Coquitlam, BC V3K 6C4 604-492-0815
Certifications: Acupuncture, Prescriptive Authority
Imagine yourself ...living day to day, waking every morning refreshed after a sound sleep, you are energetic and free of pain, mentally and emotionally at peace, and able to enjoy healthy relationships…
Is this different from how you currently live your life?
- What changes would you make?
- How do you want to improve in your health?
Like many of us do, I developed a deep passion for our natural surroundings in my backyard when I was a child. Later on in life, this passion developed into a desire to contribute to the preservation of our delicate environment. And being the science nerd that I was, I feel in love with exploring nature’s puzzle’s through the eyes of academia and dove head first into science research.
I acquired a research position at the BC Cancer Research Center (BCCRC) where I leaned that the study of treatment and prevention for any given disease should not only be done on the cellular and molecular level, but on the body as a whole. I am constantly amazed at how our body is so perfectly designed for living, right down to its molecular processes. But I have come to appreciate that the body is a network of delicate systems, and its balance can become upset if we don’t take care of ourselves.
As result of my experience at the BCCRC, I turned my attention to medicine, and to the practices built on holistic principles. In my search for such, I came across naturopathic medicine. Since then, I have dedicated myself to this practice, by actively participating in its growth, and by learning and applying my knowledge to help people achieve their health goals.
Today, I crowd myself around what I have come to love during my childhood. The science and art of nature. My home is in Port Moody, the City of Arts, and my practice in Coquitlam has a beautiful view of evergreens where it endeavors to make my patients feel relaxed and inspired...and you can see Mount Baker on a clear day.
I received my Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine. With an honors degree in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from SFU, and a deep passion for the mind/body connection, I understand the importance of using both scientific and holistic approaches in medicine.
I am dedicated to the practice of assisting those who seek better health as they overcome their obstacles. Through the stories of my patients, I have come to know that the human body is capable of incredible healing and one’s journey to great health can reach far and beyond their expectations.
I look forward to working with you, in your search for better health.
Dr. Krista Braun