Ryan Phillips, ND, MPH, BCB, CHES earned his doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University in 2020 and his Master of Public Health in 2021. In addition to 4 years of training in primary care, herbal/botanical medicine, physical medicine, nutrition, and behavioral medicine, he also completed extra rotations and coursework in biofeedback therapy and pediatrics. He earned his BCIA board certification as a biofeedback practitioner in 2021. Dr. Phillips is a member of the PsychANP, PedANP, and CoAND.
So far in his career, Dr. Phillips has primarily focused on integrative approaches to mental health conditions such as anxiety, panic disorders, depression, PTSD, and ADD/ADHD in pediatric, adolescent, and adult populations. He loves to work in the gray zone where mental and physical health overlap in conditions such as in IBS, functional digestive disorders, insomnia, chronic pain disorders, etc. At NatureMed, he is looking to expand his areas of focus and dive deeper into chronic conditions as a member of a diverse integrative team.
Dr. Phillips earned a B.A. in Global Studies in 2003 which led to over a decade of work in remote corners of the Indian Himalayas. During this time, he organized underdeveloped communities to establish schools, health centers, and a regional ambulance service. He helped to train village women as health workers and mobilized communities to prevent disease through hygiene, sanitation, and vaccination initiatives. Ryan now lives in the foothills with his wife and four children where he enjoys an active lifestyle of cycling, hiking, and mountaineering. He also enjoys international travel and has trekked extensively throughout Nepal, India, Tibet, Bhutan, and the Andes.