Learn more about who’s involved in bringing Dr. Brian Alman’s expertise to individuals and teams around the world.

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Dr. Brian Alman, Founder / CEO


Dr. Alman is a sought-out expert on stress management and mindfulness, and is the founder of TrueSage International. He has made several appearances on TV such as CNN, ABC News, FOX News to name a few. He teaches live events and workshops around the world.

As a wellness industry mentor, Dr. Alman offers trainings (in-person & online) for doctors, healthcare providers, coaches & other wellness professionals. Many Organizations and companies like APPLE, NFL, QUALCOMM, P&G, Harvard Medical School and many others are using his Strategies.

Dr. Tess Mauricio MD, Advisor


Dr. Tess Mauricio is a Board Certified Dermatologist, fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine, and a Summa Cum Laude graduate of The University of California San Diego. She is the founder of M Beauty Clinic by Dr Tess in San Diego and Beverly Hills. A Past President of The San Diego Society for Dermatologic Surgery, she is the recipient of the UCSD Warren College Distinguished Alumni Award and Hollywood Daytime Beauty Award for Outstanding Achievement in Medicine.

Dr. Tess is an internationally recognized cosmetic surgeon, regenerative aesthetics and women’s health pioneer, co-author of California Total Beauty with Dr. Brian Alman, renowned speaker, sought after media personality and has educated thousands across the globe. She is the inventor of the Time Machine Procedure™ and along with her husband Dr. James Lee, co-founded Liveli nutritional supplements. She is currently a Dermatologist partner for Proactiv, No7, Your Good Skin and Soap & Glory skin care.


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Dr. Albert Ray MD, Advisor


Dr. Ray has been a Family Physician since 1978 with Kaiser Permanente, San Diego. During his tenure at Kaiser Permanente he has held various positions as a leader in preventative health including, Director Emeritus at Positive Choice Wellness Center in San Diego, Medical Director for California Member Relations, Assistant Chief in the Department of Family Medicine, and President of Kaiser Foundation Hospital, San Diego, and Medical Group Board of Directors.

He is a Clinical Professor, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at UCSD. He served as President of the San Diego Academy of Family Physicians, President of the San Diego County Medical Society, and as a Trustee of the California Medical Association. He is Chair of the California Delegation to the American Medical Association and is a member of the San Diego County Medical Society Foundation Board of Directors, Champions for Health. Additionally, As well, he serves as Chief Medical Officer for Relish Rx. Dr. Ray is the author of many articles on Prevention, Health Promotion, Patient Education, Obesity and Tobacco Cessation. He was California Family Physician of the Year in 2002.

Dr. Vincent Felitti MD, Advisor

A renowned physician and researcher, Dr. Vincent J. Felitti is one of the world’s foremost experts on childhood trauma. He is co-principal investigator of the internationally recognized Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study, a long-term, in-depth, analysis of over 17,000 adults. Defying conventional belief, this study famously revealed a powerful relationship between our emotional experiences as children and our physical and mental health as adults. In fact, the ACE study shows that humans convert childhood traumatic emotional experiences into organic disease later in life.

Revolutionary at its inception, Felitti’s groundbreaking research remains extremely relevant to today’s healthcare models. Founder of the Department of Preventive Medicine for Kaiser Permanente, Felitti served as the chief of preventive medicine for over 25 years. Under Dr. Felitti’s leadership, his department provided comprehensive medical evaluations to 1.1 million individuals, becoming the largest single-site medical evaluation facility in the western world. During this time, Felitti’s revolutionary health risk abatement programs incorporated weight loss, smoking cessation, stress management, and a wide range of cutting-edge efforts to reduce patient risk factors.

Dr. Felitti is Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California, and a Fellow of The American College of Physicians.  Dr. Felitti has served on advisory committees of the Institute of Medicine, the American Psychiatric Association.


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Ray Hecht,  Advisor


A licensed clinician with over twenty-five years of distinguished strategic leadership in the healthcare industry, including experience in hospital and practitioner settings, managed care, health insurance, and integrated care delivery systems.

Rick brings TrueSage a unique perspective with operational expertise in Behavioral Health, Employee Wellness and Well Being, and Population Health Management, as well as a proven track record of managing large, high touch, complicated accounts and building strong relationships with consultants, brokers, business and union leaders, trustees, executives, human resources professionals, and other key stakeholders.

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