Live Well & Thrive Blog 

Blue Monday

Blue Monday

With the long winter months on the horizon, and Spring feeling like it will never arrive, you may be feeling some gloomy or negative emotions and even increased levels of exhaustion.  If you struggle with depression or anxiety, past or current trauma, or just feel the...

Chiropractic Care: Which Appointment Should You Book?

Chiropractic Care: Which Appointment Should You Book?

If you are going to book a chiropractic appointment with our amazing Chiropractor, Dr. Clive Clutton, you'll see that there are a few options for booking.  We wanted to take a moment and break down what each appointment is, so that you'll know which one is right for...

Booking Requirements – Credit Cards: FAQ

Booking Requirements – Credit Cards: FAQ

Since adding a credit card requirement for all client bookings, we wanted to answer some of the more frequently asked questions re: credit card on file. 1. Why have you added a credit card requirement for booking for all clients? Great question and the answer is that...

2023 Online Booking: New Addition – Credit Card Required

2023 Online Booking: New Addition – Credit Card Required

When booking online for 2023, you will now notice that ALL appointments require a credit card for booking. This will be in effect for the foreseeable future so that we can update all of our client files and have valid a credit card on file for bookings. Due to an...

New Year – Thriving You!

New Year – Thriving You!

For the coming year, let us help you find more ways to consistently thrive! Sure, using up those benefits in the last 8 weeks of the year means you didn't leave anything on the table and that's a win!  But how good would it feel to set yourself on a wellness path for...

Welcoming Lydja (Liddy) Stem to our Thrive team!

Welcoming Lydja (Liddy) Stem to our Thrive team!

We are thrilled to have Liddy (Lydja) Stem joining our team beginning mid January 2023 after some time away from the profession.  With a long history providing care for clients in the Burlington area, Liddy returns to practice excited to welcome old and new clients...

Psychotherapy: Keys to Finding the Right Therapist for You

Psychotherapy: Keys to Finding the Right Therapist for You

Here are some key things to look at when you are ready to connect with a therapist: Check your insurance coverage. At Thrive, we offer services covered under Registered Psychotherapy.  Registered Psychotherapists are Masters Degree levelled therapists who have...

Fee Schedule: January 2023 – Chiropractic & Osteopathy

Fee Schedule: January 2023 – Chiropractic & Osteopathy

Please note that there will be fee increases for both Chiropractic and Osteopathic services as of January 1, 2023 2023 Fee Schedule - Chiropractic and Osteopathic Services: Chiropractic Services Initial Assessment - 50 mins (new patient) $150 Subsequent Basic...

What’s Happening in Thrive!

What’s Happening in Thrive!

Hey Hey it's newsletter day! See the pdf for all the happenings at Thrive Massage Therapy & Wellness! Click Here: ThriveWinter2022

Meet Adriana Komorniczak, M.C.P., RP, Registered Psychotherapist

Meet Adriana Komorniczak, M.C.P., RP, Registered Psychotherapist

Adriana is a Registered Psychotherapist (RP) who has been working in private practice for over 12 years. She is  registered with the College of Registered Psychotherapists (CRPO) and is  also a member of  the Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors,...

Meet Matthew Brodie, RMT!

Meet Matthew Brodie, RMT!

We are excited to welcome Matthew Brodie, RMT to our family of Thrive practitioners!  Matt joins us with a movement based background and is excited to merge his passion for health and fitness with his new massage therapy practice.  Matt has a calm, welcoming vibe and...

Meet Anne Vickers: Registered Psychotherapist, B.A.

Meet Anne Vickers: Registered Psychotherapist, B.A.

We are pleased to continue adding additional mental health support to our practice. Anne Vickers, Registered Psychotherapist has been another lovely addition to the Thrive team. Anne brings a wealth of experience and a gentle, calming presence to our space. We are so...

Late Cancellations and Missed Appointments: Policy Review.

Late Cancellations and Missed Appointments: Policy Review.

As we enter into the busiest time of the year for many Health Care Professionals and for our friends in the community, we wanted to take a moment to remind our clients/patients of our clinic cancellation and missed appointment...

Meet Erynne Williams, RMT

Meet Erynne Williams, RMT

We are excited to welcome Erynne into the Thrive family as she joins us to cover our RMT Kim while she's off on her maternity leave! Erynne has a wonderful calm and friendly demeanour and an abundance of experience in massage therapy. We know you'll find that she fits...

Let’s talk about Facial Acupuncture and TCM!

