The Monarch Center is excited to announce that starting in FALL 2022 we will be expanding to include functional and integrative medicine to our services. Please read below to learn more about these services.
Patient and practitioner are partners in the healing process.
All factors that influence health, wellness, and disease are taken into consideration, including mind, spirit, and community, as well as the body.
Appropriate use of both conventional and alternative methods facilitates the body’s innate healing response.
Effective interventions that are natural and less invasive should be used whenever possible.
Integrative medicine neither rejects conventional medicine nor accepts alternative therapies uncritically.
Good medicine is based in good science. It is inquiry-driven and open to new paradigms.
Alongside the concept of treatment, the broader concepts of health promotion and the prevention of illness are paramount.
What Is the Approach of Integrative Medicine?
What Does Treatment with an Integrative Provider Look Like
Integrative Psychiatry focuses on the whole person including a person's broader concept of health, environment, and psycho-social history. Traditional psychiatry focuses primarily on symptoms and medication which leaves out the majority of factors contributing to mental health complications.
Integrative treatment may include: