Lori HawsRegistered Kinesiologist
Certified Matrix Repatterning Practitioner
Dina BondarenkoColon Hydrotherapist
Nande Christie, CHTColon Hydrotherapist
Linda Ross, RMTDirector
Registered Massage Therapist25 years of experience.Linda opened Richmond Hill Natural Therapies in July of 1994, and is extremely committed to providing her clients with highly skilled therapists in all areas of natural health care. Linda is very dedicated to her profession and is constantly increasing her knowledge and skills as a therapist.
Linda opened Richmond Hill Natural Therapies in July of 1994, and is extremely committed to providing her clients with highly skilled therapists in all areas of natural health care. Linda is very dedicated to her profession and is constantly increasing her knowledge and skills as a therapist. She is a 1992 graduate of Sutherland Chan Massage and Therapy School. She holds certificates in:
Massage Therapy (2yr., 2200 hr. course; practising for 13 yrs.)
N.I.S.A. Fascial Work
Lomi Ancient Hawaiian Bodywork (8 trainings; 1 week each)
Holoenergetics Mind/Body Therapy
Holoenergetics Teacher Training
Body Psychotherapy (1 year course)
Cranio Sacral Therapy Level 1
Cranio Structural Therapy Level 5
Reiki Level 2
As director, Linda provides the overall vision, direction and mission for the clinic.
Dr. Robert Ventresca, B.Sc.(Hons), D.C.Chiropractic Dr.Through Chiropractic, Dr. Ventresca aspires to help others restore health and quality of life and acquire a new vision of wellness. Having received his undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto with dual majors in Biology and Neuroscience, Dr. Ventresca embarked on his chiropractic career in California at the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic.
In one of the most challenging chiropractic programs in North America, Dr. Ventresca graduated Summa Cum Laude, placing in the top 6 of his graduating class. He was also the recipient of the Honorary Scholastic Society's Healing Arts Award.
Dr. Ventresca provides gentle, effective care and has been trained in a variety of techniques including Diversified, Thompson, Gonstead, Activator and myofascial release. Treatment is unique and individualized to fit each patient's needs. Dr. Ventresca is also certified to prescribe and cast orthotics which can be done in his office. Chiropractic has been Dr. Ventresca's true calling. He regularly donates chiropractic services for good causes and has been involved in the community at every opportunity.
Dr. Erin Mandelman, B.Sc.(Hons), D.C.Chiropractic Dr.Dr. Erin Mandelman was born and raised in Richmond Hill, Ontario. Dr. Mandelman holds a Specialized Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from York University. Following completion of her undergraduate degree, she graduated with honours from New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, New York.
Dr. Mandelman is dedicated to helping her patients live better and reach their health goals. Through the use of a variety of treatment protocols that include gentle chiropractic adjustments/mobilizations, myofascial release techniques, exercise/stretch prescriptions, and custom orthotics, she provides safe and personalized care, to patients of all ages. She is certified in the Webster Technique, which is a chiropractic analysis and adjustment procedure used to correct misalignments and to restore balance in a pregnant mother's pelvis.
Dr. Mandelman believes that the body has the ability to heal itself, frequently without the use of any drugs or surgery. By delivering specific chiropractic adjustments, she helps her patients to achieve optimal health and well-being by correcting spinal misalignments in order to ensure proper functioning of the nervous system.
Dr. Angela Picarelli, B.SC.(HONS), D.C.Chiropractor Dr.Angela Picarelli is a Chiropractor who has been providing healthcare for over 20 years.
Dr. Angela Picarelli graduated from the University of Toronto with Honors in Biological Science and she received her Doctorial degree in Chiropractic at the Southern California University of Health Sciences. She graduated in 2002, ranking fourth in her class. Her education continues with courses in orthopaedic devices, patient managed care and Cellular Health Nutraceuticals.
Dr. Picarelli believes that chiropractic care is an essential component for today's health care. Chiropractic manipulative therapy and cellular nutritinal therapy not only provides pain relief but it boosts your body's ability to heal itself naturally.
