Dr. Clarke was a family physician before developing a career in integrative medicine by training in acupuncture and clinical hypnosis. She is certified by the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute and was a consultant physician in a multidisciplinary pain program. She has authored a fibromyalgia self-management guide along with recording several relaxation CDs.
She has also worked with cancer patients for 12 years at InspireHealth. At present she works at BC Women's Hospital, Complex Chronic Diseases Program. She enjoys yoga and hiking in the natural beauty of British Columbia. She and her husband, Phillip, have raised 4 children and live in Surrey, B.C.