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In Between Visits

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We are a team of health care professionals who want to see you thrive.Through interviews, inspirational stories, candid conversations, impactful information, we will support you between your visits. Our team will: Answer your questions about how to stay on trackInspire and motivate you on your journ… read more

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How therapy supports whole body health

May 16th, 2022


I am so excited for you to meet Anika Dilawri, our newest team member.  Anika recently graduated as a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) and is very excited to be joining us. 

In this episode, we discuss what …

One year later, getting caught up with Amy Longard

May 2nd, 2022


I was over the moon to connect with Amy Longard in this special Mother's Day edition one year later.

During this interview, Amy shares how this year has changed her, the lessons she has learned, and the clarity she has …

The truth about detoxification

April 10th, 2022


In this episode, I go solo to discuss the myths about detoxification.

I share my frustration with all the misinformation and ask you to question what …

Melinda Assaf: The heart of Kardish Health Food Centres

March 28th, 2022


I have always been drawn to health food stores as I feel like you can tell a lot about a city by its locally-owned shops.  Kardish was one of the first places I checked out when considering moving to Ottawa.

I loved the …

Meet Pamyna Bourgeois: Creating connection through empathy

March 14th, 2022


This episode introduces you to our new associate, Pamyna Bourgeois.  

Pamyna is a registered psychotherapist and one of our virtual health care team members.  She is an incredible human and brilliant therapist.   

Dr. Sarah Vadeboncoeur ND: The courage to be heard

February 28th, 2022


I am giddy to share this episode with you! 

In this conversation, Dr. Sarah Vadenboncoueur shares her incredible expertise in helping women connect with their intuition and use their voices to speak their truth. 

She …

With Rachel Collier: Stepping off the edge and landing into greatness

February 14th, 2022


We hear the story repeatedly and wonder if it is possible? Leaving our expectations and security behind in search of a life that aligns with our true …

What is your PMS telling you?

January 31st, 2022


You know how right before your period, you want to scream when you hear your partner chewing, or you notice the slightest smudge on your fridge, and it drives you crazy?  Or maybe your experience is more breast …

Say no to the "self-help" movement

January 18th, 2022


New year, new beginnings, new health goals, new thank-you!

Dr. Rachelle and I decided to start 2022, stirring things up a little. …

Food freedom over the holidays

December 16th, 2021


I love fruit cake, and I wait all year for it to come back on the shelves.

But wait a second, isn't it filled with sugar, fat, carbs, and a million calories per slice? You bet it is, and I enjoy every bite of it. 

As …

Finding comfort during stressful times

December 10th, 2021


One of the biggest things that Dr. Rachelle and I want to achieve with these podcasts is relatability, connection, and comfort.

I am in my bedroom in Ottawa while she is in her office in Toronto as we record these …

Sleep and the things that keep us up at night

November 26th, 2021


In the mood for an honest conversation about sleep?  You have come to the right place.

In a world where a simple google search or a mindless IG …

Your beliefs become your choices

November 11th, 2021


In this episode, we dive deep into a conversation about what mindset means to us both in our work and in our personal lives.

We share our own journeys in how a shift in our mindset impacted our quality of life, …

Let food be the medicine, and eat the cookie

October 29th, 2021


I knew I had met my partner in crime from the moment Dr. Rachelle and I started a conversation about our approach to nutrition. 

In a profession where food is medicine, we discussed how we fumbled in the early days of …

With Dr. Rachelle ND: An Olympian's thoughts on movement

October 15th, 2021


This is a really cool conversation!  

I was a little uncertain about what a discussion about movement would look like with a silver medal Olympian …

With Dr. Rachelle ND: It's okay to not be okay

October 1st, 2021


This has been a terrible year for stress and most of our nervous systems have been hit really hard with so much uncertainty, compounding pressures, and unrealistic demands.

