Meet the Team
Kelly Bonhomme BioScanSRT Practitioner, NLP Coach, CAT(C), RMT, CHt, TLT
Kelly Bonhomme graduated with a Bachelor of Physical Health and Education from Laurentian University in 1999. During her studies, she was able to gain experience working with the Varsity Hockey Team as their trainer. Kelly developed a love of both field and clinical therapy during this time. She continued her studies in the Sports Injury Management course at Sheridan College, and went on to become a Certified Athletic Therapist in 2004. Kelly felt that massage would be a nice complimentary skill to add to her repertoire and continued to expand her education by taking the Advanced Standing Massage Therapy course at OCHT and becoming certified as a Registered Massage Therapist in January 2012.
Kelly has expanded her practice to include sessions with a BioscanSRT unit, NLP coaching, Time Line Therapy and Hypnosis. This work is life changing and she is very excited to be able to offer various packages tailored to meet your particular needs.
Kelly has worked as a personal trainer, as the Head Therapist for the Barrie Colts OHL hockey team and in clinical settings. During her employment with the Colts, Kelly was appointed as medical staff during the 2007 Canada Winter Games in Whitehorse where she worked with the Gold winning Ontario Men’s Under-17 Hockey team.
Her hardworking, enthusiastic demeanor and excellent hands on skills make her an invaluable part of Balanced Body Breakthrough team. She continues taking courses to further her knowledge, and when not working, enjoys spending time with her family.
Amber Caughill R.Kin, CAT(C), BSc KIN
Amber is a Certified Athletic Therapist and a Registered Kinesiologist, and has been practicing since 2006. She has been a therapist for a variety of varsity teams, OFSAA tournaments, York Simcoe Express hockey, Ontario Summer Games, Trinity College School and the Toronto Argonauts Football Club. Amber currently has her own clinical practice and treats the National and Provincial level athletes at Shenderey Gymnastics in Newmarket.
Amber has completed courses in Soft Tissue Release, Muscle Energy Techniques, Fascial Release, and Craniosacral Therapy. Amber will use many different manual techniques in her treatments; while focusing on correcting muscle imbalances, preventing injury, educating patients, and providing patients with home programs for continual care. She has experience treating concussions and performing baseline testing; and aims to continue helping and educating those with concussions regarding treatment for work, school, and play.
Amber is looking forward to growing her practice at Balanced Body Breakthrough.
Mike Grafstein RMT, R.Kin, SMT(C), CAT(C), CMRP
Shift Concussion Management Program Certified Provider
Mike Graduated from Sheridan College with a diploma in Sport Injury Management 1991 and became a Certified Athletic Therapist in 1992. In 2000 Mike graduated from Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy and became an RMT in October that year. In 2012 Mike successfully passed his National Certification for Sport Massage. He is one of four people in Canada to hold those three designations. In 2016 Mike became a Registered Kinesiologist.
Mike has worked with many sports but for the last 25 years he has been heavily involved with soccer at the provincial, national, and academy level. He has traveled internationally to England, France, and Germany working with 1 to 3 soccer teams as the senior therapist with Bryst International.
He is an Advanced Sport Massage Technique Instructor through the CSMTA as well as speaker on Concussions and Prevention of Sport Injuries.
Mike is a Shift Concussion Management Program Certified Provider. His clinical work focuses on assessment and rehabilitation of concussions, sport injuries, chronic pain and post-surgery treatment.
Mike has completed his Matrix Therapy Certification with his practical thesis focused on concussions.
Mark MacDougall, CAT(C)
Mark has a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from the University of Waterloo. He has been a Certified Athletic Therapist for over 25 years and has experience dealing with injuries in both clinical and field applications. Mark loves all sports and is currently working with a local minor league hockey team.
Mark has taken many courses including Muscle Energy, Myofascial Release, Thoracic Mobilization and Craniosacral. The courses Mark takes and his years of experience gives him the ability to get you healthy quickly. He works with a wide variety of clientele ranging from elite athletes to recreation ones and treats all musculoskeletal injuries in athletes and non-athletes, young to old.
Finding the cause of your pain or injury is paramount to getting you healed quickly. Mark looks at the overall picture and creates an individualized treatment plan to address your needs.
Melodie McKay, RHN, NNCP, CHCP
Melodie graduated from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition as a Registered Holistic Nutritionist in 2016. Shortly after opening her own clinical practice in June of the same year, she enrolled at the Edison Institute of Nutrition to become a Certified Holistic Cancer Practitioner. Melodie stays current on the latest dietary “trends” and nutrition/cancer research by regularly updating her skills and maintaining her good standing as a Natural Nutrition Clinical Practitioner with the Canadian Association of Natural Nutritional Practitioners (CANNP).
Anyone who knows Melodie will tell you that she is passionate about health, wellness and real food! It was through her own 10 year journey to get well that she came to believe that we must nourish our bodies with live, natural and good quality whole foods, that we must find time to move because stress and inactivity can weaken our bodies, and finally, that gratitude and joy is so good for the soul. It is this holistic approach to wellness that she shares with her clients.
Melodie’s services include nutrition counselling for individuals and families, cancer coaching, whole food meal planning and in-home meal prep services, group workshops, food/cooking demos, and corporate wellness seminars.
If you are looking for someone who will listen, support you through an illness, or you just need some current, professional nutritional guidance, please don’t wait to get in touch with Melodie!