Glenn Frieder, D.C
Founder, Former Director of Acacia Health Center Chiropractic, Homeopathy, Naturopathy, Cranial Osteopathy


Dr. Frieder has been training in and practicing a variety of healing modalities over the last 45 years. At age 15 he was paralyzed in an accident. After medical treatment failed he was literally carried into a chiropractic office where one chiropractic session enabled him to walk again. It was on that day that he made the decision to become a chiropractic physician and to devote his life to helping others. Dr. Frieder earned a Bachelor of Science in School Health Education and Biology in 1975, and a Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 1979. He is a Certified Metabolic Physician and interned at Kelly Metabolic Cancer Clinic. He has trained extensively in chiropractic, naturopathy, osteopathy, homeopathy, and clinical kinesiology.

With over 45 years of clinical experience, Dr. Glenn Frieder, maintains a cozy home practice. Full circle through the journey of managing a full-service center, Dr. Frieder is happy to be offering one on one specialized attention to all his patients. Formally, Dr. Frieder was a faculty member at Bastyr Naturopathic Medicine University, San Diego, as a leader in National Health Education, Research, and Patient Care.

Dr. Frieder is available:
Monday: By appointment only
Tuesday: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Saturday – we schedule 1 Saturday per month, please check with our office for scheduling.
Emergency’s – please text Dr. Frieder directly for available off-hours appointments @760 481-9210

~Curriculum Vitae~

Candace Niccole Leenheer, NMD

Naturopathic Medical Doctor

Dr. Candace Leenheer, is trained in operations and policy development, project management, integrative medicine, functional lab reading, and data analysis. Prior to her doctorate she spent 5 years professionally managing public health and public policy projects with Non-profits such as GrassrootsHealth, universities, and hospitals. During that time while utilizing no conflict of interest research, the NIH awarded the GrassrootsHealth research team with a Humanitarian Award for their accomplishments in moving nutritional research into medical practices worldwide. As a naturopathic medical doctor she has specialized in Oncology, Autoimmunity,, hormone health for both men and women, Cranial Sacral Therapy, Biofeedback, Homeopathy, Prolo, PRP, Perineural, specialized nutritive IV’s, as well as completing the 100hr Applied Kinesiology training. She is a driven individual with an ultimate goal of making optimal health accessible to all and determining the root cause of diseases.

Dr. Leenheer is available:
Monday & Fridays
9am-12pm in office
* also available for
Telemedicine consultation.

Pia Romano, Phd, CMT

Massage therapist Extraordinaire

About Pia:

I have been involved in the alternative health and healing profession for over 20 years. I began by studying Therapeutic Massage at a world-renowned Health Center in western MA. My bodywork education progressed by learning Craniosacral Therapy and Visceral Manipulation through the Upledger Institute while developing a private practice.

My passion for learning about healing expanded to include Energy Healing and I received a Ph.D. in Energy Medicine through The Victoria Merkle Center of Energy Medicine (San Diego, CA). My interests expanded further to include lymph drainage therapy culminating in Certifications in Lymph Drainage Therapy at the Vodder School and at The International Lymphedema Training Institute.

Massage therapist
Energy Medicine Practitioner
Lymph Drainage Therapy
Cranial-sacral techniques

Pia Romano Is available:
Monday: 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Please call our office for scheduling: 760 230-2928