Dr. Rachel Carlton Abrams
Author, Speaker, and Founder of Santa Cruz Integrative Medicine

Rachel Carlton Abrams graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford University, received her MD from UC San Francisco and a Masters Degree in Holistic Health from UC Berkeley. She is Board Certified in Family Medicine and Integrative Medicine.  In 2008 she opened the award-winning Santa Cruz Integrative Medicine Clinic.  Dr. Abrams treats many of the world’s most influential people, from CEOs to billionaire entrepreneurs to Nobel Peace laureates.  She has been voted “Best Doctor” in Santa Cruz County every year, from 2009-2018.

She has published 5 books, most recently Eight Dates: The Essential Conversations for a Lifetime of Love with her husband, Doug Abrams, and John and Julie Gottman in February 2019. In 2017 she published Bodywise: Discovering Your Body’s Intelligence for Lifelong Health and Healing. Dr. Rachel’s other publications include: The Man’s Guide to Women, The Multi-Orgasmic Woman, The Multi-Orgasmic Couple, and the audiobook Taoist Sexual Secrets. 

Dr. Rachel has taught innumerable classes and workshops and has been an expert consultant on holistic health for national magazines, radio and television for the last 20 years. You can see a sample of these at DoctorRachel.com. Rachel loves the ocean and the redwoods and is addicted to beach volleyball. She is happily married and the mother of three fabulous young adults, now living on their own, but returning to play with her and her beloved husband Doug, in Santa Cruz, California.


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