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Why Health Psychology?

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It’s been quite a journey. I have also studied EMDR and Equine Assisted Psychotherapy. Specializing in Trauma has helped me better understand the root causes of illness, addiction, and stress.

Charlotte M. Test, Coaching for Well-being

Since 2002 I have been in practice as a Traditional Naturopathic Doctor.  I earned my degree from Trinity School of Natural Health who have been providing professional programs of study in Natural Health since 1991.  My education also included business management and dietetics.  Why did I continue my education in Health Psychology?  I have always  felt especially drawn to true mind-body medicine.  Naturopathy somewhat includes the psychological aspects of health but does not delve to the depths I wanted to go in learning the mental/emotional/behavioral, psychological, aspects in why people become physically ill and do not get better. Chronic illness.  Chronic pain.  Chronic blood sugar issues.  Chronic heart issues.  A chronic illness is something an individual is not overcoming.  They may be managing it somewhat but are not truly healing.

20180421_160327.jpgMy graduate studies in Health Psychology provided me insight and expertise which I utilize to guide my clients through life changing…

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Author: Charlotte Test, N.D., M.A, CLC, M-RAS, CAADC

I've been working in the field of natural medicine for several years; as a traditional Naturopath and Master Herbalist since 2002 and as a Certified Natural Health Practitioner since 1997. I have my Masters Degree in Health Psychology with a Post-Master's in General Psychology concentration in counseling and psychotherapy for mental health and addiction. I am a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor. I co-own with my spouse a Pennsylvania state licensed drug and alcohol outpatient facility where we provide therapy for substance abuse and mental health. We provide our clients with a holistic experience in therapy. Our specialties include EMDR, Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, and Mindfulness-based approaches.

2 thoughts on “Why Health Psychology?

  1. Hi Charlotte!, We would like to come back, both separately and together. My schedul;e is more flexible, and could come to whenever is next available in an afternoon. Bob works until 5 MT in Hagerstown, and Thurs in Hancock. He works until 2 on WF.
    Kind regards, Susan Robertson
    On Tue, May 1, 2018 at 12:25 PM, dohi Center for Well-being wrote:
    > Charlotte Test, N.D., M.A, CLC, M-RAS, CAADC posted: “It’s been quite a > journey. I have also studied EMDR and Equine Assisted Psychotherapy. > Specializing in Trauma has helped me better understand the root causes of > illness, addiction, and stress. ” >

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