Dr. Holly Zapf, has been serving families in the Portland, Oregon area since 1997. She provides compassionate, comprehensive natural healthcare for people of all ages. Naturopathic medicine (naturopathy) is an old system of medicine and has a long history of being used to successfully treat a wide range of acute and chronic health problems including ear infections, allergies, eczema, depression, asthma, insomnia, anxiety, hormonal imbalances and behavioral challenges.
Dr. Zapf enjoys getting to know each patient in-depth and creating a customized treatment protocol that is specific to each patient’s unique needs. She draws from a wide range of natural modalities such as constitutional homeopathy, nutritional therapy, botanical medicine, lifestyle modifications and therapeutic yoga.
Dr. Zapf received her naturopathic medical training at the National College of Naturopathic Medicine (NCNM) in Portland, Oregon. She graduated in 1997 having taken additional coursework in obstetrics, naturopathy, homeopathy and medical botany.
In particular, Dr. Zapf is committed to providing the highest level of classical homeopathic care. As such, she has been an on-going post-graduate student at the Studiocentrum Voor Homeopathic in Leavens, Belgium, since 1995. Dr. Zapf’s teacher and mentor at Studiocentrum, Henny Heudens Mast, is considered to be one of the most skillful and experienced homeopaths of our time. The thirteen years of training that Dr. Zapf has undertaken with Henny Heudens Mast has enabled Dr. Zapf to practice classical homeopathy with a considerable amount of knowledge, experience and success.
Dr. Zapf’s other work experiences include teaching nutrition at the Oregon School of Massage. Dr. Zapf also worked for two and a half years as a staff physician for Transitions for Health, a leading manufacturer of natural healthcare products for women located in Portland, Oregon. At Transitions for Health, Dr. Zapf lectured widely on women’s healthcare issues and she consulted one-on-one with over three thousand women on hormone-related health issues.
Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians (OANP)
Homeopathic Academy of Waturop Physicians (HAWP)
Council for Homeopathic Certification
Dr. Zapf is the proud parent of two beautiful, healthy children. Dr. Holly Zapf enjoys cooking local, organic food, drumming, hiking, camping, mycology, swimming, biking, yoga, and everyday living in lush green Portland, Oregon.
Connie Gulick has served as Dr. Zapf’s assistant and office manager since November of 2006. Connie attended Seattle Pacific University and received a degree in educational ministry. After working in private education for many years in Seattle both as a program director and an art specialist, she returned to her hometown of Portland in 1999. Her creative journey here has included working as an artist, entrepreneur, florist, managing an Asian furniture showroom and two years of seminary. Recently married and interested in a variety of healing modalities and environments, Connie is delighted to be working with Dr. Zapf.
Connie particularly enjoys friends, family, travel, her pets, and hiking in beautiful places. Valuing relationships and beauty often leads her to explore poetry and spiritual direction.
Together, Dr. Zapf and Connie work together to provide the best naturopathic and homeopathic care to the people of Portland, Oregon.