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naturopathic medicine

Naturopathic doctors address the fundamental causes of disease, addressing the whole person creating individualized treatment plans, and teach the principles of healthy living and preventive medicine for optimum health.

Note: Services are not covered under OHIP however most extended  Health Benefits Plans do offer coverage - please check with your Plan Administrator today. Blood Lab requisitions and additional testing options are also priced accordingly.

Dr. Kelly McGuire B.ScH, C.N.P, ND  |  Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine

" I strongly believe in cultivating a healthy and happy patient through nutrition and lifestyle choices rooted in the principles of Naturopathic medicine, using drugs as an adjunct when absolutely necessary."

​​Intravenous (IV) Infusion Therapy Certified • Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture & Anti-Aging 

• Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy • Holistic Family Medicine & Fertility • Fat Loss & Functional Lifestyle Medicine • Sports Nutrition • Food Sensitivity Testing • Acupuncture & Injury Treatment

• B12 Injections


Newborns, children, adolescents, middle age and senior patients all present with unique concerns and Dr. McGuire prides herself on providing meticulous care for each and every one of those life-stages. She is passionate about educating and empowering others to take charge of their health. Some of her most active areas of practice include men’s and women’s hormone health, fat loss, sports medicine, digestive wellness with food allergy testing (pediatric and adult), and anti-aging functional medicine.

Dr. McGuire is a licensed and registered Naturopathic Doctor in Ontario with 9 years of post-graduate studies including a biology degree with honours, an extra year on holistic nutrition studies (including sound macronutrient diet science) and 4 years of rigorous Naturopathic Medical training. She has successfully completed the College of Naturopathic Doctors Pharmacology course and Prescribing exam which is an important consideration when choosing a natural health care professional that is recognized to prescribe. An awarded graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine for her outstanding patient care and clinical performance, she has additional certifications in Intravenous Vitamin Infusion Therapy and in Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture. 

 

Dr. McGuire's Hours

TUESDAY    9:30 am – 5:00 pm

WEDNESDAY   Consults 9:30 am – 1:00pm and 5 - 6:30pm

WEDNESDAY (Group IVs) reserved 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

THURSDAY  9:30 am - 5:00 pm

chiropractic

Chiropractic is a non-invasive hands-on approach for the treatment and prevention of nervous system and joint related disorders. Chiropractic is one of the largest professions of primary care in Ontario to almost 2.7 million patients of all ages; from infants to seniors. Active release technique may also be incorporated to address soft tissue system/ movement-based issues and treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves.

Dr. Cynthia van Hellemond  DC  |  Chiropractor

Active Release Technique  Family Chiropractic Care  Custom Orthotics

​​Please be advised that Dr. Cynthia is currently on maternity leave. Dr. Kelly Schoonderwoerd will be in the office as her locum beginning September 23rd. 

 

Dr. Cynthia van Hellemond graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2005. She did her undergraduate studies in Kinesiology at the University of Calgary. In 2006 she began working as a chiropractor in Orangeville, Ontario. Dr. van Hellemond is a certified full- body Active Release Techniques (ART) provider.

Dr. van Hellemond is an avid runner who has completed numerous half and full marathons. She has also completed Ironman USA 2008, half Ironman Mont Tremblant 2013, and the Transrockies multi-day point to point trail run.

Ongoing Care and Maintenance - Guidelines as per the College of Chiropractors of Ontario 

Custom Made Orthotics! Foot Pain is Not Normal...

Many of our patients have been asking about help with their foot pain. Now Dr. Cynthia is pleased to be able to offer Custom made Orthotics. It is a integrative extension to our other

in-house services to help you obtain and maintain optimum health. We comply with Custom Orthotic guidelines that Insurance companies today are enforcing.

Check with your Insurance provider to determine eligibility and whether a prescription is necessary from a foot specialist or doctor prior to your appointment.

 

Dr. van Hellemond played numerous sports growing up and began using Chiropractic care from a very young age. Currently she treats many recreational athletes, families and children. She is married to Dan and together they have three active children, Samantha, Andrew and Charlotte.

Dr. van Hellemond's Hours

MONDAY 9am-1pm | WEDNESDAY   9:00 am – 7:00 pm | FRIDAY   7:00 am – 1:00 pm

Note: Chiropractic and Custom made Orthotic services are covered under most extended health care plans. Check with your provider today.

massage therapy

Massage Therapy has a therapeutic effect on the body and optimizes health and well-being by acting on the muscular, nervous and circulatory systems. Physical function can be developed, maintained and improved; and physical dysfunction and pain and the effects of stress can be relieved or prevented through the use of Massage Therapy.

