Dr. Leila Coulter DC, HBK
Born and raised in Thunder Bay, Dr. Leila Coulter is married and has two beautiful daughters and twin boys. She graduated from the Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology program at Lakehead University in 1998, and was awarded the Dean Braun Medal for the highest academic achievement in the graduating class. She continued her education at Northwestern Health Sciences University in Minneapolis, MN. Dr. Coulter graduated from the Doctor of Chiropractic program, summa cum laude, in 2002. She also completed post-graduate training in pediatric and prenatal chiropractic care with the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. Through this program, she attained a fellowship with the ICPA, as well as certification in the Webster Technique. Dr. Coulter is certified in Kinesio-taping and has pursued additional training in craniosacral therapy.
Dr. Coulter has also taken advanced training in concussion management protocols, and is a Trained Provider of the Shift Concussion Management Program.
“I believe that you should live life to its fullest. And you can only do that when your body is working at its fullest potential, without interference. My goal for you is to help you reach that optimum potential so you can live life fully. When your body is not working the way it was intended to work, it affects all aspects of your life, from work, to recreational activities, to athletic performance, to being able to get down on the floor and play with your kids. Chiropractic care can help you live life better.”
Dr. Leila Coulter, DC, HBK
Dr. Lisa Klymenko, DC
Dr. Lisa Klymenko graduated from Northwestern Health Sciences University in Minneapolis in 1990. She eagerly returned home to Thunder Bay to practice , and has remained there ever since. She is a member of both the Ontario and Canadian Chiropractic Associations. She believes that treating the entire body and integrating a multidisciplinary approach are the best ways to achieve healthy living. Dr. Klymenko is excited to be working in what used to be the original Spence clinic, a vital piece of Thunder Bay’s history. In her spare time she enjoys modern dance and photography.
Shelby Ecclestone, RMT
Registered Massage Therapist
Shelby graduated from the massage therapy program at Georgian College in April 2012, and has since been practicing as an RMT in Thunder Bay. She grew up in Mount Albert, ON just outside of Toronto. After graduation, she moved to her partner's hometown, Thunder Bay, to pursue a career in massage therapy.
She has always known she wanted to get into the profession of helping others, and learned quickly the wide variety of benefits massage therapy can provide.
Shelby has spent the last few years working out of the Westfort Wellness centre here in Thunder Bay, and has taken a special interest in Deep Tissue treatments, sports injury rehabilitation as well as pre- and post-natal massage. Shelby is confident in her skills, and welcomes new opportunities to help expand her knowledge and experience.
In her spare time Shelby enjoys the outdoors, live music and spending time with friends and family. She is very excited about joining Healthy Families Wellness Centre and is currently welcoming new patients to her practice!
Dr. Kristy Towell, DC, BSc.
Dr. Towell and her husband were both born and raised in Thunder Bay and are happy to now be raising their own family in their beloved hometown. In 2003 Dr. Towell graduated, with First Class Standing, from Lakehead University with a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Biology. She then continued her education in Minneapolis, MN at Northwestern Chiropractic College where she
earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree with an additional certification in Acupuncture.
Dr. Towell has vast experience and expertise in the area of nutrition and fitness and is a Nationally Qualified IFBB/CBBF Figure Athlete, representing the Ontario Physique Association. She is a healthy lifestyle coach and has helped hundreds of people achieve their goals in the areas of weight loss, health, and fitness.
Dr. Kimberly Boileau, BSc. Nutrition, ND
Kimberly has completed her studies at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and is licensed as a Naturopathic Doctor. She received her BSc. in Human Nutrition at the University of Manitoba in 2009 where she was actively involved in community nutrition programs. In Winnipeg she also studied yoga for 2 years under Shauna Ellerby at the Yoga Centre Winnipeg, where she received her yoga teaching certification. Kimberly is happy to have returned to her hometown of Thunder Bay with a personal mission to contribute to wellness within the community. She owns Aevi Naturopathic, a private naturopathic practice here at Healthy Families Wellness Centre. Look out for her monthly health column, Superior Health in the Chronicle Journal for trending and seasonal health topics. She has a special interest in treating women’s health issues, promoting pregnancy wellness, cosmetic acupuncture, weight management, diabetes, mood disorders and digestive complaints. In her spare time she enjoys outdoor social activities, reading and practicing yoga.
Kim Seabrook, MSW, RSW.
Kim began her education obtaining a Social Services Diploma, from Cambrian College, and eventually went on to obtain a BA, HBSW and a Master’s in Social Work from Lakehead University. Kim has been working in the Social Work field for 20+ years. She has a wealth of knowledge and experience. She practices from a client-centered perspective, with a focus on body/mind healing and wellness.
Kim is a Grief Recovery Specialist, and practices Psychodrama Body Work, which focuses on body/mind healing.
Kim also provides therapy in the areas of: Trauma healing, Anxiety, Depression, and other life issues that may be impacting individuals from functioning at their optimal health.
Outside of work, Kim loves being back in Thunder Bay, where she can spend time with her family and grandchildren. She also loves hiking, walking, swimming, kayaking and snowshoeing in winter months, and in the last few years has taken up road cycling.
She looks forward to offering therapy services to those who are serious about change!
To schedule an appointment, please contact Kim directly at (807) 271-0128 or email