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Naturopathic Medicine

  • Complementary Approach Extends Cancer Patient’s Life Dear Boise Natural Health Clinic, Thank you very much for what you did to help Anna in her battle with cancer. Four years ago the doctors told us she had very little chance of surviving more than a year due to her colon cancer. Then they discovered that there were large tumors in her liver. They ...
  • Community Help with Sliding Scale Dr. Haynes, thank you for being so kind, patient, and generous! And, for making yourself available in times of crisis.  I really appreciate your ability to listen and willingness to explain things.  Even when I was worrying over something that now, looking back, seems somewhat minor you always took me seriously which was comforting.  So ...
  • Concerns About Seeing an ND Were Put to Rest Immediately Had my first consultation with Dr. Haynes this week. She made me feel heard and was genuine in helping find a solution to what I went to see her for. I am looking forward to working with her to learn what may be causing my health issues. Any concerns I had about what it would ...
  • Inspiration For Mother and Daughter “Joan, Just wanted to thank you so much for your patience and kindness that you extended today to my mother. I know that she took up a great deal of your time and I am just so grateful to you for your loving care. I know she was really impressed that you phoned her back ...
  • Feels at Home at Boise Natural Health “BNH is definitely a complete healing center. The entire staff makes you feel at home!  Courteous, kind and knowledgeable doctors and staff who have helped me resolve some health issues I thought I would always have.” Jeanne D.
  • One Visit Identifies Cause and Fixes Problem “Dr. Haynes correctly identified my stomach issues and gave me supplements to replenish what my body was missing. I felt completely better within days! I had been to 3 MDs who had no answers for my Summer-long illness that was wearing me down. She also helped me gently modify my diet according so my body ...
  • Homeopathy Helps Quiet Anxiety At School and Home "I was having a problem with OCD and with the help of Dr. Haynes, it is no longer a problem. It only took two tries, and a couple months."                                                      ...
  • Improved Health Prevents Hysterectomy "As a woman, always going through many changes, you simply want to be heard! It has been important for me to keep my uterus. At 48 years of age, all other doctors wanted to do was remove it. Coming to Dr. Joan, I feel valued and listened to. My eleven year journey to keep my ...
  • Patient with Cancer Finds Help with Naturopathic Medicine “When I was diagnosed with non-hodgkins lymphoma at the age of 70 I knew I would need a lot of help to recover. The chemo therapy could be lethal to the disease but potentially devastating to my body. The care at St. Lukes Mountain States Tumor Institute was thoughtful and effective, and the nutritional support ...
  • Pediatric Wellness Visit and Vaccination Education Just wanted to share that my ex and I (who do not see eye to eye on vaccines) saw Dr. Dickerson at Boise Natural Health today and she was wonderful. Gave us each a packet of info, talked us through each shot and each disease, and was ultimately supportive of both of us and our ...

