Tap into your body's innate wisdom and experience profound healing.

Holistic Therapy

For Mind, Body and Spirit
Feeling stuck, overwhelmed, or disconnected from yourself?
We're here for you.

At Body Positive Works, we believe that true healing encompasses the mind, body, and spirit. We understand that everyone’s journey is unique, and we’re here to guide you towards a personalized path of well-being.

Discover Holistic Healing

Our holistic therapies offer a gentle yet powerful approach to:

Reduce Stress and Anxiety

Find peace and tranquility in the midst of life’s challenges.

Alleviate Pain and Discomfort

Discover natural ways to manage physical ailments and chronic conditions.

Heal Emotional Wounds

Address past traumas and emotional blockages with compassionate support.

Enhance Overall Well-being

Nurture your mind, body, and spirit for a more vibrant and fulfilling life.

Our Holistic Therapy Services


Restore balance and alleviate pain through the ancient art of acupuncture, stimulating specific points on the body.


Discover personalized wellness practices and lifestyle recommendations based on the principles of Ayurveda, India’s traditional system of medicine.

EFT (Tapping Therapy)

Address emotional blockages and physical discomfort by tapping on specific energy points while focusing on the issue at hand.

Havening Techniques

Create a sense of calm and well-being by activating natural healing processes through gentle touch and visualization.


Experience deep relaxation and promote energy flow through this gentle, non-invasive hands-on healing technique.

Your Personalized Path to Wellness Starts Here

We offer complimentary discovery calls to help you explore your unique needs and goals. During this confidential conversation, you can:

Discuss your concerns and challenges
Learn more about our holistic therapies
Ask questions and gain clarity about your options
Create a personalized plan for your well-being journey

A Haven for Healing and Wholeness

At Body Positive Works, we see you, we hear you, and we understand that life’s journey isn’t always smooth. We offer more than just therapies – we provide a safe and supportive space for you to explore your feelings, connect with others, and rediscover your inner strength.

Your Well-Being is Our Priority

Our focus is on empowering you to take charge of your health and happiness. We believe everyone deserves to feel their best, and we’re here to support you on your unique path towards healing and growth.

Holistic Healing for a Balanced Life

We embrace a holistic approach, integrating the wisdom of both Eastern and Western practices. Our diverse therapies address the interconnectedness of your mind, body, and spirit, promoting overall well-being.

A Welcoming Community

Our doors are open to all. We celebrate diversity and foster an inclusive, judgment-free environment where you can be yourself.

Expert Guidance and Support

Our experienced practitioners are dedicated to providing compassionate, evidence-based care. They’ll walk alongside you, offering guidance and support as you navigate your wellness journey.

Take the First Step Towards Healing

If you’re ready to prioritize your well-being and discover a deeper connection to yourself, we invite you to explore our holistic therapies. Together, we can create a path towards greater balance, resilience, and joy.

Our Holistic Therapists

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Carleen Implicito

Carleen Implicito is a licensed and nationally board-certified acupuncturist with a passion for empowering individuals to take charge of their health. Her approach combines traditional Chinese medicine with functional nutrition principles, addressing both the symptoms and root causes of various health conditions.

Carleen’s treatments are tailored to your unique needs and may include:

Traditional acupuncture

To restore balance and promote healing

Functional nutrition guidance

To optimize your diet and lifestyle choices

Education and empowerment

To help you understand your body and make informed decisions about your health


With a background in athletic training, Carleen specializes in:

Pain management
Sports injuries
Women’s health
Digestive issues
Stress and anxiety



Sheryl Edsall, ERYT

Sheryl Edsall is a 500-hour certified Ayurveda practitioner who believes that food is medicine. She is passionate about helping you discover the healing power of Ayurveda through personalized diet and lifestyle recommendations.

Sheryl’s consultations and workshops include:

Individualized Ayurvedic assessment

To determine your unique constitution and imbalances

Personalized diet and lifestyle plans

To restore balance and promote optimal health

Cooking classes and retreats

To learn how to prepare delicious and nourishing Ayurvedic meals


Sheryl’s areas of expertise include:

Digestive health
Women’s health
Stress management
Weight management
Immune support

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EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques)

Sarah Louise Lilley

Sarah is a certified EFT practitioner with a holistic and heart-centered approach. She believes in the power of tapping to release emotional blockages and promote healing.

