Our Naturopaths are comprehensively trained to help you achieve your short and long term health goals by utilizing the following treatment modalities:
Naturopathic Medicine puts your needs and health concerns first!
When you put your health first, that is an investment to take care of yourself. Implementing healthier choices builds for a healthier future where you are living your life the way you have always envisioned for yourself.
If you want prioritize your health and are looking for an approach that is individualized to your needs, then we would love to work with you. By working together, we will work on implementing changes to build a strong foundation, remove obstacles, help you feel more balanced, and understand your body through a different perspective. Making changes isn’t easy, but being committed to this process will help make a positive impact in your life as well as in those around you.
“Investing in yourself is the most important investment you’ll ever make in your life.” –Tim Ferriss
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need a referral to see a Naturopathic Doctor?
No, you do not need a referral to see a Naturopathic Doctor.
What are the principles of Naturopathic Medicine?
Naturopathic Doctors value and follow the following principles in their practice:
- First, do no harm
- Enhance and work with the healing powers of nature
- Identify and address the root cause of disease
- Heal the whole person through an individualized approach
- Provide education to help patients obtain a better understanding of how to maintain their health and wellbeing
- Prevent disease
What can I expect from the initial appointment?
The initial meeting will comprise of a detailed assessment. Your Naturopath will review your health goals, analyze relevant blood work with additional testing, and perform necessary physical examinations. We will obtain a greater understanding of the present obstacles standing in the way of reaching these goals. From the initial appointment, we will establish a foundational health plan. In future follow-up appointments, we will dive deeper to review testing and look at the effectiveness of the implemented treatment protocols. Through these appointments, we will track your health progress and implement any changes to the treatment plan, ensuring it matches your lifestyle goals.
What training do Naturopathic Doctors have?
After completing a four-year undergraduate program, they have to attend an accredited school of Naturopathic Medicine for four years to achieve a Doctor of Naturopathy degree.
The naturopathic education program includes clinical science courses such as anatomy, biochemistry, embryology, immunology, pharmacology, and clinical physiology – in addition to naturopathic modalities such as botanical medicine, hydrotherapy, massage, physical medicine, homeopathy, and traditional Chinese medicine. All graduates are required to successfully pass all standardized Entry to Practice Examinations in order to become qualified for registration as a Naturopathic Doctor. If practicing in Ontario, Naturopathic Doctors are registered in good standing with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario. Practicing NDs are also required to complete continuing education hours to enhance their learning and maintain their registration with Ontario.
What conditions can Naturopathic Doctors treat?
Naturopathic doctors are primary health care providers, and can treat a variety of health conditions using a personalized treatment approach that matches your health goals.
Is naturopathic medicine covered under OHIP?
Naturopathic appointments are not covered under OHIP. Many insurance companies do provide some naturopathic coverage, so check under your private insurance benefits if you are interested in booking an appointment with a Naturopathic Doctor.