For the first time in our careers, Dr. …

With Dr. Rachelle ND: Reconnecting, big news and sleep chats

September 17th, 2021


We are back, did you catch that...WE! I am so excited to announce that I have collaborated with the most amazing Naturopathic Doctor, Rachelle …

Amy Longard: The birth into motherhood

April 30th, 2021


This episode is dedicated to all the hard-working and committed moms, care providers, mother figures and friends who continue to show up for your children, pets, nieces, nephews, neighbours every day in different ways. …

Nora Pope, FCP & Dr. Jessica Liu ND: Empowering women with cycle awareness

April 22nd, 2021


Do you pay attention to your cycles?  I am almost embarrassed to admit that it was not until Medical school that I truly became aware of the phases …

Dr. Lisa Weeks ND: A doctor who has perfected the art of listening

April 10th, 2021


In a world where we all want to be heard, Dr. Lisa Weeks ND listens.  

In this episode, Lisa and I have an amazing conversation about what it means to show up for her patients and how she approaches each person with …

Leslie Robertson: Helping mom's find their way back to themselves

March 26th, 2021


Hey busy moms, are you telling yourself you don't have the time and energy for movement? Then you need to tune in to this episode. 

Meet Leslie Roberston, busy mom of 2 young boys, wife and small business owner of Prime …

Andrea Robertson: How to fiercely protect your self-care needs

March 12th, 2021


Andrea Robertson is pretty much a household name in the Ottawa community.  If you have yet to meet her you are going to understand very quickly why …

With Scott Sigurdson: Shifting from a desk job to life on an organic farm

February 26th, 2021


Are you in need of a little motivation today? Look no further.

Meet Scott, co-owner of Indian Creek Orchard Gardens, an organically managed micro-farm located just outside Ottawa, Ontario.  This incredible piece of land …

With Sheri Chiprout: On tapping in to your intuition, we all have it!

February 12th, 2021


What does your gut say? 

These days everyone seems to be talking about how important it is to trust your intuition.  It's fantastic advice assuming we all have access to this inner knowing.  

Stopping, listening and …

With Stephen Bierbrier: A mission in motion - Happiness Habits 613

January 30th, 2021


Are you having a hard time finding the motivation and energy to get off the couch?  That stops NOW!

This week's guest, Stephen Bierbrier, has a no-nonsense approach to bringing fitness into your day to day life.  As the …

With Lisa Sabatini: Finding your path through grief and trauma

January 14th, 2021


I can't think of a better person to ring in the 2021 season of In Between Podcasts.  Meet Lisa Sabatini! 

With stressors at an all-time high and many of us feeling lost as to how to manage our reactions this …

With Tina Lamontagne: Never underestimate the healing power of community

December 2nd, 2020


Are you longing to part of a community? This is your stop! 

Meet this week's guest,  Tina Lamontagne!  She is a creative soul, a new mom, a woman of …

With Tara Porter: A lesson on food that has nothing to do with nutrients

November 24th, 2020


Are you in the mood for something fun, light and full of authenticity? Look no further (you can thank me later!)

Meet Tara porter, she is an educator …

With Dr. Kandis Locke ND: The biggest gift your doctor can give you!

November 13th, 2020


I had my own agenda when asking Dr. Kandis Locke to be a guest on In between Visits.  You see, I wanted to find out what makes Dr. Kandis Locke ND …

Meet Elisa Kurylowicz: A beautiful fall from greatness and the rise to self-love

October 30th, 2020


Heads up: there are no technical issues during this episode.  Those long pauses are me processing the incredible words of wisdom and profound inspiration from this week's guest.

Elisa Kurylowicz is a former member of …

Meet Dr. Olivia Rose ND: The art of joy during stressful times

October 16th, 2020


This inspiring episode is dedicated to those of you who are constantly wondering how to balance life with so many balls in the air.

Meet Dr. Olivia Rose, ND one of the most dynamic and directed women I have had the …

Meet Dr. Jennifer Luck ND: Healing from the quiet embarrassment of IBS

October 3rd, 2020


Are you embarrassed about your digestive disruptions? Look no further, today's guest has got you covered.

