Our Team

ND, Registered Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner, Acupuncturist, Birth Doula

Du (pronounced “Yo”) La is co-owner and co-founder of Toronto Centre for Naturopathic Medicine.

Du is a licensed naturopathic doctor, registered Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner and acupuncturist, and is an experienced naturopathic birth doulas (professional birth assistant).

Du has been practicing naturopathic medicine for over 18 years, with a clinical focus in:


ND, Bowen Therapist

Jonah Lusis is a co-owner and co-founder of Toronto Centre for Naturopathic Medicine.

He is a licensed naturopathic doctor who has been practicing Bowen Therapy (a unique pain treatment technique), since 2002, and is a dedicated practitioner of meditation.

Jonah has experience treating a wide range of health concerns, but has extensive experience in treatment/implementation of:


ND, Birth Doula, CSCS

Janice Wu is a licensed naturopathic doctorbirth doula (professional birth assistant), Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist® and Stott Pilates® instructor.



Yan Yen Loo is a licensed naturopathic doctor.  She is passionate about supporting patients with their overall health, particularly with their mental health .  Her clinical focus includes: 

Yan Yen practices with heart. She ensures patients are heard in a safe and welcoming space. Her approach is to first provide patients with symptom relief. Meanwhile, she works on investigating and treating the causes of their symptoms. This approach allows for long-term wellness. 

Yan Yen integrates advanced laboratory testing, when needed as part of the assessment process. Her treatments incorporate nutrition, herbal medicine, vitamins & supplements, acupuncture, cupping, lifestyle coaching, and counselling. 

Yan Yen is a graduate of the University of Toronto (Human Biology and Environmental Sciences) and the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. She completed an acupuncture internship at the Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine in China. She also has additional training in herbal medicine and holistic counselling. 

Dancing is Yan Yen’s element — particularly expressive, freestyle dance (no structured choreography here!). If she’s not dancing, she’s either biking around the city or laying in a hammock somewhere quiet with lots of blue skies and greenery. 

To get to know Yan Yen better, follow her on Instagram. 

Naturopathic medicine and acupuncture treatments provided at Toronto Centre for Naturopathic Medicine are covered by most extended healthcare plans.

ND, Birth Doula

Natalie Senst, ND is a licensed naturopathic doctor and naturopathic birth doula (professional birth assistant). Natalie’s practice is inclusive and dedicated to empowering you to reach your health goals. She has a particular interest in supporting women through the changes and uncertainty that come with considering, planning, and experiencing pregnancy, birth and motherhood. 

At TCNM,  Natalie offers naturopathic birth doula services, as well as prenatal and postpartum naturopathic care, including:

Natalie’s supportive and practical approach to birth and life draws from her own experience as a mom of 2, an Ironman triathlete and a former litigator. 

Weaving evidence-based research and advanced laboratory testing together with the wisdom of traditional medicine, Natalie will tailor her support to your individual needs. While her hierarchy of support begins with the foundations of sleep, diet, movement and community, she will meet you where you are at and offers acupuncture, nutritional supplements, botanical (herbal) medicine or homeopathic medicine to support you as needed.

Natalie completed extra clinical training in pediatrics before graduating from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. She is a member of the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors. Natalie is also a medical consultant for St. Francis Herb Farm.

Outside TCNM and her naturopathic practice, Natalie is recharged by time outdoors – and loves growing veggies in her garden at home and exploring nature with her children. She’s a food enthusiast and loves to create off-recipe best. She’s generally up for anything active and loves triathlon for the variety it provides. Follow Natalie on Instagram to connect with her.

Naturopathic medicine and acupuncture treatments, and naturopathic birth doula services provided at Toronto Centre for Naturopathic Medicine are covered by most extended healthcare plans.

Roxana Groen (better known as “Roxie”) supports our patients and clinicians in her role as office administrator. She will be one of your first contacts at Toronto Centre for Naturopathic Medicine.

Her warm presence and attention to detail will ensure your experience at Toronto Centre for Naturopathic Medicine is positive and seamless.  She is our direct billing expert and our birth doula care coordinator.

Roxana  was born in Romania, and raised in Woodstock, Ontario.  After studying in Sydney, Australia for three years, she returned to Canada and settled in Toronto.

In her free time she can be found drinking coffee, reading a good book in the sunshine or spending time with friends.  She enjoys writing music, visual arts and theatre.

Our receptionist and administrative assistant, Calyn is here to greet you with a smile, offer you her full attention, and to ensure your every experience with us is a pleasure.

Calyn began working at TCNM as an intern in the Humber College Wellness Coaching program. When an opportunity to join the team presented itself, she “seized the day”, and has not looked back.

Outside of work, Calyn enjoys spending time with her friends, family and her puppy, Brandy. The kitchen is her happy place, as cooking for others is her “love language”. She finds nothing more restorative than than exploring nature and all it has to offer. You can count on her to always be striving to grow and achieve her highest quality of life while inspiring others do the same.