Natural Healing With Heart
Dr. Katelyn Mudry is a naturopathic doctor in British Columbia, Canada. She helps people feel better by using a wholistic approach to health. Naturopathic medicine uses standard western medical techniques for diagnosis and applies wholistic thinking and treatment to all common, and uncommon, conditions.
Dr. Mudry LOVES her work because she gets to help people improve their health, gain energy, confidence and optimal well being, and get back to being their BEST SELVES. She meets everyone where they are at in their health journey and can help people take the first step, or a giant leap, towards better health. She knows there is effective natural medicine out there and wants to help you find the perfect treatment for you!
When not in the clinic or making herbal medicines Dr. Mudry can be found in the mountains with her sweet husband, baby, and doggo, in her kitchen cooking up a feast (gluten free and vegan for this doctor), reading a book (or four) and laughing with her dear family and friends. Some of her favourite things include: Alpine snow in the summer and winter, fantasy books, korean tv shows, the planet saturn, and tahini.
Naturopathic and Integrative Medicine
Naturopathic medicine uses natural treatments to cure the root cause of disease (not just squash the symptoms). Dr. Mudry finds the root cause of your symptoms supporting your bodies natural healing process for long term optimal health.
Naturopathic medicine is a health care system that combines modern science and diagnostics with natural, traditional and conventional forms of assessment and treatment. The key philosophy of naturopathic medicine is to treat the person as a whole, not as individualized symptoms or systems. When treating acute and chronic conditions naturopathic treatments help stimulate the body’s natural functions restore function and improve health for the long term.
Dr. Mudry employs all the following in her medical practice:
- Standard medical diagnosis and testing
- Traditional and holistic theories of disease
- Advanced biomedical testing
- Pharmaceutical prescriptions and refills when necessary
- Natural treatments that are effective and safe including:
- Botanical Medicine
- Homeopathic Medicine
- Supplements and Nutrition
- Lifestyle and counseling
Naturopathic doctors undergo 4 years of rigorous post-graduate medical training at accredited naturopathic colleges and universities in North America. Dr. Mudry obtained her doctoral degree along with a masters of science in integrative medicine from the oldest Naturopathic school in North America, the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) in Portland, OR. Training at NUNM, Dr. Mudry was given an extensive education in family medicine and worked in multiple clinics across the city receiving the most well rounded and clinically intensive Naturopathic education possible. Her medical education was under doctors who where fully integrated in the Oregon and Washington medical systems, and had decades of experience in primary patient care and both Naturopathic and pharmaceutical therapies.
She is currently working towards fellowship status with the Naturopathic Medicine Institue and the Homeopathic Academy of Naturopathic Physicians.
Dr. Mudry is a strong advocate for integrative medicine and educated communication between all health professionals. She works in close proximity with medical doctors, Chinese medicine practitioners, chiropractors, psychologists and counselors, energetic medicine practitioners and more to ensure that her patients are getting the most effective and efficient care possible.
Evidence Informed Medicine
Having a Masters of Science in Integrative Medicine Dr. Mudry is highly dedicated to keeping herself and her patients informed on the most current and relevant medical research.
She is a peer reviewer and contributing author to the Canadian Naturopathic Journal.
Critical analysis of available evidence for different treatments, medications, procedures and testing ensures that every patient is getting the best care available. Medical process, diagnosis and recommendations are constantly evolving and being able to interpret the research that will applicable for each individual patient is essential. Follow Dr. Mudry on social media @drkmudry (links up top too) for updates in health news and research.