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We’re a diverse team of passionate, curious entrepreneurs from a wide range of backgrounds reimagining the infrastructure of mental health and wellness care.


Dr. Ajit Barron-Dhillon

Co-Founder & CEO

Prior to becoming a physician, Dr. Barron-Dhillon (he/him) served in the U.S. Marine Corps Infantry. He began his academic career participating in the Basic Science Review of Health at the Yale School of Medicine and was awarded a research apprenticeship with the U.S. Department of Defense in neuro-endocrinology through George Washington University. He received his MD from the Medical University of Lublin in Poland and became one of the pioneers of cannabis treatments with applications to cancer, autoimmune disease, and bipolar disorder. Risking a lot, he continued with amazing results. During the pandemic, he managed a COVID-hospital in the Bay Area


Miriam van Groen

Co-Founder & Wellness Director

Miriam van Groen (she/her), MSc studied International Development at Wageningen University. After that Miriam became a coach, teacher and skills trainer at Rotterdam University of Applied Science. A burnout forced her to reorient and she started and developed best practices at Guided Tripping has facilitated thousands of 1-on-1 journeys for personal development in Amsterdam. She co-founded and sits on the board of the professional association Guild of Guides Netherlands, where her focus includes ethical practice and access. As a practitioner, leader, and advocate in the mental health and wellness space, she sees a great unmet need for effective care and support. As Wellness Director at BlueDot, she is responsible for developing more and more accurate measurements of people's wellbeing, and for connecting them with the most helpful practices and practitioners.

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Leah Siegel

Co-Founder & Communication Director

Leah Siegel (she/her) is an acclaimed singer/songwriter and performer, lauded by icons such as Prince, Sting, Lenny Kravitz and more. In 2015, Siegel intuitively created a “game” called The SPAR Method that helps couples have the hard conversations they are actively avoiding. The discovery of SPAR spurred an immediate and profound transformation within Siegel herself and despite a successful music career, she felt called to offer her guidance in the coaching and healing field. She is certified in Emotional Freedom Technique and has been teaching The SPAR Method to bitter, embattled, chronic fighters and healing homes since its inception

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Colette Streicher

President, United Wellness Foundation

Colette Streicher is a Licensed Psychotherapist, founder of the MAP Method™. The MAP Method is a revolutionary approach that helps clear challenging emotions, painful memories and limiting beliefs quickly and effectively, by leveraging the power of the Superconscious mind.  She is the Author of the #1 Amazon international bestseller Abundance on Demand, a book on money blocks and how to clear them using MAP. Colette is also Founder of the MAP Coaching Institute that trains psychotherapists and coaches around the world. In her private practice, she is the secret weapon of peak performers, top athletes, CEO’s, and business leaders.

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Dr. David Spiegel

Medical Advisor & Director United Wellness Foundation

Dr. David is an assistant Professor at Yale in June of 2007. Since that time, he has been fortunate to be named recipient of the Camille and Henry Dreyfus New Faculty Award, the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award, Ellison Foundation New Scholar Award, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's Grand Challenges Explorations Award and is the recipient of an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship. After graduating from Harvard, David began in Yale University’s M.D./Ph.D. program. There he conducted graduate research in Professor John Wood’s laboratory focusing on developing synthetic approaches toward the phomoidrides.

We Believe

it's time to reimagine Care and reinvent Coverage. We believe that you should get to decide what wellness means to you and you should have access to it. We believe that there are established wellness practices that are safe and effective. It’s time to acknowledge these methods and that a new standard of care must be recognized in order to help the world heal and thrive together. There needs to be an open marketplace for users, practitioners, and sponsors to make choices freely. Together, we can do better. Together we must take a giant leap into the future of mental health and wellbeing.

