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Education & Experience

Dr. Shawn Postma is a Naturopathic Physician and the founder of Sky Roots Healing. He received his B.A. in Comparative Sociology from Puget Sound University and his doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University.

Early in his career he worked as a counselor at an inpatient psychiatric facility helping children and adolescents. Here he gained invaluable experience counseling children with severe cases of anxiety, depression, autism, Asperger’s syndrome, schizophrenia, bi-polar, eating disorders, ADHD, obsessive-compulsive disorder, drug and alcohol abuse, and other behavioral issues.

Dr. Postma went on to earn his doctorate degree from Bastyr University, with a specific focus in homeopathy, counseling, and biofeedback. He received extensive training in homeopathy from internationally renowned homeopaths Paul Herscu and Amy Rothenberg in the NESH program. He also held various roles as a counselor for the Bastyr Counseling Center.

More recently, Dr. Postma has played an active role at Bastyr in the physical medicine department as faculty, specializing in spinal and extremity manipulation, hydrotherapy, massage, myofascial release, therapeutic ultrasound, and craniosacral therapy.

In addition to Naturopathic medicine, Dr. Postma has had extensive training in spiritual mentoring and living in harmony with the cycles and seasons of nature.

Generally, Dr. Postma strives to offer medicine that is deeply healing and effective for many types of illnesses and people.

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