Our team has been built with you in mind. Bringing together a variety of experience, education, passion and technique our team is devoted to delivering exceptional care. 

 

We believe in professional growth through continuing education and open feedback. This ensures we are always staying at the forefront of our professions and providing the best care possible. 

 

our Registered Massage Therapists

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Brittany

Brittany graduated from the Registered Massage Therapy Program in 2015.  Her passion to pursue a career in Massage Therapy began as she had first-hand experience in the positive effects and healing from stretching and strengthening when doing yoga.

From treating a number of conditions from acute and chronic injury, whiplash, sports related, neurological injury, headaches, anxiety, overall stress, pregnancy, and infant massage, Brittany believes that individualized care is extremely important. Brittany was an RMT Instructor for 3 years, so she finds that sharing her knowledge, whether it be on muscles, fascia, alignment, or even breathing exercises, is an influential part of her treatments. She utilizes a number of techniques catered to each person's needs including swedish massage, myofascial release, joint mobilizations, visceral alignment, kinesiotaping, and finds remedial home care is a great way to have long lasting results following treatment.

In Brittany’s free time, you can find her out exploring nature with her two goldens or at home either crafting or baking. She loves continuing her education and looks forward to guiding and working with you to provide a treatment plan that best optimizes goals and quality of life.

Camille

Camille

Camille is a graduate of Okanagan Valley College of Massage Therapy. Her and her husband Nathan lived in Vermon for 2 years while she was in the program and just last year moved back to Abbotsford. Camille is a very empathetic person who has a desire to assist people in their healing process. While in training, Camille found a passion in working with headaches, migraines and neck tension. Her priorities are to help decrease pain and make her clients feel better, while providing a safe space.

In her spare time, Camille enjoys her dog, spending time with family and friends and playing sports such as fast-pitch softball. She also loves the great outdoors doing activities with her husband such as hiking, fishing, gardening and camping.

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Chelsea

Chelsea is a graduate of the Vancouver College of Massage Therapy.

Alongside school and massages, she is also a therapeutic horseback riding coach. In her spare time she enjoys outdoors to go hiking, biking and ride her horse.

Christy

Christy

Christy is a graduate of the Okanagan Valley College of Massage Therapy. She spent 2 years in Vernon while in school and then moved back to Chilliwack to begin her career as an RMT. She has found her passion in pain management and rehabilitation specifically; headaches, shoulders and lower back. She'll always include a little self-care to do at home, so you can work together in the healing process.

 

In her free time, Christy enjoys both being out in nature and relaxing at home. She can often be found out hiking with a friend or playing games with her family. She loves learning new things and is always looking for ways to improve her own life, and the lives of others. 

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Corinne

Massage was always part of Corinne's recovery, self-care and injury prevention approach. She practiced many sports throughout her life, and started gravitating more and more to mountain sports in her early twenties. Along the way, she had several sports injuries that pushed her to learn more about the human body and pursue a RMT career. 

 

She massages athletes of all levels, outdoors enthusiasts and community members who are looking to improve performance, recover from an injury, general maintenance or take care of themselves! Corinne also enjoys being part of people's recovery process after an MVA.  It's very gratifying for her to hear that her clients are free from headaches, neck pain, nerve pain, have gained range of motion or achieved a health or athletic goal. Corinne is fascinated by how strong and resilient our bodies are, and she wants to facilitate connection with your body. She has taken continuing education in temporomandibular joint dysfunction rehabilitation and pain science.  

In a treatment, she uses a variety of active and passive techniques, and uses little to no oil to work more closely with your facias. After a massage with Corinne, you will feel rejuvenated and relaxed. 

 

In her free time, she trail runs, ski tours, climbs, hikes, cycles, kayaks and eats copious amounts of chocolate. Corinne is honoured to be part of your health journey, whether you are looking for maintenance, injury recovery or a wellness massage.

Julio

Julio

Julio is a charismatic and intuitive RMT. He is a graduate from Oxford College in Barrie, Ontario. He is passionate about helping his clients to feel better and achieve their therapeutic goals. He incorporates the use of Swedish techniques, fascial release techniques, and home care exercises to achieve the best results with his clients.

 

Julio is a father of three children and enjoys spending time with them. He is originally from Cali, Colombia and is so happy to now be a resident of BC. In his free time he enjoys being in nature and the outdoors!

Larissa

Larissa

Larissa is a graduate of the Vancouver College of Massage Therapy. 

She has always enjoyed mentoring and coaching others to achieve their goals. Her experiences riding horses and training at a national level highlighted for her the importance of self-care. This lead her to pursue a career in Massage Therapy in order to pass this passion on to others.

Larissa has had many experiences with pain management and is eager to assist others along the path of healing with patient-centred care using therapeutic and relaxation techniques.

In her free time, Larissa loves riding horses, dirt bikes, as well as camping and going side-by-siding in the mountains. She loves the outdoors and has a passion for animals and helping people.

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McKenna

McKenna graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in May of 2022. She joins our team as a Bodyworker as she awaits writing her licensing exam.

As a Bodyworker, McKenna will focus on the use of Swedish Massage Techniques. This technique aims to promote relaxation by releasing muscle tension. Level of pressure applied during the massage will be tailored to individual preference - ranging from gentle to deeper pressure.

 

McKenna is passionate about helping others in any way she can, and massage therapy has allowed her to do this every day! She is so excited to jump into her career and continue to grow as a therapist.

 

Alongside work and school, McKenna enjoys hiking, skiing, soccer, and staying active in the gym.

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Rachel

Rachel graduated as an RMT from Vancouver Career College in 2014. She started working in a spa setting but quickly discovered her passion for rehabilitation work. She has grown as a therapist in the time she has been working with Intuitive Rehab Services and has a steady following of clientele.

