Practitioners

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Anastasia Pargaru

Naturopathic Doctor

Irina Mirazizyan

Registered Psychotherapist 

Liam Maund

Registered Massage Therapist

Vanessa DaCosta

Registered Social Worker

Counsellor

Sara Ip

Naturopathic Doctor

Mariana Orozco

Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner & Acupuncturist 

Hilary Grace Malcolm

Shamanic Health

 

Dr. Anastasia Pargaru, ND

Naturopathic Doctor

Anastasia is a Naturopathic Doctor with a special interest in mental health and women's health. She strives to connect with her patients, to understand their goals and their challenges, in order to create the most comprehensive and individualized treatment plan that works for them. With the help of diagnostic testing, lifestyle changes and nutritional or herbal support Anastasia hopes to  empower her patients to live a happier, healthier life. 

Common goals of treatment

  • Strengthen mental health

  • Balance hormones and neurotransmitters

  • Replenish nutrient deficiencies

  • Rebuild healthier intestinal flora

Phone: 416-276-3698

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Irina Mirazizyan

Registered Psychotherapist

Irina is a compassionate, client-centered psychotherapist, working with both adolescents and adults experiencing ongoing issues such as anxiety, depression, and emotional disturbances. In her training as a therapist, a life coach and a yoga teacher, Irina has come to deeply respect the integrative nature of well-being, and works with clients to facilitate the kind of change that can be felt in mind, body and spirit. Her goal is to assist others in creating profound shifts through awareness and integration, as she comes along on  the client's journey of self-discovery.

Her therapeutic approach includes CBT, Transpersonal / Psycho-dynamic, Emotionally Focused and Gestalt Therapy. Irina also practices Mindfulness-based CBT and offers meditation coaching to those looking to deepen their practice. Irina offers a safe and non-judgmental space, conducive to deep inner work and exploration.
 

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Phone: 6476993227

 
 

Liam Maund

Registered Massage Therapist

Liam believes that the key to good health is a holistic approach. Every facet of one’s life can affect the others. The mind controls the body, the body affects the mind - which in turn causes further change in the body - repeating in cycles and creating imbalance. As a graduate of the Sutherland-Chan School of Massage Therapy, Liam studied more than simple physiology and massage techniques - specializing in scar tissue development, natal growth, and the nervous system. Liam takes an integrative medical approach to massage, combining Swedish and myo-fascial techniques with stretching, movement, and exercises gleaned from his years as a stage performer to create treatment plans based on the specific needs of each client. Liam provides education and encouragement, rooted in understanding.


Specialities: 

Relaxation / Stress Relief                        Sports Massage

Injury Rehabilitation                                  Pregnancy / Pre-Natal

Post-Natal Massage                                 Surgical Rehabilitation

Scar Tissue Release                                 Neuromuscular Disorders

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Dr. Sara Ip, ND

Naturopathic Doctor

Dr. Sara is a Naturopathic Doctor with a special interest in metabolic health and works with professionals, seniors, young adults, adolescents and children to help each individual achieve optimal health. Dr. Sara uses holistic protocols that minimize the risk of harm and restore optimal health to the body while creating lasting changes. Combining a clinical and scientific approach, Dr. Sara uses natural interventions like herbal medicine, nutrition, acupuncture and supplementation, along with lifestyle counselling to assist the body in regulating itself throughout the healing process. Working together, the goal is to help patients achieve measurable and sustainable health results.

 

Common conditions treated include:

Weight regulation, Energy, Immunity & Autoimmune conditions
Allergies, Skin, Anxiety, Depression, Pain management

Phone: 437-370-9123

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Vanessa DaCosta

Registered Social Worker/Counsellor

Vanessa provides trauma-informed psychotherapy and counselling services to youth and adults utilizing principles of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Dialectic Behavioural Therapy and Psychodynamic Therapy. She has worked extensively in the areas of mental health and addictions supporting people in various settings and with a variety of needs. She uses a nonjudgmental strength-based approach supporting individuals who are experiencing challenges in managing depression, anxiety, stress, emotional difficulties, distress tolerance and relationship and work issues. 

 

Vanessa graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Arts Degree, Honours Specialization in Psychology. Following her BA, she obtained an Advanced Diploma in Behavioural Sciences Technology from George Brown College where she provided Applied Behavior Analysis in supporting adults with psychological disorders. Vanessa also has a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Windsor Ontario, is registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers and is a member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers.

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Phone: 647-492-0765

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Mariana Orozco

Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner

Registered Acupuncturist 

Mariana is a Registered Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner (R. TCMP) and a Registered Acupuncturist (R. Ac). She has a heart for disease prevention and improving the quality of life of her patients. Her practice focuses on treating the root cause of her patients’ conditions and not just the symptoms. Her passion for natural medicines includes food therapy, herbs, minerals, cupping, gua sha, moxibustion, and acupuncture modalities. She uses these in combination to help maintain or restore optimal health and vitality.

Mariana is committed to her patient's safety and all herbal prescriptions are tailor according to the presenting sign and symptoms, the underlying root cause, and the patient’s general constitution. 

Mariana has a particular interest in: managing autoimmune disorders, the treatment of pain, digestive disorders, stress management, immunity, and women's health.

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Phone: 6474461755

 

Hilary 'Grace' Malcolm

Shamanic Health

Grace received her traditional shamanic training as an understudy of recognized Amerikua elders for five years. After a deep immersion learning traditional healing and ceremonial methods of North, South and Central American indigenous lineages, she reached a level in her training where she was able to create her own system for full-spectrum health that honours the laws of nature and is universally accessible to modern society. She continues to develop her system, The Rainbow Compass, and to study traditional practices in her spare time. you can find more details at her website below

 

Phone: 647 916 5906

Website: therainbowcompass.ca
Email: info@therainbowcompass.ca

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