Amanda Placeres, ND, is a graduate from the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine (UBCNM) and the founder of Placeres Naturopathic and Acupuncture in New Milford and Norwalk, Conn. She is an adjunct professor at UBCNM and was recently named one of naturopathic medicine’s Young Influencers by the American Association of Naturopathic Medical Colleges.