Robbi Price RMT  |  Registered Massage Therapist

• Deep Tissue Massage • Swedish Massage • Myofascial Release 

• Postural Adaptations • Acute & Athletic Injuries • Relaxation & Stress Relief 

• Pregnancy Massage

​​Robbi believes that Massage Therapy can play an important role in the lives of most individuals, whether their goals are rehabilitation, injury prevention, stress management, postural retraining or improving overall health and well-being. Her objective is to provide the highest quality care to each client by customizing a treatment and homecare plan to suit their individual needs.

Robbi has a strong academic background and diverse clinical experience. Since she began practicing in 2006, she has treated Olympic-level athletes, patients in palliative care, and those suffering from repetitive strain injuries, postural adaptations and chronic pain syndromes.

Robbi's Hours

MONDAY    12:00 pm – 7:00 pm   |   TUESDAY      9:00 am – 1:00 pm

WEDNESDAY    11:00 am – 7:00 pm  | THURSDAY    10:30 am – 2:00 pm

FRIDAY    9:30 am – 5:00 pm   |   SATURDAY by appointment

Note: Registered Massage Therapy is covered under most extended health care plans.

Check with your provider today.

Christina DiRosa, RMT, B.A. (hons)  |  Registered Massage Therapist

Deep Tissue Massage  Swedish Massage  Myofascial Release 

Relaxation & Stress Relief Pregnancy Massage

Christina has been a client of Registered Massage Therapy for many years.  Through personal experience she realized the many benefits Massage Therapy could offer and decided to pursue her education as an RMT.  Christina graduated from Georgian College with a diploma in Massage Therapy in 2010, and started her practice in 2011. 

 

Christina has experience working with diverse populations including: infants and pregnancy, seniors, paraplegia, athletes, scar tissue and burns.  Christina strives to work with her clients to achieve the best possible results through treatments using various techniques.  She aims to help her clients maintain and/or return to their normal activities. 

 

Christina's Hours

 

TUESDAY    9am - 6:30 pm

WEDNESDAY 1:00pm-5:00pm

Some Saturdays by arrangement

Note: Registered Massage Therapy is covered under most extended health care plans.

Check with your provider today.

COUNSELLING

Shanna-Kay Stephens, MSW, RSW
Counsellor and Family Support Worker

Clients seek counselling for a variety of reasons. Having over 6 years of individual and family counselling experience, Shanna-Kay effectively motivates, understands and relates with people of all socio-economic backgrounds, races, abilities, and cultures. With a heart for the home and family, she encourages individuals and families to seek counselling for self-care and overall psychological and emotional well-being.  She also has experience supporting and counselling individuals with parenting and relationship challenges, family and marital conflict, workplace stress, mental health such as depression and anxiety, developmental disabilities, grief and loss, self-esteem issues, and other psycho-social issues.

 

Given the everyday busyness of life, it is important to slow down and take time for you and matters close to your heart. Individuals and families are encouraged to seek counselling for self-care and overall psychological and emotional well-being because the journey starts with you.

Shanna-Kay completed a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology and Philosophy at the University of Toronto in 2005.  She went on to complete a Masters of Social Work degree at York University in 2010. She is a Registered Social Worker in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers. After becoming a wife and mother, Shanna-Kay started her own business with her husband in tutoring and counselling in Brampton.  Most recently, she has joined our team and looks forward to supporting our clients in their pursuit of health and wholeness.

Life has changed for everyone.  One thing that hasn't changed is my unwavering commitment to your pursuit of health and wholeness. 

To support you and your family during this unprecedented time, I now provide telephone and video counselling services.

Shanna-Kay's Hours:

Monday 7:30-11:30am, 5-7pm Wednesday 7:30-11:30am

Saturdays 8:30am-2:30pm

                               Michelle Witte, Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP(Q), ACT  

 

 

 

 

I am a qualifying psychotherapist for the past 3 years who is trained in cognitive behavioral therapy. I use this mode to help people challenge their negative thoughts, become mindful of how those thoughts influence their emotions and cause them to engage in unhealthy behaviors. I have experience working supporting clients and couples with issues surrounding: anxiety, depression, ADHD, communication issues and issues with self love and self compassion. I am currently working as a family worker with the Canadian Mental Health Association in Orangeville as well as my private practice.

Michelle's Hours:

Monday 6:00-8:00pm, Tuesday 6:00-8:00pm 

Saturdays 10am-1:00pm

Office and Administration

Katrina White | Office Manager

Katrina is the Office Manager at Pursuit Health. She ensures the smooth daily operation of the clinic and can assist you with any enquiries. She’s passionate about holistic health, nutrition and wellness.

Contact: 

wellness@pursuithealthorangeville.com

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