Approach To Healing
Dr. Terrie Van Alstyne is committed to helping her patients feel and look their best by assessing and targeting the key issues that affect their physical, emotional and spiritual health. She is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor who strives to apply the most advanced methods and techniques to achieve sustainable results in the most natural ways possible. She has a treatment focus in aesthetics and anti-aging, nutrition, gastro-intestinal and hormonal health, and their interconnections. She is also certified in musculo-skeletal treatment methods for acute and chronic pain.
Dr. Terrie has over 18 years of practical experience as a registered professional. Recognized as the “Most Outstanding Clinician” in her graduating class at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, she went on to establish two highly successful Naturopathic clinics, first in Whitby, Ontario and then in Qualicum Beach, Vancouver Island. Over a nine-year period, she worked with well over 2,500 patients of all ages and conditions, developing effective treatment protocols to achieve optimal healing.
For five years, as the Western Accounts Manager for Douglas Labs Pure Encapsulations, Dr. Terrie consulted with over 400 different Integrative Medical Doctors, Naturopathic Physicians, Chiropractors, Doctors of Chinese Medicine, and Certified Nutritionists, providing training and product knowledge in advanced nutritional supplementation.
Since 2008, Dr. Terrie has developed an expertise in Anti-aging medicine and facial rejuvenation techniques. She is a certified and skilled practitioner in Dermal Filler and Neurotoxin (Botox) injections, Facial Mesotherapy and Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP). She combines these external treatments with her expertise in internal healing to achieve vitality and a youthful appearance in her patients.
Dr. Terrie is a proud member of the following associations:
CAND (Canadian Association of Naturopathic Medicine)
BCNA (British Columbia Naturopathic Association)
ACAM (American Academy of the Advancement in Medicine)
Dr. Terrie has successfully assisted thousands of patients in achieving their health goals and overcoming their health issues. She believes rather than merely treating symptoms with pharmaceuticals, a natural approach can be a much better option for long-term results and that the body is designed to heal itself given a supportive environment.
Integrative family medicine addresses: anti-aging, stress, anxiety, exhaustion, hormone imbalances, weight issues, chronic pain, thyroid issues, digestive disorders and food sensitivities, depression, poor immunity, skin disorders and chronic diseases.