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Our Team

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Our Clinical Team

Dr. Sylvia Santos MBS, ND

Naturopathic Doctor
Clinic Director and Founder
Certifications in OxyGeneo™ Technology, eDermaStamp® and Facial Rejuvenation (Cosmetic) Acupuncture

More about Sylvia

Dr. Sylvia Santos is a Naturopathic Doctor, Clinic Director and Founder of NatCan. Dr. Santos is passionate about health promotion and integrative medicine and has always believed in leading by example to inspire and educate others to live active and healthy lives. Dr. Santos is compassionate, ready to listen and motivated to offer patients the support they need to achieve their health goals.

Dr. Santos has a clinical focus in Reproductive Care, Infertility, Skin Health, Menopause, Premenstrual Tension Syndrome (PMS), Mood Disorders (Anxiety, Depression and more), Thyroid Disorders, Sleep Disorders, Stress Management, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), Digestive Issues, Healthy Weight Loss and Autoimmune Disease. Dr. Santos is also certified in Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture, OxyGeneo™ Facial Treatment and Microneedling by eDermaStamp®. Holistic alternatives to modern cosmetic procedures as mentioned previously, promote a more youthful, rejuvenated and glowing appearance to your skin. Dr. Santos’s clinical background also includes experience working with mental health and addictions at the Queen West Community Health Centre in Toronto.

Dr. Santos is a graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine where she was accepted into the Fertility and Reproductive Health Focus Shift during her Internship at the Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic. During this training she specifically worked in supporting and treating patients with fertility-related concerns. Dr. Santos also graduated with distinction from both the Honours Biomedical Science degree and the Master of Biomedical Sciences degree at the University of Guelph. Dr. Santos is a member of the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors and the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors. In addition to her work at NatCan, you will see that Dr. Santos is also actively involved in educating the public about health and naturopathic medicine through speaking engagements and media appearances. Furthermore, you might run into Dr. Santos out in nature, as she enjoys spending quality time outside, especially with her friends and family.

Dr. Leanna Campoli, ND

Naturopathic Doctor
Certification in Facial Rejuvenation (Cosmetic) Acupuncture

More about Leanna

Leanna graduated with distinction from the University of Guelph, where she received an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Science (HBSc.) with a minor in Nutrition and Nutraceutical Sciences. She continued her education and graduated from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, where she gained a Doctor of Naturopathy Degree (ND). During this time she completed a 12-month clinical internship at the Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic and Brampton Naturopathic Teaching Clinic. Through further education she has received a certificate in TCM Dermatological Acupuncture and Facial Rejuvenation.

She has taken a clinical interest in healthy weight loss and digestion. Other areas of focus include healthy aging while supporting common conditions such as elevated blood pressure and cholesterol, diabetes, back and neck pain, and urinary concerns. As we grow older, it can feel difficult to accomplish everything we want and have to do in a day. Leanna wants to help her patients be the healthiest versions of themselves so they can continue to live the life they desire. She enjoys working with patients who are open to trying new and alternative interventions and who are committed to making a change.

“As a Naturopathic Doctor, I believe you deserve the best possible health outcomes. My objective is to uncover the root cause to your health concerns, and prevent further illness. I strive to provide individualized treatment plans that connect mental, emotional, and physical health while working in conjunction with your current treatments and medications. I want to ensure my patients have the opportunity to express themselves and feel that they have been truly heard. My intent is to empower my patients through education and help them better understand their health. Through collaboration in developing realistic and sustainable treatment plans, I encourage patients to take control of their health, and achieve a better quality of life.”

Leanna’s passions and hobbies include yoga, baking, playing with her two cats Louie and Lily, and traveling the world for pleasure and global health trips.

Dr. Amita Sachdev (RN), ND

Naturopathic Doctor
Cancer Support
IV (Nutrient) and Hormone Therapy

More about Amita

Dr. Amita Sachdev ND brings you and your family 25 years of health care experience.

Dr. Amita Sachdev graduated from The University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in and has worked as a Registered Nurse in hospitals, public health, and the community with acutely ill and chronically ill patients of all ages in a variety of settings, including critical cardiac care, head injury, birth control / planned parenthood counseling, pre & post-surgical support, and emergency/urgent care medicine.

Upon graduating from The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) in 2002, Canada’s only accredited Naturopathic Medical program, Dr. Amita Sachdev ND completed an additional 2 year residency at Canada’s largest naturopathic teaching clinic and continued to serve as a faculty member and advisor at CCNM while in private practice in Toronto and Vaughan, Ontario for over 16 years.

Dr. Amita Sachdev ND has a special interest in supporting patients with cancer and is an active member of the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians (OncANP) attending annual conferences and keeping up with the latest cancer research. Dr. Sachdev ND also holds memberships with the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND), the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND) and the College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO).

Dr. Amita Sachdev ND has additional training and certification in pharmacology and can prescribe bioidentical hormones, including dessicated thyroid, and compounds / administers intravenous infusion vitamin therapy (IVIT).

Dr. Amita Sachdev ND also practices general family health and treats a variety of conditions including women’s health (PCOS, PMS, endometriosis, fibroids, menopause), men’s health (cardiovascular, prostate), pediatrics, and provides palliative care.

Dr. Amita Sachdev ND uses standard diagnostic and laboratory tests to formulate diagnoses and can recommend treatments that complement conventional medical treatments or used effectively on their own, offering patients a unique blend of conventional medical knowledge with traditional healing wisdom to provide a truly integrated approach to healthcare.

