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What are naturopaths, and how do they treat mental illness?

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Doctors like naturopaths (NDs) are specialists in complementary and alternative medicines, holistic medicine, nutritional medicine, and herbal medicine treatments. They may be able to prescribe standard medications but often choose different approaches that combine natural medicines with mental health therapies such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).

As part of a wellness plan or treatment, they may recommend other mental health therapists such as life coaches, psychologists, or other kinds of psychotherapists.

From: Doctors Who Treat Mental Illness WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on February 07, 2017
Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on February 07, 2017

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