Meet The Team
Krisha is an office administrator with over 20 years of experience in the beauty and wellness industry.
Originally from Montreal, she has over 10 years of purchasing and management experience within the beauty industry. It wasn't until Krisha moved to Toronto 12 years ago and joined a small clinic that she discovered her love for the wellness industry and passion for helping others.
When presented with the opportunity to join Osteo Genie, Krisha could not resist being a part of an opportunity to help build and grow with such a unique clinic. She loves learning new things and is thrilled to be a part of the team.
When you walk through our doors or call us, this is likely who you will encounter! Don't worry, she's friendly and is your go to person with any questions you may have.
Clinic Co ordinator
DO (Euro), DOMP, Bsc (O), Cranial Sacral Therapist, RYT500, RPN, Reiki Master
Jeannie’s passion lies in learning different ways to partner with others on their journey of healing. A re-occurring injury from a car accident lead her to pursue her goal of helping to improve the lives of others. She started her journey by becoming a nurse and did this for well over a decade; Though she thoroughly enjoyed this work she wanted more and decided to pursue becoming a yoga and qi gong instructor, energy medicine practitioner as well as a Reiki Master. She discovered Osteopathy by accident but fell in love immediately and decided to continue her studies to become a Manual Osteopath, graduating with honours. She continues to strive to be the best she can be and has gone on to achieve her Bsc. in Osteopathy as well as her Doctor of Osteopathy DO (Euro). Her speciality lies in Osteoasthetics.
Jeannie holds the Quality Assurance position as a board member of the College of Osteopathic Manual Practitioners of Ontario (COMPO) and is a member of the Chronic Pain Clinics of Canada (OCPCC). She is also a member of the National Manual Osteopathic Society (NMOS) and College of Registered Manual Osteopaths (CRMO).
Jeannie's unique background in Nursing, Osteopathy, Energy and Movement Medicine as well as Medical Asthetics affords her the opportunity to offer a wide variety of services that she often blends to achieve the best results. Services such as B12 for back pain, weight loss and to boost energy levels as well as Neuromodulators (Botox/Dysport/Xeomin/Nucevia) for pain relief and tight muscles can all be a part of the care plan where appropriate.
She has continued to expand her knowledge by continually taking courses to upgrade skills. She has taken additional courses in:
- Cranial Sacral Therapy with The Upledger Institute and The Cranial Therapy Center Toronto.
- TMJ and trigger point therapy
- Cupping and Gua Sha
- Neurovascular release
- Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization
- Bio flex laser therapy
- Prenatal and Pediatric care
- Medical Esthetics including Neuromodulators (Botox/Xeomin/Dysport, Nucevia) and Deoxycholic Acid
Specialized pediatric and prenatal care courses with Caroline Stone and certifications in pediatric soft tissue therapy (massage) and touch therapy for kids with Cancer with the Liddle Kidz Foundation have afforded her the opportunity to work with Pediatric patients. She is also able to offer Cranial Sacral therapy to infants, babies and children.
In 2019 Jeannie attained a significant concussion that was healed with Cranial Sacral Therapy; as a result of this she has made it a part of her mission to educate others about the value of this style of treatment which is so often missed by traditional medicine; this has lead her to specialize in the head, face, skin and neck in her practice.
#Jeannie is also only 1 of 2 Manual Osteopaths in Ontario trained in and offering Gentle Neurovascular Release to clients; these techniques are unique and offer incredible benefits of release to the nervous and vascular (arteries and veins) system
Outside of being a Manual Osteopath, Jeannie also practices as a Yoga Instructor, Reiki Master and Energy Medicine Practitioner. In her off time, she enjoys being with her family, bathing in nature, yoga and going forward with her continual quest for an even better understanding of how to work with the body and mind in a gentle and caring manner.
*** PLEASE NOTE: Jeannie's practice is evolving and as such will not be accepting new clients (unless under very special circumstances where possible and at her discretion)***
*** Pricing for Jeannie's services differs from the posted rates- call for more information***
DOMP, Bsc (Kin)
Patrick is a member of the Osteopathy Chronic Pain Clinics of Canada (OCPCC) and is a registered Osteopathic Manual Practitioner (aka our Human Movement Specalist) who specializes in quick recovery from acute musculoskeletal injuries (i.e., repetitive ligamentous/musculotendinous strain and sprains, low back pain, neck pain, joint pain and more), as well as exercise/stretching programming to ensure your healing process becomes as safe and efficient as possible.
