Nadia Bakir BSc, ND, MSc, HOM, is licensed as a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine and a Homeopath in Ontario. She received her BSc from of University of Toronto in 1985, her Naturopathic degree from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in 989, and her MSc in Health Sciences from the University of Central Lancashire (UK) in 2011 and her Homeopathy diploma from OCHM in 2012 and completed a Teacher Education Program (TEP100) at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College.
In private practice since 1989, Dr. Bakir works with clients to identify and treat the root of the problem. Naturopathic medicine addresses the whole person and any treatment is designed to be effective but gentle, avoiding any contra-indications with other treatments or conventional drugs a client maybe taking. Dr. Bakir specializes in Homeopathic Medicine, Nutrition, Life-Style Counselling, and Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy. Her experience as a mother fosters her ability to manage issues with fertility, pregnancy, childbirth and raising healthy children.
Dr. Bakir is passionate about sharing knowledge and has extensive experience as an educator and healthcare facilitator. Her teaching career spans 25-years with the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, where she held the positions: Head of Homeopathy, Associate Professor, Curriculum Advisor and Clinic Supervisor. She designed and participated in research and published homeopathy provings, and clinical cases. An expert in her field, Dr. Bakir, is known for her innovative and motivational teaching style. She has guest lectured at Bastyr University (Washington, USA), at the National Center for Naturopathic Medicine (Oregon, USA) where she was offered a Homeopathy Chair position. She was interviewed on both CBC television and CBC radio and presented at the Toronto District School Board (TDSB), the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists (OSOT), and the Ontario College of Homeopathic Medicine (OCHM-Toronto).
Focused on providing optimal care for clients, Dr. Bakir has maintained a continuous professional development portfolio. This includes a 2-year residency with Dr. Andre Saine, a 3-year course with the Canadian Academy of Homeopathic Medicine (CAH) designating her a Fellow (FCAH), 3 years of training with the Dynamis School of Homeopathy (Jeremy Sherr) and a 2-year course with Louis Klein, designating her a Master Homeopathic Clinician (MHC). Most recently, she interned in Tanzania, Africa with the Homeopathy for Health in Africa organization (HHA). While on the CCNM faculty she organized advanced clinical training for CCNM interns in India (Mumbai, Delhi, Goa) and in the USA (Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington). Over the span of her Naturopathic career, she trained with:
Alize Timmerman, Amy Rothenberg, Dinesh Chauhan, Divya Chhabra, Frans Vermeulen, Iris Bell, Isaac Golden, Jan Scholten, Jayesh Shah, Jonathan Hardy, Jonathan Shore, Judyth-Reichenberg-Ullman, Luc Montagnier Mahesh Gandhi, Massimo Mangialavori, Miranda Castro, Nancy Herrick, Paul Herscu, Rajan Sankaran, Roger Morrison, Schachindra and Bawisha Joshi, Sujit Chatterjee.
Dr. Bakir believes in a comprehensive model of healthcare that is systems-based, integrative and patient-centered. She is committed to facilitating healing and to forge community and public awareness of health, vitality, and prevention of disease. She currently runs clinics in Toronto and Niagara Falls and offers seminars in a variety of holistic care topics.