Joanne SchreiberDesignation: RMT
Joanne Schreiber is a member of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario and a licensed Registered Massage Therapist under the Ontario Regulated Health Professions Act. Joanne ventured to the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy, obtained her diploma in 2001 and never looked back. With a natural interest in the human body and all it’s intricate functions, she continues to refine her knowledge with keeping up to date on new practices and studies within the industry.
Joanne leads a healthy and active lifestyle and has articulated the importance of this to her four children. As such, her children are her most frequent clients, while experiencing injuries of various sorts from soccer, basketball, jiu-jitsu, volleyball, track and field and many other sports. Joanne, as well as her children, husband and family dog, have quickly discovered the importance of massage therapy. It is with the help of Joanne’s healing touch that her family has recovered from sports and stress related injuries; ranging from soothing the nervous system, decreasing muscle spasms, reducing pain and muscle tension and much more.
Through Joanne’s journey as an R.M.T, she has discovered that various individuals experience and express everyday stressors in a different manner. Therefore she is focused on a client-centred approach and ensures she builds and fosters a lasting relationship with her clients. Joanne also focuses on educating her clients’ as she believes it is always better to be proactive than reactive. She is a firm believer in the saying, “your health is your greatest wealth,” and endeavours to educate, foster and lead a healthy lifestyle and articulate this to her family and clients.
Ismail AbdelkaderDesignation: Physiotherapist
The Centre for Therapeutic Massage is pleased to welcome Ismail to our clinic team!
Mark RowsellDesignation: RMT
We are very pleased to announce the newest member to the Centre for Therapeutic Massage. Mark Roswell joined our team on May 16, 2016. Mark brings 20 years of holistic wellness to CTM. Beyond Mark’s Massage Therapy Certification, he is trained in Thai Massage, Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Practicing and teaching Kung-Fu Kickboxing helps Mark build his physical fitness, balances his mental state and keeps him emotionally grounded. Feel free to come by and meet CTM’s newest therapist.
Dr. Gayamali KarunaratnaDesignation: B.Sc. (Hons.), M.Ed., ND, Doula
Dr. Gayamali is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and primary healthcare provider in Ontario. She practices complimentary and alternative medicine, integrating conventional medical diagnostics with natural therapies. After obtaining her undergraduate degree in Integrative Biology and Philosophy at the University of Toronto, she decided to pursue a Masters in Education at the University of Windsor, inspired by her prior experience working with children with Autism. Upon completing her masters, her interest in holistic health and preventative medicine led her to complete a four year medical program at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Gayamali’s clinical interests include but are not limited to, women’s health and dermatology. She also treats a wide range of chronic lifestyle diseases including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hormonal imbalances, and mental/emotional disorders. She uses her skills in educating individuals to transfer knowledge and empower them to lead healthier and happier lives. Dr. Gayamali is also a certified Doula, providing both physical and emotional support to mothers and their families, before, during, and after the birthing process. Dr. Gayamali is an active member of the Board of Directors of Drugless Therapy.
Jen SamoilioukDesignation: B.Sc. , Reiki Practitioner, Shamanic Practitioner
Jen is a passionate Life and Wellness Coach, Intuitive and Shamanic Practitioner. Jen’s healing practice is holistic – utilizing a synthesis of Ancient and Modern modalities that she has been studying and integrating for over 10 years to help individuals improve their quality of life so that they can align with their Purpose and create the life they truly want. She has a Bachelor Degree of Science from the University of Toronto in Neuroscience and Psychology and has studied Core Shamanism at the Foundation for Shamanic Studies. Jen is a Certified Reiki Practitioner in the Usui Healing System.
Jen works deeply with the Spiritual root of illness and trauma – at the Soul and energetic levels – to remove intrusive blockages/energies and help shift the individual into a more coherent vibration restoring personal power, well-being and harmony. This type of healing is particularly helpful for repeated negative experiences, Post Traumatic Syndrome (PTSD), chronic conditions, physical, emotional and sexual abuse, accidents, loss, long term depression and grief. She supports her clients with deep compassion and insight so that they can integrate the changes they experience into a lifestyle that is healthy, loving and congruent with their authentic self. As well, Jen provides long distance healing and energy clearing for the home, office, land or other places.
Aftab ShaikhDesignation: RMT
Aftab humbly brings almost 19 years of global professional Massage therapy experience to our Clinic. Approximately fifty thousand (50,000) people took massages for various health conditions from him and got help and relief.
Through Aftab’s professional Massage people have shown remarkable relief from Chronic Back Pain, Shoulder Pain, Neck Pain, Migraine & Tension Headaches, Arthritis related conditions, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sciatica, Fibromyalgia, Carpal Tunnel syndrome, Thoracic Outlet syndrome, Nerve weaknesses & nerve pain, Bell’s Palsy, Frozen shoulder, Knee related problems, Stroke, Nerve impingements & Paralysis, Accident & related problems like whip lash.
Aftab has attended seminars on Sport injuries like Formula one racing at Bahrain and has helped several sport athletes maintain optimum health.
Aftab believes in Holistic approach towards maintaining optimum health conditions.
While at the professional Massage therapy school Aftab has studied Nutrition and other health related subjects too.
He has attended several workshops, seminars and courses on health under Harvard university and various places in the world. He is educated, trained and skilled in Professional Massage Therapy Modalities; Thai massage, Myofasial massage, Pregnancy massage, Hot stone massage, Head massage, Lymph drainage massage, Ayurveda massage and Hydrotherapy. Aftab’s area of research and interest is Mental health ( anxiety, insomnia, depression) and Auto immune problems ( Rheumatoid arthritis, Multiple sclerosis, SLE etc ). He keeps helping people thru his Massage therapy practice.
Aftab is also a fully qualified Veterinary doctor and has also studied Ayurveda medicine for 2 years in India. He has practiced Vet medicine for a decade but presently is concentrating totally on his Massage therapy profession. He travels to various countries to help people and learn various Massage therapy techniques. Please feel free to book appointments with him. Keep smiling
Centre For Therapeutic Massage 905.237.7500 10120 Yonge St., Unit #3 Richmond Hill, ON L4C 1T8