Find Naturopathic Doctors - Rhode Island
Kathleen Cannon, ND*
Dr. Kathleen Cannon is a Connecticut licensed naturopathic physician with a general family practice in Norwich, CT. Dr. Cannon believes deeply in the power of nature, each individual’s innate ability to heal, and the interconnectedness of mind, body and spirit for well-being.
Dr. Cannon earned her naturopathic medical degree from the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine, a rigorous four-year in-residence naturopathic medical school. As part of her medical school education, Dr. Cannon worked firsthand in medical clinics with patients as well as at community clinics in the greater Bridgeport area providing free medical care to patients, including an HIV/AIDS clinic and an addiction recovery facility. Dr. Cannon also worked at the Center of Excellence in Generative Medicine, where she was both taught and trained by Dr. Peter D’Adamo.
Dr. Cannon has special training in homeopathic medicine, having completed several specialty homeopathyclinical rotations and trained under Dr. Florence McPherson. She completed the New England School of Homeopathy taught by Dr. Paul Herscu and Dr. Amy Rothenberg in Amherst, MA. She received a scholarship to study with Dr. Andre Saine in Montreal, Quebec, where she attended the Essentials of Acute and Chronic Prescribing intensive course. Dr. Cannon also attended the Levels of Health Conference where world-renowned expert Professor George Vithoulkas presented. She has also had the privilege of attending lectures by Dr. A.U. Ramakrishnan, developer of the Plussing Method, and Robert Street.
Prior to naturopathic medical school, Dr. Cannon completed pre-medical post-baccalaureate studies at Hunter College of the City University of New York. She earned her Bachelor’s of Arts degree from Connecticut College, majoring in English and philosophy. During college, she attended the Business Bridge Program at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Dr. Cannon is Reiki Level II certified and holds a certification from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.
Dr. Cannon is a member of the Connecticut Naturopathic Physicians Association (CNPA), the Rhode Island Association of Naturopathic Physicians (RIANP) and the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP).
Area of Emphasis: Autoimmune disease, Chronic illness, Metabolic conditions, Endocrine including thyroid issues, Genetic variations, General and Preventive care
Access to Health
57 Lafayette St
Norwich, CT 06360
Bridget Casey, ND
Dr. Casey is thrilled to be back in her home state of Rhode Island, offering naturopathic medicine to those in RI and Southern New England. Dr. Casey is passionate about natural medicine and healthy living and is committed to helping others lead healthy, happy and fulfilling lives. Her mission is to not only help others achieve wellness and vitality, but also to inspire them to enjoy life to the fullest.
Dr. Casey is a well-rounded natural medicine practitioner, utilizing interventions such as herbal medicine, nutrition, homeopathy and lifestyle counseling. Dr. Casey enjoys seeing motivated patients of all ages and feels comfortable working with a wide variety of conditions. That being said, she does have a focus on supporting women’s health issues related to hormone dysregulation and also has advanced training in supporting chronic gastrointestinal disorders. Patients will notice that Dr. Casey makes a sincere effort to learn the many facets of who they are – including their physical, mental and emotional selves. This enables Dr. Casey to help patients more fully and leads to longer lasting results.
Dr. Casey’s formal training includes a doctorate in naturopathic medicine, with honors, from the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, OR. Dr. Casey completed her residency in naturopathic family practice at Richmond Natural Medicine, in Richmond, VA. Dr. Casey also has additional training and certification in Applied Kinesiology (AK) from the International College of Applied Kinesiology (ICAK) and is trained in NET (Neuro-emotional Technique). Dr. Casey completed her undergraduate degree at Boston College in Boston, MA.
Sharing her knowledge of natural medicine is an absolute blast for Dr. Casey and she looks forward to being a partner in your journey to vibrant living.
Dr. Casey is a member of the Rhode Island Association of Naturopathic Physicians, American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and the International College of Applied Kinesiology
Area of Emphasis: Hormone imbalances (including reproductive, thyroid and adrenal), Digestive issues, Immune dysregulation, General wellness
Martine Delonnay, ND
Dr Martine Delonnay is a Naturopathic Doctor licensed in the states of VT and NH. She also is a foreign educated Medical Doctor. Dr Delonnay is a member of the AANP (American Association of Naturopathic Physician), MSND (Massachussets Association of Naturopathic Doctors) and the RIANP (Rhode Island Association of Naturopathic Physician). Her experience with both the conventional and Alternative aspect of Medicine put her in an ideal position to assist her clients and work in association with other practitioners.
She has a special interest in bringing awareness to the mind-body connection using homeopathy, botanicals and lifestyle counselling.
She is driven to educate, inspire and empower those around her. Everyone has the potential to achieve their dreams and goals, but often is unable to because of their fears, perceptions and circumstances. Dr. Delonnay strives to work with her patients to remove barriers, empowering patients to seize opportunities and to make the life they want a reality.
Dr Delonnay has done a lot of work understanding the emotional roots of our physical ailments. She believes that all pathologies are related somehow to the suppression of emotions.
