our team

Our Team

Dr Dave Arneson, NMD

Drug and Alcohol Detox
Depression / Anxiety, Fatigue
Chronic Disease

Dr. Dave Arneson, NMD has maintained a private practice, focusing on treatment for alcoholism, drug dependency, and chronic disease since 2000. He is currently a part-time Clinical Instructor of Naturopathic Medicine at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences (SCNM). He is also a medical consultant at the River Source Treatment Center in Arizona City, a residential in-patient detox facility. Dr. Arneson specializes in utilizing alternative healthcare methods in the treatment of recovery from the addiction of street and prescription drugs. His expertise in this area come from his personal journey of sobriety and his years of successfully treating patients in other clinics in the Valley as well as his own. Dr. Arneson is the Medical Director of The Source Naturopathic Medical Clinic. He obtained his Bachelor of Science, double major in Biology and Psychology from the University of Texas at El Paso. He obtained his Doctorate from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences and continues to be an Adjunct Professor of Naturopathic Medicine for Southwest College.

Dr. Steve kaplan, NMD

Drug and Alcohol Detox
Cardiovascular Disease, Anxiety and detox
Drainage remedies, Male Health Issues and other Chronic Diseases

Dr. Kaplan, NMD earned his doctorate of naturopathic medicine from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine. He has been serving the community working at The Source Naturopathic Medical Clinic since 2016. He specializes in helping individuals detoxify themselves from addictions, and in treating patients experiencing chronic disease. He utilizes IV nutrient therapies, applied kinesiology, and drainage remedies. He has trained in biological medicine with Dr. Thomas Rau at the Paracelsus Clinic in Switzerland. He uses psychomotor testing to identify and resolve hidden mental and emotional blockages with RubimedTM. He interned at the True North Fasting Center in Santa Rosa. Dr. Kaplan also uses the Bemer and Frequency Medicine to help achieve his patient’s health goals. He is a member of the Arizona Naturopathic Medical Association. He has been a contributing doctor at The River Source integrative recovery center, providing detox support for residential inpatient drug and alcohol detox. He is also medical director at Dermaster Arizona in Chandler, Arizona. Dr. Kaplan has a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication from California State University, Northridge and a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. Prior to his medical career, he was a college professor, an independent business owner, a project manager, and a producer / writer for instructional design, commercials, entertainment, and training projects. He has been an instructor on board US Navy ships and was a volunteer refugee worker. Dr. Kaplan was awarded a Certificate of Recognition from the California State Legislature for his efforts and contributions to the PAL organization in Los Angeles. He has been the winner of a critical writing award at the graduate level, as well as the heritage of excellence award at California State University, Northridge. He also has 50 hours of service to the Veterans Administration in Sepulveda, California. He is originally from Los Angeles and is conversant in the Thai language.

aline marcoux, lMT

Office Manager
Massage Therapy, Chronic Pain

RYI - Massage therapist, yoga instructor, Office manager - Aline received her training as a massage therapist at The Cortiva Institute of Massage Therapy in Scottsdale in 2008. She has been practicing massage therapy and managing the office at The Source since May, 2009. She is also a registered yoga instructor, having completed a 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training course at SOY, and also, at A Desert Song Yoga Center, both in Phoenix. She currently teaches small yoga classes at The Source. “Massage therapy and yoga are both excellent ways of managing stress and finding peace and acceptance in our inner selves- mind, body and spirit!” Her mission is to make massage and yoga accessible and affordable to as many people as possible

Valeria ford

Assistant
Office manager

Valerie has been with the Source NMC since 2013. Valerie’s focus is to assist patients with scheduling, getting patients checked-in, managing the front desk, and other operations. Valerie Ford is currently a student at Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture (PIHMA) pursuing a doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Her background includes a pre-med Biology degree, nutritional counseling, office management, and helping feral and abandoned animals.