Our Team

A Team Committed To Whole Health

Each member of the team at The Clinic YYC is highly skilled in their own areas of specialization. Our team works collaboratively to build a personalized and comprehensive wellness strategy for each client. Our team approach allows us to integrate several treatment modalities to relieve pain and restore optimal function so your well-being is fostered by the health of your body, mind, and spirit. Meet the passionate and knowledgeable team of The Clinic YYC.

Dr. Sheena Walli

Dr. Sheena Walli

Dr. Sheena Walli

Chiropractic Doctor, Medical Acupuncture Provider, FDN and ART certified & Clinic Director

Dr. Walli is a Clinic Director at The Clinic YYC. Her vision behind “The Clinic YYC” is to create an environment where people can “ACTIVATE THEIR OWN HEALTH”. Her goals are simple, to provide high-quality, evidence-based and patient-centered care. She wants to give her patients adequate resources to facilitate and achieve wellness so they can seize their potential. Dr. Walli’s academic journey began at the University of Calgary where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology in 2006. After providing rehabilitation care and treatment to people with brain injuries, stroke and cognitive dysfunction for over a year, she decided to move to Toronto to further her education and passion for health and well-being. She successfully earned a Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2011 from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College.

Dr. Walli has learned that the chiropractic health model not only aims at resolving patient’s current symptoms but also encourages healthy lifestyle choices with a long-term focus in mind. She believes in the importance of patient education and empowerment by working with each patient through the application of various manual treatment techniques.

Dr. Walli is not your typical Chiropractor. She has been trained in the latest soft tissue therapy techniques which are used to complement her approach to her hands-on manual therapy skills. Using a myriad of other treatment options such as exercise or rehabilitation, functional assessments, electro-modalities and nutritional advice, she further enhances the therapeutic effect. Overall providing a comprehensive approach to health care.

In her spare time, Dr. Walli works with a multitude of team sports including dance, soccer and volleyball. She also spends numerous hours volunteering her time within the Chiropractic community, serving as a proctor in the National Board exams.

Seldom do we realize our potential. Always “move the way you are meant to” - Dr. Sheena

Dr. Sadiq Rajan

Dr. Sadiq Rajan

Dr. Sadiq Rajan

Chiropractic Doctor, Medical Acupuncture Provider & FDN certified

Dr. Sadiq Rajan is a Chiropractor at The Clinic YYC. After graduating from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology in 2013, Dr. Rajan continued his education by obtaining a Doctorate of Chiropractic at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2017. During his clinical internship in the GTA, Dr. Rajan gained experience in treating many different patients and conditions. Through this, he emphasized his treatment style not only on decreasing pain but also on improving daily function in order to increase his patient’s quality of life by sustaining a healthier lifestyle.

Dr. Rajan primarily focuses on individuals who suffer from postural ailments due to prolonged sitting. His treatment consists of chiropractic care through the use of manual therapy, acupuncture using a Traditional Chinese Medicine approach, rehabilitation and corrective exercises, as well as healthy lifestyle choices through patient education.

Throughout his academic career, Dr. Rajan has always had a keen interest in expanding his knowledge about the human body through functional anatomy and biomechanics. He is eager to stay up to date with the latest literature in evidence-based chiropractic care because he believes that in order for an individual to reach their true potential, they deserve the most recent and the best possible treatment.

Dr. Katie White

Dr. Katie White

Dr. Katie White

Chiropractic Doctor & Medical Acupuncture Provider 

Dr. Katie White grew up in the Greater Toronto Area where she was involved in many team sports including field hockey and rugby. During this time she experienced low back pain herself and was introduced to chiropractic and fell in love with manual care. She then pursued her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology at Brock University before continuing her education at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. 

During her clinical internship she gained experience treating a myriad of conditions. She has a special interest in treating headaches, helping patients identify triggers and find solutions for head and neck pain. It is important to Katie that each patient receives individualized care based on their unique condition. 

