All of our practitioners are working, and all therapies are available.

The clinic address is 1776 Danforth Avenue - when you arrive for your appointment please press the intercom screen to the left of the main door and pull the door open when you hear the door release. Have a seat and someone will greet you as soon as they are able. A screening questionnaire regarding symptoms and risk factors associated with COVID-19 will be sent to you via email 2hrs before your appointment. You are required to wear a mask for your appointment, and will be asked to wash your hands/sanitize upon entering the clinic. We ask that you remove your shoes in the main reception. There are clinic crocs or socks you can use, or please bring your own socks or indoor shoes if you would like instead.

We’re looking forward to seeing you soon!!

Chiropractic

Danforth East Wellness provides exceptional chiropractic care, primarily diversified, that combines traditional techniques with soft tissue work. We believe in tailoring treatments specifically for each individual, according to their comfort. We create treatments that are collaborative between patient and doctor, that encompass seeing the patient as a whole. We also offer additional services... Read More

Danforth East Wellness provides exceptional chiropractic care, primarily diversified, that combines traditional techniques with soft tissue work. We believe in tailoring treatments specifically for each individual, according to their comfort. We create treatments that are collaborative between patient and doctor, that encompass seeing the patient as a whole.

We also offer additional services to support the care and progress of our patients. At our disposal we have orthotics, electrotherapy, exercise and stretching recommendations, pre/post maternal care and newborn care. We look forward to hearing how we can participate in your health and wellness!


Registered Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy is the hands-on manipulation of soft tissue to help ease muscle and joint pain, increase circulation, as well as promote a general sense of well-being. A typical massage treatment will involve a health history intake, assessment and treatment. Massage Therapists are regulated health care professionals governed by the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. Massage Therapy c... Read More

Massage Therapy is the hands-on manipulation of soft tissue to help ease muscle and joint pain, increase circulation, as well as promote a general sense of well-being. A typical massage treatment will involve a health history intake, assessment and treatment. Massage Therapists are regulated health care professionals governed by the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario.

Massage Therapy can treat a wide variety of conditions including back, neck, and shoulder pain, headaches, injuries such as sprains and strains, sports-related or repetitive strain issues like tendinitis, pregnancy, and lymphedema. Relaxation is also a key factor in optimum health and should not be overlooked.


Chiropractic Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a wonderful treatment option for a variety of conditions including, but not limited to, headaches, neck and back pain, sciatic pain, osteoarthritis, and sports injuries (strains, sprains, tears).

Acupuncture treatments can be provided on their own, as well as in conjunction with the chiropractic care we offer!


Craniosacral Therapy

Craniosacral therapy (CST) is a gentle, hands-on approach that releases tensions deep in the body to relieve pain and dysfunction while encompassing whole-body health and performance. Using a soft touch, practitioners release restrictions in the soft tissues and the dural tube that surround the central nervous system, in turn restoring the natural flow of cerebrospinal fluid. CST is particularl... Read More

Craniosacral therapy (CST) is a gentle, hands-on approach that releases tensions deep in the body to relieve pain and dysfunction while encompassing whole-body health and performance. Using a soft touch, practitioners release restrictions in the soft tissues and the dural tube that surround the central nervous system, in turn restoring the natural flow of cerebrospinal fluid. CST is particularly effective with a wide range of medical conditions such as concussion, low immunity, high stress, neurological conditions, frozen shoulder, TMJ syndrome, migraines, and, skeletal misalignment such as scoliosis and slip and falls. Pediatric practice includes treatment for flat head syndrome, breastfeeding issues, birth trauma, torticollis, colic, and, tongue ties. Treatment for all patients is done fully clothed and lasts for one hour.


Counselling / Psychology / Mental Health

Psychotherapy is primarily a talk-based therapy and is intended to help people improve and maintain their mental health and well-being. The therapist and client enter into a psychotherapeutic relationship where both work together to bring about positive change in the client’s thinking, feeling, behaviour, and social functioning. Individuals usually seek psychotherapy when they have thoughts, fe... Read More

Psychotherapy is primarily a talk-based therapy and is intended to help people improve and maintain their mental health and well-being. The therapist and client enter into a psychotherapeutic relationship where both work together to bring about positive change in the client’s thinking, feeling, behaviour, and social functioning. Individuals usually seek psychotherapy when they have thoughts, feelings, moods and behaviours that are adversely affecting their day-to-day lives, relationships and the ability to enjoy life.

At Danforth East Wellness, we have a therapist-in-training, Kate Hilton, who works under supervision with individuals and couples. Kate works in a variety of modalities, primarily in the experiential and humanistic streams of psychotherapy. These include Relational Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, and Emotionally Focused Therapy.

