Teresa Straub, DO, is a family medicine provider located at the Old Mill District clinic. She studied neuroscience, attended medical school at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences in Yakima, WA, and completed residency at Northwest Washington Family Medicine in Bremerton, WA. She also has additional training in mindfulness, herbal medicine, and in Integrative Medicine through University of Arizona Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine. She offers osteopathic manipulation including counterstrain, muscle energy, fascial release, fascial distortion model, and craniosacral.
Her experiences living in a rural longevity community in Taiwan, teaching elementary school, involvement in orphan and senior care, and volunteerism led her into healthcare as a means of supporting a culture of wellness in communities.
Dr. Straub enjoys partnering with her patients using holistic wellness as the foundation for the healing journey of the body, mind, and spirit. She uses an approach that integrates Blue Zone principles and whole-food plant-focused nutrition into a personalized plan. If medications are indicated, she approaches them thoughtfully and intentionally through shared decision making. She is a member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine.
When she is not seeing patients, Dr. Straub enjoys drinking herbal tea, daily yoga and meditation practice, cooking, adding to her home apothecary, adventuring to serene hammock spots, and commutes by bike year-round.