Dr. White provides evidence-based, patient-centered care, focusing on treating the whole person. Her approach includes a combination of chiropractic adjustments, acupuncture, soft tissue therapy, instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization, exercise prescription and sleep hygiene. Her goals are to relieve discomfort, improve mobility, and enhance patient quality of life which allow her patients to live fulfilling lives. 

Katie spent her summers off from school in Alberta working in Waterton National Park. There she fell in love with the mountains and knew she had to move to Calgary. When not in the clinic you can find Dr. White exploring the city, hiking with her Dog, and working on her yoga practice. She’s currently taking recommendations for the best things to do in Calgary! 

Brooklyn Stretch (On Maternity Leave)

Brooklyn Stretch (On Maternity Leave)

Brooklyn Stretch (On Maternity Leave)

Registered Physiotherapist, FDN certified

Brooklyn graduated with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta in 2018 and holds a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the same university. Brooklyn is currently working towards completing the manual therapy levels through the National Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and is certified in Functional Dry Needling (IMS).

Brooklyn loves working with people to help them achieve their goals and prevent future injury. She uses a combination of education, exercise prescription, and manual therapy in her treatments. She is passionate about giving her patients the tools they need and making treatment enjoyable!

Brooklyn grew up on an acreage south of Leduc, Alberta and has happily called Calgary home since 2019. Previously she was a competitive jazz and ballet dancer, and currently enjoys staying active through hiking, skiing, biking and running.

Sarah Erickson

Sarah Erickson

Sarah Erickson

Registered Physiotherapist, Pelvic Health Specialist & FDN certified

 

Sarah moved from Vancouver in 2010 to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology at the University of Calgary. Following this, Sarah completed a Master of Science in Physiotherapy at the University of Alberta, graduating in 2015. 

Sarah takes a hands-on approach to her Physiotherapy practice, focusing on various forms of manual therapy, including soft-tissue release, joint mobilizations and muscle energy techniques. Sarah also provides her clients with individually-tailored therapeutic exercise programs and education regarding their injuries. She believes in empowering her clients to be active participants in their rehabilitation and works with individuals to address their unique rehabilitation goals. Sarah is certified to treat using Acupuncture through Acupuncture Canada. She is also certified in functional dry needling (FDN) through KinetaCore. Sarah is also pursuing advanced manual therapy training through the Canadian Orthopaedic Division Advanced Integrated Musculoskeletal (AIM) Physiotherapy program.

Sarah is also a certified Pelvic Health Physiotherapist and is able to treat women and men with conditions such as urinary and bowel incontinence, urinary urgency and frequency, pelvic organ prolapse, chronic pelvic or lower abdominal pain, constipation, Diastasis Recti, dyspareunia (painful intercourse), and general pelvic floor dysfunction. Sarah has a keen interest in working with pregnant and post-partum individuals and enjoys helping birthing parents prepare for labour and delivery and safely return to sport and activity during the post-partum period.

Sarah's background as a professional dancer is what motivated her to become a Physiotherapist, and she enjoys working with dancers of various styles and techniques. In her spare time, Sarah enjoys camping, skiing, yoga and spending time with her family.

Ashley Herrington

Ashley Herrington

Ashley Herrington

Registered Massage Therapist

Ashley graduated from Mount Royal University in 2015, earning her Massage Therapy Diploma after 2200 hours of practicum and classroom study. While studying, she was trained in Swedish and therapeutic massage, trigger point release therapy and therapeutic exercise. As well as the basics of myofascial release and manual lymphatic drainage.

Since joining The Clinic YYC team in September of 2015, Ashley has continued to expand her skills by studying and earning her certification in Cupping Therapy. In the future she intends to further her studies in myofascial release and manual lymphatic drainage, pursuing certifications in advanced techniques. As well as studying new modalities such as hot stone therapy and orthopedic massage, among others.

As the main focus at The Clinic YYC is to provide quality care and effective treatment for all patients, Ashley is dedicated to ensuring that no patient feels unsatisfied. Working with each and every patient, she will assist in setting up a proper therapy schedule, no matter if it is for relaxation/stress release, injury rehabilitation, or therapeutic massage. As well, Ashley is happy to answer any and all questions before, during, or after treatment regarding what procedures best suit each individual situation, to ensure your 100% confidence in The Clinic YYC as your wellness provider.

