As a licensed Naturopathic Doctor, I am trained to care for patients of all different ages and can address a wide range of health concerns. However, my approach extends to a particular passion for mental health, plant medicine and mind-body medicine. My personal and professional philosophy is grounded in connection and balance. I believe that the human body and mind will function optimally when there is a connection to self, to others, to nature, as well as balance in the body and in life.
I struggled for many years with chronic health issues that were left undiagnosed. Unassisted by conventional medicine, I became interested in alternative medicines. Through that process and discovery, I found Naturopathic Medicine, which was the catalyst for my own deep work. I have been privileged and fortunate to have access to medicines and teachers that have profoundly shaped my own healing journey and have highly influenced the way I practice. I am also trained in Somatic Experiencing Therapy and spend a lot of my time teaching about the nervous system and the effects of trauma, & stress on our physiological health.
I am passionate about working with people who want to achieve a better quality of life, who feel stuck and who are looking for more enjoyment and fulfillment. After years of my own experiences with altered states of consciousness and on-going deep healing, emerged my passion for integration. I believe that creating coherence in the mind, body & spirit is cornerstone to living with more wholeness and alignment in the day-to-day. Through my education, my own personal experiences & on-going training, I have developed a unique approach to guide others in the process of self-discovery, connection and realignment.
How I work with clients
I work with clients in a holistic manner. I factor in all of the elements of the mind, body and spirit. Through my life experiences, education and training, I have developed a unique set of skills to help people connect to themselves, feel more magic in their lives, and to ultimately live a more aligned life. I have come to learn that my most challenging moments have actually been gifts that now allow me to approach each patient visit uniquely and view each patient through a compassionate lens.
My perspective on achieving optimal health is to restore the connection between mind and body, create balance, stimulate the healing power within and treat the underlying cause of disease. The symptoms that people exhibit are warning signs that something is not functioning properly in the body. My focus is always on the patient as an individual, factoring in their physiological, psychological, social, spiritual, structural environment and lifestyle factors.
Patient-centered care is central in my work, meaning the focus is on individual patient needs. My sessions are individualized and I always try my best to meet each patient where they are at. Sessions with me often include compassionate inquiry based exploration of the mind and relationships, intuitive guidance, and a weaving of many different modalities to facilitate the process of self-discovery, integration and alignment.
I am very committed to my own personal growth, healing and development, as it allows me to continuously evolve the work that I do.