About the Doctors

                    Dr. Raistrick           Dr. Amicone             Dr. Murphy

Dr. Jonathan Raistrick received his naturopathic doctoral degree in 1990 from Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington and undergraduate degree in 1986 from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, IL.

Starting in 1990, Dr. Raistrick began seeing patients on a full time basis in Connecticut.

In addition to his practice, he is a contributing author to The Textbook of Natural Medicine and has written articles for the American Holistic Medical Association.

Presently Dr Raistrick is Chairman of the Connecticut Board of Naturopathic Examiners at the State of Connecticut Department of Public Health.

Dr. Raistrick keeps active with his wife Dana and his sons Ian and Pearson. His family enjoys numerous outdoor activities including sailing, skiing and hiking. He is also an outdoor emergency care instructor for the National Ski Patrol as well as a ski patroller at Okemo Mountain in VT.

Dr. Amicone

Dr. Christina Amicone graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor of Science in nutrition and a minor in Biology. She achieved her doctorate in naturopathic medicine from Bastyr University in Seattle, WA, a school renowned for it's foundation in the medical sciences. She spent 3 years in a naturopathic residency program in Montana with a focus on naturopathic oncology and primary care. She worked with medical and radiation oncologists, co-managing oncology patients to prevent and reduce the side-effects of conventional treatments, prevent cancer recurrence and improve quality of life. Her residency also included a focus on naturopathic primary care at the largest naturopathic clinic in Montana and surrounding states. She has a special interest in naturopathic detoxification, gastrointestinal problems (including irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease), women’s health (annual exams, menstrual problems and menopause), autoimmune diseases, food sensitivities and cancer care.

Dr. Amicone is currently seeing patients at The Center for Natural Medicine in Watertown, CT. She is a provider for Anthem, Aetna, Cigna and Connecticare. Not all plans cover naturopathic care and we do ask that you verify this before your visit.

Welcome Dr. Robert M. Murphy N.D.

Doctor Robert M. Murphy N.D. is a leader in the field of Naturopathic Medicine, utilizing over 31 years of experience as a naturopathic doctor to help individuals in optimizing their health and restoring wellness. Dr. Murphy started his health care career as a critical care nurse, and draws upon that experience in his natural medicine family practice. He has dedicated his practice to serving his patients using his deep knowledge of natural medicine connecting emotionally and spiritually, and using his hands as tools to heal and relieve pain.

His services and skills include:

  • Family Medicine/ General practice/ Diagnosis/ Treatment

  • Physical Exams

  • General laboratory testing/ Food Allergy Testing/ Skilled phlebotomy

  • Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis

  • Adrenal hormone assessment

  • First Line Therapy/ Body Composition Analysis

  • Ordering/interpreting X-Rays, MRI's, CT's, Ultrasounds, etc.

  • Physical Medicine, Physiotherapy, Spinal Manipulation, Bowen technique

  • Orthotics fitting

  • Acupuncture

  • Cardiovascular health

  • Dermatology

  • Urology/ Men's Health

  • Gastrointestinal Health

  • Infectious Health

  • Lyme Disease

  • EENT/ Ear Cleaning

  • Natural Pharmacy

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