Q: Do I need a referral to see a Naturopathic Doctor?
A: Naturopathic services do not require a referral from a medical doctor.
Q: Are visits to a naturopath covered by OHIP?
A: Treatment by a Naturopathic Doctor is not covered by OHIP, however most extended health care plans (Third Party Insurance Plans) do cover the cost of your visits. Check at your workplace to find out whether your benefits package includes naturopathic medicine.
Q: What is naturopathic medicine?
A: Naturopathic medicine encompasses a wide range of therapeutic modalities including Clinical Nutrition, Botanical Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture, Homeopathy, Emotional & Lifestyle Counselling, and Physical Medicine. It supports the healing power of nature to encourage the body’s innate ability to heal itself.
Q: What happens during an initial visit?
A: Your initial appointment will take approximately ninety minutes and include a focused history of your health concern(s) as well as a complete health history. If more time is required it will be made available for you. The duration of each appointment and the frequency of follow-up appointments are based on individual needs. Discussion, explanation and understanding are key components to empower patients to take control of their health with the support of their Naturopathic Doctor.
Q. What forms of payment are accepted?
A: We offer direct Billing for many Private Insurance Plans, and also accept e-transfer, debit, MasterCard and Visa.