Dena Foran, LMT
Educational background: graduated from, Muscle Therapy Center, with 500 hour training requirements, which included: Therapeutic Massage, technique,theory and practice of massage hygiene, anatomy, physiology, and hydrotherapy.
Other training included,shiatsu,acupressure, polarity, energy balancing and basic reflexology.
Upon graduating was tested through the AMTA, American Massage Therapy Association.
Apprenticed for one year at Holistic Therapies in Royal Oak, received experience with other groups,such as Primal Integration,Psychotherapy with Dr. Barbara Valasis, and YWCA Health and Fitness camp. Through the years as completed continued education in Reiki (Usui method) ,Cranial Sacral Therapy ( Upledger’s version), Essential oil detox,
Table Thai medical massage, and Angelic Reiki.
Dena has been affiliated with Physical Therapists and Chiropractors since 1991,and employed at Total Health Systems since 1995. Treats each massage client as an individual assessing their own unique needs as to which techniques will benefit each person.
Techniques included, Swedish, German, light touch and deep pressure.
Teresa Clarkston, LMT
My name is Teresa Clarkston. I am a licensed massage therapist by Wellspring Institute, School of Therapeutic Bodywork.
My training is in the therapeutic, cranial, and geriatric massage. I am trained in reflexology, in which I stimulate points on the hands and feet. This technique reduces tension and stress. This in turn brings healing to the whole systems and also promotes good health, naturally.
Jessica Sacha, LMT
My name is Jessica Sacha and I am a licensed massage therapist through Irene’s Myomassology Institute in February 2010, with over 500 hours of training. I also worked in the student clinic and volunteered my time at outside events. I specialize in Swedish and deep tissue massage. I also have some training in sports massage, hot stone, and Reiki. I started working at Total Health in May 2010.
Laura Gladys, LMT
I am a licensed massage therapist and I received my certification through Blue Heron Academy of Healing Arts and Science. I have completed over 600 hours of training in medical massage, anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, physiotherapy, and therapeutic modalities. I have also completed a clinical internship. I have been certified since 2004. My main focus is in relaxation, deep tissue, and therapeutic massage. I have joined the team at Total Health Systems in 2013.
Holly Overholser, LMT
My name is Holly Overholser and I am a licensed massage therapist through the state of Michigan. I graduated from Irene’s Myomassology Institute. I have completed over 625 hours of curriculum in Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology. My main focus is Relaxation Swedish Massage I can incorporate different types of massage techniques to taylor to a client’s needs. Holly’s training in other modalities includes sport massage, trigger points, basic reflexology, myofacial release and energy work. I joined the Total health Team June 2014. I look forward to taking care of my clients well-being.
Mary Cain, LMT
Mary has been a licensed Massage therapist since 2010, Licensed in the state of Michigan. Educational background: Graduated from Healing Hands Holistic Health Center School of Massage, with 500 hours training requirements. Including: Therapeutic, technique, hygiene, anatomy and physiology. Training included: Myofascial release, Aromatherapy, Post Sports massage, Deep Tissue massage and fibromyalgia massage. I joined Total Health Systems in June 2015. My goal is to relax you and relieve your stress and pain. Also to help you feel you’re best in a relaxing professional environment. I will be a big help to easing your pain. I am looking forward to meeting you.
Dawn Germonprez, LMT
My name is Dawn Germonprez. I graduated from Carnegie Institute in 2002, as a licensed massage therapist with over 800 hours of training. I graduated second in my class and trained under Charlotte Versagi, former president of the AMTA. I specialize in Swedish, neuromuscular and deep tissue massage. I also have some training in sports massage, pregnancy massage and stretching techniques. I joined the Total Health Systems family in December and look forward to assisting patients maintain a healthy life style.
Samantha Richards, LMT
My name is Samantha Richards, I am a licensed Massage Therapist through Irene’s Institute of Myomassology and licensed through the state of Michigan. I graduated with over 630 hours of training in Therapeutic Massage, Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology. I specialize in Swedish Relaxation Massage but also have training in prenatal, geriatric, basic Reflexology and lymphatic drainage. I joined the Total Health Team in June 2016. I look forward to working with you!
My name is Steven St. Amand and I am a licensed massage therapist from Carnegie Institute. I am able to perform a variety of massage techniques including deep tissue, trigger point, reflexology, and prenatal. I aim to please and will work hard for your total satisfaction. I look forward to working with you.
I graduated from Healing Hands Holistic Health Center in 2015 with over 600 hours of training. I have multiple years of experience in Swedish, Deep tissue, Reiki, and Reflexology, with additional trainings in aromatherapy and polarity.
Leah Cameron, LMT
Leah is dual licensed in the State of Michigan as a Licensed Massage Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant. She recently graduated from Irene’s Myosmassology Institute in Southfield in February of 2020. She obtained her License of Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) in 2012 graduating magna cum laude. She is experienced in Swedish relaxation massage, myofascial release, therapeutic massage, and sports massage. Myofascial release is a technique she has been studying since 2012 and has thousands of hours of theory and hands on experience. She has eight years of experience working with many injuries and diagnoses of the human anatomy as a PTA. Leah knows that every person has a different injury pattern that requires customized techniques for each individual to release those restrictions and return her clients to a more pain free lifestyle.
Elzbieta Borowa, LMT
” Hi, my name is Elzbieta. I have always been very interested in health and wellness, as well as natural healing.I was born in Poland, where I graduated from Academy of Physical Education in Warsaw, Poland. I hold Master’s and Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy. I was practicing in Poland and UK for several years before I came to USA. For last 7 years I have been working in Michigan as a licensed Massage Therapist. I specialize in therapeutic massage – Swedish, Deep tissue and Myofascial Release techniques. I really enjoy making people’s lives easier by helping their symptoms, eliminating pain, improving their function and reduce stress. I love being able to get to know and care for our patients and I look forward to growing with THS team. I speak fluent polish. ”
Mollie Elliott, LMT
Mollie Grace, LMT graduated from Irene’s Myomassology Institute in 2019. Since her graduation she has received certifications in a multitude of modalities including lymphatic drainage, trigger point therapy, positional release, myofascial release, cranial sacral therapy, and more. In addition to her massage training Mollie is also a certified Reiki master. Mollie is also continuing her education in behavioral psychology. She strongly believes in integrative health care and the wellness method. She is excited to be a part of a team that works together to move towards a healthier tomorrow. Mollie specializes in chronic pain, migraine relief, and athletes. She also loves to provide a relaxing relief massage for all clients. She does her best to ensure a comfortable relaxing experience that provides long term results for all those in her care. In her free time Mollie enjoys reading historical books, working out, poetry, making music, and exploring nature parks with her Pomeranian Malachai.