Our Team: Assisting you on your Path to Wellness

Our clinic director, Dr. Christopher Jackson, Ph.D., D.O.M., A.P. (FL) is nationally board certified with international experience in Primary Care Natural Medicine as a Canadian Naturopath*, with an Australian Naturopathic* clinic, and in nutrition-based Orthomolecular Medicine as a Primary Care D.O.M. in Saint Petersburg and Sarasota (both in Tampa Bay) Florida.  As a holistic medical practice using natural, functional, orthomolecular, and integrative medicine, A Path to Wellness takes advantage of Dr. Jackson's diverse background with his strong focus on the underlying causes of health conditions.

Dr. Jackson holds several graduate and undergraduate degrees and has completed additional advanced training at the Australasian College of Health Sciences (ACHS), the University of Texas at Dallas, and Florida College of Integrative Medicine (FCIM).  He has undergraduate degrees from Saint Petersburg College (SPC), East West College of Natural Medicine (EWCNM), and the University of South Florida (USF), in Natural Sciences, Electrical Engineering, and Professional Health Sciences, along with advanced degrees from EWCNM and USF, in Engineering Management and Natural/Oriental Medicine. 

Dr. Jackson is currently completing an additional Ph.D. in Health Psychology, specializing in Behavioral Medicine with a focus on Psycho-Neuro-Endocrine-Immunology (PNEI) at Northcentral University (NCU).

Joy Grace, LPN, has always had a passion for a Holistic approach to health (one that incorporates Mind, Body, and Spirit).  Joy has worked approximately twenty years in patient care settings in various rehabilitative organizations before joining Dr. Jackson at A Path to Wellness.  She enjoys communicating with people about their health concerns in a more comprehensive way than they may have experienced through conventional approaches.  Joy received her CNA in 1994 at the American Red Cross and her Practical Nursing degree in 2003 at Pinellas Technical College in St. Petersburg, FL.