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Sara

Making people happy has always been one of Sara's things to do. However, since happiness comes from the inside, she decided to choose a career in which she could positively affect positively affect happiness as much as possible: help people feel better.

Sara graduated from the Registered Massage Therapy program at the Vancouver College of Massage Therapy in December of 2016. Her dedication and hard work ensured her place on the Dean's List throughout the program.

As a firm believer in self care, Sara can often be found doing one of her favourite activities, which include but are not limited to : photography, gardening, running, hiking, cycling, baking, and helping people feel better.

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Travis

Travis started at Intuitive during his practicum (80 hours work experience) through the University of the Fraser Valley. He graduated in 2014 with a Bachelors of Kinesiology degree and joined the Intuitive team as a Kin. After 8 months, Travis had a scholarship opportunity, decided to go back to school and graduated from the Vancouver College of Massage Therapy. The more he studies, the more the human body fascinates him; from a cellular level, to tissues, organs, and the body as a whole.

He has a passion to help others, and massage therapy has opened the doors to allow him to do this every day ! He is so excited to be entering into this career and continue to learn and become a better therapist.

During his down time you can find him hiking, mountain biking, camping, swimming in the Vedder River, or enjoying a good book beside it. He also enjoys some recreational volleyball and soccer, but prefers spending his time in the wilderness exploring everything Chilliwack has to offer.

 

our physiotherapists

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A.J.

A.J. completed his bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology in 2012 at Fort Lewis College then went on to graduate from the Master’s of Physical Therapy program at the University of Saskatchewan in 2018. A.J.’s interests include sports rehabilitation, manual therapy, and active rehabilitation.
 
A.J. was previously employed as a kinesiologist and uses the skills he developed during that time to enhance exercise prescription. His clinical philosophy is directed towards education and client centered care with the believe that “motion is lotion”. This indicates that the more active we are the better we feel with our overall health, which facilitates you living your best life.
 

While attending Fort Lewis College A.J. also played football for the Skyhawks competing against NCAA II competition. His passion for football and all sports continues as he served as the offensive coordinator for the Meadow Ridge Knights this past season.

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Angela graduated from the Physical Therapy program at the University of British Columbia in 2003 and has been working in private practice ever since. She joined the team at Intuitive in 2015, following a move back to her hometown of Chilliwack. 

She has treated a wide variety of clients over the years, and believes that educating her clients is one of the most valuable tools she can offer in helping them achieve success in their rehabilitation. 

Angela also enjoys her other role as a sessional instructor at UFV, where she teaches a sports injuries course in the Kinesiology department.

Blair

Blair

Blair completed his bachelor’s Degree in biology in 2012 at Minot State University then went on to complete his Master’s Degree in physical therapy at the University of Manitoba in 2016.  Blair is interest in Manual Therapy, Pain Science, and Exercise Therapy. 

Blair aims to empower people that he works with and give them the tools they need to get rid of their pain, utilizing and active and functional approach to optimize your movement.
 

While attending Minot State University Blair also played Football, which helped develop his interest in weight lifting and exercise.  He aims to practice what he preaches and continuously is refining his exercises that he prescribes at the gym.  He also enjoyed spending his time Hiking, Biking and Canoeing in Manitoba and is excited to pursue these activities in B.C.

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Isabelle

Graduated from Queen’s University in 1986 with a Bachelor in physiotherapy.  Over her 35 year career she has gained experience in a wide range of settings such as hospitals, extended care units, home health and rehab centres.

 

Isabelle’s main focus is helping people regain and maintain quality of life while dealing with chronic conditions.She has had an advanced personal yoga practice to manage life’s stresses since 2006.  This hobby grew into a passion that lead her to take her RYT-200 (200 Hours Registered Yoga Teacher Certification) and Yin/Chakra certification in summer of 2017.In March 2016, a tragic water accident rendered her husband a quadriplegic.  Through this personal experience of trauma and rehabilitation, Isabelle’s yoga practice deepened and evolved into a whole new way of practicing physiotherapy.  She is inspired to use yoga as her main treatment modality.No matter your age or circumstance, her goal is to keep you moving so that you can live your life to the fullest.

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Michaela

Michaela completed her bachelor’s degree in human kinetics in 2018 at the University of British Columbia Okanagan. After working at Intuitive as a kinesiologist Michaela decided to return back to school to complete her Master’s of Physical Therapy at the University of Alberta. Michaela’s interests include active rehabilitation, manual therapy, pain science and pre and postpartum exercise prescription. 

 

Michaela believes in providing holistic evidence-based care to each and every client. Using a combination of education, hands on techniques and active exercise Michaela’s goal is to get clients back to doing the things they love. 

 

Michaela was born and raised in Chilliwack and is very excited to be back serving her community. If she is not at work you will catch Michaela around town running, hiking or cycling. 

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Michelle

Michelle graduated from the University of Pretoria, South Africa, with her Bachelors in Physiotherapy. Over the years, she has been responsible for various levels of service delivery to a wide range of stakeholders within the public and private health care sectors.

Michelle has a unique ability to connect with clients and stakeholders alike which has allowed her to physically and mentally prepare clientele with various orthopedic, neurological and chronic pain related disorders for a successful return to work and/or a return to their normal daily activities. This is done through listening to people’s stories, gathering all the information available, identifying potential gaps, placing adequate weight on all the influencing factors and then mapping out a well-defined action plan, inclusive of each parties’ responsibility and accountability towards successful outcomes.

 

It is Michelle’s passion to empower and facilitate clients in their recovery process, while minimizing disability, through a function-based assessment and well-defined treatment process considering each person as a whole.

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Raj

Rajat graduated from M S Ramaiah Medical college in Bangalore, India and has worked in various hospitals in India. He has worked primarily in the capacity of Clinical Physiotherapist in Canada with patients having various musculoskeletal issues.

 

Rajat strongly believes in teamwork for the betterment of patients and is always open to suggestions and feedback.

