Melissa is dedicated Naturopathic Doctor and Acupuncturist who is passionate about health. She focuses on understanding people, illness patterns and disease which allows her and her patients to identify areas of the body that need support. By actively listening and individualizing treatments, she helps people understand their health while addressing the root cause of a condition. As an Acupuncturist, she combines her classical acupuncture training with a myofascial and neuroanatomical approach. She has also co-authored peer reviewed articles in Eastern and Western acupuncture journals.
With a special interest in Women’s Health and Fertility, Melissa works with Conceive Health and TRIO Fertility. She welcomes all patients to her practice, and has a special interest in Women’s Health, Fertility, Pain Management, Chronic Disease/Autoimmune Conditions and Digestion.
Melissa graduated from McMaster University with an Honours degree in Biology and Psychology. She then attended the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and Eight Branches Academy where she obtained her Naturopathic Doctorate Degree and Acupuncture & Moxibustion Diploma. She is a member of College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO), The College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO), the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND), the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND) and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM). She also teaches advanced acupuncture techniques for the York University Integrative Acupuncture Program & the Neuromeridian Integrative Acupuncture Program.