Our Team

Pure Wellness Group is an integrative medical clinic located in Sudbury, Ontario. Founded on an integrative approach to whole health, patients receive individualized care that goes beyond symptoms to identify and address the root cause of illness or disease.

Our multi-disciplinary health care practitioners utilize modern treatments combined with more traditional systems of medicine. Our intent is to direct changes, while recommending treatments that guide you on your path to optimal health and wellness.

Meet the Doctors

Dr. Allan Price B.Sc., ND

Dr. Allan Price received his Bachelor of Life Science at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, studied Nutritional Biochemistry at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario and completed his post-graduate studies at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Allan Price has been practicing full-time since his graduation in 2000. His post-Naturopathic medical studies include attending conferences, medical spas and educational courses around the world.


Dr. Tara O’Brien H.B.Sc., ND

Dr. O’Brien is one of Northern Ontario’s leading naturopathic doctors. Her practice is family-oriented, with a focus on women’s health, hormonal balancing, fertility challenges, digestive complaints, weight loss, anti-aging and chronic illness. She practices evidence-based primary care medicine and believes in an integrative approach that uses multiple modalities to achieve optimal results. Tara has a great passion for empowering others to improve their own health – and thereby their quality of life – through naturopathic and functional medicine.

Meet the Team

Melissa Brady

Melissa Brady was born and raised right here in Sudbury, Ontario. She studied Nursing at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario but switched her focus to Business Management. She met her wonderful husband Craig and moved back to Sudbury. She now has TWO amazing boys – Lukas and Frank. She is dedicated to incredible customer service and loves her job as the Front Desk Manager here at Pure Wellness Group! Melissa is currently on maternity leave, and boy do we miss her!


Candice Zawalnuk

Candice was born in Sudbury and raised in Smooth Rock Falls. She has a long history working in compounding and pharmaceutical management. She is our resident compounding and clinical assistant Rockstar! Candice is an avid outdoorsman, loves to ride horses, and loves spending time with her family.


Nicole Pilon

Nicole is our resident wonder woman! She is the friendly face that will greet you at the front desk and keeps our clinic (and our doctors) running smoothly! Born and raised in Sudbury Ontario. Nicole studied Finance at Cambrian College, then switched her focus to Medical Administration. She is a proud “Nana” to Carter and Gavin. Nicole loves spending time with family, and in her spare time enjoys nature and golfing.


Josee Seguin, RMT

Josée Séguin, RMT (aka JC) graduated from ICT Kikkawa College in Toronto in 2014.  She is a registered member of the College of Massage Therapy of Ontario as well as, the Registered Massage Therapists’ Association of Ontario

She has continued her education specializing in NISA, Active Release Techniques, Advanced Kinesiology Taping, Myofacial Release, Pre- and Post-Natal Massage, Infant Massage, Sports Massage, Trigger Point Therapy,  Cranio Sacral, Aromatherapy and Reiki.

JC’s clinical experience includes working with a wide array of people of different ages and clinical presentations, including individuals with long-term postural and pain conditions, overuse syndromes, muscle strains, stress, infant discomforts and neurological disorders.

Adding to her clinical experiences, JC has worked with elite athletes including Olympic cyclists and Ironman endurance racers. She has also offered massage therapy services on a volunteer basis to support community events such as Dragon Boat Festivals, the ScotiaBank AIDS Walk, the Toronto Goodlife Marathon, Over the Top Volleyball Tournament, and for Senior Men’s Soccer Clubs.

Along with her experiences, JC uses her extensive education and personal experience to relate to clients. She grew up competing in track and field and playing competitive softball.  She has experienced challenges recovering from a variety of injuries, ranging from mild to severe.

JC maintains an active lifestyle to support her own health. She enjoys yoga, gym workouts, and playing a variety of organized sports.

Appointments with JC can be booked directly by calling (705) 626-0438 or clicking the button below.


Ellie Palladino

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Carmel Girouard MSW, RSW

With over 20 years of experience, Carmel has the knowledge and expertise to effectively address a broad range of presenting problems such as mood disorders, adjustment difficulties, bereavement/grief, trauma, marital and family dysfunctions.

She is on several Employee and Family Assistance Program panels and thus can offer counselling services covered in benefit plans free of charge. Furthermore, because she is a member in good standing of the Ontario College of Social Workers, many insurance companies cover a significant portion of the costs for services. Carmel works with the highest standards and ethics, creating an atmosphere of serenity to work with you towards recovery, resolution and personal goals.

Appointments for Carmel are booked directly through her contact information.   Email carmel@cgcounselling.com or call (705) 665-6277

Click the button below to view Carmel’s professional website and to inquire about appointment bookings.