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Helios Wellness

Natural Mental Health · Treatment Augmentation · Naturopathy · Immersive Therapies

Woodside, California


Dr. Jennifer Dore, MD

Founder and Chief Medical Officer

Thank you for visiting the Helios Wellness site. Whether you’re a prospective patient or a colleague looking to help augment a patient’s care, our goal is to help with a variety of progressive tools. At Helios Psychiatry, we’ve learned that treating mental health is both science and art. As we strive to help ourselves and others, there are times when new approaches are needed to ignite a breakthrough. We started Helios Wellness because we believe that our most important job is to clear a path to total wellness. We’re excited to work with you. To learn more about our wellness offerings, scroll down.


At Helios Wellness, we’re focused on improving the efficacy of mental health treatment

Helios Wellness offers supporting therapies to enhance patient treatment and improve outcomes. We welcome both our professional colleagues and prospective patients to explore…

Helios was founded in 2014 by Jennifer Dore, MD, a Stanford-trained psychiatrist with experience treating severe mental illness using a variety of traditional and progressive therapies. Dr. Dore and her team understand well that every patient journey includes a number of “crossroads”, moments when the patient and the provider can benefit from a new set of eyes. Helios Wellness offers a range of treatment options that provide a holistic look at lifestyle, nutrition, neural and biofeedback measures to help patients and their providers evaluate where to go next.


Dr. Mark Shortt, ND

Director of Naturopathy

Dr. Mark Shortt received his Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University. He has additional certifications in biofeedback, advanced physical medicine, ketamine assisted psychotherapy and neural injection therapy. He employs a  blend of naturopathic and conventional medicine to provide a comprehensive and holistic approach to patient care, specializing in pain management and holistic approaches to mental and emotional health.


Introducing: Natural Mental Health

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Natural Mental Health

Helios offers complete naturopathic evaluations and ongoing consultation to support your current mental health treatment goals. During the intake, Dr. Mark Shortt will take you through an immersive evaluation of lifestyle, diet, hormonal and stress levels and treatment responses. From there, Dr. Shortt will recommend a program to help you progress and improve your mental and physical health.


Treatment Augmentation

Psychotherapy and Medication Management are incredible tools in the treatment of the mental illness. At times, however, these treatments can be inhibited by dietary and lifestyle choices that might go undetected. Helios offers a complete lifestyle consultation and inventory to help augment current treatments and improve patient outcomes.



Dr. Shortt utilizes nutrition, therapeutic supplementation, botanical medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation, biofeedback, neurofeedback, and lifestyle counseling to facilitate the body's innate healing processes. His approach centers around prevention, identifying and removing the root causes of illness, and addressing individual needs to determine a plan for optimal health and wellness.


Helios Psychiatry

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Interested in Psychotherapy, Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy or Medication Management?

Helios Psychiatry offers a range of psychiatric services including medication management, psychotherapy and psychedelic psychotherapy. To learn more visit