Healing Heart Center Healing Heart Center

Our Team

verified by Psychology Today At Healing Heart Center, we are committed to your wellness. Each client receives treatment that is designed to meet his or her unique needs and goals. Whether the client is a corporate management team that is struggling to communicate effectively, or a college student whose limited concentration is inhibiting optimal performance, we approach each situation with the same concern and intensity.

Our staff provides services that not only facilitate change for individuals, couples, families, and companies, but actually implement structural, enduring transformation.

We differentiate ourselves from other clinical teams by thinking outside the box. We use integrative, creative and intuitive approaches to challenging issues. By designing and using a comprehensive approach that integrates many modalities and techniques, we are often able to resolve these issues and facilitate rapid progress.

Our training at the finest institutions in the country provides us with all the tools needed to offer balanced and successful programs as well as clinical perspectives that others may not have.

Sage de Beixedon Breslin, Ph.D.

Sage de Beixedon Breslin, Ph.D.As a Licensed Psychologist and Consultant for more than a decade, Sage has accumulated experience with diverse people and issues.

She has lived and worked in all regions of the United States and in Europe, developing an appreciation for many cultures, languages, faiths and personal and professional styles. Her clients come from all walks of life: from hotel maintenance to high-powered executives; from grocery clerks to government officials; and from school teachers to security professionals.

Her corporate clients have varied in size, industry and geographic location. Sage has consulted with healthcare, financial, manufacturing, political, academic and technological teams, to name a few. Whether working with a team of six or six hundred, Sage’s style allows all to feel at ease.

As a consultant, Sage works primarily with corporate executives and high-security government personnel. She has provided forensic evaluation, assessment, debriefing and consultation to all branches of the armed services, as well as to employees of other security organizations.

Sage’s clients all have one thing in common: they are seeking to liberate themselves from internal and systemic constraints so that they can achieve their goals and live their dreams.

While trained analytically at Northwestern University, Sage now infuses the traditional structure with contemporary, innovative techniques for a powerful, transformational approach.

As an educator, Sage has taught at both college and graduate school levels for nearly a decade. She has taught courses as basic as “Assertive Communication” and “Chemical Dependency” to topics as challenging as “Human Sexuality” and “Domestic Violence Prevention”.

Sage presents seminars and workshops on a variety of topics. She speaks on issues from fields such as Domestic Violence, Sexual Trauma, Integrative Medicine, Intuition, Stress Management, Women’s Issues and Eating Disorders.

Sage has published more than a hundred articles and has a book entitled, Lovers & Survivors: Living with and Loving a Sexual Abuse Survivor. She is a frequent contributor to the Chicken Soup for the Soul series and has chapters in a number of motivational books. In addition, she has both authored and edited more than two dozen courses for Zur Institute, providing online continuing education courses for clinicians worldwide. Books and courses can be purchased on this website using the SHOP feature.

Annie Spillane, Ph.D.

Annie Spillane, Ph.D.Annie Spillane Ph.D. serves as Special Educator and Consultant for Healing Heart Center.  For students who have special needs, Dr. Spillane provides interventions such as Social and Organizational Skill Development, Self Regulation and Emotion Management techniques.  Dr. Spillane also offers consulting services to parents who need assistance with IEP and 504 plans, and is available to represent parents at IEP meetings in order to access optimal modifications and programming for the student.  As a former Special Educator, she is often able to better navigate and negotiate for families than parents are able to do for themselves.

Dr. Spillane received her Ph.D. from Columbia University in 2006. For the decade previous to her graduate school training, Dr. Spillane taught Special Education students in both private and public settings, for students from kindergarten to age 22 years.

Dr. Spillane is currently located in the Northern California office but is available to consult anywhere in California. Those that hire her to consult more than fifty miles away from the Northern CA office are responsible for any associated travel expenses.

Annie Spillane's mission is to improve the lives of individuals with special needs and to help them reach their greatest potentials.

Debra Jedeikin, M.A.

Debra JedeikinDebra Jedeikin is a Licensed Marriage, Family and Child Therapist with over 17 years experience in both private practice and in non-profit agency work. She has have worked with the very young, with elementary school aged and with adolescent children. She is also an Early Childhood and Parenting Consultant.

Debra works using family therapy processes with individual members, parents and children and/or siblings within the family. Debra is a Registered Play Therapist and also specializes in the use of Sand Tray in her depth work.

Debra is particularly interested in healing relationships within the family through offering an understanding of each individual's perspective. In this context compassionate communication is able to develop.

To learn more about Debra and what she has to offer, please check out her website.