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The Maine Association of Naturopathic Doctors (MAND) is a professional association of naturopathic doctors (NDs) who live and work in Maine. Our members are graduates of accredited four-year, graduate-level, in-residence naturopathic medical programs. The MAND is dedicated to advancing the principles of naturopathic medicine and expanding Maine’s consumers’ access to this important natural, prevention-based form of health care. In Maine, Naturopathic Doctors (ND’s) must hold a doctorate in naturopathic medicine from one of five accredited naturopathic medical schools in North America. This degree is a guarantee to the public that the holder possesses the requisite didactic and clinical training to practice Naturopathic Medicine. The doctorate degree prepares ND’s to be primary care general practitioners and to work together with other medical providers. Naturopathic Doctors are experts in the use of natural therapies and drug/nutrient, drug/herb interactions. For this reason Naturopathic Doctors are nationally recognized as experts in the field of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) and are included on the White House Commission on CAM and the advisory board for the National Institutes of Health.

Maine Association of Naturopathic Doctors

For more info call: (207) 469-5534 or email: drmorgie@hotmail.com


2017 MAND CE Conference

Friday, March 3, 2017  – 8am – 5pm, Harraseeket Inn, Freeport, ME





8:00 Registration and Breakfast
8:30-10 Dr Miles Simmons MD- Functional Medicine in Mental Health
10-10:15 Break- Please thank our sponsors!
10:15-11:45 Dr Bob Scott ND- Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
11:45-12:45 Lunch
12:45-1:45 Dr Richard Maurer ND- Longevity Metabolism
1:45-2:45 Dr Terry Lee Cookson ND, LAc- Neurobiology 102
2:45-3:00 Break- Don’t forget to be filling out your survey!
3:00-4:00 Dr Nate Petley ND- Adaptogenic Herbs: Not Just for the Adrenals
4:00-5:00 Dr Scott Mulliken ND- Lyme and Co-Infection Update
5:00 – Please turn in your name tag, survey, and sign-out to receive your CE Certificate

2017 Speaker Biographies

Dr Miles Simmons MD As a holistic psychiatrist, Dr. Simmons looks to nutrition, lifestyle modification and various healing techniques to affect the greatest outcome for the patient. In working with patients over the years, Dr. Simmons has come to believe that love in its many forms and/or coping with the absence of love, constitutes the fulcrum upon which suffering and healing turn. He believes that love in the form of listening with full presence, whether as a friend or family member or healing practitioner, also includes listening to the body as a teacher. His services include Holistic Psychiatry, Functional Medicine, Psychopharmacology, Psychotherapy, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Therapy through Casco Bay TMS, Thought-Field Therapy/ Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) and Tappas Accupressure Technique. In addition to his work at Integrative Health Center of Maine in Portland, Maine and his private practice of over 26 years, Dr. Simmons has managed treatment units in private and public psychiatric hospitals, consulted in therapeutic high schools and residential treatment centers, and served in community mental health centers.

Dr Robert Scott ND has served as a clinical consultant to health care practitioners since 2007. He offers educational seminars, teleconferences, and webinars throughout New England. He is a graduate of the University of Bridgeport with a Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine as well as a Masters in both the Science of Human Nutrition, and in Acupuncture. He later returned to the University of Bridgeport to teach numerous classes in Health Science.

Dr Richard Maurer ND demystifies blood tests & body fat measurements to reveal your unique diet & fitness needs for metabolic recovery & health. He can be followed with @drrichardmaurer or #Thebloodcode.com

Dr Terry Lee Cookson ND LAc received her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine and Master of Science in Oriental Medicine degrees from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon in 2004. In addition to the four-year naturopathic program and the three-year course of study in Classical Chinese medicine, Dr. Cookson also studied homeopathy for two years with Dr. Luc DeSchepper and enjoyed a two-month internship at the Shree Mumbadevi Homoeopathic Hospital in Mumbai, India. Terry is currently studying Interpersonal Neurobiology and resonant empathy with Sarah Peyton, the author of the forthcoming book Your Resonant Self, part of the Norton series on Interpersonal Neurobiology, and Susan Skye, founder of New Depths.

Dr. Nathaniel Petley ND obtained his naturopathic medical degree at the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut and practices in Waterville at Maine Center for Natural Health.  He is an accomplished clinical herbalist and offers a three-year herb apprenticeship out of his office.  When not practicing or lecturing, Dr. Petley can be found gardening, hiking the hills of Maine, and photographing the world around him.

Dr Scott Mulliken ND is a Graduate of National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon 2001. After practicing medicine briefly in Montana, Dr. Mulliken returned to Maine and has been in practice in the Kennebunk area since 2002. Dr. Mulliken has been treating Lyme Disease and Tick-Borne Illness since 2002.  He also focuses on Environmental Illness, Irritable Bowel Disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Auto-Immune Conditions and Thyroid conditions from the Naturopathic approach to Health and Healing.