About Dr. Dawn
Alternative Medicine, Naturopathic Doctor, Functional Medicine, Acupuncture, Reiki, Bio-Energy Healing, all incorporated in the South Huntington/Melville Long Island clinic.
Dr. Dawn Siglain – Parente is a compassionate doctor who believes in the body’s innate ability to heal itself when treated with nature and understanding. She is a Naturopathic Doctor and an Acupuncturist having received her Doctoral Degree in Naturopathic Medicine and Masters of Science Degree in Acupuncture with training in Traditional Chinese Medicine at the University of Bridgeport.
Combining both western and eastern modalities allows an opportunity to address patients’ needs in their own specific way. She holds her license as a Board Certified Naturopathic Doctor in the state of CT and is a member of the New York Association of Naturopathic Physicians. She is a licensed acupuncturist in the state of NY.
Dr. Dawn’s path into wellness started while she was living in San Diego, CA and had the ah-ha moment of truly believing that ‘You Are What You Eat’ which led to her next true understanding of Hippocrates’s famed saying, ‘Let Food Be Thy Medicine & Medicine Be Thy Food’. Upon moving back to the east coast, her interests delved even deeper into optimum health. This led to her certifications as a Health Coach with the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and Personal Trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine.
Clinical education exposed Dr. Dawn to a variety of healing modalities. Her interests of expertise are treating mental health, autoimmune, pulmonary and renal conditions. She specializes in mind-body, homeopathy, exercise planning, and counseling in diet and lifestyle changes. Dr. Dawn is able to lead patients through their process of healing with support and kindness. She preceptored with Dr. Jenna Henderson, ND at Holistic Kidney which is a kidney focused practice in the field of naturopathic medicine.
In 2015, she received her Second Degree of Reiki under Usui Shiki Ryoho. She was also recognized by the UB College of Naturopathic Medicine as a recipient of the 2015 Bragg Health Institute Nutrition Scholarship. In 2017, she received a scholarship from UB to study with Dr. Andre Saine at The Canadian Academy of Homeopathy in Montreal and completed the course in ‘Essentials of Acute and Chronic Prescribing’. She also studied homeopathy under Dr. Florence McPherson who is an expert in the field.
Dr. Dawn now resides in her hometown of Huntington, NY where she can treat patients in her community with a caring heart. Staying active, creating delicious meals from farmers market goods, spending time with her family, and hanging out at the dog park with her sweet chihuahua Chloe are all things Dr. Dawn enjoys. If you have any questions or would like to know more about naturopathic medicine, acupuncture, or reiki please reach out to her. She would love to help you out in any way she can.