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Douglas M. Cluff, M.D.
Dr. Cluff received his Medical Doctor (M.D.) degree at the Texas Tech University School of Medicine in Lubbock, Texas, and did his Family Medicine Residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Conroe, Texas. Prior to medical school he performed genetic and immunological research at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.
Prior to starting TLC Family Health, he spent 16 years in a busy 3-person Family Medicine practice in Irving, Texas. He founded a lifestyle and weight management program called SLIM TLC, and a non-profit organization called Project Simplify Health, whose prime directive is to make it easier to eat healthily. He is also working on starting his own healthy restaurant, WHOLi KaBOWLi!, and writing another book, How Not to Get Sick.
Dr. Cluff is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Texas Medical Association, and Dallas County Medical Society. Dr. Cluff is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM).
He enjoys the wonderful relationships he develops with his patients and enjoys taking care of both individuals and entire families. He has interests in pediatrics and adolescent health, thyroid disorders, sports injuries, preventive medicine, women’s health, dermatology, minor office procedures, and lifestyle/weight management.
Dr. Cluff’s hobbies include entrepreneurship, sports, writing, playing piano, singing, watching movies, and spending time with his wife, Sandra, and six children, ages 12-24 (and two sons-in-law, ages 24 & 26, and new granddaughter, born 6-26-18!). He is also fluent in Spanish.
Gale Hartschuh, LPC, LMFT
Gale holds a Master’s degree in Family Therapy and especially enjoys working with couples struggling with communication and intimacy issues, as well as discipline and parenting techniques. Gale also enjoys helping those who are working on assertiveness skills, healthy boundaries, codependency, self-esteem, depression, anxiety, or grief. Gale is also a trained facilitator for the highly acclaimed series “Parenting with Love and Logic.”
Jennifer's passion for nutrition began in 2002 when extensive study, driven by of a lack of energy and weight gain, led her to learn the incredible value of nutrition and healthy lifestyle changes. She cleaned out her pantry and learned how to prepare delicious meals for her family. She also learned that many of the diseases rampant in today's society are the direct result of our dietary choices and can be prevented or reversed with diet and lifestyle changes. Along this journey, she lost excess weight, and had more energy, a clearer complexion, and a new zeal for life – and she began teaching others what she had learned.
In 2018, Jennifer graduated from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN), where she learned from the world’s top nutrition experts, including Drs. Joel Fuhrman, Neal Barnard, Mark Hyman, Andrew Weil, and David Katz. After graduating as an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, Jennifer started a nutrition coaching business called “The Pantry Mentor,” which offers a complete program with a hands-on approach that transforms lives.
In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys gardening, running, reading, and spending time with her husband, Troy, seven children, ages 9-26, son-in-law and two grandchildren.
Dr. Cluff's family