 

In his free time, Rajat enjoys watching soccer and cricket.

our Kinesiologists

 
Alex

Alex

Alex has a Bachelor in Physical Education & Coaching and a Specialization in Kinesiology. Alex was mentored in the fields of Athletic Therapy, Strength & Conditioning, and Research in Exercise Physiology. Once graduated, he carved a path into Strength & Conditioning Coaching as well as an ICBC Service Provider for Injury Rehabilitation. After experiencing a career ending shoulder injury as a Baseball pitcher, he focused his education on joint specific rehabilitation and became a Functional Range Conditioning Mobility & Assessment Specialist.

Alex’s passion is to truly understand the capacity for an individuals joints to move. He aims to educate healthy movement mechanics and expand functional movement quality. Alex has experience creating and coaching Strength & Mobility programs through Functional Health and Fitness practices as a Personal Trainer, Kinesiologist, and Movement and Mobility Specialist. Alex enjoys walking and biking with his wife and two active young daughters, playing and coaching baseball, watching the Canucks, and jamming on his guitar. 

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Bailee

Bailee graduated from UFV with her Bachelor of Kinesiology with a focus in exercise science, and an extended minor in psychology. There she enjoyed studying exercise physiology, athletic injuries and exercise prescription. 

 

Bailee’s passion for movement began with her many years training in and teaching martial arts. As an instructor she fell in love with teaching people of all ages how to efficiently move and reach their goals. Since graduation she has spent time in a Paediatric clinic, working with children of a variety of neurological conditions.

 

One of Bailee’s favourite things is the relationships she builds with clients. She is passionate about creating a fun and safe environment while helping people get back to living fully and pain free! 

She loves empowering people in feeling confident and strong in their bodies while educating them to be independent in taking care of themselves and getting back to the things they enjoy. 

 

Outside of work, Bailee loves spending time outdoors. She can usually be found around a campfire, learning guitar, doing puzzles or playing sports like soccer and softball! 

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Faye

Faye is a Practicing Kinesiologist from the University of British Columbia Vancouver, majoring in Neuromechanics and Physiological Sciences. She has worked with different physical capacities and injuries of high performance and emerging athletes, general population (teens, adults and seniors) and special needs. Faye is passionate about helping people optimize their wellbeing in purposeful ways. She values resilience, perseverance and patience in her process of assisting clients to successfully attain their rehabilitation and fitness goals. She strives to share a progressive mindset and a safe space for learning!

 

Faye enjoys listening to music, driving scenic routes, reading a book and leisure physical activities. In the past, she has been a women’s rugby trainer at UBC and a captain of UBC Current women’s dragon boat team. She likes to exercise in weight rooms, track fields, yoga studios and trails.

Jasmine

Jasmine

Jasmine graduated with a Bachelors of Kinesiology from the University of the Fraser Valley while specializing in Exercise Science. In school she had been mentored in Strength and Conditioning, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Sport Nutrition and Athletic Rehabilitation. Since graduation she has taken a special interest in Neurological Rehabilitation, Concussion Management, and Aquatic Therapy. 

Jasmine has experience programming and coaching people of all ages and abilities! She is passionate about helping others achieve their goals in rehabilitation, fitness, and athletic performance. 

 

Outside of work you can find Jasmine spending most of her free time powerlifting, kayaking, hiking and camping.

John

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John is a kinesiology graduate from the University of the Fraser Valley, where he graduated with an Exercise Science specialization. It was his love for soccer that encouraged him to explore the field of Kinesiology. He values people’s needs and loves to help them reach their goals in life, both in the clinic and in his personal life.

John is originally from Italy moving to Canada in 2015.  When not working, he loves to spend time with his fiancé to whom he will be getting married this summer. He also volunteers as a youth leader, and enjoys playing sports and exploring nature.

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Julee

Julee graduated from the University of the Fraser Valley with a Bachelor of Kinesiology specializing in exercise science.  During her time at UFV she took keen interest in exercise physiology, community health, as well as programming for special populations and individuals with disabilities.  Since graduating Julee has gained experience as a clinical kinesiologist creating exercise programs for older adults and individuals with health concerns.  

 

Julee aims to create a safe and inclusive space for each and every individual. She believes in following a holistic approach with her clients to create balance and derive a sense of overall wellness. She takes special consideration to individualize programs for each client in order to best achieve personal goals and regain optimal function. Julee is passionate about helping her clients find confidence in their bodies and grow their self-efficacy in regards to exercise. 

 

Outside of work, Julee enjoys hiking, reading, practicing yoga, and spending time with her cat, Remy.

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Kevin

Kevin obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology from the University of the Fraser Valley in 2014. As a kinesiologist at Intuitive rehabilitation, Kevin develops specialized exercise programs for the rehabilitation of a wide variety of injuries and disabilities. He has completed several additional courses retailed to field of rehabilitation as well as the Matheson Functional Capacity Evaluation. Kevin has a passion for helping people achieve their full potential. Out of the clinic, Kevin is a personal trainer and embodies fitness, health, and wellness as integral part of his life. He enjoys weight training, running, cycling, and snowboarding.

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Mitch

Mitch graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelors of Kinesiology in Exercise and Sports Studies.  As an import to BC, being surrounded by real mountains motivates him to get outside as much as possible, especially when water is involved.  He has been a member of the Canadian Forces for the past 9 years as a Naval Reservist, this motivates him to work with veterans and other Canadian Forces members.  He is also a Certified Personal Trainer with the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP-CPT), so you can often find him running by the river with his favourite fur nephew Rufus.

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Prabh

Prabh completed his Sport Science & Bachelor of Physical Education and Coaching Degree, with a specialization in Kinesiology, from Douglas College. He is currently a Practicing Member of the British Columbia Association of Kinesiologists. Prabh holds additional certifications and accreditations through the NCCP (National Coaching Certification Program of Canada), BCRPA (British Columbia Recreations and Parks Association) and High Five - Principles of Healthy Childhood Development.  


