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HOLLY SEXTON

BScN, RN

Psychiatric Registered Nurse & Medical Esthetician

Holly graduated from McMaster University and has several years of nursing experience with a concentration on Mental Health & Addictions. Having experience in both inpatient & community based practice it has become a lifelong passion to increase mental health awareness and access. Holly currently offers wellness coaching for individuals looking to become more motivated, encouraged or looking for guidance on navigating life's difficulties. 

Holly has a special interest in medical aesthetics and making others feel confident in their own bodies. With advanced training in intense pulsed light, laser, radio frequency and multipolar technologies she offers medical aesthetic services such a hair removal, photorejuvenation, fat reduction, body contouring, acne treatments & more. As a member of the Canadian Board of Aesthetic Medicine she continues to further her knowledge in medical aesthetics to be able to provide the most advanced and innovative treatments to assist her clients in reaching their goals.


Currently Holly is completing a "Nutritional Supplementation & Anti-Aging" fellowship program through The Institute of Holistic Nutrition to better serve our clients as we know wellness starts within.

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RAJ SINGH 

BScN, RN, CPMHN, ME_EL, MBSR

Psychiatric Registered Nurse & Medical Esthetician

Raj is a mental health nurse with experience in both acute and community settings with populations of all ages.  She has multiple years experience as an educator at both the college and university level. She recently completed her Masters in Education Leadership and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction certification.  

Raj has a special interest in meditation and has years of experience in guided meditation. Raj completed extensive training which she completed in India. 

Recently, Raj has completed her certifications in multiple modalities for medical aesthetics. She looks forward to helping people feel their best. 

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HOPE SEXTON, RPN

Medical Aesthetician

Hope is a graduate from the St. Clair College Practical Nursing program. Hope has many years of hospital rehabilitation experience as well as community & complex care nursing. 

Hope has taken a special interest in medical aesthetics and has a passion for anti-aging wanting to share her knowledge with others to help them feel beautiful in their own skin. Hope has completed extensive training in dermal rejuvenation, IPL technology & Venus Heal technology.

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EMILEE WINTER

MSW, RSW, B.Sc.

The decision to seek therapy often comes at a time in our lives when we are faced with crisis or an accumulation of burden that impedes our daily living.


My goal is to provide clients

with a safe, unbiased, and non-judgemental space to work through these challenges, find hope, and improve overall wellbeing.

I am a Registered Social Worker with a Bachelor of Science in Behaviour, Cognition and Neuroscience and a Master of Social Work. My approach stems from my understanding of the biological aspects of psychology and how this influences our ability to work

through challenging circumstances.


From a strengths-based perspective I provide specialized support for anxiety and depression, illness adjustment, caregiver burnout, relationship issues, stress, grief, trauma, and life transitions.

I see my approach as collaborative where I work alongside individuals, couples and families to realize and achieve goals. I love my work and look forward to helping you find confidence in your ability to sustain learned skills once counselling is complete.


Types of therapy: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Person-Centred, Solution Focused Therapy

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RENEE GILLIAM

MSW, RSW

Whether your concern is situational or longstanding I am committed to helping you progress on

your individual treatment journey. Using a strength based approach we will work together to

help you make the positive changes that you wish to see in your life. It is important to me that

you feel heard, supported, optimistic and empowered throughout your counseling experience.


I have extensive experience with children and youth mental health, parenting issues, anxiety,

depression, stress management and family conflict. I hold multiple certifications and

qualifications in various evidence based therapies and tailor my intervention to meet the

unique needs of each individual. I am eager to partner with you in an effort to help you obtain

some new skills that will improve your life.

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MELISSA PONIC 

MSW, RSW, BA

Clinical Therapist & Psychotherapist

Life is full of complex problems and challenges and you do not have to navigate it alone. Through therapy we can set goals and empower positive change for you to live the happy, meaningful life you deserve. 


I am a Registered Social Worker with a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology and a Master’s of Social Work. I have been working primarily in the mental health and addiction’s sector for the past 10 years. I have experience working with individuals, families and couples. 


My specialities include mental health disorders (anxiety, depression, borderline personality disorder, bipolar disorder), addictions, stress management, self-harm, chronic pain, life transitions and adjustment, conflict management, and grief. 

I am skilled in utilizing a variety of therapeutic techniques such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Solution-Focused Therapy, and Narrative Therapy. 


I am passionate at what I do and I look forward to working with you to achieve and maintain your therapeutic goals.

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DR. RYAN VANDERVECHT

D.C.

Chiropractor

Dr. Ryan Vandervecht is an evidence-based chiropractor who believes in an individualized, patient-centred approach. After completing his undergraduate degree in Kinesiology at the University of Western Ontario, Dr. Ryan went on to complete his four year Doctor of Chiropractic degree at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto, ON.