Jessica Marks

Jessica Marks

Jessica Marks

Registered Massage Therapist

Growing up in Victoria, BC, Jess played multiple sports, her foremost being soccer. Through many injuries, Jess found her passion for rehab and injury prevention. She went on to complete her Diploma in the Registered Massage Therapy program at Camosun College, in Victoria BC, later obtaining her BC Massage Therapy License.

During her time at school, Jess got to work with a wide variety of athletes, injuries, and everyday people looking to improve their mobility and performance. She believes that a hands-on, and client-based approach is the best way to help her clients reach their goals.

Dr. Julie Clark

Dr. Julie Clark

Dr. Julie Clark

Naturopathic Doctor, Acupuncture Provider, IV and Injection therapy certified

 

Dr. Julie is an island girl originally from Prince Edward Island. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Biology, with the neuroscience option, at Acadia University. She pursued her passion for Naturopathic Medicine by obtaining her Doctor of Naturopathy degree from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) in 2017.

 

Dr. Julie believes that we all deserve to live in a state of optimal health and wellness. Her goal is to educate and empower you on how to optimize your health (mind, body and spirit). She focuses on preventative medicine and has a passion for optimizing gut, hormone and skin health. Dr. Julie creates a safe therapeutic space for you to feel heard and understood.

 

Dr. Julie uses evidence-based therapies in her practice such as lifestyle medicine, nutrition, targeted supplementation, acupuncture, IV and injection therapy, mindfulness and breathing techniques. These therapies create the catalyst for change the body needs to heal and come back into alignment.

 

On her time off, she enjoys travelling, reading, yoga, being outdoors in nature, and walking her dog Norman.

Darla Jarrett

Darla Jarrett

Darla Jarrett

Registered Acupuncturist

Darla graduated from the three year Acupuncture program at the Alberta College of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine in Calgary, Alberta.  She is a registered and active member in good standing at the College of Acupuncturists of Alberta.  She is trained in Acupuncture, cupping, Gua Sha and Tuina.

Darla’s passion for Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine stems from a lifelong journey of Health and Wellness experience.  She graduated from Mount Royal College/University in 2000 with her Personal Fitness Trainer Certification working as a Personal Trainer, group fitness instructor, and business owner in this field for 20 years.  During that time she also attended the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition becoming a Certified Holistic Nutritionist in 2009.  Through her own personal struggles and physical ailments she found the powerful healing abilities of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine.  She instantly loved how this Eastern alternative medicine could not only treat her injuries, but how it could treat day to day health issues such as headaches, common colds, asthma, TMJ, insomnia and digestive disturbances.

She believes in taking care of our bodies everyday from what we eat, caring for and understanding the importance of our mental health, setting personal boundaries and the importance of physical movement.  She is an advocate of health maintenance and disease prevention, getting to the root of our health issues is key, not just treating the symptoms.  Darla has a strong dedication to helping her patients achieve physical and mental well being.  Common treatments include but are not limited to: stress, anxiety, insomnia, digestive issues, headaches, women’s health, disease prevention and musculoskeletal problems.

In her spare time you will find her outside enjoying nature mountain biking, trail running, skiing, hiking and gardening.  She loves to spend time with friends and family and her best furry friend  “Rica”.
 

Inaya Lakhani

Inaya Lakhani

Inaya Lakhani

Kinesiologist

Inaya is a highly skilled Registered Kinesiologist, known for her expertise in exercise therapy and interdisciplinary collaboration.

She graduated with distinction from the University of Calgary in 2022, earning a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. With two years of experience as an exercise therapist and currently working as a registered kinesiologist within interdisciplinary teams, Inaya's dedication and knowledge have made her a respected professional in her field. 

She is certified in performing functional assessments, graston technique, myofacial cupping and individualized exercise prescription. 

In her free time, Inaya enjoys dancing and sharing her passion by teaching various choreographies to different dance groups as well as participating in competitions nationally! 

