Blossom Natural Health and Wellness opened its doors in Camas, Washington in 2006 with the vision of helping people of all ages find a better path to wellness. We are a dynamic team of experienced holistic health professionals who work together to deliver quality comprehensive naturopathic and root-cause-focused healthcare for the entire family.
Blossom Natural Health and Wellness empowers holistic health-minded individuals and families to live optimally healthy lives by providing natural healthcare that addresses root causes.
The Healing Power of Nature
The healing power of nature refers to the body’s intrinsic ability to heal. When an illness or imbalance occurs, the body is designed to naturally correct the imbalance and remain healthy.
At Blossom Natural Health and Wellness, we believe your body has the power to heal.
We see it as our role to support the body and encourage this natural healing process. We will help you identify and remove obstacles that prevent healing and allow nature to restore your body. We will guide you to the natural and holistic methods your unique body needs to restore, detoxify, and rebuild.
What Makes Us Different
Our naturopathic approach is unique because we identify the root causes of your health concerns and remove obstacles that interfere with your healing. Our goal for your health is to develop balance and vitality and restore your body’s natural healing capabilities. We’re here to help you achieve and maintain optimal health and vitality!
What sets us apart:
Meet Our Experienced Team
Dr. Meredith Distante
Dr. Meredith Distante is a family physician who specializes in natural medicine with a special interest in women’s health. She is the proud owner and clinic director of Blossom Natural Health and Wellness. It gives her tremendous joy to have lived and worked in her community for so many years.
She grew up in New York and moved to Portland in the 1990s to pursue her dream of becoming a naturopathic physician. She earned her medical degree with high honors at the National University of Natural Medicine in 2001, and her BA from the University of Pennsylvania where she studied pre-medical sciences graduating in 1995. Licensed as a Naturopathic Doctor in Washington State, Dr. Distante is a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, the Washington Association of Naturopathic Physicians, a community educator and lecturer, and a proud mom of 2 beautiful young women. While living in the majestic Pacific Northwest she enjoys the outdoors and being in nature as much as possible, cooking, live music, fitness, and travel. She believes a well balanced and rounded life is essential to health and longevity.
Dr. Brooke Beck
Dr. Brooke Beck is a licensed naturopathic physician in Washington state who has a passion for natural and holistic health care. She loves being able to spend thorough time with her patients in order to individualize their medicine to better treat the cause, educate, and empower them. She provides naturopathic medical care in all stages of life with a focus on gastrointestinal disease, allergies, diabetes, and women’s health. She specializes in the use of botanical medicine, homeopathy, hydrotherapy, clinical nutrition, and dietary counseling.
Dr. Beck tries her best to “live the life that she prescribes” and finds this important when motivating and inspiring patients to achieve wellness. In her spare time, she and her family enjoy camping, appreciating music together, and the art of cooking unique and delicious recipes.
She earned her bachelor of arts in biology from Knox College in Galesburg, Il. Then afterwards obtained her naturopathic medical degree at the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon. She was awarded a certificate of homeopathy after completing additional coursework in classical homeopathy from the New England School of Homeopathy (NESH). Following her medical education, she finished an intensive integrative medical residency at the Center for Natural and Integrative Medicine (CNIM) in Orlando, Florida. She continues to focus her continuing education on women’s health and hormones, metabolic dysfunction such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and botanical medicine.
Brianna Gallardo (Office Assistant)
Born and raised in the Camas/Washougal area, Brianna grew up surrounded by all the abundant natural beauty the Columbia River Gorge has to provide. She enjoys hiking, camping, gardening, herbal medicine making and crafting with found natural objects. All of these adventures are best shared with her husband, daughter, and numerous local family members. When she gets a quiet moment, Brianna enjoys reading and baking (grain-free of course!).
Brianna was first introduced to Blossom Natural Health and Wellness as a patient. After many years with health problems that were not being solved by conventional medicine, Brianna was introduced to Dr. Meredith Distante, who’s holistic and natural approach to healthcare helped Brianna to heal fully and lead a much healthier life. Brianna became passionate about helping others gain health through lifestyle changes, ultimately becoming a part of Blossom’s team. Brianna was trained in herbalism through the Arctos School of Herbal and Botanical Studies in Portland, OR. She hopes to use this knowledge to further the health of our community.
Leeana Hickman (Office Assistant)
Leeana graduated high school in Vancouver, WA and studied medical assisting at Concorde Career Colleges in Portland, OR. Growing up a sick kid, she always knew she wanted to work with people in need and help others find their way back to good health. She has spent her career working in many different areas of the medical world; from retirement homes and nursing assistant work to medical receptionist and hands-on patient care.
Since becoming a mother, giving her family the most natural lifestyle has been her biggest priority. On her off days, you’ll find her at almost any of the local markets, parks or trails spending time outdoors with her two kids. She loves to cook her family traditional recipes and take them on adventures to the beach or up north. Being able to blend her knowledge of the medical field and her home-made SE Asian roots makes being at Blossom the perfect fit!
Ali Trukken (Office Assistant)
Ali graduated Summa Cum Laude from Arizona State University with her Bachelor’s of Science in Integrative Healthcare in 2021. Since graduating, she has helped manage several Holistic Health Clinics in San Diego, California to get hands on experience working with patients and understanding the intricacies of managing an office. She recently relocated to Vancouver, Washington in 2023 and became right at home at Blossom!.
In her free time, she enjoys hiking and exploring the wilderness in the Pacific Northwest, cooking nutritious recipes, making art for her art business Holistia Design, and preparing to start graduate school to become a Trauma-Informed Somatic Therapist.