Body, Mind, Spirit Symptoms- Our Specialty

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What’s different about our approach… we help you work on the underlying issues that are creating your symptoms for long term benefit.

  • Physical symptoms that may be helped with our natural approach:

    • Digestion - heartburn, IBS, upset stomach, abdominal pain, food sensitivities, allergies, diarrhea

    • Endocrine - hypothyroid, Hashimoto’s, adrenal fatigue, high blood sugar, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, problems with being overweight, hormonal imbalances,

    • Musculoskeletal - headaches, migraines, tight, sore neck and shoulders, low back pain, tight tendons and muscles, TMJ, teeth grinding, pain, inflammation.

    • General symptoms - insomnia- hard to get to sleep, hard to stay asleep, fatigue, immune issues - frequent illnesses

    • Dental Issues - Dr. Colleen works closely with the dentists at Green City Dental (specializing in biological dentistry) in Edmonds. Dr. Colleen provides Naturopathic support for gum/teeth issues such as dental caries, tooth remineralization and gingivitis due to nutrient deficiencies, digestive issues such as “leaky gut” and food sensitivities. Dr. Colleen also provides craniosacral and naturopathic physical medicine to help with bite issues that may be impacting sleep apnea, and for jaw pain. Acupuncture may be used for TMJ/jaw and teeth pain. Dr. Colleen also provides hypnotherapy to dental patients to help with fear/anxiety associated with seeing the dentist, to help with healing pre and post surgery, to prepare for long dental procedures, for weight loss to help with apnea and for chronic pain issues.

  • Mental/Emotional symptoms that may be helped with our natural approach:

    • Anxiety, depression, stress associated “fight or flight” reactions, startle easily, fatigue, irritability, short-tempered, grief, fear, overeating, stress-related habits such as smoking or drinking, lack of concentration,“foggy-headedness”, feeling overwhelmed frequently, lack of motivation, ADD/ADHD in children.

  • Spiritual/Energetic symptoms that may be helped with our natural approach:

    • Identifying your purpose in life

    • Balancing your internal energy so you feel energized and eager for the day.

    • Becoming in tune with your inner wisdom, your inner intuitive capabilities so you can rely on your own judgement in making decisions, and in knowing what works the best for you when it comes to your life and your health.

    • Being able to sense energy patterns to know what foods, environments and people provide the best support for you.

As a note, Dr. Colleen is one of the few, if not the only, Washington State practitioner who is licensed to practice all of these: Naturopathic Medicine, Chinese Medicine/Acupuncture and Hypnotherapy. Individually, each of these healing modalities is powerful. Combined together, they are even more effective at helping you treat the underlying issues that may be contributing to your symptoms.