Dr. Picarelli enjoys the personal interaction with each of her patients and provides individualized care based on the findings of a thorough history and exam. An integral part of Dr. Picarelli's therapy involves correcting joint function, increasing range of motion and providing strategies to eliminate physical stressors. Dr. Picarelli seeks to improve her chiropractic patients' health and wellness in all areas of their lives. She likes to treat the "whole person" in her work as a chiropractor, which means looking for the underlying causes of disease, discomfort, and pain, which usually arise from imbalances in the spinal column. Under Dr. Picarelli's supervision and care, patients report higher functioning in all areas of their lives.
Her Mission is to align your health journey through Chiropractic care and High Quality Nutraceuticals.
Dr. Angela Liang, ND, RAc., DOMPNaturopathic Dr, Registered Acupuncturist, Osteopathic Manual Practitioner Dr. Liang is a graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, member of the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors, and is registered by the College of Naturopaths of Ontario. Prior to her Naturopathic studies she obtained her Honours Bachelor of Science degree from Queen's University.
Having been in practice for over 15 years, she has been able to obtain a degree of realistic expertise that allows her to achieve a very high level of skill. Her patient base has included: men, women and children of all ages. She has the ability to effectively diagnose and apply treatment regimes to a wide variety of ailments; however, she has worked most extensively with patients with pain and digestive complaints. Her practice allows her to focus strongly on woman's health issues including; menstrual, premenopausal and infertility concerns.
Dr. Liang is highly trained to treat a wide variety of conditions using natural therapies. Her extensive experience in practice has provided her with the necessary tools to achieve her main objective: helping her patients. She is also a Southern Ontario College of Osteopathy trained Osteopathic Manual Therapist (DOMP) and a member of the Ontario Federation of Osteopathic Professionals (OFOP). Dr. Liang combines her knowledge to give you the best and most effective treatment.
Dr. Julie Kim, B.SC.(HONS), N.D., R.AC.Naturopathic Doctor, Registered AcupuncturistDr. Kim is a graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Life Sciences from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. Dr. Kim has a dual license with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO) and with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO). She is a member of the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors and also the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors.
Being exposed to acupuncture and sometimes bitter tasting but "good for you" herbal teas as a child, Dr. Kim has a great appreciation of the Eastern wisdom of medicine and the healing power of nature. As a Naturopathic Doctor who is also exposed to Western philosophies, she is passionate and committed to educating and guiding her patients to achieve balance, vitality and optimal health. Dr. Kim recognizes our uniqueness and adopts an individualized approach to each client while providing a wide range of natural therapies including:
Eastern and Western Herbal Medicine
Nutritional Therapy and Supplementation
Stress and Lifestyle Counseling
She is dedicated to promoting wellness and preventative medicine in her general family practice and treats people of all ages and conditions including: allergies, acute or chronic pain, arthritis, colic, digestive complaints, IBS, fatigue, headaches, skin conditions (acne, eczema, psoriasis etc), insomnia, compromised immune systems, susceptibility to colds and flu, ear, sinus and throat infections, diabetes, hypertension, thyroid disorders, mental or emotional stress, hyperactivity, ADD/ADHD, hormonal imbalance, prostatitis, bladder and urinary tract infections, PMS, menstrual problems, menopause, infertility, weight management and a host of other health complaints.
Dr. Kim's naturopathic philosophy respects the patient as a whole person where physical, mental and emotional factors are taken into consideration before a comprehensive diagnosis and treatment plan are developed to support the body's natural healing process. She provides highly individualized care and collaborates with each patient to address the root cause of disease in preventing future problems and achieve optimal health - the naturopathic way!
Alan Yanovich, RMTRegistered Massage Therapist5 years of experience.
Hot stone, Thai herbal, Bamboo.
Alicia Camporro, RMTRegistered Massage Therapist17 years of experience.
Myofascial Release and NISA.
Audrey Fendelet, RMTRegistered Massage Therapist20 years of experience.Audrey Fendelet is a Registered Massage Therapist, and advanced craniosacral therapist. She also does Myofascial Release(John Barnes). She has extensive training in CST and also somato emotional release techniques.
Carole Sleep, RMTRegistered Massage Therapist19 years of experience.
Hot Stone Massage, Prenatal Massage, Sports Massage and Trigger Point Therapy.
