Living Well Integrative Health Center

2176 Windsor Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. (902) 406-1500

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Practitioners

 

altDr. Maria Patriquin MD, CCFP

Maria is a family physician, owner and founder of the Living Well Integrative Health Center.

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Katrina Crowson 

altKatrina teaches group yoga classes and private/one-one-one Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY) here at Living Well. She is the 1st TCTSY Facilitator in Atlantic CanadaTCTSY is Hatha Yoga with an emphasis on a body-based experience. It is an empirically validated, adjunct to therapy for those who are experiencing treatment resistant traumatic stress. 

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Joanne Morrison

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Joanne  graduated with honours from The Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy, Halifax. She originally hails from South Yorkshire, England, but has lived in Canada since 2006. In her former career she was a nurse, specializing in the care of critically ill children. Joanne believes that massage therapy offers health benefits to all regardless of their age or physical condition. She prides herself on a holistic, individualized approach to treatment when assisting clients to reach their personal health goals, utilizing techniques such as hydrotherapy, myofascial release, deep tissue therapy, lymphatic drainage, sports massage, Swedish massage, effective patient education and home care. Joanne enjoys treating all conditions and ages, from infancy to the elderly. She is particularly interested in the care of sports injuries, pregnant and postpartum ladies and children from infancy to teenagers.Email contact: jomorrisonrmt@gmail.com

 

 

Dr. Lorraine Lazier

Dr. Lazier is a child and adolescent psychiatrist who uses a collaborative, holistic approach while working with other professionals to optimize treatment outcomes. Dr. Lazier accepts referrals for children from 5-15yrs of age. Dr. Lorraine Lazier, BSc, MD, FRCPC is an Associate at the Cedar Centre. She has a keen interest in expanding her knowledge to better understand the effects of such things as early trauma and neglect on the developing brain. She has been a CFA Maritimer since the mid- eighties with a passion for community involvement including theatre and music combined with physical fitness activities such as kayaking, boxing and more

 

Leila Shaw

altLeila holds a BA from Dalhousie University, a diploma from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy (registered with MTANS), and in 2016 graduated with a BSc in Applied Human Nutrition from Mount Saint Vincent University and is registered with the Nova Scotia Dietetics Association. She practices as a Massage Therapist and Nutritionist.

Says Leila, Four valuable queries shape our health: what we put into our body (food, and other), what we do with the body (fitness, and other), our quality of sleep, and our state of happiness. Information from these form a framework to guide choices to maintain or re-establish health.  More about Leila Shaw

 

 Erin MontgomeryDr Shauna Archibald MD, CCFP

Shauna Marie Archibald is a family physician and collaborates with Dr. Patriquin though shared care of obstetrical patients.

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   alt Robin Stamm

Robin Stamm completed her Master of Physical Therapy at the University of Saskatchewan. Thereafter, she received certification in Structural Integration through Tom Myers' Kinesis Myofascial Integration (KMI) school in Maine

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Lesley MacGregor 

 

altLesley MacGregor is a Family/All Ages Nurse Practitioner who has been providing care to her patients across Ontario and Alberta for the past 18 years. Recently relocated to Halifax, Lesley’s professional areas of interest include multidisciplinary collaborative health care delivery models, program development and evaluation and care of the Frail Elderly. More about Lesley MacGregor

 

 

Ian Shepard

 

Originally from Dartmouth, NS, Ian graduated from the University Of South Australia in 2004 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and from Dalhousie University with a Bachelor of Science. He recently moved back to the Maritimes to raise his family after spending the past ten years working in private practice in Vancouver, BC.  While there, he was able to develop his love of teaching, assisting with the manual therapy component of the physiotherapy program at the University of British Columbia.  Over his career, he has pursued numerous additional courses both conventional and innovative that guide his practice. Most recently was vestibular rehabilitation and concussion management. Ian has also been certified to practice acupuncture by the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute.  He has taken multiple manual therapy courses, including the Mulligan concept, Kinesio taping, minimal lever osteopathy techniques, and pain sciences with David Butler.  This combination of both manual techniques and a deep understanding of chronic pain management help him guide his patients on their road to recovery.   Ian's philosophy is to use the latest evidence based techniques while at the same time empowering clients through knowledge and support with the goal of self management and health promotion. He enjoys treating all conditions at any age, and has a strong interest in osteoarthritis, vestibular rehabilitation, concussion management, and sports injuries. More about Ian Shepard

 

 

Also at Living Well:

Molly DeShong Certified Counseling Therapist 

Community Health Teams NSHA Collaborative programming "Food is Medicine" program co-led with Dr. Maria Patriquin MD CCFP