Having worked in medical clinic environments for over 12 years, Marta knows a thing or two about running a successful clinic that provides top-notch care, is patient-focused, welcoming and open. In 2007, Marta graduated from a private program in Medical Office Administration and went on to work at one of the largest rehabilitation companies in the GTA. Her career subsequently took her to many healthcare providers and clinics, allowing her to acquire hands-on experience in all aspects of clinic management and, most importantly, to help countless patients to live their best lives. Marta knows everything about the medical industry and applies her boundless knowledge and the passion of helping people every day at Holistic Medical Clinic.
Ulyana Polovka, RSSW
Counsellor and Registered Social Service Worker
Ulyana is registered with Ontario Social Service Worker Association (OSSWA) and Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW). She completed her studies at Humber College and is certified on CBT Intensive Training for Social Workers by OASW Learning Centre. Ulyana strives to support those in need, and the passion to help is what made her decide to become an RSSW. She has a wide variety of professional experience at non-profit organizations. Ulyana has worked in the past as a settlement worker providing referrals, conducting a needs assessment, advocating on the client’s behalf and crisis counselling. It triggered her to feel like more can be done for people, like providing individual and family counselling, help in dealing with social anxiety, help people explore personal difficulties/confusion and finding appropriate solutions. At Holistic Medical Clinic, Ulyana provides counselling, crisis intervention services and referrals to patients of all walks of life. The vision and values that Holistic Medical Clinic is carrying on is definitely something that aligns with her believes.
Alina is our superhero operations manager who keeps Holistic Medical Clinic running, organized and always welcoming to our diverse patient base. She holds a Master’s degree in Economics and Management and has 13 years of experience working in the financial field and customer service. She loves seeing our patients leave the clinic happy, more relaxed and pain-free. Her hobbies include event planning and Latin dancing.
Eric Chan, RMT
Therapeutic Massage, Acupuncture, Cupping
Eric is a certified Registered Massage Therapist with CMTO and a Registered Acupuncturist with CTCMPAO. He studied massage therapy, acupuncture, and traditional Chinese medicine both in Canada and China, taking after his father and grandfather. Originally from Hong Kong, Eric provides massage therapy, acupuncture and cupping therapy to patients at Holistic Medical Clinic. His hobbies include swimming, jogging, water sports and, of course, massage!
Jun Yang, RMT
Jun Yang is a licensed massage therapist originally from China where, growing up, he learned many holistic ways and approaches to health and wellbeing from his parents, traditional Chinese medicine practitioners. Besides massage therapy, Jun is also practiced in cupping and Tuina, but at Holistic Medical Clinic he treats patients exclusively as an RMT. In his spare time, Jun enjoys reading, classical music, and sports.
Natalia is a certified Osteopath registered with the Canadian Association of Osteopaths (CAO). She provides integrated manual therapy and osteopathy treatments to the patients of Holistic Medical Clinic. Helping people while getting to the root of the problem with every patient she treats is her guiding principle. Originally from Ukraine, Natalia enjoys singing, meeting new people and travelling in her spare time.
Zhifeng Zhang, R. TCM& R.Ac
Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine
Dr. Zhang is a licensed Acupuncture practitioner who also specializes in Acupressure, Cupping, and Herbs prescription. Originally from China, where he extensively studied Traditional Chinese Medicine, he now practices at Holistic Medical Clinic in Toronto. His main goal is to help his patients to overcome discomfort, alleviate pain and improve well-being through his many holistic practices. In his spare time, Dr. Zhang enjoys cooking, reading, and listening to music.
Dr. Andrew Ting, D.C.
Andrew Ting, D.C., specializes in chiropractic treatments and adjustments, soft tissue therapy and custom orthotics fitting at Holistic Medical Clinic. He holds an Honours Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto and is certified in chiropractic care by Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. Dr. Andrew also has knowledge of acupuncture which he applies to recommend integrated therapies for his patients. His main goal as a holistic practitioner is to help patients lead better, more active lives pain-free. In his spare time, Dr. Ting enjoys nature walks and an occasional video game.
Dr. Souna Arami, D.C.
Dr. Souna obtained her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in Toronto and is an evidence-based health practitioner. She uses a variety of techniques in her treatment which include chiropractic adjustments, soft tissue therapy, exercise prescription and acupuncture. She acknowledges that every individual is unique, and treatment should be tailored to the specific needs and goals of each patient. Dr. Souna feels that what makes Holistic Medical Clinic great is the passionate health care providers that work well together to help patients achieve optimal health!