Dr. Jennifer Luck ND is passionate about helping women get the proper diagnosis, treatment and education for all …

Meet Jewelia Orlick: Peace through mindfulness and the journey inward

September 18th, 2020


If ever there was a time to start is now! 

It goes without saying that stress levels are at an all-time high due to these uncertain times and with this brings an inevitability of chaotic minds, unsettled …

Meet Dr. Jessica Liu ND: On Mindset

August 27th, 2020


What if doing less and going inward was the starting point for optimal health and happiness?

Dr. Jessica Liu ND, one of the most talented and bright Naturopathic Doctors I have had the pleasure of meeting certainly …

Meet Heidi Hauver: On Stress

August 27th, 2020


How is working from home going for you?  Not great? You are not alone!

I have no miracle cure on how to make this easier, except to tell you that you are not doing anything wrong!  It is challenging, exhausting and …

With Dr. Jennifer Castle ND: On Sleep

August 14th, 2020


Meet Jennifer Castle... aka the sleep guru! 

Are you prioritizing Netflix binges over a good night's sleep?  I know I was...until I interviewed this amazing Naturopathic doctor.   

Jen has made it her mission to get us …

With Magdalena Tomczak: On Mindset

July 31st, 2020


Meet Magdalena Tomczak!

STOP WHAT YOU ARE DOING AND PLEASE LISTEN TO WHAT THIS WOMAN HAS TO SAY ABOUT BEAUTY! I am literally begging you...This is an INCREDIBLE episode that left me reflecting on my own relationship …

With Amy Longard: On Nutrition

July 29th, 2020


Meet Amy Longard! 

Amy Longard is a registered holistic nutritionist, plant-based chef, renowned speaker, published author and consultant

I am going, …

With Stephanie Kay: On Nutrition

July 24th, 2020


Meet Stephanie Kay, also known as Red!  She is passionate and fiery and loves to talk FOOD!

I don't think there is too much that Stephanie and I can't agree on when it comes to Nutrition.   This is an awesome episode …

With Dr. Jodie Peacock ND: On Sleep and Movement

July 17th, 2020


Meet Jodie... 

Suggestion: you may want to bring a notepad to this episode.    

This incredibly informative episode turned into a rapid-fire conversation about the key aspects of lifestyle medicine and the impact they …

With Dr. Jillian Murphy ND: On Mindset and Nutrition

July 10th, 2020


Meet are going to love her! 

This woman is on fire with her purpose, passion and conviction that DIETING IS DAMAGING!  She is out to shift mindset and challenge each of us to recognize the unhealthy …

With Loren Crawford: On Movement

July 3rd, 2020


Meet Loren Crawford

This was so much more than a conversation about yoga, it truly was a profound experience that left me feeling a shift in my own …

With Tanya Robertson: On Movement

June 26th, 2020


Meet Tanya Robertson!

Want to make fitness fun?  This is where or more importantly who it is at!  Meet Tanya Robertson this episode's expert on movement! 

I was very excited to connect with Tanya Robertson to find out …

With Angie Wellman: On Mindset

June 18th, 2020


Meet Angie Wellman! 

This incredible conversation had me speechless and in tears during the interview.    A truly sacred soul, it is without a doubt …

With Natasha Moine: On Movement

June 13th, 2020


Meet Natasha Moine!

Natasha is one of those people that you just want to be around.  Natasha's quest for beauty in life combined with her fierce courage and commitment to live authentically is her gift in this world.  I …

With Natalie Gagnon: On Mindset

May 24th, 2020


Meet Natalie Gagnon!

Trained as a Speech-Language Pathologist, Nat has created a unique holistic approach to the services she offers in her field.  …

With Caroline Watters: On Mindset

May 24th, 2020


Meet Caroline Watters! 

If you are ready to go deep and want to learn how to live from that place, you need to meet Caroline Watters.  In this …

With Roxanne Joly: On Stress

May 17th, 2020


Meet Roxanne Joly! 

I am very excited for you to listen to the newest series of my podcast called sharing journeys.

