Vitalité Québec’s team offers useful, relevant, and factual content, targeting the person as a whole rather than just a few facets. Our committed and enthusiastic editorial team made up of real specialists deliver their knowledge and expertise by creating original content for each issue, relaying their own experiences and educated perspectives. The team is guided by our talented and meticulous editor, Dino Halikas, who has a background in naturopathy, engineering, and medical biology. With precision and accuracy, his team addresses curent issues in the natural health market, various holistic approaches to health and wellbeing, and much more.
Learn more about the editorial team below.
Dino has worked in the health industry as a trainer and consultant in medical biology and naturopathy for almost 30 years. He is currently the editor-in-chief of Vitalité Québec.
Carmen Marois has been a writer since 1985 and a writing coach since 1992.
She specializes in writing life memoirs.
Stéphanie Plamondon has been an advocate for natural health since 1998. She has studied acupuncture, herbology, scientific aromatherapy, and holds a master's degree in medical anthropology. Not only does she share her knowledge by teaching numerous courses and workshops, she also offers consultations in both acupuncture and medical aromatherapy and provides a manufacturing service for essential oil formulas.
Gabriel is a biologist with a master's degree in environmental management, specializing in green construction. He is the founder of the first Québécois company to specialize the construction of tiny homes, Habitations MicroÉvolution. In addition to running his company whose mission is to allow people to live a healthy and ecological life without a financial burden, he also provides Vitalité Québec with environmental articles.
Louis and Yves have traveled extensively all over North America, Europe and Asia and in so doing, they have sampled a wide range of exciting new dishes. Based on their experience - both at home and abroad - they are more than eager to share their knowledge with other food lovers
Lise Chaussé is a naturopathic graduate, also having studied gerontology and holding certifications in neurotransmission and reproductive endocrinology. She has worked for over 20 years in the industry of alternative approaches, and is well known in her field.
Francine is a social entrepreneur, a wellness and a leadership coach. She is passionate about the fulfillment of human potential. In fact, she has developed an integrative model for optimal health, wellness and leadership. Her tool box includes : MPO psychometrics, theory U, mindfulness coaching, heart coherence, systemic approach and naturotherapy. Francine cultivates her own well-being with green juices, yoga, outdoors, meditation and arts.
Daniel-J. Crisafi boasts a master's in science, a PhD in nutritional biochemistry, a PhD in naturopathy, a master's in herbology, and a certificate in homotoxicology. As well as being the author of several books and the former editor-in-chief of Vitalité Québec, he is also the clinical director of pH Santé Beauté.
Anny Schneider has worked over 30 years as a naturopath and herbal practitioner. She has written 4 books and numerous articles and continues to share her knowledge and passion with others.
Annie is a yoga teacher who takes an individualized approach to leading therapeutic, yin and restorative yoga. No stranger to pain, she has benefitted first hand from the healing effects yoga has had on her body and strives to share its healing power with her students.
Marie Michèle Breton is a certified naturopath and a member of the Association des Naturopathes aggréés du Québec. She offers consultations for both adults and children and uses naturopathic assessments that she supports with scientific research.
Véronique Bourbeau is a certified naturopath, clinical herbalist and teacher. She specializes in hormonal balance, cardiovascular health, and natural health products. She is the founder of the Clinique Intégrative du Haut-Richelieu.
Valérie Conway, doctor of food sciences and certified naturopath, specializes in nutritherapy and health education. She opened her own clinic, Clinique Expertise Santé, in 2015 and has since begun to study osteopathy and has established relationships with two integrative health clinics to achieve a more multidisciplinary approach.
Marik Péro is a certified naturopath who has been working in the field of natural health since 2009. Her pregnancy in 2018 and the arrival of her son propelled her into the wonderful world of perinatal care. She offers her expertise through her private practice to people in the fertility process, to children and their parents, and through the courses she teaches to her students at the Institut d'enseignement en science naturopathique (IESN). You can also read some of her articles on her blog (lavitaliste.com/blog).
Former student of Dr. Paul Nogier, Patrick Dethier is now a member of both the GLEM, (Lyon group of medical studies), and ICAMAR (International College of Auriculomedecine and Auriculotherapie Review).
Most commonly known as a best-selling author, Hélène Baribeau also holds a bachelor and a master's degree in nutrition. She specializes in gastrointestinal disorders, weight concern, plant-based nutrition, and prediabetes and diabetes.
First and foremost, a pioneer in professional artistic makeup, Danielle Huard has led the way in beauty over the past 35 years. She founded the Association de l'Aromathérapie du Québec and continues to act as a consultant to various companies striving to produce natural beauty products.
Reflexologist and hypnosis practitioner
Guillaume is originally from the Jura mountains in France. He worked for nature protection and sustainable development agencies before turning to naturopathic medicine. For several years, Guillaume worked in private practice as ND.A, and he worked as a supplement manager for a large group of health food stores in Montreal. Since 2017, Guillaume has provided his expertise for training, technical marketing and product development for a Quebec manufacturer of NHPs.
Lisa Greenbaum has been active her whole life and started her career in fitness in 2001. She is now a certified yoga therapist and the director of YogaFit Canada.
Julie Boisvert is interested in health and arts. At university, she renewed with the pleasure of writing and achieve a certificate in professional writing and in creative writing. She is currently continuing with a minor in theatrical studies alternating with her job as a vocal subtitler.
Homeopath since 1998,
Member of SPHQ and its board.
Graduated of E.H.E.H.U.
Member of Global Outreach Doctors, humanitarian aid organization in medical emergencies.
Andréanne is a certified naturopath. She practices at Mont-St-Hilaire and via Zoom. She also works at Synergilibre, an e-clinic.