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Meet our team

Brenda Tapp ND

NATUROPATHIC DOCTOR & CLINIC DIRECTOR

Hello! I’m Dr. Tapp ND and I’m so glad you’re here. 

Leading the charge in integrative cancer care in Peterborough, I am an Ontario licensed ND and active member of the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians (OncANP).

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Although my focus is supporting my patients through and beyond their cancer journeys, I do know first-hand how overwhelming that journey can be. 

 

While I was in naturopathic medical school, I watched as an aunt on my mother’s side passed from breast cancer, followed shortly by an aunt on my father’s side being diagnosed as well. I have personally been diagnosed with precancerous cells and although I was told to “watch and wait” was able to reverse the process with natural therapies. 

Despite how scary a diagnosis of cancer can be, I believe it can also be a beautiful opportunity. It’s an opportunity to make positive changes in food choices, habits, relationships, mindset, and in how we care for ourselves. 

 

I take a collaborative approach to cancer care—working together with your oncologist or family physician to develop a comprehensive plan that will reduce side effects and optimize outcomes.

NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE  •  IV THERAPY  •  INJECTIONS (B12 + VITAMIN D)
BHRT (BIOIDENTICAL HORMONES)  •  ACUPUNCTURE  •  COSMETIC ACUPUNCTURE

LAB TESTING  •  WILD COLLECTIVE FACILITATOR  •  NUTRITION  •  LASER

I grew up in Peterborough, received my Bachelor of Science degree at Trent University and only left temporarily to get my Naturopathic Doctorate at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto. I’m thrilled to be back to serve this community I call home. 

I look forward to supporting you in navigating through and beyond cancer to proactively redefine your health!

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Other Providers

Christina Dow

CNHP, CH, RYT, RM

Christina Dow is a Certified Natural Health Practitioner, Reiki Master, Master Hypnotist and Certified Yoga Instructor.  She specializes in energy work with a primary focus on harmonizing the mind body and spirit. Her work provides you with the tools you need to regain balance and harmony, encouraging a reconnection to individual empowerment for optimal health and healing. Her sessions consist of a variety of natural therapies that gently balance the body’s life-force and bring health and well being to the recipient. When we are relaxed and stress-free, we are able to restore our natural ability to heal.

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Rebecca Kerrivan

CNP NNCP

Rebecca is a graduate of the Institute of Holistic Nutrition (IHN) where she received her designation as a Certified Nutritional Practitioner. She is passionate about going back to basics with nutrition, cooking and baking with whole foods and making sustainable lifestyle changes. After studying Applied Holistic Nutrition at IHN were she graduated with honours in November of 2019, Rebecca will begin her practice as a Certified Nutritional Practitioner in January 2020.

www.rebeccakerrivan.ca

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Dr. Cara MacMullin

B.SC. ND

Cara grew up in Cape Breton Island and attended Dalhousie University to obtain a Bachelor of Science degree. After graduating from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2006, Cara spent her first 10 years of practice working in downtown Toronto. She worked in busy multidisciplinary clinics over that time setting the foundation for her areas of focus and gaining a wealth of knowledge. 

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Lynn Galeazza

COUNSELLING, MSW, RSW

Lynn has been a practicing social worker for 20 years.  In 1997, Lynn graduated from Sheridan College with a Social Service Worker – Gerontology diploma.  With her diploma in hand, Lynn immediately began working towards her Bachelor of Social Work degree and graduated in 2001 from McMaster University.  In 2017, Lynn returned to school part-time, earning her Master of Social Work Degree from Dalhousie University in 2021.  Lynn is a registered member of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers.

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Dr. Nicole Edgar

ND

Nicole grew up in Omemee, which is a small town in the City of Kawartha Lakes. She attended UOIT (now called Ontario Tech University) where she received her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology. In her final year of her undergraduate Nicole had the opportunity to do an internship in Athletic Therapy, where she sparked a passion for sports medicine and injuries. She went on to attend the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) in Toronto to achieve her Doctor of Naturopathy degree. 

nicoleedgar.com

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Marg Eggleton

LASER TECHNICIAN

My Name is Marg. Eggleton RN . I run the Bioflex Laser Therapy through the PCNM office. The laser therapy is a noninvasive treatment that heals wounds such as diabetic ulcers, PVD ulcers, burns, shingle and nerve pain, neuropathy, headaches from migraines, etc It also assists in healing of surgical wounds. Decreases the rehab time from joint surgeries, muscle/joint injuries.

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Dr. Lucie Kellough

ND

Dr. Kellough was born and raised in Peterborough. She completed her undergraduate degree in Biology at Trent University and went on to receive her degree in Naturopathic Medicine at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. She is licensed to practice under the governing body of the College of Naturopaths of Ontario and currently a member of the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors. 

drluciend.com

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Courtney Cartmel

REGISTERED ACUPUNCTURIST

Courtney has always had a passion for helping people and she has a diverse skill set and well-rounded experience. Courtney graduated from Dalhousie University in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and certificates in Disability Management and inter-professional health education. During this time she was very involved with the YMCA’s abilities in motion program. This outpatient program helped facilitate and assist disabled individuals with their prescribed physiotherapy and exercise. This led Courtney to working as a personal support worker for over 5 years and is well versed in the specific needs of the senior and disabled populations and especially enjoys working with them.

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We can’t wait to help you redefine your health!