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What to Expect

Initial appointment
$190 for adults; $150 for 65+ or 12 years and under

Your first 90-minute appointment is an intake session and will begin with a thorough discussion about your health concerns and medical history. The goal is for Suzanne to understand you and all the factors that impact your health.

A complaint-oriented physical exam and laboratory test results may be required for assessment and diagnosis. 

Please bring your completed intake forms (downloadable from side bar), relevant laboratory results (if you have), and bottles of medications and/or vitamin supplements.


Second follow-up appointment
$190 for adults; $150 for 65+ or 12  and under

This 60-minute appointment is scheduled at least one week after the initial appointment. This time allows Suzanne to thoroughly assess your information so that she can create an individualized treatment plan to get you on the right track towards good health. At this appointment, we will discuss the proposed treatment plan.

Subsequent follow-up appointments
$105 for adults; $85 for 65+ or 12 and under

These 45-minute follow-up appointments are scheduled at least 1-2 months apart. These appointments are an opportunity to evaluate your response to treatment and discuss next steps in your treatment plan. If acupuncture is part of your plan, then this would be incorporated into the 45-minute session.


Fees are payable at the end of each appointment by cash, cheque, credit card or e-transfer. 

Please give at least 24 hours cancellelation notice if you cannot make it to your appointment. For appointments cancelled on the same day or missed appointments, 50% of the appointment cost will be charged.

Gift certificates are available.

Any prescribed botanicals, supplements or homeopathics are not included in the appointment fees.

While naturopathic services are not covered by OHIP, it is covered by many extended healthcare plans. Suzanne will provide you with an official receipt that you can submit to your insurance provider for reimbursement.  



Laboratory Services

Functional and standard laboratory testing of blood, saliva, urine, stool, and hair is available through LifeLabs and In-Common Labs. If testing is recommended, requisition forms can be obtained from Suzanne. Please note that OHIP does not cover tests requested by naturopathic doctors.


Gastrointestinal profiles:

  • Comprehensive stool analysis with or without parasitology
    - evaluates digestion, absorption, gut flora, and colonic environment. 


  • Yeast stool culture
    - evaluates the concentration of yeast and includes a panel to determine which treatments will work.

  • Candida Antibodies and immune complexes
    - analyzes blood for immune response antibodies to Candida albicans.

  • Breath test for H.pylori.

Toxic elements profile:

  • Urine toxic elements test
    - Measures urinary excretion of toxic metals, such as lead, mercury, and arsenic. This is an ideal test for patients who suspect toxic element exposure.

  • Hair toxic element test
    - Evaluates hair sample for levels of toxic elements. Indicated for patients who suspect heavy metal toxicity.

Hormone profiles:

  • Women’s hormonal testing
    - Measures saliva levels of estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, DHEA and cortisol levels.

  • Cortisol testing
    - Measures saliva cortisol levels at four times during a 24-hour period to detect adrenal- related cortisol dysregulation.

  • Men’s hormonal testing
    - Measures saliva levels of estrogen, testosterone, DHEA and cortisol levels.

  • Comprehensive thyroid assessment
    - Blood test measures the levels of TSH, free T4, free T3, reverse T3, anti-TPO antibodies to assess thyroid function and detect auto-immune conditions.

Immune profiles:

  • IgG Food intolerance antibodies
    - Measures IgG antibodies found in serum in response to food intolerances. Non-vegetarian and vegetarian food panels are available.

  • IgG and IgE food intolerance antibodies
    - Measures both IgG and IgE antibodies found in serum in response to food intolerances.

  • Celiac and gluten-sensitivity profile
    - Measures serum levels of Gliadin IgG/IgA, Tissue transglutaminase IgG/IgA, deamidated gliadin peptide IgG/IgA and wheat IgG.

 

Nutritional profiles:

  • Serum levels of vitamins - A, beta-carotene, B1, B6, B12, C, D3, E, folate
  • Serum levels of minerals - iron, magnesium, zinc

 

Routine Blood work:

  • Any type of blood work ordered by your medical doctor can be ordered by your naturopathic doctor, but the fee is not covered by OHIP. Many tests are covered by your health insurance plan, please check your plan for details.

Urinalysis:

  • ChemStrip 10 - routine screening with a dipstick to evaluate specific gravity, pH, leukocytes, nitrites, ketones, protein, glucose, and blood in urine.

 

 

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Online Forms

Please fill out the below forms and bring them to your initial consultation:

Intake Package for Children (A child is 12 years old or younger)
Children's Intake Form
Children's treatment Consent Form


Intake Package for Adolescents
Adolescent Intake Form
Adolescent treatment Consent Form

Intake Package for Adults
Intake Form
Treatment Consent Form

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