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Integrative Health Studies
School of Professional Psychology and Health
MA, California Institute of Integral Studies
NMD, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, BA, Elon College
Natalie Metz is a Licensed Naturopathic Doctor in practice in Oakland who focuses on Women's Health, Botanical Medicine, and Digestive Wellness. A large part of her practice is the natural management of cervical dysplasia, with an expanding interest in treating men with HPV. During medical school, she pursued additional training in herbalism, midwifery, and naturopathic philosophy. She helped found the Naturopathic Gathering, an annual philosophy conference, and taught within the botanical medicine NPLEX review curricula. She received her Bachelor's degree in chemistry and has a background as a medicinal chemist, designing novel pharmaceutical agents. She serves as faculty for several educational institutions, is featured in the documentary The Future of Medicine, and is a contributing author for the Foundations of Naturopathic Medicine textbook. She recently completed graduate studies at the California Institute of Integral Studies in the Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness program. She is a lifelong student and lover of art, dance and music and enjoys sharing her passion for life with the world. For more information about her practice, please visit the website.
Natalie teaches Integrative Nutrition, The Integrative Body, Research Proposal, and Communication Practicum. Read more about these courses here.