Meet Our Team
Gina Jones - MS, RDN, LDN
Gina Jones is a registered and licensed dietitian nutritionist specializing in Functional Medicine Nutrition. Gina holds a Master's Degree in clinical nutrition from Case Western Reserve University and is both academically and professionally trained from Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine. Through healing her own health struggles with autoimmune diseases, thyroid disease, and common health issues; Gina has found her passion for practicing Functional Medicine Nutrition.
Gina has successfully improved patient vitality and health through functional medicine and a patient-centered approach to help patients overcome thyroid dysfunction, hormone imbalance, and autoimmune diseases,
as well as obtain optimal health through nutrition.
Katherine Wohl - RDN, LD, IFNCP, CLC
Katherine Wohl is an integrative and functional medicine dietitian. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Nutrition from The Ohio State University, is board certified through the Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy and is a graduate of Dr. Aviva Romm’s Integrative and Functional Medicine Professional Training Program. Through her years in the nutrition field, Katherine has learned to blend evidence-based nutrition science with the spirit of mind-body medicine to create an approach that is personalized to each individual and supportive of meaningful change.
Sue Radke has been in multiple and various ministries. She and her husband began ministry at Ohio State University with Intervarsity Christian Fellowship. After 5 years they returned to Cleveland as associate pastor and youth ministry leaders. They then pioneered two nondenominational churches: Faith Bible Chapel and Strongsville Bible Fellowship. During those years she continued to disciple college students and women and was the speaker at many ladies' conferences. She has also been leading ladies' bible study groups for over 30 years. In 1990 she went on staff at Baldwin Wallace College for five years. After her five years with Baldwin Wallice, she became an intercessor with one other woman and prayed for fifteen years in the Old Stone Chapel at 7:30 AM every Tuesday morning. And they saw God bring revival to the college during those years.
Sue’s husband, Ken Radke, went to be with the Lord in 2003. Sue continued in ministry with discipling women, leading ladies Bible studies, and speaking at various events.
She is currently an affiliate staff with CRU and the Division of How to Take a City for Christ Through Discipleship. Sue continues to hold ladies' bible studies, prayer meetings, and couples homegroup in her own home. She also meets with women one on one for spiritual counseling and disciplining. People call her a spiritual strategist.
Sue is a Registered Nurse presently working in pain management at Southwest General and the Surgery Center. Sue lost her 43-year-old son Pete in 2014 when he drowned in Lake Erie while saving a young girl. Sue has a son and two daughters-in-law currently living in Medina. She has eight grandchildren that she adores. She loves “Family” and has dinner every Sunday at her home.
Shawnda Boysel is a compassionate, warm, and insightful follower of Jesus, trained in prophetic, healing, and freedom ministries. Shawnda carries words of God's love and affirmation that translate physical, spiritual, and emotional encouragement.
She is a staff member for Freedom weekends, in prison ministry by having supportive relationships with inmates and their families; serves on teams with her husband with Finding Freedom International, and in national Conference Prayer, Intercessor, and Prophetic teams.
She is a trained medical and chiropractic assistant who has served patients on one and educated many as a Business and medical practice representative. She has over 32 years of experience as a communicator, leader, and educator in all types of intercession, biblical lifestyle application, and character growth seminars to women and married couples. Shawnda and her husband Bob have been married 44 years, have 2 sons, a delightful daughter in law, and are the grateful grandparents of Zeke.
Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner
Jeanne Givelekian is a Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Holistic Chef and CEO of Purposeful Eats, LLC. Her love for whole, unprocessed food has inspired her to prepare nutritious and delicious meals and engage in a healthy lifestyle to overcome personal health issues. Her discovery of what you eat and the effect on the body is the foundation behind her passion to educate others towards better health. Jeanne offers in-person and online cooking classes for adults and students to build culinary skills, proper food preparation techniques, enhance food knowledge and create delicious, healthy dishes.
Jeanne has used her nutritional background and culinary skills as a Wellness Coach, Personal Private Chef and Corporate Chef. Her years of experience in public speaking and leadership have given her opportunities to work with mom’s groups, homeschool groups, after school programs, ministry organizations and community events such as the Akron Home and Garden Show.
Jeanne and her husband Keith share a love of food, travel, outdoor activities and hot, sunny weather. Life is full enjoying their 3 children, family, friends, and serving in their church.
Amy Sams, RT(R), FMCHC
Health and Wellness Coach
Amy Sams, is a Certified Functional Medicine Health Coach. She received her training from the Functional Medicine Coaching Academy. Amy has a passion for helping her clients see their full potential that lies within them to live their best lives. While offering guidance and support, she is there to walk along side of her clients while they make lasting lifestyle changes that lead to transformation and overall energy, life balance and health. She helps them to identify their strengths and use them to ignite passion or navigate obstacles in reaching their goals for optimal health and well-being.
Amy has 25 years of experience working in the medical field as a Radiologic Technologist which has brought forth a great amount of empathy for the sick and suffering. It has been strengthened through her own healing journey as well as the quest for what real health is.
Amy loves all things outdoors, running, paddle boarding, hiking, watching sunrises and sunsets as well as being creative in the kitchen. She enjoys walks with her husband and watching her two teenage boys compete in sports.
Mindy Wills, CT
Practical Healing is now offering counseling services in partnership with Moriah Counseling and Consulting.
Mindy Wills, CT completed her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and began her career in mental health working with clients diagnosed with severe mental illnesses. Eventually Mindy took time off to spend as a stay at home mom to her 2 children. As time passed, she began to feel she was being called and has passionately served in ministry for 13 years. She helped to found a thriving non-profit pregnancy and parenting support center and served as it’s Executive Director for almost 10 years. Mindy’s ministry experience has given her an acute compassion of the emotional and spiritual pain people often experience, and a belief that we all in our own way are searching for hope, healing and wholeness. People have always gravitated to Mindy for a listening ear, advice and support. In order to become better equipped to minister to the emotional and spiritual needs of the people she encounters, several years ago Mindy began a graduate program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.
Mindy’s approach to counseling blends her own personal experience of emotional and spiritual healing with the knowledge she has gained through serving in ministry and a broad understanding of counseling techniques. Mindy is currently completing her counseling internship with Moriah Counseling. She is excited to have the opportunity to partner with Practical Healing by providing compassion and support to those looking for someone to walk alongside them in their personal journey toward emotional and spiritual healing and health.
Mindy has limited appointments available on Wednesdays at Practical Healing.
Alternative days may be possible on a case by case basis.
Elizabeth Nicholson loves the details! Marketing, accounting, and communication are a few of the areas she enjoys navigating.
Elizabeth has a deep appreciation for nutrition, movement, and the vision of Practical Healing Center. She has seen first hand how integrating function medicine principles has improved her own health.
When not working, Elizabeth can be found meeting with her planner group, puttering in the garden, and spending time with her family. She has been married for almost 33 years and has three adult children.