Andrew Litchy, ND
Andrew Litchy, ND is a graduate of the National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) in Portland, OR. While attending NCNM, Andrew also received a Certificate in Shiatsu massage. During his time at NCNM, he conducted research studying the effects of meditation training on the body and mind and has presented this work at national and international meetings. Prior to attending NCNM he received the Bachelor of Arts degree in Physiology from the University of Minnesota (Twin Cities). Andrew’s research interests include the physiologic correlates of mind-body training, botanical and homeopathic medicines, and traditional naturopathic interventions.
Currently, Andrew practices naturopathic medicine at the Bhakti Wellness Center in Edina, MN. He is adjunct faculty at the National College of Natural Medicine where he teaches Lifecycle Nutrition and pathophysiology in the MScN program, and is teaching faculty at the University of Minnesota where he teaches Lifestyle Medicine. Andrew is the Treasurer for the Minnesota Association of Naturopathic Physicians, and is a medical supervisor at Pillsbury House Integrated Healthcare Clinic.
Andrew is an endorsed Samatha-Vipassana meditation instructor and was previously a Buddhist monk. He leads several meditation groups in the Twin Cities, and volunteers teaching Loving-Kindness meditation at Pathways in Minneapolis, MN.
When not in the clinic, Andrew can be found with his son on his knee, both plunking away at the piano. He is an avid gardener and cook, and is owned by two lovely cats.