Thrive Wellness houses an amazing group of practitioners with whom Dr. Carson Lopez has the pleasure of coordinating treatment. For a true mind-body treatment team you can come to Thrive and see a variety of practitioners, including a sports medicine physician, acupuncturists, massage therapist, personal trainers focused intensely on alignment, as well as Dr. Carson Lopez for psychological services.
R.I.S.E. houses services provided by physicians and a physician's assistant, chiropractors, a physical therapist, massage therapists, and Dr. Carson Lopez serves as the Director of Counseling and Psychological Services. Additionally, they provide some imaging services and nutritional consultation.
Acupuncture by Devon
Devon is an incredible acupuncturist who specializes in treating pain, fertility, sports injuries, and pediatrics. In addition to her work with individuals, she collaborates with Dr. Carson Lopez in providing comprehensive workshops for stress management.
This is an incredible agency that serves individuals in the autism spectrum. Dr. Carson Lopez helps to oversee some cases and has the privilege of working with dedicated and dynamic teams of supervisors and tutors, as well as the families of these special individuals. Excite Steps offers in-home care and social groups that go into the community.
Anti-Inflammatory Diet and Yoga
Naomi is knowledgeable about anti-inflammatory diets and will give you a strong, yet very supportive, push in the right direction to getting your eating to best support your wellness. Additionally, she teaches yoga and is accustomed to adapting poses for a variety of types of disabilities. She has authored books such as "Yoga in Bed" and "Fountain of Youth Exercises."
Feldenkrais is a gentle movement therapy that helps in restoring appropriate movement patterns in the body, particularly after an injury or for those who suffer from chronic pain. Classes are offered at the Feldenkrais Institute in San Diego and at Anita Noone's studio in Solana Beach.
San Diego Psychological Association
Dr. Carson Lopez is a member of SDPA and participates on the Women's Committee and was previously a part of the Early Career Psychologists Committee.
San Diego Access and Crisis Line
At the San Diego Access and Crisis Line, there is a counselor you can speak to all the time. If you are having thoughts of hurting yourself or someone else, you should not hesitate to call 1-888-724-7240. Additionally, they provide the names of agencies that provide services in San Diego ranging from discounted dental care to housing.
American Pain Society
This website is a link to an organization dedicated to research and education in regards to pain. You can become a member and receive information regarding the latest research on pain regularly.
Ted Talks- Subtítulos en Español
Want to be inspired? Many amazing thinkers and researchers are showcased as presenters giving Ted Talks. New thought provoking presentations are always available, but to begin you may want to see Elliott Krane's talk on chronic pain or Louie Schwartberg's presentation on gratitude.
UCSD Center for Mindfulness
Decades of research shows that practicing mindfulness can help those who are suffering from pain. The UCSD Center for Mindfulness is a great community resource and compliment to working with Dr. Carson Lopez.
Community Links & Resources