Naturopathic Doctors combine the wisdom of nature with the rigors of modern science. Steeped in traditional healing methods, principles and practices, naturopathic medicine focuses on holistic, proactive prevention and comprehensive diagnosis and treatment.
By using protocols that minimize the risk of harm, we help facilitate the body’s inherent ability to restore and maintain optimal health. It is the Naturopathic Doctor’s role to identify and remove barriers to good health by helping to create a healing internal and external environment.
Dr. Carolyn McGaughey has received extensive training in the knowledge and use of pharmaceuticals, herbal medicine, homeopathy, hydrotherapy, lifestyle counseling, nature-cure, and nutritional approaches to healing. (The scope of practice for Naturopathic Doctors in California currently includes the prescribing of thyroid medications, hormone therapy, and other similar medications).