Dr Steve Stavrou; Bsc. Physio (Wits) DTCM (AHPCSA)
Registered Acupuncturist and Doctor of Chinese Medicine and Registered Physiotherapist.
Dr Stavrou runs an integrative holistic medical practice combining both Chinese and Western Medicine modalities.
Dr Steve Stavrou qualified from Wits University with a BSc Physio in 1998.
He started working in a sports physio private practice in Northgate in ‘99 with a contract with the Pirates Rugby Club.
Dr Stavrou’s own private practice then expanded to include Chinese Herbs and acupuncture, and he completed numerous TCM training courses with the Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa (AHPCSA) from 2001.
He initially registered as an acupuncturist with the AHPCSA in 2001, and as a Doctor of Chinese Medicine in 2007.
He is also a trained and accredited Dry Needler, trigger point injection therapist, and biopuncturist. Dr Stavrou was extremely privileged to study Trigger point Injection Therapy with neurologist Dr Robert Gerwin in Washington DC, in 2006.
In 2010 he completed the Hackett-Hemwell Prolotherapy Training Course in Madison, Wisconsin.
Post- Grad Lecturing Experience
Dr Stavrou started lecturing both Dry Needling and TMJ courses in 2001, and has lectured to over 10 000 medical professionals worldwide.
He has currently written many post-graduate teaching manuals and has featured in South African magazine articles.
Dr Stavrou is a member of the American Association of Orthopaedic Medicine (AAOM), and is one of the only Physicians in Africa certified in Prolotherapy by the AAOM.
Business, Wellness, and Leadership Coaching
Dr Stavrou has since 2007 coached many of his executive patients as a Wellness Coach. He has been certified as a “Lemon Leadership Facilitator” and uses many of the principles in his leadership coaching.
He enjoys a fruitful wellness practice that incorporates and delivers holistic coaching. In 2018 Dr Stavrou received his certification in business coaching by Gibs Business School.
Helen is a qualified and registered Occupational Therapist and Life Coach, having obtained her degree at the University of Pretoria in 1997.
Between 1997 to 2000, Helen pursued her passion for mental health and emotional wellness. She worked at various health institutions across Gauteng, providing group therapy and one-on-one counselling and trauma debriefing. She worked with chronic patients as well as acute patients, setting up Occupational Therapy (OT) departments and doing extensive staff training.
After a brief, but deeply fulfilling experience mentoring and coaching OT students at Wits University, Helen decided to integrate her experience of coaching and counselling with that of training, and joined a Corporate Training Organisation, The Pacific Institute.
Helen has worked as a freelance facilitator in change of management and leadership coaching for The Pacific Institute for over 12 years, as well as coaches in her private practice capacity.
She enjoys using an integrated approach to help her clients set goals, enhance their emotional intelligence, reach their full potential and find meaning and purpose in their lives. Helen’s unique combination of medical, emotional and cognitive experience makes her a compassionate and insightful Wellness Coach.
With a special interest in women’s health and wholeness, having overcome her own personal challenges, she aspires to treat her clients in a non judgmental and professional manner at all times.
She has been happily married to her husband, Dr Steven Stavrou for 13 years and enjoys the challenges and blessings of raising their 9 year old son. Her life is based on faith, hope and love.
Bridge has over 30 years experience in the health care industry, having started out in nursing, which provided her a a solid and steadfast foundation for her career.
Being driven by this passion for creating and providing a more balanced lifestyle led Bridget to exploring the aspects of integrating my strong conventional medical background with that of the natural and herbal support systems and alternate treatment modalities.
Bridget collaborates with doctors to provide a holistic approach to your health. Some of the many treatments offered by her include Ozone treatments, Blood withdrawal for Platelet Rich Plasma, laboratory analysis, Administering Infusions, immune therapy, together with food intolerances testing.
Bridget is also a GAPS practitioners, to provide natural treatments for ADD/HD, Autistic Spectrum and other neurological and physiological syndromes.
Enrique “Ricky” Schoch da Silva is an ADAPT Certified Functional Health Coach. Because health and wellbeing are an incredibly interconnected state, Ricky believes it requires a holistic and multidisciplinary approach, therefore he prides himself on being a generalist with far and wide spectrum of practices.
Being a generalist with a deep experiential and theoretical knowledge offers a truly unique coaching toolkit. From the fundamentals of food, movement and sleep to ancestral wisdoms and practices to the cutting edge power of biohacking, he draws upon all the wellness truth, tip and trick he’s come across. This experience helps him to personalise each client’s path of healing and transformation leading to a happy and fulfilling life.