Pathways Healing

About Us


Bonnie Adam, R.Ac

Bonnie Adam is the founder of Pathways Healing in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

She has always enjoyed helping others to feel better. Her first career as an Early Childhood Educator gradually shifted as her children went off to school and her interest in health and wellness evolved into a part-time business incorporating Reiki, energy work and other holistic therapies. She has been practicing and teaching Reiki since 2001.

She earned her Diploma in Acupuncture in 2011 and has continually added to her skill set since. She loves to dabble in the kitchen making home-made tinctures, infusions and balms from locally harvested plants.

In addition to being a Registered Acupuncturist with the  College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario, Bonnie completed an extra year of training in Traditional Chinese Medicine. She is also a Certified Cupping Therapist with The International Cupping Therapy Association.

Bonnie has taught Reiki and other energy healing workshops since 2003 She is also a Registered Karuna Reiki Master (KRM®) and has trained in several other energy healing methods such as Reiki Drum Healing, Sound Healing, Learning Path Integrated Technique and Axiatonal Alignment Therapy. She has taught classes and workshops on a wide variety of topics including Reiki, aura reading, sound healing, acupressure, psychic development, cupping therapy and facial cupping therapy.

Bonnie also started the Affordable Acupuncture Plus Clinic in Guelph. A sliding fee-scale clinic that makes supportive care more convenient, accessible and affordable.

Bonnie has been voted Gold in the Guelph Mercury Tribune Readers Choice Awards
She won Platinum in 2021 and Gold in 2022 in Community Votes Guelph

Voted Platinum 2020 and Gold 2021 in the Guelph Readers Choice Awards!

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Jeannette Giffin Shaw, Certified Reflexologist

Jeannette is a Certified Foot Reflexologist with the Ontario College of Reflexology, a Facial Acuzone Reflexologist and Hand Reflexologist.

She is also a Cupping Therapist, Reiki Master, and Learning Path Integrated Technique practitioner. she is a Master of BioEnergetic Synchronization Technique for humans and animals and is trained in The Body Code.

Jeannette was introduced to reflexology as a child. Her mother who worked within institutional medicine knew there were many ways in which the body could heal itself. Over the years she has taken courses in first aid homeopathy, which evolved into Reiki, which evolved into techniques for resetting emotional memory.

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Lisa Loder, RMT

Lisa began her career in the health care field as a Personal Support Care Worker (PSW) and has worked with physically and developmentally challenged adults as well as seniors in retirement and nursing home settings.

Her appreciation of the regenerative abilities of the human body led her into a specialization of hands-on therapies.

She is a graduate of The Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy, and has taken additional training in Pregnancy, Aromatherapy, Hot stone Massage, Myofascial Release and Craniosacral Therapies as well as Cupping.

Lisa also has over 25 years experience in non –traditional therapies such as Reflexology, Indian Head Massage, Guasha, Fascial Cupping, Reiki and Crystal healing.

Having lived in Guelph her whole life she chose this beautiful community to raise her three amazing adults boys, two dogs and a cat.

A firm believer in the strength of the human spirit, Lisa sees herself as a partner with her clients on their healing journey rather than the instrument of their healing.

Lisa has been voted as a “Top Pick” in the Guelph Community Votes Campaign.

Sandra Roberts, RHN

Sandra Roberts is a Certified Holistic Nutritionist, Soul Coach, and practices Clinical Aromatherapy. As a wellness coach, she facilitates synergistic workshops and coaching circles that draw on a variety of modalities.

She is also trained in Reiki, Therapeutic Touch, Reflexology, and Neurolinguistic Programming.

Sandra offers meditation circles, book clubs, experiential aromatherapy workshops, and has published her own coaching cards.

Her background is in education and she currently teaches at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition in Mississauga. Sandra’s website is

Sheila Mcclelland, Reiki and Energy Practitioner

Sheila Mcclelland worked at Community Living Guelph for over 14 years and is trained in Reiki, Jin Shin High Touch, Therapeutic Touch, Addiction Counselling and various other form of therapy.
She loves to help others and enjoys offering a mix of energy work in her sessions. Sheila offers sessions on our Affordable Clinic for a Sliding-Fee-Scale.

Nadine Wagner, RMT

Nadine uses massage (basic & advanced techniques), as well as reflexology to assist clients in their well-being journey.

Utilizing a unique approach by decreasing the activity along the pathways of the nervous system first, allowing tissues to become more receptive to techniques and reducing the potential of delayed onset muscle soreness.

Working just below the tolerance threshold of pain for each client. In an effort to better serve clients, Nadine takes continuing education courses each year.

Amber Gauthier, RMT

Amber has been a Registered Massage Therapist for 4 years. She has 3 years of experience practicing in a clinical setting where she developed her strengths in treating chronic pain, postural tension and headaches. She has since transitioned into the luxury spa industry where she has shifted her focus towards achieving deep relaxation for her clients. Amber is a strong believer in the importance of blending therapeutic treatments with deeply relaxing elements in order to achieve the best results for her clients. She offers aromatherapy and hot stone massage in addition to traditional therapeutic massage.

We acknowledge that we live on the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation of the Anishinaabek Peoples. We also acknowledge that some of the therapies we practice have come from various traditions around the world. We aim to practice these therapies with honour, and respect to those who have generously handed them down to us.

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