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Jim Lindsay - Registered Massage Therapist
Patrick Perta
Chiropractor - Acupuncture

Patrick Perta attained an honours degree in Kinesiology from
York University in 2010, followed by his Doctorate of Chiropractic
from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. During his clinical
year at Chiropractic College, Dr. Perta worked with patients in the
North York area under the guidance of leaders in the profession.
In addition to the chiropractic curriculum, Dr. Perta also completed
the Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program at McMaster University.

Dr. Perta strives to decrease pain and improve the function of his
patients primarily through use of manual spinal adjustment, joint mobilization,
medical acupuncture, muscle release technique, and rehabilitative exercise.

He has a special interest in fitness and sport injury having been a
trainer at the Markham YMCA from 2007-2012.

Patrick welcomes patients of all ages, and is honoured to be a member of the
professional team at Holland Landing Chiropractic.


Dr. Kelly Ramsey - Chiropracter
Dr. Kelly Ramsay

Dr. Kelly Ramsay, graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic Clinic in 1990. She studied acupuncture a the Traditional School of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture under the direction of Dr. David Lam from 1990-1994. She studied and practiced post graduate courses in acupuncture at the peoples No. 5 Hospital in Shanghai, China during the summer of 1994. She earned her diploma course in Homeopathy from the Hahnemann School in London England from 1995-1996, Dr Ramsay has been certified in Active Release Technique and studied post graduate courses at the Institute of Integrated Medicine, First Molecular Therapy Congress, Third Annual Weight Training Injury Symposium and in neuromuscular acupuncture.

Dr. Ramsay worked for the Ministry of Health/Chiropractic College of Ontario as an inspector from 2003-2007. She taught courses in Osteology, Syndesmology, Angiology, Nutrition/Public Health, Microbiology (published courses notes) at the Canadian School of Massage and Hydrotherapy from 1993-1998.

As of June 1, 2014, Dr. Ramsay is a registered acupuncturist with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO). The CMPTAO is the only regulated College governing acupuncturists in Ontario. Chiropractors can continue to bill extended insurance for acupuncture under their chiropractic coverage.


Jim Lindsay - Registered Massage Therapist
Jim graduated with honours from the Canadian college of Massage and hydrotherapy in 1996.

Since graduating he supervised the College Massage Clinic on a part time basis for several years as well as practicing Massage Therapy in North Toronto for 12 years. Jim had the opportunity to join the dynamic team at Holland Landing Chiropractic and Wellness Centre where he continues to practice a range of therapies from very light lymphatic drainage to deep tissue massage.

His achievements include courses in Cranio Sacral Therapy, Reflexology and Therapeutic Touch.

Jim believes that the body, mind and spirit are interconnected and work as one to maintain balance throughout the body.

Jim has also created his own line of Massage Gel which is sold through out Canada to other therapists.

Irene Scanlan - R.M.T.

Irene Scanlan has been a Registered Massage Therapist for over 12 years. When the Holland landing Chiropractic and Wellness Centre opened, Irene sold her old clinic in Newmarket. and joined the group her in Holland Landing.

In addition to graduating massage school with honours, Irene's other medical training includes: Cranio Sacral Therapy, Hot Stones Massage, Temporal Mandibular Joint (TMJ) manipulation, and acupressure. Irene specializes in therapeutic massage, deep-tissue manipulation and trigger point release.

Irene treats clients with varied problems such as car accident injuries, pinched nerves and muscle strain from repetitive work, computer-related discomfort back injuries, chronic pain and more.

Marilyn Payne - Registered Dental Hygienist

Rebecca deWinter graduated from Georgian College in Barrie. During her time there she completed 3 years of hands on clinical training. While attending Georgian Rebecca participated in various outreach programs within the community. These included working with clients with fibromyalgia, geriatric facilities, and also with NCAA athletes as part of the sports outreach program

Rebecca was a gymnast for 10 years, a dancer for 5, and has recently found a love for golf. With a background in athletics Rebecca understands the strains athletes place upon the body and the importance of balance within the body itself.

