About Dr. Deborah Nixdorf, ND, LAc
Dr. Deborah Nixdorf is a Naturopathic Doctor, Licensed Acupuncturist and owner of Asheville Natural Medicine. She enjoys helping people in the areas of Insomnia, Anxiety, Depression, Gastroenterology, Autoimmunity, & Women’s Health. After completing her undergraduate degree in Biology & Chemistry from Guilford College, she completed a one year residency and received her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine and Masters in Chinese Oriental Medicine (2006) from the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon, the oldest accredited naturopathic medical university in North America. Dr. Deborah Nixdorf has had additional experience and training working with Biotherapeutic Drainage, Bowen Therapy and Acupuncture. She is the past owner of Corvallis Natural Medicine, Inc. in Corvallis, Oregon (2009 - 2019) and co-founded a monthly volunteer clinic for farmworkers. She has also worked with an integrated volunteer medical team internationally. She is bilingual speaking English/Spanish. She recently relocated to Asheville, NC to be closer to her family.
Asheville Natural Medicine
Dr. Nixdorf's style of acupuncture is gentle and based on classical Chinese medicine theory. Pulse and tongue diagnosis along with an individual's symptoms are used in customizing each acupuncture treatment.
Biotherapeutic Drainage is a philosophy and treatment framework that has been used in Europe for over a 100 years. Biotherapeutic Drainage uses a combination of low dose botanical medicines and homeopathic doses of plants, minerals and metals to help your body physiologically release toxins. The goal of treatment with Biotherapeutic drainage is always to get the body to react, self- regulate, and return to normal, healthy physiologic functioning. Dr. Nixdorf has studied and used bio therapeutic drainage for 20 years.
Dr Nixdorf has 17 years of clinic experience in Naturopathic medicine and Acupuncture. She completed her residency in 2007 and has since worked in group practices, her own private practice and has volunteered with multidisciplinary medical teams locally and internationally. Combining and integrating the wisdom of both worlds, Dr Nixdorf is one of few dually trained and experienced in both Naturopathic Medicine and Classical Chinese Medicine. She can also be seen locally on both the East and West Coast.
Naturopathic Medicine & Classical Chinese Medicine
Quality supplements are hand selected and made easily accessible after each naturopathic consult taking the guess work out of your supplement regimen.
Hello I'm Dr. Deborah Nixdorf, ND, LAc Naturopathic Doctor & Acupuncturist
I am a Naturopathic Doctor and Licensed Acupuncturist with 17 years of experience. My passion lies in creating & holding a safe healing space for individuals to come as they are and become who they are meant to be by empowering individuals to reach their full health potential to thrive and feel alive. I practice from a place of compassion, acceptance and non-judgement in order to look deep and unlock areas of hinderance. I have found by being completely present and actively listening I can help guide individuals on their unique healing journey.