During his studies, Prabh gained a keen interest in exercise physiology, integrated movement analysis, sport nutrition, sport psychology and the role these elements play in active rehabilitation. Through the incorporation of these principles into aspects of his own practice, he was able to gain valuable experience and success when working with clients across a vast spectrum of populations, abilities and unique functions. 

When not helping clients achieve their rehabilitative goals, Prabh enjoys spending time hiking and camping through the great outdoors with his wife and their two energetic dogs.

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Rosalia 

Rosalia graduated with her Bachelor in Kinesiology from UFV with a specialization in Exercise Science. She is a practicing member with the BCAK. 

 

Prior to joining the team at Intuitive, she obtained a wide range of experience working with diverse populations from facilitating exercise programs and recreation activities for seniors in long-term care facilities to working with athletes at the university level.

 

Rosalia is passionate about providing programs and structure to help people get back on their feet so they can keep enjoying what life has to offer. As she expands her growth and knowledge as a therapist, she is interested to develop her professional skill set in the paediatric field. Further down the road, she is exploring the opportunity of pursuing her Masters of Physical Therapy or Masters of Occupational Therapy.

 

Rosalia is fluent in both English and Spanish. When she’s not working you can find her kayaking, hiking or planning her next trip

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Steven

Steven obtained his Bachelor of Kinesiology from UFV, with a focus on Exercise Science. During this time, Steven gained valuable knowledge and insight into injury rehabilitation and it’s various applications - from managing pain through the use of beneficial movement to restoring performance in sport and work.

 

Through his personal athletic career, he has enhanced his knowledge of exercise performance and effective programming. 

 

Professionally, he has expanded his repertoire of knowledge in analyzing the biomechanics of the lower body and the role that this plays in recovering from injury. All of this allows him to provide a precise rehabilitation approach for his clients to help them reach their recovery and performance goals.

 

Steven is currently studying to become a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist with the NSCA. Outside of Intuitive, he can be found in the gym training for powerlifting, swimming, or hiking throughout the lower mainland.

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Stephen

Stephen is a registered Kinesiologist specializing in Exercise Science from the University of the Fraser Valley. Coming from a background involving heavy physical labour and over 30 years of sports, Stephen has a personal insight and understanding of rehabilitation. Through his experiences and studies he has garnered a passion for helping clients recover and improve their quality of life. 

 

Out of the clinic Stephen can be found giving it everything he’s got at the baseball diamond both on the mound and in the batter’s box. 

our Registered Psychologist 

 
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Dr. D'Anne Howes

Dr. D’Anne Howes has been a Registered Psychologist in British Columbia since 1998. She has worked in private practice and with organizations such as Health Canada for over 20 years. In her early years, she worked at Orion Health proving intake, assessment and medical/psychological reports for client’s suffering from chronic pain. Focal areas included: interdisciplinary case management; individual therapy, biofeedback; mindfulness/relaxation training; pain management; psycho-educational groups; and return to work planning and implementation.
 

Dr. Howes utilizes various different treatment strategies including: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and she is also trained in EMDR frequently utilized for post-traumatic stress disorder treatment. She has experience working with veterans and other service and military personnel including RCMP. Additionally, with personal and marriage counseling.
 

Dr. D’Anne’s clinical focus has evolved to include a holistic and interdisciplinary focus on treatment, which examines all aspects of a person’s life that play a role in promoting physical and mental wellness. In her clinical practice, she specializes in injury recovery, depression, anxiety, stress/trauma, PTSD, adjustment to parenting, women’s health, marriage counselling, chronic disease/pain management, and geriatric care.

our Occupational Therapists

 
Alexandra

Alexandra

Alex completed her BSc in Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University with a concentration in Active Health and Rehabilitation. Her interest in providing a holistic approach to rehabilitation inspired her to pursue her MSc in Occupational Therapy at Dalhousie University. As an engaged lifelong learner, Alex has taken numerous continuing education courses and holds certificates in motivational interviewing, ergonomics, return to work coaching, chronic pain management and trauma-informed care.

With a diverse background in physical and mental health, Alex has worked with a variety of individuals of all ages, in both public and private settings. She is passionate about supporting individuals to improve their health, function and quality of life.

Outside of work, Alex enjoys traveling, running, being out in nature and spending quality time with her dog and loved ones.

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Ashlee received her Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy at the University of Western Ontario, following completion of a B.Sc in Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa. She began her career working in forensic mental health in Ontario, before following a lifelong dream of moving to the west coast. She has worked both in the hospital and in the community with clients with serious mental health issues, addictions, and brain injury; providing assessments, goal planning, and training in independent living skills. 

 

In her free time, she enjoys hiking with her two dogs, running, yoga, and volunteering with a dog rescue.

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Ashley has completed her Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Alberta after completing her BA with a Major in Psychology from the University of the Fraser Valley.  Ashley has experience within acute care, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation programs, and community private practice. She has completed additional courses related to chronic pain management, anxiety and stress management, depression, goal planning, return to work planning, ergonomics, concussion management and cognitive rehab.
 

In her free time she enjoys yoga, and chasing after her son (and spouse) in many outdoor activities. 

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Bailey

Bailey received her Master of Occupational Therapy in 2010 at the University of British Columbia after completing her Bachelor of Art, Social Science, Human Services Certificate at Trinity Western University. She has completed numerous continuing education courses including; yearly attendance at the Pacific Coast Brain Injury Conference, BSCOT Executive Functioning Workshop, Treating and Litigating in the Face of Psychological Overlay, Assessing & Implementing Home Modifications for the Injured Worker through WorkSafe BC, The Anatomy of a Brain Injury Case and many more.

Bailey enjoys spending her free time with her two children and husband in Langley, BC. 

Barb

Barb

Barb has 20 years of experience as an OT, with a strong focus on mental health and recovery.  Barb enjoys spending time with her friends and family, and especially with her son.  Barb likes to make good use of the opportunities nature offers right here in Chilliwack; she likes to hike; do trail riding on her bike, and go out “glamping”.  Barb just bought a beautiful lot at the Glen at Maple Falls and is very excited to start spending time chillaxing there.

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Cara

Cara grew up in BC and ventured to New Zealand for two years after high school, before heading onward to Ontario for her studies. She attained her HBSc in Kinesiology at McMaster University, followed by a MSc in Occupational Therapy at the University of Toronto Mississauga. Cara has since returned to BC to join the Intuitive Rehab team as an Occupational Therapist. 

 

She is a lifelong learner and enjoys empowering her clients in their personal journeys towards their goals. Cara especially enjoys working with children and has worked with an array of ages and abilities. She recognizes and values the importance of living a spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, and physically balanced life.

 

Cara loves spending her time outdoors with her hubby, family, and friends! She has a passion for parkour, cycling, hiking, and snowboarding, and aspires to try kite surfing and snowkiting one day!

Christie

Christie

After graduating with a Masters degree in Occupational Therapy from Queen's University, Christie left her busy Ontario life for the west coast to pursue her passion of healthy living and helping others. 

Christie has previously worked at Abbotsford and Chilliwack Hospital where she worked closely with patients helping them through their acute physical and psychological recovery journey. She also has experience in acute stroke and inpatient rehabilitation, community mental health, and vocational rehabilitation.

At Intuitive Rehab, Christie enjoys working one on one with clients, assisting them achieve their personal goals and strategies for living meaningful lives in the community through the means that BC offers. She continually seeks new knowledge and evidence to help her clients see positive changes throughout their recovery and supporting them return to work and daily life.

When she is not working, she enjoys snowboarding, camping, swimming, and cooking.

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Elizabeth

Elizabeth was born and raised in Nova Scotia and received her Bachelors in Kinesiology with a minor in Dance from the University of Calgary. In 2006, she headed back east to get her Masters in Occupational Therapy from Dalhousie University. Elizabeth found her place in private practice working with children and families with diverse challenges in Alberta. Her family is on a new adventure in Chilliwack and she is looking forward to working with new clients at Intuitive Rehab Services. She is excited for the extended gardening season and all the outdoor opportunities the Fraser Valley has to offer.

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Kat

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Lana

Lana obtained a BSc in Physiology, Microbiology and Human Kinetics from the University of British Columbia in 2005 before completing an MSc in Occupational Therapy at the University of Alberta in 2009.  She has been working in private practice since 2009 with a focus on ICBC, WorkSafe BC, Extended Health insurance, VAC, Functional Capacity Evaluations, Cost of Future Care Assessments and privately funded treatment.   She is a member of COTBC and CAOT and has completed ongoing training related to cognitive, physical and mental health rehabilitation.  She has given evidence as an expert witness for the Supreme Court of Canada. 

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Laura

Laura completed my Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Dalhousie University in 2019. Prior, she completed a Bachelor of Kinesiology with a minor in Psychology from Acadia University. From her fieldwork placements, Laura gained experience in return to work and acute care settings.

 

Laura had the opportunity to play Ringette for team Nova Scotia in the 2015 Canada Winter Games that took place in BC. During my time at Acadia University, she played on the women’s Hockey and Field Hockey Teams. In her spare time, Laura enjoy playing sports, hiking, running and reading.

Marie

Marie received her Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy at Queen’s University. Prior to OT, she completed her Bachelor of Human Kinetics in Athletic Therapy at Trinity Western University. Marie has been a part of the Intuitive team since 2011, initially working as a kinesiologist. Through these experiences, her interests in personalized and holistic rehabilitation plans grew, and she returned to school to expand her skills. Since then, Marie continues to seek continuing education opportunities in order to better serve clients. She is passionate about meeting people where they are at, assisting them to set realistic goals, and supporting overall wellness in their lives so they can move forward. She enjoys working with a wide variety of clients, and is particularly interested in head injuries and orthopedics.

  

Outside of work, you can find her in the barn with cows and chickens, walking along vedder river, spending time with family, swimming, and attempting to cook.

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Matt

Matt received his Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Dalhousie University in 2015, following completion of a Bachelor’s in Kinesiology at Acadia University. He began his career in Nova Scotia working in community mental health and insurance, followed by teaching and working in the Occupational Therapy program at Dalhousie University. Matt then moved on to providing services in Paediatrics, specifically with children with autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, down syndrome and other unique conditions.

 

Matt has worked primarily in private settings with interests in mental health, relationship based therapy, and helping clients to achieve their developmental and functional based goals. 

 

In his free time, you will find Matt golfing or out exploring BC with his two dogs, Jax and Sadie.

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When individuals experience disability and impairment it creates stress and a loss in occupational performance and roles. Many times life unravels and we lose a sense of who we are and what we are supposed to be engaging in. As an Occupational Therapist, Michelle's number one passion and goal is to assist with identifying barriers and obstacles and promoting increasing function through use of occupations. She facilitate's her clients to find a heathy balance of  activities, to find healthy coping strategies and an improved sense of perceptions so that they can succeed in their goals and move forwards with wellness. She knows that no single treatment approach is right for everyone and so she has educated herself in many different treatment techniques and programs to assist each client in the best way possible. Michelle has obtained many certifications and courses and sincerely enjoys expanding her treatment options with regular educational course attendance.

Michelle founded Intuitive Rehabilitation Services in 2005 and is extremely proud of the company and the services we provide. She has been elected to be a Supreme Court of British Columbia expert in Occupational Therapy, and is trained in treating psychosocial, orthopaedic and traumatic brain injuries. She is passionate about the work and outcomes that she is able to achieve in this role. Outside of work time, she enjoys reading, dancing, paddle boarding, kayaking, exercising, snow boarding and playing ninjas with her three active boys.

