Garibaldi Health Clinic Team
Dr. Ashely Gordon, NDNaturopathic Physician
Dr. Ashely Gordon is a graduate of the University of B.C. (BSc, Cell Biology and Genetics) and The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto. The first two years at the College follow a standard medical school curriculum, branching thereafter into naturopathic disciplines. Dr. Gordon concluded her training with a one-year internship at the largest naturopathic clinic in North America. As a Naturopathic Doctor, she has been practicing since 2004, the majority of time in her hometown of Squamish, and has owned/operated Garibaldi Health Clinic since 2008. Her focus lies in Women’s Health, Gastrointestinal Disorders, Cancer, Pediatrics, Endocrine Malfunction, Autoimmune Disorders, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Nervous System Imbalances, and Preventative Medicine.
Dr. Gordon’s clinical specialties include: Clinical Nutrition, Botanical Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine/Acupuncture, Homeopathy, Hydrotherapy, Lifestyle Counselling, Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture, Bowen Technique, Prolotherapy, IV (Intravenous) Vitamin/Mineral and Chelation Therapy.
Dr. Gordon is a member of the B.C. Naturopathic Association (BCNA), the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND), and is licensed by the College of Naturopathic Physicians of B.C. (CNPBC). She is also a certified practitioner in the Bowen Technique, IV vitamin/mineral & Chelation Therapies, Prolotherapy, and Wilson’s Temperature Syndrome. In addition, Dr. Gordon has prescriptive authority and therefore can prescribe medications as she sees fit and refill any ongoing prescriptions. Currently she is on the Board of Directors of the BCNA.
Dr. Jennifer Moss, ND, RMTNaturopathic Physician, Registered Massage Therapist
Dr. Jennifer Moss is a graduate of the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine in New Westminster, B.C. Dr. Moss’s special treatment interests are in Pain Management, Women’s Health, Naturopathic Pregnancy Care, Gastrointestinal Disorders, Endocrine Imbalances, Sports Injuries, Preventative Medicine and Mental/Emotional Health and Wellbeing.
Dr. Moss’s practical experience and clinical training include: Clinical Nutrition, Botanical Medicine, Homeopathy, Acupuncture/Traditional Chinese Medicine, Intravenous (IV) Vitamin & Mineral Therapy, Neural Therapy, Chelation Therapy, Massage Therapy and Lifestyle Counselling.
Dr. Moss is a member of the British Columbia Naturopathic Association (BCNA), the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND) and is licensed by the College of Naturopathic Physicians of B.C. (CNPBC). Additionally, Dr. Moss is licensed to prescribe and therefore can prescribe medications when necessary and refill any ongoing prescriptions.
Jennifer Moss is also a graduate of the West Coast College of Massage Therapy, is a member of the Massage Therapists Association of B.C. (MTABC), and is licensed to practice Registered Massage Therapy by the College of Massage Therapists of B.C. (CMTBC). Jennifer’s massage therapy style includes Myofascial Release, Systemic Deep Tissue Therapy, Trigger Point Release, Sports Massage and Pre/Post Natal Massage.
Dr. Jennifer Moss is available for appointments on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at Garibaldi Health Clinic.
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Andrea Lamont, R.TCMPRegistered Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner Andrea Lamont earned her Masters of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, California in 2002, where she graduated with honours.
As an acupuncturist, herbalist author and speaker, she feels that her role is that of a guide, teacher, and motivator to patients. Her health-related articles have been published in several magazines across the country. Andrea holds a special passion for educating patients, so that they can be active participants in their own healing journey.
Andrea enjoys treating all facets of health, and has been described as a caring, nurturing professional who brings sensitivity and compassion to her sessions. She enjoys treating a wide variety of issues, some of which include insomnia, depression, women’s issues, digestive disorders, and pain – to name but a few. Her extensive training and experience in the field of sports medicine has afforded her the opportunity to work closely with elite athletes of all types.
Andrea integrates the following into her acupuncture practice: moxibustion, cupping, gua sha, electro acupuncture, injection therapy, dietary counselling, herbal medicine and nutritional supplements.
Prior to moving to Squamish, Andrea co-founded Glow Acupuncture and Wellness Center, one of the foremost centers of integrative health in Vancouver today. For seven years in a row, the Center was the recipient of The Georgia Straight’s Readers Choice Award for Acupuncture.
When Andrea is not in the clinic, she can be found rock climbing, skiing, hiking, running, camping, practicing yoga or spending time with her husband and beautiful twin boys.
Andrea is available on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays at Garibaldi Health Clinic.
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Lydia Szymanski, RMRegistered Midwife
In the year 2000, Lydia Szymanski worked as a nutritionist and lay counsellor for the Healthy Pregnancy Outreach Programs in Squamish and Pemberton. Her love for supporting expectant moms around nutrition and lifestyle choices sparked her interest into midwifery.
