- A-10118 124 Street Edmonton, AB
- (780) 705-0444
Monica Patt, R.Ac, FABORM
Monica is a graduate of the MacEwan acupuncture program and practices in downtown Edmonton.
Monica was diagnosed with endometriosis at a young age and after several surgeries it was recommended she have a hysterectomy before she was even 20 years old. As a last resort she began seeking other options. That is when she discovered acupuncture and it changed her life.
After seeing the changes it made in her own health Monica became fascinated with acupuncture and enrolled in the acupuncture program at MacEwan University.
Her own experience with endometriosis, fertility struggles and ultimately IVF to build her family is what drives her passion for the treatment of women’s reproductive health.
She is dedicated and passionate about treating fertility, pregnancy, and supporting couples undergoing assisted fertility treatments such as IVF and IUI.
Committed to providing excellent care and ongoing learning Monica has taken several courses to further develop and fine-tune her acupuncture skills. These areas include fertility, pregnancy, women’s reproductive health, musculoskeletal and sports injuries.
She is a Registered Acupuncturist with the College & Association of Acupuncturists of Alberta (CAAA) and a Fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (FABORM). She has also completed The Acupuncture Sports Medicine Apprenticeship Program under Whitfield Reaves author of The Acupuncture Handbook of Sports Injuries &Pain.
Monica was voted for in Vue Magazine as “Best Acupuncturist” in 2016, 2015 and runner up in 2014.
She is known for her friendly, laid back treatment style and is a lifelong student.
Madison Downton, R.Ac, FABORM
Madison is a Registered Acupuncturist with the College and Association of Acupuncturists of Alberta (CAAA) and a Fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (FABORM). She received her Diploma of Acupuncture from Grant MacEwan University and studied Biology at the University of Alberta prior to her acupuncture education. She is passionate about the integration of Chinese medicine with current medical practices and strives to constantly educate herself on modern medical innovation, especially regarding reproductive health.
Madison’s interest in Chinese medicine began early in her childhood when she personally experienced and witnessed the wide range benefits acupuncture provided to herself and her family. She was amazed at how the placement of a few needles in the body could have such a positive effect on peoples’ health.
As a Fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine, Madison has immense knowledge and specializes in women’s reproductive health, fertility, and pregnancy acupuncture. She provides a high quality and standard of care for IVF and IUI preparation and support, unexplained infertility and recurrent pregnancy loss.
Her interests also include menstrual issues such as painful periods, irregular cycles including amenorrhea, PMS/PMDD, endometriosis, polycystic ovarian syndrome, vulvodynia and vaginismus and hormonal headaches and migraines.
Kaitlyn Taylor, RMT
Kaitlyn will be away for a surgery in January 2021 and will be off work for the following three to six months. We will send an email as soon as she is able to return to work. We wish her a speedy recovery.
Coming from a family in the healthcare field sparked Kaitlyn’s passion for the human body and its ailments. As a result, she was drawn to massage therapy. She pursued her education at Grant MacEwan and graduated the 2200-hour Massage Therapy program. She has been practicing in Edmonton for the past five years.
She holds her license with the Canadian Massage andManual Osteopathic Therapists Association (CMMOTA) Kaitlyn believes strongly that massage can help all ages and abilities and is proud of her work. Her massage style includes soothing relaxation elements as well as therapeutic details in treatment.
Kaitlyn offers prenatal massage, deep tissue, myofascial release, sports massage, relaxation and manual lymph drainage. Kaitlyn is also certified in cupping and integrates cupping into massage including facial cupping for sinuses and TMJ.
In addition to massage therapy Kaitlyn also has training in K-taping, specifically for women’s health. She uses K-Taping in addition to massage therapy to support women for abdominal support during pregnancy, sacroiliac joint support and more.
Paige Wiegand, RMT, R.AC
Growing up active in sports, Paige was prone to injury and experienced first hand the benefits of massage therapy and acupuncture. As a result, Massage Therapy was an easy career choice for Paige. A graduate of the 2200+ hours Grant MacEwan program, Paige has been a Registered Massage Therapist since 2012.
Registered with the Canadian Massage and Manual Osteopathic Therapists Association (CMMOTA), Paige has continued to learn more about massage yearly by taking continuing education courses. Her knowledge spans many different therapies as she loves to learn about the human body and the many ways to help it move towards health. Some modalities that Paige employs in her treatments include myofascial release, orthopedic massage, lymphatic drainage, craniosacral therapy, trigger point release, and fire cupping. She is also well versed in pregnancy massage and addressing issues arising from poor postural habits. With an outgoing, welcoming, and laid-back personality Paige is a firm believer in reducing stress to help clients move towards their health goals.
A therapist who loves to learn, after graduating from the Massage Therapy program Paige decided to go back to MacEwan University for the Acupuncture program. Having successfully graduated from the program, Paige is looking forward to helping clients further their journeys towards health with a combination treatment of acupuncture and massage.
Ashley Lowery, RMT
Ashely first discovered the benefits of massage therapy when she was seeking treatment for migraines.
Intrigued by its effects on the human body and the possibilities for biomechanical improvement, she knew becoming a therapist would be a good fit and in alignment with her goals and personality. She values massage therapy and its ability to give real change in her client’s daily lives, contributing to their total body wellness.
She is very passionate about providing the best possible care to whomever she works with and enjoys working with her clients to achieve their desired outcomes. Whether that be to melt into the table for some much-needed R&R or assess and create a treatment plan for rehabilitation and maintaining physical fitness.
Ashley is trained in Swedish techniques, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, manual lymphatic drainage, sports massage, neuromuscular stretching, hydrotherapy, and prenatal massage. She has also completed training and is working to become fully certified in craniosacral therapy.
Ashley graduated from the MacEwan University 2200hr massage therapy program with honours and holds a license with The Natural Health Practitioners of Canada (NHPC).
Darren Tellier, B.A, D.TCM, R.Ac
Darren is an experienced acupuncturist and herbalist. After treating for many years he has moved into an associate professor position in the Faculty of Health and Community Studies at MacEwan University. He is currently serving as Chair of the Department of Allied Health and Human Performance. He is not practising regularly at this time but is known to make special appearances every so often for herbal consultations. If you would like to book with Darren please contact reception directly.