After completing a four-year Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and a minor in Psychology at the University of Alberta, Dr. Wright moved to Toronto to pursue her passion in naturopathic medicine at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM). She successfully completed a 4-year post-graduate medical program at CCNM, which included a clinic internship at Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic. She also had the opportunity to work at Anishnawbe Health Toronto, a multi-disciplinary community health centre serving an inner city Indigenous population.
She is a member in good standing with the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors and is a registered naturopathic doctor in Alberta with the College of Naturopathic Doctors of Alberta.
Dr. Wright has received additional professional training in Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy™, Yoga Therapy, Reiki, and has participated in training as a birth doula. In 2006, Dr. Wright travelled to India to research the intersection of traditional healing traditions, in the form of Ayurveda, with the conventional medical system. Dr. Wright received her certificate in Infant Mental Health Promotion at York University in May 2014. She received training in Intravenous Nutrient Therapy with Dr. Virginia Osborne of International Intravenous Nutritional Therapy and maintains emergency procedures training related to IV administration. She is currently engaged in education to become an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.
Dr. Wright was born and raised in various communities in the Yukon and Northwest Territories. Her experiences while growing up in the North fostered a desire to return and provide accessible, integrative health care choices to individuals and families living in the Territories.
If you would like to learn more about Dr. Wright and the naturopathic health services offered, please visit her website at: canoenaturopathic.com