Dr. Gabrielle Steinberg

Dr. Gabrielle Steinberg

Acupuncture, Chinese Medicine, Nutrition, Craniosacral Therapy, Massage - Offers direct billing to Pacific Blue Cross

Specialties:
Injury and pain recovery
Chronic pain issues
Pregnancy and postpartum
Infertility and gynecological imbalances
Digestive and GI tract issues
Pediatrics (babies to teenagers)
Allergies
Anxiety and stress management.

Dr. Gabrielle Steinberg has been working in health and wellness since 1998. Inspired to support people in their innate capacities to heal, she has studied a wide range of therapies in order to provide very comprehensive, holistic and supportive treatments.

Dr. Steinberg opened Harmony Wellness in 2007 with the vision of bringing together practitioners of different types in one place to provide clients with high levels of integrated health care.

She is a Doctor of Chinese medicine, Registered Acupuncturist, Holistic Nutritionist and Craniosacral Therapist. In order to provide her clients with expertise in manual therapies she has also studied and been certified in Shiatsu acupressure massage and reflexology, and has taken courses in deep tissue and fascial work as well as other forms of massage.

To complement the treatments, and always keeping in mind a person’s lifestyle, personal needs and constitution, food and lifestyle advice is given in an approachable and easily integrated way.

Gabrielle enjoys working with people of all ages with the goal of enhancing their performance in daily life - whether it be in sports settings or day to day activities.

Services aussi offerts en Francais.

Einaz Farahmand R.Ac

Einaz Farahmand R.Ac

Registered Acupuncturist
-Offers direct billing with all insurers

Specialties:
Injury and pain recovery
Chronic pain issues
IVF
Pregnancy and postpartum
Infertility and gynecological imbalances Digestive and GI tract
Addiction
Mental Health
Preventative Health/wellness
Cosmetics and Dermatology
Cosmetic Acupuncture Rejuvenation
Certified Acupoint Injection Practitioner
Trigger Point Injection / Acupuncture Mesotherapy
Myofascial pain management

Einaz Farahmand R.Ac, has completed her extensive Doctor of Chinese Medicine at ICTMV, and is currently registered as an Acupuncturist with the CTCMA, the Chinese Medicine Regulatory Body in BC. She has over 11 years of experience in Skin Care and Cosmetics, and is currently a Cosmetic Acupuncture Rejuvenation Practitioner.

To expand her knowledge and expertise, she has also recently been certified as an Acupoint Injection Practitioner by The society of Acupoint injection therapy focusing on Trigger Point Injection, Mesotherapy and myofascial pain management.

She believes that the benefits of Chinese Medicine are key towards optimal health, by creating balance through addressing the body as a whole, and focusing on the root source of any health concern or illness rather than through the conventional symptom management treatments.

If you are looking for an experienced, passionate and well-versed Registered Acupuncturist Einaz is someone you can trust.

Jeff Gabert

Jeff Gabert

Registered Massage Therapist
- Offers Direct Billing to Pacific Blue Cross, Great West Life, Manulife, Sun Life and others

Specialties:
Chronic pain and fatigue
Patients dealing with arthritis
Sports massage
Injury rehabilitation

Jeff Gabert is a graduate of the inaugural massage therapy program at Langara College. Throughout the program he was fortunate to work with diverse populations and benefited from the knowledge shared by fantastic teachers and fellow RMT’s.

Jeff has a special interest in treating chronic pain and fatigue, particularly those dealing with arthritis. He regularly leads talks and workshops for the Arthritis Society dealing with coping skills and tips for pain management.

Another area of interest for Jeff is sports massage and injury rehabilitation. Jeff seeks to aid the body in its natural healing process and help clients implement a home-care program that will facilitate their recovery. By employing a variety of massage techniques including: Swedish, deep tissue, myofascial release, joint mobilizations and muscle energy; Jeff creates a unique and client centred massage treatment.

Outside of massage, Jeff enjoys cycling the seawall, weight training, playing music and a weekly trivia night. “I look forward to meeting you and working together.”

Gillian Andersen

Gillian Andersen

Registered Massage Therapist - Offers direct billing to Pacific Blue Cross

Specialties:
Swedish, deep tissue
Myofascial release
Trigger point therapy
Joint mobilization
Stretching and therapeutic exercise

Gillian Andersen, RMT graduated from the 3000 hour Registered Massage Therapy Program at The West Coast College of Massage Therapy in 2007. She uses a variety of therapeutic massage techniques, including: Swedish, deep tissue, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, joint mobilizations, as well as stretching and therapeutic exercise. She also enjoys doing pregnancy massage (both pre and post-natal) and has completed continuing education in this area.

Gillian is passionate about massage and she is committed to working with her clients to help them achieve a pain-free, balanced and healthy life. She tailors her treatments, using specific techniques to suit each individual client’s needs and understands the importance of addressing the root of the pain and dysfunction rather than just treating the symptoms alone. She is inspired by a strong desire to make a difference in the quality of her clients’ lives through increasing mobility and providing an overall sense of relaxation and well-being.

