Dr. Alysha -Naturopathic Doctor
Dr. Alysha Somji is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor. She graduated from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine after completing her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences at the University of Alberta. Dr. Somji is licensed through the Alberta Association of Naturopathic Practitioners (soon to transition to The College of Naturopathic Doctors of Alberta) and is also a member of the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND).
Dr. Somji had the opportunity to travel to India in 2008 and volunteer with Child Family Health International Foundation, where she spent four weeks immersed in learning about traditional medicine. She also had the opportunity in 2010 to work at the National Hospital of Traditional Medicine in Hanoi, Vietnam.
While working at the hospital, she learned about the pathology, examination and treatment practice in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Dr. Somji utilizes Traditional Chinese Medicine, acupuncture, diet and lifestyle counseling, nutritional supplementation, homeopathy, botanical medicine and counseling to achieve optimal wellness with her patients. She believes that each individual is unique and because of this an individualized approach to treatment is employed. Educating patients to take an active role in their health is an essential step to achieving optimal wellness.
Through encouraging preventative medicine, Dr. Somji believes that patients can attain long term wellness. Dr. Somji’s focus is on family medicine, with a special interest in women’s health as well as acupuncture.