Dr. Alaina Overton, ND
Meet Dr. Alaina Overton, ND. As a naturopathic physician Dr. Overton entrusts an evidence-based approach, providing health care with an emphasis on prevention and natural therapies. Dr. Overton loves that the naturopathic scope of practice is so exceptionally comprehensive, with such an array of tools to choose from, her patients can expect to receive the most effective and appropriate treatments to help them look and feel their best.
Dr. Overton obtained her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Victoria, majoring in counselling and health psychology. Dr. Overton attended the CNME accredited institution The Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine and in 2015, graduated as a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Overton enjoyed her first two years of practice in Yaletown with The IV Wellness Boutique, Vancouver's first intravenous vitamin lounge. During her time there, Dr. Overton refined her command of IV nutrient therapy administering thousands of IV treatments to help countless patients improve their health. She followed her passion for skin health, receiving advanced facial anatomy and cosmetic skin rejuvenation training with the Canadian Society Of Skin Medicine and now offers holistic skin care and cosmetic dermatology alongside her naturopathic services. Dr. Overton is licensed and board certified by the College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia and is member in good standing with the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors and the British Columbia Naturopathic Association. Dr. Overton also remains adjunct faculty at The Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine where she teaches and supervises students at various stages of their program.
Favourite Skin Therapy:
At home aloe mask. It's such a soothing treat for my skin!
Cultivating healthy, glowing skin starts from the inside out. What we eat, how we manage stress, how well our digestive system functions, how our hormones fluctuate all have an effect on the health of our skin.
Kerry Wong, RN
Meet Kerry Wong, RN. Kerry has a passion for skin care that is drawn from her personal experience. This has given her a deep understanding of how skin conditions can affect our quality of life. Kerry feels blessed to be able to combine her passion for skin care into her nursing practice. Having experienced hormonal cystic acne for many years herself, she has developed a sincere interest and obsession in skin health and medical aesthetics.
Kerry specialized in surgical care at Royal Columbian Hospital and private plastic surgical practices. As a lifelong learner, she is currently being sponsored by St. Paul’s Hospital to pursue the nephrology program at BCIT to further expand her nursing practice. In addition to her nursing experience, she is also a certified Nurse Injector and received extensive medical aesthetics training from Langara College. Kerry is licensed through The College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia.
Favourite Skin Therapy:
My favourite at home skin therapy always resolved around exfoliation and rehydration. I love to start off with an exfoliating acid and top off with a calming face mask. Pure bliss!
I understand how debilitative and stressful skin conditions can be and how skin conditions can impact an individual's quality of life. I strive to offer my patients with helpful solutions and honest advice.