Dr. Katarina Bulat (she/her) graduated from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2000 Cum Laude and Clinic Honours, and is a recipient of the Sommacal/Hoskins award. She opened Danforth East Wellness in 2004 after working at another chiropractic clinic in the neighbourhood. She is passionate about being a contributor to the health and care of individuals and families. Because of Dr. Bulat’s history of musicianship, she also enjoys helping musicians improve their performance quality, and play or perform with greater ease.

When she is able, as she is a parent to two young ones, Dr. Bulat is an avid amateur curler, cross-country and alpine skier, and loves swimming and camping. She also enjoys classical music performances and singing in choirs.

Dr. Katarina Bulat (she/her) graduated from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2000 Cum La... Read More

Ann Ching (she/her) is passionate about being a Registered Massage Therapist and finds immense joy in the healing and relief that her massage treatments bring to her clients. She is a graduate of Sutherland-Chan, and incorporates her intuition, knowledge, and practical experience with diverse client groups into her work. Her experience as an educator, and her enthusiasm for learning about the human body and helping people led to her career as an RMT.

As an active individual, Ann enjoys playing multiple sports, being outdoors, travelling and is always searching for the next adventure. Don’t be surprised if you see her paddle boarding out on Balmy Beach this winter!

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Dr. Nicole (she/her) has a strong medical background with a Bachelor of Science Honours and Masters in Biomedical Science from the University of Guelph in addition to her Doctor of Naturopathy from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. During her education, Dr. Nicole was highly involved in improving student well-being and success, as an Executive and President of the Naturopathic Students’ Association, and received the Naturopathic Honour Award from her fellow graduates. Her internship involved a focus in complex chronic illnesses on the Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue shift, and community health through placements at the Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic and Anishnawbe Health Toronto. She is fully licenced and in good standing with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario and is a member of both the Ontario and Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND & CAND).

As a lover of nature and believer that our health is intertwined with our environment, she emphasizes the importance of a sustainable lifestyle in her patients’ health and in our community. She believes that naturopathic medicine is about teaching you how to listen to and understand your body while supporting your body through its healing. She helps individuals optimize digestive, hormone, brain, and immune health while finding clarity in complex health paradigms.

In her personal time, Dr. Nicole enjoys spending time with her pets (3 cats & 2 dogs), reading a good book, or exploring nature. She has been active and adventurous her whole life, engaging in travel and sports whenever possible. She also loves coffee, chocolate, and live music.

Dr. Nicole (she/her) has a strong medical background with a Bachelor of Science Honours and Maste... Read More

Dr. Anita Gill (she/her) graduated from New York Chiropractic College in 2006 Cum Laude and is excited to be returning to Danforth East Wellness, where she began her career, after spending five years living in The Big Apple. As a mother to three active girls and a 100lb puppy, Dr. Anita is well aware of the important role that chiropractic care plays in living each day mobile and pain free. She incorporates nutritional counselling and physical exercises to help patients achieve their health goals, while working within their comfort levels. When she is not at work, she enjoys working out, spending quality time with her family and friends, and of course good food! Dr. Anita is looking forward to being a key part in your journey to good health and well being!

Dr. Anita Gill (she/her) graduated from New York Chiropractic College in 2006 Cum Laude and is ex... Read More

Kate Hilton (she/her) is a psychotherapist-in-training at the Toronto Centre for Psychotherapy and Counselling Education. She works with all kinds of individuals and couples using a variety of modalities, but her basic approach is relational. She spent two years at the Gestalt Institute of Toronto and is also certified in Narrative Therapy and trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT).

Kate enjoys working with individuals and couples confronting transitions in their relationships, careers, and identities. Life transitions can trigger profound emotional reactions such as bereavement, anger, anxiety, and depression. With the right support, life transitions can also be empowering and transformative.

In the other parts of her life, Kate is a published novelist, a mother of three, a dog enthusiast, an avid reader, and a yoga practitioner.

Kate Hilton (she/her) is a psychotherapist-in-training at the Toronto Centre for Psychotherapy an... Read More

Renee Long’s (she/her) passion for craniosacral therapy grew from her love for her son after the sudden appearance of his epilepsy during early childhood. Her concern for her child set in motion her commitment to learn craniosacral therapy from Robert Harris and Alix McLaughlin, co-founders of The Cranial Therapy Centre. Her journey led her to become a craniosacral therapist. With her extensive experience, her practice includes treating newborns, toddlers and adults. She additionally uses the modalities of Reiki and fascial release to enhance her practice.

Through her early professional ballet training at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School, Renee has an attuned familiarity with body movement, which allows her to discover the source of pain or dysfunction, wherever it may present in the body. She graduated with a Masters of Fine Art from Concordia University and integrates the creative aspect of her artist’s mindset with craniosacral therapy.

Renee decided to become a Registered Massage Therapist in 2014 to allow her to expand her knowledge base on behalf of her clients. In addition, this RMT designation allows insurance coverage for craniosacral therapy.

