“Dr. Carter chose a career in natural medicine because it represents a patient-centered, sustainable approach to healthcare.”

Dr. Carter was born and raised in Iowa along the Mississippi River, with fond memories of rolling thunderstorms and corn consistently taller than she.

Dr. Carter chose a career in natural medicine because it represents a patient-centered, sustainable approach to healthcare. She truly enjoys spending time with her patients, getting to know their story,and creating a safe, supportive healing environment.

At the heart of natural medicine is the idea that the body is capable of healing itself, and this principle guides all aspects of her care. Treatment focuses on the underlying cause of discomfort rather than chasing symptoms, and Dr. Carter enjoys empowering patients through health education and prevention. She is excited to support and guide her patients to better, lasting health.

Dr. Carter lives in West Seattle with her two playful cats and musician/comedian husband. She enjoys ycling, hiking, writing, sewing, and will generally try anything creative once. She is loves seeing two beautiful mountain ranges and the ocean every day.

Dr. Carter’s Education

elizabeth-carter-headshotDr. Carter completed her pre-med education at Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, with majors in Psychology and Women’s Studies. She attended Bastyr University in Kenmore, WA, where she received her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine and her Master’s Degree in Acupuncture. She is a licensed Naturopathic Physician and Acupuncturist in the state of Washington and loves being a resident of Seattle.

During her studies at Bastyr, Dr. Carter took elective coursework in craniosacral therapy, visceral manipulation, massage, homeopathy, 5 element acupuncture, and completed a clinical independent study course in constitutional acupuncture.

Her clinical rotations included physical medicine, homeopathy, counseling, integrative cancer care,diabetes, cardiovascular disease, traditional Chinese medicine, constitutional acupuncture, and serving low income populations at Puget Sound Neighborhood Clinic’s High Point Medical Center,Providence Mount St. Vincent, and the Lake Forest Park Senior Center. She has a special interest inemotional well being, anxiety, depression, stress related issues, and GI dysfunction.

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    I previously found out that I have adrenal fatigue and wanted to do something about it asap. I did some research and was delighted to find Dr.Carter. Not only does she have a practice in West Seattle, her practice is very close to my house. She also has some evening appointments which is perfect since it is hard for me to leave work during the day.”

    - Veronica H., Seattle, WA

    “Every patient carries her or his own doctor inside.”
    ~Albert Schweitzer

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