Dr. Courtney Clayson-Russell is a Naturopathic Doctor and Birth Doula. She is passionate about educating and empowering women towards feeling their best and optimizing their health. With a focus on treating the whole body, Courtney aims to help her patients using a a variety of modalities, including nutrition, supplementation, botanical medicine, and lifestyle support. She has taken additional training in fertility, facial rejuvenation acupuncture, and sports medicine. She is also a certified naturopathic birth doula.
After completing her Masters Degree in Integrative Biology (MSc), with a focus in Botany from Wilfrid Laurier University, Courtney learned the true power of natural medicines. She decided to deepen her understanding of these medicines by continuing her education at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. With a strong background in research, Courtney appreciates evidence-based studies and uses her experience to create effective treatment plans for her patients.
Recently, Courtney became a first-time mom. As a working mother herself, she has a keen interest in the health and well-being of working women of all persuasions; whether they be at home, at work, or both. She is sensitive to the unique challenges women face today in taking care of themselves while trying to get pregnant, raising vibrant, healthy children and/or succeeding at their careers.