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What do Healing and Politics Have in Common?

As a naturopath I see disease resulting from suppression - suppression of emotions, suppression of beliefs, suppression of aspects of one's self that are believed to be unacceptable to others, and suppression of one's own unique and true voice.  We stuff all of this...

Some of My Story

I am sometimes asked how I came to do what I do.  Did I always want to be a naturopathic physician?  What did I do before this?  What influences helped develop my style of healing work?  A few years ago I wrote a "life story" for a family history project and realized...

The Good Kind of Self Absorption

In my naturopathic practice people come in to my office for many different reasons.  One of the common reasons is anxiety.  This anxiety, for many, can be quite debilitating. The first thing I look for is an underlying physiologic cause or contributing factor to the...

Your Healthy Kids

In a recent conversation with a client I mentioned how much I enjoy working with kids.  This person expressed with surprise that he didn't realize that I worked with children.  I shared with him that I love working with kids because they are so responsive to...

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