Our Team

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Our Team


  • Acupuncturist – Richard Lobbenberg

    Richard Lobbenberg BSc BHSc (Honors Diploma in Acupuncture), has been an acupuncturist and practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine since 2004. He received his undergraduate degree in Science (Honours) from York University, and then went on to receive (concurrently) an undergraduate degree in Complementary Medicine from Charles Sturt University in Australia and an Honours diploma in Acupuncture from the Michener Institute for Continue Reading

  • Acupuncturist – Yael Newman

    Yael Newman is a graduate of the Acupuncture Program at the Michener Institute in Toronto. She holds a degree from Charles Sturt University in Health Sciences and Complementary Health Care. She also has further specialized training in cosmetic and facial acupuncture and pregnancy, labour and delivery. She has done internship at the Wasser Pain Management Centre at Mount Sinai Hospital Continue Reading


  • Chiropractor – Dr. Jordanna Clarfield-Henry

    In her own words: I have a passion, and it is helping people.  My mission is to help as many people in my lifetime as I can – especially children! I am a Family Wellness chiropractor, which means that I treat patients of all ages.  I also have a special interest in pregnancy and pediatrics. Chiropractic is a highly effective, Continue Reading

  • Chiropractor – Dr. Belinda Chan

    Belinda Chan, D.C. My passion for health and wellness as a chiropractor is seen not only in my academic and professional life, but my personal one as well. I am an avid cyclist and have toured across most of Eastern Canada. Most recently, I cycled through the United Kingdom with my partner. My ideal patient is committed to long term Continue Reading

Massage Therapy

  • Massage Therapist – Amy Tracey Sarfati

    Amy graduated from Sutherland-Chan in 2014. Frequently described as “nurturing”, Amy works with deep intuition and skill to help guide her clients on their return to wellness. Effective treatments for all manner of impairments including chronic pain, sleep disorders, lymphatic drainage, low back pain, tight scar adhesions, constipation and breathing discomfort. Previous to becoming an RMT, she worked with breastfeeding Continue Reading

  • Massage Therapist – David Rendall

    David was trained as a registered massage therapist (RMT) through ICT Kikkawa College, and graduated in 2018. He also has a background in reiki and teaching yoga and was certified in both disciplines in 2012 and 2013 respectively. David’s approach to massage therapy involves a gentle and grounding attunement to your stress and imbalances. He holds a space for your Continue Reading

  • Massage Therapist – Diana Bellissimo

    Diana is a graduate of the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy. As valedictorian of her graduating class, she is a passionate and focused individual. Diana's primary interest lies with stress management on the path to balance and wellness. During her time at school and clinical internship, she studied chronic stress and how it affects your body. Diana frequently uses Continue Reading

  • Massage Therapist – Jerried Yang

    Trained in Chinese medicine in China since 2007, Jerried went on to study Tuina Massage in China and practiced there until 2013 when he moved to Canada. Once moving here, Jerried became a massage therapist after entering the massage therapy program at ICT Kikkawa College, and then graduating in 2015. Fully registered and able to employ his vast experience and Continue Reading

  • Massage Therapist – Kristine Portus

    Kristine Portus - Massage Therapist Kristine graduated from the Medix School of Health Care as Class Valedictorian. During her course, she learned various techniques for treating different conditions and pathologies. She is adept at treating conditions like frozen shoulder, sciatica, fibromyalgia, nervous system pathologies, overuse injuries, and more. She utilizes various hydrotherapy modalities and remedial exercises, and incorporates all of these into Continue Reading

  • Massage Therapist – Lauren Erickson

    Lauren is a registered massage therapist and honors graduate from CCMH (Canadian College Of Massage and Hydrotherapy) with specializations in hospital placements. She is certified in pregnancy massage and gained her wide knowledge and experience through the Trimesters Pregnancy course and placement work in Sunnybrook Hospital, treating high-risk pregnant patients, patients in active labour and patients recovering in post-partum. Lauren Continue Reading

  • Massage Therapist – Mari Kadoya

    Mari graduated from York University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Honours). She then successfully completed the Shiatsu Therapy Diploma Program at the Shiatsu Academy of Tokyo in 2011. Following these achievements, Mari became a registered massage therapist, graduating from ICT Kikkawa College with Honours in 2013. With these modalities Mari offers treatments that are beneficial not only for Continue Reading

  • Massage Therapist – Melissa Allison

    My approach to massage is that of mind, body and soul. I believe that we need to pay attention to what our bodies tell us. For my clients, I have their best interest in mind, listening to them both verbally and physically. Working as a team with my clients, I find the desired end results are always accomplished. Like most Continue Reading

  • Massage Therapist – Ryan Davis

    Ryan graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy (CCMH) in 2012 to become a registered massage therapist (RMT). Ryan had previously graduated with a specialized honours degree in Kinesiology and Health Science from York University 2008. During his time at CCMH, Ryan completed various outreaches in sports massage in events such as the Toronto Marathon and UofT swim Continue Reading

  • Massage Therapist – Suzette De Jesus

    Suzette De Jesus, registered massage therapist, graduated from Wellspring College of Massage Therapy in 2012. Suzette enjoys giving relaxation massages as well as hot stone, and deep tissue massage. Suzette also has a great deal of experience with prenatal massage, and is comfortable working with children. She has supplemental training in head and neck massage, acupressure, and hand-touch therapy. Suzette Continue Reading

  • Massage Therapist – Wanda Pedzinski

    Wanda Pedzinski, Registered Massage Therapist, BScN, graduated from Sutherland-Chan in 2010. Prior to this, she graduated from the nursing program at McMaster University where she was a member of the Varsity Tennis Team. Wanda has worked with a large variety of clients - pregnant, athletes, seniors, and children, and she has treated a variety of conditions/ problems. She loves to Continue Reading


  • Naturopathic Doctor – Elena Erhan

    Dr. Elena Erhan has received her Doctor of Medicine degree at the State University of Medicine and Pharmacy, in the Republic of Moldova, where she completed a residency in Internal Medicine. Her everlasting quest to heal patients with health issues unsolvable by conventional medicine gave birth to a new passion for natural medicine. Thus, Dr. Elena pursued her studies in Continue Reading


  • Osteopath – Nazanin Eshghi Moghaddam

    Pursuing her life-long dream of helping others, Nazanin Eshghi Moghaddam BSc DOMP began her career in healthcare by first going to York University and obtaining a Bachelors Degree in Psychology. Nazanin then attended the National Academy of Osteopathy where she excelled academically and graduated obtaining certification as a manual osteopath (DOMP), with her thesis focusing on "The Effects of Manual Continue Reading


  • Physiotherapist – Amy Gildner

    Amy completed her master’s degree in Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto and became a physiotherapist in 2013, after finishing her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology at Dalhousie University. Since graduating, she has become proficient in her skills with evaluating and assessing patients’ physical abilities through evaluative procedures and functional tests. She also regularly provides individualized and specific programs for Continue Reading

  • Physiotherapist – Alice Li

    Alice completed her master’s degree in Physical Therapy at Queen’s University and her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo. Since graduating, Alice has successfully completed her Diploma of Advanced Orthopaedic and Manipulative Physiotherapy: Level 1 Exam, and is working to pursue further Manual Therapy levels through the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. As a strong Continue Reading


  • Psychotherapist – Margotte Kaczanowska

    For the past 34 years I have been privileged to work with individuals - children, adolescents, and adults, with couples and families in different configurations, and with groups. I have been also exposed to different schools of thought in psychotherapy, different ways of supporting people. I am not attached to any particular school of thinking, particular school of helping. I Continue Reading