We don’t heal you.

We teach you how to heal yourself.

Consulting With Women All Over The World

Rubus Health is an innovative women’s medicine clinic with highly trained doctors, nutrition and lifestyle consultants.

Our name Rubus comes from the herb Rubus idaeus (Red Raspberry Leaf)—which is well known for it’s ability to strengthen and support the womb space on both the physical and energetic level.

As a woman centered medical practice, we like to think it is our job to help you cultivate your most incredible womanly health on all levels.

We believe your body has the wisdom to heal and that your symptoms have a root cause…and we’re committed to helping you find it.

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Schedule a complimentary session with our expert Naturopathic and Functional Medicine Practitioners to learn about how we can help you balance your hormones, boost your mood, increase your energy and find your groove in life again. 

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Clinical Team

Dr. Jolene Brighten, ND

Dr. Jolene Brighten

Dr. Jolene Brighten is a Functional Medicine Naturopathic Doctor and the founder of Rubus Health—a root cause women’s medicine clinic where she specializes in the treatment of hormone disorders, including adrenal and thyroid conditions. She is the leading expert in Post-Birth Control Syndrome and the side effects and long term consequences associated with the use of the birth control pill. In her patient centered clinic, Dr. Brighten thrives on navigating the space between conventional and alternative medicine, all while working with patients to help them achieve optimum balance, health, and happiness.

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Erica Favela, NC

Erica Favela

Erica Favela uses food and physical well being as the starting place for individuals to come into alignment with living the best version of themselves. Erica first discovered the  benefits and limitless possibilities of plant based foods while studying at Living Light International Culinary Institute. Her horizons about food and nutrition expanded while becoming a certified Holistic Nutrition Consultant at Bauman College, and her personal journey with health continues to evolve.

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Dr. Amy Eady, DNP, NA

Dr. Amy Eady

Amy Eady is a Functional Medicine Lifestyle Educator who helps women struggling with hormone imbalances, including thyroid and adrenal dysfunction, PMS, PCOS, and other hormone related symptoms. Amy has experienced the first hand debilitating effects of hypothyroidism after her doctors surgically removed her thyroid, refused her replacement hormones, and dismissed her symptoms that resulted in her daily struggle with extreme fatigue and weight gain. When her doctors finally prescribed her medication she found that all of her symptoms didn’t just resolve. With doctors offering her little support, she turned to the power of diet and lifestyle intervention, which brought her greater energy, lasting weight loss, and improved fertility. She found her thyroid concerns being dismissed by her healthcare team once again as her hypothyroid symptoms came back with a vengeance during her pregnancy. It was then that she sought out the unique expertise of Dr. Brighten to aid in her thyroid condition and has been learning from her since. She continues to study under Dr. Brighten and is involved with all of her patient care.

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What to Expect

  • Comprehensive Case Review

    Our comprehensive case review is designed to fast track your healing and discover your root cause.

  • Actionable Follow-Ups

    Keeping you on track for your health goals is what we do best! Meet with your health practitioner to fine tune your health needs.

  • Holistic Nutrition Support

    As a member of the Rubus Health Community you’ll receive access to our group classes and resources to help you optimize your diet.

  • Personalized Care

    Receive a personalized plan, including nutrition, exercise, and mind-body practices to help you achieve your goals.

  • Online Patient Education

    We’ve been known to drop some serious health knowledge in our articles, weekly emails, and webinars and would love to have you join in and learn more about your health.

  • Customized Supplement Program

    Take only the supplements you need! You’ll receive targeted supplement therapy recommendations that are specific to your body’s needs.

Our symbol is more than just an “R” for Rubus. Rubus idaeus is the herb which strengthens and supports the womb space, which represents female health, energy, and abundance. Our mission is to support women by enhancing what their body and mind naturally know how to do, and by listening to the messages your body is trying to provide.

We don’t believe your body is rebelling against you. Your body is doing everything it can to ensure your survival—we just need to figure out how to give it the message that you are safe, which means finding your root cause and helping you heal.

The symbol of woman, the inverted triangle also represents the womb. As a root cause women’s medicine practice we support women at every stage of life with an understanding that each woman has their own individual needs.

Being a woman means having a body that is capable of creating life, which means regardless of your decision about having children, your body has unique needs that must be met in order to thrive.

The symbol of Earth represents our commitment to honoring your body’s wisdom and nature on our healing journey together. As an integrative practice, we utilize herbal medicine, nutritional therapy, stress reduction techniques, nature therapy and other modalities that sometimes get called Earth Medicine.

We also seek to understand the wisdom of nature and are committed to studying the research and educating ourselves about the tools and methods we use. We pride ourselves in being innovative practitioners.


  • In the growing trend toward natural therapies and treatments, there is no substitute for the authority of clinical experience. Dr. Jolene Brighten draws on this experience to light the path for an entire generation of women who want to make a truce with their bodies, heal them, own them, and love them. I count her in a small group of colleagues I trust and refer to as vanguard healers bridging the gap between the old and the new medicine.Dr. Kelly Brogan, NYT bestselling author of A Mind of Your Own

  • Dr. Jolene Brighten is a powerful force supporting women’s health and well-being. In a world where oral contraceptives are doled out like candy, Dr. Brighten guides women through reestablishing hormonal balance and reclaiming their lives. This book will help countless women in great need.Maya Shetreat-Klein, MD, author of The Dirt Cure

  • Dr. Brighten’s work is so important for women’s health. Whenever women with thyroid, menstrual or fertility issues come to work with Dr. Brighten they find have better periods, feel better, they have more energy and in many cases they are able to reverse their conditions. I highly recommend Dr. Brighten’s work.Dr. Izabella Wentz, Thyroid Pharmacist, NYT Best Selling Author of Hashimoto’s Protocol

  • If you are a woman and you are dealing with hormone issues, adrenal issues or a thyroid condition then this is your go-to doctor. Her clinic will help you restore your hormones, get your energy back and improve your period. I have been recommending my readers to her for many years because she gets the results that you are desiring.Dr. Mariza Snyder, Best Selling Author

  • Dr. Jolene Brighten and her women health clinics help women address their hormone imbalances and autoimmune disease by getting to the root cause.Dr. Trevor Cates, Spa Doctor, Best Selling Author

  • Dr. Brighten is someone I look to help me often with patients that I have questions about with women’s health issues. I find that her wisdom and knowledge of women’s health is unparalleled. I really value her expertise.Dr. Alejandra Carrsaco Functional Medicine MD

Where to Find Us


Portland, OR


329 NE Couch Street
Portland, Oregon 97232
(503) 498-8830