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Educational Seminars

Healing Foundations Naturopathic Clinic
231 Woolwich St
Guelph, On


How to Safely and Effectively Detoxify Your Body and Mind
Coming again soon! Check back for upcoming dates or send us an email and we will add you to the wait list to be contacted when a new date is scheduled.

You've probably heard about the benefits of detoxing such as increased energy and clarity of mind. You may be interested in doing a detox but feel overwhelmed by all of the options and/or concerned about their safety. If so, this seminar is for you.

In it, you'll learn:

  • The basics of detoxification: why we need to detoxify, how our bodies do it.
  • How to do a food-based detox: which foods to exclude, which to include and/or increase and why.
  • Self-care techniques that support detoxification: dry skin brushing, contrast showers, diaphragmatic breathing, etc.
  • Detoxification options beyond food and self-care techniques: supplements, herbs, homeopathy, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and acupuncture.

Info packages and refreshments! 


The Flu and You
Coming Soon!

  • Learn how your immune system naturally responds to viruses, bacteria and other invaders.
  • Discuss the flu virus and the flu shot.
  • Discover how to make an informed vaccination choice.
  • Explore immune-boosting super foods and nutrients that you can start using right away.

 Info packages and refreshments!


Food For Thought: Kids, Nutrition and School Days
Coming soon!

Discover how food affects children’s growth and development in three key areas:

Physical Health: bones, organs, digestive, immune and nervous systems.
Emotional Health: behaviours and moods.
Cognitive Health: memory, focus, attention and ability to learn optimally.

Learn about unique nutritional needs for:

• Infants and Toddlers
• Elementary school age children
• Adolescents

Exposure to scientific studies, which discuss the importance of some key vitamins, minerals and fatty acids for optimal health in children.

Nutritious recipes, snack ideas and shopping tips from families who have implemented healthier dietary choices and noticed positive outcomes.

Also, click here to read our supplemental article: Kids, Nutrition and School Days.

 Info packages and refreshments!
(Covered by most health plans)


Preparing for a Healthy Summer with Naturopathic First Aid
Coming again soon! 

  • Find out how to use naturopathic first aid remedies to manage insect bites and stings, poison ivy rash, sun exposure and sunburn, strains, sprains, bruises and minor wounds.
  • Learn which injuries can be managed with first aid at home, and which require medical attention.
  • Discover how specific homeopathic and herbal medicines alleviate symptoms and activate healing and recovery.
  • Find out how to put together a naturopathic first aid kit for your family’s unique needs at home, camp or cottage.

 Info packages and refreshments! 
(Covered by most health plans)


What is Naturopathic Medicine?
Coming again soon!

• Find out about the education and regulation of naturopathic doctors in Ontario and Canada.
• Learn about the similarities and differences between the naturopathic medical model and the conventional medical model.
• Discover why naturopathic medicine is so effective at helping people who suffer from chronic medical conditions.
• Receive health tips from a registered N.D. and have your questions answered.

 Info packages and refreshments!  
(Covered by most health plans)


Dr. McGill is available for speaking engagements. She has years of experience presenting seminars on naturopathic medicine and health topics related to digestive, immune and hormone function as well as helping people mitigate the effects of stress and fatigue using basic lifestyle approaches. 

Please call or email our clinic if you are interested in having Dr. Heidi McGill, ND speak with your organization/group.