Welcome to Wildwoods Healing Arts
Healing for Mind, Body and Spirit
Wildwoods Healing Arts and Dr. Kim Engard are located in downtown Cave Creek Arizona at the El Palenque Plaza.
We are accepting new patients. Please call or contact us for an appointment or for more information.
Physicians: Dr. Kim Engard ND, NCCAOM
Staff: Marsha Lawless-Office Management/Reception
Lisa Russell-Marketing/Outreach Coordinator
Dr. Kim Engard ND, NCCAOM
Dr. Engard’s experience with medicine and the healing arts spans over 30 years. Her pursuit of Naturopathic Medicine began while she was an undergraduate student at Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY. This is where she began her botanical Apprenticeships, which included post-graduate studies in Botany at Cornell University’s Agricultural Station as well as private apprenticeships with local herbalists. She went on to receive an AS and BFA from RIT in Fine and Applied graphic Arts in 1985 and 1987, respectively. She continued to pursue her Botanical Medicine studies further in Boulder, Colorado in 1989-90 as a production manager for Wish Garden Herbs and with the Gold Canyon School, which was the foundation program for the Boulder Institute of Botanical Medicine.
Dr. Engard became introduced with Naturopathic Medicine in 1992 and attended National college of Naturopathic Medicine in 1994 - 95 after completing her pre-med studies at Portland college in Portland, OR. With a major in Organic Chemistry (BS-eq). She was also eligible for her certification in Massage Therapy with concurrent studies in Shiatsu and Acupressure while in Portland.
After moving back to Colorado in 1995, Dr. Engard started Wildwoods Botanicals, an Herbal Medicine company she still owns and manages today. Wildwoods Botanicals was also a Natural Medicinary (retail) and developed into a botanical and nutritional counseling practice, which included homeopathy, hydrotherapy, acupressure / shiatsu, and essential oil therapies.
Dr. Engard’s clinical experience in natural medicine was exemplified by her studies and work in Emergency Medicine and Cardiac/Pulmonary Medicine. She received her Respiratory Therapy degree (CRT) in 1998 and EMT/Paramedic degrees in 1996-1999. Her work experience includes Trauma and Emergency care in Colorado and Arizona, as well as functioning as Chief trauma coordinator and Cardiac rehab coordinator, Crew chief paramedic and ICU management.
In 2005, Dr. Engard received her masters degree in Chinese Medicine and acupuncture from the Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture (PHIMA) and in 2004, Dr. Engard received her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Engard has been an adjunct faculty member at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, Az. from 2004 to 2013, with professorships in Botanical Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Clinical Neurology and Clinical Pulmonology.
Dr. Engard believes in the Naturopathic Philosophy of treating the whole person and commitment to finding the cause of the disease process.
Dr. Engard’s specialties include Allergies/Detoxification, Asthma/COPD, Autoimmune disease/ Chronic Fatigue/Fibromyalgia, Pain Management and Neurology.
We provide a full range of medical services which include:
Full medical exams and diagnosis
Treatment Plans for your visit
Nutritional Support and Education
The following treatments are available:
Acupuncture -Traditional Chinese Medicine therapies including moxabustion, cupping, and gua sha techniques. Acupuncture can be used for a wide variety of health conditions.
Botanical Medicine -Dr. Engard has 30 years of clinical experience in Herbal Medicine and has access to the largest herbal medicinary in the Phoenix area through Wildwoods Botanicals.
Homeopathy -Dr. Engard practices acute and chronic/constitutional homeopathy at the clinic with over 15 years experience in homeopathic treatments.
Physical Medicine -A wide range of treatments are available including manipulation, massage and hydrotherapy. All treatments are specialized to your healing needs.
Detoxification Therapies -Dr. Engard specializes in Natural Detoxification Therapies that utilize safe and non-toxic herbs and supplements to detoxify Environmental, Microbial and Chronic Diseases.
Wildwoods Healing Arts
6450 E. Cave Creek Road, Suite 107a
Cave Creek, Arizona 85331
Phone: (480) 830-1164
Fax: (480) 247-4619