Passionate. Experienced. Skilled. Committed. Bold. Transformational.
The Cruxpoint Health Breakthrough team is made up of masters of positive change. We are experts in the field of personal transformation. We are specialists in guiding people to personal breakthroughs in health, life, and living.
We bring unique skills, knowledge, and insight built over 35 years of research, clinical practice, and hard-won experience with clients and patients. We have a rock-solid methodology and a strong set of shared values formed over these years of service.
We use a science-based approach of proven processes that have produced breakthrough results for over 150,000 people worldwide. Our health breakthrough processes are backed by solid research and science, and are validated by decades of success. We have demonstrated first-hand how our programs change the trajectory of people’s lives.
Founder & Senior Partner, Cruxpoint Consulting Inc.
Founder & Senior Partner, Health Impact Programs, LLC
Founder & Senior Partner, Cruxpoint Health Breakthrough Programs, LLC
Gary Koyen has over 45 years of experience as a breakthrough consultant and educator, and has designed and delivered some of the highest quality programs for corporate transformation. An experienced international consultant, he has worked with leaders and companies in America, Australia, Canada, Europe, Hong Kong, India, Japan, and Singapore.
Gary brings a unique blend of attention to both the hard and soft sides of business, with particular attention to creating hard business results through impact on culture, people, and leadership. In addition to his extensive study of psychology, he has a strong quantitative background in hard sciences, advanced math, logic, statistics, and research design, and brings all of these factors to bear in his transformational programs. In addition, he applies real intellectual rigor to the process of affecting people and organizations, and creating the conditions for sustained success.
He is a creative and provocative consultant, valued by senior leaders for his insight, candor, and courage. He has provided breakthrough consulting and processes to various divisions of AT&T (including Bell Laboratories), Duke Power Company (now Duke Energy), Chase-Manhattan Bank (now JP Morgan-Chase), Livermore Labs, PRD of Australia, Idaho National Energy Lab, Greyhound, Turner Broadcasting, Cox Communications, MCI, American Express-Asia, AGL Resources Inc., Prudential Insurance of America, Cisco Systems, Delta Air Lines, Safeco Insurance, The Hartford, Avaya, Erie Insurance, and numerous smaller companies.
During his 45-year career, Gary has honed his skills in guiding people and companies to breakthrough. In 2010, he began his quest to bring breakthrough methodologies to the health arena, resulting in the launch of two health-focused enterprises. In 2017 he began writing the book: Living Sick In A World Of Abundance, which will be published in 2018.
Gary attended the University of Nebraska, where he was granted his Ph.D. in learning and research psychology in 1976. Earlier in his career, he was a Professor in Management and Administration at the University of Oregon, where he taught courses in management, research methods, and organizational diagnosis and development. He retired his university position in 1979, to launch his own training and consulting company.
Gary was born in Fremont, Nebraska, and grew up on a farm east of Fremont. He is an avid outdoorsman and athlete, involved in camping, hiking, scuba, rock-climbing, whitewater rafting, mountaineering, mountain biking, skiing, hunting, fishing, snowshoeing, running, and other athletic activities.
Susie Kelly, NP is a Nurse Practitioner in Functional Internal Medicine with an emphasis on wellness and prevention. She has a wide array of prior clinical experiences including Long Term Care and Rehabilitation, Transitional Care management, Cardiology, and Emergency Medicine. She has delivered care in settings ranging from Atlanta’s main Level I Trauma Center, to private practice in Colorado, to migrant farm worker camps in rural GA, to hospitals in the Dominican Republic.
These experiences have provided her with a comprehensive understanding of the challenges and failures of the health care system — as well as its successes. Most of all, it has provided her with a deep understanding of the universal conditions, which allow people to thrive or struggle, and how nothing less than a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, team-based approach with a focus on prevention will achieve successful health outcomes for individuals and populations.