Recently Rebecca became a member of the RMTAO. She is interested in broadening her knowledge and eager to begin taking classes to do so. Rebecca has an avid interest in the body and its ability to heal naturally. For that reason she strongly believes in the power of natural healing methods.

Rebecca feels privileged to work with such a knowledgeable team and is excited to begin her practice at Hollandlanding Chiropractic.

Marilyn Payne - Registered Dental Hygienist

Marilyn Payne
Registered Dental Hygienist

Marilyn Payne is a graduate of Seneca college, she received her diploma in Dental Hygiene in 1984, a diploma in Dental Assisting was a mandatory prerequisite, she attended Georgian College for Dental Assisting.

Her early career was working with disabled children and adults, the focus primarily integrating and creation of programs in the community. She received a diploma from Humber College in community Recreation. Marilyn is a long-standing member of the ODHA and CDHA she has practiced Dental Hygiene for 24 years. Her clinical experience has been mostly in general dentistry practices and has also worked in specialty periodontal practices.

In Sept. 2007 the Ontario government amended the Dental hygiene Act 1991, allowing Hygienists that qualify to practice independently. Marilyn has been practicing independently for over a year now, serving the home bound, bed bound, palliative care, nursing homes, under serviced areas as well as running a Dental hygiene clinic at the Holland landing Chiropractic and Health Centre.

Marilyn is more fulfilled and proud to be serving the public than ever before. She truly believes this is a necessary health service the public should be able to access. She loves her work and feels blessed to work independently.

2011 East Gwillimbury Chamber of Commerce Business Award for Entrepreneur of the Year 2011…

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Valerie Piccitto
Valarie Piccitto
Registered Holistic Nutritionist

Valerie Piccitto is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Culinary Nutrition Expert, health blogger, recipe developer and is currently studying homeopathy. She has a passion for food, obsession for clean skincare and a zeal for healthy living.

Valerie graduated from York university with an honours degree in psychology in 2008. She went on to attain a diploma in Natural Nutrition from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition in 2012. Since then, she successfully completed her training in Culinary Nutrition through the Academy of Culinary Nutrition with Toronto based nutritionist and best selling author, Meghan Telpner and is currently working towards a diploma to become a homeopathic practitioner.

Valerie will meet you exactly where you are right now by helping you to transition into a healthier lifestyle in a way that feels manageable and enjoyable. She will create a custom tailored meal plan that perfectly suits you, your needs and lifestyle. Through private nutritional counseling and/or interactive cooking classes her goal is to educate and inspire you every step of the way to actively participate in your own health journey, to take control and to treat your body with love and respect. She believes that everyone deserves to feel good! Valerie will work with you one-on-one, share her knowledge and experience to get you exactly where you want to be.

What is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist?      What can I expect?    


Fran Dinsmore
Fran Dinsmore
Office Adminisitrator

Fran was born and raised on a 200 acre farm in the small town of Meaford, Ontario. she moved to Toronto to seek employment after graduating from High School. She raised her family of two daughters and one son in North York. She moved to Mississauga in 1989 where she entered the field of natural healing working as a chiropractic office assistant for 15 years. She moved to Newmarket in 2005 to be closer to her family. She has been employed at the Holland Landing Chiropractic & Wellness Centre since that time.


Maureen Geniole
Maureen Geniole
Office Adminisitrator

Maureen is a former registered nurse. She has worked as a chiropractic and administrative assistant for over fifteen years. She is happily married to Carl, has 3 children and 4 grandchildren (so far!). “Mo” loves travel, spend time at her cottage, read, knit and work with people.


Jaimie Geist
Dianne Guest
Office Adminisitrator

Dianne currently lives in East Gwillimbury and works at the the clinic part-time.  She enjoys her walks and biking in her spare time.

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