The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his or her patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease. -Thomas Edison

WellSpring offersmedical services with our talented naturopathic physician, Dr. Ashley Brauker, ND, MS.

Dr. Brauker is a licensed naturopathic physician from the Central Michigan area who completed her medical training at the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon. She has a Master of Science in Integrative Medicine Research and completed a post-doctoral research fellowship with a focus on Nutrition (including testing and treatment for food sensitivities) at the Helfgott Research Institute.

Before joining the WellSpring team, she practiced as a primary care physician at Hale Health in Tualatin, Oregon. She maintains a position as adjunct faculty at the National University of Natural Medicine and teaches online for the Master of Science in Global Health program.

*Please note that although Dr. Brauker is a licensed primary care physician with full clinical privileges and pharmaceutical prescription rights in the state of Oregon, her scope of practice is currently limited in Michigan due to licensing and regulatory issues.

Dr. Brauker offers a variety of modalities, including:

  • • Botanical Medicine
  • • Homeopathy
  • • Targeted Nutrition Therapy
  • • Hydrotherapy
  • • Lifestyle Counseling
  • • Supplemental Therapy


She specializes in hormone balance (male and female), sleep disturbanceblood sugar stabilization, and weight loss. Other conditions she commonly treats include (but are not limited to):

  • • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • • Headaches/Migraines
  • • Anti-Aging
  • • Food Sensitivities
  • • Fatigue and Low Energy
  • • Digestive Complaints
  • • Thyroid Disorders
  • • Autoimmune Conditions
  • • Women's Health
  • • Skin Conditions
  • • Depression
  • • Anxiety
  • • Infertility
  • • ADD/ADHD
  • • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia


To schedule an appointment with Dr. Brauker, please visit and click on "schedule an appointment".   You can also email or call (989) 941-6555.