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About Us

 

EASTND is a modern wellness space with a goal of helping women to feel vibrant, healthy, and beautiful from the inside out.

We achieve this by integrating a variety of services that optimize women’s hormonal, skin, digestive, and mental health.

With a desire to educate the public, and our clients, we have designed a virtual wellness space to complement our physical practice. Our hopes are to empower you by helping you truly understand your condition and treatment options; and provide access to a community of women going through similar experiences for ongoing support.

About EASTND

Meet Our Team 

Our team is dedicated to helping you get to the bottom of your symptoms. We understand that your health is based on more than bloodwork alone and that each person needs an individualized approach to their care.

We have two beautiful locations, one in Downtown Moncton and the other in Downtown Charlottetown. Our teams consist of a variation of: Naturopathic Doctors, Acupuncturists, a Medical Doctor, Registered Nurses, Licensed Counselling Therapists, and a Medical Aesthetician. 

Moncton

Ashley Shea, Naturopathic Doctor & Acupuncturist

Ashley is a graduate of the Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine program at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and is working under the supervision of Dr. Jodie Tatlock, ND. Ashley previously completed her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at the University of New Brunswick.

She has a special interest in infant + children’s health and postpartum care, and her goal is to work with children and their families to support and optimize proper growth and development. These are the most important years to lay the foundation for future health and it is essential to foster these healthy habits and environments for children to thrive.

Whether families are looking for preventative support, Well Child Checks or alternative treatments for common ailments, I am excited to work with you and your child to find what’s best for your family’s lifestyle. Ashley hopes to support you through all of the transitions of life; infancy, toddlerhood, school and teenage years, and new parents.

When she isn't working, Ashley loves hiking, camping, being outdoors and travelling, and trying new recipes!

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Shawna Boyce, Licensed Acupuncturist

Shawna is a Licensed Acupuncturist, Registered Holistic Nutritionist, and practices Cranial Sacral Therapy and emotional release techniques.

Shawna graduated from Acadia University with a Bachelor of Physical Education majoring in Exercise Science/Athletic Therapy. She studied Acupuncture at the Centre of International Holistic Studies and
attended the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition and is currently studying Cranial Sacral Therapy.

Shawna is a member in good standing of the Maritime Association of Registered Acupuncturists and the Examining Board of Natural Medicine Practitioners. She believes wholeheartedly that the body’s innate ability to heal itself works best when balance is attained in mind, body & spirit.

Shawna loves being in her kitchen creating amazing, healthy meals or outdoors participating in most any activity….hiking, backpacking, snowshoeing, skiing, ice climbing, running. Connecting with nature is where she finds her balance and serenity and encourages her clients to do the same.

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Meghan Oxford, Naturopathic Doctor & Acupuncturist

Meghan Oxford is a 4th-year student at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto, Ontario. She is finishing her final year and internship at EastND under the supervision of Dr. Jodie Tatlock, ND. Meghan previously completed her Bachelor Science at the University of New Brunswick and has always planned to return to the province after graduating. 

Meghan grew up seeing a naturopathic doctor her whole life and has since developed an interest in combining evidence-based and traditional healing practices to approach many conditions. Some of her areas of interest include digestive health, hormonal health as well as mental health.

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Jodie Tatlock, Naturopathic Doctor & Acupuncturist

Jodie Tatlock is a naturopathic doctor, acupuncturist, and cofounder of EASTND and owner of the Moncton location. Jodie works most closely with women's reproductive hormonal health and burnout. 

Jodie graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Dalhousie University and a Doctorate of Naturopathy from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. She is a member in good standing with the New Brunswick Association of Naturopathic Doctors (NBAND), the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND), and the Canadian College of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (CCATCM).

Jodie is most profoundly shaped by a silent 10-day meditation retreat off the coast of Thailand. It allowed her to look at health and healing in a new light. Integrating science-based medicine and traditional methods of healing are important aspects of her practice.

When she isn't in the office helping her clients, she can be found exploring the world with her family. With a constant itch for travel, Jodie is always bringing back new and innovative ideas and training to our clinic (like our vitamin IV drip lounge!). 

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Emily Freistatter, Naturopathic Doctor

Emily is a naturopathic doctor with a passion for nutrition, and with that fills the role of nutrition consultant at EASTND. She works with our team virtually as she can be found practicing as an ND in Kelowna, British Columbia. 

Emily graduated with a Bachelor of Life Sciences from Queen’s University and a Doctorate of Naturopathy from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. She is a member in good standing with the College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia (CNPBC), the British Columbia Naturopathic Association (BCNA) and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND).

Emily has always had a passion for nutrition. She strongly believes that food is medicine and the fuel for all of the body’s systems. Emily loves talking about nutrition with everyone, but does have a special interest in gut and brain health.

Emily’s nutrition consults will help you discover eating habits to optimize your health and also fit into your lifestyle. Additionally, she can provide support for special diets (anti-inflammatory, anti-candida, elimination, gluten-free, plant-based etc.) and create custom meal plans.

Learn more about Emily!