Linda (Ly-Dai) Chang, RMTRegistered Massage Therapist, Shiatsu Therapist7 years of experience.
Shiatsu Massage, Deep Tissue Therapy, Trigger Points Techniques, Sports Massage, Structural Balance
Certificate, Certified Hot Stone and Aromatherapy Practitioner, Indian Head Massage, and Registered
Gala Babich, RMTRegistered Massage Therapist & Licensed Esthetician11 years of experience.
Medium & Light Pressure Massage, Hot Oil Massage
Irina Soldatkina, RMTRegistered Massage Therapist16 years of experience.
Deep Tissue, Relaxation, Prenatal & Postnatal, Indian Head Massage & Reflexology.
Jeffrey Tin, RMTRegistered Massage Therapist7 years of experience.
Thai Yoga Massage, deep muscle therapy, sports massage, Trigger Point Therapy.
Joanna Shan, RMT, RACRegistered Massage Therapist, Registered Acupuncturist15 years of experience
Acupuncture, Tuina, Cupping, Hot Stone and Reflexology
Lewis Cai, RMT, RAcRegistered Massage Therapist, Registered Acupuncturist5 years of experience
Acupuncture, Tuina, Deep Tissue, Cupping, Hot Stone and Reflexology
Lyn Huang, RMTRegistered Massage Therapist, Certified Acupuncturist9 years of experience.Deep Tissue Massage, Tuina Massage, Hot Stone Massage Lymphatic Drainage and Acupuncture.
Mildred Fan, RMTRegistered Massage Therapist & Licensed Esthetician7 years of experience.
Trigger Point and Acupressure Point Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Prenatal Massage, Hotstone Massage, Meridian Head Massage and Esthetics.
Nguher Adzua, RMTRegistered Massage Therapist8 years of experience.Certified in Structural Reintegration (Myofascial Release Technique).
Oxana Krylova, RMTRegistered Massage Therapist, Shiatsu Therapist, Hydrotherapy12 years of experience.
Zen Shiatsu, Deep Tissue Massage. Trigger Point, Positional, Myofascial Release, Hot Stone Massage, Functional Therapeutic Taping.
Reggie Suing, RMTRegistered Massage Therapist15 years of experience.Swedish Massage, Hydrotherapy, Remedial Exercise, Trigger Point Therapy, Deep Muscle Therapy, Joint Mobilization.
Lumbar and Cervical Myofascial Release, Certified Reflexologist, Hot Stone Therapy, Lomi Lomi Hawaiian Massage.
Sam Jiang, RMTRegistered Massage Therapist6 years experience.
Steve McDonald, RMTRegistered Massage Therapist18 years of experience.
Sports Massage and Deep Tissue
Tammy Didrachnik, RMTRegistered Massage Therapist10 years of experience.Deep Tissue Massage, General Swedish Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, and Remedial Exercise. Experience includes pregnancy massage.
Lomi Lomi - Ancient Hawaiian Bodywork.
Trang Huynh, RMTRegistered Massage Therapist4 years of experience.
Hot Stone, Deep Tissue.
Lori HawsRegistered Kinesiologist
Certified Matrix Repatterning Practitioner25 years experience.Lori has been in the rehabilitation field for over 25 years. She looks at the whole body not just the site of injury. She uses a therapy called Matrix Repatterning. Matrix Repatterning is a very gentle hands on therapy that gets to the root of the problem. Other modalities included in the rehabilitation session may include lymphatic system therapy, manual therapy, exercise therapy and resistance stretching.
Dina BondarenkoColon Hydrotherapist
Nande Christie, CHTColon Hydrotherapist13 years of experience.
Janet FournierPsychotherapyJanet has a degree in Sociology from the University of Toronto and is a practicum student with the Toronto Centre for Psychotherapy and Counselling Education. She is also a member of Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA).
In addition, Janet holds graduate and/or additional certificates in Positive Psychology, Mindful Meditation, Grief Education, Holding Space - Coaching Level, and Therapeutic Harp.
We are located in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada, we are open 7 days a week to provide the care you need, when you need it!
Richmond Hill Natural Therapies
116 Church Street South Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada L4C 1W3