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OUR TEAM

The friendly staff and Family Chiropractic in Simcoe is comprised of chiropractors, massage therapists, and psychotherapists. These professionals work together to offer you access to a complete health and wellness program.

Dr. Angela Van De Walle, (H) B.Sc, D.C.

Dr. Angela Vandewalle, the oldest of 4 children, grew up on a tobacco farm in Delhi.  She attended DDSS and then graduated with distinction from the University of Western Ontario in 1996 with an honours bachelor of science degree in human physiology. Her appreciation for the natural healing arts blossomed during her years at Western and she was accepted at CMCC in Toronto.  She graduated from CMCC in 2000 with her Doctor of Chiropractic and successfully completed the licensing process.

She pursued a dream of travelling and combined that with her new profession by spending a year in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific, doing locum work at chiropractic clinics and gaining a vast and diverse amount of clinical experience as a new graduate.

She then returned home to Canada and started working at Family Chiropractic here in Simcoe in 2001.

Dr. Angela has a special interest and passion in providing care for the entire family with emphasis on lifestyle management (nutrition, exercise) in order to maximize health.  She has taken additional courses in pediatrics and Webster turning as well as TMJ disorders.

She is mom to two children: Julia and Ryan and she loves to run, practice yoga, cook and travel when she is not at work. At any given time, she can also be found at the arena watching her kids play hockey.  Go Pirates!

Dr. Angela passionately believes all patients can restore and regain their health and that our bodies are innately seeking wellness.  She is honoured to be a part of your health care team that comprises many types of health care providers and believes collaboration between providers is essential for patients.  Above all else, she is dedicated to her patients and their wellness.

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MEET THE TEAM

Dr. Ashley Duesling

Chiropractor

Dr. Ashley grew up in Waterford, Ontario and attended both Assumption College and Holy Trinity Secondary School. She completed her undergraduate degree in Honours Health Science at the University of Western Ontario. Dr. Ashley went on to complete her Doctor of Chiropractic degree at Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto. While in Toronto, Dr. Ashley gained extra clinical experience working with Adults with special needs.  She has been at Family Chiropractic since 2011.
Dr. Ashley lives with her husband Nick and daughter Summer in Brantford .  She enjoys exploring the local trails in the summer months and spending time with her family. She is excited to continue providing exceptional care with the Family Chiropractic team and looks forward to many years of service in the area. | VIEW SCHEDULE

Rihannon Kirkwood

Registered Massage Therapist

Rihannon Kirkwood grew up in Port Dover and attended Port Dover Composite School.
She completed introductory courses in therapeutic touch, reflexology and holistic nutrition before enrolling in the Massage therapy program at the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in Kitchener. Through CCMH, Rihannon participated in outreach programs in the athletic department of Univ. of Guelph working specifically with track athletes. Rihannon also attended outreach at Guelph general hospital in the labor and delivery dept.
She graduated in 2007 from CCMH with additional certification in prenatal massage and successfully completed the OSCE exams.
Rihannon lives in Port Dover with her three daughters and is thoroughly enjoying providing quality massage therapy service at Family Chiropractic. | VIEW SCHEDULE

Stephanie Blizman

Registered Massage Therapist
Stephanie Blizman grew up in Norfolk County and attended Delhi District Secondary School. From there she attended and graduated from the Centennial College Registered Massage Therapy program in 2005. During the three year program, she participated in many outreach programs such as prenatal care, infant massage, sports therapy, and palliative care.  She has enjoyed treating a wide range of clients through her ten years of practice.
Stephanie resides just outside of Simcoe and loves spending time with her husband and two sons.  She enjoys helping her clients to  feel their best with massage therapy and is truly happy to be a part of the Family Chiropractic team! | VIEW SCHEDULE

Sarah Witham

Registered Massage Therapist

Sarah was born and raised in Norfolk county. She graduated from Delhi District Secondary School and went to Toronto where she completed the massage therapy program at Kikkawa College and became registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. Sarah has been practicing massage therapy for over fifteen years in Norfolk. She enjoys working with clients using a variety of modalities and treatments to help achieve relief and wellness. In her spare time, she enjoys going for walks and gardening. Sarah lives in Waterford with her husband Kevin and two daughters Abbey and Sophie. | VIEW SCHEDULE

Leslie Teeple

Registered Massage Therapist

Leslie was born and raised in Norfolk County. After graduating from Port Dover Composite School, she worked for a few years before attending college as a mature student. Leslie graduated the Massage and Hydrotherapy course at Canadian Therapeutic College with honours, then passed the CMTO OSCE board exam in October of 2001. She has bee a practising RMT since that time.

Leslie truly loves the massage therapy profession, and being able to help people feel better. | VIEW SCHEDULE

Angela Herzog

Psychotherapist

Angela offers body-oriented psychotherapy and counselling services for physical and emotional trauma. She brings 10 years of experience and knowledge from the social service field.  Trauma and the body was her focus of study Masters of Arts in Counselling at University of Ottawa.

“I have thoroughly enjoyed supporting each individual through their unique life’s challenges and am honoured to continue my practice in a way that is authentic to my own life’s journey of embodied healing.”

Whitney Hedges­ Carrol

Chiropractic Health Assistant

My name is Whitney Hedges­ Carroll. I grew up in a little subdivision called Pinegrove and attended Delhi District Secondary School. I just fulfilled my dream and just graduated from the Health Care Office Assistant program at Fanshawe College.

My husband and I live in Waterford with our three dogs and two cats. I am so excited to have become part of the Family Chiropractic team. I have benefited personally from chiropractic care and, am happy to be part of making a difference to our communities everyday general health.

Helen Goode

Chiropractic Health Assistant

Helen was born and raised in Norfolk County.  Helen graduated from Waterford District High School.  In 1995 she completed the Chiropractic Health Assistant program.  She went on to work with several chiropractors in the Toronto area.

Helen moved back to Simcoe in 2007 continuing her work in the chiropractic field.  She joined our office in November 2011.
Helen enjoys spending time with her daughter Nina, family and friends.
Helen has enjoyed working with chiropractors for 14+ years and being part of the Family Chiropractic team.