Healthcare Hero // Dr. Jacqui Fleury
As the owner and clinical director of True Potential Health Services, Dr. Jacqui Fleury is living her dream while making a lasting and significant difference in the lives of others. With the launch of True Potential, the people of Saskatoon are now able to access a wide range of diverse, yet specialized services offered through the five licensed naturopathic doctors in the practice.
For years, Jacqui’s vision has been to create a centre of influence where patients could have access to quality alternative healthcare options. She’s made her passion a reality and is increasingly becoming recognized as a leading voice in Saskatchewan as an advocate for healthy living through an integrated approach.
Jaqcui’s inspiring work was recently recognized through a Women of Distinction nomination in the category of entrepreneurship and SIMS is thrilled to name her as a Healthcare Hero in our province!
What inspires you to do what you do?
It is very rewarding and incredibly energizing to guide individuals down a path towards more positive and empowered choices that keep them actively engaged in their own health and wellbeing.
I am passionate about helping people feel better about themselves and that transformation tends to happen when individuals have the knowledge and support to make attainable and sustainable changes in their lives.
Every day I have the opportunity to witness the return to a quality of life that many people initially think is impossible, which continually reminds me of the power of naturopathic medicine. This work is my true calling – if you could see the stack of books beside my bed at any given time, you would know that I never tire of the learning and exploring!
Who have been the major influencers in your life?
A chiropractor I worked for many years ago saw potential in me and steered me down the road of integrated healthcare. Since then, I have made a point of surrounding myself with teaching and teachers that continue to elevate the bar higher and higher for my personal and professional growth.
Equally important is the fact that my mom and dad taught me the power of unconditional love; no matter where I go or what I do, I intrinsically know I am accepted and loved. This, in turn, has translated into the ability to take risks in life, follow my passion and to pass on the importance of unconditional love to my own family.
What are you excited about for the future?
I want to continue to raise the awareness of who we are and what we do as naturopathic doctors. I want each and every person in Saskatchewan to know that they have choices in their healthcare, and to teach people how to be their own advocate. There is so much room and opportunity for collaboration in healthcare in this province, and it will come people knowing what their options are and then pursuing a combination of all the care available to them. These are exciting times for our profession as we work with the government to expand the scope of our practice.
To learn more about Dr. Jacqui Fleury and True Potential Health Services, be sure to visit: www.truepotentialhealth.com
To hear Jacqui speak more about the practice and the team’s collaborative approach: