Meet Your Naturopath

Michael Courtright ND is a graduate of the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, Arizona; one of the five accredited schools of Naturopathic Medicine in the United Staes.  A licensed naturopathic physician (ND) attends a four-year, graduate-level naturopathic medical school and is educated in all of the same basic sciences as an MD, but also studies holistic and nontoxic approaches to therapy with a strong emphasis on disease prevention and optimizing wellness. In addition to a standard medical curriculum, the naturopathic physician also studies clinical nutrition, homeopathic medicine, botanical medicine, psychology, and counseling. A naturopathic physician takes rigorous professional board exams so that he or she may be licensed by a state or jurisdiction as a primary care general practice physician.

Military Services

United States Navy-Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class – 8 Years Distinguished Service- 

Awards and Honors

Upon graduation, he was awarded the prestigious Daphne Blayden award for his commitment to Naturopathic Medicine, Academic Excellence, Compassion, Perseverance, a Loving Sense of Humor and a Positive, Supportive Outlook by his colleagues and staff at SCNM.


State of Vermont  Naturopathic Physician  credential # 099.0066538

Professional Associations

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (2004 to Present).

Virginia Association of Naturopathic Physicians (2006 to Present).

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