Meet Katherine Peloso Smith, Nutritionist!

Katherine Peloso Smith, Guelph Nutritionist

Katherine Peloso Smith is a registered holistic nutritionist and graduate of the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition. She is dedicated to empowering others to nourish their bodies optimally through whole foods, natural supplementation and healthy lifestyle choices. Her practice encompasses a complete mind, body and spirit approach to uncovering the root cause of health concerns and uses real-life, practical tactics to do so. Katherine specializes in women and family nutrition with a special focus on supporting mothers through fertility, pregnancy, and postpartum. She is also very passionate about infant and toddler nutrition, and working with families who have children with learning and behavioural conditions. Katherine strongly believes that the key to a healthy and sustainable future is to improve our … Read More

Feeling Fertile: 4 Mindset Shifts to Enhance IVF Success

Fertility, Guelph Fertility Clinic, Fertility Acupuncture, Naturopathic Doctor Fertility, Well Conceived Fertility

In this article, we explore how our mindset informs our physiology when it comes to hormone health, fertility, and our emotional experience. Plan Your Pre-Season Just as it takes three months for the body to complete an egg’s development before ovulation, it takes the same amount of time for the eggs that will be retrieved for IVF to be cultivated, and to respond to the medications that will be used to increase the number of eggs retrieved. Similarly, it takes three months to prepare sperm in the male reproductive system. During this three month preconception season, both eggs and sperm are sensitive to the quality of your diet and the level of stress you’re both under. Just as athletes prepare … Read More

Introducing Courtney Clayson-Russell

  Courtney Clayson-Russell is a recent graduate from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto, ON. With a focus on the treating the whole body, Courtney aims to help her patients create a balanced lifestyle in addition to using other modalities, including nutrition, supplementation, botanical medicine, acupuncture, and physical therapy. Courtney has taken additional training in fertility, facial rejuvenation acupuncture, and sports medicine. She is also a certified naturopathic birth doula. After completing her Masters Degree in Integrative Biology (MSc), with a focus in Botany from Wilfrid Laurier University, Courtney learned the true power of natural medicines.  She decided to deepen her understanding of these medicines by continuing her education at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. With a strong background … Read More

What Does a Holistic Nutritionist Do?

Holistic Nutritionist Guelph

We are delighted to introduce you to Naomi Higenbottam, Holistic Nutritionist & Registered Nurse and the newest member of the Two Rivers Health integrative fertility & family care team. What is Holistic Nutrition? A Holistic Nutritionist is a health practitioner who has taken the Certified Nutritional Practitioner (CNP) training at one of the recognized schools in Ontario offering this unique training. Holistic Nutritionists can help you identify and manage nutritional deficiencies, reduce inflammation, heal the digestive system, optimize the body for pregnancy and nourish your baby as he or she develops in utero. We are thrilled to welcome Naomi who also brings her training and experience as a public health nurse whose practice focused on prenatal and postnatal health for mothers … Read More

Registered Massage Therapist Wanted to Join Our Team

Massage Therapist Position Available Guelph

If you’re a self-motivated RMT looking for a positive multidisciplinary environment and dream practice location, we could be a great fit! Two Rivers Health is an integrative family clinic situated in the beautifully restored Forsythe-Heburn building in Guelph, just steps from Guelph General Hospital and nestled amongst the desirable Two Rivers, St. James’ Park and Downtown Guelph neighbourhoods. Our growing client needs demand additional RMT care to complete our team. Imagine coming in to work in a welcoming and inspiring environment where you and your clients feel right at home. Award-winning architectural design features include spacious treatment rooms, high ceilings, plenty of natural light throughout the clinic, original hardwood and new laminate flooring throughout the clinic. The clinic is fully wheelchair … Read More

4 Signs You Could Have Adrenal Fatigue

Adrenal Fatigue

Fatigue. Overwhelm. Anxiety. Exhaustion. Depression. These are some of the most common concerns we hear from smart, capable, proactive, otherwise healthy women (and men) in our practice. If you can relate to these awful experiences that steal your quality of life, your energy, motivation, even your personality!!…you’re not alone. Adrenal fatigue – basically a condition where your stress tolerance and stamina-producing system just can’t keep up, is extremely common in modern life. Having dealt with all of the above, it’s a real passion of mine to be able to help other high-achieving, heart-based women hear from their body’s innate wisdom so they can actually turn these symptoms around. If there are some tell-tale signs it’s time to ask your doctor … Read More

Acupuncturist Wanted: Fertility, Pregnancy & Women’s Health

Acupuncturist Guelph

If you’re a self-motivated, team-oriented Registered Acupuncturist with a special interest in fertility and pregnancy care, we could be a great fit! Two Rivers Health is a vibrant new integrative family clinic situated in the beautifully restored Forsythe-Hepburn building, just steps from downtown Guelph, St. James’ Park, and Guelph General Hospital. We’re growing our Acupuncture program particularly within our fertility focus, and are currently accepting applications for one full time practitioner position. Two Rivers Health Team Your supportive and positive team of colleagues includes two naturopathic doctors, two massage therapists, speech-language pathologist, chiropractor, osteopath, counsellor, NLP practitioner, physiotherapist, and birth doulas. The owner of the clinic is dually registered as both a naturopathic doctor (ND) and registered acupuncturist (RAc). We … Read More