Meet Our Wellness Collective

Strawberries and Sunshine consists of a passionate team of professionals who are dedicated to supporting children and families in Port Coquitlam, BC and helping them live lives free of chemical, physical, emotional, and sensory interference.

Here you can meet our leading chiropractor and the extensive, growing team who is ready to support you at Strawberries and Sunshine Wellness Collective.

Dr. Nareeta Stephenson

BSc, Mchiro

Even as a child Dr. Nareeta’s goal was to support children and families to find natural health solutions. Fascinated by the science and intricacy of the human body, she graduated from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia with a Bachelor of Science and a Masters of Chiropractic in 2001. 

Inspired by her own family’s journey with neurodevelopmental disorders, she is now devoted to helping these kids and their families through chiropractic, community, and solutions to optimize everyone’s health.

Dr. Kristen Chila

Chiropractor

Dr. Kristen Chila is a chiropractor who is Webster certified and has expertise in CCEP (Extremities specialization). Her educational background includes children’s psychology and holistic nutrition. As a teenager, Dr. Kristen fell in love with the healing art that lies behind chiropractic and has been dedicated to helping others find its benefits ever since. Her ability to connect with children and babies gives her lots of room to work with them and adjust through play and engagement. She enjoys helping the whole family feel at ease and making connections around health choices.

Dr. Amber Kenmuir

Chiropractor

Dr. Amber Kenmuir is a family chiropractor and graduated in 2015 from Life West Chiropractic College. Previously practicing as a dental assistant, Dr. Amber wanted to be in a profession that allowed her to provide more health options for people. She has a very active lifestyle and chiropractic has helped her live with chronic pain since she was a teenager. The best part of her day is when a patient comes in to tell her they are now able to do something that their pain was preventing them from doing before.

Fatima Hozouri

Registered Acupuncturist

Fatima Hozouri is a registered and Certified Balance method acupuncturist with an extensive background in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). She has a Bachelor of Science (Biology) from UBC and a doctorate in TCM from the College of TCM in Vancouver. After a past experience with strong antibiotics resulted in devastating side effects, she fell in love with the holistic view and philosophy of ancient therapies and medications. Fatima enjoys supporting her patients to reach their optimum health through Chinese Medicine and an integrated team approach.

Ana Ferrari

Registered Clinical Counsellor

Ana is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the BCACC in private practice and has over 15 years of experience in the mental health and personal growth fields. She has special training in Mindfulness-Based Somatic Therapy, Trauma Therapy, and the NeuroOptimal Neurofeedback brain training system.

She uses a holistic approach to counselling that includes mindfulness, breathwork, and other evidence-based modalities to help adults struggling with trauma, anxiety, depression, relationships, or grief/loss.

Mojdeh Rameshni

Registered Clinical Counsellor and Play Therapist

Mojdeh is a Registered Clinical Counsellor, a Certified Synergetic Play Therapist, and a facilitator of the Virtues Project. She received her Masters in Counselling from City University of Seattle, Vancouver campus. Mojdeh is honoured to work closely with and support parents and children by providing psychoeducation and skill development based on brain development, neurobiology, and child development. Parents and families can meet with Mojdeh virtually and in person.

Carla Carvalho

Registered Clinical Counsellor

Carla is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the BCACC who is originally from Brazil, where she completed her Masters in Developmental Psychology. Her curiosity about how the mind works has led her to develop a unique and interactive therapy style, for individuals with a variety of neurodiverse needs and social, emotional, cognitive, and behavioural challenges, especially kids and teens with autism. She creates a safe space for her clients using visual tools such as Thinking Maps to communicate.

Catherine Chow

Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) and International Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)

Catherine Chow is an Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) and International Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC ). She has been working with moms and babies since 2016. Ever since coming to Canada in 2019 from Hong Kong, she has been serving families as a childbirth educator, doula, lactation consultant, and now massage therapist. As a massage therapist, she helps people (babies, men, and women at any stage of their lives) address underlying causes of their discomfort, not simply treating symptoms. As a lactation consultant, she is passionate about helping families transit smoothly into the new role of parenthood. She doesn’t just fix the latch, she empowers moms to be their own experts and enjoy breastfeeding! She is the Director of British Columbia Lactation Association (BCLCA). She has two kids, a 14-year-old and a 11-year old-son. She is fluent in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Malay.

