Dr. Amy Rothenberg graduated from Antioch College with a degree in Biology. She holds a Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon. She has been in private practice since graduating in 1986.
In her practice Dr. Rothenberg takes time to understand patient’s ailments and how those ailments impact the rest of their lives. She is interested in the whole person: body, mind, and spirit. She uses modern medical diagnostic approaches to help arrive at an accurate understanding of a patient’s issues and is interested in understanding the stressors that impact her patients’ lives.
Then Dr. Rothenberg utilizes therapeutic nutrition through food and supplementation, botanical medicine, homeopathy, exercise, mindfulness, and other lifestyle modifications to create an individualized patient plan that aims to restore health and improve vitality. Though many of her patients suffer with chronic ailments, she is also happy to work with those who have acute problems.
In addition to seeing patients, Dr. Rothenberg is a writer and teacher. Her book, The A Capella Singer Who Lost Her Voice & Other Stories from Natural Medicine, BJainArchibel Publishers, was published in 2011. She has long been a contributor to journals, magazines and web platforms that highlight the efficacy and scope of practice of natural medicine. To access her online pieces, click here.
Dr. Rothenberg is known for her lively and accessible, informative lectures to lay and professional audiences throughout this country & abroad. She particularly enjoys teaching that reflects how naturopathic medicine fits into the larger medicine landscape. She teaches at conferences, medical schools, naturopathic schools, nursing programs, and for industry where there is interest in integrating natural medicine approaches.
Dr. Rothenberg is often interviewed by members of the media and by other authors who seek a natural medicine perspective on current health care topics. Please contact us if you’d like more information on how to invite Dr. Rothenberg for a speaking engagement.
For the past 35+ years Dr. Rothenberg has worked to uphold the vitalistic tradition and nurture the naturopathic community through her many efforts in & out of the clinic. She also spearheaded the successful effort to license naturopathic doctors in the state of Massachusetts and is active in both state and national advocacy for the profession.
Along with her husband and partner in practice, Dr. Rothenberg has three grown children. When not busy with the world of natural medicine she enjoys rollerblading, working out, and spending time outdoors in beautiful Western Massachusetts, in her art studio, or on the ballroom dance floor.
Hear Dr. Amy Rothenberg Speak about Homeopathy and Naturopathic Medicine:
- Listen to the lecture given by Dr. Rothenberg, as she shares case studies and observations from her experience working with patients since 1986. This talk was originally delivered for the Kahn Institute at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, 2010: The A Cappella Singer Who Lost Her Voice and Other Stories from Natural Medicine.
- Listen to the first few minutes of Dr. Rothenberg’s CD, entitled What Every Homeopath Wants Their Patient to Know.
Dr. Amy Rothenberg posts periodically on topics related to natural medicine:
She has also published numerous other articles via: