Dr. Melissa Glover is one of the two highly acclaimed Naturopathic Physicians at Tall Tree Integrated Health. She is passionate about natural medicine and loves educating and inspiring her patients to reach their optimal health and accomplish their wellness goals. She enjoys working with the many talented practitioners at the clinic, and being a part of an integrated team with its roots in clinical excellence, caring and fun.
Dr. Glover began her post-secondary education at the University of Victoria, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Kinesiology. It was during this time that her love for nutrition, medicine, health and wellness grew. Dr. Glover then went on to complete a 4-year program at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine in New Westminster, B.C., one of only two schools offering naturopathic medical education in Canada. She continues to learn and develop her understanding of naturopathic medicine through continuing education, primarily focused in mental and neurological health and well-being.
As a primary care provider, Dr. Glover deeply cares about working with those with any mental health, addiction and neurological concerns while helping to reduce the stigma around mental health in our society, and supporting the families of those with mental illness. She also has a passion for providing natural health education and treatment for those living with sleep problems, low energy, low immune function, stress management issues, digestion problems, allergies, weight gain, and much more.
Areas of interest:
Mental Wellness: anxiety, depression, insomnia, ADD, ADHD, smoking cessation, addiction support
Neurological Wellness: migraines, MS, headaches, traumatic injury
General Wellness: weight management, stress management, pain management, immune support
Digestive Wellness: celiac disease, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, IBS, food sensitivities
In your first visit with Dr. Glover, she will take a thorough health history and preform necessary physical exams, and introduce you to the principles of naturopathic medicine. Together, she will help you remove barriers to your health and discover the root cause of your health concerns. Her goal is always to create an evidence-based, results-focused treatment plan tailored to meet each patient’s unique needs.
Born and raised in Victoria, Dr. Glover has a particularly strong love for this city and all the people in it. During her time away from the clinic you may find her cooking up a storm in the kitchen, sipping an Americano in a local coffee shop, practicing yoga, or exploring the beautiful forests, beaches and trails across our magnificent island.
Dr. Melissa Glover 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). She is also licensed by the CNPBC to provide IV therapies, acupuncture, and holds Prescriptive Authority in the province of B.C. For more information about Dr. Melissa Glover check out her website: www.drmelissaglover.com