Services Offered at Women's Health Collaborative

Colon Hydrotherapy- Sarah Vaughan and Zainab Bah

Colon Hydrotherapy

Colon hydrotherapy is a means of restoring the colon to a healthy state so that it can perform its function properly. It is done through a hygienic cleansing of the bowel or large intestine by means of filtered water. We provide our clients with Dr. Wood’s gentle gravity method. A highly trained therapist is present throughout the procedure.

$95.00 + HST

Wood Therapy- Zainab Bah

Wood Therapy

Wood therapy is a vigorous massage technique that utilizes specialized wooden, handheld tools to contour the body and promote an increase in lymphatic circulation.  It also has been known to reduce cellulite, and alleviate stress.

Hot Stone Massage- Zainab Bah

Hot Stone Massage

Hot Stone Massage is a form of massage therapy that follows the same principles of Swedish Massage with the addition of heated stones, which helps lead to deep relaxation. Adding heat to specific areas on the body enhances the feelings of relaxation and peace. Hot Stone Massage is recommended in particular for individuals suffering from fibromyalgia, arthritis or other chronic pain. The penetrating effects of the heated stones allows the massage to be delivered without excessive pressure.

Manual Lymphatic Drainage- Zainab Bah

Manual Lymphatic Drainage

Manual Lymphatic Drainage relieves swelling that happens when medical treatment or illness blocks your lymphatic system. Lymphatic drainage massage involves gently manipulating specific areas of your body to help lymph move to an area with working lymph vessels.

Tuina Massage-Zainab Bah

Tuina Massage

Tuina massage is an ancient form of massage that focuses on balancing a person’s energy. Practitioners use various techniques, including kneading, pressing, rolling, and stretching. It treats musculoskeletal problems.

Gua Sha- Zainab Bah

Gua Sha

Gua Sha has become a more common practice in North America due to the attention it has been getting on social media. Gua Sha improves blood and energy (qi) circulation by scraping, rubbing and pushing the skin with a specialized tool. The principles of qi and the body’s meridians, which carry qi throughout the body, are the core of the gua sha practice for improving well-being.

Cupping Therapy- Zainab Bah

Cupping Therapy

Cupping is a therapy that originated in China. It involves placing cups on the skin to create suction. The suction may facilitate healing with blood flow.

The therapy known as cupping has a multi-function action. It can treat pain, improve metabolism and blood microcirculation, activate the lymphatic system and the toxin elimination process, tone up skin, remove pathogenic factors such as wind, heat or cold, all at the same time.

 45 mins, $80.00 + HST

Yoni Steaming-Zainab Bah

Yoni Steaming

Yoni steaming is a powerful ancient remedy that has been used for centuries by women worldwide to support deep wellness. Also known as vaginal steaming, chai-yok, Bajo, or cu-cum, it is a holistic health practice in which a woman allows the warmth of herbal steam to gently permeate the exterior of her vagina. Yoni is a Sanskrit word meaning “vagina,” “womb,” “goddess” or “origin of life”. Yoni steaming is intended to support all of these aspects of a woman.

Psychotherapy- Joanna Gorres and Melanie Dignam


Psychotherapy with Joanna Gorres that focuses on living authentically and healing relationships. Methods and subjects include
  • Individual and Couples counselling 
  • Identity Exploration including gender, sexuality
  • Life transitions such as divorce, career change, gender transition 
  • Religious trauma, Faith and Spirituality
  • Alternative Relationship Styles
  • OCD, BPD / C-PTSD Recovery
  • Immigrant diaspora, racial trauma 
  • Neurodivergence / ADHD 
  • Mental health skills 

Psychotherapy with Melanie Dignam focuses on embodied experience of the mind+body+spirit through therapeutic support and reconnection to Self. Methods and subjects include

  • Internal Family Systems, specializing in areas of trauma
  • Ketamine Assisted IFS Psychotherapy 
  • Poly Vagal Theory
  • Somatic Experiencing Therapy
  • Narrative Therapy 
  • Mindfulness-Based Therapy
  • C-PTSD recovery
  • Depression, Suicide and Addiction
  • Self Leadership
  • Psilocybin Assisted Psychotherapy- currently completing

Holistic Nutrition- Jimena Mascaro

Holistic Nutrition

An approach to nourishing your body, mind, and spirit with whole foods, listening to your intuition, and embracing a balanced, natural lifestyle to achieve true wellness and vitality. To be balanced, and feel radiant and safe in our bodies, we need to nourish ourselves, that’s why nutrition is the foundation of our health.

Postpartum Doula- Jimena Mascaro

Postpartum Doula

Supporting and empowering modern women to use ancestral wisdom in their daily lives. Focusing on women’s health, particularly in hormonal and digestive, continued fertility, and postpartum. Doulas nurture new mothers and their families with emotional, physical, and practical assistance, ensuring a smooth transition into parenthood and promoting overall family well-being.

Clinical Tapping (EFT) -Triptta Neb

Clinical Tapping (EFT)

Combining acupressure tapping with modern psychology to alleviate stress, anxiety, and pain – contributing to emotional and physical healing. The practice includes tapping on specific meridian points on the body while focusing on particular issues, helping to release emotional blockages and restore balance.

Pranayama BreathWork - Triptta Neb

Pranayama BreathWork

Pranayama is a collection of different types of yogic breathing practices used to influence the flow of prana in the body, to promote physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being.

Meditation - Triptta Neb


Chakra-based Meditation

REMing is a meditation technique that allows you to file away the many thoughts racing through your mind, increase your ability to notice within yourself and start the practice of gratitude with yourself.