About the ND

Dr. Monique Aucoin ND is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor, researcher, teacher and respected expert in the field of mental health.

Clinical Focus:

Dr. Monique has extensive clinical experience and advanced training in the areas of mental health and addictions. She is passionate about using stress-management as a tool for health promotion. Monique has a special interest in collaborating with patients suffering from mood and anxiety disorders and addictions; however, she is interested in working with individuals of all ages and any illness or health concern.

Education and Training:

She received an Honors Bachelor of Medical Science at the University of Western Ontario, graduating with distinction. She then completed the intensive four-year Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine program at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, graduating in 2012.  She recieved a certificate in cognitive behavioural therapy from the University of Toronto and is currently working towards a Master of Science at the University of Guelph in the Human Health and Nutritional Sciences Department. Monique is a member of the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND), the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND) and the International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research.

Research:

In addition to helping people achieve their personal health goals, Monique is passionate about advancing the understanding of Naturopathic Medicine, particularly in the area of nutritional psychiatry. As well as seeing patients in her private practice, Monique is currently a Research Fellow at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, conducting research in the form of clinical trials, literature reviews and clinical tool development. Monique has published research in many academic journals and presented her research across North America and Internationally.  See the Research Page to read some of her recent publications. Monique is also an instructor at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine teaching research methodology and case report writing. She has recieved several awards for publications including case report competitions and the inaugural Abram Hoffer Lecture Series Award.

About:

In her free time, Monique enjoys hiking and camping (or snow shoeing) in Algonquin park, gardening, and playing the violin. She lives in Georgetown with her husband and two young daughters.