We don’t heal you.

We teach you how to heal yourself.

Consulting with people worldwide with clinics in Portland, Oregon and Oakland, California.

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.

Rubus Health

Expert Functional Medicine Practitioners, clinical nutrition support, personalized meal plans with recipes, lifestyle optimization, doctor-grade supplements, prescription medications when necessary, and our exclusive Rubus Pelvic Care™.

We don’t just help you heal…we teach you how to heal!

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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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Dr. Anjali Kasunich, ND

Dr. Anjali Kasunich

Dr. Anjali Kasunich supports women struggling with anxiety, hormone imbalances, menstrual irregularities, and thyroid disease. After struggling for most of her early adult life with panic attacks and irregular menstrual cycles, she found Naturopathic Medicine, and finally received the support she needed to understand her body and heal herself. Through her own healing journey she has become passionate about uplifting, empowering, and advocating for root cause women’s medicine. She now helps women enjoy easier periods, better moods, and abundant energy.

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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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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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What to Expect

  • Comprehensive Case Review

    The case review takes place over 2 visits and is designed to fast track your healing and discover your root cause.

  • Actionable Follow-Ups

    On an as needed basis, these visits are designed to fine tune your healing journey and accelerate your healing.

  • Complementary Functional Nutrition

    As part of your Case Review, you will have up to 2 complimentary sessions with our Functional Nutrition & Lifestyle Coach to ensure your success. (Additional consults may be purchased.)

  • Customized Supplement Program

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

  • 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.

  • Telemedicine

    We get it — making a doctor’s visit in person can be challenging at times. That’s why we offer video and phone follow-ups.

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.

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Where to Find Us

Portland, OR

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

Oakland, CA

600 Grand Ave Suite 301
Oakland, California 94610
(510) 985-4044