Dr. Ryan has been in practice since 2019 in Leamington, where he has successfully built up a very busy patient base including young children, professional athletes, the elderly population and everything in between. Dr. Ryan strives to administer a patient specific treatment plan that consists of soft tissue, rehabilitation, exercise and contemporary medical acupuncture as an adjunct to his hands on manual therapy. The goal for Dr. Ryan is to not only treat the chief complaint, but to also address the underlying issue of the problem to prevent reoccurrence in the future.

He is very excited to be able to extend his services and be able to provide care to the Forest Glade and surrounding area. If you have any questions regarding chiropractic care and whether or not he can help, do not hesitate to reach out to the clinic or to Dr. Ryan.

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SELENA DAGHER

Registered Massage Therapist

Selena is a graduate from Canadian College of Health Science and Technology and is registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) as of 2019. Selena uses Swedish Massage as a base in her treatments and has furthered her scope of practice with Myofascial cupping, Kinesio Taping, and Aromatouch therapy. Her passion for helping others is what drove her to becoming a Registered Massage Therapist. She goes above and beyond for her clients, whether it be treatments for relaxation, deep tissue or pre and post-natal care. Selena is skilled and motivated to help you reach your optimal state of wellness.

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NATALIE DEMARCO

Registered Dietician

Natalie is a Registered Dietitian with a passion for helping people find their version of healthy.


Natalie is a graduate from the University of Guelph’s Applied Human Nutrition program with a minor in Nutritional and Nutraceutical Sciences. She then went on to complete a masters degree in Food and Nutritional Sciences from Brescia University College (Western University)

with integrated dietetic internship training through Windsor Regional Hospital and Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare.


Natalie strives to help her clients create sustainable, lifelong changes in their nutrition through a process called habit stacking, allowing you to weave healthy habits into existing ones. Natalie is

committed to truly getting to know her clients to create custom, individualized nutrition care plans to achieve their desired health outcomes.

Natalie is offering nutrition counselling in the following areas, including: 

-Weight management

-Management of diabetes, pre-diabetes, and metabolic syndrome

- Hormone management (acne, PCOS)

- Heart Disease Prevention & Management 

- Nutrition education for mental health

(meal planning, side-effect management).


Natalie is excited to be launching her career serving the Windsor/Forest Glade area. Please call the clinic for further inquiries regarding nutrition services.

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MARYANN WAHBY, MLT, ART (CLIN CHEM)

Certified Reflexologist (RCRT), Certified Aromatherapist

MaryAnn has been involved in holistic modalities for 20 years as a practitioner and instructor. She shares her passion and knowledge of reflexology in a compassionate and professional manner. 

She is committed to helping her clients understand the benefits of reflexology to help them relieve anxiety and stress, increase blood and lymph circulation and restore their own bodies to their natural healthy state. 

MaryAnn believes in individualized treatments and offers customized lotion blends using therapeutic essential oils.

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KERI GARON

RPN, Reiki Master

From free-spirited lover of all things nature, my soul has always been drawn to healing. My educational path is founded in medicine as an RPN, and my personal journey of health continued as I developed a skill set outside modern medicine. 

Reiki has allowed me to be able to transfer my healing touch to help others. Through balancing and opening their pathways, I am able to help my clients improve their well-being using relaxation, guiding stress reduction and creating inner peace. 

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RUSSELL YOSHIDA

Registered Massage Therapist

Russell Yoshida began his career in the healing arts in 1997, when he was introduced to Massage Therapy. Successfully becoming a Registered Massage Therapist, he has worked professionally for over 17 years.


While treating his diverse client group, Russell discovered that in order to access the deepest levels of healing, more was required of him as a practitioner. He furthered his education in 2003, studying Traditional Chinese Medicine, in Victoria, British Columbia. From his studies, he gained an in depth understanding of the energetic system of the body. 


He developed a unique technique, which bridges the gap between Eastern and Western philosophies, to assist in harmonizing the body’s physical and energetic systems. 


After integrating this knowledge with his experience, Russell’s therapy evolved again to incorporate movement- a vital element to facilitate stress release. Russell’s passion is helping others on their healing journey and he is constantly learning and evolving while offering the utmost in compassionate, patient care. 

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DANA D'ANDREA

MSW., RSW

Clinical Therapist & Psychotherapist

I am committed to children, youth, adults and families in cooperatively assisting them through a healthy and peaceful healing journey. I believe the healing process should be achieved collaboratively with understanding, empathy and a nonjudgmental perspective. My approach is strength-based and I draw from diverse methods to create a personalized treatment plan for each individual. Each plan is established on the specific needs and situation of my client’s treatment goals.


I am compassionate, open, encouraging and direct. As a therapist, I rely on my sense of humor combined with my life experiences, education, knowledge and creativity to achieve healthy and happy outcomes for all.  


I obtained my Master of Social Work (MSW) from the University of Windsor, Ontario.  I am registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW). 

I received my Bachelor of Science Degree (BSW) in Education with the completion of a two-year Teacher Certification program from Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Michigan.

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MICHELE LAUZON

Receptionist

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