Meet Dr. Tara Lantz, ND
Dr. Tara Lantz, ND is a member in good standing with the Nova Scotia Association of Naturopathic Doctors, the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors, and is licensed through the College of Naturopathic Physicians of BC.
Dr. Lantz received her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine from the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine in Vancouver, B.C (2011), and holds a Bachelors of Science in Chemistry (summa cum laude, 2003) from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax. She has additional training Bowen Technique, Craniosacral therapy, Psychosomatic Energetics and IV Nutritional Therapy
Born and raised on the West Coast, Dr. Tara has deep roots and family ties to the South Shore and she is happy to be practicing in the Mahone Bay area since 2013 after 2 years of practice in downtown Vancouver.
Dr. Tara’s practice focuses on a functional medicine approach to wellness by providing a framework for health and disease prevention. Clinically, she provides preventative medicine through balancing sleep, energy levels, stress response, and diet. She loves extending her area of care into education, counselling, and coaching. Dr. Tara’s expertise includes mental health, anxiety, stress, burnout, digestive & hormonal health, blood work optimization, optimal aging/preventative medicine, and hands on bodywork.
Her approach incorporates clinical diagnosis and blood work/lab testing with holistic & integrative approaches to provide medicine that treats the entire person, not just symptoms.
Dr Lantz believes healthcare doesn't need to be confined to a clinical space and loves giving group talks and collaborating in community and corporate wellness.
Dr. Lantz aims to work collaboratively with other medical professionals to bridge the gap between standard medical care and complementary medicine to help restore lasting health for her patients.