Dr. Sarah Bourret, ND
Dr. Sarah Bourret, NDNaturopathic Doctor, Clinic Owner & Director, Certified MeiZen Cosmetic Acupuncturist
Dr. Bourret, N.D. is a graduate from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and member of the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND), Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND) and licensed under the College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO).

Through her education, training and professional/personal experiences, Dr. Bourret’s interest, passion and practice philosophy is on Functional Medicine and optimizing health through all stages of life. She focuses on evidence-based Nutrition & Lifestyle Modification, Traditional Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture, Botanicals & Nutraceutical Orthomolecular Medicine, mental/mood & emotional wellness, digestive & endocrine issues, with a clinical specialty, passion for skin health and dermatological issues. She is a certified DermaSpark skin treatment provider and Mei Zen Acupuncturist, an advanced, specialized and intricate form of cosmetic facial & neck rejuvenation, also used to treat weight loss and fertility.

By combining Eastern and Western Medicine approaches she provides patients a full “360” experience, identifying root cause diagnosis and treatment, while guiding you to feel, look and be your best.

With intention and commitment to solving your health problems, Dr. Bourret uses cutting-edge powerful, practical and proactive solutions that give you RESULTS. She believes wellness partnership is key to helping you achieve a vitality you have yet to experience….and the endless possibilities this brings into your life.

Dr. Samantha Benoit, DC
Dr. Samantha Benoit, DC Chiropractor
Dr. Samantha Benoit embraces a holistic approach to healthcare with the goal of empowering her patients to live active and healthy lifestyles. She graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2013. Prior to becoming a chiropractor, she studied at Laurentian University where she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry. Samantha practices a diversified technique which also incorporates acupuncture. She is a graduate of the Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program at McMaster University.  Samantha is a fully licensed chiropractor registered with the College of Chiropractors of Ontario. She is a member of the Ontario Chiropractic Association as well as the Canadian Chiropractic Association
Dr. Mariesette Santiago, ND (On Maternity Leave)
Dr. Mariesette Santiago, ND (On Maternity Leave)Naturopathic Doctor
Dr. Mariesette Santiago is a licensed naturopathic doctor. Her practice blends both traditional healing methods with modern evidence-based therapies. Her mission as an ND is to support her patients in finding the perfect balance in a healthy lifestyle. She has a special interest in the perinatal phase of life — supporting fertility, pregnancy and postpartum. She creates personalized treatments using clinical nutrition, botanical medicine, acupuncture, and lifestyle counselling.

In 2013, she earned her doctorate degree from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. She has additional training as a birth doula, and holds a certificate in facial rejuvenation & cosmetic acupuncture. Dr. Santiago is registered with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario, and is a member in good standing of the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors, and the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors.

Rasif Iftessam, DOMP
Rasif Iftessam, DOMP Osteopathic Manual Practitioner
Osteopathy is an amazing problem solving tool, where getting to real cause of a patient’s issue is a real passion for Rasif and he enjoys working with people to help them improve their health and lifestyle. As an Osteopathic Manual Practitioner, Rasif performs various assessments to find the root of an individual’s bodily complication, and uses different hands-on therapeutic techniques on their joints, muscles and organs to provide an effective health experience. Rasif also specializes in chronic pain prevention, sports injury, postural misalignment, strains, sprains and various internal and external complications.

After completing his undergraduate from York University in Health Sciences and Kinesiology, Rasif enrolled in National Academy of Osteopathy to further his knowledge and experience. He has also attended taping seminars, and emergency injury prevention classes, to help individuals make better choices in their daily activities. Rasif believes education is a lifelong journey that we should all embark on, as the limitations to knowledge and skills are infinite. He applies this philosophy into practice and educates his patient’s, helping them understand their treatment plans, issues and methods to incorporate into their road to better health.

Rasif has worked with many clinics and is always interested in meeting new people and hearing about their stories and experiences. In his free time, Rasif enjoys reading, going to the gym, hiking, cooking and spending time with family and friends.

To learn more, visit: www.osteoworks.ca

Francesca Scaini, MA, RP, BFA, CATA
Francesca Scaini, MA, RP, BFA, CATAPsychotherapist, Art Therapist
There are times when life’s experiences may feel too overwhelming and heavy to manage alone. Francesca offers a non-judgemental environment to support, listen, and walk alongside her clients on their healing journey’s. Through both talking and art-making, her therapy practice welcomes anyone who is in need of a safe space to express their thoughts and feelings, integrate difficult life experiences, and process internal conflicts. She believes that her clients are their own best experts, and works together with them to develop coping skills and build upon their inherent strengths.

