The Saatkamp Family is a special needs family.



You might ask... why trust in Saatkamp Healing Arts?

  • because we deliver the most relevant, and practical training available for our patients, learners and community members

  • because we provide value at each step of your family and/or professional journey

  • because we assist you in facing your current challenges with personal, effective service


Dr. Mike Saatkamp is a chiropractor and special needs father. He has 30 years of clinical experience, 24 years experience as a special needs father, and has committed over 12,000 hours of post doctoral study to understanding the Neurobiology of Movement. He has a special interest in the new field of Interpersonal Neurobiology as developed by Dr. Dan Siegel, author of “The Developing Mind”, and is working to help create world class training for families, like his own, with special needs children. Dr. Mike has studied personally with Dr. Dan Siegel of UCLA, Dr. Paul Saltman, former dean of UCSD, Anat Baniel, world renowned movement expert, Dr. Ted Carrick, founder of the Carrick Institute for Graduate Studies, and Dr. Robert Melillo, founder of Brain Balance Achievement Centers. He is a member of the advisory board of the International Association of Functional Neurology and Rehabilitation.

In the course of researching for and constructing education material, Dr. Mike has consulted with many scientific luminaries including...


Dr. Lou Cozolino

Dr. Dan Siegel

Dr. Greg Fricchione

Dr. Dachner Keltner

Dr. Rand Swenson

Dr. Rick Hanson

Dr. Fred Luskin

Dr. Robert Sapolski

Dr. Kristin Neff

Dr. Shauna Shapiro

Dr. Martha Herbert

Dr. Dara Marks

Dr. Mike Merzenich

Anat Baniel

Megan Cowan

Catherine Ann Jones