Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine

Dr. Rachel Stummer

Specialities:

  • Naturopathic Medicine
  • Homeopathy
  • Nutrition & Diet Therapy

DrStummer@thriveurbanwellness.com

(905) 898 - 4664

A Bit About Me

Dr. Rachel Stummer is a Naturopathic Doctor providing care within Ontario, Canada, and is registered with the College of Naturopaths Ontario (CONO). She is a member of the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND), and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND).

Dr. Rachel, ND identifies the root cause and treats the whole person, while considering the profound connection of the body, mind and spirit. She is passionate to help build patient’s long term resilience, which includes making informed choices and building a strong foundation for success. She is dedicated to empowering and educating patients to help them live in a greater state of health and mental well-being.

Naturopathic doctors are fundamentally medically trained in understanding a well functioning, healthy body and state. Dr. Rachel, ND provides a thorough intake and investigation leading to diagnosis, and treatment plan using natural modalities that uniquely serve patient goals. She considers the root cause and totality of the body’s systems pertaining to medical concerns. She uses an eclectic style of naturopathic medicine tools to gently coerce the body and mind into greater balance and healing. She acknowledges the profound effect of supporting emotional well-being and mental health while treating physical health concerns. She provides a space for patients to heal and thrive. 

My Treatment Approach

  • Comprehensive Health Assessment and Diagnosis 
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Diagnosis and Treatment (TCM Herbal Formulas, Dietary and Lifestyle Counselling and Acupuncture)
  • Botanical Medicine and Nutraceutical Supplements 
  • Clinical Nutrition and Diet Therapy 
  • Mind-Body Therapy (Naturopathic Hands on Therapy including Massage, Cupping Therapy, Acupuncture)
  • Mindset Coaching (Enhancing Mind-Body Connection, Motivation Towards Health Optimization, Self-Compassion and Confidence) 
  • Lifestyle Counselling (Optimizing Health Foundations, Lifestyle, Stress Management)
  • Homeopathic Medicine 
  • Physical Examination 
  • Blood work and Functional Diagnostic Testing (including Routine Blood work, and Functional Diagnostic Testing including: Food Sensitivity Testing/Food Allergies, DUTCH test/Hormones, Gut Health (SIBO, GI Mapping, Parasites), Salivary Cortisol and Hormonal Testing, Metabolic Health, Immune Health, Environmental Health and Pollutants, and much more) 

Naturopathic Medicine Top Offerings

  • Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Diagnosis and Treatment with TCM Herbs and/or Acupuncture
  • Mind-Body Therapy for pain management, emotional health and/or trauma, relaxation, nervous system rebalance (Naturopathic Hands on Therapy including Massage, Cupping Therapy, Acupuncture)
  • Botanical Medicine and Nutraceutical Supplements 
  • Blood work and Functional Diagnostic Testing (including Routine Blood work, and Functional Testing including: Food Sensitivity Testing/Food Allergies, DUTCH test/Hormones, Gut Health (SIBO, GI Mapping, Parasite), Salivary Cortisol and Hormonal Testing, Metabolic Health, Immune Health, Environmental Health and Pollutants, and much more) 

My Clinical Focus

• Optimizing Health Status with Bloodwork and Functional Diagnostic Lab Testing • Restoring the body and nervous system from trauma, anxiety, depression and stress/burnout • Optimizing Digestion  • Detoxification and Weight Loss • Autoimmune Disease • Allergies • Functional Immunology • Parasites and Dysbiosis • Heavy Metal Detox •  Men’s and Women’s Hormonal Concerns (Thyroid, Diabetes, Endometriosis, PCOS, Menopause, Low libido) • Mindset Coaching (Self-compassion, confidence, motivation towards health optimization) • Mental and Emotional Health • Nutritional Optimization through Diet and Supplements • Massage, Acupressure Massage and Cupping Therapy for pain management and athletic recovery • Naturopathic Hands on Therapy for Relaxation, Trauma Healing, Emotional Regulation, Mind-Body Connection