Renee enjoys taking photographs, writing poetry, and riding her electric scooter where she can have fun and feel inspired!

Renee Long’s (she/her) passion for craniosacral therapy grew from her love for her son after the ... Read More

Dr. Elisa Petricca (she/her) graduated from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2015 with Clinical Honours. During her intern year she completed the McMaster Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program. She is also certified in the Webster Technique, specifically used to care for pre-natal patients.

She is a certified Yoga Instructor and believes greatly in movement to help the body heal. She often incorporates yoga based exercises for her patients to take home to help improve the body’s mobility and alleviate tension.

Dr. Elisa was involved in competitive dance throughout her childhood and teenage years and understands the demands of physical activity on the body. She encourages her patients to take an active role in their journey towards optimal health. Her goal is to restore function, prevent injury and assist her patients in achieving a healthy, active lifestyle.

Outside of work, Dr. Elisa enjoys travelling and appreciates time spent with close friends and family.

Dr. Elisa Petricca (she/her) graduated from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2015 with C... Read More

Sarah Podolsky (she/her) graduated from her massage therapy program in BC in 2011, where she learned a variety of techniques over 3000 hours in 2 1/2years of study. She then moved back to the Toronto area in 2013. Sarah has taken extra courses in Manual Lymphatic drainage through Dr. Vodder to be able to help with inflammation, swelling, and lymphedema, which helps a variety of patients, in particular with those who have had cancer treatments. Her knowledge in the myofascial field is continuously growing, including some experience with kinesio taping.

Sarah’s whole body approach to work means that if it is possible, all sides of the body are treated using various levels of palpation. She is enthusiastic about working with colleagues from different schools and backgrounds, making it possible to share and expand knowledge.

Aside from working, she likes to sing in a group setting, read, and attempt to grow herbs in her apartment window.

Sarah Podolsky (she/her) graduated from her massage therapy program in BC in 2011, where she lear... Read More

Cassie (she/her) is deeply and joyfully committed to the healing power of touch and is delighted to be part of the Danforth East Wellness team. She is a member in good standing with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario and a graduate of the Sutherland-Chan School of Massage Therapy. She is also a Rosen Method practitioner and a member of the Rosen Institute.

In her Rosen practice, Cassie is passionate about listening to the body and bringing curious and compassionate touch to physical holding.

Cassie’s practice is informed by three decades of body-mind engagement including meditation, movement improvisation, yoga, expressive arts practices and gardening. She loves growing food, sharing seeds and playing in and on water.

Cassie (she/her) is deeply and joyfully committed to the healing power of touch and is delighted ... Read More

Bonnie (she/her) is thrilled to be a part of the Danforth East Wellness Team. As a Registered Massage Therapist who graduated from the Sutherland-Chan School of Massage Therapy she utilizes a holistic approach when working with each individual client, tailoring each massage to their specific needs. Bonnie uses a variety of methods such as Swedish massage, myofascial release, trigger point release, deep tissue work, muscle energy techniques, hot stone and Thai massage. She incorporates and weaves higher vibrational work into her sessions, as well using old healing wisdom of Reiki, meditation, sound baths, light work and crystalline energy.

Bonnie has been analyzing and studying the body all of her life. Her first love and career was dance, later transforming to become a group fitness, yoga instructor and personal trainer. She has dedicated the past 35 years of her life working one-on-one with people in regard to their health, wellness, movement and meditation. Bonnie feels comfortable with all demographics and ages, from the very young to the senior and elder population. She has specialized training in the aging body in regard to strength, fall prevention, disease and pain management. Bonnie is a mom of two and also understands the pregnant body very well. She is here to support you through all the ebbs and flow of your life and your journey here on this earth. She provides a safe haven where people can heal and feel comfortable in their skin again. A homecoming to yourself, your body and your spirit.

Bonnie (she/her) is thrilled to be a part of the Danforth East Wellness Team. As a Registered Mas... Read More

Susan Tomkins (she/her) is a Registered Massage Therapist who graduated from Sutherland-Chan in 2002. She trained in Swedish massage techniques and has worked in multi-disciplinary clinics and massage focused clinics. She is a member in good standing with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario as well as the Registered Massage Therapists Association of Ontario.

Susan treats a variety of musculoskeletal conditions including muscle and joint pain, headaches, as well as postural concerns, relaxation and pregnancy massage. Many of her clients have included marathon runners, dancers, and business professionals. In her free time, Susan enjoys camping, canoeing, hiking and dancing. She graduated from York University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and majored in dance. She is also a Beaver Scout leader and mother of two active boys. Ask her how massage treatments could benefit you.

Susan Tomkins (she/her) is a Registered Massage Therapist who graduated from Sutherland-Chan in 2... Read More

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