Meet Our Team

Our team of professionals including; an autism specialist, nutritional specialist, nurse practitioner and board certified pediatrician, will be guiding you so you can witness profound growth in your child. Meet our team below!

David Berger: MD, FAAP, Board Certified Pediatrician  

David Berger, a Board Certified Pediatrician with over 20 years of experience as a clinician, has developed a national reputation in holistic pediatric primary care, nutritional and detoxification therapies for autism, ADHD, and related disorders and immune dysregulation such as allergies, asthma, and autoimmune disorders.  

"Dr. David" has been in private practice since 1997 and an advanced practitioner of biomedical therapies, advocating for the Autism Research Institute philosophy, since 1999. In 2016, he launched the Family Medical Cannabis Clinic to help qualified patients use medical cannabis as a treatment option. To learn more, go to:

Patsy Giarda: Board Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Patsy Giarda is a Board Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and obtained a Bachelor’s in Nursing from Florida State University and a Master’s of Science in Nursing from the University of South Florida, with a concentration in Pediatric Primary Care. While working many years in various inpatient pediatric settings, she developed a passion for helping families understand the disease processes going on with their child. She discovered that with knowledge, these families could become empowered to take control of their child’s health management. 

Patsy provides her knowledge, skills, and compassion to the families of Wholistic Pediatrics and Family Care. To learn more, go to:

Tali Berman: Autism Specialist/Author

Tali is an autism specialist and has been teaching and guiding families in the autism community since 1997. She has authored the book “Play to Grow! Over 200 games to help your special child develop fundamental social skills”, which was voted as one of the top five books by the Special Needs Book Review, is now sold in four languages, and has proven to be an invaluable resource for families worldwide. Tali contributes regularly to some of the most well-read autism publications, including the Generation Rescue blog and The Autism File magazine. Tali currently lives with her husband and three children in Israel. To learn more, go to:

Roni Enten: Individualized Bio-Medical Nutritionist

Roni holds both a BSc and MSc in Nutrition Sciences and is currently a 4th year doctoral student in an autism-related field. She is a Certified Nutrition Specialist (BCNS), a Licensed Dietitian-Nutritionist (LDN, State of MD) and a practitioner of the biomedical approach advocated by the Autism Research Institute. Roni’s writing has been published in peer-reviewed journals, magazines, blogs and books. She has also served as nutrition consultant and writer for various food and nutrition-related businesses. 

She is proud to have worked with hundreds of special needs families, providing individualized bio-nutritional support for autism/ASD and a variety of other conditions. Her personal mission is to help identify the underlying causes of symptoms and understand and harness the immense power of food and nutrition to help heal chronic conditions and support vitality. To learn more, go to: