Meet The Providers
Sarah Fontaine, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
In 2013, Sarah graduated from University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford, Connecticut with a bachelors in nursing and minor in biology. She has practiced as a nurse in skilled nursing facilities, homecare, hospice and palliative care, and in hospital. She received her certification in hospice and palliative care in 2017. Sarah went back to school in 2017 where she received her masters degree in nursing specializing in family medicine. Since graduating as a family nurse practitioner, Sarah has worked in integrative medicine practicing functional medicine in primary care and specialty care including thyroid, BHRT, autoimmunity, tick borne disease, PCOS, MCAS, dysautonomia, root cause finding, and more. Sarah enrolled in The School of Applied Functional Medicine in 2021 where she is currently working towards her certification in functional medicine. Sarah believes in partnering with patients to achieve optimal health and avoiding disease processes before they even begin. Lifestyle changes, nutraceuticals, and herbs all can be used to reverse and prevent illness. Food is medicine. Outside the office, Sarah can be found caring for her 5 children and loving husband enjoying the outdoors, hiking, skiing, at church, baking, cooking, and studying.
Sarah is currently accepting patients in primary care and for functional medicine evaluations with extensive testing.
Austin McCaslin, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC
Austin graduated from Emory University with a BA in Psychology and from Sacred Heart University with a doctoral degree as a family nurse practitioner. Her interests are pediatrics, mental health, diabetes, and integrative/functional approaches to healthcare, including integrative approaches to treating autoimmunity, autism, ADHD, asthma, acne, lyme's disease, hormonal and thyroid imbalances, and PCOS. Austin is as an assistant professor at Goodwin University School of Nursing, specializing in pediatrics, and is currently enrolled in a PMHNP program at Spring Arbor University. She is a mother to four children and six chickens, active in church, and is a long-time member of the homeschool community. She believes in balance, natural solutions before pharmacologic solutions when possible, supporting families, and patient partnership. Austin is accepting patients of all ages for primary care and for mental health medication management, and works functional medicine into primary care appointments.
What makes us different?
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We recognize the benefits of natural approaches in healthcare, that food can both heal and harm, and that the human body is capable of incredible healing when appropriately supported.
Primary care for all ages
Pediatric through geriatrics patients accepted
Family Centered Care
We believe the family unit is a blessing. We are here to support and nurture families!
We believe the best outcomes happen when providers and patients work together to support patient specific outcomes and goals. Ultimately you call the shots when it comes to your health! We are here to help you understand risks, benefits, and evidence supported options. We do not believe in "one size fits all" healthcare.
Building a Community
We don't know exactly what this will look like yet, but we know this is an important goal for our practice.
While we are a faith-based business, we accept and support patient of all religions and creeds. We hope our openness about our faith encourages our patients to share their faith with us as this is an integral part of health.
"They are approaching medicine in a caring and holistic way. It is what we need more of!"
We offer several levels of care and pay models
Functional medicine extensive testing: initial 1 hour appointment $200 follow up visit $75-100. Specialty testing review $75
Functional Medicine extensive testing visits are not covered by insurance.
Integrative Primary Care
We offer primary care for all ages and participate with all major insurance companies. We also offer a private pay model for primary care.
Classes and Community
The best way to book with us: Sign up for our waitlist and we will reach out to you to schedule.
282 Main St ext suite A3 Middletown, CT 06457