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TEAM

OUR TEAM

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

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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

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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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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 GuidedTripping.com. 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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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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Tali Maftsir

Marketing Director

Tali's professional journey commenced with a 12-year tenure in sales and marketing leadership at a well-known consumer organization in Israel. With a desire to enhance her expertise, she followed her interest in political economy and obtained a degree from the University of Amsterdam. Utilizing this expanded knowledge, she contributed her skills as a marketing specialist at META. Tali also had her own agency, offering consultancy and management services aimed at helping companies excel in the digital landscape.

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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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