About Dr. Fry
Dr. Mary Fry completed her undergraduate Bachelors of Science training in Nutritional Biochemistry from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. Following her undergraduate studies, she traveled extensively through South and Southeast Asia, where she had the opportunity to learn about a number of ancient medical systems. Dr. Fry continued her formal studies in naturopathic medicine, obtaining her degree from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine (NCNM) in Portland, Oregon in 2004. At NCNM, she completed certification training in Homeopathy and Shiatsu.
Commensurate with naturopathic studies, Dr. Fry began informal studies in psychology in 2000, later traveling abroad to partake in a summer intensive study program at the C.G. Jung Institute of Zurich. Dr. Fry continues to attend monthly lectures and workshops in psychological studies.
Upon graduating, Dr. Fry began clinical practice and worked for a year and a half co-managing the medicinary of NCNM; where she assisted in teaching students how to prepare customized herbal, homeopathic and flower essence formulations.
Dr. Fry has shadowed psychiatrists in inpatient facilities and crisis walk-in clinics and maintains consulting relationships with these colleagues. Dr. Fry completed a two-year post-doctoral research fellowship in the department of Psychiatry at Oregon Health & Science University in 2009. This fellowship was funded by the National Institute of Health’s National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. During her fellowship, she investigated the use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the treatment of Mental Illness, specifically for Anxiety and Depression.
Dr. Fry has presented on Natural Treatments for Mental Illness at Oregon Health & Science University’s Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, at the Integrated Mental Health Care of Oregon’s public lecture series and to University of Washington’s Senior Psychiatry Residents. In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Fry teaches natural health classes online to students all over the world.