04 Aug Dr. AARON VAN GAVER, BSc ND
Dr. Van Gaver is a licensed naturopathic doctor and certified addiction counsellor with additional training in acupuncture and recovery coaching. His areas of focus are in helping individuals with hormone balancing, gut health, cardiovascular support and addiction/mental health issues. Dr. Van Gaver completed his naturopathic training at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2003, and completed a two year associateship in Vancouver in bioidentical hormone replacement and IV vitamin/nutrient therapy. He also completed schooling to become and addiction counsellor, and is certified by the Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation.
Dr. Van Gaver supports his patients by meeting them where they are in their health struggles, and motivating change from within. By setting attainable short term goals, he has found patients are more able to commit to their health and wellness through the use of coaching. Dr. Van Gaver has a daily meditative, and journalling practice, and has been playing piano and other musical instruments for over 30 years. His practice reinforces self care, counselling and therapeutic/recovery coaching techniques. His motto is “you take the first step, and I’ll walk with you the rest”. For him, naturopathic medicine is a blend of art and science; the art of listening and being present, with the science of research and wisdom of our ancestors.