Dr. Briana Peddle, BSc., ND
Dr. Briana Peddle is a Naturopathic Doctor with a special interest in Women’s Health, including pre-conception and pregnancy care, fertility and menopause, as well as a focus on digestive health and detoxification. She is also interested in the effect that mental and emotional states have on our physical processes.
After completing her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, Dr. Peddle considered a career as a midwife and joined a medical team in Guatemala where she was captivated by Naturopathic medicine. Dr. Peddle had the privilege of completing a clinic rotation in Victoria BC at the Family Medicine Clinic where she provided free Naturopathic Medical care to young families living at or below the poverty line. This formative experience gave her the opportunity to work closely with families from different backgrounds and with children of all ages.
Dr. Peddle enjoys working with couples to enhance their natural fertility and to support those undergoing fertility treatments (IUI and IVF). She works closely with several fertility clinics in the lower mainland and has extensive experience working in collaboration with assisted fertility specialists. A large part of Dr. Peddle’s practice involves working with women of all ages to help them attain a well-balanced life, including providing support and treatment for hormonal conditions, fatigue, thyroid conditions, menopause and healthy stress management.
Dr. Peddle also has great success treating digestive complaints. She has experience working with patients suffering from Crohn’s disease or Ulcerative Colitis, Celiac disease, IBS, GERD and many other digestive complaints, including food sensitivities.
Dr. Peddle offers several Wellness Programs including a 12 Week Weight Loss Program, a 30 Day Smoking Cessation Program and a Healthy Pre-Conception program.
She is in good standing with the College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia (CNPBC) where she has been a member of the Quality Assurance Committee for the past 4 years. She is a member of the BC Naturopathic Association
(BCNA), is a board certified Acupuncturist, a Bowen Therapy Practitioner, has prescriptive authority and has received additional training in Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy. She offers health and wellness lectures for corporate and community groups and is a regular lecturer for the South Community Birth Program and the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine.
Dr. Peddle is committed to facilitating a stable, empowering and supportive environment for her patients. She considers the larger issues surrounding health and wellness, such as the impact that lifestyle, emotion and stress can have on the development and progression of disease and understands that health is so much more than just the absence of an illness.
For more information about Dr. Peddle or Naturopathic Medicine, please see the Naturopathic Medicine page, the Bowen Therapy page, the Homeopathy page and the Acupuncture page or visit her website at www.drpeddle.com.
Dr. Peddle is available for appointments Mondays and Wednesdays from 9am – 630pm and offers complimentary 15min “Meet the Doctor” appointments for new patients.
“I believe in the art and science of Naturopathic Medicine and I look forward to guiding you on your healing journey.”