The ATNQ groups the naturopathic therapists in an association in order to promote the development of Naturopathy and its bio-philosophy both in Quebec and internationally (overseen by l’Association Professionnelle Internationale des Thérapeutes en Médecine Naturelle).

It also ensures that its members undergo continuous training in order to always be at the forefront both in the fields of health and of natural medicine.

It broadcasts relevant information to the profession through liaison bulletin and exchanges (Le Blé) for its members.

To remain a member of A.T.N.Q., the Naturopath / Naturotherapist must follow a minimum of a 15 hours refresher course per year.

    • Services rendered to customers are covered by most private insurance companies.
    • You get a recommendation service and referrals to customers.
    • We will give you a membership certificate and a personalized card of l’A.T.N.Q.
    • You will receive once or more times per year, at no charge, relevant information on the association and the magazine: Le Blé.
    • You are invited to attend our annual meeting.
    • You are part of the most suitable organization to protect its patrons.
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The ATNQ insures consumer protection by its strict ethics code, and applied by its discipline committee.

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Own a degree from one or more Naturopathy or Naturotherapy schools.

Be free from legal proceedings regarding the practice of the profession.

Have accomplished over 1000 training hours in which these courses are mandatory :

      • Nutrition
      • Nutrients
      • Medicinal Plants
      • Anatomy and Physiology
      • Mental Health
      • A type of counseling
      • A class in manual therapy

If you wish to apply for membership, follow these few steps :

  • Fill out the review form
  • Submit your completed review form, your resume and photocopies of diplomas or certificates by standard mail, by fax or by e-mail at [email protected]
  • In order to conduct the study of your file, a $35 fee is required (non-refundable)
  • You will receive an answer as soon as possible

All applicants must pass the membership examination to join the A.T.N.Q. The exam includes a questionnaire of about sixty questions on various required subjects and must be completed with a case study. This test is intended to demonstrate that the candidate possesses the knowledge and skills to practice the profession.

They are $400 and include :

  • The exam (in the form of research or a thesis)
  • The correction of the exam
  • The graduation
  • A personalized membership card
  • The first year’s membership fee
  • An official receipt booklet (50)

Annual membership fees :

Treating member : $195

Non-treating member : $75

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