Colin Miller, ND
Dr. Colin Miller is a licensed Naturopathic Physician and owner of Dawning Light Health & Wellness in Cleveland Heights, OH. He received his Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) in Portland, OR and holds a BA in Medical Anthropology from Stanford University. He specializes in restoring nervous system integration to support the body’s response to infections, injuries and stress. He uses natural medicines to balance the immune, endocrine and nervous systems, supporting our innate ability to heal.
While enrolled in the Pre-med curriculum at Stanford University, Dr. Miller took a Medical Anthropology class that introduced him to other medical models including Ayurvedic and Chinese Medicine. He became interested in natural treatment modalities and his first healing experience occurred during a Medical Qigong treatment. He was excited to find Naturopathic Medicine as the perfect blending of his background in science and traditional medicines.
Dr. Miller pledges to provide an empathetic and supportive experience, accounting for the goals, needs and concerns of his patients. He acknowledges that each person is an individual and therefore requires a unique approach to health care. He listens to his patients and believes in them, while sharing his knowledge and viewpoint in a respectful manner. His goal is to empower his patients to actively participate in achieving health and wellness.
Trainings and Certifications: Dr. Miller completed the prestigious GI Mentorship with Dr. Steven Sandberg-Lewis, ND, DHANP as well as certifications in Visceral Manipulation from the Barral Institute and Applied Kinesiology (AK) from the International College of Applied Kinesiology (ICAK). He has also completed trainings in Neuro-Emotional Technique (NET), Quintessential Applications (QA), Quantum Neurology (QN), AK Shortcuts, Clinical Kinesiology (CK), Total Body Modification (TBM) and Creative Emotional Wizardry (CEW). He has further training in manual adjusting, Shiatsu and deep tissue massage. He practices Tai Chi and Qigong as well as yoga and mindfulness meditation.
Teaching Experience: While at NUNM, Dr. Miller was the first ever Teaching Assistant (TA) in the ND1 Structure and Function course for 3 years, while also being a TA for Anatomy and Cadaver Lab for 2 years as well as Musculoskeletal (MSK) Lab and Advanced MSK Lab for 3 years. He also taught a NPLEX I exam preparation course and was selected for the Scholarly Sprout award by the student body for tutoring excellence for First Year ND students. He served as Applied Kinesiology Club President for 3 years, and was a member of the Ultrasound Club, Physical Exam Club, Herbal Medicine Club and Naturopathic Medicine Club.