At BioHeal Ottawa, we will listen without prejudice to your health story.
At BioHeal Ottawa, we will undertake to bring you a detailed health recovery plan. We will work tirelessly to heal the terrain of your body which may be allowing disease states to take hold.
Our fundamental philosophy is to treat the cause of your illness and not just palliate your symptoms. In fact, we call ourselves health detectives. We find the missing pieces of the puzzle related to your health condition.
Dr. Marie is a Naturopathic doctor and co-founder of BioHeal Ottawa which opened in April, 2019. She graduated from the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine in 2005 and for the past decade was the senior ND at a local wellness clinic. Opening the BioHeal Ottawa clinic is a professional dream come true.
Grounded in general practice skills, Dr. Marie thinks of herself as somewhat of a health detective for chronic illnesses, specifically when it comes to figuring out the underlying causes of chronic illness. Within this field, she is particularly well known for her expertise in treating Lyme Disease.
Her willingness to freely share clinical pearls of wisdom among colleagues has led to her being a sought-after speaker at conferences. This, along with her professional reputation, lead to her being asked to be a recent author of a chapter within the Connie Strasheim’s ground-breaking book, New Paradigms in Lyme Disease.
It’s hard to improve on the Naturopathic refrain, “fix the terrain”, but this is the mission at the heart of Dr. Marie’s practice. She meets all her patients with the heartiest smile and an open mind.
Dr. Jesse Pierce, ND, Bsc., is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor who graduated from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2007, and has been in practice in Ottawa since 2008. Dr. Jesse has a general family practice and has a special interest in treating complex chronic illness. She strives to provide an approach to your healthcare that is focused on you! The goal is to provide you with the information, resources, and motivation you need to get you back on the road to health.
Dr. Jesse’s approach is based on helping you understand the cause of your condition. By removing the cause and allowing your body to heal, you will improve your overall vitality. Dr. Pierce has been able to help many people overcome their symptoms and many types of illnesses such as Lyme and co-infections, auto-immune issues, severe acne, insomnia, digestive disturbances, anxiety and depression.
In addition to using lab reports and clinical examination, Dr. Jesse further employs the use of an assessment technique known as Auricular Medicine. This is an assessment tool to determine blockages that are preventing the body from healing.
In her practice she uses drainage, herbs, homeopathy, acupuncture, nutrition and lifestyle counselling as tools to facilitate change and improvements in her patient’s lives. More recently, Dr. Jesse has incorporated “neurofeedback” to help support optimal brain wellness (Learn about Neurofeedback here), as well as becoming a practitioner of the Elapromed system for naturopathic skin treatments (Learn about Elapromed here).
She is a member of both the Canadian association of Naturopathic Medicine and Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors.
Dr. Amanda is a speaker, mentor and a neuro chiropractor. She was originally trained in the traditional chiropractic techniques and now focuses on neuro-optimization.
Dr. Amanda uses revolutionary approaches that are gentle, light touch and specific, to correct neuro abnormality and in turn, optimize your body’s ability to heal itself. One technique often used is Network Spinal Analysis of which she holds the highest level of certification. Other approaches include breathing exercises, personal empowerment workshops as well as lifestyle and nutritional counselling.
As a speaker, Dr. Amanda presents to corporations and local small businesses on topics related to health and wellness.
In her spare time, Amanda enjoys spending time with her family and friends, a daily movement practice, meditation and reading and writing in her journal.
For the past five years Bryce has worked in the same clinic as Dr. Marie Matheson, ND, administering therapies for a majority of her chronically ill patients to stimulate their detoxification. He understands the frustrations of those with chronic illnesses, he's heard their stories countless times. But, he's seen people heal. Each year Bryce has added a new modality to his services.
It started when Bryce heard from Lyme patients about a machine that was having tremendous results. After a great deal of research he was off to Europe to purchase an AN-DI Energetic Corrector system. It was followed with intensive training in Germany. It’s able to rejuvenate cell potential and greatly affect cell detoxification. The following year, he added PEMF system services and started incorporating this to further aid gentle and longer-term detoxification for the same client base. Since then he has attended a conference from Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt and attained levels I & II of his Autonomic Response Testing (ART) technique, plus he incorporated neurotherapy (by way of the Crosby Cam system).
This clinic is an exciting moment for myself and my wife, Dr. Marie Matheson, as we will be able to offer a suite of therapeutic modalities that will help future patients to heal faster. My interest in this field is ever evolving and I can’t wait to welcome you all to BioHeal Ottawa.
Operations Manager at BioHeal Ottawa
YaWen is the backbone of our operations, holding the fort together allowing the practitioners to do what they do best. She works with patients, manages the staff and operations, and provides the first smile when you walk through the door. She’s our Oracle … the all-seeing, all-knowing conductor of the operational side of BioHeal Ottawa.
Lisa Sabatini brings a complete holistic approach to health and healing. As a Reiki Master practitioner she believes a holistic approach includes mental, emotional, physical and spiritual methods of healing to fully care for someone’s wellbeing. Noticing an energetic/spiritual healing element missing from many holistic health practices, Lisa set out provide this critical element for good health and healing.
Spiritual health is often overlooked and misunderstood. To clarify it, we can ask ourselves: “How am I nourishing my spirit? How am I nourishing my Heart?” From here we can begin to move ourselves from surviving, to thriving in our life.
Lisa’s personal health journey has taken her from trauma, to stress burnout, to Lyme Disease. Today she is happy and healthy thanks to this holistic healing approach. Her background of study includes formal Vipassana meditation training in the tradition of S.N. Goenka, Samatha meditation via the Willpower Institute, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) via the University of Massachusetts, the Dynamic Neural Retraining System (DNRS), Yoga Alliance Certified Hatha and Yin instructor, and Shamanic Healing (Medicine Work).
Lisa receives her Shamanic Healing training, Quantum Shamanic Reiki training, and Medicine Rites from Algonquin Shaman, Pete Bernard of Pikwakanagan First Nation, Golden Lake and The 8th Fire School of Shamanism. Lisa is also trained in Quantum Shamanic Reiki. She is registered with The International Association of Reiki Professionals (IARP).
Many patients who first come to BioHeal Ottawa, have a common complaint of how unflattering they feel their skin tone and quality is after years of taking pharmaceuticals. BioHeal Ottawa now offers a naturopathic skin treatment for those wishing to address this. Natasha Stobert is joining BioHeal Ottawa as the ElaPro system Skin Specialist.