Donna graduated as an Occupational Therapist from Dalhousie University in 1991. She worked in Halifax for 23 years and moved back to her home province of PEI in 2014. Her experience includes working at the Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre for over 10 years on multi-disciplinary teams providing treatment on the Spinal Cord Injury service, in addition to working with clients who experienced a stroke, traumatic brain injury, chronic pain, amputation and on the burns/plastics and orthopaedic services. Since moving to PEI 5 years ago, Donna has been working in the area of private practice assisting clients with chronic pain, concussion, brain injury and mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety and psychological trauma, including PTSD. At Serene View Ranch, Donna provides services as an Occupational Therapist (OT) and a Clinical Care Manager (CCM). Donna is a CBT trained OT who has significant experience working in the area of complex case management. She continues to be inspired by client’s resilience and growth following significant life changing events.
Holistic Nurse, Therapeutic Touch, Qigong , TRE Facilitator
Sandra graduated from The PEI School of nursing in 1976 and in 2001 graduated from St. F.X. with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing with distinction. Sandra has been practicing nursing for 43 years in various acute and chronic care facilities and in 2001 started to explore Energy Medicine and has been practicing Holistic Nursing at Serene view Ranch for the past 5 years. Sandra is passionate about helping others to obtain relief from pain and anxiety. She has been able to incorporate holistic nursing into her work in Dialysis for 10 years and in the past 5 years has been working with individuals to help release tension anxiety and pain through the above modalities. Sandra is a member of the Alliance Professional of Naturopaths and Naturotherapists and is accepted by most extended health insurance policies.
Yoga Therapist, Holistic Nutritionist
Samantha obtained her first yoga certification 10 years ago in India with YogaLife. Upon returning to her hometown of Vancouver, she continued studying at Semperviva and achieved her next level of certification. She is a 500-hour E-RYT Teacher (Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher at the 500-hour level) a Registered Holistic Nutritionist (RHN) and is currently training for Yoga Therapy at the Yoga North International Soma Yoga Institute and specializes in Trauma Informed Yoga.
B.Sc., M.Sc., Dipl.Ac, (NCCAOM), R.Ac. (PEI)
Daniel has two degrees in Environmental Science. He spent 20 years working and writing in that field before ‘changing horses’ and heading to Acupuncture school at the age of 36. He graduated from Boston’s New England School of Acupuncture in 1999 and has had a thriving clinical practice in Charlottetown ever since.
Daniel has studied widely and continues to develop his skills with many of the leaders in his field. He brings all of these powerful influences and his own evolving capacity to his clinical practice.
Daniel has published widely in professional and popular journals. He founded and chairs the Association of Registered Acupuncturists of Prince Edward Island. (www.acupuncturepei.com). He has taught Tai Chi, practices Yoga and both practices and teaches Meditation.