Naturopathic Physician

Dr. Nicole Shortt, BSc, ND is a naturopathic doctor who is passionate about naturopathic medicine and the amazing things it can do for women at all stages of their reproduction.

Dr. Shortt has a special interest in the health of women and has focused a considerable amount of additional training in these areas. As a lifelong student, Dr Shortt is continually upgrading her knowledge and skills and has taken additional courses in women’s health, including infertility, obstetrics, bio-identical hormones, thyroid disorders, menstrual disorders, and botanical medicine in women’s health. Dr. Shortt is certified by the College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia to perform acupuncture and holds prescribing authority. She is an active member in the Okanagan community and the mother of three amazing boys.

Dr. Shortt completed her naturopathic medical training in 2003 at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto, Ont., in their four-year program. Prior to that, she graduated from the University of Victoria in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, and subsequently worked in the field of molecular biology before returning to school to complete her naturopathic medical training. She is focused in her work and in her life on natural medicine and its ability to keep her patients and her family healthy and happy.

As the owner of Balance Natural Health Clinic, Dr. Shortt is proud to work alongside such an amazing group of practitioners and staff and is grateful every day for the privilege of holding space for people to share their stories and guide them on their journey to True Health.

Dr. Shortt is licensed with the College of Naturopathic Physicians of BC and is a member of the British Columbia Naturopathic Association and Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors.