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.”

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.