Integrative medicine is the integration of evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine approaches along with evidence-based conventional medicine.

The field of integrative health and medicine focuses on the importance of the whole person (physical, psychological and spiritual) and emphasizes wellness and healing as its primary goals. An integrative provider will make use of all appropriate therapeutic approaches, healthcare professionals and professions to achieve optimal health and healing within the context of a supportive and effective practitioner - patient relationship.