Lydia completed the Bachelor of Midwifery through the Faculty of Medicine at UBC in 2009. She has attended hundreds of births all over Greater Vancouver, Vancouver Island, Squamish, and Uganda.
Lydia finds it a privilege to care for women and families through such a transformative time of their lives. She finds each woman, pregnancy and childbirth unique, and learns profoundly from each experience. She is excited to be practicing at home in Squamish and welcomes new patients to Roots Community Midwives.
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Cat De Cent, RMRegistered Midwife
Cat was born into the hands of midwives in Penzance, England and has been interested in midwifery ever since. After apprenticing at a birthing center in El Paso, Texas, she worked as a second birth attendant in Kingston, Ontario before deciding to pursue her Bachelor in Health Sciences in Midwifery at Ryerson University.
After graduation, she moved to Abbotsford, BC and practiced with the Valley Midwifery Group before relocating to Vancouver Island to spend more time with her daughter and explore the area. After catching many Island babies and working in the reforestation industry as a tree planting cook, life is taking her off the Island again.
Cat began working with the diverse and wonderful population of Vancouver and then love brought her to Squamish where she calls Brackendale home. Cat is a lover of life, birth and babies and is very excited to meet you.
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Angelique Baker, RMRegistered Midwife
Angelique moved to New Zealand in 2001, a land forever dear to her heart, and in 2005, she graduated with a Bachelor of Midwifery at Otago Polytechnic in Dunedin. During her Kiwi career she caught babies all over the country, practicing in both high and low risk hospitals, as well as a home birth midwife in both urban and rural settings.
In 2012, Angelique came back to B.C. and practiced in Comox, Victoria, Vancouver, Kelowna, and now Squamish (for the upcoming year).
Midwifery is in Angelique’s genes – her mom also being a midwife. Angelique is looking forward to sharing the journey of transformation and new life with her clients, and feels blessed to be a midwife at Roots Community Midwives here in beautiful Squamish.
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Natalie Scopaz, BA., DCHHomeopathic Practitioner
Homeopathy is an effective healthcare alternative that can provide long-lasting relief from many conditions and illnesses. Natural substances are used to stimulate the bodies own healing abilities to restore the person into a state of health. A homeopath’s goal is to see the thread that connects our entire person. When the general constitution is stronger, ailments that used to be present disappear more permanently, and susceptibility to illness becomes dramatically less. Homeopathy has been widely used for over 200 years. It is a respected form of medicine in many other parts of the world, especially Europe and India, where it is commonly used in clinics and hospitals.
Natalie Scopaz is a classically trained homeopath with a love for the subject. Natalie was first introduced to Homeopathy during her studies in first-year nursing. She quickly resonated with the subject, and then went on to complete a bachelor’s degree, specializing in eastern philosophy. With her love for homeopathy still in hand, she then further pursued her interest, by attending the four year training at the Vancouver Homeopathic Academy.
She continues to keep current her studies by attending seminars regularly. Natalie founded Embody Health Homeopathy soon after graduating, and continues to enjoy her practice in the Sea to Sky corridor.
Natalie is available Tuesdays and Saturdays at Garibaldi Health Clinic.
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Liina McNeil, RCCRegistered Clinical Counsellor
Liina is a Registered Clinical Counsellor and Adlerian trained therapist, currently practicing in North Vancouver, West Vancouver and Squamish. In the 16 years of her practice she has acquired skills, knowledge and resources to support individuals, couples and families with challenges related to anxiety, depression, grief & loss, transitions, complex family dynamics, developmental challenges, marital discord, trauma, addictions and illness (both physical and mental). She is of the belief that when we learn to understand ourselves and practice skills to support our whole self, we find wellness.
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Kirstin PearsVega Technician
Vega testing is a form of electrodermal testing that allows us to see sensitivities, deficiencies and toxicities to common things such as the foods we eat, pollens, animals, cleaning agents, toiletries, vitamins and minerals. Having this knowledge allows us to help nurture your body and strengthen your immune system.
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Carolyn GreenCalming Coach
Helping people to reclaim calmness and remove barriers to their life’s purpose and happiness is Carolyn’s mission. When your body is calm and relaxed, you heal on all levels, mentally, emotionally, physically and spiritually.
Meditating since 2004, Carolyn found relief from her life struggles with anxiety, insomnia and depression through daily meditation and surrender into calmness. She has been practicing Reiki since 2005 and as a Reiki Master since 2007. Meditation and Reiki calm both the mind and the body allowing for individual healing, prevention and growth. Obtaining these skills opened up Carolyn’s world to holistic wellness of the mind, body and soul. She has since been devoted to her purpose of becoming a Calmness Coach, learning and creating a variety of tools and techniques to help others find their inner peace and purpose.
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Hannah is here to help you book appointments, answer any questions you may have, and refill your supplement prescriptions.
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