Susie’s original background in Marketing and Communications coupled with a problem-solving, goal-oriented, and ambitious personality inspires her to continually seek innovative ways to improve the Healthcare system. She has a particular knack for delivering complicated, technical information in an accessible and identifiable way to various targeted audiences.
She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Emory University with a Bachelor’s and Master’s in Nursing. Prior to this, she graduated Magna Cum Laude from Boston College with degrees in Communications and Spanish. When she is not working, she competes in triathlons and has several overall and age-group victories at the national level. As a transplant to Colorado from Atlanta, she also enjoys hiking, skiing, stand up paddle boarding, and many other outdoor activities.
David Luce is a board certified internist who has been practicing in Boulder, Colorado for more than 20 years. He is recognized as a medical innovator, educator, public health advocate, and leader in the integration of evidence-based Western Medicine with complementary therapies through Functional Medicine.
Educated at Dartmouth, Harvard, and Yale, Dr. Luce has over 20 years experience designing and implementing innovative treatment programs that restore health and wellness to patients. He is a passionate proponent for the use of Western science not only to prevent disease, but also to define clinical health by the presence of optimal laboratory values and their relationships.
David Luce’s practice uses scientific laboratory technology to define and treat health imbalances before they mature into disease. Dr. Luce pinpoints dysfunctions in human physiology by measuring imbalances in :
He uncovers specific deficiencies and excesses in :
He finds footprints of toxins within the body including:
This unique approach applies science as the critical component in delivering personalized health maintenance to his patients.
Most recently, Dr. Luce has taken his unique medical approach and joined with a few gifted, experienced practitioners to for a goal-oriented health-model approach — both to restore health in unhealthy people and to teach younger people how to “live healthy.” The enterprise is called, Cruxpoint Health Breakthrough Programs.
Cruxpoint Health Breakthrough Programs is an outcomes-oriented, science-based approach to changing the way healthcare is perceived and practiced in the United States.
These programs integrate intense, highly specific gut restoration with the identification and subsequent removal of deep-seated subconscious patterns that block potential healing behavioral changes. This combination plus Dr. Luce’s distinctive biochemical and physiological insights produce a swift and radical restoration of health.
David Luce’s early career includes working in Cambodian refugee camps in an active war zone, practicing medicine on the Hopi-Navajo reservations in the Indian Health Service, and serving as the Medical Director of Yellow Rain (a project to aid the victims of chemical warefare). He also directed the AIDS program for he New Jersey State Department of Health. He co-founded on of the first holistic health center in the Rocky Mountain Region — as he developed a thriving medical practice that has attracted patients from across the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, and other Central American countries.
Dr. Luce has served on the Board of Directors of the American Holistic Medical Association. He was the on-air physician for the widely acclaimed TV series Alternative Medicine. He has served on the Scientific Council of the International and American Association of Clinical Nutritionists. H also holds a certificate in Clinical Nutrition and is an Advanced Diplomate in Nutritional Laboratory Analysis.
Jaspal Singh, M.S. (Computer and Electrical Engineering) is an enterprise software architect in the healthcare information technology field. Jaspal has worked in healthcare information technology since 2006.
Here are a few highlights from the last 12 years of Jaspal’s career:
Jaspal lives in Boulder, Colorado with his wife and son
Dr. Gerry Schmidt, Ph.D. is a transformational coach, health consultant,and speaker on the subject of resiliency, trauma, and rapid change.
Some highlights of his nearly 40-year career in helping individuals and families get unstuck and achieve higher levels of mastery:
Reimprinting with Devine Intervention (CD)
Transforming Corporate Culture: 9 Natural Truths for Being Fit to Compete (book)
The Culture Builder Toolkit (book)
Gerry’s relaxed style, personal availability, and extensive experience across multiple contexts creates an inspiring environment for rapid change. Gerry lives in Charleston, South Carolina with his wife and loves being on, in, or near the ocean.
