Dr. Brandy Strelec, BSc (Hons), ND

Board Certified Naturopathic Doctor and Certified Bowen Practitioner

Dr. Brandy Strelec has always had a passion for health, which led her to focus on assisting patients in their achievement of optimal health by assessing the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspect of health and addressing the underlying core of their health concerns. She develops individualized treatment plans and educates patients about their health while encouraging them to take an active role in their own health care.

As a licensed and registered Naturopathic Doctor, Dr. Strelec utilizes her strong background in Nutrition, Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine, Lifestyle counseling, Botanical Medicine, Homeopathy and Physical Medicine to assist her patients in attaining their treatment goals. She has a wealth of experience in dealing with hormone imbalances and digestive disorders. She has special interests in women’s health, chronic stress and fatigue related issues, digestive health issues, heart disease, diabetes, pain management, fertility, and pediatrics. She has also designed specific programs dealing with weight management, detoxification, healthy aging and stress reduction. Brandy also brings her experience as a Bowen practitioner to add options for additional, individualized care for pain management.

Educational Studies
Dr. Brandy Strelec received her undergraduate degree from McMaster University majoring in Biology and Psychology. Dr. Brandy completed a four year graduate degree at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto where she graduated with Honours as a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine. She was also awarded the prestigious President’s Award which recognizes a graduate exemplifying missionary work and professional courage, who is entrepreneurial, and a visionary. Dr. Strelec is a member of the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors, the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors, and is registered and licensed with the Board of Directors of Drugless Therapy – Naturopathy. She is additionally licensed as a certified intravenous therapy Naturopathic Doctor.

Community Involvement
An active Rotarian with the Rotary Club of Huntsville, Brandy served as President in 2015 and was awarded the Rotarian of the Year in 2014. Through Rotary, Brandy is engaged both locally with various events and committees as well as globally with international projects. Enliven is a new not for profit community driven organization for self care through the cancer process that Brandy is a founding director of the board. In recognition of Brandy’s commitment to Muskoka, she was nominated in 2014 for the Women of Distinction Award.


Dr. Nina Lauffer, BES (Hons), BEd, ND

Board Certified Naturopathic Doctor

Dr Nina Lauffer, has always had a passion for healthcare, and while immersed in the sciences in her undergraduate program, she was struck by how much a person’s environment influences health, yet so little focus is put on connecting the two. With a clear passion for learning, teaching, and healthcare, she decided to pursue a career in Naturopathic Medicine.
Nina is passionate about teaching and empowering her patients to take charge of their health and well being. Dr. Lauffer also has experience treating a wide range of conditions, with special interest in anxiety, depression, fatigue, menopause, fertility, as well as digestive health and food sensitivities. Focusing on finding the root cause of acute and chronic illness, eliminating preventable risk factors, and using evidence based natural therapies to promote healing.

Modalities (therapeutic methods) used may include: Acupuncture, Clinical nutrition, Botanical medicine, Physical medicine and homeopathic medicine, and Lifestyle counselling and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Educational Studies
Dr. Nina Lauffer received her undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies at York University. During this time, Nina also completed her teaching degree and is certified to teach science at the intermediate senior level. Dr. Lauffer has done seminars for Georgian College and continues to give talks and workshops locally.

Dr. Nina offers free 15 minute consultations to give you an opportunity to discuss your health concerns, and what treatment options are available to you.


Matthew Kennedy, RMT

Registered Massage Therapist.

As an RMT, Matt is dedicated to following the standards of practice and ensuring patient-centred care for his clients. By understanding his client’s needs through assessments, and discussions, Matt is able to provide a treatment plan to aid his clients. Treatment plans may vary from wellness massage to reduce stress, to rehabilitative massages for chronic pain conditions.
Matt has a passion for helping clients in need, and leverages his skills to improve their quality of life. Following every session, Matt develops a remedial exercise routine to keep his clients engaged, and consistently improving.

Educational Studies
Matthew (Matt) Kennedy is a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO), as well as a member of the Registered Massage Therapy Association of Ontario (RMTAO). Matt graduated from Humber College with an advanced Diploma in Massage therapy.



Live Blood Analysis               

Meet Jennie Thomson, your trusted Clinical Herbalist from Muskoka, bringing the power of nature to your healing journey!  With years of experience in herbalism, I’ve now incorporated Live Blood Analysis into my practice at Core Health.

What is Live Blood Analysis? It’s a holistic approach where we examine a drop of your blood under a microscope, offering insights into your well-being. By combining this technique with herbalism, I tailor personalized plans to address your unique health needs.

My passion lies in guiding you towards optimal wellness using the wisdom of herbs and the fascinating insights from Live Blood Analysis. Let’s embark on a journey to holistic health together!