Dr. Alison Kerns ND
Dr. Alison Kerns is a naturopathic physician dedicated to unraveling the root cause of suffering and disease. She works with her patients on a physical, mental, emotional, psychic, and spiritual level. She embodies the philosophy of vitalistic medicine, honoring the vital force and self-healing capacity in each of her patients.
Dr. Alison completed her medical education at Bastyr University. She received a bachelor’s degree in ecological and social geography at Miami University, focusing on earth and cultural preservation. She became a certified massage therapist at the Boulder College of Massage Therapy and a certified yoga teacher at the Shambhava School of Yoga, deepening her understanding and connection with the body, mind, and spirit.
Dr. Alison completed a two-year residency and then an associate position with Dietrich Klinghardt, MD, PhD at the Sophia Health Institute focused on complex chronic disease, persistent Lyme disease, therapeutic injections, and psychokinesiology (PK)/emotional trauma work. She has pursued training in advanced homeopathy from the New England School of Homeopathy, hypnotherapy training with Mary Lee LaBay, advanced yoga training with Shiva Rea and Seane Corn and advanced biofeedback with Dr. Brad Lichtenstein.
She has cultivated and continues to deepen her own spiritual connection. While in medical school she completed a three-year program in cross-cultural shamanic medicine with the Sundust Oracle Institute. She continues to study Buddhist meditation, compassion, and contemplative practices with Joel Levey, PhD and Michelle Levey.
When not working, Dr. Alison has a love for dancing, yoga, drawing, painting, running and hiking, cooking, traveling, and enjoying all that this world has to offer with her husband and her daughter.