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Holistic Self Care & Integrated Skincare in Petaluma, CA

Telehealth & Coaching Services Available Nationwide

Self Care for the Modern World

​Dr. Melissa Durfey DACM, LE

Meet your Guide to your Best Self!

multi-award winning and passionate professional with over two decades of experience helping people love themselves from the inside out,
Dr. Melissa Durfey DACM, LE will help you love the skin you’re in and inspire you to seek self care and greater self love with her unique blend of East & West.

Whether you want to brighten and tighten skin naturally or learn techniques to reduce stress and pain in your life you have come to the right place!

Serving Sonoma County and Beyond 💖

Dr. Melissa is the founder of:

Here are Just a Few of the Modalities Dr. Melissa Utilizes:

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Clinical Skincare

acupressure treatment


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Ear Seeds

Chinese Herbs

Herbal Medicine

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Self Care Coaching

Essential Oils


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Every Body Is Welcome:

Dr. Melissa’s mission is to celebrate health & beauty beyond western standards by providing customized self care techniques and products from around the world.

Her #1 goal is to help you find your glow in a body liberating, gender affirming and judgment free zone.

Come experience natural care for:

More than Skin Deep

Dr. Melissa specializes in holistic techniques from East and West including Acupressure, Microcurrent Point Stimulation (MPS), Vagal Nerve Stimulation  (VNS), Auriculotherapy, Clinical Aromatherapy, Chinese Herbalism, Korean Facial Treatments, Spicule Peels, Facial Cupping & Gua Sha designed to help you reach your skin and wellness goals without the need for more drastic interventions.

In addition, she offers a wide range of Chinese Herbal Formulas, Epigenetic Testing, Skincare ProductsWestern Supplements and EarSeeds.

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Get Guidance From Anywhere

Don’t live in Sonoma County? No problem! 
Dr. Melissa has a ton of online services available and can drop ship products and tools nationwide.
My Self Care Doc
405 East D Street Suite 102
Petaluma, CA 94952

Dr. Melissa's Affiliations include: ​​

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