Meet our Practioners

 

Dharm Sidhu, Naturopath

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Dr Dharm was born and raised in Malaysia and moved to Vancouver in 1991. She did her undergraduate studies in UBC in biopsychology and graduated as Naturopathic Doctor at Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine in 2010. She has a passion for identifying the emotional cause of disease in order to truly address the source, and treats them accordingly with herbs, homeopathy, acupuncture, spinal manipulation, neuro therapy and counselling. She treats various health conditions such as auto immune conditions, digestive disorders, respiratory conditions, chronic pain, fibromyalgia, anxiety, depression, ADHD and PTSD.

 

Grace Kim, Massage Therapist

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Grace was born in Toronto and grew up in Vancouver. She completed her RMT diploma in 2010 from West Coast College of Massage Therapy. She is also trained in Visceral Therapy and Systemic Deep Tissue Therapy(Trademark). Grace combines various techniques with her intuition to address the cause of pain and injuries in her patients to bring about swift resolution to their conditions.

Grace is passionate about board sports, hockey, and spending time by the ocean.


 

Emma James, Clinical Counsellor

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Emma James grew up in Vancouver and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of British Columbia.  She is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) and Art Therapist, graduating from Adler University with a Masters in Counselling Psychology and Art Therapy (MCP:AT) in 2016.  Emma worked at Inspire Health for 3 years, working with people diagnosed with Cancer. She uses EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy, Expressive and Fine Art Therapy, and The Way of the Heart™ Integrations to help transform trauma and experiences of shame, fear, and defense through self-forgiveness.

 

Brittany Segliman, Osteopathic Student (5th Year)

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Brittany was born and raised in Vancouver, BC. In 2012, she graduated from UBC with a degree in Kinesiology but was Inspired to learn more. Therefore she began studying Osteopathy at the Canadian School of Osteopathy in Vancouver; she is currently in her 5th and final year of studies. Offering a holistic approach to healing the human body, Brittany aims to find and treat the root cause of your symptoms through a variety of techniques including cranio-sacral, fascial release, muscle energy and other gentle osteopathic techniques.

 

Julie Shillabeer, Registered Acupuncturist

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After years of migraines and back pain due to a car accident, Julie tried acupuncture and her life was changed. She had tried many forms of pain relief before, however the chronic pain throughout her body was unable to be resolved by any other method than Acupuncture. This profound and lasting change inspired Julie to dedicate her studies to Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

The only Gold-standard Masters Trained Cosmetic Acupuncture Specialist in Canada, Julie graduated with Honors from the Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine program in 2005 – with extensive knowledge in Western Medical training.

Always a high achiever, Julie completed her 7 year training in 4.5 years. Following her clinical practice in China, Julie trained with the prestigious Steiner Academy in London and worked with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, becoming one of their top five Acupuncturists internationally. Due to the high volume and variety of clients in this environment, her knowledge in internal medicine is vast. Julie also has 10 years assisting teaching with Mary Elizabeth Wakefield – the leading Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture expert in the world. Julie is the only teacher in Canada certified to teach practitioners this exclusive modality. She also continues to assist Wakefield throughout North America with all 5 levels of Facial Soundscapes courses. Though her continuing education, she has trained in sports medicine and Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS).

Whether you are a seasoned acupuncture patient or keen to experience it for the first time, you are placing your health and your beauty in the best hands with Julie.