Welcome!

Austin Health Retreat offers a medically supervised, full-immersion, 90-day health restoration program in Austin, Texas.

Our program is founded in Functional and Integrative Medicine principles, and incorporates a multidisciplinary approach using cutting edge tools and therapies to help you restore your health.

We help to connect the dots through personalized medicine, nourish you with real food, and leave you feeling restored through community, movement, creativity and mindfulness.

Our staff of passionate professionals, includes:

  • Functional & Integrative Medicine M.D.
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine, Licensed Acupuncturist
  • Classically trained Paleo/Primal/Ancestral Health Chef
  • Licensed Clinical Therapist
  • Personal trainers and health coaches
  • Yoga Instructors
  • Registered Nurse
  • Massage therapist

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Meet your team      

Alejandra Carrasco

Alejandra Carrasco, M.D., FAAFP, FABIHM

Medical Director

Helping clients

As a Functional and Integrative Medicine physician, I work with patients to find the root cause of their ailments.  Using a systems-wide biology approach, I attend to all aspects of a patient’s health, addressing the whole person, not just an isolated set of symptoms. Learn More »

Margaret Gewirtzman

Margaret Gewirtzman, L. Ac.; Dipl. OM.

Director of TCM Therapy

Helping clients

My Traditional Chinese Medicine tools assist the body during the healing process; reducing the symptoms of withdrawal from sugars and other toxic foods, calming the anxiety of breaking and rewriting one’s personal scripts, lessening the physical pains that often block one from healthful movement, and introducing the body and mind to calm peacefulness. Learn More »

Damon

Damon Young

Owner & Chef

Helping clients

I’m a chef. I find a way to make food taste great no matter what protocols or dietary restrictions get in my way. I’ll also show you how to make, grow, buy, prepare and cook food in ways that will maximize both your health and your enjoyment. Learn More »

Joyce

Joyce Young

Registered Nurse & Partner

Helping clients

I offer warmth & friendliness to all who come here. My own journey to wellness can help mentor others. I take pride in having helped to create this sanctuary. Learn More »

Beth Pierce

Beth Pierce

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Helping clients

I offer a collaborative approach which empowers each individual to take charge of their own life choices and life goals. I have 40 years of experience in social service, 25 as a licensed social worker. I bring a broad array of experience in helping people identify and work toward the change they wish to implement in their lives. Learn More »

Jenny Van Overdam

Jenny Van Overdam

Health Promotion Intern

Helping clients

I love to help people in any way possible in order for them in attain happiness and overall wellness. I can guarantee that I will be the enthusiastic cheerleader on the sidelines for everyone’s journey! I want to be a reliable and supportive resource for clients during their health journey as well as a fellow learner along the way. Learn More »