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Rachel K

Rachel is joining Intuitive Rehab Services after a move from Manitoba. She completed her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Manitoba and has previous OT experience in pediatrics. 

 

Rachel enjoys spending her free time travelling, hiking, biking and hanging with family and friends. 

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Rachel was born and raised in southern New Brunswick. She received her OT degree from
Dalhousie University in 2004. Since graduating, Rachel has practiced in the US (California, Washington & Oregon) in a variety of settings including: acute care, home health, inpatient rehabilitation hospital as well as longterm care. Rachel has also worked in her home province of NB and now is putting down roots in the Chilliwack area of BC.

 

Rachel loves taking on new challenges and learning new skills with her clients in mind. She is
passionate about seeing others empowered and learning how to best care for themselves in a
supportive and compassionate milieu.

 

Outside of work, Rachel loves getting outside with her 3 year old daughter and her dog, Willie.
She also loves mountain biking, snowboarding, yoga and hiking.

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Shaina

Shaina received her Occupational Therapy degree from Dalhousie University in 2011. She is passionate about being able to assist people back to their daily activities and specializes in stress and anxiety programs. Shaina enjoys working with both mental health and brain injury files. 
 

In Shaina's spare time she loves taking care of a vegetable garden and cooking. She has lived overseas (Israel) before going into her career as an occupational therapist. She loves hiking/canoeing/being outdoors and has been practicing yoga since 2009 and find it to be a very important part of her life.

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Shereen

Shereen received her Master of Occupational Therapy in 2010 from UBC after completing her Bachelor of Kinesiology at the University of the Fraser Valley. She enjoys the wide variety of clients she is privileged to meet and working with them to achieve their goals. 

 

When she is not working she enjoys cycling, field hockey, going to the gym, and trying to keep up with her twin girls.

our Occupational Therapy Administrators

 
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Isabella

Bella recently moved back to her home town of Chilliwack after living in Calgary for 5 years to be closer to family. She has been working in customer service and administration for 12 years.

 

When she’s not helping the OT’s or working at the front desk of the clinic you can find her spending time with her little boy and two dogs. On the weekends she enjoys cooking and baking delicious treats!

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Katherine

Katherine started working at Intuitive Rehab Services in 2015 and quickly moved up to an administrative assistant role working directly with OT/Owner Michelle. Katherine is married with two sons and enjoys crafting and being with her family.

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Muamera

Muamera was born and raised in Bosnia where she graduated from Medical Highschool. She gained tons of knowledge and experience during her time working in a hospital and medical clinic. Muamera came to Canada in 2018, where she lived in Abbotsford for two years and then moved to Chilliwack in 2020. 

 

Muamera is very friendly and loves to help others. Outside of nursing, she has also spent the last two years in customer service. Her strong passion for healthcare brought her to Intuitive Rehab Services where she is thrilled to be a part of the team so she can continue to grow in her career!

 

Her favorite thing to do is spend time with her husband and daughter. Muamera is a big fan of the outdoors and is very excited to explore all of Chilliwack’s beauty.

our Occupational Therapy Assistants

 
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Cylie

Cylie is a Rehabilitation Assistant who obtained her BCRPA Personal Training Certification while working under OT/Owner Michelle prior to transitioning to a Rehabilitation Assistant. She enjoys working alongside individuals in all walks of life and helping people keep active so they can achieve all of their goals. 

 

Outside of work Cylie enjoys keeping active at the gym and summiting mountain peaks as well as snowboarding, biking and spending her free time with friends and family. 

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Kayla

Kayla joins us on our OTA team while she finishes her final semester of school in Brisbane, Australia to complete her Masters of Occupational Therapy at the University of Queensland.

Prior to Occupational Therapy, Kayla completed a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Psychology. Kayla has previous work and volunteer experience with children and youth with disabilities. Her most recent role being a Job Coach for an employment program, which was aimed at easing the transition to adulthood for youth with disabilities and mental health challenges.

 

When she is not working, Kayla enjoys a trip to the beach (whether that be by car or plane), hiking with her pup and spending time with family and friends!

Jenny-Marie

Jenny-Marie

Jenny-Marie grew up in Langley and spent 3.5 years living in the western arctic. She studied fine art at Emily Carr University of art and design, and she loves to paint and play the piano. Jenny-Marie worked for 5 years as a behaviour interventionist and special education assistant for kids with disabilities during the school year; and then during the summer would work as a tree planter and tree planting foreman in bush camps in northern B.C.

 

She loves to be outside, especially hiking and camping. Jenny-Marie is currently pursuing her Masters of Occupational Therapy at the University of Sydney in Australia.​

 

our Chiropractors

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Dr. Otano

Jose Otano completed his bachelor degrees in kinesiology in 2013 at University of the Fraser Valley, then after three years went on to complete his doctorate at Palmer College of Chiropractic West in San Jose, California. His interests included sports rehabilitation, diversified chiropractic adjusting technique, extremity adjusting, nutrition and active rehabilitation. 

Before his start at Palmer Chiropractic West, he was previously employed as a kinesiologist at intuitive rehab for three years and raised to the position of head kinesiologist . This is were he developed his skills in exercise prescription and confidence in educating his clients.

After completing his bachelor degree at UFV he completed an internship with the BC Lions during the 2013 season. He developed the love of sports rehabilitation and learned from athletic trainers, strength and conditioning coaches and sports doctors. 

