Naturopathic Doctors

Dr. Betty Rozendaal Dr. Betty Rozendaal BES, MA, R.Ac, ND, (Clinic Director) is a Naturopathic Doctor and Registered Acupuncturist,  dedicated to guiding you on your path to optimal health and wellness. She treats a wide variety of health conditions and offers services for every age, from pediatrics to geriatrics.

Dr. Rozendaal has a strong interest in environmental medicine and an in-depth knowledge of the effects that common environmental contaminants and toxins have on our health. She routinely treats women's health concerns including hormonal balance, fertility, menopause, thyroid health, and healthy menstrual cycles; men's issues including prostate concerns, erectile dysfunction, infertility; children's health including acute or chronic infections, eczema, behavioral issues and food and environmental allergies; digestive disorders in people of all ages, and seniors concerns, including chronic and acute pain, insomnia, cardiovascular disease, cancer and healthy aging. As well, she offers specific corporate group and individual programs for smoking cessation, nutritional counseling, weight management and detoxification.

Dr. Rozendaal's passion for Naturopathic Medicine and environmental issues goes back more than 20 years from the time she graduated with her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Environmental Studies from the University of Waterloo. Prior to graduating from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, she worked for over 15 years in the environmental and energy industries, where she developed and directed environmental programs in the natural gas, electricity, nuclear, and wind energy sectors. Dr. Rozendaal has travelled extensively and has had the opportunity to work in Indonesia, where she developed an environmental research center and trained local staff in water quality issues. She also has had the opportunity to speak at numerous environmental conferences in Canada and in Europe and participate in several international climate change and sustainable development meetings. This extensive experience has given her in-depth knowledge into the effects that environmental contaminants have on our health and the role they play in many diseases.

Dr. Rozendaal is a certified Wilson's Temperature Syndrome Physician and will work with you to optimize body temperature and thyroid function through nutrition, herbal medicine and/or  dessicated  thryoid prescriptions. She is also certified in advanced injection therapies such as Intravenous Therapy, mesotherapy and biopuncture, and offers specialized treatments such as Bio-identical hormone prescriptions,   infertility acupuncture, cosmetic acupuncture and facial rejuvenation. As part of her clinical training, Dr. Rozendaal trained on the Oncology shift at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and interned at Sherbourne Health Centre and Anishnawbe Health Toronto, working with patients to help improve their quality of life, decrease the side effects of their medications and help keep their immune systems in balance.

Her values include an integrative approach to health, through preventative medicine, acute and chronic care and individualized treatment. As a primary care doctor, she believes it is her duty to spend adequate time with each patient and to listen, educate and tailor each visit according to your needs, encouraging you to take an active role in your health. She is happy to work with your other health care practitioners to provide you with the most well rounded, best care possible.

In addition to naturopathic medicine and the environment, Dr. Rozendaal has a passion for fitness and sports medicine. She is an avid skier, mountain climber, hiker, and kayaker and is a certified PADI scuba instructor. She is a member of the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors, the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors, The Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians and is registered with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO) and the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO).

Ask for your free 15 minute consultation

To book an appointment with Dr. Betty Rozendaal please call (905) 707-2001 or email info@thornhillnaturopathic.ca.

 

  Dr. Valeria Blumenkranz MD (Argentina) ND (Canada)
Open up spaces in your mind, body and soul by breathing, moving and living with awareness” Dr. Valeria Blumenkranz

Dr. Valeria Blumenkranz is a dedicated Naturopathic Doctor, who has a passion for teaching people about health, and helping them find their own tools to sustain it. Her practice is rooted in the philosophy of treating the whole person, rather than just treating the illness.

Dr. Blumenkranz works hard to understand and uncover the deeper meaning and issues behind her patient's health concerns by finding the patterns that lead to their health problems. She integrates different modalities to treat and care for the mind, body and soul and establishes personal connections with her patients by guiding them through the pursuit of optimal health, wellness and recovery. In her practice, she integrates Naturopathic modalities such as Nutrition, Acupuncture, Homeopathy, Hydrotherapy, Manipulation, Counselling and Body-Mind techniques like Yoga, Eutonia, Guided Meditation and Relaxation, all supported by Evidence Based Medicine.

Dr. Blumenkranz graduated as a Medical Doctor from the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina, and completed her residency in Family Medicine at the Hospital Frances in Buenos Aires. She practised medicine for more than 10 years and was an active teacher of Family Medicine at the pre and postgraduate levels in the Department of Family Medicine at Hospital Frances. Her deep passion to understand the human condition led to her training in Systemic Psychology for Family Doctors, Medical Anthropology and integrated group studies of philosophy.

