Principles of Naturopathic Medicine
"Health is a intricate balance and dance of mind, body and spirit working together to prevent dis-ease in the every aspect of the human experience." Dr Katherine Peterson
This is optimally achieved by following the six fundamental principles of naturopathic medicine:
The Healing Power of Nature
Trust in the body’s inherent wisdom to heal itself.
Identify and Treat the Causes
Look beyond the symptoms to the underlying cause.
First Do No Harm
Utilize the most natural, least invasive and least toxic therapies.
Doctor as Teacher
Educate patients in the steps to achieving and maintaining health.
Treat the Whole Person
View the body as an integrated whole in all its physical and
Focus on overall health, wellness and disease prevention.