Dr. Donna Beck, ND (Owner)
Dr. Donna Beck is the founder and owner of A Family Wellness Center.
Dr. Donna Beck received 4 years of undergraduate training at Chemekata Community College in Salem OR and Portland State University where she focused on pre-med studies, psychology, nutrition and exercise therapeutics. After an additional 4 years of intensive study, in 1992, Dr. Beck received her doctorate from the prestigious: National College of Natural Medicine (www.ncnm.edu). She then completed a 2-year post-graduate family residency program at the NCNM teaching clinic. Dr. Beck went on to teach at NCNM for over 15 years, with a special emphasis on physical medicine (bodywork) modalities, and naturopathic spinal alignment techniques.
She served 3 years on NCNM‘s board of directors and was the Chair of the College’s Academic Affairs Committee. Other professional service included a 3-year term on the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine where public safety and professional licensing issues are upheld in accordance to Oregon statues and administrative ruling.
Dr. Beck holds membership in the Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians and The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians. All licensed ND’s are required to complete over 40 hours per year of continuing education, including 10 hours relating to pharmacy topics and 2 hours of medical ethics.
Make an appointment with Dr. Beck and either start or continue your journey to reach optimum health and wellness in your life.
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Meet Dr. Erika Sigrist, ND, LAc (Associate)
Dr. Sigrist was born in Oregon and is a Northwest native. She graduated from the University of Oregon in 2002 with a bachelor degree in Art History and then went on to receive her medical training at the National College of Natural Medicine where she enjoyed using diet and nutrition, botanicals, homeopathy and IV therapy. Knowing from the very beginning of her medical training that she wanted to combine her Naturopathic training with Chinese medicine she went on to pursue further schooling in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Dr. Sigrist is a 2011 graduate, from The Oregon College of Oriental Medicine where she used acupuncture and Chinese herbs to treat chronic and acute pain, gynecological issues, and stress management. She participated in the study abroad program in Nanjing, China where she was able to participate in an integrated system of a hospital setting that also included acupuncture and Chinese herbs. With her training in two distinct fields she is excited to use acupuncture and Chinese Botanicals in combination with Naturopathic modalities to help treat a wide range of conditions.
Dr. Sigrist practices part-time and she also is a part-time faculty member at The Oregon College of Oriental Medicine.
Meet Dr. Delia ND (Associate)
Dr. Delia Sewell is a licensed Naturopathic Physician. A transplant from the south, she earned her premedical bachelor of science degree with a full scholarship from Kennesaw State University near Atlanta, Georgia. She then attended the prestigious National College of Natural Medicine where she received her Naturopathic Doctor degree and clinical training.Trained as a general practitioner, she is comfortable addressing a wide variety of health concerns. Her approach includes the use of botanical medicine, nutritional consultation, homeopathy, lifestyle counseling, and hands-on techniques including ultrasound therapy and naturopathic manipulation.
“Above all,” Dr. Sewell explains, “I value getting to know each of my patients, which allows me to provide compassionate, empowering, and customized care to fit your needs. I aim to encourage the body’s own self-healing process through the use of natural therapies, combining both ancient healing methods and modern scientific research.”
Dr. Sewell has a personal website for her practice, New Leaf Health and Wellness. In addition, she has started a local Facebook group, Health Conscious in Gresham, for those interested in sharing natural health related recipes, articles, and information. She is available to see patients Monday-Friday at A Family Wellness Center.
Meet Yeimy (Office Manager)
Yeimy is the Office Manager/Medical Assistant here at A Family Wellness Center; she completed a medical assisting certificate course through Carrington College in February of 2015. She is responsible for obtaining vitals and running the reception desk, which includes; scheduling, billing, answering the phone, etc… Yeimy is fluent in English and Spanish, and takes great pleasure in making sure all the patients are each taken care of. She is the friendly voice that our patients hear when calling in to our office. She looks forward for your call to schedule your next appointment!
In her free time, Yeimy enjoys the outdoors; fishing, crafting, and spending time with her family; she is married and has two dogs.