Dr. Alysha Somji is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor. She graduated from the Canadian
College of Naturopathic Medicine after completing her undergraduate degree in Biological
Sciences at the University of Alberta. Dr. Somji is licensed through the Alberta
Association of Naturopathic Practitioners (soon to transition to The College of
Naturopathic Doctors of Alberta) and is also a member of the Canadian Association
of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND).
Dr. Somji had the opportunity to travel to India in 2008 and volunteer with Child
Family Health International Foundation, where she spent four weeks immersed in learning
about traditional medicine. She also had the opportunity in 2010 to work at the
National Hospital of Traditional Medicine in Hanoi, Vietnam.
While working at the hospital, she learned about the pathology, examination and
treatment practice in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Dr. Somji utilizes Traditional Chinese Medicine, acupuncture, diet and lifestyle
counseling, nutritional supplementation, homeopathy, botanical medicine and counseling
to achieve optimal wellness with her patients. She believes that each individual
is unique and because of this an individualized approach to treatment is employed.
Educating patients to take an active role in their health is an essential step to
achieving optimal wellness.
Through encouraging preventative medicine, Dr. Somji
believes that patients can attain long term wellness. Dr. Somji’s focus is on family
medicine, with a special interest in women’s health as well as acupuncture.