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Dr. Noushin Izadifar Hart

Medical Advisor

Dr. Noushin Izadifar Hart is a Board Certified Radiation Oncologist with a special interest in breast cancer, as well as clinical cancer genetics. Dr. Hart was an assistant professor at Loyola University Medical Center. As the chief of breast and GYN and brachytherapy services, she implemented High Dose Rate (HDR) brachytherapy for the treatment of GYN and breast cancers.  Dr. Hart offers an online Cancer Education and Study Group. The purpose of this group is education about the mind-body connection and role of childhood and adulthood traumas in developing serious and chronic diseases such as cancer.


Dr. Carina Rizzo

Medical Advisor

Dr. Rizzo (she/her) is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship trained Mohs and reconstructive surgeon. She practiced Mohs surgery on the Upper East Side in Manhattan from 2009 until moving to Garden City in 2013, performing over 15,000 Mohs surgeries. Dr. Rizzo has published in peer reviewed journals, lectured nationally and was on the faculty of both New York University Medical Center and Cornell Medical Center. She remains a clinical instructor at Cornell, where she teaches skin cancer treatment and surgery to dermatology resident physicians.


Dr. Vishal Nangalia

Medical Advisor

Vishal is the Founder of ELU AI, a startup using AI in healthcare and new modalities of communication. He is also a Consultant Anaesthesiologist with a focus on Regional Anaesthesia, at the Royal Free Hospital NHS Trust, UK. He has a BSc in Aerospace Physiology from King's College London, an MBChB from the University of Leicester, is a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, and a PhD in Medical Machine Learning from UCL. He loves music and pushing the human race to the singularity.


Dr. Danica Barron-Dhillon

Medical Advisor

Dr. Danica N. Barron is an emergency medicine physician in Alameda, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Alameda Hospital and Kaiser Permanente Modesto and Manteca Medical Centers. She received her medical degree from Yale School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years.After graduating from Yale University Medical School, she completed her Emergency Medicine residency at the UCSF-Highland Hospital Alameda County Medical Center. Dr. Barron is a board certified Emergency Medicine physician and is also a Drug Medical Review Officer and an Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor. Dr. Barron is located primarily in California, but also holds state licenses in Alaska, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas and Washington states.


Dr. Sandeep Denduluri

Medical Advisor

Dr. Sandeep has extensive experience in psychopharmacology and many of the primary schools of psychotherapy as well as focused training in substance abuse, pain, and psychological testing. Before completing his residency in Psychiatry, his training included a rigorous intern year in Internal Medicine and transitional year in Neuroradiology and Neurology. His clinical and research experience has been wide-ranging from small mental health clinics in South Africa to sophisticated neuro-imaging facilities at the University of Michigan and UCSF. For the last several years, Sandeep has worked in many inpatient psychiatric facilities and outpatient clinics across the disease and socioeconomic spectrum. 


Dr. Pamela Gabriel

Medical Advisor

Dr. Pamela Gabriel is a heart centered medical practitioner currently residing in Las Vegas, NV. She is a fellowship trained Pediatric Hospitalist. After a few years, working in the traditional medical model, she opened her own office focusing on helping patients move towards the true attainment of health. After 20 years as the owner of this wellness practice, she sold the business in 2022. Her focus is now on helping to change the mental health landscape by becoming a Certified MAP practitioner.

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Ambyr D'Amato

Ambyr D’Amato (she/her) studied music and creative arts therapy at The New School. Ambyr has been a wellness leader and teacher since 2002. She has built corporate wellness programs, led retreats all over the world, trained hundreds of yoga teachers and thai massage practitioners, and taught thousands of yoga and meditation students. Ambyr uses music and humor to inspire those she works with to participate and learn by doing, explore their “why”, and have fun along the way.


Rei Chou

Wellness Advisor

Rei catalyzes potential for people and organizations. As a founder, facilitator, and healer, she draws on 15+ years of convening, innovation and spiritual energy work to unlock the potential of people and companies by aligning to their highest purpose and truth.  As Founder of The Feast, she has worked with major organizations ranging from NASA to Intel on strategies for innovation that benefit humanity. Rei is also an expert in spiritual energy work, practicing over 4 lineages of enlightenment based energy and consciousness which she shares with leaders and creative visionaries around the world. 

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