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Celine Leduc, Naturopathic Doctor

Celine is a naturopathic doctor, acupuncturist, and cofounder of EASTND and owner of the Charlottetown location. Her practice focuses mainly on hormonal health and skin health (graceful aging and acne).

Celine graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Dalhousie University and a Doctorate of Naturopathy from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. She is a member in good standing with Prince Edward Island Association of Naturopathic Doctors (PEIAND), New Brunswick Association of Naturopathic Doctors(NBAND), the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND) and the Canadian College of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (CCATCM).

Celine was drawn to naturopathic medicine because the model of care resonated greatly with her belief in patient focused care and individualized medicine. Patient education is a large component of therapy, as she hopes to empower her patients to trust their bodies’ capacity to heal. Celine enjoys blending evidence based natural practices with ancient eastern medical traditions to promote lasting health of the mind, body and soul.

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Renée Purdy, Naturopathic Doctor & Acupuncturist

Dr. Purdy is a naturopathic doctor. She works on all aspects of health, including mind, body and spirit. Her practice focuses mainly on digestive health, hormonal health, and burnout. Of the three ND's, Renée works with the widest range of conditions.

Renée graduated with honours with a Bachelor of Arts from McGill University and a Doctorate of Naturopathy from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. She is a member in good standing with New Brunswick Association of Naturopathic Doctors (NBAND) and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND). She is also a board member of the international global health organization Natural Doctors International (NDI).

Renée believes that health is essential for individuals to reach their full potential and live their best life. She guides clients in healing using natural treatments founded in science as well a traditional medicine, always weaving in nutrition and mindfulness practices into her treatments.

Outside her clinical practice, Renée is the creator of My Soul Challenge, a game she designed to inspire self-care and mindfulness practices to increase health and wellness. 

Before practicing at EASTND, Dr. Purdy worked independently.

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Karen Ulmanis, Medical Aesthetician

Karen Ulmanis is the Medical Aesthetician and Natural Skin Care Formulator at EASTND providing natural safe skin rejuvenation options to her clients. 

Trained at the School of Natural Medical Aesthetics in Regina, Saskatchewan, Karen’s focus is to treat and improve the appearance of skin conditions such as acne, wrinkles and fine lines, scarring, skin laxity, cellulite and the overall health of your skin. In addition Karen recently received her certificate in natural skincare formulation and advanced serum formulations from the School of Natural Skincare International.

Karen works with clients to not only treat the surface of your skin but to dig deeper to find the root cause of skin condition. Working closely with EASTND’s Naturopathic Doctors, Counsellors and Nutritionist, Karen’s clients are provided with natural skin rejuvenation options that take into consideration your overall health. 

Believing the importance of providing natural non-invasive alternatives to Botox and skin rejuvenation for all skin types, including mature skin, Karen specializes in microneedling, specifically PRP (platelet-rich plasma) and chemical peels. 

It’s these natural skin services along with natural, toxin free skincare products formulated right on site at EASTND that provides our clients with all the tools they need to achieve and maintain beautiful radiant skin, beauty from the inside out.

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Cheryl Cannon, Registered Social Worker

Cheryl has over 35 years experience in counselling as a registered social worker both in NB and PEI.

She specializes in mental health, grief and stress/burnout.. She offers couples counselling and sex therapy.

Cheryl has worked in Community Mental Health in both provinces for many years and is now available virtually for our clients at EASTND.

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Ashley Maltais, Licensed Counselling Therapist

Ashley is a licensed counselling therapist. She treats anxiety, stress, depression, anger management, grief/loss (death, illness, job, relationships), parenting skills, individual support with a divorce/separation, work place issues, self esteem and confidence. 

Ashley's counselling has a person-centered framework, and integrates CBT, Solution Focused techniques, and Mindfulness practices, ensuring that each client receives personally tailored counselling services.

Ashley complete her MSc in Counselling Psychology at Keele University in England and remains in good standing with the Licensed Counselling Therapists of New Brunswick. 

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Debbie Magno, Administration

If you've been in the Moncton clinic, you've likely chatted with Debbie! She works alongside Sandra to make the amazing administration team in Moncton! Debbie graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, majoring in Marketing and Advertising at De La Salle University in the Philippines.

She then moved to Canada to pursue an international career and explore herself. She then completed post-graduate studies in International Business Management at NBCC-Saint John.

With over ten years of experience providing high-level support to C-level executives, she's very skilled in aligning business objectives with comprehensive administrative knowledge.

Debbie is passionate about learning new skills, and is confident in her leadership skills after filling multiple roles in previous jobs, she's an administration extraordinaire!

When she's not working, Debbie loves travelling. Being a wanderlust, she finds freedom and excitement from short escapes and loves exploring new places, trying new activities and food, and meeting new people!

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Melanie Landry, Administration

Melanie is very excited to start her journey at EASTND as Debbie's new sidekick, and she absolutely feels at home here at the clinic!

Melanie graduated from Atlantic Business College in 2008. She's very passionate about wellness and has been able to work in that type of environment in the last decade. What makes her shine is to be around people and will do her best to make everyone feel welcome here at the clinic.

In her spare time, Melanie likes to be in nature with her dogs and do photography and painting. She also loves going on little day trips and finding little gems along the way.

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Charlottetown

Celine Leduc, Naturopathic Doctor & Acupuncturist

Celine is a naturopathic doctor, acupuncturist, and cofounder of EASTND and owner of the Charlottetown location. Her practice focuses mainly on hormonal health and skin health (graceful aging and acne).

Celine graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Dalhousie University and a Doctorate of Naturopathy from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. She is a member in good standing with Prince Edward Island Association of Naturopathic Doctors (PEIAND), New Brunswick Association of Naturopathic Doctors(NBAND), the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND) and the Canadian College of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (CCATCM).

Celine was drawn to naturopathic medicine because the model of care resonated greatly with her belief in patient focused care and individualized medicine. Patient education is a large component of therapy, as she hopes to empower her patients to trust their bodies’ capacity to heal. Celine enjoys blending evidence based natural practices with ancient eastern medical traditions to promote lasting health of the mind, body and soul.

Learn more about Celine!

Book Your Appointment!

Emily Freistatter, Naturopathic Doctor

Emily is a naturopathic doctor with a passion for nutrition, and with that fills the role of nutrition consultant at EASTND. She works with our team virtually as she can be found practicing as an ND in Kelowna, British Columbia. 

Emily graduated with a Bachelor of Life Sciences from Queen’s University and a Doctorate of Naturopathy from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. She is a member in good standing with the College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia (CNPBC), the British Columbia Naturopathic Association (BCNA) and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND).

Emily has always had a passion for nutrition. She strongly believes that food is medicine and the fuel for all of the body’s systems. Emily loves talking about nutrition with everyone, but does have a special interest in gut and brain health.

Emily’s nutrition consults will help you discover eating habits to optimize your health and also fit into your lifestyle. Additionally, she can provide support for special diets (anti-inflammatory, anti-candida, elimination, gluten-free, plant-based etc.) and create custom meal plans.

Learn more about Emily!

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Lauren Holden, Naturopathic Doctor & Acupuncturist

Lauren is a naturopathic medical school graduate & currently working under the supervision of Dr. Celine Leduc at the Charlottetown location. She has a strong passion for brain health (including ADD + ADHD), digestive health and overall well-being.

Lauren graduated with a Bachelor of Science from University of New Brunswick and a Doctorate of Naturopathy from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine.

Lauren has a strong passion for healthcare, and resonated deeply with a root cause approach to overall health, which led her to pursue a career in naturopathic medicine. She loves to incorporate both evidence based medical practices alongside traditional medicine into her treatments for optimal and full-body healing.

When Lauren is not at the clinic in Charlottetown she is creating delicious yet nourishing recipes over at Lau’s Healthy Life, spending time with loved ones and getting outside as much as possible!

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Lauren Myers, Nutrition Consultant

Lauren is a board certified RHN and is part of the team as a Holistic Nutritional Consultant. Her practice focuses on gut health + digestive function, hormone health, athletic recovery, and stress management.

Lauren graduated from the University of Prince Edward Island with a Bachelor of Business Administration, specializing in marketing. She is a Doctorate of Naturopathy candidate at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, in her second year.

She believes that food is a powerful intervention and that making small changes can have profound impacts on the body that manifest into how you feel both mentally and physically. Her approach is to identify root causes of symptoms, address any imbalances, and empower you to have control of your health and wellness. The individualized meal plans that she creates emphasize balance and focus on sustainable well-being through nourishing, whole foods and lifestyle practices.

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Cheryl Cannon, Registered Social Worker

Cheryl has over 35 years experience in counselling as a registered social worker both in NB and PEI.

She specializes in mental health, grief and stress/burnout.. She offers couples counselling and sex therapy.

Cheryl has worked in Community Mental Health in both provinces for many years and is now available virtually for our clients at EASTND.

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Jenna Noble, Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Originally from PEI, Jenna has spent the past 8 ½ years studying and practicing Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine in British Columbia. She completed the Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) program at the Kootenay Columbia College of Integrative Health Sciences (KCCIHS) in Nelson, BC. She is delighted to return to her hometown to serve the community here. Jenna is passionate about providing a holistic and gentle approach to healing. Whether the focus is on easing physical or emotional pain, she is committed to working together with her clients to create a treatment plan that is effective and tailored to their needs. The modalities that she works with include acupuncture, herbal medicine, cupping, and nutritional therapeutics. Each client has different needs, and the choice of modalities will be decided in conversation with you around what will be most helpful and best suited in your case.

Jenna has a keen interest in preventative medicine, providing guidance to her clients to support their overall health and well-being. She supports individual health goals, whether this is a short-term issue (like sleeping through the night) or a long-term goal (like improved health and vitality despite physical or emotional challenges).

She has come to have a real passion for treating physical pain, including athletic recovery and injuries, as well as chronic pain conditions like arthritis, fibromyalgia, and repetitive stress injuries. 

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Begin Working With Us Today

Finding the right care for your needs does not have to be complicated! We suggest starting by booking a consultation with one of our Naturopathic Doctors. From here, our NDs can complement your treatment plan with other services by referring you to one of our other practitioners. 

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