Dr. Jennifer DelBelBelluz, ND has dedicated herself towards
health & medicine. Dr. Jennifer has a background in Pelvic Floor Therapy and a General Family Practice . She can help you achieve your health goals and concerns.
Her clinical interests include pain (pelvic, headaches, muscular), inflammation (cholesterol, cardiovascular, gut), and stress (sleep, immunity, anxiety, energy, eczema digestion).
Dr. Jennifer has completed her training in Pelvic Floor Therapy and is taking on patients with urinary incontinence, pelvic pain, abdominal weakness & more! For more information on what Pelvic Floor therapy can help with, visit Our Health Disciplines section.
Dr. Jennifer practices using evidence-based research and laboratory testing with Naturopathic principles, to maintain and improve health goals in all stages of life. She believes in addressing the root cause of pain from the inside-out. Her passion and vision of collaborative health care encompasses functional medicine and the holistic being. She believes that together, we can work to support the body's natural healing process through educating her patients and working with integrity to achieve the best physical health and emotional state possible. She understands that each patient is unique and is guaranteed a thorough, individualized treatment.
Dr. DelBelBelluz, ND started her journey into health and medicine at Wilfrid Laurier University, where she received her Bachelor of Science with a focus in Research Psychology and Biology. She continued in the medical field, graduating from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, obtaining her Doctor of Naturopathy. She is an active member and in good standing with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario. As well as a member of the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND) and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND).
Dr. Filza Swalah, ND is passionate about educating and enabling individuals to feel and look beautiful, inside and out!
Dr. Filza's clinical interests include: hormones (men's health, fertility, menopause, women's health), stress, libido & fatigue, skin health (acne, eczema, psoriasis, natural aging), hair loss & advanced skin treatments. Dr. Filza, ND believes that skin is an outward reflection of what’s happening internally making it crucial to address the various internal factors that contribute to chronic skin conditions & hair loss.
Dr. Filza has completed her training in collagen induction and specialized facials and is taking on patients interested in such treatments. For more information on the skin treatments offered, visit our Health Disciplines section.
Dr. Filza believes healthy skin and hair begins with supporting the foundations of health – the food we eat, how much we move, sleep and how we manage stress. Her mission is to support and enable individuals to accomplish their health goals. She wants to help individuals feel more confident in their own skin and live their best life!
Dr. Swalah, ND is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor registered with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario. She has completed her education at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Swalah, ND also holds a Bachelor of Applied Science from Ryerson University focusing on Nutrition and Food Science. Dr. Swalah, ND also completed the required additional training and examinations to allow her to provide Intravenous Infusion Therapy, collagen induction and skin treatments to her patients.
Andrena is a dedicated Primary Healthcare Nurse Practitioner with over 21 years of experience within a culturally diverse population. After completing her general training, Andrena’s passion and commitment to helping others grew exponentially. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing at Ryerson University in 2003, obtained her nursing certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and achieved her Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certification at York University in 2006.
Andrena has had the pleasure of working with women, children, babies, immigrants, LGBTQ, Geriatric, mental health and adolescent communities. Throughout her years in practice, she continues to gain experience in different areas of health care and believes in serving individuals with integrative approaches to health care that combine holistic and traditional view of medicine. Andrena knew this was her calling when she realized the impact she can make in her community and in her patient’s lives by providing better access and quality care.
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Dr. Shaveen Jayalathge is an evidence-based Chiropractor. He graduated from D’Youville College receiving his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2020 and obtained his Honors Bachelors of Science from McMaster University in Life Sciences. He is currently completing his thesis to obtain his Master of Science in Anatomy.
Dr. Shaveen is equipped with extensive clinical and hands-on patient experience having worked within medical centers and sports clinics. He aims to make Chiropractic treatment accessible to a range of patients, from those experiencing everyday aches and pains to more extreme cases dealing with comorbidities and psychosocial barriers to improvement. He is well-versed in developing treatment plans that maximize the therapeutic benefit delivered to patients, offering services including joint manipulation/mobilization, MRT, rehab exercises, athletic taping, and orthotics.
His clinical interests involve the treatment of neuromusculoskeletal conditions such as headaches, thoracic outlet syndrome, sciatica, carpal tunnel, facet syndrome, muscle spasms, neck and low back pain. Dr. Shaveen recognizes the importance of interprofessional collaboration in healthcare and believes that most pathologies should be viewed through the lens of multiple disciplines in order to understand and treat a patient to the fullest degree.
Dr. Brynne began her wellness journey at Dalhousie University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with honours and continued on to the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College graduating with her Doctor of Chiropractic. She is currently completing McMaster University’s Contemporary Medical Acupuncture program.
She believes the most rewarding aspect of the chiropractic profession is true collaboration – by listening to patient concerns and designing individualized treatment plans using evidence-based methods including joint mobilizations/manipulations, soft tissue therapy, exercise prescription and more. Each treatment plan is individualized to the patient and their comfort level. Your goals are her goals. She will earn your trust and is committed to your success. Dr. Brynne has a special interest in working with the senior population.
In her spare time, Dr. Brynne enjoys attending group fitness classes, spending time at the cottage and travelling to new countries. Listening to podcasts is her favourite way to stay on top of the current research in the chiropractic field.
Dr. Brynne is a licensed chiropractor with the College of Chiropractors of Ontario (CCO), as well as a member of the Ontario Chiropractic Association (OCA) and the Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA).
