'Naturopaths' who are graduates of non-doctorate programs are far from properly trained and can be dangerous.
Naturopathic physicians are fully trained medical professionals that study the same coursework as medical doctors. Accredited schools are 4 yr doctoral programs. The accredited naturopathic schools are few. The schools that are accredited are:
- Bastyr University.
- National College of Naturopathic Medicine.
- Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine.
- University of Bridgeport's Connecticut College of Naturopathic Medicine.
- Boucher Institute in Canada.
- Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine.
To locate a licensed naturopathic physician, check this database.
Should you have any questions about naturopathic training or natural medicine in general, I am here.
Be safe in locating a naturopath. There are good legitimate ones - and there are many certificate holding people who are not qualified at all.
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