In this episode of The Healers Café, Manon Bolliger (facilitator and retired naturopath with 30+ years of practice) speaks with Dr Debbie Smrz, ND about Naturopathic Living.
For the transcript and full story go to: https://www.drmanonbolliger.com/dr-debbie-smrz-nd
Highlights from today's episode include:
Dr. Debbie Smrz, ND 07:39
And we're definitely seeing an increase in in mental health issues, as well as information issues. More so I think than before, when it comes to the brain, you know, since 2020, people are just feeling discouraged. People are feeling overwhelmed. And people don't know what's going to happen next. You know what I feel like everyone's walking around with a when's the next shoe going to drop sort of feeling?
Dr. Debbie Smrz, ND 17:29
Why do you need the diagnosis? Why can't you just say, Yeah, you know, what, sometimes I have trouble focusing, and I'm kind of all over the place. That's just who I am. And isn't that great? Because I can get a lot of things done. Do you need the ADHD diagnosis?
Dr. Debbie Smrz, ND 22:13
And then it can kind of be a trap as well, because now you have it, that you have whatever this is, and I always especially if you've got to be talking about anxiety, I'll always say to people, no, you don't have anxiety. Anxiety comes to visit you sometimes. But let's take away this idea that this is who you are.
ABOUT DR DEBBIE SMRZ, ND:
Dr. Debbie is a certified Naturopathic Doctor, hypnotherapist, rugby coach and fitness instructor. She studied meditation and Buddhism philosophy at the Suan Mokkh Monastery in Chiaya Thailand, German Biological medicine in Giessen Germany and has held numerous Mindbody retreats with her mentor and Mother Wendy Schie. She is an avid lecturer and motivational speaker, created Neuro Health and Fitness, a brain training centre for kids, as well as being the co-founder and director of Naturopathic Living, a large multidisciplinary clinic in Markham, Ontario where she lives with her husband, 2 children and dog. Her daughter was diagnosed with PANDAs in 2016, so she has experience with mental health from both sides of the couch.
She has won numerous awards, including the ASPIRE award, Best Naturopath – Economist and Sun and was 1st runner up for entrepreneur of the Year award through the Markham board of trade.
Dr. Debbie earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Guelph in Genetics and Molecular Biology. She worked in North Carolina’s Research Triangle, as well as in Health Care Communication before returning to Toronto to complete her studies at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. She spent 8 months backpacking the world before she settled down to try and change it.
Core purpose/passion: I am on a mission to change the way the world looks at brain health.
ABOUT MANON BOLLIGER
As a recently De-Registered board-certified naturopathic physician & in practice since 1992, I’ve seen an average of 150 patients per week and have helped people ranging from rural farmers in Nova Scotia to stressed out CEOs in Toronto to tri-athletes here in Vancouver.
My resolve to educate, empower and engage people to take charge of their own health is evident in my best-selling books: 'What Patients Don’t Say if Doctors Don’t Ask: The Mindful Patient-Doctor Relationship' and 'A Healer in Every Household: Simple Solutions for Stress'. I also teach BowenFirst™ Therapy through Bowen College and hold transformational workshops to achieve these goals.
So, when I share with you that LISTENING to Your body is a game changer in the healing process, I am speaking from expertise and direct experience".
Mission: A Healer in Every Household!
For more great information to go to her weekly blog: http://bowencollege.com/blog.
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