The physicians at Collaborative Natural Health Partners are committed to the community and education. We offer lectures on a variety of topics for professionals, corporations and the general public.

Past Events

Fasting Mimicking Diet

For centuries, fasting has been used to promote mental clarity, physical rejuvenation, and spiritual awakening. Today, fasting is a “diet darling,” currently being researched in over 2800 clinical trials. Naturopathic Doctor Lauren Young shares research information behind this new fasting diet (not intermittent fasting), how it works and the benefits of this program.


An Integrative Approach to Varicose Veins

Approximately 23% of US adults have varicose veins, especially women. Naturopath, Lauren Young, ND and General Surgeon, Laureen Rubino, MD, discuss what varicose veins are, how to best prevent varicose veins and the different treatment options available to manage the condition.


Osteoporosis, Osteopenia, Low Bone Density – What is the Newest in Bone Care

Naturopath, Lauren Young, ND and Doctor of Physical Therapy, Jennifer YuRhy Lee, PT, DPT’s discussion on the importance of bone density. Bone density is vitally important as we age because less-dense bones are more likely to break and can put you at risk for osteopenia and osteoporosis. Dr. Young and Dr. Lee discuss the differences between osteopenia and osteoporosis, what the risks are and the diagnosis for each. They also provide information on universal treatment options and natural treatment that include diet, acupuncture, homeopathy, yoga and more, as well as supplements beyond calcium that can help.


Heart Health: Beyond the Basics

Naturopathic Physician Craig Fasullo explains the basics of heart health and the risk factors associated with heart diseases. He discusses the comprehensive testing available related to heart health, as well as the latest research. Lastly he identifies steps one can take at home to take care of themselves and their heart.


From Breathing to Biofeedback: Managing Stress in a Chaotic World

Is our Chaotic World stressing you out? How are you managing your daily stress? Did you know that the nervous system is responsible for: Intelligence, learning, your memory, thoughts, feelings, movement, and basic functions like the beating of your heart, breathing, digestion and more? Naturopath Doctor Craig Fasullo discusses how the nervous system functions and how that makes us feel. He talks about the relationship between high stress and chronic health conditions like heart disease, diabetes, and obesity; and share some exercises to do at home to feel better. He also introduces biofeedback therapy, a treatment to help promote the balance of your nervous system and overall health.


Why Am I Losing My Hair?

Are you losing your hair and don’t know why? Hair loss or hair thinning is one of the worst things to experience, especially when you weren’t expecting it. Naturopath Carissa Fioritto, ND, RN, discusses the different types of hair loss, screening tools to identify possible underlying issues that may be causing hair loss and treatment options.


Healthy Habits and Wellness Coaching

Naturopath, Lauren Young, ND and Registered Nurse, Sierra Cameron share information about the science of basic lifestyle changes, establishing smart goals and how you can set yourself up for success. Learn how to access your wellness as a whole (health & wellbeing, friends & family, personal development & growth, romance, fun & recreation, physical environment, career & money), strategic ways to manage stress, and how to change your view of stress in your life.


Intermittent Fasting

Research shows that intermittent fasting is a way to manage weight and prevent, or even reverse some forms of disease. Naturopaths Lauren Young, ND and Jaylin Holland, ND discuss intermittent fasting, the different types of fasting, including fasting mimicking diets and how to get started. They also provide evidenced based data that shows how intermittent fasting can help improve symptoms of chronic conditions.


Introduction to the Wahls Protocol

This is an introductory video on the Wahls Protocol dietary plan. This dietary protocol is geared toward reducing inflammation and supporting cellular health by removing food intolerances and gaining vitamins and nutrients through food. As a Wahls Protocol Certified Health Professional, Dr. Burkman is passionate about using food as medicine and is excited to bring this protocol to her practice at Collaborative Natural Health Partners.


Integrative Medicine for the Therapist

This course will offer 6 accredited CEs to licensed therapists and social workers to familiarize themselves with how integrative medicine approaches mood disorders.