Dr. Heather Ciasnocha, DC

Chiropractor
Acupuncture Provider

More about Heather

Dr. Heather Ciasnocha has been on the move since a very young age. From her years as a gymnast and eventual gymnastics coach, Dr. Ciasnocha has always had a fascination with movement, treating injuries and helping people. All of her experiences have helped to guide her down her path into chiropractic and health care. After moving to Nova Scotia, she graduated from Acadia University with a Bachelor of Kinesiology, where she also specialized in athletic therapy and was the on-field therapist for the Varsity Men’s Soccer team. After taking some time off to work as a Kinesiologist in her hometown of Ottawa, Dr. Ciasnocha moved to Toronto to attend Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. While in her final year at CMCC, she also completed her Contemporary Medical Acupuncture licensing through McMaster University.

Dr. Ciasnocha is focused on providing patients with a holistic approach to health and wellness, which is what truly makes the her unique. Her motto is simple – “Motion is lotion. Motion is life.” This motto serves as the pillar for everything that she does and is her primary focus. Using a combination of chiropractic care, acupuncture, movement rehabilitation, and myofascial release techniques, her approach looks at the body as a whole and how motion plays out in everyday life; by not just focusing on one particular area.

When not in the office, you can usually spot Dr. Ciasnocha running with her running group as she is an avid runner. She also enjoys travel, time with her dog and cooking plant-based meals.

Dr. Ciasnocha is passionate about her profession and believes in all aspects of preventative medicine, working closely with all of her patients to ensure an overall sense of relief in life and activities.

Thomas Bibu, PT

Registered Physiotherapist

More about Thomas

Thomas is a well-experienced, dedicated licensed physiotherapist administrating holistic care to a wide range of clients in multidisciplinary clinics and hospital. He is recognized for working with each of his patients to promote, restore and regain health/well-being.

His areas of interest and expertise are neck and low back pain, shoulder injuries, tendinitis of wrist, elbow, knee, foot and ankle. He is also competent in post-surgical rehabilitation, treatment of balance disorders, mental health and sports injuries.

Thomas has a degree in physiotherapy, diploma in geriatric care and numerous certification and additional training in holistic assessment, manual therapy, joint mobilization, soft tissue release, muscle energy techniques, yoga, medical acupuncture and nutrition.

His philosophy is “Life is Movement” hence he is a strong advocate of exercise and sports. He holds membership with various sports organization and enjoys playing soccer, badminton and tennis. His mission is to provide passionate care to help people live happier, healthier and pain free lives.

Alex Yue, RMT

Registered Massage Therapist

More about Alex

Alex Yue is a Toronto-based Registered Massage Therapist. He graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in 2018. In his training, Alex gained valuable experience in treating conditions such as temporomandibular joint dysfunction (also known TMJ) and carpal tunnel syndrome. He also became skilled in massage techniques including trigger point therapy, fascial release, proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitated stretch, etc.

Alex always strives to help others; he was previously a child and youth care worker and carries the same passion into his new career. Using massage therapy, Alex seeks to help his patients to reach their goals and improve their quality of life.

Outside of being a therapist, Alex is no stranger to a variety of artistic expressions, with origami and armor making being some of Alex’s talents.

Always aiming for personal growth and self-awareness, Alex is open to learning from working with others and is always seeking constructive feedback. Alex’s philosophy as a therapist is that the patients' needs are his first priority.

Sheri Robinson, RMT

Registered Massage Therapist

More about Sheri

Sheri is a Woodbridge based Registered Massage Therapist. She graduated from the Institute of Complementary and Alternative Therapies (ICAT) in April of 2018. Her massage specialties are deep tissue, trigger point therapy and perinatal (pregnancy/post pregnancy) massage. She compliments her massage with her Aromatherapy certification and her Reiki Level 3, ensuring that clients care is well rounded and effective.

Silvia Rocca, RHN

Registered Holistic Nutritionist

More about Silvia

Silvia holds a passion to help individuals achieve optimal health through food, nutrition and lifestyle choices. Her role is to take your whole beautiful being into account and remind individuals that vibrant health is in their capable hands.

Nutrition plays a key role in the prevention of Canada’s leading health issues, including cancer, heart disease and diabetes. Silvia educates clients on everyday nutrition strategies for living a healthy life and reducing our risk of disease, based on what we eat and how we live.

Silvia’s areas of specialty include, but are not limited to, inflammation, digestive health, cholesterol management, hypertension, blood sugar management and weight management.

Silvia graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Marketing and Psychology at York University and went on to graduate as a Registered Holistic Nutritionist from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition.

Schedule a complimentary 15 minute consult with Silvia to see how she can help you fast track your health.

Adelie La Viola CNP, LAP, Yoga Instructor

Life Activation Practitioner
Ear Candling Provider

More about Adelie

So who am I?

My name is Adelie La Viola.

I began my journey six years ago. I was in a rough place in my life and I was looking for the light. A way out. I stumbled across the life activation and a parasite cleanse at the same time. By the time I was done with both, I had signed up for an Empower Thyself course and the Institute of Holistic Nutrition. Since then my life has snowballed into positivity and manifestation. I loved the life Activation so much that I received the training I needed in order to because a Life Activation Practitioner myself so that I could help other people like me, come out of their darkness. So that I could help them find their passion and purpose in this world.

Let’s find the you that you were born to be together.

Susie Santos-DaPonte

Certified Reiki (Level 2) Practitioner
Certifications in OxyGeneo™ Technology and eDermaStamp®

More about Susie

Hi! My name is Susie Santos. I began my journey of self healing about 2 years ago. Reiki has allowed me to deal with my physical and emotional pain. Anxiety that had manifested throughout the years that I hadn't learnt to let go of. Reiki can work on different levels. Physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. It helps bring inner peace and harmony. It balances the mind and emotions. Reiki is for everyone!!

Our Administrative Team

Susie Santos-DaPonte

Office Manager