What is trauma?

To move into a paradigm of true healing, we need to have a conversation about trauma. Its a hot word, it brings up the feels, and it’s a LOT more than post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). I am currently gearing up to present at the Transcending Trauma Conference …Read More ›

Endings & Beginnings: Navigating Transitions

Ending and beginnings. How do we navigate them? What do we do when one thing has ended, but the next has yet to begin? I went through massive loss in 2017. My mom died, my romantic relationship of 1.5 years ended, and I completed my medical residency. The …Read More ›

Depression Isn’t About Willpower

Depression isn’t indulgent or egotistical. I’ve been hearing this message from a lot of my clients recently, and want to end this conversation right now. When you feel off and depressed, it's so easy to make yourself wrong. I see so many people criticizing themselves when they feel …Read More ›

Supporting Your Body Through Grief

I write a lot about grief. It is so powerful, yet deeply misunderstood in our culture. Patients often come into my office asking for prescriptions to take away their grief (if only I had one!). Whether you are experiencing the loss of a loved one, divorce, a …Read More ›

Treating Endometriosis Naturally

As a specialist in women's health, I appreciate the complex and multifaceted nature of endometriosis. It is one of my favorite conditions to treat because it responds remarkably well to naturopathic medicine. Endometriosis affects 5-15% of women, and possibly more since many women are never diagnosed. It’s a …Read More ›