More About Dr. Owens

DrOwensDr. Owens maintains a thriving family practice at the Hawthorne Wellness Center, where she is honored to work with her patients to improve their health through natural means and lifestyle changes. She treats patients of all ages with safe, natural therapies. Her primary areas of interest include hormonal conditions and imbalances, and preventative care.

She grew up in nearby Vancouver, WA. She attended the University of Puget Sound, where she completed her B.S. in Biology with a minor in American Literature and graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 1996. She received her medical training at the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, OR, where she graduated in 2004. Her educational focus included natural pregnancy and childbirth care, pediatrics and women’s health.

When not seeing patients, she enjoys gardening, hiking, cooking, running and spending time with her daughter and husband.

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Recent Blog Posts

When the foods we eat make us sick

Are you wondering if your child’s health problems could be related to the foods he or she is eating?

Improving kids’ immunity, one cold at a time

It is estimated that kids average 6-8 colds/year. Not surprisingly, kids in daycare have even more! While it’s true that children’s immune systems learn how to fight infections by catching colds, it isn’t very pleasant when every virus going around leads to illness.

The castor oil pack

Evidence of the use of castor oil goes back to ancient Egypt. It was also used in India, China, Persia, Africa, Greece and other regions.

It’s gettin’ hot in here…

Recognizing fever’s role in fighting illness.

Warming socks treatment

The warming socks treatment is recommended at the first sign of any congestion in the ears, eyes, sinuses, throat and/or lungs.

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