The causes of mental health concerns can be complex and multi-faceted, and sufferers are often left feeling in the dark, isolated and not in control of their treatment journey. At Townsend Naturopathic Clinic in Burlington, our goal is to provide you with an individualized, natural approach to your mental or emotional concerns, and for you to feel fully involved in your wellness plan.
Are you feeling that you aren’t fully involved and in control of your treatment plan? Not heard or supported?
Are you newly diagnosed and looking for treatment options outside of conventional medications?
Are you taking medications that aren’t really helping, or are giving you unpleasant side effects?
If one of these situations describes you, you’re like one of our many patients that could benefit from our naturopathic services.
Naturopathic Mental Support
Dr. Kim Townsend, ND has a special interest in supporting individuals struggling with mental or emotional health concerns. Recognizing the emotional, physical and social toll mental health conditions can have, Dr. Kim provides a welcoming and supportive environment to discuss natural options to address your concerns. She takes an individualized approach with each of her patients, exploring for any causative factors for your symptoms (i.e. hormonal imbalances, nutritional deficiencies, etc.), and involving you in the creation of a treatment plan that best fits your needs. Investigations may include laboratory testing such as blood tests, salivary testing of hormones or testing for heavy metal toxicity. Dr. Kim uses a wide range of treatments to support mental health including herbs, orthomolecular medicine, acupuncture and homeopathic medicine, many of which having research to support their as solo therapies or in conjunction with medications.
Naturopathic services are covered by most health benefits programs.