Mark Saunders is a writer, editor, publisher, educator, motivational speaker, and 12-year prostate cancer survivor. Instead of receiving traditional treatments like surgery or radiation, Mark dramatically overhauled his lifestyle (with a protocol that is very similar to the Cruxpoint Health Breakthrough Program), and the cancer became undetectable — and has remained that way ever since.
As a cancer survivor, Mark has devoted his life to sharing his constantly evolving understanding what creates health and wellness. It’s a journey he calls, “Inside out, ’round about, and back again.”
He is also the co-author of two books on prostate cancer:
Bob Granger’s journey with nutrition started in 2010 when he was diagnosed with Stage IV bone cancer. His doctors gave him one to three years to live. Aggressive chemotherapy and radiation were recommended to shrink the tumors and decrease pain, but they were not offered as cures.
Bob agreed to the treatment, but formulated his own nutritional therapy plan as an alternative to the one offered by the cancer treatment center: “Eat whatever you want. Calories are the only thing that matter.”
After radiation to Bob’s head knocked out his ability to swallow and dried up his saliva glands, a feeding tube was put in so cases of canned chemicals and sugar could become the “nutrition” to help Bob survive chemotherapy and radiation.
Instead, Bob created his own feeding tube formula from scratch each morning in his blender. He thrived during the three years that he underwent treatment. At the end of his treatment, Bob had only clean scans and remains cancer-free to this day.
In 2014, Bob went back to school to study nutrition formally and has been a Certified Nutritional Therapist since graduating in 2015. He is also a state Certified Psychotherapist in Colorado.
Bob describes his work as, “helping people increase their health through whole-food nutrition.”
Having grown up in Idaho and Northern Arizona, Bob has been an avid outdoorsman his entire life. Prior to being a nutritional therapist, Bob was an Adventure Therapist in the field of adult mental health and led groups and individuals into the backcountry, up the mountains, and down the rivers as an experiential therapy modality.
Bob’s passions include spending time with his family, exploring nature, reading, and practicing Tai-Chi and Yoga.
Jim Heafner is a certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist who is trained in the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) and Functional Movement Screening (FMS) systems. Jim’s areas of expertise include orthopedics, manual therapy, chronic pain management, functional movement, and patient education.
Jim’s educational and clinical background have made him a highly respected expert in manual and manipulative physical therapy as well as functional movement.
His evidenced-based treatment approach goes beyond that of your average physical therapist. Using a combination of hands-on techniques (including soft tissue work and adjustments) as well as corrective exercises, Jim identifies the cause of people’s pain and symptoms to prevent future reoccurrence of symptoms.
To learn more about Dr. Jim Heafner visit www.heafnerhealth.com.
Kyle Norman’s health and fitness philosophy is simple: Eat right often, exercise regularly, rest well, and enjoy life.
His 20 years of experience as a personal trainer and coach, combined with a deep knowledge and passion for exercise and nutrition provides clients with the guidance they need to reach their fitness goals. He’s also a master at using accountability, feedback, and encouragement to motivate his clients to succeed.
Kyle earned a Master’s Degree in Health Promotion Management and holds certificates in strength conditioning, personal training, nutrition coaching, functional performance, and injury recovery.
Benjamin Franklin’s idea of “doing well by doing good” is the intention that Kyle brings to every training session. His goal is to help others find health and fulfillment in life.
A lifelong athlete (football player in high school and college and a runner, cyclist, and skier today), Kyle knows the elation of feeling fit and strong — and the misery of injury, chronic pain, and rehabilitation. The upside is that Kyle has learned a lot about pain, injury recovery, and how to overcome serious challenges. The years he spent healing his own aches and pains has made him more empathetic to people who face similar challenges.
“We were born to be fit and able. Leading a healthy lifestyle is the most important gift we can give ourselves.”
For more information about Kyle’s approach to fitness, visit his blog: The Denver Fitness Journal.
Sally Chamberlaine is a Master Practitioner and Trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP).
She has been involved with NLP since 1983, and studied with its founders, John Grinder and Richard Bandler, in addition to working with other leaders in the field. She is a certified Master Practitioner and Trainer of NLP.
