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The Physician and Staff of Opti-Balance

At Opti-Balance Naturopathic Medicine, we value your wellness.  We hope to initiate a long-term partnership that shares the goal of your health improvement, recovery, and even enhancement.  We empower patients to take an active role in their health no matter what their starting point, no matter what their challenges.  We help people gain understanding of their health situation and provide customized health optimizing plans offering cutting edge medicine.

We help people find solutions for life.

Dr. Tara Macart ND

Dr. Tara Macart ND

Naturopathic Physician

Today, Dr. Macart runs a busy family practice in beautiful Qualicum Beach.  Offering many advanced therapies, she can design health programs suited to your needs.

Dr. Macart attended the University of Victoria (UVIC) to achieve a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.  She then went on to the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) to become a naturopathic physician.

Dr. Macart continues her education by staying abreast of cutting edge therapies that distinguish her practice.  Her advanced training includes:  chelation therapy, mesotherapy, prolotherapy, orthomolecular medicine, advanced IV therapy, platelet rich plasma therapy, facial rejuvenation, facial acupuncture, bio oxidative medicine, dermal fillers and more.

Dr. Macart is a full practicing member of the College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia (CNPBC) and the British Columbia Naturopathic Association (BCNA) and Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND).

Find out more about how the doctor thinks through reading some of her many articles that were published over the years in her column Medicine 101.

With 20 years of experience as a naturopathic physician, one of Dr. Macart’s goals is to bring naturopathic medicine mainstream.  It is for everyone.  Recovery is possible and natural methods are safe and effective.  An improved you awaits the exploration of the healing power of nature.

Jonathan Macart BA CCTT

Jonathan Macart BA CCTT

Business Manager / Treatment Coordinator

Jonathan Macart grew up in Oceanside and is happy to return as a joint founder of the Opti-Balance clinic bringing health potential to the community.  As a trained chelation and IV therapist, Jonathan is personable and goes the extra mile to help people feel at home on their healing journey.  With the gift of gab, time spent in the clinic getting treatments is often filled with discussion of new insights in medicine and current events that stimulate one’s desire for self betterment.

Jonathan and the doctor met at UVIC where Jonathan graduated with a degree in psychology and sociology.  Their romance took them to Toronto and back.  Here, they put down roots to have a family.

Jonathan’s love of people and naturopathic medicine keeps his thumb on the pulse of innovative ways to make health approachable, affordable and worthwhile.  He is happy to assist you on your path towards an amazing you.

Sean Bockhold

Sean Bockhold

Technical Manager / Communications

As our technical manager he know about electricity and technology which make the world go round. 

Sean hails from Tibet and the Himalayas and can often be found saying

” Ain’t no mountain high enough,

“Ain’t not valley low enough to keep me away from you.


Love blossomed between Sean and Candice after several months of his dedicated stalking…

Candice White

Candice White

Office Manager / Communications

Candice grew up in Borneo where she ran a rescue mission for orangutans displaced by mismanagement of the forest.  As a trained horticultural engineer, Candice can often be found swinging on the vines in the orangs enclosure with them.  Her love for communications both verbal and non comes from years of attempting to talk to the animals!



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