She is a Reiki practitioner and also a certified Hypnotist. She integrates theses skills in her practice to better assist her clients. Her passion for the Art of Healing, her desire to help others and her love for Education constitute the platform of her vocation.
Area of Emphasis: Family medicine & preventative care
Healing Journey LLC
201 Waterman Ave
Providence, RI 02914
M. Feibelman, ND
Dr. M Feibelman is a naturopathic doctor practicing at Sage Healing Collaborative in East Providence. In 2011, they received their doctorate in naturopathic medicine from the National University of Natural Medicine, formerly the National College of Natural Medicine. They received their Bachelors degree in biology from Brown University. Dr. Feibelman is passionate about naturopathic medicine and is thrilled the 2017 bill to license naturopathic doctors in RI passed and was signed into law in July 2017.
Dr. Feibelman grew up in the Ocean State, and loves exploring the outdoors with their pup Bella-Luna. Additional work they do includes helping to facilitate a children’s nutrition education program through Farm Fresh Rhode Island’s Healthy Foods, Healthy Families. They also teach adult education math and sciences classes in Pawtucket for folks working to get their GED. Dr. Feibelman is very passionate about social justice work and fighting all forms of oppression that exist in our society.
Area of Emphasis: General practice, chronic illness, & preventative care
Leaves of Change Natural Medicine
located at Sage Healing Collaborative
201 Waterman Avenue
East Providence, RI 02914
Sheila M. Frodermann, MS, ND, DHANP, CCH
Naturopathic Doctor, Homeopath, & Bowenwork Practitioner
Dr. Sheila M. Frodermann is a naturopathic doctor, a board-certified
classical homeopath, and a certified practitioner and associate
instructor of Bowenwork. She is the founder and director of Providence
Wholistic Healthcare, a private naturopathic medical clinic located in
Providence, RI and maintains a license to practice naturopathic
medicine in her native Connecticut.
Dr. Sheila received her medical training at National College of
Naturopathic Medicine, an accredited four-year resident medical
school, graduating with honors. She co-designed and piloted her
post-doctoral residency in Integrative Family Medicine in Portland,
Oregon. Dr. Frodermann received her master of science in
Environmental Studies from Antioch New England Graduate School and her
bachelors in biology from Wellesley College.
Dr. Frodermann practices integrative holistic medicine, utilizing the
benefits of her western medical training and conventional diagnostics
procedures complimented by the exceptional range of naturopathic
therapeutics: medicinal food and nutrition, herbs, homeopathy,
lifestyle counseling, body therapy. Dr. Sheila offers private consultations,
providing individualizing health plans for chronic and acute health
issues for people of all ages, at her clinic. An Associate Instructor,
she enjoys teaching Bowenwork: An Introduction to Wellness in Your
Hands, with the American Bowen Academy.
Dr. Frodermann serves as Treasurer, and is past-President, of the
Rhode Island Association of Naturopathic Physicians (RIANP) and is a
member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP).
She served as Secretary of the board at Hope Center for Cancer
Support, a non-profit cancer support and education organization in
Providence, and as a board director of HeartSong, a non-profit medical
home in Putney, VT.
Area of Emphasis: Complementary Family Healthcare, Women’s Healthcare,
Gastrointestinal issues, Chronic diseases, Chronic pain, Lyme disease,
Autoimmune disease, and Family Risk Prevention
Chrysanthi Kazantzis, ND, MS*
Are you struggling to stay awake during the day, but wide awake at night? Is your digestion sluggish and causing you to feel bloated? Confused about what to eat for weight loss? Do you just feel unwell?
As a licensed naturopathic physician and clinical nutritionist, I can get you back on track. If you are like most of my patients you have not one, but many health concerns. Whether you have a chronic illness that has not improved, would like to optimize your health or even focus on prevention, I will draw on my medical training to get you to your best self.
I focus on treating the root cause of acute and chronic illness by using an in-depth intake process and detailed functional lab testing to create a personalized treatment plan that includes diet, nutrients, botanicals, homeopathy and lifestyle changes. Additionally, I use disease reduction programs such as FirstLine Therapy and Dr. D’Adamo’s blood type diet to get you to your optimal body composition and achieve your weight loss goals.
I have additional training in nutrition and nutrigenomics, having studied under Dr. Peter D’Adamo. I know that no two individuals are alike and I focus on individuality, specializing in nutrigenomic consults to institute preventive or therapeutic actions based on genetic makeup using the Opus 23 program to interpret raw data from 23 and me and Ancestry.
I received a B.S. in Nutrition and Food Science from the University of Rhode Island and earned a Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine, as well as a Masters in Nutrition at the University of Bridgeport in Bridgeport, CT, one of the five nationally accredited naturopathic medical schools in this country.
The body has an innate ability to heal itself given the right tools and I am here to help you stop managing symptoms, while supporting you on your journey to optimal health.
Dr. Kaz is a native of Barrington, RI and is a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and the Vice President of the Rhode Island Association of Naturopathic Physicians.