Today, Sally conducts trainings for business and educational groups such as: McDonnell-Douglas Corporation, TGS Nopec, Dynamic Wellness Center of New York, and NLP Master Practitioners in Mexico City. She has also presented at several national and international NLP conferences.
For the past several years, Sally has broadened her skills to include modalities that enhance NLP technology. Emotion Focused Therapy for Couples is a powerful technique that helps people heal their marital and relationship problems. This technique also can be used effectively with sibling, parent/child, and professional relationships. The most recent addition to Sally’s toolkit is Psych-K, which is a natural extension of NLP that allows you to use muscle testing to access information that may be hidden from your conscious mind. Psych-K facilitates uncovering limiting beliefs and provides specific strategies for replacing them with empowering ones.
Sally is also the co-author of the 1992 book, From the Inside Out: Building a Healthy Identity and has had several articles published in the NLP journal, Anchor Point. In addition, she is the author and presenter of 1996 audio program, The Sanctuary.
Sally has a BA and a MA in English Education from the University of Colorado. She currently maintains a private therapy and consulting practice in Boulder, Colorado, where she works with individuals, couples and families. Sally also has a professional coaching practice for business executives.
Mark Andreas is a Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) coach, trainer, and instructor who specializes in anxiety relief, raising and teaching teenagers, changing habits, and shifting emotional blocks to becoming the person you want to be.
Both of Mark’s parents are NLP practitioners, so he literally grew up in the field.Common NLP ideas like “There is no failure, only feedback” and “Behind every behavior is a positive intention” were part of Mark’s daily life like “eat your vegetables” was part of other children’s upbringing.
He received his formal NLP Practitioner and Master Practitioner training at the NLP Comprehensive in Colorado (2006-2008) and his NLP Trainer’s Training at the NLP Institute of California in 2009. Since then, Mark has participated in, coached, and taught dozens of trainings through Andreas NLP Trainings.
In his private practice, Mark helps people resolve limitations and achieve their life-goals using NLP, Core Transformation, and other methods for personal development. He offers face-to-face NLP Change Coaching to local people in Colorado, and uses Skype or Zoom to work with people who live in different states and countries. Mark also trains other NLP practitioners from across the country and around the globe.
In addition, Mark is author of two books:
1. Sweet Fruit from the Bitter Tree: 61 stories of creative and compassionate ways out of conflict
2. Waltzing with Wolverines: finding connection and cooperation with troubled teens
Mark lives in Boulder, Colorado where he loves hiking in the mountains, playing Ultimate Frisbee and writing science fiction. He is enthusiastic about practical charities with the largest impact per dollar for basic human health, and is a regular supporter of the Against Malaria Foundation, which supplies Malaria nets across Africa.
To learn more about Mark Andreas and NLP Change Coaching, please visit www.markandreas.com or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ross Meyer integrates fitness and sport performance with rehabilitation and injury prevention into the exercise system he calls, “Personal Re-Training.”
Ross developed Personal Re-Training to deliver solutions for the constellation of challenges his clients had. These people had activities and movements at which they excelled, but simultaneously also had physical vulnerabilities and risk factors for injury. They felt they could not safely participate in conventional fitness programs or their favorite physical activities, but they also felt that conventional rehabilitation did not offer comprehensive or long-term solutions to their problems.
Personal Re-Training helps people correct physical problems and limitations, and then uploads those benefits into safe and practical strength and conditioning programs. Weaknesses and strengths are addressed together, with the understanding that both sides of the coin are necessary for lifelong freedom from injury and the ability to enjoy favorite physical activities without fear or pain.
Ross graduated from Indiana University in 2000 with a BA in history, film studies, and philosophy. Since 2000, he has logged more than 15,000 client hours, and has attended more than 25 educational programs and professional certifications.
