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Looking for a Peterborough Naturopath? This is the article for you! Many people ask me on daily basis: what is Naturopathy? What does a Naturopathic Doctor do? What to expect from a Naturopathic visit? How to choose a Naturopathic doctor? What questions to ask?
So I thought about writing a blog to help you choose a Peterborough naturopath!
Here are 4 things to consider when choosing a Peterborough naturopath:

Is The Peterborough Naturopath Licensed?

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They should be a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and registered with CONO (College of Naturopathic Doctors). All NDs have to go through extensive schooling and exams before they graduate to be a Naturopathic Doctor. It’s an 8 year education program after school.

One has to go through a detailed curriculum followed by exams before they acquire their Naturopathic Doctor’s License. After graduation one has to take a licensing exam in order to get licensed to practice as a Naturopathic Doctor in Canada.

Is the Peterborough Naturopath Registered?

A Naturopathic Doctor then registers with the College of Naturopaths in Ontario (CONO).

Is the Naturopathic Doctor a Member of OAND?

One may also become a member with OAND ( Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors) and CAND ( Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors).

What is The Naturopath’s Reputation?

You may check for a list of all Naturopaths in your local area, read about them and research about them before your visit. The link is attached.


  1. In Peterborough, there are 11 licensed Naturopaths who are always working towards making our community healthier.
  2. Some Naturopathic Doctors have additional qualification in prescribing bio-identical hormones, desiccated thyroid, vitamin B12 injections, high dose vitamin D therapy, intravenous therapy and so on.
A Naturopathic Doctor has training and qualification in giving the right and most indicated line of treatment for their patients which can include acupuncture, supplements, nutrition counselling, herbal tinctures and teas, Intramuscular injection or IV Therapy.
They also work with your medical doctor and health care team to optimize your health and avoid any drug-supplement-herb interaction.
Hope this article will help you in choosing the right naturopath for yourself.
I am Dr Richa Grover, A licensed Naturopathic Doctor in Peterborough and offering complimentary 15 min meet and greet for everyone who wants to know more about Naturopathic medicine and how it can benefit you.