May Ngai

Registered Massage Therapist

May is a Registered Massage Therapist who has a passion for helping prenatal women and kids find relief from their frequent aches and pains. She has a background in Food and Nutritional Science from UBC. May graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in 2018 and she brings her knowledge and love of massage therapy and its benefits to the human body to every session at Strawberries and Sunshine. She loves to see her patients happy and relaxed after their massage.

Judy Munday

Registered Massage Therapist

Judy is a RMT with experience in working with sports injuries, repetitive strain injuries, Fibromyalgia, Multiple Sclerosis, and pre/post-natal patients. She graduated with a diploma from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy and has a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology degree from Simon Fraser University. She uses patient-centred care to construct a treatment plan that is unique to the concerns of each individual…if something isn’t working, she’ll find an alternative.

Emily Oxland

Registered Massage Therapist

Emily loves helping people achieve the lifestyle they strive for via improving their overall health. She received her Bachelor of Kinetics in 2017 from UBC Okanagan and graduated from the Vancouver College of Massage Therapy in 2020. Having played university volleyball, she was always around rehabilitation specialists and found that manual therapy was beneficial to keeping her healthy and injury free. Massage therapy combines her interest in how the human body works and her passion for helping others.

Dr. Jessica Maguire

Naturopathic Doctor

Dr. Jessica is a certified naturopathic doctor who graduated from the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine. She specializes in fertility and preconception planning, autoimmune health, digestion, hormonal health, and mental health. She takes the principles of Naturopathic medicine to heart: do no harm, the healing power of nature, identify and treat the root cause of an illness, and treat the whole person. She loves hearing when a patient says they feel better from following her recommendations.

Jacqui Lepoureau

Healing Arts Practitioner and Counsellor

Jacqui has over 15 years experience as a Healing Arts Practitioner with training as a Clinical Reflexologist, Usui Master Reiki Teacher, Access Bars® Practitioner, and Ayurvedic Head Massage Practitioner. She more recently qualified as a NeurOptimal™ Neurofeedback trainer and Counsellor. She is continually expanding her knowledge about the link between our mental, emotional, physical, energetic, and spiritual bodies. Frequently combining training and intuition to reduce distress, stress and pain, Jacqui provides healing for her clients’ minds, bodies, and souls.

Krista A. Parr

Registered Holistic Nutritionist

Krista believes that one size does not fit all, and unique individuals have unique nutritional needs. She graduated from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition in 2013. Since earning her diploma she has dedicated herself to specializing in supporting women on their fertility journeys, both before and after birth, via nutrition. She loves to teach and do in-home cooking sessions with clients to help them feel confident in the kitchen

Roxanna Farnsworth

Lactation Consultant

Roxanna has been a certified International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant since 2016. She is also a Registered Social Worker. Her method of helping families involves less about telling people what to do and more about gathering information so that the next steps for parents make sense. Roxanna loves seeing parents and babies fully relaxing together, knowing they’re feeling heard, seen, and respected as they navigate their feeding journey and overcome challenges

Suneeta Johnson

Intern Clinical Counsellor

Suneeta Johnson is a post-grad student at City University, working towards a Master of Clinical Psychology and a RCC designation. She also has a BA in Child and Youth Care Counselling and is thrilled to be completing her counselling internship with Ana Ferrari here at SSWC gaining more experience working with youth and adults in a clinical setting. Using a person-centered and trauma-informed approach, she works on establishing a trusting and positive therapeutic relationship in a safe and non-judgmental space. Suneeta has an ability to connect with youth and easily and is passionate about helping them build skills to increase their self-worth and self-efficacy.

Shawn Chuang

Occupational Therapist (COTBC)

Shawn is a Registered Occupational Therapist and the founder of Kidstart Pediatric Therapy Inc. He graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy in Taiwan, and then received advanced training in Sensory Integration and completed the ASI certificate program in CLASI (Collaborative for Leadership inASI), and he’s an SOS (Sequential-Oral-Sensory) feeding therapist and a DIR Floortime practitioner. Shawn is a strong advocate for awareness for children with special needs.

Front Team

Of course, our Collective wouldn’t be able to operate so smoothly without our incredibly supportive and efficient front desk team. You’ll hear their friendly voices on the phone and theirs will be the first smiles you see when you walk in the door.

Joanna

Courtney

Brittani

Norma