Meet The Team

trained, licensed, certified and most of all caring

Holistic Wellness Experts


Our staff of professionals are there to assist you in rediscovering and reclaiming your very own, personal and unique Essential Balance so that you can have the healthiest, happiest, most productive life experience possible.

Dr. M. Hayden Sutherland

Hayden Sutherland

Hypnotherapist | Owner

Hayden Sutherland is an ACHE Certified Clinical and Transpersonal Hypnotherapist and a Nationally Certified and Florida Licensed Massage Therapist with a Master certification in the Usui method of Reiki healing.  Hayden believes that all chronic mental, physical and spiritual health problems are the result of imbalances in a person’s system.  When a person is returned to his/her Essential Balance, mental, physical and spiritual health will return automatically.  Hayden uses his innate and intuitive gifts along with his formal education and experience in the alternative and complimentary healing arts to bring improved health and happiness to his clients by assisting them in finding their own, unique Essential Balance.

If you are seeking a natural, drug-free solution to an issue that is negatively affecting your life or are simply looking for answers to questions in your life, please call for a free initial phone consultation with Hayden Sutherland CHt, at Essential Balance Holistic Wellness Center, LLC.  He can be reached at (813) 928-9850.


Dean Graves LMT

Darin Graves, LMT

Structural Energetic Therapy | SET Practitioner

Darin has a passion for helping people. He graduated from Erwin Technical Center and has been a licensed massage therapist since 2006. As soon as he got his license he was able to spend a year working mostly on kids with disabilities through Mid waver. He completed his 2-year SET training and graduated in June, 2008. He has been a teacher’s assistant in this work for more than four years. Because education is so important to him, he has also studied children’s Cranial/Structural work along with an ten month Advanced Releasing Emotional Energy class. Darin plays just about anything with strings. In his spare time he plays with an Irish band along with working in the music studio as a utility musician.


Monique Fluker

Monica Fluker

Professional Massage Therapist

Monique Fluker has been a Professional Massage Therapist for 6 years. As a firm believer in the Intuitive Power of Touch and the Connection of Mind (Intent) and Body, her signature style of massage is Intuitive, resulting in relaxation and stress reduction, alleviating pain, promoting increased and improved range of motion, and flexibility, while encouraging an Active Healthy Lifestyle.

Each client receives a Customized massage created to suit their specific needs.

Monique believes that every client has a Responsibility to Self; to ensure that through their Own Motivation and Commitment, they can Achieve and Sustain an Active Lifestyle for years to come.

Her mission is to Educate, Empower and Support individuals in Achieving Life Balance through Personal Wellness.

She is Nationally Certified and Licensed by the State of Florida and an active member of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) and the Florida State Massage Therapy Association (FSMTA), Tampa Chapter.

Shelley Parris Williams

Shelley Paris Williams

Wellness Director

Shelley Parris Williams, wellBEING Activist & Holistic Practitioner, blends Holistic Health, Life Coaching, Mind Mastery and Energy Medicine; Shelley is a published author, speaker, workshop/retreat facilitator and curator of wellness, who has trained with world-renowned master teachers from across the globe.

Her lead company, The Womb Sanctuary, is a Sacred Space for Women to BE Seen, Heard and Loved. Committed to creating High Vibrational Spaces for women to explore, discover and live their sweetest truths, all while cultivating a radically unapologetic selfLove and selfCare practice. Women learn the concept of being self-FULL, how to refill their JOYcup, FIRST, and live and serve from the overflow.

Shelley boldly navigates the world as a fierce MOMpreneur and advocate for women and girls. She actively works on community initiatives, and other collaborative projects to further the cause for women’s health and wellness. Orange County Health Department Office of Minority Health recognized her during their Black Women’s Health Project for her commitment to the health and solidarity of the Black women of Orange County ,FL where she first began creating Sacred Spaces for women over a decade. Her most recent work garnered her the 2018 Tampa Bay G.I.R.L.S. Rock Award for Health and Wellness.

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