Living Well Integrative Health Center

2176 Windsor Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. (902) 406-1500

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Mind, Body & Spirit

We strive to support individuals and their families in their efforts to live well by providing diversified coordinated care, guidance and education that encompasses body, mind and spirit. We promote compassion, collaboration and communication because care is "better together." 

Nurse Practitoners and MDs in a health crisis: Why Less is MORE this time!

September 7, 2017

Lesley MacGregor is a Family/All Ages Nurse Practitioner who has been providing care to her patients across Ontario and Alberta for the past 18 years. Recently relocated to Halifax, Lesley is honored to join the Living Well Integrative Health Center.

Lesley completed her Bachelor of Nursing Science Degree at Queen’s University in Kingston Ontario and after several years working as a Registered …

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Call for Story Submissions by family doctors: Benevolence; the art of being kind on purpose.

August 25, 2017

Relationships can only be fostered through a care model that encompasses collaboration, communication and compassion. A reductionist approach undervalues and undermines the “art” of practicing medicine and deprives us the joy of being a “healing” profession; leaving patients feeling uncared for. In a time of health care reform and growing restraints we stand to lose the human connection, …

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Supporting compassion in care. Your stories matter.

August 4, 2017

So today I got this in response to a story I shared with a kindred spirit on the Mental Health Care Committee of the College of Family Physicians of Canada that I and privileged to sit on. It made my day. What also made my day was just what Dr. Yu is referring to. Although it pains me to hear of the suffering of my patients, it is with great honour that I hold their hurts with them. I am humbled b…

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