About Us

Discover a new perspective towards health!

Sheila M. Frodermann, MS, ND, DHANP, CCH – Naturopathic Physician & Homeopath

Carol L. Seng, MAOM, LAc, DA – Licensed Acupuncturist

Providence Wholistic Healthcare is a comprehensive natural family medicine and acupuncture clinic. We offer a full-range of holistic health services – dietary evaluation, nutritional counseling, Chinese and Western herbal therapies, homeopathic medicine, mind-body counseling, body therapy & acupuncture; holistic health care grounded in the medical science and aimed at correcting imbalances, promoting optimal health & wellness, and preventing disease for each individual.

Sheila M. Frodermann, MS, ND, DHANP, CCH

Naturopathic Physician & Homeopath

Dr. Sheila M. Frodermann is a naturopathic doctor, a board-certified classical homeopath, and a certified associate instructor and practitioner of Bowenwork. She is the founder and director of Providence Wholistic Healthcare, a private naturopathic medical clinic located in Providence, RI and maintains a license to practice naturopathic medicine in her native Connecticut.

Dr. Sheila received her medical training at National College of Naturopathic Medicine, an accredited four-year resident medical school, graduating with honors. She co-designed and piloted her post-doctoral residency in Integrative Family Medicine in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Frodermann received her  master of science in Environmental Studies from Antioch New England Graduate School and her bachelors in biology from Wellesley College.

Dr. Frodermann practices integrative holistic medicine, utilizing the benefits of her western medical training and conventional diagnostics procedures complimented by the exceptional range of naturopathic therapeutics: medicinal food and nutrition, herbs, homeopathy, lifestyle counseling, body therapy. Dr. Sheila offers private consultations, providing individualizing health plans for chronic and acute health issues for people of all ages, at her clinic.

Practicing with compassion and hope for achieving optimal health through natural healing, Dr. Frodermann is committed to guiding the improvement of one’s mind-body health and quality of life. For the greater community, she offers lectures about natural medicine on topics including homeopathy, women’s health, natural home remedies, and immune support.  An Associate Instructor, she enjoys teaching Bowenwork: An Introduction to Wellness in Your Hands.

Dr. Frodermann serves as Treasurer, and is past-President, of the Rhode Island Association of Naturopathic Physicians (RIANP) and is a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP). She served as Secretary of the board at Hope Center for Cancer Support, a non-profit cancer support and education organization in Providence, and as a board director of HeartSong, a non-profit medical home in Putney, VT.

Chrysanthi Kazantzis, ND, MS

Naturopathic Physician & Clinical Nutritionist

Dr. Chrysanthi Kazantzis (Dr.Kaz) is a licensed naturopathic physician, a clinical nutritionist and a level II Reiki practitioner.

Dr. Kaz graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Food Science.  Dr. Kaz went on to pursue her interest in natural medicine at the University of Bridgeport where she received a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine and a Masters in Nutrition.

Dr. Kaz is passionate about improving peoples’ health. She sees patients with a variety of health concerns including digestive disorders, cardiovascular dysfunction, thyroid dysfunction, diabetes, lyme disease and chronic pain.  She addresses these conditions through herbal medicine, nutraceuticals, homeopathy, guided nutrition and lifestyle counseling.

Dr. Kaz has been trained in disease reduction programs such as First Line Therapy and Dr. D’Adamo’s blood type diet. She knows that no two individuals are alike and focuses on individuality, specializing in nutrigenomic consults to institute preventive or therapeutic actions based on genetic makeup using the Opus 23 program to interpret raw data from 23 and me.

Dr. Kaz believes that the body has an ability to heal itself given the right tools and she helps guide patients to stop managing symptoms and start treating the underlying causes of illness while supporting patients on their journey to optimal health.

Dr. Kaz is passionate about supporting the expansion of Naturopathic medicine and serves as the Vice President of the Rhode Island Association of Naturopathic Physicians (RIANP) and is a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP).

Carol L. Seng, MAOM, LAc, DA

Licensed Acupuncturist

Carol L. Seng graduated from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in Portland, Oregon with a master’s in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.  She completed her residency at the Portland Alternative Health Clinic, which offers acupuncture and herb for HIV+ clients and for assistance in addiction recovery. Carol received her bachelor’s in history/political science from Immaculata University.

Carol’s holistic training began at the Kushi Institute in Brookline, MA.  She studied macrobiotic philosophy and cooking.  Over a span of two decades she has worked at various organizations educating people on the benefits of eating a whole foods diet, using nutritional supplements, and the importance of supporting sustainable agriculture.

Carol continued her post-graduate studies in Chinese medicine with Lonny Jarrett, LAc, in Clinical Integration, a four-year program with a focus on Chinese pulse diagnosis. Carol went on to further her education with a two-year Chinese Herbal program under the tutelage of Sharon Weizenbaum, LAc, a renowned Chinese medicine herbalist and scholar. Most recently, Carol had the privilege to study under Kiiko Matsumoto, Japanese Master Acupuncturist.

Carol practices meditation and believes in the importance of cultivating balance and awareness in all aspects of the human condition – physical, mental, spiritual.