Patrick has been involved in many athletic domains for much of his life and has experienced many
injuries along with his time in sports. From theses experiences, Patrick became very interested in
treatment methodology and health practices from a very young age and started studying the human
body from the age of 14. Patrick furthered his education at Queens’ University where he joined the
Faculty of Arts and Science where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree (Honours) with a
specialization in Kinesiology in 2021 and continues to have a keen interest in Anatomy, Physiology and
Biomechanics. In his times and Queens’ Patrick was involved in many courses and extracurriculars that
placed focus on various forms of treatment of a wide variety of conditions which allowed Patrick to
develop and good foundation in understanding many afflictions. From there, Patrick went on to the
study Osteopathy to learn the techniques and benefits of hands-on treatment. He furthur went on to take courses in Cupping and Gua Sha and now incorporates this service into his treatments when appropriate.
As a result of Patrick’s involvement in sports, rehab and keen interest in anatomy and physiology, he
provides a unique style of treatment that relies on understanding and healing the root cause of acute
and chronic injuries.
Patrick currently enjoys spending his time playing golf with family and friends, rock climbing, wood
working, video games, practicing music, learning new instruments, and researching/studying the human
**At this time Canada Life (formerly known as Great West Life) and Blue Cross coverage is NOT available with Patrick.
DOMP, RMO, Cranial Sacral Therapist, Bsc.
Michelle is a registered manual osteopathic practitioner who is skilled in the hands on treatment of many chronic conditions such as arthritis, neck pain, degenerative disc disease, headaches and migraines, and back pain. She hopes to use her skills as a manual osteopath to help patients who may be suffering from chronic pain, as she once did.
After several horseback riding accidents in her younger years, Michelle struggled with chronic neck and back pain. Finding little relief from traditional modalities such as chiropractic and massage therapy
Michelle finally decided to give osteopathy a try and this was how she met Jeannie. Shocked at the difference just 1 appointment made in her level of pain and quality of life, she decided to pursue a career in manual osteopathy.
She entered the DOMP (Diploma Osteopathic Manual Practitioner) program at the National Academy of Osteopathy in Toronto, Ontario, graduated with honors and is so happy to be pursuing a career helping patients alleviate their pain and restore their quality of life.
Michelle worked closely with her mentor Jeannie throughout her Osteopathic education and also completed a Bridging program with her. After completing the program Michelle continued her mentorship with Jeannie and they now work together side by side with a similar approach to care.
Michelle is a member of the Osteopathy Chronic Pain Clinics of Canada, and specializes in treatment of patients with chronic conditions and chronic pain. She has also taken additional courses in Cupping and Kinesiology Taping, and is certified in both.
#Michelle is also only 1 of 2 Manual Osteopaths in Ontario trained in and offering Gentle Neurovascular Release to clients; these techniques are unique and offer incredible benefits of release to the nervous and vascular (arteries and veins) system
Prior to her education as a Manual Osteopath, Michelle received her Bachelor of Science in Zoology from the University of Guelph in 2013 and she worked as a receptionist at a veterinary hospital. She currently has a dog named Cooper and her former show jumping horse, Black Tie. In addition to spending time with her pets, she enjoys hiking, gardening, reading and yoga.
**At this time Canada Life (formerly known as Great West Life) coverage is NOT available with Michelle.
DOMP, Cranial Sacral Therapist
Jackelyn has always had a huge love for the science behind the beautiful intricacies of
the human body and helping individuals. She knew that her ideal career would be in a
field that reflected both her passions. With this goal in mind, this led her to pursue a
career as an Osteopathic Manual Practitioner.
Jackelyn finished as a top student academically at the National Academy of Osteopathy
and was a favourite practitioner amongst the patients that visited the student clinic
during her practicum. Prior to graduating, she completed an internship of 1000 hours
which helped her gain additional insight into the uniqueness of each individual and the
circumstances around acute and chronic pain. She was also called to work as a
teacher’s assistant at her school after graduating..
