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Our Registered Massage Therapists

Louise Doyle, Registered Massage Therapist

Member of MTANS. I graduated from ICT Northumberland College of Massage Therapy in 2007. After 12 years of practice I see how interconnected our stress, injuries and chronic pain are. I use a combination of everything I’ve learned over the years to make each treatment inspired and healing. 

I am skilled in the following modalities:

  • Therapeutic massage
  • General Swedish Massage
  • Relaxation Massage
  • John F. Barnes Myofascial Release
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Pregnancy massage
  • Suikodo
  • Hawaiin Temple Style Lomi Lomi Massage
  • Shiatsu Approach to overall health and well being
  • Advanced Assesment of the Shoulder
  • Advanced Assessment of the Pelvis
  • Banyan Thia Foot Reflexology
  • Banyan Thia Massage on the Table
  • Usui Reiki, 1st and 2nd degree
  • Therapeutic Touch, Levels 1 and 2 
  • I also have experience treating the following conditions:
  • Sciatica
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Platar Fasciitis
  • MS
  • PTSD
  • Whiplash
  • TMJ
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD)

Oliver Pye, Registered Massage Therapist

Member of MTANS. I graduated from ICT Northumberland College of Massage Therapy in 2011 and have been working at Massage Addict for over seven years. As an athlete, I know firsthand the difference exceptional massage therapy makes in my life and as a registered massage therapist, I always strive to provide exceptional massage treatments to my clients.

I am skilled in the following modalities:

  • Therapeutic massage
  • General Swedish Massage
  • Relaxation Massage
  • Myofascial Release
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Cupping
  • Pregnancy massage
  • Triggerpoint therapy
  • Manual Lymphatic drainage (MLD)
  •  Suikodo
  • Temporal scalp massage
  • Sports massage

Also have experience treating the following conditions:

  • sports injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Plantar fasciitis
  •  MS 
  •  Fibromialgia
  • MVI

Chelsea Misener, Registered Massage Therapist

Member of MTANS. I graduated from ICT Northumberland College of Massage Therapy in 2003 and have been working at Massage Addict for the past 6 years.

I am skilled in the following modalities:

  • Therapeutic massage
  • General Swedish Massage
  • Relaxation Massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Suikodo
  • Facial Release

I also have experience treating the following conditions:

  • Sciatica
  • MLD 
  • TMJ 
  • Platar Fasciitis
  • MS
  • Arthritis
  • Treating children and youth

Micah Smith, Registered Massage Therapist

  • Graduated ICT Northumberland College
  • Member of MTANS
  • Successfully completed field placement with the Halifax Rainmen professional basketball team
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Sports massage
  • Myofascial release
  • Relaxation massage
  • Pregnancy
  • General swedish massage
  • Specialized training in Oncology Massage (cancer patients) including survivors, care givers and family

Julia Fitzgerald, Registered Massage Therapist

  • Graduated from the Massage Therapy Program at Eastern College, Halifax campus
  • Member of MTANS (Massage Therapy Association of Nova Scotia)
  • General Swedish Massage
  • Therapeutic Technique
  • Relaxation Massage
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Offers light, moderate or deep pressure to client preference
  • Prenatal Massage

Jorge Tasse, Registered Massage Therapist   

Originally from Cuba graduated from ICT Northumberland Collage Halifax Member in good standing with MTANS:

  • Swedish Massage
  • Deep Tissue Massage 
  • Sport Massage
  • Fascial Work
  • CranioSacral Therapy level 1
  • Nerves Manipulation level 1 
  • Visceral Manipulation Level 1 (release tenson on organs)

Katie Mury, Registered Massage Therapist

I graduated from Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in April 2019. In good standing with Massage Therapists Association of Nova Scotia (MTANS). Completing my massage therapy education has given me a different perspective on health and wellness. I am honored to be a part of someone’s journey of healing and take great care to ensure each and every client feels well cared for. I have volunteered for various sports and wellness events as well as specialized clinics including pregnancy, neurological, HIV/AIDS, mental health and nursing home chair massage over my two years studying. My treatments are tailored to each client according to the condition they present and assessment findings, with an emphasis on moderate to deep pressure.

I specialize in:

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Compartment Syndrome (shin splints)
  • Decreased Range of Motion
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • General Swedish Massage
  • Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD)
  • Muscle Spasms/ Cramps
  • Myofascial Release (MFR)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Prenatal Massage
  • TMJ Dysfunction
  • Trigger Points

Gabriela Lopez Duran, Registered Massage Therapist

I graduated from Northumberland College with special recognition from the Massage Therapists Association of Nova Scotia (MTANS), earning their Award of Excellence.

My treatment style is both therapeutic and relaxing. I will listen to your concerns and thoughtfully design a safe and effective treatment plan. I will assist you with decreasing pain, reducing stress, minimizing headaches, improving range of motion, increasing circulation and promoting overall health and wellness.

Having trained in Toronto at Kikkawa College as well as Halifax’s Northumberland College, I am skilled in a variety of massage techniques:

  • General Swedish Massage
  • Myofascial Release
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Thai Massage
  • Cupping
  • Guasha

Samantha Guthrie, Registered Massage Therapist

Graduate of CCMH 2200hr Program in 2012 and in good standing with MTWPAM. I have been in practice for 7 years focusing primarily on rehabilitation of injuries, scar tissue and postural correction. I find the most important part of practice teaching your patient how to continue their care at home so I am always sure to include remedial exercises in my treatment.

