FAQs

What is Naturopathic Medicine

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Naturopathic Medicine is a form of health care that emphasizes the use of prevention and natural therapeutics in order to inspire the body’s natural ability to heal. Identifying the underlying cause of disease vs. symptom management is a primary focus of naturopathic healthcare. 

What Are Naturopathic Doctors

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Naturopathic doctors are trained at accredited, four-year, post-graduate naturopathic medical programs. In certain states, they are considered primary-care physicians trained in the art and science of natural medicine. In unlicensed states, such as New York, naturopathic doctors offer adjunct health care to people of all ages, focusing on the integrated use of natural therapies. Naturopathic doctors focus on promoting health and preventive medicine, and addressing the underlying cause(s) of disease.

What Conditions Does Dr. Waters Treat

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Dr. Waters works with conditions such as: chronic disease, acute illness (i.e. sinus infection, colds, ear infections, etc); autoimmune disease; metabolic disorders (i.e. diabetes); endocrine concerns such as menopause, PCOS, infertility, and PMS; osteoporosis; weight and nutritional health; mental health (stress, anxiety, and depression); pediatric wellness; GI conditions (IBS, SIBO, IBD); allergies, eczema, cholesterol support and cardiovascular disease.

What are the fees for services? Does Insurance Cover Naturopathic Medicine?

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Naturopathic Medicine is not covered by insurance in the state of New York. However, if you have a flexible spending account it may be used toward your naturopathic visits  

Initial office visit (60-75 mins): $225

Follow up office visit (45 minutes): $110

Initial phone or video appointment  (60-75 mins): $225

Follow up phone or video: (15-50 minutes) : $65-$110)

Dr. Waters Education and Areas of Interest?

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  • BA in Psychology (1997): University of Colorado. Boulder, CO
  • Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine (2005): National University of Natural Medicine. Portland, OR.
  • Massage therapy (2005) : Oregon School of Massage). Portland, OR. 
  • Process Work Intensive (2003): Process Work Institute. Portland, OR.
  • ISABS Lab (Indian Society for Applied Behavioral Science), India (2003)
  • Apex Energetics Courses:
    • Functional Blood Chemistry
    • Mastering the Thyroid
    • Functional Endocrinology
  • Women's Health with Dr. Tori Hudson: Menopause Bootcamp
  • IMMH conference- Integrative Medicine for Mental Health  (2015, 2016)
  • Positive Psychology- with Dr. Barbara Fredrickson (2017)
  • Bioindividual Nutrition Training - Julie Matthews (currently in progress)
  • Zero Balancing I: Institute of Taoist Education and Acupuncture (2018)
  • Functional Medicine Coaching Academy (currently in progress)