Sarah’s sessions create a safe and supportive space for you to:

Identify and release negative emotions and beliefs
Process past traumas
Reduce anxiety and stress
Overcome phobias and limiting beliefs


Sarah has experience working with:

Anxiety and stress
Trauma and PTSD
Grief and loss
Performance anxiety

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Havening Techniques

Hilary Russo

Hilary is a trauma-informed certified Havening Techniques® practitioner and a pioneer in the field. She offers a unique approach to healing trauma and stress through gentle touch and visualization techniques.

Hilary’s sessions provide a safe and supportive environment for you to:

Release traumatic memories and emotions
Reduce anxiety and stress
Improve sleep and relaxation
Enhance emotional well-being


Hilary has expertise in:

Trauma and PTSD
Anxiety and stress
Grief and loss
Chronic pain
Sleep disturbances

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Eileen Alexander

Eileen Alexander is a Reiki Master Teacher and Life & Grief Coach who offers a holistic approach to healing the mind, body, and spirit. She combines Reiki with yoga, meditation, and coaching to support your journey towards wholeness.

Eileen’s sessions create a nurturing space for you to:

Experience deep relaxation and stress reduction
Promote physical and emotional healing
Connect with your inner wisdom and intuition
Explore your personal growth and transformation


Eileen’s areas of focus include:

Stress and anxiety
Grief and loss
Trauma and PTSD
Spiritual growth

Your Holistic Wellness Journey Begins Here

Schedule a Free Discovery Call

Starting a journey towards better well-being can sometimes feel overwhelming. That’s why we offer a complimentary, no-obligation discovery call to guide you towards the path that’s right for you.

During Your Discovery Call, You Can:

Share Your Story

Openly discuss your individual needs, goals, and any challenges you’re facing.

Explore Our Therapies

Learn more about our diverse range of holistic therapies, from acupuncture and Ayurveda to EFT and Havening Techniques.

Connect with Our Practitioners

Get to know our experienced team and discover which practitioner’s approach resonates with you.

Ask Questions

We’re here to address any questions or concerns you may have about our services or the holistic approach.

Take the First Step towards a Healthier You

Begin your journey towards a healthier, more balanced you. Schedule your free discovery call today and discover the holistic therapies that can help you flourish.

We look forward to supporting you on your wellness journey.

Holistic Therapy FAQ

Holistic therapy takes a whole-person approach to wellness, considering your physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual health. It combines traditional therapies with complementary and alternative practices to address the root causes of your concerns and promote overall well-being.

Traditional therapy often focuses primarily on mental and emotional health, while holistic therapy expands to include your physical and spiritual well-being. It incorporates a variety of modalities, such as acupuncture, Ayurveda, EFT, Havening Techniques, Reiki, and more.

Holistic therapy can be beneficial for a wide range of issues, including:

  • Stress, anxiety, and depression
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Grief and loss
  • Pain management
  • Sleep disorders
  • Digestive problems
  • Women’s health issues
  • Addiction recovery
  • And more

We recommend scheduling a free discovery call with one of our practitioners. During this call, you can discuss your individual needs and goals, learn more about our various therapies, and determine which approach resonates with you.

Each session will be tailored to your specific needs and goals. You may experience a variety of techniques, such as acupuncture, bodywork, energy healing, guided meditation, or personalized coaching. Our practitioners will create a safe and supportive space for you to explore your concerns and discover your own path to healing.

The number of sessions you’ll need will depend on your individual needs and goals. Some people experience significant improvement after just a few sessions, while others may benefit from ongoing support. Your practitioner will work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan.

You can easily schedule a free discovery call by completing a short contact form or calling us directly on 201-708-8448. We look forward to connecting with you and supporting you on your journey to wholeness.

Your Path to Holistic Wellness Starts Here

Your Holistic Haven in Saddle River

Our serene wellness center is nestled in the heart of Saddle River, conveniently located across from Wandell Elementary School and a short stroll from the Municipal Building. We are proud to serve clients from our surrounding communities:

Bergen County:

  • Ho-Ho-Kus
  • Rockleigh
  • Alpine
  • Fair Lawn
  • Glen Rock
  • Hawthorne
  • Hillsdale
  • Mahwah
  • Waldwick
  • River Edge


Rockland County & Beyond:

Easily accessible from Route 17 and the Garden State Parkway.

We’ve created a warm, welcoming environment where you can embark on your unique healing journey. Whether you’re seeking relief through our holistic therapies, support for your mental well-being, or a combination of both, our team is here to guide you.

Ready to begin your path to wellness?

Contact us today to schedule your complimentary discovery call or to learn more about our holistic services. We look forward to welcoming you to our center and supporting you on your journey to a healthier, happier you.