Dr. Cobi's Credentials

DNM (Doctorate of Natural Medicine)

A DNM is one who administers a system of medicine in which only natural substances and techniques are used including safe, gentle and non-invasive therapies such as Nutritional Medicine, Botanical Medicine, Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements. These medicines and therapies are aimed at enhancing the body’s self healing ability to regain and maintain optimum health.

The core philosophy of the Natural Medicine Doctor is the prevention of disease and the stimulation of the natural healing processes of the body to re-establish homeostasis when the body is in a state of dis-equilibrium.

A DNM has met the educational standards of 4500 hours as established by the World Organization of Natural Medicine Practitioners (WONMP).

Natural medicine training involves extensive education in anatomy and physiology, Natural Medicine foundations, environment, health education, bodily approaches, biotherapies, Phytotherapy, case studies, internship and a doctoral thesis.

 Clinical Herbal Therapist (CHT, CH)

This is an herbalist who studied for four years in an accredited Western Herbal Medicine program which includes a clinical internship of 500 hours.

Also known in the United Kingdom as Medical Herbalist (MH)

 Natural Health Practitioner

The Natural Health Practitioner is awarded upon completion of the 3 following programs:

  • Natural Health Consultant
    The Health Counselor is trained in matters of the foundations and pillars of alternative medicine, vital hygiene, nutrition & degenerative diseases.
  •  Natural Health Educator
    In addition to training as a Health Counselor, the Educator receives training in environment, electromagnetism, laboratory tests, emergencies, natural remedies for common illnesses, health education, drainage of emunctories, more on nutrition and living food.
  •  Natural Health Technician
    In addition to training as a Health Educator, the Technician is trained in general care methods. He or she is aware of the importance of a regenerative cure (essential before starting any sort of therapy) and how to prescribe it. He or she may provide bodily care (hydrotherapy, baths, and massages) and prescribe general botanical remedies.

Certified Laser Therapist

This is a practiioner who is certified to provide low intensity laser therapy for all types of pain conditions and skin conditions, with proven results.

ROHP/RNCP...Registered Orthomolecular Health Practitioner/Registered Nutritional Consulting Practitioner

A ROHP/RNCP is a practitioner who is professionally trained in holistic nutrition and complementary therapies. The International Organization of Nutritional Consultants (IONC) designates and signifies credibility as a Nutritional consultant. The IONC was established in 1983 to assure the public that ROHP/RNCP are meeting high ethical and educational standards. Only those who have thoroughly studied nutrition at a recognized school and have met the educational standards and requirements set by the IONC will be granted the ROHP/RNCP designation.

  • Registered Orthomolecular Health Practitioner™ (ROHP) is the designation given by the IONC to a qualified healthcare professional who specializes in maintaining or restoring biochemistry and physiology in the body for optimum health and dis-ease prevention.
  • Orthomolecular Health Practitioners assess the unique dietary and nutritional requirements of an individual and utilize a full spectrum of customized naturotherapies including:  diet and nutritional supplements, detoxification, and drainage.
    Only practitioners who meet the current and progressive IONC standards and are members may refer to themselves as “Registered Orthomolecular Health Practitioners™”.
  • The term “orthomolecular” comes from the root words ‘ortho’ and ‘molecule’, meaning ‘correct molecules’ or (vitamins, minerals, amino acids, enzymes, and essential fatty acids) that are essential for the biochemistry and physiological functioning of the body.