Meet Our Team

Acupuncturist. Clinical Counsellor. Chiropractor. Kinesiologist. (Active Rehabilitation). Registered Massage Therapist (RMT). Reiki Practitioner

Congrong (Tina) Huang,

Surrey Newton, Acupuncturist

Tina has been an acupuncturist in Canada since 2014, but has been practicing Chinese Medicine since 1990 in Guizhou, China. Her many years of experience has given her a vast knowledge of how the human body functions. Tina communicates well to thoroughly assess each patient and then provides a variety of treatments such as needling, tuina, guasha, blood-letting and other techniques to skillfully optimize each patient’s treatment. She is calm, focused, and passionate about improving people’s lives and hopes that she can make an impact on as many people as possible.

Leila Montemayor

Surrey Newton, Acupuncturist

Leila is a registered member of the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturist of British Columbia. She completed her Acupuncture diploma from Tzu Chi International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Being driven by her commitment to constantly better herself, she is currently training to incorporate herbal medicine in her practice with the Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine education from the same institution.

Dr. Jagdave (JD) Kalkat,

Surrey Newton, Chiropractor

Dr. JD Kalkat is a chiropractor born and raised in Delta, British Columbia. Dr. Kalkat went to Simon Fraser University on an entrance scholarship, where he obtained his Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences. He then went to the University of Western States in Portland, Oregon, where he obtained his Doctor of Chiropractic. Dr. Kalkat is board certified in both Canada and the United States.

At the University of Western States, Dr. Kalkat practiced under former BC Lions center and current chiropractor, Dr. Doug Davies. It is through this mentorship that Dr. Kalkat credits his excellent understanding of sports related injuries. He enjoys dealing with all aspects of care, whether it is rehab related, or maintenance care. In particular, Dr. Kalkat likes to deal with chronic low back and neck cases, as well as sports related injuries. His treatment consists of using a combination of adjusting, soft tissue therapy, as well as rehab exercises and taping, in accordance with a patient’s needs. Dr. Kalkat’s goal is to help both chronic and acute patients get to pain free, optimal level of activity.

Sonia Randhawa,

Surrey Newton, Clinical Counsellor

Sonia is a Registered Clinical Counsellor and graduated with her Masters of Counselling Psychology Degree from Adler University. She has a wide range of training and experience working with adolescents, adults and families, and provides counselling services in both English and Punjabi.

Your mental health is impacted by the systems you live within - especially with the increased stressors and challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Sonia believes that the mind, body and spirit are all connected and works with you to explore, grow and heal. Sonia is committed to offering her clients a judgement-free, empathy-filled space through a trauma informed lens.

She works from a strength-based, collaborative and holistic approach utilizing a variety of techniques and interventions that are designed to match individual needs. Her calm, caring and open-minded attitude helps clients feel comfortable, respected and understood as they grow at their own pace.

Brandon Fitzgerald

Surrey Newton, Registered Massage Therapist (RMT)

BRANDON IS ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS

Brandon graduated from the Academy Canada massage therapy program in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador in 2019. He is also a Certified Personal Trainer, working with both athletes and everyday people and has acted as team trainer for minor lacrosse teams in the lower mainland in the past. Brandon utilizes manual massage therapy, strengthening exercises, and stretching to achieve the best results for his patients, and loves helping people feel the best they can in their bodies.

Petra Jurak

Surrey Newton, Registered Massage Therapist (RMT)

Petra Jurcak graduated from Vancouver College of Massage Therapy in 2009. She treats with a gentle heart and strong hands, using her knowledge as well as her intuition. Petra focuses on the patients’ well being first, and then any condition that may be present. Her professional and friendly manner allows patients to feel comfortable and confident in her treatments, and each treatment is suited to their needs, whether it be a desire for relaxation, or dealing with an orthopedic or soft tissue complaint.

Petra is trained in the safe and effective treatment of many physical complaints, and a wide variety of orthopedic and systemic concerns; some of these include pregnancy-related discomfort, post-fracture/operative complaints, soft tissue injuries, arthritic pain, headaches, and stress.

As a former instructor at Vancouver College of Massage Therapy, Petra spent close to five years sharing her knowledge with future RMTs, and has always done the same in the clinic through patient education. She very often incorporates homecare advice into treatments to help patients discover ways that they can potentially improve their quality of movement, and proactively decrease some of the discomfort that may be present in their body.

Outside the clinic, Petra follows a health-focused lifestyle, spending her time learning more about the body, and what makes it function well, whether it be through exercise, or nutrition; One of her future goals includes becoming a certified yoga instructor. An important part of her life is getting out into nature, and you can often find her exploring the mountains and forests, or simply tending to her plants at home. In her spare time, she also creates handmade jewellery, and art pieces. It has always been very natural for Petra to work with her hands, and she is quite passionate about what she does.

