Emily Hudson, ND

5 S. Newstead Ave. St. Louis, MO 63108

hello@emilyhudson.com

(314) 626-0271


DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND INFORMED CONSENT

Personal Disclosure:                                        

Emily Hudson, ND obtained her BA in Respiratory Therapy from the University of Missouri in 2009 and her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University in 2017. In addition, she obtained a MA in Counseling Psychology from Bastyr University and completed a 1 year counseling internship at Seattle Therapy Alliance. She is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate in the state of Washington.

Naturopathic medicine is the treatment and prevention of diseases by natural means. Naturopathic Doctors assess the whole person, taking into consideration physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of the individual. Gentle, non-invasive techniques are generally used in order to stimulate the body’s inherent healing capacity. These techniques may include a combination of herbs, vitamins, homeopathy, nutrition, lifestyle modifications, and hydrotherapy.

Naturopathic Medicine is not a substitute for medical care and we highly encourage you to have an active relationship with an MD or DO.

                                        

It is very important that you inform us, immediately, of any disease process that you are suffering from and any medications/over the counter drugs that you are currently taking. Please advise us, immediately if you are pregnant, suspect you are pregnant or if you are breastfeeding.

                                        

As a client you will receive information about your Naturopathic impression, recommendations, alternative courses of action, the material effects, costs, expected benefits, risks, side effects and in each case the consequences of not following through with suggestions.

Potential Risks:                                        

There have been some health risks reported with treatment by naturopathic medicine.

These include but are not limited to:

Homeopathic remedies may occasionally result in the aggravation of pre-existing symptoms. When this occurs the duration is usually short.

Some patients experience allergic reactions to certain supplements and herbs. Please advise us of any allergies you may have.

Emergencies:

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, do not wait to seek care. Call 911 immediately.

No Guarantee:

Every individual responds to care differently and no guarantee or assurance is made as to the results of care in any specific case, as care may not improve your condition.

Fee Agreement:

Fees are based on the type of visit. Initial visits last up to 90 minutes and are charged $150. Follow up visits last up to 60 minutes and are charged $90. All expenses for supplements and herbs are in addition to the cost of your appointment.

Payment must be paid in full at the time of your appointment. We accept the following forms of payment: cash, check, credit card, and PayPal.

Insurance:

We do not accept insurance at this time.

Cancellations:

24 hour notice is required for all cancellations. Missed appointments without 24 hours notice will be billed 50% of your appointment fee.


                                

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Emily Hudson, ND is not a medical doctor. Nor is she a licensed Naturopathic Doctor in the state of Missouri. At this time, Missouri does not recognize Naturopathic Doctors, therefore she maintains an active license in Washington state only.

Emily Hudson, ND does not provide diagnosis or treatment of medical conditions.

I am free to discontinue treatment at any time.

Emily Hudson, ND may discontinue care at any time if she finds that is is not in the best interest of either party to continue. A referral may be recommended if this situation arises.

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