Sophie Hotchkiss, RMT, is a Registered Massage Therapist having graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in 2019. In school, she studied treating clients through pregnancy and sports injuries. She also completed a diploma in Health, Wellness, and Fitness from Mohawk College and works as a personal trainer for endu
Sophie Hotchkiss, RMT, is a Registered Massage Therapist having graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in 2019. In school, she studied treating clients through pregnancy and sports injuries. She also completed a diploma in Health, Wellness, and Fitness from Mohawk College and works as a personal trainer for endurance athletes. She is a triathlete and specializes in competing in and training for long distance multisport events.
Sophie’s interest in health, fitness, and massage therapy comes from a long history of passion for sport. Through her own journey of injury prevention and rehabilitation, she learned a lot about the body and how it moves. Sophie now uses her experience to help her clients feel good and move better. She uses a variety of treatment techniques such as general Swedish massage, fascial stretch therapy, hydrotherapy, and joint mobilization, to treat her clients through various conditions.
Daniel Depotie, RMT, is a Registered Massage Therapist having graduated from the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario in 2011. He also completed his degree in Kinesiology at Western University. He is very passionate for heath and wellness. Daniel believes in a holistic approach to healing and keeping the body in optimal shape. He is r
Daniel Depotie, RMT, is a Registered Massage Therapist having graduated from the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario in 2011. He also completed his degree in Kinesiology at Western University. He is very passionate for heath and wellness. Daniel believes in a holistic approach to healing and keeping the body in optimal shape. He is ready to be a part of your journey to healing.
In his spare time, Daniel loves to do anything active in healthy. He loves to play many sports as he took part in triathlons in university.
Kerrie Hughes, RN, is a Registered Nurse with a background in Oncology. After graduating from George Brown College in 1996, she spent 8 years in the Cayman Islands running a chemotherapy clinic, and 18 years as a community health visiting nurse in Toronto.
With over 25 years of experience, Kerrie has dedicated her time to helping others live happy and healthy lives. Nursing has always given her a profound sense of purpose and content in her life. She believes in a do good to be good approach to life, and to just be kind. Kerrie always focused on Holistic Healing in her nursing practice. Holistic Health is where her path and calling truly belong. She is very happy to be a part of your healing.
In her free time, you can find Kerrie rollerskating, dancing, doing yoga, or cooking fabulous foods.
As a team member of The Village Health Clinic, Julianna is an aspiring naturopathic doctor who has always had a great passion for helping others. She attended the University of Toronto with a major in Global Health and a double minor in Immunology and Physiology.
You can always find Julianna at the gym, or attempting to create new healthy recipes for her family and friends!
Melina is a 3rd year student studying Biomedical Science at Ryerson University. She is aspiring to pursue a career where she can improve the health of others. Melina is very passionate about the health sciences. She enjoys learning and applying new techniques and skills into her daily life, and hopes to use them to improve the lives of future patients!
In Melina's free time, you can find her on a run, and singing for Ryerson's competitive a cappella group!
Carrie Maazei, CYW, RP and Sareen Cagliuzun, MSW, RSW are the owners and founders of Journey 2 Freedom. With over 18 years of experience together, Carrie and Sareen do not believe in a one size fits all approach and create individualized intervention plans.
Carrie and Sareen understand that even in the most loving and supportive families, you can experience a range of challenges. They help you get to where you hope to end up in the safest and most supportive way possible, and believe that the most meaningful work begins by building meaningful relationships.
Carrie and Sareen look forward to embarking on this journey with you and are humbled to be apart of your life and this journey.
Carrie and Sareen are fully qualified and licensed. Sareen is registered with The College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers for the province of Ontario. Carrie is registered with The College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. Click the link below to read more. Book your appointment or free consultation now!
Mileah earned her Master in Clinical Social Work from the University of Toronto and is in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW). Mileah works with individuals, adolescents and children, who are facing a range of challenges in their lives, including anxiety, behavioural difficulties, school-related challenges, performance anxiety, and stress management.
Using a compassionate and non-judgmental approach, Mileah assists her clients to identify negative patterns and move towards clarity in their lives and aims to assist her clients in building self- awareness and confidence in her practice where clients feel positive and in charge of their own life.
Mileah also offers holistic perspectives working with individuals who want to connect through the understanding of soul and seeking truth and self-empowerment. She especially loves to work with individuals who desire support in clarifying their purpose and improving personal and intimate relationships. Mileah is committed to life long learning in the areas mental health, as well as spirituality and personal growth.
Pearls by Plex is an FDA approved cosmetic teeth whitening service performed by our certified whitening technician, Alexa Cascone. Alexa safely combines the use of LED light to open the tooth’s pores, and whitening gel that breaks down the discoloured molecules which effectively allows your teeth to whiten!
Trained by Diamond White Smiles, Pearls By Plex is Health Canada and FDA approved, safe and gentle, protects your gums throughout the treatment and results in minimal to no sensitivity.
Julianna, a soon to be registered holistic nutritionist, is a firm advocate of health as your best investment! She believes that in order to achieve wellness, an integrated approach is key including emotional, mental, environmental, and lifestyle factors in combination with the food we eat.
She strives to educate clients and emphasizes that there is no “one size fits all approach” to health. Her personal wellness journey and passion for all things health related is what inspired her to help others. Having earned a Bachelor of Science from UofT, Julianna continues to learn and expands her knowledge for the best health and nutrition care. Julianna is here to assist you whether you’re looking for a custom one-on-one program, meal plan development to get on track, or support on how to grocery shop and read food labels.
Julianna is very excited to guide you, along with The Village Health Clinic Team, on your journey to achieving and sustaining health and happiness!