Winter 2017: Volume 7, Number 1


Table of Contents

  1. Happy 2017 from All of Us at the COE!
  2. Exploring a New Treatment Offering at the COE: Craniosacral Therapy
  3. Detoxify & Strengthen your Digestive System with Colon Hydrotherapy
  4. Connecticut Naturopathic Legislative Update
  5. 3 Reasons to Get an Opus23 Report
  6. COE Winter 2017 Hours

Happy 2017 From All Of Us At The COE!book

We are starting the year off with the exciting release of the 20th Anniversary Edition of Eat Right for Your Type by Dr. Peter D’Adamo.

It is hard to believe that 20 years have passed so quickly. This book began Dr. D’Adamo’s continuing research in personalized/generative medicine. As COE patients, you’ve benefited from SWAMI, Opus23, and the continuing refinement of exploring what makes you an individual. True to his nature, Dr. D’Adamo’s research continues…stay tuned for what’s next.

Pathfinders 120617 - Dr. Peter D'Adamo - Dr. R. Brody - COE - PaHere’s a peak at the next generation of naturopathic doctors. Dr. D’Adamo recently hosted the Pathfinder group at the COE, and we truly have one of the greatest collections of talent in all of the ND programs.

To continued health, well-being and to seeing you in the new year.

The COE Staff

Exploring a New Treatment Offering at the COE: Craniosacral Therapy

By: Tegan Moore, ND

While advanced technology provides us with amazing insights into the internal ongoings of the human body, medicine today is often lacking in one key component of healing and diagnosis – touch. For thousands of years and across all cultures, healers have diagnosed and treated patients using their hands as the most readily accessible and effective tool.

Craniosacral therapy not only follows but also elevates this tradition using a highly developed and effective subtle touch technique designed to restore balance to the rhythmic flow of spinal fluid surrounding the brain and spinal nerves. The resulting feeling is often described as a profound sense of calm and relaxed centeredness. As the central nervous system comes to a state of rest many patients describe a reduction in neurologically based chronic symptoms like low back pain, migraines, TMJ, and even chronic sinus and/or ear congestion.

Like so many other structures of the body, the craniosacral system is highly complex, using a steady rhythmic pulse of cerebrospinal fluid flowing up and down the spine from the base of the skull to the base of the pelvis, to keep the body’s many functions in sync.

When an injury or disturbance to the body occurs, that rhythm can be disrupted or altered. Through light touch and subtle manipulation of the cranial bones, spine and pelvis, a craniosacral practitioner can evaluate and optimize the craniosacral rhythm. This slight manipulation effectively restores a balanced flow to the cerebrospinal fluid that protects and nourishes the brain and spinal nerves thereby encouraging proper bodily mechanics and neurological facility.

Craniosacral therapy is suitable for people of all ages including infants, children and seniors, and can be effective in treating a number of different acute or chronic cases. If you feel that treating your pain has hit an impasse and are looking for a new road to wellness, craniosacral therapy, now offered at the COE, may just be for you.

quoteOver the last 10 years, I have experienced craniosacral therapy to be highly effective for a wide variety of health issues. This therapy has helped me heal quickly and thoroughly from several injuries caused by falls, and most recently resolved a severe case of carpel tunnel syndrome that other providers had not been able to affect at all. I have a job that I love but that requires long and arduous workweeks and lots of travel. Craniosacral therapy, with its ability to regulate and support the natural rhythms of my body, helps to restore my balance and keep me relaxed and focused even when I am under a lot of pressure. I am a true devotee of this profound approach to healing!

Mary L. – Midwife, Professional Association Executive & Health Policy Advisor

Detoxify & Strengthen your Digestive System with Colon Hydrotherapy

pattiDid you know the COE has a Colonic Hydrotherapist? Patti has been working with us for about seven years, and she brings over 20 years worth of experience to her role as a colon hydroptherapist. Colonic Hydrotherapy is a gentle way to bring purified water into your colon helping to relieve constipation, gas, bloating, fatigue, and to promote overall wellness. If you are interested in resetting your digestive health and detoxifying from all those avoid foods you consumed over the holidays, consider a Colonic Hydrotherapy appointment.

Connecticut Naturopathic Legislative Update

By: Robert Brody, ND

npa-logoThe Connecticut Naturopathic Physicians Association has been pushing for a scope modernization of the Law governing naturopathic physicians in the state of CT. The original Law was written in 1923 and has limited the use of natural treatments from naturopathic physicians to patients.

Dr. Robert Brody and the COE Staff Physicians have been working for years trying to update this law. With an update of the Law, COE Staff Physicians could perform nutritional IV treatments, administer Vitamin B12/Vitamin D shots, and manage, prescribe or more importantly, un-prescribe medications when no longer needed.

If you are interested in helping, please consider talking to your local CT legislator.

To learn more, please visit:

opus-logo3 Reasons to Get an Opus23 Report

By: Peter D’Adamo, ND

Opus23 is a revolutionary software program written by Dr. Peter D’Adamo. Opus23 takes your raw 23andMe genetic data and uBiome microbiome reports and creates a one of a kind glimpse into who you are as an individual, your health challenges, strengths and weaknesses.

As little as ten years ago, this type of analysis would have cost many tens of thousands of dollars. Dr. D’Adamo’s skills as a coder now allow your clinician to harness the power of your genetics and to optimize your microbiome (the internal ecosystem in your digestive tract) at a price that is affordable by anyone.

opus-report-2Simply put, Opus23 allows you and your clinician to:

  1. Predict: Health trends, your aging process, how you manage stress.
  2. Prevent: The onset of predisposed illness with a strategic, focused health plan.
  3. Personalize: A comprehensive lifestyle and health protocol that is based totally on YOU… your genetic inheritance, your current state of health, and your future trends.

Here’s a short check list of what needs to be done for your Opus23 report:

  • COE clinician recommends Opus23 and a COE nutrigenomic consult
  • Schedule the COE nutrigenomic consult at least 8 weeks in advance with the front desk
  • Purchase a 23andMe test kit from (Ancestry – $99 USD)
  • Carefully follow all the instructions when the kit arrives, collect a saliva sample, fill out all forms, and return to 23andMe ASAP
  • Provide raw data to COE when notification is received that your 23andMe test results are ready
  • Download the raw data file and email it to the address we’ve provided to you
  • Supply us with the login data and we will download it for you
  • Show up for your scheduled nutrigenomic consult for the Opus23 analysis results and prepare to be amazed.

Don’t you want the very best roadmap to health & well-being?
Book your Opus23 report now.

COE Winter 2017 Hours

Student Shift: 10:00am – 1:30pm
Dr. Robert Brody: 2:00pm – 4:30pm
Dr. Meghan Gonick: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Student Shift: 2:15pm – 5:30pm
Dr. Robert Brody: 9:30am – 1:30pm
Dr. Natalie Colicci: 9:00am – 1:30pm

Dr. Robert Brody: 9:30am – 11:30am
Dr. Tara Nayak: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Dr. Tegan Moore: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Patti Hartman: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Dr. Robert Brody: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Dr. Maria Zangara: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Dr. Robert Brody: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Dr. Maria Zangara: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Dr. Robert Brody: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Dr. Meghan Gonick: 9:00am – 12:00pm