Our Team




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Dr. Michelle Torrance, ND, LAc

Dr. Michelle Torrance, ND, LAc, LMP, is a licensed physician and acupuncturist in Washington State and graduate of Bastyr University.  She continued her post-graduate studies at Shuguang Hospital, Shanghai, China. Her undergraduate degrees came from University of the Pacific, California.  Michelle welcomes patients who need a primary care physician or patients who have specific health and wellness concerns.  Areas of interest include women's health, adolescence through menopause, family planning, allergies and sensitivities, thyroid dysfunction, digestive issues including reflux and skin conditions.  Michelle currently offers IV therapy, Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine, and runs our HCG Weight Loss program. Dr. Torrance is currently only able to accept new patients with Group Health and United Health Care insurance. She is accepting new acupuncture patients with infertility concerns only.




Dr. Meredith Peyton, ND

Dr. Peyton received both her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine and her Bachelor of Science in Herbal Medicine from Bastyr University in Kenmore, WA. Growing up in rural Minnesota brought Dr. Peyton close to the rhythms of nature and she formed a deep appreciation and respect for its healing powers. That is what drives her focus in the field of Environmental Medicine. She specializes in Western Botanical Medicine, Detoxification Techniques, Homeopathy and drainage modalities including Gemmotherapy. Also, she enjoys using physical medicine in her practice, such as Craniosacral Therapy and Visceral Manipulation. In addition to her work in Environmental Medicine, Dr. Peyton sees a variety of conditions including chronic disease, chronic pain as well as acute illness management. She is a current member of The Naturopathic Academy of Environmental Medicine and will be accepting new patients here at SNC. Dr. Peyton lives in Carnation, WA with her husband and baby daughter. When she has time, she enjoys hiking with her family and cooking meals with our incredible local produce! 



Dr. Amber Content, ND

Dr. Amber Content, a longtime native of the Pacific Northwest, earned her Bachelors of Science in Herbal Sciences from Bastyr University and then went on to complete her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine in order to fulfill her goals of becoming an expert in the field of holistic medicine. She has obtained additional training in Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy, Genomic Medicine, Scenar Therapy, Neural Therapy, Gemmotherapy, Kinesio Taping, Neural Prolotherapy and Botanical Medicine. Dr. Content is a primary care physician who specializes in women's health, endocrine dysfunction, family medicine, chronic disease and chronic non-malignant pain. She believes in treating the cause of the problem, bridging the gap between natural and conventional medicine while offering patients the best primary care possible. Her approach is compassionate, direct and thorough. She excels at making difficult concepts and conditions easy to understand so you feel empowered and informed. In her spare time Dr. Content likes to cook, hike, garden, read medical journals and spend time with her husband and two teenage children. She is accepting new patients of all ages. 


Dr. Madison Fandel, ND

Dr. Fandel is a primary care naturopathic physician with further training in anti-aging, functional and metabolic medicine and certification in the advanced preparation and injection of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) to rejuvenate and promote growth of tissue in the body. She received her Bachelors in Biology from the University of Hawaii Manoa and completed her doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine at Bastyr University, then additional training through the Metabolic Medical Institute and American Cosmetic Cellular Medicine Association. Dr. Fandel believes in treating the whole person; body, mind and spirit. She takes time to listen, understand and educate each patient at every visit. She believes in finding the root cause of each complaint though detailed conversation and creating detailed treatment plans to support each patient in their quest for optimal health and well being. Dr. Fandel lives in Seattle and enjoys catching up with friends and exploring the city with her dog, Jax. 


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Jonathan Dodds, LAc

Jonathan Dodds, LAc is a licensed Acupuncturist at the Snohomish Naturopathic Clinic.  Jonathan earned his Masters of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego. He completed further training in Diabetes and Chinese Herbology at the Chengdu University Hospital of TCM in the Sichuan Province of China. Jonathan has undergone extensive training and specializes in the areas of Orthopedic Sports Medicine and pain management. Jonathan is also a highly trained Herbalist and includes the use of Chinese Herbs in his treatments whenever possible.  Jonathan welcomes all new patients.





Kelly Williams, MA-C

Kelly has been a medical assistant for 23 years providing patient care along with phlebotomy and IV therapy. She uses her skills and experience in helping patients to achieve their optimal health goals! 


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Chandra Beitner 

Chandra is our practice manager and Ideal Protein Weight Loss Program Coach. She enjoys working with people to help them reach their weight loss and life style goals! Chandra has been raised in the area and has worked for many years in the medical field. Both she and her husband are fluent in American Sign Language and in their free time enjoy archery, camping and spending time with their three dogs. 





Gloria Mata-Martinez

 Gloria is our billing specialist here at SNC. She is ready and happy to answer all your billing questions! She has several years experience in all different kinds of medical settings. We are happy to have her bring her wide array of experience to our team. Gloria came to us from San Diego, California and is learning to love the PNW. She is fluent in Spanish and makes a mean enchilada! 




Tiana Ushler

Tiana is our lead receptionist. She brings years of customer service experience to our team and she is ready to provide all patients with a wonderful experience as soon as they walk in the door. Tiana has a genuine passion for naturopathic medicine and loves chatting with everyone who comes in.  



Brianna Mahoney 

Our newest member of the SNC team! Having a back ground in reception but a strong passion for the medical field, Brianna is a great addition to our team. She is excited to get to know our patients and looking forward to welcoming each one with a smile! Brianna is fluent in American Sign Language.