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Dr. Brad

Brad graduated from Trinity Western University with a Kinesiology degree from their Human Kinetics department. After TWU he continued at Palmer College of Chiropractic West in San Jose, California. Throughout his time in Chiropractic school he learned different Chiropractic adjusting techniques and was also certified in Functional Movement Systems, Functional Range Conditioning, and manual muscle release techniques, Functional Range Release; all of which have increased his knowledge and passion for treating musculoskeletal conditions and movement deficiencies of the spine and extremities.

While attending TWU he played for the men’s volleyball team and was also a member of the Canadian Junior National team. He enjoys many types of fitness and training, to keep his body functioning and healthy.

 

our Registered Dietitians

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Kristin

Kristin is a Registered Dietitian with private practice experience including providing individualized nutrition counselling, group presentations, Nutrition Tours for Save-On-Foods, and nutrition care for eating disorders.  She has a passion for nutrition education and believes that improving your nutrition needs to be practical and maintainable.  She hopes to inspire healthy eating and encourage nutritious food choices with a balanced, wellness-focused, non-diet approach.  Kristin loves cooking and developing delicious recipes!  

 

In her free time she is hanging out with her husband and 3 teenagers and she enjoys hiking, biking, running, and reading. 

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Vanessa

Vanessa is a Registered Dietitian (#1298) with the College of Dietitians of BC. Vanessa has a background in Nutrition and Kinesiology, holding Bachelor degrees in both. With a passion for people, nutrition and exercise, she works to create small, manageable changes that result in a healthier, longer-lasting lifestyle. Vanessa holds a high level of professionalism and strives in a collaborative approach. With experience in various Dietetics fields, including Foodservice Management, Sports, Clinical and Private Practice, Vanessa brings a wealth of experience to the table.

Using motivational interviewing techniques, a personalize approach and providing evidenced-based information, clients continue to return with satisfaction.

 

our Social Worker

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Kristin

Kristin is a Registered Dietitian with private practice experience including providing individualized nutrition counselling, group presentations, Nutrition Tours for Save-On-Foods, and nutrition care for eating disorders.  She has a passion for nutrition education and believes that improving your nutrition needs to be practical and maintainable.  She hopes to inspire healthy eating and encourage nutritious food choices with a balanced, wellness-focused, non-diet approach.  Kristin loves cooking and developing delicious recipes!  

In her free time she is hanging out with her husband and 3 teenagers and she enjoys hiking, biking, running, and reading. 

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Greg

Greg is a graduate of the University of the Fraser Valley. There he obtained his Bachelors Degree and later his Masters Degree in Social Work. Greg has spent the last 6 years working with Indigenous children and families, most recently in the substance use field. Greg is passionate about helping individuals achieve their goals so they are the healthiest people they can be both emotionally and physically. 

 

In Greg’s free time he enjoys spending time with his beautiful family, training in martial arts and hanging out with his friends.  

our Support Team

 
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Angela

Angela was born and raised in Manitoba. She graduated from high school in 1986, majoring in Cosmetology. Angela has been providing cleaning services for 35+ years and it brings her a lot of joy in helping others feel a little healthier.

 

Angela has been a volunteer for the Air Cadets and Boy Scouts and in her free time she enjoys hiking, biking, horseback-riding, baking, and exploring all the beautiful places B.C. has to offer.. Most of all, she loves spending time with her husband, 2 Boys, 2 Daughter-in-Laws, her 4 precious grandchildren, and going for walks with her dog Chase.

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Cassie

Cassie was born and raised in Chilliwack. She comes to Intuitive with a wealth of knowledge and experience in customer service. She is looking forward to continuing gaining knowledge in the rehabilitation field to help further her career. Cassie is passionate about helping others and enjoys going above and beyond for our clients.

 

In Cassie’s free time you can find her relaxing at home, listening to good music, sitting in a quiet spot by the Fraser river, or spending time with family, friends, and her fiancé.

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Cheryl

Cheryl has been in Community HealthCare for 25 plus years as a nurse in a variety of leadership positions, and is passionate about serving her clients in all areas.  

 

We look forward to her wealth of experience as she helps us to meet and exceed the needs of our clients with dignity and respect.

 

In her spare time, she enjoys going on motorbike rides with her husband, baking, walking and spending time with her family of 4 children and 8 grandchildren who bring her so much joy and memories that will last a life time. 

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Gayle

Gayle has been working in the Customer Service Industry for 30 plus years. A couple of years ago Gayle and her husband decided to downsize and move to Garrison Crossing. Along with the excitement of a new home and new community, came a new job at the front desk at Intuitive and another opportunity to help people.

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Hannah

Hannah is a born and raised BC body. She loves anything that gets her outside and gets her heart pumping. Among the endless list of personal goals, she hopes to fulfill one of her biggest dreams of becoming a licensed sky diver. 

 

A few more things that gets her heart pumping are her family, friends, her adventuring guinea pig named Goose, and photography. 

 

Not only is Hannah is beyond thankful for this new adventure and opportunity but she truly cannot wait to be apart of the Intuitive team. Onward and upward... or in her case, free falling to the target point! 

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Lori

Lori has been working in the health care industry for over 5 years as an administrative assistant. She is enthusiastic about helping facilitate clients get the care they need and getting to know them, all while helping the front desk run smoothly. In June 2019 she graduated from UFV with her Bachelor of General Studies.

She grew up in Coquitlam and has been living in Chilliwack since 2007. Lori lives with her husband, 2 children, dogs Teddy and Penny and their ginger cat Gilbert. When not at work Lori loves to read, knit and quilt with her daughter. She also loves to cook and bake (as long as it’s her idea).

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Marlee

Marlee was born and raised in Yarrow, B.C. and this is where her heart lies. She spent her teen years volunteering at the Yarrow Community Suppers, Yarrow Days and working summers at the local ice cream stand.

 

When she wasn’t volunteering you would find her outside somewhere enjoying nature. Marlee loves everything outdoors from walking her dog Lulu, camping, and riding her ebike.

 

Marlee has always loved helping people and is excited to be apart of the Intuitive team!

