Naturopathic physicians are licensed by the state of Connecticut to diagnose and treat illnesses with natural therapeutics. They receive four years of medical training, including a two-year clinical internship. Naturopathic medicine is science-based and naturopathic physicians possess excellent diagnostic skills. The natural therapies and the philosophy on which naturopathy is based have been effectively used for centuries.

Our doctors have a special interest in helping patients with both acute and chronic ailments like:

  • Allergies – environmental and food
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Asperger’s
  • Autoimmune diseases- Hashimoto’s, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, Multiple Sclerosis
  • Cancer – integrative therapies during and after chemo and radiation
  • Cardiovascular disease and Metabolic Syndrome
  • Children’s Conditions – ADHD, Frequent Ear Infections, Eczema, Asthma and Allergies
  • Chronic infections- Lyme Disease, Hepatitis C, Epstein Barr Virus
  • Digestive Disorders – Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Chronic Diarrhea, Celiac Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s Disease
  • Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Headaches and Chronic Pain
  • High Blood Pressure and High Cholesterol
  • Musculoskeletal Problems
  • Neurological Disorders- Tic disorder, Numbness and Tingling, Tremors, Vertigo
  • Overweight and Obesity
  • Prostate Disorders, Erectile Dysfunction
  • Skin Conditions- Eczema, Psoriasis, Acne, Rosacea, Fungal infections
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Type 2 Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome
  • Women’s medicine – PMS, Menopausal Symptoms, GYN Exams, Interstitial Cystitis, PCOS, Endometriosis, Painful periods

Treatment modalities include dietary and lifestyle recommendations, nutritional supplementation, phytomedicines, physical medicine and counseling. Each case is studied thoroughly, and conventional laboratory tests, imaging, and referrals to other physicians may be advised. The primary approach is to use the least invasive treatment required for the patient’s condition.


We are in-network providers for Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, and Cigna. Other plans may have out-of-network benefits. If you do not have insurance benefits, we offer a 10% discount on services rendered.

This service is offered by the following providers:

Dr. Jennifer J. Stagg, Naturopathic Physician

Dr. Aylah Clark, Naturopathic Physician

Dr. Karen Bender, Naturopathic Physician, Registered Nurse