Naturopathic Medicine

Focusing on total wellness and health promotion, I primarily use three methods to support you as you move towards achieving true balance in all aspects of your life:

  • Botanical medicine
  • Chinese medicine & acupuncture
  • Counselling

We begin by addressing root cause, and by optimizing digestion and absorption. We work to balance stress, sleep, and the fostering of a sustainable healthy lifestyle.  My practice philosophy is one of supported independence: In any individual treatment plan, my goal is to help someone re-discover the tangible, practical, ways to regain balance in their lives with the minimum amount of intervention.

I maintain a Naturopathic Family Medicine practice at the Herbal Clinic and Dispensary in Roncesvalles Village. Although I primarily see adults in my practice, I spent a year of my clinical internship training on a specialized pediatric rotation, and very much welcome children and teenagers to my practice. 

I am a licensed Naturopathic Doctor, a Registered Herbalist, and a certified yoga instructor. I am proud to be the co-founder of the The Community Clinic on Roncesvalles, an affordable community acupuncture clinic operating 4 days a week at the Herbal Clinic and Dispensary.

I am a member of the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND),  the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND), and licensed through the College of Naturopaths of Ontario.  I am also a member of the Ontario Herbalists Association.

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Chris performing flame cupping during an internship at the WHO Hospital for Traditional Medicine in Hanoi, Vietnam, 2007