I became interested in seeking and distributing natural, complementary, and alternative medicine when my father was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. I knew there was something else out there that could benefit his health and well-being, but wasn’t sure where or how to begin. Shortly thereafter, I left Wisconsin and embarked on a five-year doctoral program at the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM, formerly National College of Natural Medicine, NCNM) where I obtained not only a Naturopathic Doctorate (ND) but also a Master’s of Science (MS) in Integrative Medicine Research. At the Helfgott Research Institute, I designed a clinical trial related to herbal medicine and cancer. After graduating, I became a certified Reiki 2 Practitioner in order to offer patients a hands-on treatment. As a Vibrational Sound Intern working towards certification, I now offer tuning fork treatment as well. I strongly believe that cancer not only affects mind, body, spirit, but can be affected by mind, body, spirit and therefore I emphasize a truly wholistic approach. My learning is far from over, healthcare is a rapidly evolving field and knowledge both folk, spiritual and evidence-based will be what I continue to strive for.
On a personal level, I like to balance my work life out with play. I can be found spending time celebrating life with friends, on rejuvenating walks in the woods with my partner, practicing yoga or relaxing at home with a book and a creature. I love live music, magick and unicorns, vampire movies, crafting and creating and am currently learning more energetic medicine techniques to be offered soon!
I consider myself a spiritual person and so this theme runs through all aspects of my being and life including New Moon Cancer Care. I highly value and respect individual autonomy, expression and self-actualization. Our team approach to your healing will vary accordingly. Evidence-based medicine has an integral place in treatment but, for those interested, I also offer metaphysical, ethereal and ritual healing.
Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians
Society for Integrative Oncology
American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians
National University of Natural Medicine Alumni
Cell: (971) 319-0410
Sage Center for Wholeness and Health
10700 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway
Park West Plaza, Building #3, Suite #560
Beaverton, OR 97005
I also do house calls serving the Portland Metro area! Serving local residents and those from afar; call to see if long distance consulting would work for you.