NAET – Allergy Desensitization

  • Severe Asthma Relief – Fires, Air Pollution, Chemicals In 2016 I was suffering from severe Asthma. During the spring and early summer I was mostly able to keep attacks at bay by using several prescription medicines every day. However, by late July the weather in Boise was very hot, and the air was filled with dust and smoke from multiple forest fires and ...
  • Relief from Barometric Pressure Changes I used to feel the weather changes 1 to 2 days in advance. I would get extreme fatigue, headaches and pain. The sinus congestion I experienced left me feeling nauseous, sweaty, and feverish. I would feel awful until I woke up the next day.  These symptoms had been going on for almost a decade. I ...
  • No Longer Sick and Miserable When I came to see Emily Richmond over a year ago, I was limited to eating about ten food items. If I ate anything other than those ten items, I had a variety of reactions such as digestive distress, painful and itchy acne, flu-like body aches, racing heartbeat, headaches, runny nose, and much more. I ...
  • Even the Mayo Clinic Couldn’t Help I have energy, I no longer feel heavy and dragged down.  For 7 years, I have been exhausted – my life was debilitated by my brain fog and extreme fatigue. My ability to concentrate has improved tremendously and my energy is fantastic.  I can now do chores and projects at home that I neglected for ...
  • Chemical, Mold, and Environmental Sensitivities Alleviated I no longer have issues with fragrances and chemicals when I’m in stores. Fragrances from trees and flowers are pleasant now. The off-gassing of my new car is less of a problem. Now I’m eating foods I was intolerant to such as tomatoes, peppers, raw broccoli, vinegar, spices and yeast with no symptoms. I am ...
  • Dramatic Improvement in Energy, Digestion and Pain Levels After completing the Basic 15 NAET treatments with Emily Richmond (Yuen) I now definitely feel improvement in my health. The changes came slowly; sometimes I wondered if anything was happening at all. Emily had cautioned me that the progress would be slow at first but to watch for changes. I think it was about the ...
  • It Has Become Such a Pleasure to be Around My Boy I started N.A.E.T. for my third grade son at the end of the school year with Emily Richmond (Yuen). Even though he had not formally been diagnosed with ADHD, he showed all the signs of it. A restrictive diet (no gluten) had shown some results, but not enough. My son is highly intelligent but could ...
  • NAET Resolves Eczema in Infant – Case Study In June of 2012 a 5-month old exclusively breast feed infant came to see Emily Richmond (Yuen) for eczema. The mother had given up gluten, dairy and caffeine and didn’t use soap to wash him or his clothes.  Even with these changes, the mother rated the severity of the eczema on a scale from 1 ...
  • I am Able to Eat Gluten with No Reaction “I started NAET with Emily Richmond (Yuen) because I was gluten intolerant and I wanted to be able to eat it without experiencing heartburn and digestive disturbance. The visible evidence of NAET is quite obvious, for example the positive changes in my stool.  My digestion is much better after NAET.  My heartburn has decreased by ...
  • I Don’t Look at Food Anymore with Fear It all started with a few hives on my legs last year. I thought it was something else but the hives just kept getting worse until I ended up in the ER with my first lip swelling. I then figured it was due to foods that I was eating. I got some blood work done ...
  • NAET Helps with Autism Specturm PDD-NOS, OCD, ADHD & Sensory Issues I have an 8 year old daughter who was diagnosis as PDD-NOS (part of the Autistic Spectrum) and inattentive ADHD.  Her grandfather has high functioning Asperger’s Syndrome. I have dyslexia and some traits similar to those on the spectrum. There are lots of food & environmental allergies in the family. I have worked with kids ...
  • ADHD, Cold Sores, Depression and Addiction NAET with Emily Richmond (Yuen) helped my inattentive ADHD so much that I am able to hold down and desk job and work on my Masters in Business. As a child I had a reaction to a vaccine. I had seizures and a fever. I was constantly sick as a child and suffered with ADHD. As an adult ...
  • NAET Benefits Man with Severe Autism Before NAET "John," a 35-year-old with severe autism, came in for NAET treatments from Emily Richmond (Yuen) at Boise Natural Health. John lives in a home with 24-hour supervision and is rated with the most severe form of autism. John suffered with panic attacks, self-hitting, head banging, very limited use of single words, extreme constipation, irregular ...
  • Infant’s Eczema Gone In June of 2012 a 5-month old exclusively breast feed infant came to see Emily Richmond (Yuen) for eczema. The mother had given up gluten, dairy and caffeine and didn’t use soap to wash him or his clothes.  Even with these changes, the mother rated the severity of the eczema on a scale from 1 ...
  • Eczema Cleared Up After only 9 NAET treatments we have great news regarding our little one’s eczema! He had an orange three days in a row and no extra or major breakout so that’s awesome! His skin is clear right now except for some minor scabs on the backs of his knees and I think a small one ...
  • Hives Case Study Emily Richmond (Yuen), ABT Over the winter holidays, “Sally” came in for a severe, painful, itchy, full-body hives that she had for a few weeks.  The hives covered her whole body and including her face and neck, but they didn’t affect her breathing.  He had tried everything she knew to alleviate them – homeopathy, herbs, topical ...
  • NAET Flu Prevention Survey Results 2014/15 Results are from the October 2014 to June 2015 Flu Season 68 people received treatments 40 people filled out the survey to date  39 out of 42 people didn’t get influenza = 92.8% success rate. 3 people reported having flu-like symptoms but the Influenza virus was not confirmed by a medical professional. 2 of those who reported illness resided in ...
  • Seasonal Allergy Testimonial My seasonal allergies which I have in all four-seasons have greatly improved with NAET treatments with Emily Richmond (Yuen). I am just finishing up with the basic 15 treatments (which are large nutrient groups from food and plants) and I am already having great relief from hay fever. I am taking far less anti-histamines and ...

Nutrition Counseling

  • Nutritional Information was Invaluable This nutrition class with Emily Richmond has been an invaluable aid for me in learning “how to eat”.  I used to have a very bland/repetitive diet which was not conducive to long term health.  I now have the tools I need to help “repair” my body rather than cause stress to my body. In fact, within ...
  • Thankful for Nutrition Knowledge I’m so very thankful for Emily Richmond experience and knowledge in nutrition. I was raised on a meat, potatoes and canned corn kind of diet. Now that I am older and have a family of my own I have realized the affects this diet has on my health and well-being. I came to Emily to get ...
  • Nutrition Consultations Changed My Life Emily Richmond (Yuen’s) nutrition class did change my life – I’ve lost 45 pounds in the last 15 months and Emily’s class was a big part of that – it’s fun, informative and practical. I left knowing I could change my diet because I already had; she’ll have you cooking foods you can’t even pronounce ...

