The doctors at Walnut Creek Naturopathic are trained in the art and science of natural health care at accredited medical colleges, and licensed by the state Bureau of Naturopathic Medicine. We recognize that the individual — body, mind, spirit — knows its own healing pathways, and we develop therapeutic programs for the individual that are designed to collaborate with natural healing.
If your condition requires an outside specialist we will refer you to one, and provide supportive care of the whole person while you are being treated by conventional targeted therapies
Dr. Heather Barrett
Owner & Medical Director
Dr. Cynthia Castillo
Dr. Corrine Wang
Dr. Jamie Berner
Dr. Berner is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor who employs functional medicine to identify root causes in treating conditions such as chronic pain and opiod dependency, thyroid disease, gastrointestinal disease and autoimmune disease. [full bio…]
Dr. Melissa Gastellum
Dr. Gastellum chose Naturopathic medicine because it resonated with how she approaches her own health, with its emphasis on prevention and non-toxic therapies to restore balance to the body. She believes the foundations of health include exercise, sleep, individualized… [full bio…]
Annette J. MacDonald
Annette is our office manager and is the friendly voice you hear when calling Walnut Creek Naturopathic to schedule your appointments. Although Annette has a varied background, that includes ergonomics, human resources, and business management, her first love has always been holistic medicine. Annette has a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science and Health Care Administration as well as certifications in Holistic Nutrition and Health Ergonomics. Annette lives in the East Bay with her husband and her “furry” children Lulu and Blu, and enjoys long walks, reading and dining out with her husband.
Christina Owens is our Clinical Receptionist. She is the friendly face you see when arriving at Walnut Creek Naturopathic. Christina has a passion for health-care and being of service to others, so upon joining our team, she quickly fell in love with the atmosphere and patients. Christina has a degree in Natural Science and was valedictorian of her Nursing Assistant class. Outside of assisting the patients and team of Walnut Creek Naturopathic, Christina enjoys spending time with family and beach dates with her husband!
Team Mascot Zen Frog has been our team mascot since 2009. It is our hope that he brings a sense of peace and humor to all who enter our space. Feel free to stop in and meet him anytime