Introduction to Alternative Forms of Intervention (3 CE’s)

Presented by Dr. Krumm and Denise Ward
March 2nd,  8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Instructional Level


Course Description and Target Audience

Attendees will be exposed to alternative forms of interventions offered within the primary care setting, including naturopathy, nutrition and acupuncture. Attendees will be provided basic background on each intervention, education regarding research for each intervention with specific conditions, and ways of implementing these techniques into their clinical practice. Experiences will include didactic education, case presentations, and experiential exercises. This topic will be presented in two parts, with Dr. Krumm presenting from 8:30 – 10:30, and Denice Ward presenting from 10:30 – 12:00.

The target audience is mental health providers (advanced doctoral level psychology trainees, psychologists in practice, master’s level clinicians etc).

Learning Objectives

  • Attendees will be able to describe basic components of alternative interventions in primary care
  • Attendees will be able to describe research regarding these alternative interventions for specific concerns
  • Attendees will be able to articulate ways of applying these alternative interventions to their daily practice

Presenter Information

Christopher Krumm, ND, LAc, practices primary care naturopathic medicine and acupuncture at the HealthPoint clinics in Redmond and Kenmore, since 2006. He earned his degree in Natural Medicine and Acupuncture from Bastyr University.

Denise Ward earned her masters of science in nutrition in 2006 from Bastyr University. She has worked at HealthPoint for nine years. She has provided education and counseling, including individual and group visits, for a broad range of health conditions within their population, the majority being for obesity, prediabetes, diabetes, fatty liver and elevated lipids.

*National Psychology Training Consortium (NPTC) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NPTC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.