TEAM

Meet Our Team

Here at Wellspring, the practitioner and patient relationship serves as the foundation from which care begins.


Each person is given unique, personalized care. Our medical practice utilizes evidence-based methods proven to achieve optimal health and wellbeing, while remaining attentive to the whole person.

 We draw from our center,
from our well,
and let our care
flow and spring outward
as our individual service to the world.

- Constance Trollan, Founder

Constance Trollan

Constance Trollan, ARNP, RNC

Constance Trollan, ANP and Owner, started Wellspring in 1990. She sought to render the Juneau community an integrated model of health care focusing on the physical, psychological and spiritual aspects of wellness. Throughout her nursing she has focused on person-centered care, rather than on a simple pathology to be diagnosed, treated or rehabilitated. She also emphasizes the teaching of health care practices as a means of preventing disease and illness. Constance is a major proponent of Reiki care - a therapy for restoring harmony within the body’s energy centers to prevent disease, balance energy and reduce stress. Constance has also served as a senior nurse consultant for Project Hope in Romania and as the international director for Help the Children of Romania. She currently oversees a family parish program in Oradea, Romania which feeds the poor in the parish and provides necessary household items. Constance was awarded the Nurse Practitioner of the year award in 2008 by the Alaska Nurse Practitioner Association.
Tamar Boyd

Tamar Boyd, Ph.D.

Tam earned her Master’s of Psychology in 2007 from Goddard College, and her Doctorate of Psychology from Walden University in 2016. Her field of research is Positive Psychology with a focus on mindfulness and motivation, self-determination and personal growth initiative.  Her area of interest include female life-span transitions (ex: transition to motherhood, menopause, divorce, empty nest, retirement, aging, and more), intimate relationships, and relating patterns.  As such, Tam enjoys meeting with individual clients, couples and families.  Tam has been studying yoga and meditation since 2001 and is a certificatied Ananda Yoga instructor. Before moving to Juneau in 2010, she taught yoga and established a holistically minded private psychotherapy practice in Vermont.  Tam introduces clients to interventions and methodologies proven to elevate one’s daily life experience, and assist in smoothly maneuvering life’s challenges and changes.
Joanna Goldman

Joanna Goldman, ARNP, CNM

Having earned her nursing degree at the University of Washington in 1982, Joanna went on to work at the Bartlett Regional Hospital from 1982 to 1992 in the obstetrics department. Beginning in 1994, Joanna received a Master of Science and nurse-midwifery certification from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Returning to Juneau in 1997 she helped to establish the Juneau Family Birth Center before beginning work at Wellspring as a nurse-midwife and advanced nurse practitioner. Currently Joanna provides full scope Well-Woman care for all ages.
Patrick Neary

Patrick Neary, ND

Graduating from Bastyr College in 1993, Patrick Neary earned a degree in naturopathic medicine with specialty courses in homeopathic medicine, Naturopathic midwifery and a certificate program in counseling. Practicing as a Naturopathic doctor in family medicine for the past 21 years in Juneau, he offers natural relief of acute and chronic health conditions. He provides allergy testing, herbal, nutritional, homeopathic, lifestyle counseling, hypnosis, meditation and musculoskeletal therapies. Patrick provides wellness enhancement as well as disease treatment.
Saralyn Tabachnick

Saralyn Tabachnick, LPC

Receiving her Master’s of Education from the University of Pittsburgh in 1982, Saralyn has since worked with child and adult survivors of trauma. In 1987 she began work at AWARE, Inc in Juneau. She has continued working with AWARE and is proud to be a part of the services they provide. Back in 1992, Saralyn began studying yoga and meditation, which has helped her to gain greater self awareness and thus has brought her closer to others. Over the course of the last 15 years, she has been studying healing and energy work with Bart ten Berge (Director of Chashymie) and the Dutch Center for Spiritual Healing, human development, classical homeopathy and bereavement counseling in the Netherlands. Saralyn gets great joy in working with others and getting to know you better.
Saralyn Tabachnick

Brandy Sale, APRN
Family Nurse Practitioner

Brandy is an AANP board certified Nurse Practitioner that graduated with her MS in Nursing from Chamberlin University, Illinois. Since falling in love with Juneau, Brandy, her husband and two daughters moved across the country from Alabama. Though Brandy is new to Juneau and Wellspring, she has been an RN since 2010. She has experienced working with varied populations - from infants to the elderly – and has provided care for people that come from all walks of life. She enjoys experiencing the vast differences each patient brings to her office. In addition to Brandy’s RN experience, she brings with her extensive training in addressing the needs of family based care. As a Family Nurse Practitioner, Brandy has a strong desire to provide whole family care while establishing long term relationships that serve for generations to come. Brandy believes her patients are the experts of their own body. As such, she provides personalized care that incorporates genuine listening, mutual respect, and a humbling to the magnificent wisdom each patient carries. It is Brandy’s desire to provide care and establish connections with individuals and families in Juneau for generations to come. 
Saralyn Tabachnick

Cherri Bell, Licensed Massage Therapist 

Cherri received her training from Brian Utting School of massage in Seattle Washington in 1997. After practicing massage for a year in Seattle, Cherri moved back to Juneau where she has practiced ever since. Enjoying exploring the endless limits of massage, Cheri continues to expand her education within the realm of body-work. Her extensive portfolio of continuing education classes has brought her from Mexico to Canada, and all over the United States. With over 20 years of experience as a Licensed Massage Therapist, Cherri describes herself as a “Fusion Massage Therapist” that utilizes her depth of knowledge and massage experience to tend to the unique individual needs of each person she provides care for. 
**** Wellspring is currently seeking a like-minded Physician and Family Nurse Practitioner.  If you are interested in joining the Wellspring family, please contact us. 
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