A little about me...
Hi, I'm Dr. Jillian Cole, naturopathic doctor, creator of the 3-week online anti-aging skincare program and anti-aging medicine practitioner. I believe the health of our skin is a direct manifestation of the overall health of our bodies and lives. I'm here to help you achieve amazing, clear, radiant skin from the inside, out by addressing the root cause of your issue, not simply slapping a band-aid on the issue. Because of this, I work closely with gut dysfunction, body composition (weight loss, muscle gain, etc.), mood disorders and fatigue. It's not just about what you put on your face. I take a whole-body approach to help you achieve not only the best skin you've ever had but the best body and mind too, so you can continue to look and feel amazing now, and for years to come.
Why naturopathic medicine?
After hospitalization for an eating disorder in my late teens, I had a very raw and real look at how much diet and lifestyle affects our wellbeing. I was burnt-out, anxious and depressed, had acne-prone skin, a laundry list of gut issues and an autoimmune thyroid condition to top it all off. It's taken me years to truly understand the meaning of health and gain clarity in what it means to be healthy. From both my personal experience and professional knowledge, I'm grateful to be able to share what I know to help improve the bodies and minds of others.
The technical side...
Before graduating from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine's four-year medical program, I spent four unforgettable years at the University of Guelph, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts and Science, with a special focus in Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals and Cognitive Neuropsychology. I am a frequent attendee of various continuing education courses and certifications, notably including platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy, intravenous nutrient therapy, ozone-oxygen therapy and mindfulness technique.
I have traveled to some pretty interesting places for my pursuit of knowledge in naturopathic medicine, including Kenya, United Kingdom, Spain and various parts of the United States. After all, if you're going to learn from world renowned practitioners, you need to be willing to travel the distance!
In my spare time
I'm a lover of travel and take every opportunity there is to discover new cities and countries. Some of my favourite places to visit are New York City, London UK and of course, back home to Toronto (I need a Queen West fix every few months). One of my favourite pastimes is searching out quality cafes and spending my mornings writing while enjoy a delicious cup of espresso. When I'm not touring the countryside, you'll likely find me practicing yoga (check out my Instagram profile to see just how in love I am with the practice), reading the latest and greatest book or getting creative through writing.
Dermaroller Micro-needling Certification and Training Seminar by DermaSpark Products Inc. (Toronto, ON 2017).
Clinical Applications for Anti-Aging: Intravenous/Intramuscular Support by Dr. Paul Anderson ND and Dr. Virginia Osborne ND (Toronto, ON 2017).
Intravenous Nutrient Therapy Emergency Medicine and BLS (Halifax, NS 2017).
Heavy Metal Toxicology Clinical Chelation: EDTA, DMPS, DMSA and The Environmental Seminar by Dr. Paul Anderson ND, Dr. Virginia Osborne ND and Dr. Walter Crinnion NS (Tempe, AZ 2016).
Clinical Applications and Advanced Topics of IV Nutrient Therapies: Addictions and Chronic Neurological Diseases by Dr. Virginia Osborne ND, Dr. Paul Anderson NMD, Dr. Walter Crinnion ND and Dr. Aaron Van Gaver ND (Toronto, ON 2016).
Superseding SIBO Webinar Series by Dr. Leigha Saunders ND and Dr. Preet Khangura ND (Webinar 2016).
Combined Treatments in Aesthetic Medicine: Concentrated Growth Factors (CGF), Ozone, Plasma Gel, Melatonin, Vitamin D3 and CD34+ Cells by Dr. Adrianna Schwartz MD (Madrid, Spain 2016).
Ozone Therapy by Dr. Frank Shallenberger MD (Reno, NV 2015).
Prolozone Therapy Level I by Dr. Frank Shallenberger MD (Reno, NV 2015).
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Training by Frontline Medical Training and Consulting (Halifax, NS 2015).
Mindful Healing by Dr. Paul Epstein ND (Webinar 2014).
Advances in Women's Health Symposium hosted by NFH (Toronto, ON 2014).
Wellness Leadership Revolution by Andy Ramsay, Marcus Bird (Toronto, ON 2014).
Integrative Medicine for Mental Health, Depression and Anxiety by Dr. James Greenblatt MD (Toronto, ON 2014).
Great Plains Laboratory Physician Education Workshop by Dr. William Shaw PhD (Toronto, ON 2014).
HCP-CPR Recertification (Toronto, ON 2013).
Emergency Medicine for IV Therapy by Dr. Virginia Osborne ND (Toronto, ON 2013).
OAND Business Symposium (Toronto, ON 2013).
Intravenous Therapy Certification by Dr. Eric Marsden ND (Toronto, ON 2013).
Herbalism Course by John Redden RH Medical Herbalist (Toronto, ON 2013).
Introduction to Mindfulness by Dr. Alexia Georgousis ND (Toronto, ON 2013).
OAND Convention (Toronto, ON 2012, 2013).