Board Certification for the Natural Health Practitioner

About Us

The American Council of Holistic Medicine was originally founded in 2001 as the Guild of Holistic Practitioners. The ACHM represents professionals trained in the arts of natural healing and is dedicated to fostering excellence within the field of natural medicine.


D. Miles Jonsson, DC, PhD, President,  is a licensed chiropractic physican with over 30 years of experience. He is also a naturopath practicing in the state of Texas. His passion is educating both his patients and other practitioners in natural health principles.
Patti Bartsch, PhD, Executive Director, is a trained Naturopath for both people and animals. She tolds a doctorate in natural health and two degrees in animal science from the University of Massachusetts. She is a adjunct professor at Kingdom College of Natural Health and an author, writing on natural healing.



The American Council of Holistic Medicine is licensed and registered in Ventura County, California. 

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*Disclaimer: Members of the ACHM do not provide services such as diagnosing, prescribing cures and/or medications, surgery, or any other regulated procedures unless they are licensed to so so. The ACHM expects its members to adhere to the boundaries, abilities and scope of their professions. The ACHM cannot be held responsible for any members providing services beyond their legal scope and capabilities. Also, any and all information on this website pertaining to health is for educational purposes only.