Meet Our Therapists

To give our clients the best customer experience, we hire a wide variety of specialists that deliver highly personalized services. Whether you’re seeking traditional Swedish massage or our one-of-a-kind Reikisage you can be assured that you are working with the best. Our team is constantly developing new techniques and training to our center. At the 5th we are dedicated to the highest quality and most respected practices, and this comes through in the experience and creativity of our team.

The Specialists

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Jessica Braun

L.M.T., Reiki Practitioner and Spa Manager - Jessi has a natural gift for deep tissue! She is medically trained and specializes in deep tissue, hot stone, prenatal, postnatal, sport, reflexology, aromatherapy and trigger point. Over 10 years experience Jessi's clients include Olympic Athletes, Pro ball players and MMA Fighters. Jessi customizes every massage to her clients needs for maximum results. Jessi incorporates her love of aromatherapy to every treatment, she is passionate about the healing touch of massage.
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Katy Banks

L.M.T. and Esthetician - Katy is a dual licensed massage therapist and esthetician who has graduated from Aveda Institue. Katy has great a passion and love for massage. She specializes in deep tissue, sports massage, prenatal massage, chair massage, hot stone, aromatherapy, reflexology and just simple relaxation. Every service is different and customized to the clients needs and requests.


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Haley Medlock

L.M.T. and Esthetician .
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Sheri Hughes

A.P., L.M.T., Certified Doula, P.C.D., C.L.C., Reiki Master Practitioner/Instructor - Sheri is an Acupuncture Physician, L.M.T. (MA11264), certified birth and postpartum doula, baby nurse, lactation counselor, and Reiki teacher and practitioner. She has over 20 years of clinical experience working in hospitals, a Level One Trauma Center, Medical Clinics, Birthing Centers, and Day Spas. With acupuncture, her practice includes treating adults, pediatrics, special needs children, and specializing in women’s health and pregnancy concerns especially cervical ripening, labor preparation, and IVF/IUI support. B12 Injections are offered at 5th Element Healing Spa. With massage, her practice includes deep tissue and relaxation for adults, pediatrics, and children with special needs, also specializing in pregnancy and postpartum massage. Sheri is also a mother to a brilliant child with multiple special needs and she completely understands the demands that the parents meet daily. She also understands and has working knowledge of the needs of the special needs children she treats. Sheri’s approach to medicine is as if it equal parts science, art, and compassionate heart. She treats her patients with a holistic approach, empowering her patients while treating body, mind, and spirit in unison, as a collective and synergistic whole.


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Veronica Stookey

L.M.T. - Veronica started her holistic journey in 2013 when she received her 200 hour yoga teaching certificate from the Yoga University in Naples, FL. Wanting to continue her passion of mindful healing she became a licensed massage therapist, with an affinity for energy work. She likes to incorporate both crystal healing and aromatherapy into massages. Specialties include Swedish, and deep tissue as well as incorporating some structural work to help improve posture. She is also trained in acupressure, reflexology, and sports massage. Her philosophy is that every massage is different considering no two people are the same so the goal is always meeting each individuals specific needs in that moment.
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Kirsten Erikson-Doherty

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Mindy Perkins

L.M.T. - Trained in multiple modalities including pre and post natal, reflexology, craino sacral, trigger point, deep tissue, myofascial release, compassionate touch therapy, and relaxing massage. Mindy has lived in Florida most of her life and has been fortunate to travel whenever possible collecting sand from all over the world. She has two beautiful daughters that are her joy as well as an extensive family she enjoys. She is passionate about massage , helping others and giving back. She has volunteered with Hospice for over five years. Always looking for fun new ways to stay active she participates in roller derby, hiking and 5K or 10K races.
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Tabatha Leach

