Dr. Myriah Hinchey, ND

Location

Address
27 Main St, Hebron, Connecticut, 06248

Treatments:

Dr Hinchey practices integrative naturopathic medicine for the whole family and additionally specializes in the reversal and prevention of Chronic Disease.

Her treatment practices rely heavily on the principals of Functional Medicine and Therapeutic Lifestyle Change (TLC) as well as biomedical treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders including Autism Spectrum Disorder, Pervasive Development Disorder, and ADHD.

Dr. Hinchey identifies the underlying physiological/biochemical cause of a patient’s symptoms and then teaches him/her how to correct it by making simple but effective changes to their lifestyle often utilizing a combination of nutrition, supplementation, exercise, stress management, acupuncture and massage therapy.

Education 

Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT)

1998 – Dr. Hinchey has been a licensed massage therapist since 1998 from the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy, specializing in CORE myofascial release, acupressure, and deep tissue massage, integrating the Japanese healing art of Reiki into her sessions.

Bachelor Degree in Psychology

2000 – Completed her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Connecticut in 2000, receiving the New England Scholar Award.

Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine

2005 – After completing her Pre-Medical requirements, Dr. Hinchey earned her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from The University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2005.

Professional Trainings & Certifications

Medical Acupuncture Certified

2006 – Received her certificate in Medical Acupuncture for Physicians from Briarwood College in 2006. She is also certified in Facial Rejuvenation with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs from the Swedish Institute in New York City and completed training in Auricular Acupuncture for Chemical Dependency and Detoxification at the Lincoln Recovery Center in the Bronx, New York.

2009 – Completed additional training with DAN! Clinician, Dr. Nancy O’Hara where she learned hands-on how to treat children on the autism spectrum as well as those with severe ADHD.

Lyme Disease Literate Physician

To further her studies in understanding the complex and often devastating effects of Lyme disease and co-infections, Dr. Hinchey attends the International Lyme and Associated Disease Society’s (ILADS) Annual conference to keep up with the current ILADS treatment guidelines.

Lyme disease treatment is conducted in an integrative manner as well, encouraging patients to follow ILADS treatment protocol as well as using herbal protocols that have been studied extensively by Master Herbalist, Stephen Buhner.

By following these protocols, while focusing on normalizing immune system functions a balancing of the body can be achieved, which is essential for completely eradicating the disease.

2012 – Mentored with ILADS physician Dr. Tom Moorcroft to further her knowledge of how to use an integrative approach to treat Chronic Lyme Disease and other tick-borne illnesses.

2019 – Created and hosted the first Eastern Connecticut Lyme Conference.

2020 – Attended training with renowned Lyme expert and author Dr. Richard Horowitz, MD. Dr. Horowitz trains Lyme Literate Physicians in his clinical expertise and scientific advances in the diagnostics and treatment of Lyme and tick-borne diseases using classical and integrative methods to help those with chronic, resistant disease.

Preceptorship with Debra Anastasio ND

Dr. Hinchey completed an advanced preceptorship with Dr. Debra Anastasio who specializes in treating children with neurodevelopmental disorders and women’s reproductive health.

First Line Therapy Certified

Dr. Hinchey obtained her certification for First-Line Therapy (FLT) by Metagenics and has been using Therapeutic Lifestyle Change (TLC) as the main focus of her practice.  Teaching patients how to make simple but crucial lifestyle choices on a daily basis has been the most challenging but effective medicine thus far.

MAPS Certified

Dr. Hinchey is MAPS Certified, which focuses on the treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

The level of mastery that MAPS fellows (FMAPS) achieve in the field of complex pediatric conditions makes them among the best-prepared practitioners in this field.

MAPS are a group of professionals who offer a Comprehensive Education & Fellowship to Medical Professionals for the care of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and related chronic complex conditions. The rapidly increasing scientific evidence-based material that supports the medical treatment of autism spectrum-related medical disorders is evolving and passed on to practitioners in a systematic, in-depth course of study, in order to have the greatest impact on this medically complex pediatric population.

Mentorship with Autism specialist, Nancy O’Hara MD

Learned hands-on during a yearlong weekly Mentorship, how to treat children with ASD, PPD, and ADHD.

Professional Affiliations

 Dr. Hinchey has been a member of the Connecticut Naturopathic Physician Association (CPNA) since 2005.She is also an adjunct faculty member of the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) since 2014 where she has been a featured speaker during their annual conference.

ILADS is a nonprofit, international, multi-disciplinary medical society, dedicated to the diagnosis and appropriate treatment of Lyme and its associated diseases. ILADS promotes understanding of Lyme through research and education and strongly supports physicians and other health care professionals dedicated to advancing the standard of care for Lyme and its associated diseases.

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Dr. Hinchey is awesome. knows her stuff, continues to learn more, works with other drs. the supplements she has are reasonably priced and are high quality. why are you still reading this? make an appointment!
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I have found Dr Hinchey to be a wonderful wholistic doctor. I felt that she really cares as she took the time needed to figure out what is really going on, finding the cause for my symptoms and recommending natural solutions. She is truly brilliant and communicates well. She has unique ideas and treatments that I found exceptionally effective. I highly recommend her.
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It saved my life! I have chronic Lyme disease and have suffered for many years until I came here. I had 30 symptoms of Lyme & Co Infections, and now I'm down to 2 symptoms. I've lost 53 pounds and have a ton of energy. A huge Thank You to Dr. Myriah W. Hinchey and her staff.
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A comprehensive approach to health! As a scientist I love data and here the doctors really look at what is in your blood and what your body needs.
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Great place. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Dr. Hinchey knows a lot about Lyme Disease and helped me find my road to recovery.

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Highly recommend! I was super skeptical about this kind of treatment but after working with Myriah I feel better than ever! She’s the best!!
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Dr. Hinchey has been treating our family for years. I can honestly say she saved my life. So grateful for her knowledge, expertise, caring and incredible way of treating her patients. Her staff is great. She offers a lot of treatments and services. She is a great resource for many health concerns. Specifically Lyme. She is great with kids!

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