Modern medicine leaves much to be desired for those who want a natural approach to health and wellness. At NOBU Integrative Medicine in North Bend, Washington, the team of specialists takes a different approach to health through naturopathic medicine. Michelle Walter, ND, Jessica Hoffman, RDN, CD, and Ashley Brenner, LE, emphasize whole person care and restore the body’s ability to heal itself. Dr. Walter treats a range of conditions and symptoms through natural care, including immune disorders, depression, gastrointestinal dysfunction, and hormonal imbalances. By using a combination of traditional and alternative medicine, she also treats chronic conditions, like high blood pressure, asthma, and thyroid issues. Dr. Walter helps patients achieve vibrant wellness by nourishing the body, moving it in the right direction, and keeping a positive attitude. Whether it’s removing toxins or rebuilding the immune system, she combines modern medicine with the wisdom of ancient practices to bring patients the best in natural health care. A registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN), Jessica Hoffman helps patients understand nutrition and what it can do for their bodies. She specializes in food allergies and nutritional health, as well as prenatal and pediatric nutrition. Beyond encouraging dietary changes, Jessica teaches patients real-life skills by providing grocery store tours and meal planning. Understanding food as medicine, Jessica earned her degree in nutritional science from Bastyr University. Ashley Brenner, LE, was born and raised in Bellevue, Washington, before deciding to attend the Gary Manuel Aveda Institute in Seattle to become a licensed esthetician. Learning how to restore balance, she focuses on healing skin from the inside out. Ashley is passionate about skin care and uses a holistic approach to help patients with a variety of issues, including acne and aging. At NOBU Integrative Medicine, the naturopathic practitioners balance the body’s functions, promoting self-healing and regulation. By creating individualized treatment plans that address whole-person care, they naturally restore health and wellness.