Dr. Colin Huska, BSc, ND

Naturopathic Doctor

Dr. Huska’s formal naturopathic medical education began with the completion of a Bachelor of Science degree from Thompson River University in Kamloops, BC. After this initial degree, Dr. Huska attained his Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine designation through the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. As a licensed naturopathic doctor, he then successfully completed an additional two years of residency training at the Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic (RSNC) in Toronto, Ontario. As a clinic resident he performed many roles, including clinical supervisor at the RSNC, course coordinator and teaching assistant for a variety of courses. During his time in Toronto, Dr. Huska also worked at several teaching clinics including Sherbourne Health Centre (specializing in treating individuals living with HIV/AIDS), Anishnawbe Health and Parkdale Community Health Centre, while at the same time, establishing his own naturopathic practice.

In August of 2008, Dr. Huska founded Sage Elements Naturopathic Clinic in Halifax, where he continues to grow his busy naturopathic practice. Dr. Huska also practices part time at Eastern Passage Wellness Centre in Eastern Passage, NS.  While he does treat a wide variety of concerns, his particular areas of interest surround digestive health, hormonal issues, stress management, pain management, skin health, men’s health, women’s health, pediatrics and emotional concerns. As a licensed naturopathic doctor, Dr. Huska’s services are covered by a variety of health plans.

Dr. Huska is a seasoned lecturer, having spoken throughout the community, both privately and publically, on a variety of topics. He has been an instructor at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition (CSNN) since 2007, where he has lectured on anatomy and physiology, preventative nutrition, cell biology, pathology, pediatric nutrition, sports nutrition, and chemistry/biochemistry.

He is currently a member of the Nova Scotia Association of Naturopathic Doctors (NSAND), the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND) and holds a license with the College of Naturopathic Doctors of Alberta (CNDA). From 2010-2014 Dr. Huska sat as President of the NSAND and From 2009-2014, served as a voting member and maritime representative on the Board of Governors for the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM).