Nicole McCarter, N.D.
Nicole McCarter, ND is a naturopathic doctor specializing in digestive disorders, hormonal imbalance, skin problems, and disease prevention.
Dr. McCarter completed her Bachelor of Science in Biology at the University of Nevada Reno. She then attended Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, Arizona; known as the most comprehensive nutrition and herbal medicine curriculum in the country. After graduating she completed a residency at Grain Integrative Health in Portland, Oregon. Dr. McCarter is a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Medicine and the California Naturopathic Doctors Association.
Dr. McCarter's approach combines the wisdom of Naturopathic medicine with the science of conventional medicine, mind-body therapies and other healing modalities. Dr. McCarter looks beyond your diagnosis and wants to know why you have these symptoms. Looking for the underlying cause is a principle on which Naturopathic Medicine is founded. Dr. McCarter believes strongly in the six principles that guide the Naturopathic physician:
The Healing Power of Nature
Trust in the body’s inherent wisdom to heal itself.
Identify and Treat the Causes
Look beyond the symptoms to the underlying cause.
First Do No Harm
Utilize the most natural, least invasive and least toxic therapies.
Doctor as Teacher
Educate patients in the steps to achieving and maintaining health.
Treat the Whole Person
View the body as an integrated whole in all its physical and spiritual dimensions.
Focus on overall health, wellness and disease prevention.
Dr. McCarter uses safe, effective and natural therapies to help per patients restore optimal health and vitality. These therapies include nutritional assessment and lifestyle counseling, herbal medicine, nutritional supplements, and homeopathy. These therapies stimulate the natural healing processes and nurture the body back to health rather than suppressing symptoms with medications.
Dr. McCarter has a passion for helping patients recognize and accomplish their health goals and looks forward to helping you start, or continue your journey to optimal health and vitality.