OUR STORY
Enhanced Wellness Studio strives to provide the safest, most effective and efficient research informed care.

Through the highest integrity, standards, values, and ethical discipline, we strive to become the preferred wellness clinic for both patients and practitioners alike.

We strive to give each and every patient the experience that the entire clinic team truly cares and works towards finding customized solutions. The terms “health” and “wellness” are defined based on the individual patient’s own needs, definitions, expectations, values and beliefs.

The clinic expression is based partly on the Scandinavian culture which calls for timeless modern designs and solutions uniquely merged with old traditions of togetherness, inclusivity and homey comfort – all in support of an atmosphere of thriving beyond surviving.

OUR PRACTITIONERS

Angela Gibson

RMT
Massage Therapy

As a Registered Massage Therapist since 2001, Angela continues to find joy and passion in the career she has chosen. She sees massage therapy as a combination of science, skill and art. In her years of treating, Angela has enjoyed so many facets of being an RMT. Her experiences in massage include, but are not limited to: pregnancy massage, baby massage, Esalen deep tissue, and Thai massage.

She has been honoured to work with the People with AIDS Foundation and has also worked in palliative care. Moreover, Angela continues to be the In-House Massage Therapist for Perimeter Institute here in Waterloo. Angela’s journey as a therapist has brought her here to work with such an exciting group of professionals, which includes Dr. Kenneth; a Chiropractor her clients are already familiar and comfortable with.

When Angela is not working, she is busy with family and friends in and around the Waterloo region.

Brittany Trueman

MHSc, RD
Nutrition Counseling

Brittany is a Registered Dietitian with a Masters in Nutrition Communication, and she is passionate about helping people improve their relationship with food.

Growing up, she did not have a great relationship with food. She was a very picky eater and didn’t have any resources available to help her navigate her fears. She learned to interact with food in a new way when she took her first nutrition course in university, and fell in love with the science of food and nutrition.

She believes that the best way to help people improve their relationship with food and adopt sustainable healthy behaviours is to work collaboratively – that means every treatment plan is uniquely tailored to the individual’s needs, utilizing the knowledge that she has gained over the last 10 years.

When she is not working, you can find her curled up with a book, playing the latest video game, or whizzing down mountains on a snowboard.

Dr. Candice Esposito

ND, CFMP
Naturopathic Medicine

Dr. Candice Esposito is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and Functional Medicine Practitioner. She is inspired by her own personal transformation journey. When she couldn’t find answers through conventional medicine, she began to explore naturopathic, functional and lifestyle medicine and it dramatically changed her life.

She understands how crippling poor health can be and the physical, mental, emotional, and financial burden of feeling unwell. Her passion is to empower and guide as many patients as possible to get back their health and live the life they were meant to live. She is a firm believer that the patient is the doctor of the future.

Dr. Esposito has worked with hundreds of patients, delivered many powerful talks, and has also mentored other wellness practitioners.

Dr. Esposito loves spending time with family, most especially her two-year-old daughter, who inspires her every day.

Dr. Kenneth Stelsoe

BSc, DC
Chiropractic Care

Dr. Kenneth is a “new generation” style Doctor of Chiropractic using a wide range of evidence-informed therapies to the benefit of his chiropractic patients. Dr. Kenneth believes the key to optimal patient care and injury recovery is through thorough diagnosis and a comprehensive treatment plan. Not only are his treatment plans based on research and clinical experiences, but more importantly, they are based on patient preferences and individual goals.

Depending on the individual patient’s needs, Dr. Kenneth may recommend additional therapies in the form of naturopathy, massage therapy, nutritional counselling, or mental/emotional counselling. All these therapies we offer in-house. However, if a patient would benefit from therapies we do not have, we gladly refer patients to external specialists in the local community.

Apart from his primary focus to his patients, Dr. Kenneth is the clinic owner with all the administrative and management tasks that come with that. Dr. Kenneth is a member of the faculty of Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College where he teaches assessment and treatment techniques for chiropractic students. In his spare time, Dr. Kenneth teaches group fitness classes and spends time with his partner and son.

Guillermo Rodriguez

BSW, MSW, RSW
Counselling

Guillermo obtained his Masters degree in Social Work from Wilfrid Laurier University and his Bachelors of Social Work degree at the University of Waterloo. He is both a member of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) and the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW).

Guillermo has over six years of experience in working within the health care system focusing on providing mental health treatment for various mental health symptoms and disorders such as anxiety, depression, Substance Use, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Bi-polar, OCD, BPD, and PTSD, . Guillermo is adept in providing individual counselling, family therapy, and group therapy. In addition, Guillermo has been trained in various therapeutic modalities including but not limited to CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy), DBT (Dialectical Behavioural Therapy), ACT (Acceptance & Commitment Therapy), MBCT (Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy) TF-CBT (Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy), and Family Systems Therapy.

Guillermo maintains a very open and kind approach to counselling and welcomes patients to cultivate deep enriching meaningful relationships with the people and experiences around them. Whether you are experiencing mental health distress, undergoing a challenging situation, experiencing chronic pain, or would like to talk about developing new qualities within yourself Guillermo looks forward to being a part of that journey with you.

Janet Noble

MSW, RSW, BEd, AEd, BA SDS/SW
Counselling

Janet Noble is a loss, grief and bereavement counsellor. She obtained her Master of Social Work degree from Wilfrid Laurier University and undergraduate Bachelor degrees in social development studies and social work from University of Waterloo, in addition to Bachelor of Adult Education degree from Brock University. Janet is a member of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) and the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW)

Janet has experience as an individual, family and group therapist that includes the modalities or types of therapy as: cognitive behavioural (CBT), dialectical (DBT), family systems, narrative, strength -based, person- centered, motivational interviewing, mindfulness-based, humanistic, feminist, brief solution focused.

Janet’s specialty is in supporting people during transitions across one’s life journey: suffering a loss, anticipatory grieving, grief and bereavement. It has often been said that loss is about symptoms, or stages. Janet’s belief is that each can experience many losses in their life and the skills that one builds assists the person when the next grief attack or period of loss occurs. Grief is a reaction to any form of loss in one’s life. Mourning the loss of a job, of an interpersonal relationship, or even an ability can be, and is, devastating. Bereavement is a word used to describe a devastating loss, a type of grief, when a loved one dies. Janet’s loss, grief, and bereavement therapy practice includes all types of losses death of loved one, supporting adult children as they mourn their elderly parent being placed in a retirement or long-term care home. Job loss has increased in recent months and it is so important to have a supportive environment in which to identify feelings, emotions, grow and ride the waves of grief. Janet’s stance with each individual, for all of these life losses, is to be caring and compassionate, while uncovering strengths, building self capacities and walking alongside an individual while validating the past and engaging in previously unimaginable hopeful ways while they remember and honour their loss.

Victoria Walker

BSW, MSW, RSW
Counselling

Victoria completed her Master in Social Work degree at the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Social Work degree at the University of Waterloo. She is a member of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW), the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW), and the Association for Contextual Behavioural Science (ACBS).

Victoria has also acquired additional training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), with a heightened focus on individuals who have experienced trauma, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Foundations of Trauma, Emotion-Focused Family Therapy (EFFT), and more. Victoria has experience providing individual and group therapy to children, youth and adults living with anxiety, depression, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), addiction, trauma, as well as other emotional and personal distress and/or personality disorders.

Victoria offers a gentle, safe and respectful environment for her clients. She recognizes the importance of understanding people from a holistic lens and enjoys supporting people on their journey towards the meaningful life they want to be living.

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