Welcome to Pura Vida
Your Mind-Body Connection

At Pura Vida Healthcare, we offer a holistic approach to your healthcare needs. We provide Naturopathic Medicine, Acupuncture, Craniosacral Therapy, Chinese Medicine Counseling, Therapy, Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra and Vitamin Injections. Clients have the opportunity to blend all of these treatment modalities in order to achieve their highest level of vitality and wellness.

Meet Our Team of Healers

Dr. Nicola Dehlinger, ND
Naturopathic Doctor
Rikki Gensheer
DeVere Gamble
Craniosacral Therapist
Amy Pritchett
Registered Nurse
Shelley Nielsen
Therapist & Yoga Instructor

Jennifer Roe
Energy Healer & Health and Wellness Coach


"DeVere Keen Gamble imparts wisdom, compassion, and skill in all she does. Her years of experience and holistic approach are intrinsic benefits to all who work with her. A born healer, DeVere combines cranial sacral therapies, nutrition coaching, sound healing and other modalities with heartfelt listening and diagnostic skills to help her clients move toward a healthier state of wellness. "



"I have been getting vitamin shots and acupuncture from Rikki for the past few months. As a result, my brain fog has lifted and my overall energy has improved greatly. My PMS and cramps have improved as a result of acupuncture. Rikki has helped me tremendously and I am so thankful!"



"I wanted to express my deepest gratefulness of how Dr. Nicola has helped me and my body. My blood pressure has been really great along with my overall health and well being and I have her to thank for this."



"Thank you Dr. Nicola for a very informative and well-presented discussion last night. It exceeded my expectations both in relevance and content. I appreciate that you made the effort to speak to my audience. I value your time and commitment to helping folks be healthier."



"You are a real life saver!! No one else knew how to do it or cared. Thank you so much! I will keep you posted. Deep gratitude. "



"You have helped me to see that the rational mind cannot think or reason its way to a healing. The mind can't do its job without understanding the underlying feeling with clarity so maybe this is finally the understanding that I needed. The session we had helped me to see the truth in that statement. It helped me to understand the error in the underlying feeling and then after thinking about it for a day or two all those destructive thoughts just vanished cold turkey and I haven't had any of that thinking since. Kind of amazing, really. Thank you, Dr. Nicola."



"Dr. Nicola is a wealth of information in all aspects of health."



"Right away, Shelley taught me to listen to myself and my body. What did I need? I have begun to trust myself again. This has allowed me to pursue healthy means of healing with confidence; both alone and when others are involved.”

~HTY 8 Week Participant


"I learned so much from Shelley Nielsen. Biggest thing being that I can trust that being in my body is of service to my healing rather than a limitation or disturbance of it”

~HTY 8 Week Participant


"This was a wonderful experience and I am filled to the brim with gratitude. Thank you Shelley”

~HTY 8 week participant


"I learned a lot from Shelley, about vulnerability and how I judge myself in it. I learned to step through it and be courageous with sharing my truths no matter what.”

~Vulnerability & Shame Participant


"I called Shelley when I was vacationing in Memphis in June, 2019. I left a voicemail and she returned my call almost immediately. I was having trauma over the “job-of-my-lifetime” and Shelley was my lifesaver. Though I ultimately left the job, I have begun to improve my life dramatically since I have known Shelley. She has helped me to see that the trauma stems likely from a very woeful childhood which included years’ long sexual abuse and I am ready now to face this. Shelley is very kind, caring and loving. She has a gentle way of leading me to the “places” I need to go. She has given me hope.”



"Thank you Dr. Nicola for a very informative and well-presented discussion last night. It exceeded my expectations both in relevance and content. I appreciate that you made the effort to speak to my audience. I value your time and commitment to helping folks be healthier."



"I've been a patient of Dr. Nicola Dehlinger for 20 years. She has been with me through thick and thin and helped me through my most serious medical issues. I'd say she has saved my life three times. An angel by my side."



"After my session with DeVere things have dramatically improved to the point today, I have zero pain and I was running up and down stairs. Thank you for your magic paws."

~Dr. Louise Edwards, ND


"DeVere is a gift! DeVere is a healer. No don't about it. In my latest session with her I had such a profound deep release that I was able to make a massive emotional transition I had been resisting for months. I walked away feeling lighter, more grounded and completely at peace in my own skin. I highly recommend anyone looking for a shift in to greater peace or freedom to give DeVere a try. You won't regret it! "

~Kate H.


"I appreciate Dr. Nicola's dedication to helping patients transform their health and lives through Naturopathy. She is a skilled Naturopath and I highly recommend seeing her."

~Z Chiropractic

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Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathic MedicineNaturopathic Medicine (sometimes called “naturopathy”) is a distinct system of primary health care that emphasizes prevention and the self-healing process through the use of natural therapies. Registered Naturopathic doctors (NDs) blend centuries-old knowledge and a philosophy that nature is the most effective healer with current research on health and human systems. Naturopathic diagnosis focuses …

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Acupuncture & Asian Medicine

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Vitamin Injections

Pura Vida Offers Intramuscular B Vitamin Injections When vitamins are delivered via injection, the absorption rate goes up significantly. For example, research shows that 90% of vitamin B12 is absorbed via injection, versus only 1.2% of oral B12 because so much is lost during digestion. Stop in for our drop-in clinics: Mondays 11am-2pm Tuesdays 11am-2pm …

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