Paige Thomsen

Paige Thomsen

Paige Thomsen

Registered Dietitian

Paige started her career as a Registered Dietitian in 2018 after completing her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and dietetic internship through the University of Alberta. She has worked in a variety of care settings with an extensive focus in First Nation communities, including chronic disease management and community health programming. Recognizing how each client’s identity and experiences impact their health behaviours, Paige is strongly committed to decreasing the stigmatization of marginalized identities across the nutrition field in the pursuit of health equity.

Paige compassionately supports those seeking to balance their busy lifestyles with their health. This includes incorporating a comprehensive approach to her counselling including mindful eating, intuitive eating, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, and interactive meal support. She will help you build long-term skills to aid in your health goals and relationship with food. She believes that living at peace with food and our bodies is when we can truly be our most authentic selves.

Outside of work, Paige is very active. She completed her first half marathon in 2021 and enjoys hiking, hockey, baseball, and climbing. To relax, she’s recently started portrait drawing of friends, family, and celebrities. Above all else, you will recognize she has a deep passion for new food and sandwiches.

Fayaz Somji

Fayaz Somji

Fayaz Somji

Clinic Manager

Fayaz is a Clinic Manager and Dr. Sheena’s husband and business partner at The Clinic YYC. Fayaz is responsible for organizing and coordinating office operations and procedures in order to ensure effectiveness and efficiency. He ensures the office runs smoothly! Fayaz completed a Health Services Administration Diploma from Dalhousie University in April 2006, a Bachelor of Business Operations from DeVry Institute of Technology in June 2006, followed by a Master of Business Administration from Keller Graduate School of Management in March 2008. Fayaz has also completed many leadership training and teaching courses in the past.

Fayaz comes with a wealth of work experience in various Administrative, Management and Instructor positions. During his 10 years of work experience at DeVry, he has learned how to provide stellar service, how to care for customers and how to dazzle customer relationships. Fayaz has also learned how to lead and be patient during various times.

When Fayaz is not in the clinic, he can be found on the soccer field, or hiking up a mountain. His common passion for health, well-being and performance makes him an asset to the wellness team. Fayaz believes it is important to be active and live a healthy lifestyle. Being active is also being pain-free and moving.

What are you waiting for? Let’s get you treated and moving!

Lori Pilling

Lori Pilling

Lori Pilling

Consultant

Lori comes to The Clinic YYC with a varied background in legal, business development and clinic management. Living in Calgary now for almost 20 years, she still calls Edmonton "home". Lori is passionate about customers and clients and wants to make sure everyone that becomes a patient at The Clinic YYC feels like part of the family.

She has two teenage boys that keep their family busy! You can find Lori volunteering endlessly (she has a hard time saying no!), playing hockey or watching her boys play hockey, spending time outdoors camping, snowboarding, enjoying our pathways with her dog or hiding from the chaos with a good book. If there is a warm sunny day, the river in Calgary is a good place to look for her.

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The Clinic YYC brings solutions for proactive and preventative care, pain relief, and peak function, and whole health by integrating effective treatment modalities delivered by a team of skilled and knowledgeable specialists. We believe that health care is not a one-size-fits-all strategy and that optimal wellness can be achieved through a personalized program of combined therapies. Here are some of the traditional and advanced treatments available at The Clinic YYC.

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A Better Journey To Health

The Clinic YYC is an inclusive health practice integrating the most effective traditional and advanced treatment modalities available. We are focused on patient care, and proactive & preventative health, and we offer a compassionate and collaborative team approach to give our clients the time and attention they need to achieve optimal health and well-being. The Clinic YYC is your home for whole health.

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Every person’s journey to complete wellness is unique. Achieving optimal health may be easier than you thought, or it might be harder than you expected. But when you partner with the team at The Clinic YYC, you are guaranteed access to some of Calgary’s best wellness professionals and to effective and transformative traditional and advanced treatment modalities to support your goals for physical well-being.

Connect with The Clinic YYC by filling out our contact form, calling us at 1-587-353-5933, faxing us at 1-587-353-5471 or visiting us! We are located in the ECT Tower on the main floor by the north entrance.

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