Adams Avenue Integrative Health

3239 Adams Avenue
San Diego, CA 92116
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619-546-4806 – Office
619-546-5326 – Fax

Naturopathic Medical Team

Dr. Elijah McCarthy, ND

Dr. Elijah McCarthy, ND

Dr. Elijah McCarthy is a Naturopathic Doctor who received his training at Bastyr University in San Diego. He is a member of the inaugural class at Bastyr University California, graduating with honors and elected Valedictorian by his peers. As a passionate doctor of natural medicine, he employs a variety of natural therapeutics in treating his patient’s including botanical medicine, clinical nutrition, homeopathy, naturopathic physical medicine, craniosacral therapy (CST), IV nutrient therapy, and mind/body approaches to healing.  Dr. McCarthy delivers true holistic health care addressing imbalances on the physical level, as well as on the mental/emotional and spiritual levels.

Dr. McCarthy recognizes the realities of modern living and their detrimental impacts on the human body and psyche. He has a strong interest in the mind-body connection and how our thoughts and beliefs shape our circumstances and influence our health. He is a huge proponent of living life with purpose, and emphasizes the human need for community and connection with nature. He considers spending time in Nature an essential nutrient for life.
Dr. McCarthy holds sacred the patient-doctor relationship and seeks to uncover the fundamental causes of dis-ease in his patient’s. He is a father of two nature loving boys and has a particular affinity for treating the pediatric population. His training and experience has positioned him as a well-rounded general practitioner; however, he has extensive experience treating autoimmune conditions, gastrointestinal complaints, diabetes, anxiety/depression, and thyroid and adrenal dysfunctions.

Dr. Jahaz Shine, ND

Dr. Jahaz Shine received her Bachelor’s degree in Biological and Physical Science /Pre-Med from Fontbonne University, in St. Louis, MO.  She completed her Naturopathic Doctorate at Bastyr University California.  In addition to her training in Naturopathic Medicine, Dr. Shine is also certified in Intravenous Therapy and Formulation, trained in biofeedback, and has over 15 years in Mind/Body/Meditation training.   She is an avid meditator and believes in treating the whole person, mind, body, soul, and spirit.

Dr. Shine recently accepted the nomination for American Association of Naturpathic Physicians, National Spokesperson Team.  She is an Air Force Veteran who has been working alongside of AANP to advocate for NDs in the VA Healthcare system.  Dr. Shine focuses on Holistic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Mind-Body Therapeutics, Physical Medicine and IV medicine.   She will be receiving additional certification in Biofeedback and Minor Office Procedures in the near future.

In her life prior to becoming a Naturopathic Doctor, Dr. Shine was a member of the US Air Force for 9 years.  She served in Afghanistan- Operation Enduring Freedom, worked as an Air Evacuations Technician in 10 countries providing care to wounded soldiers aboard military aircraft.  Dr. Shine managed the Occupational Wellness Program at Vandenberg AFB in California, where she provided medical care and performed detailed physical exams, and minor office procedures for military and government contractors.  Her passion is to provide Naturopathic Care to veterans and military personnel in VA Healthcare centers Nationwide. She is a professional speaker, with a number of small engagements entitled, AWAKEN YOUR INNER GODDESS geared toward empowerment of women of all ages. Dr. Shine is very passionate about health and urges people to live their best life.