The people who I see in my office are almost always referred by another person I have treated with massage therapy. I help people as a massage therapy professional first by discussing with them their reason for seeking my services as a massage practitioner, this is done by phone or email. The discussion continues during the initial appointment where a general medical history form is also taken. This appointment always includes a physical or postural scan and assessment which helps to set up a treatment plan that best suits each individual.
I continually take courses to enhance my skills as a therapist as well as attend study groups, read and study anatomy. There is always something to learn about the body. But MT doesn’t take up my whole time, I am a hockey goalie Mum, I mountain bike in our neighborhood – sometimes even between appointments, I train at Cross Fit North Vancouver with a wide range of athletes and just for fun and frustration I take aerial silks classes with the North Vancouver Circus school.
I have been practicing massage therapy for over 20 years . As an experienced RMT, I offer traditional massage therapy that combines soft tissue manipulation, myofascial release, visceral manipulation and lymphatic drainage. Treatments take place in a quiet and comfortable healing space located in tranquil Deep Cove, North Vancouver. After graduating from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy and Hydrotherapy in 1991, I established a successful practice in Vancouver. From there I relocated my practice to Deep Cove.
Some of my additional certifications and areas of study include:
- Lymphatic Drainage Therapy and Compression bandaging – Dr. Bruno Chikly
- Currently studying Barrel Visceral Manipulation also through the Upledger Institute
- Neuromuscular Therapy – Paul St. John
- Myofascial Release
- Osteopath Techniques
Association: Member of British Columbia Massage Therapist Association
Licensing: College of Massage Therapists of BC