Let’s talk about Facial Acupuncture and TCM!

Acupuncture can be performed on the face as with anywhere else on the body. We use smaller, finer needles to insure minimal pain and bruising because the skin on the face is so much more delicate. Facial acupuncture can be used to improve your health in so many ways....

Meet Erin Haber: Registered Psychotherapist,    M.Ed.

Meet Erin Haber: Registered Psychotherapist, M.Ed.

It has been a privilege to welcome Erin into Thrive. Her calm and gentle spirit have made her a wonderful fit for our clients and community. We are so grateful to be able to continue offering mental health services in house. Erin is a member in good standing with the...

Meet Naheed Atcha: Registered Acupuncturist, (R. AC.)

Meet Naheed Atcha: Registered Acupuncturist, (R. AC.)

Naheed has been a wonderful addition to the Thrive team! She has a calm, nurturing spirit and has brought another incredible modality into our space. Many of our clients have already been introduced to the world of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture and if...

Let’s Talk about Menopause and TCM!

Let’s Talk about Menopause and TCM!

UGGGH… Menopause!  You’re thinking: hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, irritability, palpitations, vaginal dryness, no sex drive, brain fog and even weight gain.    You’re right, all those can happen and commonly do… but none of it has to happen because menopause is...

Let’s Talk About Sex and TCM!

Let’s Talk About Sex and TCM!

 Low libido, loss of sex drive, erectile dysfunction, painful sex .... these are uncomfortable topics to discuss …. they are far more uncomfortable to live with.    You can discuss them with me! As an acupuncturist I am trained to evaluate your situation, recognize...

Meet Barb Lukac: Osteopathic Practitioner

Meet Barb Lukac: Osteopathic Practitioner

Barb’s energy is tangible and the passion she has for her practice is evident in her treatments! Her vibrant personality is a fabulous addition to our space! If you haven't tried Osteopathic techniques yet, this is the place to start! Barb is an incredible...

Meet Dr. Clive Clutton: Doctor of Chiropractic

Meet Dr. Clive Clutton: Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Clive has been an amazing balance to our team bringing a unique whole-body integral approach to chiropractic care that fits perfectly into our team of professionals. His passion for wellness, love of food, and awesome sense of humour has been a wonderful addition...

Hiring Part Time Administration for September

Hiring Part Time Administration for September

Join the Thrive Team! We are now hiring a part time administration for September 1/2022 with availability to begin training mid August. We are looking for a dynamic, friendly, motivated and tech savvy individual with exceptional people skills who wants to work with an...

Meet Alvin: Registered Massage Therapist

Meet Alvin: Registered Massage Therapist

Alvin has quickly become a welcome addition to our Thrive team. Although a relatively new practitioner, Alvin is always learning and growing his skillset and his commitment to his practice is evident. We are happy to have him as a member of our Thrive family! Alvin...

Meet Jennifer Z. – Registered Massage Therapist

Meet Jennifer Z. – Registered Massage Therapist

We are thrilled to have Jenn Z. as a part of our team! Jenn has been in practice since 2014 and brings a wealth of experience and sports knowledge to her practice here at Thrive. Most notably, Jenn brings a new modality, CranioSacral therapy with her and finds this is...

Let’s Talk About Cooling Down the TCM Way

Let’s Talk About Cooling Down the TCM Way

Hot summer days are finally here. In Southern Ontario wait all year for summer and then when it arrives we are often overheated and overwhelmed with humidity.  Before reaching for that iced coffee, caramel Frappuccino, blue raspberry slushy, ice cold beer or cocktail,...

Meet Jennifer M. Registered Massage Therapist

Meet Jennifer M. Registered Massage Therapist

Jenn has been such a joy to have as a part of our team. She has a wonderful positive energy and is clearly passionate about her career as an RMT! She graduated from the Ontario College of Health and Technology in April 2020, and received her registration (mid...

What is Manual Lymph Drainage?

Having recently completed her Level 1, Manual Lymph Drainage certification and working towards her Level 2, Jennifer Mesaric, Registered Massage Therapist shares some info on what MLD is and how it helps in treatment: This is a gentle, non-invasive manual technique...

Let’s talk about Summer, the Fire Element … and TCM.

Let’s talk about Summer, the Fire Element … and TCM.

As we approach the Summer Solstice-the longest day of the year, let’s talk about the TCM understanding of this season, it’s element, the organs most affected and the ways our lifestyle can benefit our body, mind and spirit.  Summer is the time when the seeds we...