About Acutoronto

Acutoronto, an Integrative Health and Wellness Clinic focused in reproductive health and fertility. We’ve prided ourselves in guiding individuals and couples through their fertility journey and supporting them through a healthy conception, pregnancy and labour for over 16 years. 

We are a multidisciplinary clinic providing superior care in the field of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Registered Massage Therapy, Psychotherapy and Naturopathic Medicine.

Acutoronto’s practice focuses in reproductive and hormonal health for all stages of life providing a natural and effective means of addressing health concerns. Acutoronto is dedicated to promoting the general public’s understanding of health. Providing professional and effective care while offering valuable resources for the benefit of health and well-being.

Jasmine Sufi

Registered Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner

More about Jasmine

Jasmine is a Registered Practitioner with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncturists of Ontario.

Ellice and I started this little clinic with a vision of a wellness clinic with a lot of heart, providing unsurpassed compassionate care with a team that love what they do and do their best in empowering people with their health.

We started with just the basics and some ambition and 16 years later we’ve grown to having a multidisciplinary practice with amazing practitioners with a focused interest in fertility, pregnancy and postpartum care. We all work towards optimizing every person’s health and well-being!

I love what I do and am blessed to be able to grow and learn with the group of clients that have come my way over the years. I am grateful to have had the opportunity to get to know my clients and grow with them as we carve out their health goals and work towards achieving all of them.

I began my educational career at the University of Toronto, completing a H.BSc in neuroscience and Biology. I then continued my journey to complete a 4 year program in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture at the Michener Institute of Applied Health Sciences. My experience also includes; internships at Mount Sinai and St. John’s Rehabilitation Hospital and 8 years of teaching clinical acupuncture at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. My continual pursuit of knowledge has helped to keep me embedded in the foundations of Chinese Medicine while constantly growing and molding to the new research that arise. This unique skillset gives me the ability to adapt to the needs of my clients as science gains new grounds in the field of TCM.

Ellice Yang

Registered Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner

More about Ellice

Ellice is a Registered Practitioner with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncturists of Ontario and a graduate from the University of Toronto with an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in biology.

Acutoronto has really evolved into what Jasmine and I envisioned back in 2004 – an integrative health centre focusing on reproductive health to address fertility issues, pregnancy and labour support.

I am classically trained in Traditional Chinese Medicine but bridge that knowledge with modern science and evidence-based research. Over the years I have had the privilege of being a part of my patient’s health journey to conceive and to support them during their pregnancy and labour. I recognize the unique hardships and sensitivities that come with each patient’s delicate fertility journey and provide a compassionate, warm and understanding environment to help achieve their health goals. After having fertility struggles and children of our own we can appreciate the resilience and share in the joy of our patients. One of the most common feedbacks I receive from patients is their pleasant surprise at how relaxed they are during the treatments and their sense of empowerment from the resources we are able to provide. I learn so much from my patient’s, and by understanding their fears, frustrations and hopes we can work together towards achieving their ultimate goals. We are passionate about Acutoronto and what we do and feel so blessed to work with such amazing people!

Ellice is a Registered Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner (R. TCMP) with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO) and a graduate from the University of Toronto with an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in biology. Ellice completed her studies in Acupunture and Traditional Chinese Medicine at The Michener Institute and graduated with Honours Diploma in Acupuncture. Her clinical experience includes the Wasser Pain Management Centre at the Mount Sinai Hospital, St. John’s Rehabilitation Hospital and the Toronto Centre for Acupuncture. Ellice continues to further her interest in women’s health and reproductive concerns, and has completed advanced courses in fertility, obstetrics and pregnancy. She is currently teaching clinical acupuncture at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine.

Talia Singer

PhD, RN, RP (she/her)
Psychotherapist and Mental Health Nurse

More about Talia

Talia is a Registered Nurse with a mental health specialization, and a therapist with a diploma in Art Therapy.

Sometimes in life we need a helping hand of someone we trust to talk to in confidence. If a problem seem overwhelming it may be time to seek the advice of a caring professional. Talia Singer is a registered mental health nurse and psychotherapist specializing in art therapy. She has a holistic approach to care, using her knowledge and experience as a mental health nurse together with her skills as a psychotherapist.
She is a member of the College of Nurses of Ontario, the Canadian Art Therapy Association and the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association.

Her kind and caring manner creates a trusting and therapeutic environment in which to explore aspects of life that are unfulfilling. If you find yourself having difficulty in dealing with your present situation or stuck in a painful pattern of behavior or feeling, psychotherapy may help you recognize this and make small steps toward change.