Outside the treatment room, Gillian is passionate about spending time outdoors with her two kids, camping, kayaking, hiking, and downhill skiing.

Edysha Ee

Edysha Ee

Registered Massage Therapist, Registered Yoga Teacher, Intuitive Healer - Offers direct billing to Pacific Blue Cross

Specialties:
Tigger Point Release
Myofacial release
Craniosacral
Pre and Post Natal Massage
Deep Mind~Body Relaxation
Somatic Releasing

Edysha, RMT has a deep understanding and skill for assessing, releasing and unwinding the human form. Her intuitive style, which focuses on the breath, assists clients with the letting go process of what has been stored/stagnant and invites clients to become more present with themselves and within their bodies. She has cultivated her understanding and skill from 10 years of experience in working with a diverse clientele basis as well as by being deeply on her own path of healing on the physical, emotional and energetic levels.

Her path to wellness has been deeply impacted by her devoted practices of Vijnana yoga and meditation, as well as an ever developing relationship to inner truth and authentic living.

http://www.listeningwithin.ca/

Edysha offers traditional RMT sessions, Intuitive Healing sessions, or a combination of the two.

Edysha also offers Vijnana Yoga classes and private sessions. Vijnana means practicing from inside. This practice embodies seven principles:

Relaxed body, Quiet mind, Focusing through intent, Connecting, Rooting, Breathing & Expanding.

Through this holistic form of yoga, Edysha offers a safe container, where clients can begin understanding how to unwind and release their bodies, for deeper connection, profound levels of relaxation, rejuvenation, and refined nourishment.

Dawn Leonard

Dawn Leonard

Registered Massage Therapist - Offers direct billing to Pacific Blue Cross

Specialties:
Breast Health
Breast Massage
Lymphatic Drainage
Myofascial Release
Pregnancy Massage
Posture Improvement

Dawn is a graduate of West Coast College of Massage Therapy with over 20 years experience as a registered massage therapist, a dancer for over 30 years, a lifelong student learning different aspects of healing for the body, and most recently a breast health specialist. Her passion is helping people thrive.

Dawn is an instructor at Langara College in the Registered Massage Therapy Program. Her desire to teach began while completing her Provincial Instructor Diploma at Vancouver Community College.

Dawn’s unique style of treatment comes from many years of studying Ayurvedic Yoga Massage, Thai Massage, Lymphatic Drainage and many styles of Fascial treatment. Fascia surrounds every aspect of our body and this is the system she focus’s on. Her treatments address the entire body, while undoing old injuries and poor posture to help your body find a new place of freedom.

Dawn’s most recent passion “Breast Health” began about 5 years ago with a desire to teach healthy women how to stay healthy this has now evolved into working with women with breast cancer, specializing in post surgical breast massage and instructing. Breast massage is a vital tool in women’s overall health and Dawn has vowed to bring this education to the general public as well as the massage therapy profession.

Jamie Litowski

Jamie Litowski

Registered Massage Therapist
- Offers Direct Billing for Pacific Blue Cross Clients

Specialties:
Postural support & correction
Myofascial release techniques
Osteopathic techniques
Joint mobilizations
Trigger point therapy
Acute or chronic pain
Full body relaxation
Stress reduction
Rehabilitation

Jamie graduated in May 2014 from the OVCMT 3000 hour Registered Massage Therapy program in the Okanagan Valley, and is registered with the College of Massage Therapy of BC.

Jamie has experience in her practice with a wide scope of conditions and clients from newborns to geriatrics. With a background in Science & Nutrition at UBC, she is naturally drawn to health, wellness, anatomy & physiology. While actively engaged in an evolving practice within the multi-dimensions of therapy, she is continuously researching and incorporating various types of complementary & alternative medicine.

She has studied Myofascial Strain Release, Osteopathic Techniques, and Visceral Manipulation in her continued education. Through personalized treatments, Jamie addresses each client’s unique needs, pain tolerance, nervous system & areas of focus. Her treatment style is specific, mobilizing soft tissue, joints & fascia, with a goal of creating balance in the body. This process of therapy is followed by demonstrating remedial exercise, structuring a treatment plan, and recommending hydrotherapy for continued benefits following the treatment.

She works on all conditions and states of discomfort including flare ups, chronic pain, prenatal, post natal, rehabilitation, relaxation, sports massage, postural, addresses gait, and biomechanical strain from activities of daily living. Her goal is for her clients to leave with an improvement to their area of concern, and an overall feeling of calm & vitality.

Jamie can usually be found walking and cycling in the city, hiking and paddling in nature, or travelling and embracing a new culture.

She is looking forward to meeting and working with you at Harmony Wellness Centre.’

Chelsea Schille

Chelsea Schille

Registered Massage Therapist
- Offers Direct Billing for Pacific Blue Cross Clients

Specialties:
Mindful movement therapy
The Trager Approach
Stress management
Migraine and tension headaches
Nerve compression syndromes
Carpal tunnel
Sciatica
Chronic pain
Back pain
Pregnancy massage
Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Sports Injuries
Post surgery care

Chelsea started her career as a Registered Massage Therapist in 2012. Her fascination with the healing power of touch and the mind-body connection inspire her work as an RMT. Chelsea employs her Massage therapy education as well as her training in mindful movement therapy and pain science to support her patients with a variety of health concerns.