L.M.T.and C.S.T - Tabatha has been in the health care industry for over ten years and graduated from Central Florida School of Massage Therapy in 2016. She uses her knowledge and experience to create a custom, holistic, and effective treatment plan. Tabatha specializes in deep tissue massage and cranial sacral therapy. She is also skilled with hot stone, Swedish, reflexology, sport, prenatal, and aromatherapy. She is eager to work with clients to help alleviate the pain and stresses of everyday life. Allow Tabatha and her passion for bodywork the opportunity to exceed your expectations.
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Louise Weir

L.M.T., Reiki, Karuna, Energy Healing - Louise has been a seeker since the early 1970's when she took her first Hatha Yoga Class. At that time she also began studying nutritional healing and meditation. She loves her profession as an LMT and provides individualized massage that can be enhanced with Reiki, Crystals, aromatherapy and/or flower essences. She certified in Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Zen Facial Massage using acupressure, essential oils and lymphatic drainage, Foot & Hand Reflexology, Hot Stone Massage, Prenatal Massage, Couples massage. Additionally, She is an Usui Reiki Master/Teacher, a Karuna Ki Master/Teacher, Green Tara Seichim Master/Teacher, Prismology Master/Teacher and Angel Energy Healing Practitioner. She also works with and teaches: Meridian Flush, Chakra Tantra Reiki, Lunar Light, Synergy Johrei, Stone Reiki, Amara Omni, Ancient Isis Healing, Life Path Reiki, Psychic Reiki,a variety of Prosperity Flushes and Empowerments and over 150 additional modalities with more being added on a regular basis. She joyfully works with flower essences for emotional healing and is a Master Manifestor and Manifestation Coach. In her most recent past life, she was a young hippie girl on Venice Beach, California.
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Sondra Fitzgerald

Esthetician - Sondra Fitzgerald is a mom and a licensed esthetician, who comes from the fast paced corporate world as an Executive Manager. She's always had a passion for skin care and truly enjoys helping people feel good about themselves. She strives to be the very best in her profession by researching and obtaining additional training and certifications. The skin is the largest organ of our body. Not only is it important what we do on the outside but also what we do on the inside. Sondra is happy to share her knowledge and research with her clients.
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Heather Robbs

Esthetician - Heather is a life long lover of wellness, health, and self-care whose passion for skin care began at a very early age. She earned her degree in Esthetics from Atlanta Institute of Aesthetics and has spent her career honing her skills in facial treatments including chemical treatments and microdermabrasion, waxing services, and reflexology massage. She has also studied Nutrition at Georgia Southern University and the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Heather takes a holistic approach to skin care as she believes, as in all areas of life, we must address any concern from many angles. Our faces are certainly no exception! Heather specializes in bringing out the life, vitality, and health of the skin. She treats everyone with a customized approach based on individual needs and concerns while providing a wonderfully relaxing and deeply rejuvenating facial treatment experience for the mind, body, and spirit. You will see and feel results for yourself as she works with you to allow your inner beauty to shine through beautiful skin.
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Marybeth DeLeonardis

Co-Founder 5th Element Healing Center - Marybeth is a former business development executive and entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience in high-paced environments (logistics, education and food industries). She has launched various successful small businesses, and now brings her expertise in Business development and her passion of Holistic Health to the 5th Element Healing Center. Marybeth studied at Clayton College of Natural Health and is continuing her studies with Root of Herbalism at Florida School Of Holistic Living and working on her Certification as a Nutritional Therapist.
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Kari Astrid Haugeto

Partner, Energy Healer - USA Today New Media Awards founder and Huffington Post blogger, Kari Haugeto is a world traveler, photographer, videographer and serial entrepreneur, using cutting-edge technology to share her unique experiences across the world. A Navy veteran, she used the GI Bill to attend UCF to earn an MBA along with an Information Systems Management master's before gaining her Educational Media Design and Technology Master's Certification at Full Sail University. Ms. Haugeto uses her experience in travel to source some of the most unique designs, products, crystals and therapies to our center in Winter Springs. Ms. Haugeto also uses her experience in media, advertising, public relations, project management, education and technology to create systems and strategies that bring our team to the next level.

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