Dr. Cucchiara holds an undergraduate business marketing degree from St. John's University in Queens, NY, as well as a Holistic Health Counseling certification from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, and graduate of Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (CNME accredited medical school).
Naturopathic medical school is a 4-year, post graduate and doctorate level program comparable to that of traditional medical schools. Naturopathic medical students are trained in the same basic sciences to that of an MD or DO. In addition, they learn naturopathic modalities such as nutrition, botanical medicine, homeopathy, hydrotherapy, chinese medicine, physical medicine and acupuncture.
Dr. Cucchiara has also done intense study under Naturopathic Doctors that have been practicing for decades. She attended the Upledger Craniosacral 1 training by which she can perform craniosacral therapy (in select locations).