Dr. Olena Gill’s Focus

I am truly passionate about food and nutrition, medicinal plants, and the beauty of nature! During a consultation, I love educating patients about their health conditions, listening attentively to their unique stories, and serving as a partner in their personal health transformations. These core passions always come through in every patient interaction.

Dr. Olena Gill’s Philosophy on Health

My belief is that ultimate health requires balance of the mind, body, and spirit. To reach this balance, we must identify and address the underlying causes and barriers to optimal health. Thus, I focus heavily on patient education. By understanding how our bodies function and the connection between emotional, mental, and physical health, we can be better health advocates. My consultations focus on collaboration: patients and doctors working together for better health on all levels. Therefore, patients leave feeling conscious and educated about their health journeys.

Dr. Olena Gill’s Specializations and Interests

  • Perimenopause/Menopause
  • Thyroid Conditions
  • Adrenal Burnout / Fatigue
  • Autoimmune Disorders (Hashimotos, IBS, Celiac, RA, etc)
  • Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)
  • Pain Management and Resolution
  • Skin Conditions (psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis etc)
  • Immune Health & allergies (sinusitis, cold/flu, asthma)
  • Nervous System disorders (anxiety, depression, insomnia, etc.)
  • Digestive Disorders (Celiac, IBD, Leaky Gut etc)
  • Environmental toxicity (mold, heavy metal, occupational exposures etc)
  • Fertility / Prenatal / Postnatal support
  • Pediatrics and Adolescents

Dr. Olena Gill’s Life Priorities

  1. I love being outside on my hobby farm, playing with plants and creating products for my growing gourmet food company.
  2. I enjoy creating mandala art sacred geometry paintings.
  3. I love travelling and visiting new places around the world is an exciting adventure.
  4. I have a passion for dancing and singing with a local Ukrainian dance troupe and choir.
  5. I am continuously learning and enhancing my own inner growth.

Fun Facts About Dr. Olena Gill

Since 1995, I’ve contributed articles to several notable publications like EagleEye Magazine and Herbal Collective Magazine, in addition to regularly publishing blogs on my own website. Alongside writing, I’m often invited to health and wellness fairs to deliver talks and presentations on various Health topics.

What you might not know about me?

  1. I was a concert pianist in my earlier life, and performed with a local symphony orchestra.
  2. I grew up speaking two languages, but didn’t learn English until I was 5 years old.
  3. In my first year of Naturopathic Medical School, I volunteered with Naturopathic Doctors International in Nicaragua, helping to run a free clinic.
  4. I gave birth to my two amazing girls at home, in a pool in my kitchen.

What Dr. Gill Loves About The Wellhouse

Our clinic has a very caring, warm and welcome atmosphere, and our patients are always at the center of everything that we do.

Education and Credentials

  • Bachelor of Arts Music – Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, 1990
  • Bachelor of Arts Psychology – University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, 1997
  • Registered Acupuncturist – Global College of TCM, 2002
  • Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine – Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine, 2014
  • Masters of Counselling Psychology (Candidate), Yorkville University, New Brunswick, 2024
  • Certification in Clinical Homeopathy (Candidate 2024) – CEDH
  • Clinical Focus and Special Interests: autoimmune disorders, fibromyalgia/chronic fatigue, chronic pain syndromes and managements, ADHD/Autism spectrum disorders, pediatrics, digestive and metabolic syndromes/endocrine disorders: diabetes, thyroid, adrenal dysfunction, IBS/IBD, SIBO, end-of-life and palliative care

Professional Affiliations

  • College of Naturopathic Physician in BC (CNPBC)
  • Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND)
  • British Columbia Association of Naturopathic Doctors (BCND)
  • College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture (CTCMA)
  • British Columbia Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncturists (ATCMA)