I get to sit down with some of …

Part six: Mindset matters

April 25th, 2020


Lifestyle Choices during Isolation.

If you have not listened to any of this series yet, my recommendation is you start here!  In this sixth and final …

Part five: Move your body

April 15th, 2020


Lifestyle Choice during the Isolation!

Let's get physical, physical, I want to get physical, let's get into physical... Okay, all cheese aside, in …

Part four: Nutrition choices

April 8th, 2020


Lifestyle choices during Isolation.  

Anyone else giving themselves a free pass for more donuts, wine, coffee and chips?  I know I have been!  I also …

Part three: Managing Stress

April 3rd, 2020


Lifestyle Choices During Isolation 

In episode 3 of this series,  I tackle how our stress reaction is inevitably influencing the lifestyle choices we …

Part two: Sleep

March 26th, 2020


Lifestyle Choices During Isolation 

Want to know how to improve sleep during this time?  I am not sure how to begin to answer that question, but I …

Part one: Finding your anchors

March 19th, 2020


Lifestyle Choices During Isolation

In this part one of a six-part series, I discuss the natural stages our minds and bodies will go through as we …

Q: Do I need to take supplements?

February 19th, 2020


***GIVEAWAY ALERT*** Listen in for the code word to receive your free product. 

In this episode, I break down the use of supplements and discuss the 3 things I consider before making supplement recommendations. 

I share …

Q. What is the best diet to follow?

February 12th, 2020


I don't know! Wait...before you skip this episode, let me clarify.

After 2 decades of supporting people with their nutrition goals, the one thing I know to be true is that there is no one right nutrition program to …

Q: What's the deal with detox?

February 5th, 2020


In the episode, I share my frustrations with the current detox trends and educate my listeners on what is required to go through a safe, successful …

Q: What is the best way to recover from burnout?

January 29th, 2020


In this episode, I share the patterns I have seen in patients who suffer from burnout.  I share my own journey with adrenal fatigue and what I …

Q: Why can't I stick to my treatment plan?

January 22nd, 2020


In this episode, I address the commonly heard statement: “Dr. Kristy, I was really good for the first few weeks and then I had to travel, work late, got sick (fill in the blank) and stopped doing all the things you …

Q: Why is my PMS getting worse with age?

January 16th, 2020


This episode is dedicated to the 35+-year-old women who are suffering from increased breast tenderness, significant mood changes, constant bloating, …

Q: Why am I waking up in the middle of the night?

January 8th, 2020


...and what can I do about it?

Welcome to 2020 and the NEW Question and Answer format for the In-Between Visit podcast.

Thank you for the listener who sent this question in.  This is one of the most often asked …

On mindset: being in the middle

November 20th, 2019


Does this sound like you?

You are starting something new perhaps a course, job change or fitness program. You are excited, highly motivated and focused.  It is very easy to do what needs to be done.   Life is a little …

On mindset: what's your true intention?

November 6th, 2019


What motivates you to start a new goal or make changes in your life?   So often we take on something new and big before ever questioning why or what are deeper motives are.  

Most of us have a misguided belief that once …

On mindset: the cost of comparisons

October 30th, 2019


Do you compare yourself to others? If you say no, I am calling BS.   The reality is that we all do it and in this age of social media more than ever. 
In this episode, I share my thoughts about the costs that mindless …

On mindset: living from your values

October 23rd, 2019


If you want to improve your health and are searching for a different understanding based on internal vs. external knowledge, this is the episode for you.   

In this show, I discuss how our personal values play a huge …

On mindset: self-acceptance as the starting point

October 16th, 2019


Oh la la, I am excited to be starting the series on mindset!  Things are getting juicy as I dive into the impact that our minds and emotions have on our lifestyle choices. 
In this episode, I invite you to reframe your …

On movement: of a different kind

October 9th, 2019


In this episode, I discuss a different kind of movement.  Hint: it involves your bowels

I can't tell you the number of people I see in practice who …

On movement: and aging

September 25th, 2019


I am closer to 50 than 40 and that has me thinking a lot about ageing well.   

