Graduate of the University of Waterloo (B.Sc. 1992) and the Canadian
College of Naturopathic Medicine (N.D. 1997)
Practising Naturopathic Doctor since 1997.
Proffessor, Obstetrics, Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine
Supervisor, Clinical Education, Canadian College of Naturopathic
Founder, Association of Perinatal Naturopathic Doctors - A resource
for professional support for those Naturopathic Doctors working
with pregnant and birthing families and a referral service for the
public to access those naturopathic doctors who have a special emphasis
on pregnancy, birth and postpartum in their practises.
Past Board Member - Journey Support Services - a non-profit post
partum support group in York Region.
Doula – trained through Association of Labour Assistants and Childbirth
Educators (ALACE) and through Doulas of North America (DONA).Attend
births and provide prenatal and post partum care. Practising Doula
since 1992. Have attended many hospital and home births.
Special Interest in Women’s and Children’s Health with particular
focus on the Childbearing Year.
Past Medical Director – Telus Corporate Wellness Center.
Mother of three beautifully homebirthed sons.
Nominated as "Woman of the Year" by YWCA, 2000.
Experienced corporate and public speaker.
Consulting expert to "A Woman’s Book of Healing Herbs" by Rodale
Press and "Treat the Cause" by Dr. Peter Papadogianis N.D.
Multiple television and radio appearances including: Breakfast
Television, City Line, WTN, Durham Television Family Life, AM Talk
Radio: The Good Health Show.
Publications including: "Maternal Based Naturopathic Care – A Work
book", Hamilton Spectator "In Defence of the Breast", OAND professional
publication "PIH and Naturopathic Care.
My Beautiful Children! A photo