A naturopathic physician, lecturer, teacher, industry leader and author, Dr. Jonathan Goodman pursued his medical training at the renowned Bastyr University of Natural Health Sciences in Seattle, receiving his Doctorate in 1999. He completed his residency at Griffin Hospital’s Integrative Medicine Center, where conventional and holistic doctors collaborate in patient care.
In addition to private practice, Dr. Goodman has been an adjunct professor at the University of Bridgeport’s College of Naturopathic Medicine, where he taught Gastroenterology and Oncology to medical students for seven years. He is also the author of The Omega Solution, an easy to understand guide to the health benefits of essential fatty acids, and of The Good Foods, pending release, a manifesto for preventing and reversing the chronic diseases so prevalent today.
Dr. Goodman was appointed by Governor M. Jodi Rell to serve on the Connecticut State Board of Naturopathic Examiners, overseeing his colleagues in the profession. Dr. Goodman serves as vice president of the Connecticut Naturopathic Physicians Association.
Treating Lyme and Tick-Borne Illness
Dr. Goodman is a member of ILADS, an organization of doctors and others committed to treating tick-borne illness in the most effective way, with both conventional and holistic treatments. ILADS doctors understand that a patient’s symptoms speak more loudly than any laboratory result, and that compassionate, enlightened care is vital to addressing the often devastating effects of tick-borne disease.
Lose Weight, Feel Better, Stay Healthy:
Dr. Goodman provides weight loss solutions for his patients, focusing on the individual: his or her metabolism, food sensitivities, life circumstances, and obstacles such as addiction or dependence on food or other substances. By focusing on the solution, not the problem, Dr. Goodman empowers his patients to little by little change and become healthier. By knowing they can change and control their weight, Dr. Goodman’s patients feel better and go on to stay healthy.
Nobody loses weight in a straight line — we all slip up — the trick is to get back on track as quickly as possible, forgive ourselves and press ahead. Follow his Blog for useful information on weight loss and health.