I have accepted getting older as a biological process and leaned into …

On movement: too much of a good thing

September 18th, 2019


Like anything in life, too much of a good thing can turn into a problem.

In this episode, I share the consequences of my addiction to exercise as it became my only way to manage my anxiety and depression.  I offer what …

On movement: take your tired for a walk

September 11th, 2019


Okay, we all get it.  Exercise is good for us.

If we know this then why don’t we access it as part of our self-care routine especially when we are feeling blue?

Of course, we don’t! Because we are tired and down and …

On movement: why do you move (or not)?

September 4th, 2019


In this episode, I share my story about what used to motivate me to exercise and how my relationship with movement has dramatically shifted since challenging unhealthy belief systems. 

I ask you to take a moment to ask …

On nutrition: smoothie duty

August 28th, 2019


Really, 10 minutes talking about smoothies?

But wait...before you skip this episode let me share with you that smoothies literally changed my nutrition game and therefore deserve this amount of air time. 

I want to eat …

On nutrition: what if you were not afraid to ask for what you want (and need)

August 21st, 2019


Do you know what you need when it comes to your nutrition but are afraid to ask for it?  I know I was...for years! 

This also shows up for patients in practice too many times to count.   Many people are challenged with …

On nutrition: better than choice

August 14th, 2019


In this episode, I ask you to create more space around your expectations for nutrition.

So many people think that the only way to eat well is to come up with perfect meal plans and spend hours on the weekend meal …

On nutrition: why I always have chips in the house

August 7th, 2019


Is your strategy to eat healthy based on avoidance of "bad" foods?  Do you keep "junk" foods out of the house as a way to eat better?

If yes, you are giving food way to much power and I don't think this is your best …

On nutrition: letting go of the fads

July 31st, 2019


After close to 2 decades supporting people as both a nutritionist and naturopathic doctor what I know to be true is that there is nothing sexy, edgy or trendy when it comes to healthy eating.

We all want something …

On stress: a gift for you

July 24th, 2019


What if I told you that I had the most amazing gift for you?  Would you open it?

In this episode, I chat about how we have gifts each and every day …

On stress: when good enough is enough

July 17th, 2019


Why are we so hard on ourselves?  If you know the answer to this question, please do share.   I struggle with this in my own life and see the theme of "not enough" show up time and time again in patient care.

Dear ones, …

On stress: maybe you don't need more time!

July 10th, 2019


If you just had a bit more time then you would feel less stressed.  Right?  Wrong!

What if that is not the case? What if you have been chasing the …

On stress: get your butt out of bed

July 3rd, 2019


Heads up:  I get a little bossy in this episode.   

I just really, really want you to feel the difference getting out of bed earlier makes to your …

On stress: don't tell me to relax

June 26th, 2019


I loved putting this one together as it hits so close to home for me.  Managing stress and anxiety has been a lifelong journey and hands down the biggest challenge that I see for people in clinical practice.
In this …

On sleep: permission and acceptance

June 12th, 2019


In this last episode of my sleep series, I highlight the importance of quality versus quantity of sleep.  I offer a surprising recipe for improving …

On sleep: getting personal

June 5th, 2019


In this episode, I get personal with you as I share a bit about my sex life and the sleep arrangements in my home.

I challenge the scientific theory that sex improves our ability to fall asleep and ask you to start …

On sleep: two sides of the same coin

May 29th, 2019


In this episode, I continue to chat lifestyle medicine with the focus on sleep.  I highlight two polar opposite sleep issues and discuss solutions to …

On sleep: two biggest sleep disruptors... you may be surprised!

May 25th, 2019


A continued chat about sleep where I share the two biggest sleep disruptors and how shifting these two simple habits will have a huge impact on your quantity and quality of sleep.  

After listening, you will be …

More than just another health podcast!

May 22nd, 2019


In this first podcast, I chat about why I created this podcast, what you will get from it and why I am so passionate about lifestyle medicine and the impact it is having on your health and happiness.  

I begin our …

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