Our Team

The Agora team includes experienced health care professionals. All members of the Agora team are enthusiastic and dedicated to providing excellent service to help our clients heal.

Maggie Gold

Maggie Gold

Maggie Gold, Agora founder, greets you at the corporate office and coordinates every phase of your treatment experience to ensure the entire process runs smoothly. She is the liason between health care professionals, you, and your family, and assists with the post-treatment support network necessary for your successful program.

Maggie Gold brings 25 years of diverse experience to Agora Regeneration Clinics Ltd., primarily in the natural health industry, and has owned and operated several natural and integrated health clinics. She is past Chair of Health and Wellness for the Institute of Ethical Leadership and is founder of the Integrated Medical Association of B.C.

Dr. Nicolas Jensen

Dr. Nicolas Jensen

Dr Nick grew up in the small town of Osoyoos B.C and completed his undergraduate degree in Biology at Okanagan University College, now known as UBC Okanagan. He went on to attend Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine, graduating in 2007 as a licensed Doctor of Naturopathic medicine. Following graduation his desire to deepen his understanding of other healing modalities took him to South East Asia and India with his now wife and business partner Dr. Sonya Jensen.

They Opened Divine Elements in 2009 and in 2012 implemented the Truebalance-Bioidentical Hormone Replacement therapy program under the mentorship of Dr Ron Brown OBGYN which has successfully treated thousands of patients. The addition of this powerful and effective treatment into the clinic, along with the strong foundation in the holistic approach of Naturopathic medicine, gives Dr. Nick many ways to work with his patients in helping them achieve a life filled with balance and vitality.​

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Dr. Sonya Jensen

Dr. Sonya Jensen

Dr Sonya Jensen is a Mom of 2 boys, a business owner, a yoga teacher, a workshop leader and a Women’s Health Expert. After years of working closely with Women and their families her mission and purpose has become clear, to Inspire Women so they can live free and balanced lives.

She’s a graduate of British Columbia’s Simon Fraser University where she received a degree in Cell and Molecular Biology. Pulled in the direction of helping others since the age of 5, Dr. Sonya pursued Naturopathic Medicine after University to explore the body’s healing potential and learn how to share it with patients.

Her work with Women has taken her to places like Haiti where she assisted a group of Naturopathic doctor students with an organization called Mama Baby Haiti to provide maternal and pediatric health care at a birth centre in Mourne Rouge. This experience solidified for her that her passion lies in working with women and their families. She now runs monthly workshops for Women to support them in all aspects of life.

In 2009, Dr. Sonya and her husband Dr. Nicholas Jensen opened Divine Elements Naturopathic Family Wellness in the Kitsilano neighborhood of Vancouver, British Columbia where they help clients create lasting changes in their overall health and well-being for the entire family.

Divine Elements

Brenda Barton

Brenda Barton RTC, CSK Counsellor

Brenda Barton is an experienced counsellor with over 20 years in the field. Her emphasis is on solution-focused results that last. Brenda is also an Energy Healer, a Soul Retrieval Facilitator and a Specialized Kinesiologist.

The goal is to bring you to your best possible state of mind, emotion and spirit so that you will be able to discover, believe and become the best that you possibly can be. This accomplishment will enable you to have a more fulfilling and harmonious life.

Brenda Barton subscribes to the highest ethical standards of the counselling and healing profession. All of her services will be conducted professionally, ethically, with integrity and with the utmost regard for your well being.

Hypnotherapy, Pranic Healing, Reality Therapy and a variety of problem specific therapies are available as personally required.

Brenda Barton was educated at the University of Victoria and the University of Western Ontario with a focus on psychology and has a Mental Health Worker diploma.

Brenda has worked and been certified in Reality Therapy, Pranic Healing, Hypnotherapy, and PSYCH-K . She has also studied and worked in Thought Field Therapy and Rational Emotive Therapy. Brenda is a member of the William Glasser Institute for Choice Theory and Reality Therapy. She was the former Board President of The Canadian Pranic Healer's Association and was the former President of the Vancouver Pranic Healing Association.

Marielle Smith

Marielle Smith

Marielle is a holistic life coach, transformational healer and workshop facilitator with over 16 years experience in these fields.