Jump Start to Healthy Weight and Wellness

  • Jump Start was Fantastic The seven day Jump Start was fantastic. The diet was easy to follow and kept me feeling full. I lost 8 pounds, and gained a ton of energy. I now go into a grocery store and fill my cart with fruits and veggies instead of processed food. I am more aware of what I eat ...
  • Jump Start Has Given Me More Than Just Weight Loss “The Jump Start Program has given me more than just weight loss. At day seven I found myself with more energy and clarity than I’ve had in years. I have lost pounds but the energy that I have gained has been far more important and unbelievable than the weight loss. I have clearer skin, more ...

Therapeutic Bodywork Acupressure Massage

  • Back Spasms Alleviated & Pain Free I first came to Emily Richmond (Yuen) ten years ago when I was having terrible spasms in my lower back. Within just a few visits she got the spasms to subside and increased the range of motion in my lower back. I have continued to receive body work from her over the years and she ...
  • Treatments Help Neck, Headaches and Pain In the Fall of 2005, I began receiving Asian Body Work treatments from Emily Richmond (Yuen). My original goal was for treatment for my upper neck. During my time in the Army, I had developed a massive inflamed lump just under the occipital bone on my right side. The lump was very painful, caused headaches, ...
  • Guidance Helped Enormously I worked with Emily Richmond (Yuen) in EFT/body work sessions to help me process some difficult issues I was going through.  It helped enormously.  I feel very safe with Emily because she is totally present, yet unperturbed by all of my emotions.  Part of the EFT process is to verbalize both negative and positive thoughts ...
  • Heal Past Traumas “I came to Emily Richmond after breaking my toe, a debilitating injury in my line of work. In addition to her Amma bodywork, she began teaching me EFT, or “tapping,” as I now refer to it. She explained that I needed to clear emotional trauma or blockages in order to heal the physical pain I felt, ...
  • Emily Richmond’s bodywork made feel refreshed and peaceful Emily Richmond’s (Yuen) bodywork made feel refreshed and peaceful.  I feel energetically reset after her treatment. My knee was hurting from a sports injury and now feels great. I am able to return to sporting activities like skiing. She taught me how to move my body without re-injuring it while it is healing.  She is highly ...

Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT)

  • Chronic Physical Pain Gone with EFT It has been delightful to learn EFT, a simple, easy to use method from Emily Richmond (Yuen) to manage my emotional state and physical pain. The pain in my liver from a chronic infection is gone after 28 years! EFT didn’t take years of practice and expensive therapy to learn and apply. I am repeatedly ...
  • Past Experiences Emily Richmond’s intuition about my holding on to past experiences and how they were preventing me from overcoming food sensitivities was very enlightening. She helped me find the right words and feel confident taking on big issues that I didn’t feel prepared to do on my own. During a panic attack, Emily was able to ...
  • Emotional Freedom Technique for Addiction, Depression, ADD and Anxiety Doing Emotional Freedom Technique with Emily Richmond (Yuen) changed my life. I have used EFT for many situations and topics including quitting drinking, smoking, managing my ADD, and transforming my life from low self-esteem and suicidal thoughts into a life that is full of joy and capable of adapting to stress and change. I have haven’t ...
  • Emotions Were Stopping Me from Overcoming Food Sensitivities “EFT has allowed me to gain control of negative emotions and release thoughts that have been subconsciously affecting my life. Emily Richmond (Yuen) introduced me to EFT during my allergy desensitization treatments with NAET. Although I portray myself as a stable, friendly, and happy person to the outside world, I tend to swallow my emotions and ...
  • Heal Past Traumas “I came to Emily Richmond after breaking my toe, a debilitating injury in my line of work. In addition to her Amma bodywork, she began teaching me EFT, or “tapping,” as I now refer to it. She explained that I needed to clear emotional trauma or blockages in order to heal the physical pain I felt, ...
  • Success with EFT & NAET to Prepare for Surgery A few winters ago I fell skiing – really just tipped over – but I injured my shoulder pretty badly and ended up with a surgey.  I’m a bit claustrophobic, so before I went in for an MRI, I used EFT to help me cope.  Thanks to tapping (EFT) I had no issues with being ...
  • Guidance Helped Enormously I worked with Emily Richmond (Yuen) in EFT/body work sessions to help me process some difficult issues I was going through.  It helped enormously.  I feel very safe with Emily because she is totally present, yet unperturbed by all of my emotions.  Part of the EFT process is to verbalize both negative and positive thoughts ...
  • ADHD, Cold Sores, Depression and Addiction NAET with Emily Richmond (Yuen) helped my inattentive ADHD so much that I am able to hold down and desk job and work on my Masters in Business. As a child I had a reaction to a vaccine. I had seizures and a fever. I was constantly sick as a child and suffered with ADHD. As an adult ...