Euphoria was born out of the desire to bring the full scope of evidence-based natural medicine to the Squamish community. The goal has always been to combine cutting-edge naturopathic medical services with the highest quality health-related products. We keep our standards high to ensure we’re helping our clients reach their absolute best.
Read about our team of highly-motivated, brilliant and caring practitioners below:
Dr. Sal Meli ND
Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine
Dr. Sal Meli is a board-certified naturopathic physician who strives to educate and empower his patients to achieve their health goals. His primary focus is chronic illness due to tick-borne infections (Lyme, co-infections), mold illness, fibromyalgia and autoimmune diseases. He has trained through the ILADEF and with several 'LLMDs'. It is his mission to help his patients regain their health and their lives. Telemedicine is available.
He has extensive experience in treating chronic pain and joint injuries using injection therapies (PRP, prolotherapy, ozone etc.). Dr. Meli is licensed with the College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia (CNPBC).
Dr. Melanie MacIver ND
Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine
Dr MacIver is a graduate of the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine. She is a family practitioner with a focus on women’s health, hormone balancing, and immune-mediated illnesses including autoimmune diseases, allergies, and chronic Lyme disease. Dr MacIver is additionally trained in bio-identical hormones, homeopathy for children, injection therapies for pain, and LDI/LDA immunotherapy. Dr MacIver is a guest lecturer at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine.
She has created wellness programs for treating hormone balancing for weight loss, and for fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue recovery. Her individualized programs use nutrition, herbs, homeopathy, IV’s, intermittent fasting and other therapies. She has done extensive research on the thyroid gland, and offers several treatment options beyond the conventional approaches. She completed the RightSleep training program and includes sleep optimization with most of her patients.
Dr MacIver has experience in treating fertility, pregnancy, and children’s health, and loves working with patients of all ages.
Tara Lazarski, PT
Tara, born and raised in Hamilton, ON completed her Kinesiology degree and Masters of Physiotherapy at McMaster University over 10 years ago. She relocated to Vancouver after graduating and has been treating clinically on the North Shore as well as in Squamish.
She has a one-on-one, hands-on approach to assessment and treatment that focuses on addressing the underlying cause of the injury. She has extensive experience treating a wide range of musculoskeletal injuries. Tara has advanced education in manual therapy, a Diploma in Sports Physiotherapy, a Certificate in Acupuncture, as well as IMS (Intramuscular Stimulation), and provides treatment for Vestibular (Vertigo) and Concussion Management.
When not in the clinic Tara can be found travelling with Cycling Canada as the head therapist with the Olympic Mountain Bike Team. She has been working with them over the last two Olympic games and will prepare along with them on the journey to Tokyo 2020.
Warren Hitzig D.O.M.P
Osteopathic Manual Practitioner
Warren graduated from the Canadian College of Osteopathy in Toronto, where he completed his thesis on the neurophysiological responses of palpations.
Not satisfied with just one osteopathic qualification Warren is also enrolled in osteopathic studies at Evost in Belgium and the Ontario Academy for Progressive Osteopathy beginning in 2020.
Prior to his osteopathic studies Warren worked at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto Orthopedics Services and Sunny Brook Arthritis hospital making prosthetics and orthotics for patients with a variety of congenital and pathological conditions.
In his spare time Warren is an avid reader of anatomy, physiology, neurology and osteopathic literature on principles, philosophies and theories that add to the science of traditional manual osteopathy. He also enjoys being in nature studying its form and relationships whether it's hiking, skiing, or by the ocean.