From the time I graduated with a BA in psychology from the University of Manitoba, and practiced sports rehabilitation as a Registered Massage Therapist (Banff & Canmore, Alberta), to when I studied to become a Naturopathic Doctor at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine (New Westminster, BC), I have put into practice the link between physical and emotional health as a doorway to wellness in all areas of life.
Naturopathic Medicine is a vehicle that allows me to work with a patient to find the right treatment using nutritional & lifestyle counseling, botanical medicine, supplements, homeopathy, acupuncture techniques and other modalities.
One of the cornerstones of Naturopathic Medicine is the precept ‘Docere’ meaning “Doctor as teacher”. It is this precept that emphasizes education and options in healthcare. As an ND it is my job to continually learn in order to provide the best healthcare I can. I have received additional training in the areas of Neural Therapy, Visceral Manipulation, Neuro Emotional Technique (NET), Intravenous Therapies, Injection techniques (including Bio-Puncture), and Bio-Identical Hormones.
I have an interest in physical medicine that includes injection techniques and soft tissue work as well as hormone balancing (from male & female fertility to thyroid issues to menopause & andropause). My other passion is for environmental medicine – the effects that environmental toxins have on our bodies, and how to prevent and reverse the damage.
Family ties and being in nature are integral to health as I’ve learned from growing up in the community-centred and nature-filled prairies of Manitoba. I have many interests in life…all of which include breathing.
Jenny is a Naturopathic Doctor working in Vancouver’s vibrant downtown.