I am a certified primary health care nurse practitioner (NP-PHC) with over 25 years experience in both high-stress and occupational health care environments. My experience spans emergency, critical care, occupational health & wellness, as well as medical aesthetics. My certifications include Bioidentical Hormone Replacement, Occupational Health, and I am honoured to sit on the Board of Directors for the Ontario Occupational Health Nurses Association.
As a Nurse practitioner originally trained in western, conventional medicine, I have integrated the best practices of Functional Medicine to create a focus on prevention through lifestyle medicine in alignment with the Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG)
Being diagnosed with an autoimmune disorder, I felt the effects of sustained stress on my body and started learning more about the interconnectedness of a healthy body and optimal wellness. It served as a pivotal point for me and I soon became certified in Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy and started my journey in Functional Medicine certification. I have successfully completed AFMCP (Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice) certification through IFM (Institute of Functional Medicine).
My philosophy is mathematical in nature: