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Dr. Tomlinson’s passion for helping people formed early in his life. This passion, along with a deep belief in a holistic and natural approach to healing, led him to naturopathic medicine.
Having a special interest in counselling and psychology, he obtained a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology, graduating with distinction from the University of Victoria. He earned his Doctor of Naturopathy degree from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto, Ontario.
Dr. Tomlinson has a general naturopathic medical practice in which he treats a wide variety of complaints, including skin conditions, glandular and metabolic conditions, digestive problems, and much more. The areas of particular focus within Dr. Tomlinson’s practice are:
Anxiety & Depression
Muscle & Joint Pain
Wellness and Health Optimization
In his practice as a whole, Dr. Tomlinson places a strong emphasis on the mind-body connection and on treating patients holistically. As part of his unique and holistic approach, Dr. Tomlinson offers treatments that combine body-work, acupuncture, and counselling in a synergistic way to facilitate healing.
When making recommendations to patients, Dr. Tomlinson highlights the importance of dietary and lifestyle factors as pillars of health and wellness. Other natural modalities that are central to his practice include: clinical nutrition, botanical or herbal medicine, and hydrotherapy. Dr. Tomlinson has also obtained his prescriptive authority in British Columbia, allowing him to help patients manage their medications.