Dr. Siarhei Cheshyk, D.O.M.P
Osteopathic Manual Practitioner
Dr. Siarhei Cheshyk, D.O.M.P is a member of the Canadian Association of Osteopaths (CAO), the World Federation of Natural Medicine Associations (WFNMA), the World’s Global Trauma and Orthopedic Association (AOTrauma), and the International Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology (SICOT). As an Osteopath, Dr. Cheshyk provides conservative treatments for a broad range of conditions, including acute and chronic pain, back and neck injuries, work and sport injuries, ligament and muscle sprains, deformations of the back, joints and feet. He also provides rehabilitation to post-operative patients with heavy injuries of the vertebral column and extremities. In his spare time, he enjoys active rest, cycling and riding a motorcycle.
Veronika Zhmurko, MD (UA), PhD, Hom
Veronika Zhmurko is a Registered Homeopath with the College of Homeopaths of Ontario (CHO). She also holds a medical degree from National Medical University in Ukraine, a PhD from the National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education in Ukraine and has a degree in Homeopathy from the International Academy of Classical Homeopathy in Greece. Veronika loves gardening, various forms of physical activity (skiing, yoga, dance), and is constantly learning and improving her professional skills and knowledge.
Nadiya Stadnytska, RHN
Registered Holistic Nutritionist
Nadiya Stadnytska is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist providing nutritional counselling to Holistic Medical Clinic patients. Born in Ukraine, she moved to Canada in 1996 and has called it home ever since. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from York University and a Natural Nutrition Diploma from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition. Inspired by her personal health journey, Nadiya pursued a career in holistic nutrition to develop optimal healing strategies for clients using a holistic approach to the human body. Nadiya is fluent in English, Ukrainian, Russian and Polish. In her spare time, she enjoys dancing, travelling and, of course, preparing healthy meals!
Tatjana is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) and a certified Transpersonal Psychotherapist. She holds a Master’s Degree in Psychology. Originally from Belgrade, Serbia, Tatjana has worked with refugee children and families traumatized by war, losses and existential angst. At Holistic Medical Clinic, her aim is to help her patients discover more meaningful, fulfilling and joyful existences both on an individual and a collective level. Tatjana loves art, outdoor activities, and cooking. She also practices Zen meditation.
Arkadiy is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO). He holds a Master’s degree in counselling psychology obtained in Moscow. Since then, Arkadiy has been developing the skills and further exploring cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), experiential and somatic approaches. He focuses on providing counselling and therapy to children, adults and couples with anxiety, critical life situations, trauma and self-realization. At Holistic Medical Clinic, he is excited about having a chance to help people hear and understand themselves and to find new meanings. Arkadiy’s interests include history, art and philosophy – psychotherapy being an intersection of all of them.
Dragica Visnjevac Fink, Ph. D., C. Psych.
Dr. Dragica Visnjevac Fink is a member of the College of Psychologists of Ontario and a member of Ontario Psychological Association specializing in the assessment and treatment of trauma-related symptoms with cognitive behavioral therapy, prolonged exposure therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, and gestalt therapy. Over the last 14 years, Dragica has acquired vast expertise in mood and anxiety disorders, adjustment and other stress-related disorders, psychotic disorders, culturally sensitive approaches in working with diverse adult populations, and assessments and treatment in the area of Forensic/Correctional Psychology. In her free time, she enjoys reading, swimming, socializing, painting and spending time with her children.
Marie Sergiyivna Schoppen
Registered Psychotherapist, Registered Holistic Nutritionist
Marie Schoppen is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and a Psychotherapist providing psychotherapy and nutritional counselling to Holistic Medical Clinic patients. Born in Ukraine, Marie studied history, philosophy, and German before transitioning into psychology. She attended the University of Toronto (BA), Yorkville University (MA), Canadian School of Natural Nutrition (RHN) and Ajaraya Yoga Academy (RYT). Marie Schoppen enjoys bringing together the mind and the body, helping individuals develop an uninterrupted sense of self. Marie has personally benefitted from the incredible impact of a support network on one’s well-being, mentally and beyond. She is grateful to have the opportunity to provide care for others in need. Marie Schoppen studied history, philosophy, and German before transitioning into psychology. She adores David Bowie and Latin music; she is a huge fan of apricot cornettos and oat milk cappuccinos.