Dr. Jennifer Carter, BSc (Hons), ND

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Dr. Jennifer Carter is a licensed naturopathic doctor (ND), practicing in Halifax since 2002.   She provides health care to people of all ages, using a combination of nutritional and lifestyle counseling, natural medicines and physical therapies.  

Focusing on prevention and addressing the underlying cause of illness, Jennifer works with her patients to develop treatment plans that are practical and feasible and take into account the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of their health and well-being.  In addition to a special interest in nutrition and digestive system health, stress management, homeopathy and Bowen Therapy, Jennifer brings to her practice several years' experience as an environmental research scientist.  She enjoys collaborating with practitioners at her clinic and throughout HRM to ensure that patients receive the best in integrative health care.

Treatment plans are tailored to patients' specific health needs and may include a selection of the following:


Naturopathic consultations are covered by most workplace and individual health insurance plans.  Direct billing is available for most plans.

  • Nutritional assessment and recommendations

  • Supplementation with vitamins, minerals and other nutritents

  • Botanical (herbal) medicines

  • Homeopathy

  • Stress management and lifestyle counseling

  • Bowen therapy

  • Lab testing:

  • Food intolerances (Carroll Test)

  • Food sensitivities (IgG, IgA, IgE)

  • Hormone levels (saliva or urine)

BSc Combined Honours in Chemistry and Biology from Dalhousie University
Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine Diploma from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto

Treatments / Practice offered:
Naturopathic medicine

Professional affiliations / memberships:
Member of the Nova Scotia Association of Naturopathic Doctors
Member of the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors
Naturopathic Doctor License from the College of Naturopathic Doctors of Alberta    

Hourly rate:
Adult 1st Appointment (1.5 hours): $180
Student/Senior 1st  Appointment (1.5 hours): $160
Child 1st Appointment (45 min-1.5 hours): $100-140
Adult Follow-up Appointment (45 min): $110
Student/Senior/Child Follow Up Appointment (45 min): $100

Appointment Fees are HST Exempt.