Laurie has been practicing Naturopathic Medicine with adults and children since 2011. In addition to providing individual patient care she actively promotes wellness in her community through educational workshops, speaking engagements, and special events. Her approach to one-on-one care is collaborative, providing tools and learn-able skills for people committed to being active participants in their own health. Laurie's medical perspective is rooted in understanding how all body systems work together and can influence each other translating to whole person care. Laurie applies evidence-informed therapies including herbal medicine, nutritional support via food and/or quality supplementation, and traditional chinese medical acupuncture to support you on your transformational health journey. Using the framework of a custom Health Evolution Plan designed just for you, Laurie shows you how to strengthen and consistently support the different functional cycles of your body, to understand your body’s response (aka symptoms), promote health and healing, and clear the way for you to ride the waves of your life in motion.
When she is not with patients, Laurie loves hanging with her family, playing outside, formulating botanical recipes for personal and professional use, staying active, embracing down time, laughing with friends, making things with her hands, preparing and eating yummy food with family and friends, and challenging herself to continuously learn and grow.
Individualized Medical Care
Because every body is unique, Laurie uses an individualized therapeutic approach to both reduce symptoms and support deep healing
Supporting a healthy home on all levels: including bodies, minds, and relationships,
Laurie addresses all areas of dis-ease in the home.
Healing and Prevention
Resolving symptoms, preventing dis-ease, and promoting health are all essential components of one's overall health and wellness
Laurie considers your whole health profile to best address both acute and chronic conditions, pain relief, infections, digestive issues, hormonal concerns, neurological dysfunction, energy levels, sleep problems, physical performance, and any other imbalance you are experiencing
Quality of Life
Laurie takes you on a journey to help uncover how your unique biology, internal and external environment, and history of experiences come together to influence your overall quality of life. Understanding these influences and equipping you with skills and tools to to actively improve your quality of life is one of Laurie's true passions.
Laurie addresses stress, anxiety, overwhelm, burnout, depression, emotional regulation, and so much more. With an understanding of neurobiology and the unquestionable connection between thoughts and the body, mental health support is an integral part of getting you to a place where you can truly live your life well.
Principles of Naturopathic Medicine
First do no harm
Use the most natural, least invasive, and least toxic therapies
Identify and treat the causes
Look beyond the symptoms and address the underlying causes
Healing power of nature
Trust the body's inherent ability to heal itself
Treat the whole person
View the patient as an integrated whole and address physical, mental, emotional, environmental, and social dimensions
Doctor as teacher
Educate and empower patients to take responsibility for their own health
Focus on overall health, wellness, and disease prevention
"Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity"
— The World Health Organization