Her treatments generally combine passive movement, gentle techniques and specific applied pressure and movement to bring balance to the body. Chelsea aims to understand the root of your health concern and tailors a treatment plan including; massage therapy, home-care exercises and lifestyle suggestions to support your healing process. Current research in pain science, neuroscience and mindfulness inform her practice.

What is mindful movement therapy?
Chelsea offers a form of mindful movement therapy informed by her study of The Trager Approach. Through passive and active movement, shimmering and jostling of limbs, and inviting sensations of ease, comfort and lengthening, new possibilities of freedom and relaxation are communicated to the body to facilitate change at the level of the nervous system. For more information about The Trager Approach visit: www.trager.ca

Continuing Education:
2018: Work as a Teachers’ Assistant and Clinic Instructor at VCC, Lecture: Understanding Pain: From Biology to Clinical Care;
2017: Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training Level One;
2016: The Trager Approach Level Two, Work as a Teachers’ Assistant and Clinic Instructor at VCC;
2015 and Prior: The Trager Approach Level One, RMTBC Pain Management Conference, Pain and Nociception Research Course

Laara Chodura

Laara Chodura

Registered Massage Therapist
- Offers Direct Billing for Pacific Blue Cross Clients

Specialties:
Swedish massage
Repetitive strain injuries
Pain management
Systemic deep tissue therapy
Connective tissue/myofascial release
Relaxation and stress management

Laara graduated in 1992 from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in Vancouver and has been registered with the College of Massage Therapists of BC since then.
For ten years, she was a member of the Integrative Naturopathic Medical Centre team where she was an RMT providing health care for Ballet BC.

The whole body is interconnected and Laara uses several massage techniques leveraging a mind-body connection of healing and healthy living. Laara has taken many personal development seminars at The Haven, a centre for transformative learning on Gabriola Island and has incorporated some of their somatic approaches into her massage treatments.

"Laara speaks with her hands" and looks forward to serving you at Harmony Wellness Centre.

Marieke Leliveld

Marieke Leliveld

Quantum-Touch Enery Healing & Animal Communication

Specialties:
Quantum-Touch energy healing for people and animals
Emotional stability
Trauma release (physical, emotional, spiritual)
Chronic pain
Skeletal alignments (inc.occipital ridge, hips)
Frozen shoulders, bone spurs, TMJ and more
Optimizing energy (Chi, Prana) in organs, glands, and more
Chakra cleansing and activations
Support of geriatric animals

Marieke Leliveld is a Quantum-Touch practitioner, Dutch Certified Animal Health Technician, and Animal Communicator. Utilizing her intuitive energy healing abilities, she is able to read, connect, and see through the language of energy using this to help improve the well-being of people,
animals and plants.
Marieke offers a combination of energy healing and animal communication services, with a focus on the soul connection we have with our animals and how we can support each others healing and purpose in life.
To learn more about Marieke Leliveld visit her website: www.consciousquantum.com

Jennifer Mcleish-Lewis

Jennifer Mcleish-Lewis

Certified Deep Tissue Massage Practitioner

Specialties:
-relaxation
-deep tissue
-swedish
-combo of Thai and deep tissue on a table
-traditional Thai massage on a mat on the floor
-private yoga (yin, restorative, yoga Nidra, alignment based haha, vinyasa)

Jennifer McLeish-Lewis is a certified Traditional Thai Yoga Massage practitioner as well as a certified Deep Tissue massage practitioner. She is a professional contemporary dancer with over thirty years of dance training, which has given her an energetic sensitivity and a deeply felt sense of the body. Intention, attention and grace are qualities she hopes to cultivate in all her body-based creative practices. Her bodywork is strong, deep and relaxing.

Fabio Bocchetti

Fabio Bocchetti

Osteopathic Practitioner

Specialties:
- arthritis
- foot, ankle, hip, and knee pain
- back pain, neck pain, and sciatica
-hand, shoulder, and elbow pain
-headaches
-tennis and golfer’s elbow
-postural problems due to pregnancy, sports injury, driving or work strain, or digestive issues
-neuralgia

Fabio is a physiotherapist, trained in Brazil, with a 5 year specialization in osteopathic medicine. Fabio obtained his Osteopathic Practitioner registration and uses his training and experience to to identify the causes of many physical conditions and to restore the balance of the different tissues of the body. He has resided in Vancouver since 2016.

Fabio believes that the body has a remarkable ability to heal itself, and the role of any practitioner is simply to give it the tools to achieve it. The founder of Osteopathy, Andrew T. Still, once said "Find it, fix it, and leave it alone."

In his hometown of Rio de Janeiro, Fabio gained a lot of experience treating people from different age groups from kids to the elderly, and both professional and amateur athletes. He treats a vast array of complaints, not only restricted to sprains or muscle spasm, but also digestive issues, insomnia, and some types of headaches.

Services available in Portuguese. (Servicos tambem disponiveis em portugues.)