A Naturopathic Doctor is a General Practitioner who uses Natural Methods. Naturopathic Medicine uses a blend of evidence based medicine and patient centered care, which provides the patients with safe, effective and individualized treatment plans. Naturopathic Doctors seek to treat the underlying cause of your concern using the least invasive methods first.
Meet Dr. Allison
“I believe that health involves more than just the absence of disease. I strive to guide and motivate people toward awareness of themselves and support them on their journey to better health.” Allison Ronda BASc, ND
Dr. Allison’s goal is to compassionately guide and empower a client to achieve optimal health. She believes in patient centered medicine and the connection between body and mind in creating self-awareness. Environment and lifestyle, including what we eat, what we do, what we think, even what we believe, can alter what genes are expressed and how healthy an individual is.
Dr. Allison has a Bachelor of Arts in History, a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, and a Diploma in Herbalism. She then followed her love of holistic healing by obtaining her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto which is an intensive four year program including a one year internship at the Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic and Parkdale Community Health Centre. She also had the opportunity to experience a clinical internship in Nicaragua with Natural Doctors International. Dr. Allison has further certification in Acupuncture, Applied Kinesiology, Intravenous Therapy, and Chelation Therapy.
Dr. Allison is a member of the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND), the College of Naturopathic Doctors of Alberta (CNDA), and the American College of Advancement in Medicine (ACAM). Dr. Allison is registered and licensed as a Naturopathic Doctor in Alberta, Canada.
The 6 principles of Naturopathic Medicine
- First, do no harm
- Treat the cause
- Treat the whole person
- Doctor as teacher
- Use the healing power of Nature
Naturopathic medicine focuses on treating the whole person, using symptoms as a guide to figure out the root cause of your concerns. It focuses on proactive health care by educating and empowering each patient to take their health into their own hands.