In his personal life, Ross enjoys spending time with his wife and baby born in October 2017. He is also keen on cooking, music, film, snowboarding, napping, and slinging around big ol’ kettlebells.
Lailina Wisoff is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), Functional Nutritionist (FNLP) and a self-proclaimed rogue of the Standard American Diet. Lailina offers guidance to clients who want to find their way to better health, more energy, symptom relief — and freedom from weight issues.
Lailina received her bachelor of science in human nutrition with honors from Colorado State University in 2001. After attended the St Francis Hospital internship program, she successfully passed her registered dietitian exam in 2004. She spent the next 13 years working in hospitals and as an out-patient nutrition therapist. After completing studies in functional nutrition, Lailina became a certified Functional Nutrition and Lifestyle Practitioner through the Holistic Nutrition Lab.
Today, she has practices in Boulder and Westminster, Colorado and works remotely with clients across the country and around the world.
Despite being raised by health conscious parents, Lailina suffered chronic sinus infections as a child. She quickly learned that her love for sugar was, at least in part, contributing to her constant sinus pain. That was when she became interested in healing, herbal remedies, and cooking.
As Lailina studied nutrition in college and through her RDN program, her sinus infections became less frequent, but never completely went away. It wasn’t until she became a Functional Nutritionist that her nagging symptoms went away entirely. By that time, however, these symptoms had evolved from just sinus infections to depression, anxiety, digestive problems, low immunity, and interstitial cystitis.
Lailina learned that no symptom exists apart from the rest of the body; that it takes time for illness to develop and that the body needs to be supported as a whole to heal. Our current healthcare model, however, looks at each system of the body in isolation, rather than part of a complex and beautiful interrelated web.
That’s why Lailina believes it is so important to collaborate with every client’s healthcare team, so together they can create the ideal individualized nutritional plan for each client.
It’s astonishing how just by healing your digestive system, you can make greater progress than any medication ever could.
Lailina knows that your body has an innate ability to heal when given the right ingredients.
To learn more about Lailina Wisoff, please visit http://www.rihnutrition.com
Christine MacCarrol is a Functional Nutritionist specializing in thyroid health, hormone balancing, and digestive issues. She is also a Certified Nutritional Therapist, and Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition.Christine believes that we are meant to use food as our first medicine, and that a nourished body functions optimally in all aspects—physically, mentally and emotionally.
Over her lifetime, Christine has traveled along many different paths in her journey of experiencing and learning about food — from vegetarian to Paleo, whole gain to Ketogenic.
Her turning point came when her youngest daughter was diagnosed with a neurological speech disorder (apraxia). After countless hours of reading, researching, and desperately reaching for help, the best hope seemed to be nutrition. After discovering groundbreaking research (and finally finding a doctor willing to help implement the nutritional protocol), her daughter’s speech changed profoundly. Today, no one would guess she’d ever had any difficulties.
After her daughter’s transformation, Christine devoted her life to helping others experience transformative health. She left her career in corporate America to purse an education in holistic health.
In Christine’s current practice, she utilizes a functional modality to help her clients resolve the underlying causes of health issues, rather than just chasing or masking symptoms. Her philosophy is grounded in the concept of bio-individuality, meaning that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to managing health.
In addition to her nutrition training, Christine graduated with honors from the University of Texas at Austin and has a Master’s from the University of Colorado.
On the weekends, you can find her exploring the great outdoors in Colorado with her family, creating cultured concoctions in her kitchen, reading poetry, and listening to great live music.
Jillian Schloffel is a master group fitness instructor and personal trainer who has been at the top of her profession for more than 35 years.
She has a loyal following in Boulder, Colorado and beyond. Jillian’s group classes are as challenging as Jillian is encouraging. Her ability to spot and correct biomechanical issues on the fly makes training with Jillian both a workout and an education.
Jillian specializes in inspiring and encouraging people to go to their next level — in fitness and in life.
In addition to multiple fitness and training certifications, Jillian has bachelor’s degree in psychology and kinesiology from the University of Colorado.