Area of Emphasis: Chronic Illness, Gastrointestinal disorders, Mood Disorders, Lyme Disease, Mold toxicity, Thyroid conditions, Diabetes and Nutrition
Avena Integrative Medical Center
158 Pomfret Street
Putnam, CT 06260
Phone: 860 963-2250
Fax: 866 281-7088
Instagram at drkaznd
Erica LePore, ND
Area of Emphasis: 21 Day Detox & Elimination Diet
All That Matters
315 Main Street, Wakefield, RI 02879
Deirdre J. O'Connor, ND*
Dr. Deirdre O’Connor is the founder and clinical director of Natura Medica. She earned her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine in 1985 from Bastyr University and has been in private practice for over 30 years. She is a current member and past Board of Directors member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, Connecticut Association of Naturopathic Physicans and the Rhode Island Association of Naturopathic Physicians. Because she believes that health education is an important component of a healthier health care system care, she has lectured both locally and nationally on numerous natural health topics.
“I enjoy practicing primary care naturopathic medicine because it gives me so many opportunities to help create positive changes in a patient’s health. I am committed to helping others experience a greater sense of well-being and enjoyment in their lives.”
In addition to using clinical nutrition, botanical medicine and homeopathy, she emphasizes a preventative approach to health care by empowering her patients to live healthier lives. She teaches each of her patients how changes in their diet, exercise patterns and emotional responses can have positive effects on their health.
Outside of medicine, Dr. O’Connor enjoys biking, hiking, medicinal botany, cross-country skiing and birding. She believes that her good health and vitality are a direct result of her relationship with nature.
Area of Emphasis: General practice & preventative care
Contact Info: NATURA MEDICA
12 Roosevelt Avenue
Mystic, CT 06355
Cathy Picard, ND
Dr. Cathy Picard is a Naturopathic Physician certified in Bowen Therapy, Biotherapeutic Drainage (a European system of homeopathic healing) and Integrative Pediatrics. She offers general family care, complimentary pediatrics, preconception care, and support for healthy aging at Nature Cures Clinic in North Smithfield, RI. Along with caring for patients in her home state since 2005, Dr. Cathy is an avid learner and has been engaged in ongoing training in homeopathy, nutrigenomics, functional medicine, and international innovations in Naturopathic care. She has helped her patients recover from a wide variety of chronic illnesses including but not limited to autoimmune diseases, chronic pain, hormonal imbalances, allergies, eczema, asthma, gastrointestinal issues, and pediatric developmental and mood disorders.
Central to Naturopathic philosophy is the concept that the human body has an innate ability to heal when obstacles are removed and support is provided. Gentle therapies that work with the body and stimulate healing are central to Dr. Cathy’s practice. She also offers functional lab testing in order to evaluate and treat system imbalances that are missed by conventional diagnostic testing.
Professional affiliations include the Rhode Island Association of Naturopathic Physicians, American Association of Integrative Medicine, Pediatric Association of Naturopathic Physicians and Autism Research Institute. She may be reached at 401-597-0477 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Area of Emphasis: Family medicine & preventative care
Nature Cures Clinic
250 Eddie Dowling Highway
North Smithfield, RI 02896
Tia Trivisonno ND, LAc, MSOM*
Naturopathic Doctor & Licensed Acupuncturist
Dr. Tia Trivisonno is a naturopathic physician and licensed acupuncturist who graduated with high honors in classical Chinese medicine from the oldest accredited naturopathic medical school in North America, the National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM), located in Portland, OR. During her six-year course of study at NCNM, Dr. Trivisonno received certification from the New England School of Homeopathy and completed a two-year mentorship in women’s health. Her study of Chinese medicine emphasized a return to its classical roots through a deeper understanding of the ancient medical texts of China as well as a focus in the tradition of five-element acupuncture and practitioner cultivation through the practice of qigong.
Dr. Trivisonno’s passion for natural medicine began with a strong desire to offer guidance for health and wellbeing to patients and their families by emphasizing individualized prevention, education and empowerment. She is trained through the art and science of natural medicine to blend the conventional wisdom of biomedical diagnostic techniques with preventive strategies that utilize a wide variety of therapies including herbal medicine, diet and nutrition, counseling, acupuncture, and homeopathy.
During her time as an undergrad, Dr. Trivisonno studied yoga and Ayurvedic medicine for a semester in India. After earning a B.A. in environmental studies from Hobart and William Smith Colleges in New York, she spent two years doing environmental work as a Peace Corps volunteer in Paraguay. There she developed a love of service and a deep respect for cultural traditions and indigenous medicine. She believes that working to improve the health of each individual will contribute to a healthier planet.
Area of Emphasis:
Women’s health, Gastrointestinal disorders, Endocrine imbalances, Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia, Fatigue, Diabetes, Lyme Disease
997 Glen Cove Avenue
Glen Head, NY 11545
*These naturopathic doctors are currently practicing outside of Rhode Island. However, they are living in and/or are connected to the Rhode Island community. They maintain their membership with the RIANP.