Natural Integrative Medicine in Bethel, CT

We offer our patients personalized natural solutions including customized health plans and acupuncture.* What sets us apart from other holistic practices is our approach to health, Integrative Natural Medicine.


Our Sophia team can help you with the ways of acupuncture and natural integrative medicine if you want to alter your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual life in a profound way. You may be able to help your body and organs function at an optimal rate by using different treatments in conjunction with holistic or alternative medicine.*

Our integrative physicians will focus on the root cause of a person’s declining health. Our Bethel clients will receive unique programs that will include individualized treatments created for them.*
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Our Office Serving Bethel, CT

 31 Old Rte 7, Brookfield, CT 06804

Phone: (203) 740-9300

Hours of Operation:
Monday: 8:30AM – 6PM
Tuesday: 1:00PM – 5PM
Wednesday: 8:30AM – 6PM
Thursday: 11:00AM – 6PM
Friday: 8:30AM – 12PM
Saturday: 8:30AM – 12PM                                              Sunday: Closed

Conditions We Treat

After determining your cause of pain, we will speak directly to you and your condition by creating a natural solution and health plan. Natural Integrative Medicine and Acupuncture has provided help for a variety of different conditions our patients have experienced, with excellent results.*

Chronic Pain

Chronic pain often lasts for more than 12 weeks and is persistent. It may be felt in the muscles, joints and knees.


Worry, apprehension and nervousness may be the result of anxiety, a general term that can stand for several disorders.

Cardiovascular Disease

Diseased vessels, structural problems and blood clots are heart conditions that may be symptoms of  cardiovascular disease.


Natural integrative medicine can help to ease relief from mental health conditions such as depression*


Those with Insomnia often find it hard to fall asleep or stay asleep. They experience fatigue and tiredness.

Lyme Disease

A tick-borne infectious disease (also called borreliosis) that can be transmitted to humans by backlegged ticks.


Lack of energy, reduced physicality and mental exhaustion may be symptoms of tiredness and fatigue.

Digestion Problems

Heartburn / GERD, IBD, and IBS are all common digestion problems and symptoms that occur in the digestive tract.

Sports & Accident Injuries

Often seen as sprains or strains, these types of injuries occur during organized sport due to lack of training or safety equipment.

Acupuncturists & Natural Health Providers Serving Bethel, CT

Dr. Kenneth Hoffman, our founder, has served thousands of patients with natural integrative medicine and acupuncture, and has been able to bring the benefits of those services to our patients in Bethel.* We have numerous experienced specialists to assist our Bethel clients through Traditional Medicine Diagnostics, natural treatments and knowledge of Western Medicine.

Dr. Kenneth Hoffman, DAOM, L.Ac.

Dr. Kenneth Hoffman, DAOM, L.Ac.

Our Medical Director and Founder

Ken Hoffman is a Doctor of Acupuncture and a specialist in Natural Medical Care. In 1991, he began private training under the tutelage of a Taoist medical and qi gong master where he began learning the art of Chinese healing.

He then completed a 4 year Chinese medical school program with an internship at St. John’s Riverside Hospital in Yonkers, NY. He has performed more than 18,000 acupuncture treatments on over 7,000 patients since starting his practice which has now grown into the busiest clinic of its kind in the state of Connecticut.

The system of Medicine he has founded, Integrative Natural Medicine, is a unique blend of his years of experience and combines the best of eastern medicine and modern functional medical sciences.

Your Different Treatment Options

Acupuncture Services in Bethel, CT

During an acupuncture session, we will be inserting sterilized tiny needles into many of your acupuncture points, where your Qi flows on the body. Qi is the harmonious balance of yin and yang, where good health is formed; bad health may be the result of an imbalance in these two forces.* We use acupuncture to bring energy flow back into a proper balance.*

Secondary Acupuncture Therapies


Cupping is the process of creating a vacuum seal on a patient’s body. Small bamboo jars or glass cups will be used to break up stagnation and congestion and bring blood flow to the affected area. A part of Oriental medicine, this is offered in two ways, both dry and wet, and can help our Bethel patients find a sense of relief from soreness. *


Diathermy, often called moist heat therapy, can help with muscle or joint conditions. Diathermy is the use of a high-frequency electric current to help stimulate heat generation deep within a targeted tissue. This practice accelerates healing by increasing blood flow and making connective tissue more flexible.*


In the areas of Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture, moxibustion is the medical technique that usually involves burning a mugwort, a small spongy herb, that will help facilitate healing. This will help our Bethel patients strengthen their blood, stimulate the flow of qui and maintain general health. Moxibustion will help our Bethel patients stimulate the flow of their Qi and strengthen their blood to maintain general health.* It is a traditional Chinese medicine technique that involves burning a mugwort, a small spongy herb, to facilitate healing.

Tu Nai

We offer our Bethel patients the specialized services of Tui Nai. This traditional Chinese medicine uses bodywork and therapeutic massage to help with disharmony in the body. Tui Nai works to harmonize yin and yang in your body while manipulating the Qi and helping to treat the body as a whole.

Tui Nai is a popular natural treatment that can be used as a suitable treatment for specialized care who may not want acupuncture such as a child. It focuses on treating traumas, injuries and a variety of musculoskeletal problems.*

Dietary Therapy in Bethel, CT

Chinese Dietary Therapy is a form of treatment that focuses on adjusting a personal diet to fit your own pattern diagnosis.* Our Bethel specialists can offer you guidance in maintaining a balanced nutrition through the correct dieting. While it is mostly used to achieve the balance of yin and yang through nutrition and medicine, Chinese Dietary Therapy can be centered around eating in moderation.

Herbal Medicine & Supplementation in Bethel, CT

We can help our Bethel clients gain better lifestyles and health by blending traditional herbal formulas while scientifically utilizing modern supplementation.* All natural properties create this type of medicine including minerals, vitamins, amino acids and hormones. Our medical specialists have focused on integrative natural medicine and have been experienced with herbal and nutraceutical medicine. Allow yourself to find more natural ways of improving and preserving your health by coming to Sophia Natural Health Center.*

Lifestyle Counseling in Bethel, CT

Every one of our Bethel patients can benefit from lifestyle counseling,  whether it’s not getting enough sleep or being too stressed out in life.* We always try to work lifestyle modifications into your personalized treatment plan at Sophia Natural Health Center, and try to find a lifestyle that works best for your individual healing needs.

Additional Services We Offer

Focusing on the ways of Traditional Chinese Medicine, allows us to extend our services of Acupuncture, Dietary Therapy, Lifestyle Counseling, and Herbal Medicine to our Bethel patients. At our office in Brookfield, we also specialize in a number of other secondary services:

Your Natural Medicine Specialist Serving Bethel, CT

Our main goal at Sophia Natural Health Center is to use holistic medicine to improve all of the factors that influence our Bethel clients’ health and wellness. We will create a natural solution and health plan to fit your needs and current conditions.*
*The effectiveness of diagnosis and treatment will vary. Sophia Natural Health Center does not guarantee certain results

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The effectiveness of diagnosis and treatment will vary. SOPHIA Natural Health Center does not guarantee certain results.

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