Alexandra Verge, BSc, ND

Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, Clinic Director

Hi there, I’m Alex. I started thinking about naturopathic medicine as a career at an early age, when debilitating sports-related pain was resolved by a kind and gentle naturopath who, along with our family doctor, made up my family’s health team. Throughout high school and university, I kept coming back to the idea (when I wasn’t considering veterinarian … Read More »

Paulina Zettel, BSc, ND

Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, Doula, Bowen Therapy Practitioner

I have been practicing as a naturopathic doctor in Guelph, for over 10 years and attending births as a doula for 6. I graduated from the naturopathic program at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto, and since then I have continued to learn through conferences and seminar, but mostly from all the amazing patients I have seen through the years. Read More »

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Stephanie Cordes, ND

Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine

Hi everyone, my name is Stephanie Cordes and I’m a naturopathic doctor with a keen interest in mental health, digestion, addiction, trauma, holistic care, and LGBTQ wellness. I am thrilled to join the talented team at Kura after years of running an independent practice. My goal is to set my clients up with the tools, skills, and knowledge they need to resolve and better manage their health challenges. Read More »

Caeleigh Gaines, RMT (on leave)

Registered Massage Therapist

Born and raised in Guelph, Ontario, Caeleigh attended Lambton College of Applied Arts and Technology for Health Sciences. From Lambton College she continued her education in the health care field by graduating and received her diploma from The Canadian College of Massage… Read More »

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Adam Sugrim, RMT

Registered Massage Therapist

Adam graduated with honors from Humber College’s Massage Therapy program in 2017. He has a passion for helping people and enjoys using massage therapy as a means towards that end. Adam believes that massage is just one piece of the puzzle towards health and well being and will always take the time to create and discuss exercise plans for his patients… Read More »

Danielle Workman, RMT

Registered Massage Therapist

Danielle graduated with honours from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in 2008. She joined the Kura team in October 2018, and will be treating clients on Wednesday afternoons to cover Caeleigh’s leave. Danielle works to support her clients by providing lasting pain relief, so they can live their fullest lives and be their best possible selves… Read More »

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Russ Mater, B.Sc., B.Ed., CSTD

CranioSacral Therapist

Craniosacral is gentle, hands-on therapy designed to promote the circulation of cerebro-spinal fluid and decrease tension in the nervous system. It is useful for both chronic and acute conditions, especially concussions, PTSD, and latching and colic in newborns. Russell has been seeing people in Guelph since 1999. Rates are 100 per hour and 50 per half… Read More »

Shaz Bisset-Thompson

Clinic Assistant

Welcome to Kura Naturopathic Clinic and Registered Massage. I am Kura’s clinic assistant.  I began in 2005 with Dr Alexandra Verge when she was in solo practice as “Verge Naturopathic Clinic”. Since then we have moved from Norfolk to Woolwich and now to our most recent Clinic at 15 Yarmouth Street, Guelph.  It has been exciting to be part of the growth from… Read More »

Elise Gordezky

Clinic Receptionist

I started working at Kura in fall 2017, and am delighted to stay on to share the reception position with Shaz. It has been such a joy to get to know the clinic, patients and practitioners, and I look forward to continuing to work with all of you. Naturopathic medicine and holistic approaches to health have… Read More »