She is a CTI Life Coach, PSYCH-K™ Advanced Practitioner, Shamanic Practitioner, and is a Reiki Master.

Marielle engages in healing methods that create a life of balance, empowerment and long-term change at a subconscious level. Together with her clients, she is committed to fostering wellness in the mind, heart, body and spirit which builds more internal life-force and eliminates energy loss. Marielle’s coaching practice encourages integrity, forgiveness, compassion, respect, responsibility, accountability, and healing across the generations.

“I coach people who are ready to transform their past experiences and trauma by reprogramming the negative blocks that were created at the time. By getting into the drivers seat - through assertiveness, reclaiming personal power and engaging in self-responsibility - you can change your story. I’ve experienced the journey of healing addictions within my immediate circle of family and friends. My training combined with my ability to be non-judgemental, patient, present, intuitive and compassionate allows me to confidently walk with you on the path to healing, peace and recovery.”

Marielle is most joyful being in service to those on their healing journey and she is a creative maven at heart. She is proud to be the fifth generation lineage of a Chinese Canadian family who lives in Vancouver with her husband of 20+ years, with their teenage daughter and son and their Aussie Shepherd, Tobi. Visit her for more details at Soul Coach

Dale Kobialko

Dale Kobialko, Massage Services

Dale has a Bachelor of Science degree with majors in chemistry and biology from the University of Regina.

He also attended the Professional Institute of Massage Therapy in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan to obtain a two-year college diploma in massage services.

“My love of science led me in the direction of natural health and healing.”

Dale’s background combines science and spirit which creates a unique container for energy healing.

“My working knowledge of the metaphysical realm — the body, mind and soul — all ties into helping individuals. Massage isn’t just a physical treatment. I look at the whole individual for their health and wellness.”

In addition to doing Massage Services, Dale is also an instructor, healer and health coach. He provides massage services at Langley Sports and Rehabilitation.


John Flaherty

John Flaherty, MSc, BA

Practitioner of NLP, Hypnosis, Master Practitioner & Trainer of Energy Psychology Therapies, Counsellor and Spiritual Director. Visit Living your Truth for more information.

John brings to the Agora protocol dynamic vision and provides each person with the means for change and transformation. He has more than 25 years of experience inspiring, motivating, teaching and supervising individuals to recognise and utilise the ability inherent within to transcend the challenges of life. As a specialist in the field of addiction, he has worked in the UK, Ireland and now in Canada, designing and delivering innovative programmes to address addictions as they affect each individual, their family and the wider community.

Searching always for the most effective and progressive tools to assist himself and others to live life to its full capacity, John became a Master Practitioner of NLP, Time Line Therapy and Hypnosis and then gained certification as a Master Practitioner and Trainer of Meridian Energy Psychology Therapies. John brings a wealth of expertise, practical experience and professional training to his practice and has developed his own unique and powerful approaches for raising the human spirit, inspiring and facilitating each individual to find emotional freedom, increased confidence and personal peace.

Anne Louise

Anne Louise Flaherty, B.Ed., GradDipPhys

Trainer & Master Practitioner of Emotional Freedom Therapies and the Energy Psychology Advancements. Visit Living your Truth for more information.

In her early career, Anne Louise worked in England and then in Ireland as a key member of the Health Service multi-disciplinary teams, working closely with Education and Social Services in the roles of teacher and paediatric physiotherapist. However, for the last 9 years she has been working in private practice, in England, Ireland and most recently in Canada providing personal consultancy to those presenting with deep-seated emotional pain or addictive patterns of behaviour, and feelings of low self-worth and poor self-image.

In each of her roles as teacher, physiotherapist and psychotherapist, she has developed a wealth of expertise in her work with families and individuals experiencing grief and loss, anger and resentment, guilt and blame, or their struggle to accept their own specific physical, mental, emotional and spiritual challenges.

Anne Louise is a qualified Trainer and Master Practitioner of Meridian Energy Psychology Therapies and a practitioner of the accelerated Jungian based psychotherapeutic approach ‘Cutting the Ties that Bind’, which works on all 3 levels of consciousness. This synthesis of modalities is the basis of her work today, addressing dependencies, addictive behaviours, deep-seated emotional pain, trauma and abuses.

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