Amanda Leah Seminiano

Surrey Newton, Registered Massage Therapist (RMT)

Amanda is currently not accepting new patients unless referred by current patients. Please call the office to book an appointment. She is not available online to book.

Registered Massage Therapist (since 2010), Fascial Stretch Therapist Level II

"It's never too late to start listening to your body and give it what it needs. "

Amanda believes health is an essential part of life. She has been lucky enough to find one of my passions in life - massage therapy - and I'm grateful to be able to do this as my career. As a massage therapist, her goal is to listen to patient's needs and to help them achieve their maximum potential through a combination of modalities. All patient treatments are customized and designed based their assessment which may include postural alignment, functional movement, strength testing, and special tests. Amanda focuses mainly on obtaining functional range of motion, strength and power, aligning structures and guiding muscles to perform to its optimal ability by looking at the entire body's structure.

Amanda has the experience in treating the following lock jaw, TMJ dysfunction, wry neck, headaches, stiffness, whiplash, strain, spasm, pre- and post-surgical, impingement, frozen shoulder, dislocation, thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS), tingling, weakness, tennis elbow, golfer's elbow, carpal tunnel, rib subluxation, rib immobility, back strain, spasm, pelvic malalignment, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, sciatica, runner's / jumper's knee, patellofemoral dysfunction, outside knee pain, ankle sprains, irregular gait, over-pronation in the foot.

Wendy (Qiao) Zhan

Surrey Newton, Registered Massage Therapist (RMT)

WENDY IS ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS

Wendy Zhan is always passionate about the healthcare industry. Wendy graduated from Vancouver Career College of Massage Therapy in 2021, and She has over ten years of Chinese Tuina massage experience in China and Canada. Wendy completed her Chinese traditional medicine course in 2005; she participated in and completed the intern program for cardio-cerebrovascular disease rehabilitation from 2004 to 2006.

Wendy joined Therapy Now as a Registered massage therapist in Surrey in 2022. She loves the people in this community.

Wendy is dedicated to her profession and is eager to increase her skills and knowledge as a therapist. She is highly committed to treating her clients with a customized approach to fit each need. She is experienced with a combination of therapeutic massage techniques and manual therapies, including but not limited to general Swedish massage, deep tissue techniques, joint mobilizations, trigger point release, muscle energy techniques and myofascial release. She enjoys helping people find their underlying causes of postural imbalance and returning their bodies to their normal, balanced state. She also provides a home-care plan to assist the patients after their treatments.

Wendy was a high school athlete; she had several injuries from training and competition, knowing firsthand how the pain works. She is passionate about helping people who suffer from acute and chronic injuries.

Besides work, Wendy also loves cycling, swimming and hiking. She always steps up and volunteers for the cycling and hiking communities whenever needed.

Wendy is always willing to help people recover from their injuries, live pain-free and educate people on body awareness. Please book an appointment with her, and she is there to help.

Sandeep Poonian,

Sandeep Poonian is a practicing Kinesiologist from Abbotsford, British Columbia. Sandeep attended the University of British Columbia and studied biological science. From there, he attended the University of the Fraser Valley to obtain his degree in Kinesiology with a focus on clinical and exercise science. He brings more than 5 years of clinical experience as a Kinesiologist to the clinic, and more than 10 years of experience working with injured populations, such as athletes and the elderly.

Surrey Newton, Kinesiologist (Active Rehabilitation)

Kris (Krisdeep) Kular

KRIS IS ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS

Kris completed her Bachelor of Kinesiology Degree with a specialization in Exercise Science from the University of the Fraser Valley. She is a practicing member of the BC Association of Kinesiologists.

Growing up, Kris was fascinated with health sciences and sports. She grew up playing sports which drives her passion for exercise therapy. Kris is a huge believer of evidence based approach in patient care. She uses a functional approach when developing an exercise rehab program for her patients. As a kinesiologist, Kris is able to conduct a postural assessment, and then design a rehab program to educate her patients on how to effectively use proper muscles and body mechanics to prevent any further injuries.

In her spare time, Kris enjoys working out at the gym, going for long distance runs and playing soccer with her co-ed team.

Surrey Newton, Kinesiologist (Active Rehabilitation)

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Contacts

Call | Text 604-401-0459
Email info@therapynow.ca

Hours

Every other Monday 10 - 5PM
Tuesdays 10 - 6PM
Wednesday 10 - 6PM
Thursday 11:30 - 6PM
Friday 10 - 6PM
Saturday 9 - 2PM