Jacqueline ColelloDr. Jacqueline Colello, ND is a Board licensed Naturopathic Doctor. A graduate of the University of Guelph Bachelor of Science program and the four-year naturopathic program at The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) in Toronto, Dr. Colello has been in practice since 1999.

Dr. Colello is also a board certified practitioner of parenteral therapy and has completed advanced training courses in Intravenous therapy(IV) used for treatment of various health conditions. She is also a certified Wilsons Temperature Syndrome practitioner for Women’s Health.

She is an active member of the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND), the Ontario Association (CAND) of Naturopathic Doctors and the International Society for Orthomolecular Medicine.

Dr. Colello is passionate about Naturopathic Medicine and treats each patient with compassion and empathy. She uses a variety of Naturopathic assessments and therapies tailoring them to each individual’s unique needs. She works with her patients to educate them on how to become an active participant in the management of their own health

Dr. Colello sees patients for hormonal imbalances, chronic pain and inflammation, cancer and immune disorders, food and environmental allergies, thyroid dysfunction, chronic stress and cardiovascular disease.

joanna-sparrowDr. Joanna Sparrow BKin, ND
After receiving her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology from McMaster University in 1999, Joanna continued her studies at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto. She graduated as a naturopathic doctor in 2004 and first began practicing in Vancouver, BC in a multidisciplinary health clinic. After then spending time abroad and the birth of her first son she returned to her native Burlington, ON with her family to live and work. She is registered with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO) and is a member of the OAND, CAND, and Pediatric Association of Naturopathic Physicians (PedANP). Joanna also completed her 200-hour Yoga Teacher Certification, Restorative Yoga Teacher Training, and Kids Yoga Teacher Training. She naturally combines yoga philosophy with naturopathic principles for disease prevention and health promotion. Joanna is passionate about teaching people how they can improve their health using dedicated self-care and naturopathic modalities, and she is continually inspired by her patients’ commitment to change.

Joanna’s special interest is in helping people manage stress and anxiety, which are commonly the root of many conditions including insomnia, hormonal imbalances, and digestive disturbances. Joanna offers specific modalities for stress and anxiety management including mindfulness exercises, lifestyle counselling, clinical nutrition, restorative yoga and acupuncture, and guided breath work.

Away from her practice, Joanna shares yoga and mindfulness with school-aged children. She also keeps up with her 2 active sons, husband, and puppy. Along with homework, hockey, and soccer, she enjoys yoga, drinking tea, creative pursuits, hiking in the woods, reading (mostly fiction) and downhill skiing.
“I am very grateful to be a part of the NEX Wellness team and to be helping people develop stress resilience by supporting their own innate and unique ways of bringing calm and relaxation into their daily lives.”

Dr. Maryellen Tedeschi, ND
Dr. Maryellen Tedeschi is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor with a mission to help you live life at your healthiest. As a Naturopathic Doctor, she believes in an individualized, comprehensive approach to health care and offers a variety of evidence-based and naturally-focused treatments to help her patients meet their health goals.

Dr. Maryellen is a graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto. She received her Honours Bachelor of Science degree from McMaster University in Hamilton. During her time at naturopathic medical school, she completed 1,200 hours of clinical training in a 12-month internship at the Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic and the Sherbourne Health Centre. Dr. Maryellen enjoys working with children, and was selected for the Pediatric Health Focus Shift during her internship. There she gained additional experience in managing a variety of pediatric health concerns including eczema, ear infections, sleep troubles and digestive issues. Dr. Maryellen believes that it is never too early or too late to start implementing health-promoting strategies that will benefit the entire family.

In addition to pediatric care, Dr. Maryellen has also has a special interest in women’s health, hormones, and weight management. Dr. Maryellen also has additional training in Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture, and enjoys combining this technique with the fundamentals of diet, lifestyle, and stress management to help her patient’s look and feel their best.

Dr. Maryellen Tedeschi is an active member in good standing with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO). She is also a member of the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND), the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND), and Pediatric Association of Naturopathic Physicians (PedANP).

Restorative Acupuncture

Joanna has combined her knowledge of restorative yoga with acupuncture to create a treatment geared towards stress relief and relaxation. During the treatment you will be supported with yoga bolsters, blocks, and blankets in a comfortable supine position. (see photo) Then, Joanna will insert acupuncture needles based on your individual needs and constitution. Finally, Joanna will lead you through a mindfulness exercise to create an even deeper sense of relaxation and calm. This session is typically 40 minutes.