Jackelyn has taken a number of courses to further her training which includes:
- TMJD Advanced Training Course in Functional Neuromuscular Activation Therapy
- Craniosacral Therapy
- Cupping & Gua sha
- Low Intensity Laser Therapy
- Treating the Obstetrical and Pediatric Patient
- Proprioceptive Deep Tendon Reflex (P-DTR)
Jackelyn also decided to become a Reiki Practitioner as she believes that during a time
of healing, that all aspects of self- body, mind, spirit- should be addressed. Moreover,
due to every individual being unique, Jackelyn believes that adding different types of
modalities is of utmost importance as each individual can benefit from the modalities
Jackelyn works on the basis that the body is a self-healing, functioning unit, where all
systems interrelate structurally and functionally. She treats each patient accordingly, her
goal being to find the root cause of the painful symptoms and/or dysfunctions. In doing
this, the quality of life of her patients improve. She is also currently studying to become a Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner/Acupuncturist.
On her free time, Jackelyn loves reading about health & wellness, listening to uplifting &
scientific podcasts and being with her fur babies.
**At this time Canada Life (formerly known as Great West Life) coverage is NOT available with Jackelyn
DOMP, RMO, Cranial Sacral Therapist
Jasmine has always had an interest in the anatomy & physiology of the human body and healing, and is thrilled to have discovered her passion as a Manual Osteopath! Upon discovering Osteopathy through her family members, Jasmine was intrigued by its holistic approach to healing and focus on the relationship between structure and function in the body.
She enjoys working alongside the bodies self-healing and self-maintaining mechanisms, and finds it incredibly rewarding to help others on their healing journey. Jasmine received her Bachelor of Health Science (Honors Specialization) and graduated with honors from Western University. Upon beginning her education at the National Academy of Osteopathy, she very quickly discovered the importance of becoming aware of our own bodies and internal states. She strives for her patients to be able to maintain their health on their own, encouraging them to listen to their bodies and become aware of its needs.
Jasmine has taken extra courses in Cupping, Bioflex Laser and Cranial Sacral with the Cranial Therapy Center in Toronto.
In her free time, Jasmine enjoys spending time in nature, meditating, reading books, working out, and expanding her knowledge on Life. She is excited to add further modalities to her skill set and is always expanding her knowledge of Osteopathy and the human body.
Jasmine is a member of the Osteopathy Chronic Pain Clinics of Canada (OCPCC), College of Registered Manual Osteopaths (CRMO), and ACMA.
**At this time Canada Life (formerly known as Great West Life) coverage is NOT available with Jasmine
Ulyses is a registered massage therapist licensed by the College of Massage Therapists (CMTO) and is also an active member of the RMTAO. He uses a variety of Swedish techniques to help meet client goals. He continues to add new modalities to be able to personalize his clients’ treatments as well.
He specializes in rehabilitation as well as low back, upper back, head neck and shoulder pain. He achieves this by using deep tissue techniques, trigger point work, joint mobilization, active and passive release techniques. Ulyses also offers prenatal massage.
Ulyses has a passion and believes in body movement. He enjoys incorporating it in his treatments. He will surely be giving you homework that will let you bridge the benefits of treatment and make it last. This passion for movement extends outside of his field. Ulyses is always moving, whether it's through hiking, working out or rock climbing.
He is fondly referred to as ‘Uly’.
Alexandra (Ally) Samelko
R. Ac, R. TCMP
Ally is a registered Acupuncturist and TCM Practitioner with CTCMPAO.
Ally attended Georgian College’s first ever Advanced Diploma Acupuncture program where she graduated with honours in 2018. Her education journey continued at Toronto’s AIM Academy Inc., where she graduated in 2019 with a diploma in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).
Ally’s passion to help others began at a young age. During her mom’s 2 year battle with cancer, Ally would help relieve some of her mom’s discomfort with gentle massaging, when Ally was as young as 6 years of age. In her mid-teens Ally witnessed the effectiveness Acupuncture had in treating her older brother with Down Syndrome and other family members through a series of different health issues. These events in Ally’s life are the reason she sought out Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine as her career path.
She is trained and skilled in Acupuncture, Cupping, Gua Sha, Herbal Medicine and TCM theory.
Ally strongly believes that combining these alternative approaches with other therapies is the key to maintaining a balanced lifestyle.
She has treated a variety of conditions such as: musculoskeletal pain, stress management, headaches, vertigo, insomnia, anxiety, depression, digestive issues, PMS symptoms, skin conditions, and more.
Ally’s focus is to provide her patients with a comprehensive, personalized and thorough treatment on a wide range of conditions and symptoms.