Dr. Blumenkranz moved to Canada from Argentina with her husband and decided to take time to raise her young family. She first became a yoga teacher in the Kripalu tradition, and most recently has been pursuing her dream of integrating her Family Medicine background with her Naturopathic Medicine training into a family oriented practice.

To book an appointment or a free 15 minute consultation  with Dr. Valeria Blumenkranz  please call (905) 707-2001 or email info@thornhillnaturopathic.ca

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Integrative Practitioners

Registered  Homeopath
                                               
 Veronika Zhmurko MD (Europe), HD, PhD (Clinical Immunology) Classical Homeopath. For over two decades Veronika Zhmurko has been using her substantial skills in homeopathic medicine to successfully treat people of all ages.

Veronika has a traditional European medical education. As such, she underwent medical training equivalent to North American medical doctors, as well as additional courses and training in preventative medicine (e.g. hygiene, nutrition), nature-based treatments (including herbology, hydrotherapy), and homeopathy. She studied homeopathy with such masters as Dr. Tatiana Popova (Popov School of Homeopathy, Ukraine), George Vithoulkas (International Academy of Homeopathy, Greece), Dr. Andre Saine and Dr. Joe Kellerstein (Canadian Academy of Homeopathy) as well as Dr. Jose Isaac (India).

After graduation from medical school, Veronika worked in the Ukraine as a family Doctor and general practitioner for 10 years. In 2000, she completed her PhD in clinical immunology and in 2001 was awarded the position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Post Graduate Studies at the Kiev Medical Academy.

Over the course of her medical career, Veronika has authored 14 scientific papers in the field of immunology, allergology and internal medicine.
Since moving to Canada in 2002, Veronika’s career and studies have been predominantly focused on homeopathy. Veronika currently practices homeopathy and teaches at Canadian College of Homeopathic Medicine.


To book an appointment  with Veronika Zhmurko,  please call (905) 707-2001 or email info@thornhillnaturopathic.ca


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Registered Massage Therapists



Angelina Lourier,  RMT,  
Angelina is a graduate of the Royal Canadian College of Massage Therapy.
Massage Therapy as an excellent way to decrease stress levels and to feel better and more in tune with one self, be it through a Relaxation or Deep Tissue massage.

Angelina believes that the mind and body connection is crucial to sustaining a balanced lifestyle. Her approach is geared towards individual client needs with a focus on health and wellbeing. 

Angelina pursued a career in Massage Therapy as a continuation of her interest in Hatha yoga, which she has taught for several years. She  is always advancing as a Therapist and continues to take courses to diversify her treatments.



Reiki Therapists

Alyssa Zobary Alyssa Zobary (Usui Reiki Master) has been a Reiki practitioner since 1998 and is a member of the Canadian Reiki Association. She is also practices Transformational Energy Healing and has had her certification in Biodynamic Massage and Psychotherapy Counseling since 1990. These important healing disciplines have enabled Alyssa to work with people challenged by a variety of different illnesses and maladies, both physical and mental.

Often times, our life struggles lead to overwhelming stress, anxiety, eating disorders, depression, anger, poor self-esteem, or exhaustion. Yet, despite our every effort to restore our good health, we often create destructive or traumatic patterns that keep repeating themselves. We are thrown off our life journey and feel lost to the path of health, peace and joy. By incorporating a synergy of healing disciplines and modalities, Alyssa's individual treatments are capable of treating fears, stress, depression, phobias and traumas, enabling the body to release energy blockages while making the unconscious conscious.

Whether you are looking for deep relaxation and balance, or to address a chronic condition, Alyssa brings an intuitive, gentle approach to her Reiki and Energy Healing work which manifests itself in creating a spiritual balance which is your path to health, wisdom and peace, and finding the missing link to your individual healing puzzle.

Alyssa works with children, adolescents, and adults. Her therapeutic techniques are simple, natural and safe.

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Office Staff



Marina Muccillo , Office Manager 

Marina provides all of our patients excellent customer service and ensures that their needs are taken care of. She has over 7 years of expereince working in  Integrative health care settings.  She is professional, efficient, and friendly to all she meets. Assisting physicians and responding to clients' request with a positive attitude is what she does best.

 









Hours and Location
 
Monday: 9am - 4pm
Tuesday: 10am - 8pm
Wednesday: 8am - 3pm
Thursday: 10am - 8pm
Friday: 9am - 3pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed


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Contact Us

Clinic: 905-707-2001
Toll-Free: 1(855) DrBetty
or 1(855) 372-3889
Email: info@thornhillnaturopathic.ca

Betty Rozendaal BES, MA, ND
Thornhill Naturopathic
Health Clinic
12A Centre Street
Thornhill, ON
L4J 1E9