Welcome to Oneida Holistic Health Center’s Holistic Services. We are proud to introduce our experienced team of practitioners who can help guide you to optimum health and happiness.
Dr. Jason M. Belejack, ND / Naturopatic Medicine
Dr. Belejack is a naturopatic physician. Graduating summa cum laude, Dr. Belejack received his ND (naturopathic doctorate) degree from the College of Naturopathic Medicine at the University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT. Prior to that he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Pre-Med from Central Connecticut State University. Dr. Belejack is also a certified therapeutic lifestyle practitioner, a licensed massage therapist and has worked as an EMT for the city of Hartford, CT.
Dr. Belejack finds practicing naturopathic medicine successfully blends his extensive medical knowledge with a natural, holistic approach. He believes in the body’s ability to heal itself through a special vital energy and aims to prevent illness through changes to diet and lifestyle, and stress reduction. He uses safe, non-toxic approaches to treat an underlying cause of disease. Some examples include dietary and lifestyle modification, nutritional supplements, botanical medicine, homeopathy, counseling, and detoxification treatments. Patients are treated as individuals and their treatment is tailored to their specific needs.
Providing specialty naturaopathic medical care, Dr. Belejack specializes in conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, digestive and endocrine disorders, and neurological complaints. He has advanced training in pediatrics, men’s health and naturopathic oncology.
As an adjunct faculty at the CT Center for Massage Therapy, Dr. Belejack teaches anatomy, physiology and pathology. He is also a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians. Dr. Belejack is co-owner, with his wife Kristy, of the Durham Naturopathic Health and Wellness Center located in Durham, CT.
Torin Lee / Pastoral Counselor, Personal and Professional Life Coach, Reiki Master & Motivational Speaker
Torin Lee is passionate about helping people navigate through life’s transitions! Embracing a holistic approach, Torin considers all aspects of a person (mind-body-spirit) in her practice. Using both her coaching and energy healing skills, Torin successfully empowers, inspires, and motivates others to “know and grow their own personal power” to affect positive change in themselves and their environment.
Torin holds undergraduate degrees in political science and sociology, and has studied psychology, coaching, leadership, sex therapy, organizational development and training. Torin is a certified Reiki Master, the highest level of Reiki, the ancient art of healing. Reiki Masters have the most profound intuitive perception.
Certified as a pastoral counselor and life coach, Torin brings more than 20 years of coaching, communication, training, and business experience to her practice. Torin has assisted diversified clientele including teenagers, women, couples, families and business leaders in motivating and inspiring them to create a passion-filled life.
Trained by Nancy Shanteau, founder of The Folkloom School and Skills for Change Coaching Program, Torin blends these highly-successful principles in her coaching practice. Skills for Change Coaches practice systemic power analysis and embodied practices, the creative, dynamic forces of Energy Awareness, Creativity and Writing Coaching, as well as Bodywork and couples, family, and group Mediation, Problem Solving & Conflict Resolution. Torin abides by the IFC(??) Code of Ethics.
Captivating her audiences, Torin uses humor and vivid storytelling to relate personal experiences of over-coming some of life’s most difficult challenges. She uses her expertise and “fearless” tactics to transform a serious issue into a visual feast and enlightening experience. Audiences walk away with a new perspective on how they can achieve a balanced and abundant life. Torin would be excited to engage, educate and entertain at your next event. Sample topics may include: Communication, Creative Change, Innovation, Personal Growth, Surviving a Crisis (death, divorce, illness).
Becky Cook / Integrated Energy Therapy, Fusion Living Specialist, Reiki
Becky Cook is an advanced level Integrated Energy Therapy® (IET) practitioner, a certified Reiki practitioner and a holistic Health Coach accredited by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.
As an Integrated Energy Therapy® practitioner, Becky uses angelic energy to work directly with a person’s cellular memory and energy field to get the “issues out of your tissues”. IET supports self-healing at physical, emotional, mental and spiritual levels. IET also helps to safely and gently release limiting energy patterns from the past, empower and balance your life in the present, and embody your full potential as you move into your future.
Becky is also creator of the “Fusion Living” concept. Her life journey has led her to develop and practice “fuses” together many layers of our lives to create a life that is healthy, balanced, and beautiful.
Becky demonstrates her artistic passion by creating unique, one-of-a-kind jewelry from Fused Glass. Becky intuitively understands glass and its unique personality as it is transformed through fusing and cold working. It’s amazing how glass can transform from individual sharp bits into magical pieces, stunning with light and color. She shares her love of glass by offering workshops and parties in her home studio in Hebron, CT. Becky can also bring her jewelry collection to your home or office. Becky Cook Fused Glass Jewelry is for sale at various local stores and boutiques or by contacting her.
Colleen E. Dumas, LMT / Massage Therapy, Prenatal Massage and Reflexology
Colleen E. Dumas is a licensed Massage Therapist and graduated with a Certificate for Academic Excellence from the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy in Newington, CT. Believing the client holds the key to their own health and well-being, therapeutic massage can assist in unlocking the body’s potential for the optimal functioning of the mind, body, and spirit.
Colleen offers Swedish, Deep Tissue, Sports, and Orthopedic massage as well as Myofascial Release, Active Isolated Stretching, Trigger Point Therapy, and Chair Massages.
Colleen specializes in prenatal massage therapy.
