamlined, results-driven practice. Neuro Integration and Balancing helps to integrate the functions of the brain and body to work together for increased focus, creativity, emotional balance, and joyful living for all ages. Leanna Rae has her Master's in Social Work and is a certified practitioner in many areas of Neuro Integration techniques and movement modalities. She is a presenter and teacher in personal growth, stress management, Simplicity Parenting, and communication for business, parents, and counselors. Leanna is licensed by the Pastoral Medical Association. For more information on Neuro Integration and Balancing please go to www.leannarae.me
Currently, Leanna has a full caseload and is not seeing any new clientele.
Carolyn, Practice Manager
Carolyn has been working at the Center since January of 2017. She graduated from Harding University with a Bachelor's degree in kinesiology and psychology, and is also a certified phlebotomist. As a former college athlete, Carolyn strives to apply her understanding of time management, discipline, consistency and teamwork to how she manages the Center and communicates with our staff and clients. Along with managing our Center, Carolyn also serves as Leanna Rae's client and scheduling coordinator, keeping Leanna's community outreach projects and growing brand organized.
Outside of the office you can find Carolyn working out, taking her dog Cooper for walks, cheering on her Chicago Cubs, or creating new recipes for her gluten free desserts.
Dacia has been working at the Center since January 2018. She has worked in various industries and has 10 years of customer service and management experience. Dacia always strives to ensure excellent service in all aspects of our patients' visits. She is incredibly organized and efficient and will tackle any task.
Outside of the office, you can find her with her husband and three rescue dogs and usually enjoying some chips and salsa. She is a true type 5 and is referred to by Kim as the "Human Encyclopedia". Infinitely curious and always learning something about everything. When you meet her feel free to strike up a conversation!
Evy, Front Desk and Social Media Coordinator
Evy is well versed in all areas of customer care. Evy has experienced various industries and has been thriving at our Center. In her spare time she loves to be outdoors rock climbing, camping, and hiking or enjoying a nice patio. She loves checking out all the new restaurants in Fort Worth but also keeps a close eye on the new spots in her hometown of Houston.
Evy keeps us on our toes with all of her ideas for social media and keeps us laughing with her humorous spirit.
Evy is our social media maven, keeping all of us looking good online including this very website!