Dr. Sacha Elliott-Drury is a licensed naturopathic physician and had a family practice in North Vancouver before joining the Selkirk Naturopathic Clinic in Maple Ridge in 2014.
She focuses on motivating, educating and empowering her patients to create balance in their health by using a variety of therapeutic modalities including clinical nutrition, supplementation, herbal medicine, acupuncture, detoxification, vitamin injections, chelation therapy and counseling.
She delves to uncover the root cause of disease and teaches her patients how they got to be in this state of health and what to do to achieve optimal health on the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual levels.
Dr. Elliott-Drury treats a wide range of health conditions and has a special interest in women’s health including infertility, menopause, PCOS and PMS; gastrointestinal disorders; weight management; detoxification; mental/emotional imbalance; stress management; food allergies and sensitivities; skin disorders; and thyroid and adrenal imbalance.
She attained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from the University of British Columbia and then went on to complete a four-year doctorate program at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine (BINM).
Dr. Elliott-Drury is licensed by the College of Naturopathic Physicians in British Columbia and is a member in good standing of both the British Columbia Naturopathic Association and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Physicians. She is certified in acupuncture and chelation therapy (heavy metal detoxification) and has her pharmaceutical prescribing license.
Dr. Bean has experience working largely with families, young ones and mamas-to-be. She brings her wisdom as a mother of two to help women achieve a healthy pregnancy and smooth labour. She has worked overseas In Singapore for two years which improved her skills in chronic illness as she saw various patients in SE Asia, India and Australia who were unable to find the care they needed.
Her passion lies in supporting:
- Lyme disease and co-infections
- Pre- and post-natal care including labor support
- Pediatrics including Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, SPD
- Digestive complaints particularly SIBO and IBS
- Vaccine safety education
- Skin aliments
It is Dr. Bean’s belief that each and every person is entitled to comprehensive and compassionate health care which includes all avenues of treatment. She works diligently on each case presented to her to ensure she is providing optimal service. As a doctor, her job is to teach, educate and empower her patients with the goal of achieving overall well-being. She practices with integrity, compassion and respect. She strives to see you as a whole person, not just your condition.
Dr. Aggie Matusik, ND had been practicing naturopathic medicine since 2007 in North Burnaby, BC. before relocating with her family to Maple Ridge and joining the Selkirk Naturopathic Clinic in 2016.
In her family practice, Dr. Matusik focuses on assisting her patients in achieving optimal health by addressing the underlying cause of symptoms. Conditions often treated are women’s health issues such as peri-menopause and menopause, PMS, fertility concerns, fatigue, anxiety and depression, thyroid disorders, stress related complaints, digestive concerns and neurological disorders.
Dr. Matusik provides a patient centered approach to health by utilizing naturopathic modalities to form comprehensive, individualized treatment plans. In addition, she has additional training and certification to do acupuncture, chelation therapy, IV therapy such as high dose Vitamin C treatments and individualized vitamin and mineral cocktails. Dr. Matusik also has BC prescriptive authority.
Dr. Sarah Nyrose, ND
As a naturopathic physician, I am passionate about preventative medicine and believe in the importance of treating the whole person in order to optimize health and well-being. I am continually fascinated by the complexities of the human body and acknowledge that finding healthcare solutions often requires an individualized approach. My goal as a naturopathic doctor is to provide a deeper investigation into the cause of symptoms and devise a treatment plan that is unique to you. I utilize both conventional and alternative therapies, including acupuncture, herbal formulas, supplements, physical medicine, clinical nutrition and pharmaceuticals. By working collaboratively with other health care providers, I aim to provide truly integrative care.
With a primary care practice, I treat a variety of conditions, both acute and chronic, ranging from digestive concerns, hormonal imbalances, thyroid problems, depression and anxiety. My particular area of interest include:
- Women’s health
- Autoimmune and chronic illness
- Digestive health
I am licensed through the College of Naturopathic Physicians of BC and am board certified in acupuncture, intravenous (IV) therapies and am licensed in prescribing pharmaceuticals. I completed my naturopathic medical training at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine, and prior to that, I obtained my Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Sciences from the University of British Columbia.
Dr. Nicole Cerf, ND
Dr. Nicole Cerf received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of the Fraser Valley and went on to graduate as a Naturopathic Doctor from the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Cerf is a strong believer in science-based holistic health care and uses cutting edge laboratory testing to aid in the diagnosis of a patient’s condition. Dr. Cerf enjoys educating patients about their health and empowering them to achieve their health goal, thus making visits both informative and fun!
Dr. Cerf is a member of the British Columbia Naturopathic Association, Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors and is in good standing with the College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia. Dr. Cerf has received further training in acupuncture, bio-identical hormone therapy, chelation therapy and is licensed to prescribe pharmaceutical medications.
Dr. Cerf treats a variety of health concerns including:
- Autism/ASD, ADHD, PDD
- Auto-immune Disorders
- Children’s Health
- Digestive Complaints
- Hormonal Imbalances
- Mood Disorders
- Musculoskeletal Injuries
- Skin Conditions
- Thyroid Conditions
- Weight Management
- Women’s Health
Dr. Sheldon Bjorgaard, BSc.
Dr. Sheldon Bjorgaard is a licensed Naturopathic Physician and a graduate of the Boucher
Institute of Naturopathic Medicine. Prior to naturopathic medical training, Dr. Bjorgaard
earned his Bachelor of Science (BSc.) in Biology from the University of the Fraser Valley.
Dr. Sheldon has received training in a wide variety of modalities, including clinical
nutrition, botanical medicine, acupuncture, minor surgery, and osseous manipulation, as
well as additional certification in intravenous therapies, pharmaceutical prescribing, and
advanced injection therapies. His wide scope of practice allows him to provide
comprehensive naturopathic care for all ages.
While treating a wide variety of patients and conditions, Dr. Sheldon has a clinical focus in
the following areas:
- Digestive Health, including irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and other related
conditions. Dr. Sheldon also tests for the presence of small intestinal bacterial
overgrowth (SIBO) which has been investigated as a cause of many digestive health
- Safe and Effective Weight Loss,inlcuding the use of medically supervised weight
loss programs, individualized dietary interventions and nutritional
- Seasonal and Environmental Allergies. Dr. Sheldon uses skin scratch allergy
testing and allergy de-sensitization drops in order to provide long-lasting complete
- Joint Pain and Injury. Dr. Sheldon is versed in the biopsychosocial model of pain
and is able to discuss causes of chronic pain and treatment options. He also uses
regenerative injection therapies such as prolotherapy and platelet-rich plasma
therapy in addition to compounded topical pain medication and corrective exercise
as part of a comprehensive treatment protocol.
Dr. Sheldon believes strongly in patient-centred medical care, and in providing evidence-
informed medical options that address causes as well as symptoms. He treats each of his
patients individually and holistically in order to help them reach their health goals. He also
takes an integrative approach to health care, collaborating with other doctors and health
care professionals whenever appropriate.
When not in the clinic, Dr. Sheldon enjoys staying active by playing sports, fishing, hiking,
and spending time with friends and family.