Here is a clip of a film by award winning Swedish director Frida Kempff looking at the work of Acutoronto’s mental health nurse and psychotherapist Talia Singer. It is a film about trust and above all, hope.

Psychotherapy Services are now Recognized as a Medical Expense by CRA
Exciting news, The Canada Revenue Agency has recently recognized the cost of non-reimbursed services provided by Registered Psychotherapists as a medical expense eligible for tax credit. The CRA website should reflect this shortly. Book an appointment today with Registered Psychotherapist Talia Singer RN RP. Come for a low-cost talk-therapy consultation or try out her creative art therapy techniques.

Dr. Kate Whimster

Naturopathic Doctor

More about Kate

Two core beliefs drive my practice:

1. Health is wealth: Health is a life requirement, not just to function, but to live to your full potential!  

2. Innate ability to heal: Each of us is a collection of intertwined systems that constantly seek balance.  Our body can regulate itself to resolve and prevent illness.

Patients seek me out because I am known as a tenacious problem-solver, taking a thorough and organized approach in pursuit of long-term healing, not just symptom relief.

I support patients 100% and “walk the talk” in my own life, living according to the same values I promote in practice.  

How I work with patients:

  1. Thorough and focused naturopathic intake
  2. Determine root cause of current dysfunction/disease
  3. All your questions answered
  4. Naturopathic treatment:
    • Symptom management as needed
    • Establish foundations of health
    • Stimulate healing and remove barriers
    • Assess progress and adjust treatment plan accordingly

I have a special interest in:

  • Women’s health and hormone balance at any age (menses to menopause)
  • Fertility, pregnancy, and postpartum support
  • Gynecological concerns (including HPV, abnormal paps, chronic candida, pelvic exams, and more)
  • Thyroid balance (including Hashimoto’s hypothyroid)
  • Digestive health and optimization (including SIBO, IBS, GERD, and more)
  • Healthy detoxification
  • Personalized nutrition (including the Blood Type Diet, the GenoType Diet, SWAMI GenoType software)

Visit me on my website at: www.wavelengthwellness.com

Lori Nueda

Medical Office Administrator

More about Lori

My passion for wanting to be in the medical community started at a young age – I was quite sick as a child and would frequent the hospitals and doctors’ offices a lot and from that experience of having others take care of me it made me want to do the same and give back to the community in any way I can.

I took the Medical Office Administration course at George Brown College and got my diploma – one of the best days of my life 🙂

After a year of searching for the right fit I luckily came across Acutoronto – a cozy and welcoming clinic with compassionate practitioners that cared about the people they took care of and this suited me very well as I am compassionate and caring to anyone that walks into our door.

I have been happily here now at Acutoronto for 10+ years – I am looking forward to many more years to come and to also be a part of your journey here with us.

Jennifer Hau

Registered Massage Therapist (RMT)

More about Jennifer

Jennifer is a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) whose personal journey to healing sparked a curiosity for the mind-body connection. She graduated from Sutherland-Chan School of Massage Therapy and Teaching Clinic, with an expertise in massage techniques including: Swedish, gentle myofasical release, dynamic movement and lymphatic drainage. By gently reminding patients to reconnect their mind and body through awareness of breath and posture, Jennifer focuses on the value of self-care and relaxation in her practice.

Her emphatic and holistic approach to massage means she incorporates a patient’s lifestyle, breathing, and movement patterns to help guide patients to co-create their treatment plans. She strongly believes in empowering patients and reminding them they are the experts of their own bodies. Her holistic approach to health includes collaboration with other health practitioners such as acupuncturists, physiotherapists, chiropractors, naturopaths, osteopaths, holistic nutritionists, psychotherapists, and personal trainers.

Jennifer’s clinical experience includes: prenatal and high-risk pregnancy outreach clinic at Sunnybrook Hospital, multiple sclerosis outreach clinic, and geriatric clinic.

Always on a mission to encompass wellness in her lifestyle, Jennifer also enjoys cooking, baking, and staying active.

Jasmine Vanderwal

Administrative Assistant

More about Jasmine

Jasmine is currently a student studying Acupuncture and Moxibustion at Eight Branches Academy of Eastern Medicine.

I began my educational journey at the University of Waterloo where I completed my Bachelor of Art’s degree in the field of Recreation and Leisure Studies. My passion has always been with the outdoors and with nature but I also hold a space for self healing and encourage a holistic lifestyle. I am so excited to come across the medicine of Acupuncture because I find it to be beneficial for everyone.

I am happy to work with a team of practitioners who love the medicine as much as I do! You can find me always smiling under my mask so don’t be afraid to say hi! Looking forward to assisting you with your healthcare needs.

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