Colleen is also a certified Reflexologist. Reflexology is a popular alternative therapy and is a form of body work that focuses primarily on the feet but can include the hands. Practitioners believe that applying pressure to these reflex areas can promote health in the corresponding organs through energetic pathways. It promotes relaxation, improves circulation, reduces pain, soothes tired feet, and encourages overall healing. Reflexology is also used for post-operative or palliative care. A study in the American Cancer Society journal found that one-third of cancer patients used reflexology as a complementary therapy.
Spending time with her family, especially her son Leo, brings her much joy. Likewise, there are so many beautiful things going on in the garden, Colleen loves nature and the pleasure she gets from working in the soil, nurturing plants and watching them grow into healthy, delicious food for her family. Colleen enjoys other outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, and sailing.
Colleen is a member of the Onsite Wellness Team at the Oneida Holistic Health Center and is also available to travel to your event or business. Massage is a delightful yet affordable treat to offer guests at family reunions, employee appreciation events, and bridal and baby showers.
Theodore Michael Falbowski, LMT / Massage Therapy, Geriatric Massage, and Manual Lympathic Massage
Ted received his B.A. degree in Psychology from Central Connecticut State University. Interested in finding a career where he could enjoy the satisfaction of helping people in a positive environment, Ted went on to graduate from The Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy in Newington, CT. He is a nationally certified massage therapist and a member of The American Massage Therapy Association.
Ted is skilled at many massage therapies, including Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Sports Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Geriatric, Manual Lympathic Massage and Chair Massage.
Known for his compassionate and gentle nature, Ted customizes each massage to fit a person’s needs and addresses specific client concerns. He addresses client issues whether its recovering from an injury, concerns with chronic pain, or the need to relieve stress. Massage is exceptionally beneficial for increasing the level of oxygen in the blood, decreasing muscle toxins, improving circulation, and flexibility while easing tension.
Ted is also certified in lymphatic massage, also called lymphatic drainage or manual lymph drainage. It is a technique developed in Germany for treatment of lymphadema, an accumulation of fluid that can occur after lymph nodes are removed during surgery, most often a mastectomy for breast cancer. Other reasons?
Ted specializes in geriatric massage therapy which is designed to address the specific needs of the elderly population. This type of massage uses gentle and light application of massage techniques and can include passive stretching and a light oil or lotion to permit muscles to be worked on without causing excessive friction to the skin. These techniques can help enhance blood circulation, combat depression, improve balance and flexibility, reduce the pain of arthritis, increase joint mobility, improve posture, and encourage overall well-being. It has also been shown to relieve anxiety and provide comfort, especially to touch-deprived elderly clients.
Catherine Haugh / Reiki
Catherine’s spiritual journey has brought her to the Oneida Center as a certified Reiki practitioner. Bringing unique and intuitive energy to her practice, she aims at sharing healing energy to help facilitate balance and healing for others. Catherine is a super-positive person, and excellent listener and communicator.
As a Reiki practitioner, Catherine has successfully acquired the necessary knowledge of Reiki, having completed the attunements required to heal herself and others. Catherine pays special attention to the Chakras, the seven energy centers, in a person. Chakras are the openings for life energy to flow into and out of our aura. Their function is to vitalize the physical body and to bring about the development of our self-consciousness, and are associated with our physical, mental and emotional interactions.
Catherine is also owner of SiS Designs, where she creates spiritually inspired jewelry and gifts. Since its inception in 2009, Catherine has created many collections and signature pieces of handmade jewelry. She has always had an attraction to jewelry and an innate love of working with her hands. Nature and the spiritual world are inspirations as evidenced by her collections: Angel Wings, Dragonfly, Butterfly, Tree of Life, and healing gemstones and crystals. Craftsmanship is an integral part of her business. Not only does her jewelry go from design to production under one roof, it is made with love and healing energy.
Catherine also holds jewelry making workshops, classes and home parties. Her wealth of knowledge and engaging teaching style ensures everyone has a fun and fulfilling experience. Visit her website: http://www.sisdesigns.info
Eyde Hurst / Skin Care Esthetician & Oncology Esthetician
Eyde is a certified esthetician. Following her interest and vision, she continued her training by specializing in Oncology Skin Care and received certification through Clinical Oncology Esthetics® (COE) training facilitated by Touch For Cancer. Founded by Mórag Currin, COE involves extensive training in understanding how cancer and therapy treatments affect the body at the dermal and lymphatic level. The program explored the side effects of cancer therapies, how those are further compounded by various medications and the importance of proper sanitation to support weakened immune systems. Certification also required Edye to learn how to perform gentle, yet effective protocols using compatible skin care ingredients. Edye is a member of Associated Skin Care Professionals and The International Society of Oncology Estheticians (ISOE).
Beyond this training, Edye had a vision of providing personalized, compassionate skin care treatment for compromised skin. Manifesting her dream, she founded “Pure Harmony Skin Care” that specializes in addressing compromised skin concerns at an affordable price. Her goal is that through the power of the esthetic touch, she can provide a soothing escape for individuals battling cancer. Edye uses TecNiche Therapies® products, which are free of fragrances, parabens, sulfates and phthalates – formulated specifically for individuals with compromised skin.
Bonnie M. Tetro / Longevity Wellness Therapist
Bonnie is a Longevity Wellness Therapist dedicated to offering natural health therapies to prevent illness. She is a certified Iridologist, certified Lymphatic Therapist, Licensed Massage Therapist, and Colon Hydrotherapist. Bonnie is currently on leave of absence from practicing the Oneida Center but remains active as a consultant.