Jolene Brighten is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor who is passionate about providing the highest level of care for patients of all ages. She practices family oriented integrative medicine with an emphasis on prevention. She is committed to treating each patient as an individual and understanding the true cause of their ailments.
In addition to providing integrative Naturopathic primary care, Dr. Brighten brings a high level of skill to the areas of sports medicine, chronic disease and women’s health.
She enjoys working with athletes of all levels and ages to help prevent injuries as well as enhance their performance. She utilizes kinesiotaping, gentle spinal and soft tissue manipulation and other effective therapies to speed recovery and create a balanced body. For younger athletes, Dr. Brighten is able to perform sports physicals or Pre-Participation Physical Exams prior to beginning a new sport or starting the season.
Dr. Brighten offers unique treatments to help patients living with chronic disease, including gastrointestinal disease, allergies, fatigue and autoimmune disease, such as hypothyroidism. She has trained extensively in Biotherapeutic Drainage, a system of medicine that facilitates proper detoxification and optimal physiological function. She utilizes this therapy to help patients attain a state of homeostasis or equilibrium.
Her women’s health practice encompasses women of all ages, helping treat conditions such as menstrual irregularities, PCOS, endometriosis, pelvic floor dysfunction, sexual health issues, endocrine issues and infertility. She offers her services as a Holistic Pelvic Care™ Specialist as part of routine health, for specific medical conditions or to increase strength and awareness in the pelvis.
Dr. Brighten has a strong focus on male and female fertility. She provides supportive treatments for patients, from preconception through post-partum health. Dr. Brighten creates individualized programs for patients at all stages of parenthood that are designed to support a healthy mother, baby and family. For those contemplating becoming pregnant, she offers a pre-pregnancy detox program, as well as fertility support to optimize a couple’s conception and pregnancy.
Dr. Brighten views the doctor/patient relationship as a partnership, in which both parties work together to achieve a state of health and balance. She focuses on creating a holistic treatment plan with patients that will be both effective and sustainable. It is her desire to educate and inspire her patients to attain optimal health.
To ensure you receive the support you need, Dr. Brighten gladly works with other medical and health service providers when necessary.
- Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine- National College of Natural Medicine
- Licensed Naturopathic Physician
- Graduate coursework in molecular nutrition- California Polytechnic, San Luis Obispo
- Bachelors of Nutrition Science- California Polytechnic, San Luis Obispo
- Certified Holistic Pelvic Care™ Specialist, studied under Tami Kent, MSPT in Portland, OR
- 1 Year Internship in Integrative Women’s Health
- 1 Year Internship in Naturopathic Chronic Disease Management
- Corporate Wellness Educator
- Certified Yoga Instructor, including prenatal & postpartum.
- Fitness Instructor for over 10 years
Dr. Brighten currently sees patients at Pearl Natural Health located downtown Portland.
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