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Rima

Rima joined the Intuitive Team  in Spring of 2018. Originally from Lithuania, Rima moved to London, England in 2000. There, she gained 10 years experience in a medical field in Private London Bridge Hospital. She started working as an Administrator of an Imaging Department and then become a Healthcare assistant.

In the Summer of 2017, Rima, her husband and their two young boys made the big move from London all the way to Chilliwack. When Rima is not at work she can be found alongside her husband supporting her two boys playing the sports they adore -Soccer and Tennis, or biking along the river to explore her new town, or hiking through the mountains.

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Samantha

Sam began her career with Intuitive as front desk reception and is now working in our Accounting Department.  

When she is not busy working away on billing at the clinic she loves spending time with her husband, her family back home on Vancouver Island, and her friends.  She may also have a very serious Starbucks addiction… you hardly ever see her without a Starbucks cup in hand. 

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Shannon

Shannon joined the Intuitive team within in the Finance Department. After having been in both Health Care and Administrative fields for over 10 years, Shannon has worked in both private and public Health Care settings. Shannon prides herself on being organized, detail oriented and strives to execute Best Practice on a daily basis.

 

Away from work Shannon enjoys spending time with her three teenage daughters, running, skiing and hiking with her dog.

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Vanessa

Vanessa graduated with her Administrative Diploma and has worked in various Administrative roles for the past 10 years. She enjoys keeping a busy environment organized and going above and beyond to make sure clients have their needs met. 

 

Vanessa grew up in Abbotsford but moved to Australia in 2014 for 4 years where she got married. She has a passion for travelling all over the world with her husband and visiting family in Italy, Australia and Mexico. Chilliwack is her home now where she enjoys spending time with her dog, 2 cat and 4 horses; enjoying the beautiful outdoors that we are so lucky to have.

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Taelor

Taelor graduated from Kwantlen Polytechnic University with a certificate as a Health Unit Coordinator. Healthcare is an undying passion for her just as the health, and well-being of those in her life has always been a top priority. With the drive to learn more in the health field, she couldn’t be more fortunate and happy to be part of the Intuitive Rehab Services team! 

 

Although she grew up as a Langley girl, she feels welcomed, at home and comfortable in Chilliwack with her husband. With the mountains, trails, and lakes as close as they are now, adventure has become a weekly routine for her. 

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Vanessa

With over 10 years of customer service experience, Vanessa takes pride in her ability to show empathy, build relationships and interact with others. She believes in always putting forth a positive outlook and doesn’t hesitate to put the needs of her fellow colleagues and customers first. With a personal focus on growth she is looking forward to her new venture with the Intuitive Team.  

Outside of work Vanessa treasures time with her family, whether it’s driving and belting out a “tune” with her daughter or going on family walks in the beautiful backyard that Chilliwack has to offer. She also spends many a weekend camping with her tight knit group of friends and family.

our Leadership Team

 
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Andrea

Andrea is one of our Clinic Directors. Andrea has been a practicing member of the British Columbia Association of Kinesiologists since 2008 and a Certified Personal Trainer with the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) since 2006. She received her Bachelor of Human Kinetics with a specialization in Exercise Science and minor in Psychology from UBC in 2004. Prior to joining the team at Intuitive, Andrea was Manager of Health & Fitness at the Chilliwack Family YMCA from 2006-2012. Andrea has vast experience working with people of all ages and all abilities, from teens and youth to older adults, general population and those with special considerations for exercise.The design, capacity and resiliency of the human body fascinate Andrea; she is passionate about helping people understand in practical and functional ways how their body works whether through rehabilitation or goals to improve health and fitness. Throughout her career in the field, Andrea has taken countless courses and workshops to help her bring knowledge to her clients in more tangible ways on topics such as: cardiovascular rehabilitation & exercise, pregnancy, nutrition, sport specific, functional movement, posture and rehabilitation. Andrea enjoys cycling, both on the road and in the mountains, and taking advantage of the great outdoors of the Fraser Valley. She continues to volunteer at the Chilliwack Family YMCA as a Fitness Instructor in addition to training, mentoring and certifying new Fitness Instructors for the YMCA. She currently lives in Chilliwack, BC with her husband and two energetic girls.

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Candace

Candace is our Human Resources Manager. She joins the Intuitive Team after spending the last 10 years in the administrative field - her most recent 3 years in Payroll and Human Resources. She completed her Payroll Compliance Legislation and Human Resources Certificates through the Canadian Payroll Association. Some of her focuses over the last 3 years have been in employee relations, policy and procedure development, on-boarding and maintenance of employment standards. As soon as she dipped her toe in the world of Human Resources, she knew this was the path for her.

When Candace isn't at work, you can find her at an ice rink with her husband watching her boys play hockey or at a shopping mall with her daughter. She loves crafting, travelling with her family and a hot cup of coffee.

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Jagvinder

Jagvinder joined our team as our front end administrative manager in November 2017 and is now one of our Clinic Directors. She is a calm, professional, dedicated, detail oriented and a problem solving maven with the kindest soul. Jag is coming to us with 10 years of working in this industry in many different capacities as she continued to develop her strong sense of leadership through rolling up her sleeves and getting in there with her team, which is so crucial in being a successful leader.

 

When not working at the clinic, Jagvinder is spending her time with her loving husband and 3 beautiful children and their adorable family dog named Charlie. Jagvinder is also quite the chef and makes the most amazing meals and often spoils the girls at the front with some of her amazing cooking.

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Jenelle

Jenelle is our Payroll &  Finance Manager, overseeing all aspects of the financial department. She came to Intuitive with extensive experience in finance control operations and employee stats calculations. She is passionate about numbers and the clarity they provide and inspires the team towards best practices in financial management. 

When not at work 'crunching the numbers', Jenelle enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 young children or sipping on a cup of tea.