Dr. Sylvia Fermanian, BSc, DC
Dr. Sylvia Fermanian has been practicing family chiropractic in Toronto for more than 20 years. Her goal is to provide a practice where her passion for chiropractic encourages her patients to live healthier lives.
Dr. Sylvia uses several techniques but always paying attention to the needs of each individual patient. She incorporates the Diversified technique for the spine and the extremities, drop piece assisted manual therapy, soft tissue techniques, and physical therapy modalities. She is certified to use the Webster technique through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association which is a specific chiropractic analysis and adjustment that is helpful during pregnancy. Dr. Sylvia’s experience with children and her gentle touch has always encouraged many of her patients to bring in their infants and children for safe and effective chiropractic care.
Dr. Barbara Weiss, BBA, ND
Dr. Barbara Weiss has over nine years of practice as a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and twelve years as a Certified Bowen Therapist. Barbara’s approach is individualized to the patient and utilizes a functional medicine approach, meaning she looks for underlying causes of illness using a systems oriented approach. Instead of treating the “disease”, she treats the person and looks to understand the role of genetics, lifestyle and environmental factors and how they contribute to long-term health. Physical examinations and laboratory testing are a regular part of the diagnostic tools used to assess function. She uses a variety of therapies such as dietary recommendations, nutrients, herbal medicine, lifestyle changes, acupuncture, homeopathy and Bowen therapy to restore function. Barbara has completed additional certificate training in Environmental Medicine with Dr. Walter Crinnion ND, Botanical Medicine, Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture and Mindfulness Based Meditation. She currently serves as Chair of The Board of Governors for the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine.
Barbara holds her Naturopathic Medical license in Ontario and is a member of the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND) and The Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND).
Jacalyn (Jackie) Coulter, BA, RMT
Jackie Coulter trained at 3HO Foundation for the Healing Arts and has over 20 years of experience treating a variety of musculoskeletal conditions. She offers pregnancy and postnatal massage therapy and employs numerous massage therapy techniques including: deep tissue massage, N.I.S.A (related to Rolfing and Active Release), Swedish massage, relaxation massage, and Reflexology and Craniosacral Therapy.
Laura McCormic, RMTRMT
Laura McCormick is an experienced Registered Massage Therapist who is fully committed to helping and supporting her clients in achieving their goals toward optimal health and balance. Laura graduated from Sutherland-Chan School and Teaching Clinic in 2003 and continues to expand her training in massage techniques, psychotherapy, energy work, and spirituality.
Laura's special interests include therapeutically reducing the effects of emotional stress on the body, assisting her clients in reconnecting with themselves in a holistic way (mind, body, spirit), and alleviating chronic pain. Laura has specialized experience working with individuals who are living with the effects of central nervous system conditions such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, and spinal cord injuries. She is intuitive in her treatment approach and believes clear communication is an essential component of an effective therapeutic relationship with her clients.
Lara RodinDSHM, FCHM, RNCP/ROHP
Lara Rodin is a Holistic Nutritionist and a Certified Biotherapeutic Drainage Practitioner. She has built her practice on helping people regain optimal health since 2004. Lara began her career as a holistic nutritionist, helping people achieve better health through their dietary choices after graduating with First-Class Honours in Applied Holistic Nutrition (RNCP/ROHP).
In 2009, Lara graduated from the Canadian College of Homeopathic Medicine (CCNM) and began incorporating homeopathy into her practice (DSHM). Homeopathy is a unique system of medicine and a wonderful compliment to nutrition, as homeopathy can address specific concerns while proper nutrition serves as the foundation of health. In 2017, she completed the post-graduate program at CCHM in Homeopathy and Clinical Mastery (FSHM).
Lara has also completed additional training in Biotherapeutic Drainage (BTD). BTD is a system using homeopathics, supplements and plant-based remedies designed to support the emunctories (the organs that clear out toxins) to allow the body to gently detoxify and assist in its return to optimal function.
Lara now combines all three modalities in her practice; to address her client’s concerns and assist them on their path to wellness.