I do also have additional training in the following treatments,

  • TMJD or Temporomandibular Dysfunction
  • Cupping and Guasha for Myofascial release
  • Neurological Inhibition of the Pelvis/Sacrum addressing things like pelvic rotation and postural imbalances within the muscles.
  • Acupressure and Meridian Therapy
  • Reiki I and II
  • Lower Leg Dysfunction

Kim Becker,  Registered Massage Therapist

Member of MTANS. I graduated from Eastern College Halifax, N.S. I believe that treatments should be unique and personalized to each individual. I focus on treating trigger points due to their contribution to the aches and pains we experience on a daily basis. Stress and pain relief is a main focus of my massage technique, working with clients to provide deep relaxation during treatment.

I am also trained in:

  • Swedish Massage
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Fascial applications
  • Moderate to Deep pressure

I am very passionate about helping people achieve their goals through the healing touch of massage therapy.

Fhinn Virgina Timmons, Registered Massage Therapist

Member of MTANS. I graduated from ICT Northumberland College in 2015, and have specialized in moderate or deep General Swedish Massage. I have experience treating many conditions including:

  • Muscle tension related to work, stress, or athletic exertion
  • Muscle strains and spasm
  • Myofascial trigger points
  • Herniation recovery
  • SI joint dysfunction
  • Pre and post-natal joint pain
  • Headache/migraines

I have worked with clients who are living with cancer (including post-mastectomy lymphatic drainage), Parkinson's disease, Fibromyalgia, Multiple Sclerosis, Epilepsy, and more. I am always willing to learn about conditions I haven't yet had experience with, and will do everything I can to accommodate someone's specific needs.

I am a transgender non-binary person, and I have experience with a wide range of the LGBTQ2+ community, including treatment of binding associated discomfort, and pre- and post surgical care for trans+ people.

Angel Castro, Registered Massage Therapist

Member of MTANS, I graduated from Eastern College Halifax with honors completing the 2 years massage therapy program. As a child, I always have fascination on how a simple touch helped my parents whenever they come home with headaches or pain; That’s why after high school, I decided to study Massage Therapy to enhance and develop my interest in helping others to relieve pain, reduce stress and treat other conditions and make a lasting and effective effect on everybody and achieve the overall wellness and healing that everyone deserves.

  • General Swedish Massage
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Myofascial Work
  • Moderate to deep tissue (depending on client’s tolerance & preference)
  • Stretching and strengthening exercises

Experienced treating ff conditions:

  • Trigger Points
  • TMJ
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • TOS
  • Carpal tunnel Syndrome
  • MVA
  • Headaches and Tension Headaches

I plan to continue my education and complete courses such as prenatal massage, cupping, and hot stones in the future. I’m looking forward meeting and treating you!

 

Sindi Cranley, Registered Massage Therapist

I graduated from Eastern College Halifax completing the 2 year massage therapy program. Being the last generation of the Baby Boomer population, personal pain management became more important to me. I’ve always had a connection to the older generation, growing up in a small community. Many in this generation believe, muscle aches and pain, was just a part of growing old. To just push thru the muscle aches and pain. I realized when I first experienced massage, that this was not the case. Massage, has in the last 2 years, helped me personally deal with my own muscular and joint pain. Todays Baby Boomers and aging seniors are of a much younger mind set and choose to stay healthy and more active. Sometimes our muscle doesn’t agree with our choice of activity to stay fit. I believe our pain can be managed through massage therapy, maintenance and educating our clients with home-care.

I am trained in general Swedish Massage, Myofascial trigger Point therapy, MLD, Deep Tissue, Relaxation massage, Therapeutic massage and Hydrotherapy.

Condition I have treated:

  • M.S.
  • Whiplash
  • Hyperkyphosis/Lordosis
  • Frozen shoulder/Rotator cuff injury
  • Piriformis syndrome
  • TMJ
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Plantar Fasciitis

I enjoy woodworking, Christmas crafts, love animals, especially my 3 cats, love to give my senior cat massages help with his achy muscles/joints. I enjoy taking Sunday drives along the coast line and winding roads, looking for flee market, yard sales and meeting interesting new people. I believe in seeing the best in everyone.

I look forward to seeing you in clinic!

Erynn Leslie, Registered Massage Therapist

Hi there, my name is Erynn. I am from Dartmouth and I am a member of MTANS. I graduated from Massage Therapy at ICT Northumberland College. Upon graduating, I was awarded the Massage Therapy Association of Nova Scotia Award of Excellence.

During my studies, I had the opportunity to take on a sports elective. The elective allowed me to explore the depths of pre-game and post-game massages for athletes on the Halifax Thunderbirds, Hurricanes, and Moosehead teams. I have also volunteered at local nursing homes in Halifax, providing massages for residents and staff.

I believe that a hands approach does help heal. I dedicate a lot of my time listening to my clients so that I can form effective treatment plans focusing on a variety of fascial, general Swedish, and Thai techniques while providing a safe and relaxing experience.