Francesca is a registered Psychotherapist and Art Therapist with over 10 years of working experience with individuals, particularly children and adolescents, in educational, clinical, and hospital settings. She completed her Master’s degree in Art Therapy at New York University and is registered with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario and a member of the Canadian Art Therapy Association. Her training has involved attachment theory, child development, trauma research, cognitive behaviour therapy, dialectical behaviour therapy, and suicide prevention.

In her practice, she works with individuals affected by anxiety, grief, and depression as well as high-risk youth affected by trauma, self-harm and suicide ideation. She uses a psychodynamic culturally sensitive approach that is client-led, strengths-focused, mindfulness-based, trauma-informed, and holistic. She also incorporates solution focused strategies, like CBT and DBT, based on her client’s presenting needs. Francesca is a compassionate and transparent therapist, who values authenticity. Her ambition will always be to support the mental wellness and healing of those she works with.

Specialties and Presenting Issues:
• Adult, child and Adolescent Therapy
• Self-Esteem
• Sibling/Family Therapy
• Peer Relationships
• Trauma
• Anxiety, Depression, & Stress
• Self-Harm
• Suicide Ideation
• Sexual Abuse
• Family Conflict/Separation
• Grief and Loss
• Domestic Abuse/Violence

Types of Therapy Approaches:
• Art Therapy
• Attachment-based
• Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
• Dialectical (DBT)
• Humanistic
• Mindfulness-Based
• Person-Centered
• Play Therapy
• Psychoanalytic & Psychodynamic
• Trauma Focused

Additional Training:
• Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
• Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (Adolescents)
• ASIST Suicide Prevention
• Mental Health First Aid

For more information, visit: www.francescascaini.com

Julie Jakob, LBA
Julie Jakob, LBA Live Blood Cell Microscopy Analyst
Julie was first introduced to live blood analysis at Microcell Sciences after struggling for several years with her own health challenges and extreme fatigue due to a vector bite. She was fascinated by the experience of seeing first hand, the life of our blood under the microscope and how it can help us understand more about what goes on inside our bodies and how to correct imbalances and deficiencies through proper nutrition and supplementation.
Julie was able to work with Shannon to bring herself back to full health, energy and vitality. Since then, it has become her passion and pleasure to help others do the same.
Julie is a graduate of the Women in Skilled Trades program from Conestoga College in carpentry and enjoys renovating and decorating homes. She also has many years of experience in volunteer work and mentoring of youth and young adults, as well as planning large-scale activities and conferences. Julie is an energetic mother of four and healthy living has always been important to her and her family. She enjoys hiking, wherever there is an open field or trail in the woods, painting, gardening with her husband, or experimenting with new recipes in the kitchen.
Julie happily joins Microcell Sciences & 360 Healing Centre as a certified live blood analysis technician and is continuing her studies to become a certified holistic nutritionist. She is passionate about helping clients get back to feeling their best so they can enjoy life to the fullest.
Ashley Kwan, RP, D.T.A.T.I. (On Maternity Leave)
Ashley Kwan, RP, D.T.A.T.I. (On Maternity Leave)Psychotherapist, Art Therapist
Ashley is a Certified Art Therapist and Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. She holds a Bachelors of Science from Queen’s University and a Master’s level Diploma in Art Therapy from The Toronto Art Therapy Institute.
Her passion is to engage with clients who are struggling with mental health issues in a meaningful and non-judgemental way. Art therapy is a helpful way to open up the conversation to such mental health issues because art can be honest and personal. In her practice, it is also used as a tool for stress reduction. Ashley’s approach is individual-centered and trauma-informed, drawing from Mindfulness-based practices, CBT, narrative therapy, and inner child work. She has worked with adults and youth who experience the following issues:
Self-esteem issues
Adjustment difficulties
Behavioural issues such as ADHD
Grief and loss

Ashley seeks to help people find meaning, purpose, and ultimately their true inner voice through the creative process. By cultivating and nurturing this inner voice, her goal is to see the client grow in
maturity and find flourishing in all areas of life. She uses a variety of art mediums and teaches different art techniques, but mainly what is accessible for the client.

Dr. Jamie Ward, DC
Dr. Jamie Ward, DC Chiropractor
Dr. Ward graduated from the University of New Brunswick with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. During undergrad, she completed two academic exchanges at Deakin University, Australia and Swansea University, Wales. She was also a member of the Varsity Reds Curling and Track and Field teams.
Dr. Ward graduated with her Doctor of Chiropractic from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, is a member of the College of Chiropractors of Ontario and the Canadian Chiropractic Association.
She is an evidence-based chiropractor with a focus on optimizing function and wellbeing.
In her free time, Dr. Ward enjoys curling, running, olympic lifting, yoga, pilates, reading and traveling!