Dr. Anita Bratt is a licensed naturopathic doctor (ND) practicing in beautiful Kelowna, B.C. After completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Simon Fraser University in 1994, Dr. Bratt attended the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Oregon and Bastyr University in Washington, before completing her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine in 2005 at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine in B.C. Dr. Bratt graduated first in her class and was honoured with the award for academic excellence.
Dr. Bratt is the mother of three children. After her oldest son was diagnosed with autism, she developed a passion for the research and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders. She uses a biomedical approach in treating ASD and other pediatric developmental and behavioral disorders. In 2007, Dr. Bratt hosted the first Outreach Clinic for Autism and ADHD in Western Canada, to promote comprehensive biomedical testing and increase accessibility of evidence-based treatments. She held follow-up clinics in 2009, 2010 and 2011.
Dr. Bratt has extensive post-graduate training in childhood developmental disorders. She is a Defeat Autism Now! trained doctor, and a Candidate for Fellowship in the Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs. Dr. Bratt has lectured to students, parents and physicians on ASD and ADHD, and is a published author on these topics.
Dr. Bratt is a member of the British Columbia Naturopathic Association and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors, and is board-certified in Chelation Therapy and Pharmaceutical Prescribing.