Dr. Barb

Dr. Barbara MacDonald, N.D., M.S.O.M, L.Ac.

Dr. Barb is licensed in Maine and Oregon as a naturopathic physician, acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist. She graduated from National College of Naturopathic Medicine (NCNM) in Portland, OR in 1997 where she completed a one-year family practice residency.  Prior to returning, last year, to her home state of Maine, Barbara was in private practice as a primary care physician and women’s health specialist for the past 13 years in Portland, Oregon.  She was also an adjunct professor and clinical supervisor at NCNM.  She enjoys connecting with patients and supporting them in achieving their health goals with a variety of natural modalities.  Dr. Barb offers a series of free lectures on various natural health related topics at Camden Whole Health, Adult Education, Pen Bay’s Picker Center, Waldo County Hospital, Good Tern Co-Op etc…

Dr. Barb has extensive training in menopause management, women’s natural healthcare and complementary cancer care as well as primary care.  She is the co-author of The Breast Cancer Companion: A Complementary Care Manual, published in 2009 and 2010 www.thebreastcancercompanion.com.

She uses laboratory testing as well as traditional and intuitive methods for evaluation. She and her patients work in partnership to achieve their goals through a variety of treatments:

  • Nutritional counseling and lifestyle coaching
  • Western & Chinese botanicals
  • Supplements & Amino Acids
  • CranioSacral Therapy
  • Acupuncture
  • Bio-identical hormones
  • Mind-body therapies


  • Health coaching and wellness
  • Women’s health
  • Menopause & osteoporosis
  • Complementary cancer care
  • Depression & anxiety
  • Insomnia & fatigue
  • Allergies & inflammation
  • Digestive & endocrine disorders
  • Headaches & joint pain

Dr. Barb loves working with Dr. Deb at Camden Whole health where they share a vision for expanding holistic health options on the midcoast. She and her husband, Shawn, couldn’t think of a better place to raise their four year-old son.  They are grateful to Dr. Deb, their friends and family for supporting their recent move and making them feel so welcomed home.

To Contact Dr. Barb:

Dr. Barbara MacDonald, N.D., M.S.O.M., L.Ac.
Camden Whole Health
91 Elm Street
Camden, ME 04843
207.230-1131 phone
207.230.1134 fax


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Go here to see a video of Dr Barb talking about Naturopathic support during and after breast cancer.