Our Registered Massage Therapists
Philip Tith, Registered Massage Therapist
Phillip began his massage career in 2008. Having worked at a rehabilitation centre early in his career he's treated patients with various conditions such as fractures, sprains and fibromyalgia. Phillip also practiced at a spa where he treated a variety of clients mainly office desk workers dealing with chronic posturing, clients with stress and weekend warriors.
Whether treatment or relaxation he takes the time to understand any clients' need and comfort level to give an enjoyable and effective massage.
Darya Basaran, Registered Massage Therapist
Darya is a graduate of the West Coast College of Massage Therapy. Her interest in the human body, as well as her desire to help people with various orthopaedic conditions and chronic pain, led her to a career in massage therapy. Her experience includes but is not limited to treating patients in the G.F. Strong Rehabilitation centre, as well as patients with Multiple Sclerosis, pre-/postpartum women, and people with chronic pain. She will create a specific treatment plan to address your needs and provide an effective and relaxing massage treatment to improve your quality of life and aid in your recovery.
Christopher Basaran, Registered Massage Therapist
Christopher is a graduate of the West Coast College of Massage Therapy. He has a great work ethic and passion to help others through massage by treating symptoms of pain and dysfunction, while addressing the underlying cause. Having previously worked as a personal trainer for 5 years, Christopher gained an appreciation for the importance of proper biomechanics in preventing fitness related injuries and improving overall health and wellness. Christopher has treated patients at G.F. Strong Rehabilitation centre, Multiple sclerosis clinic, and George Pearson assisted living facility where he helped patients with a wide range of conditions such as strains, sprains, tendonitis, nerve related injuries, chronic pain syndromes, and pathologies related to poor posture and ergonomics.
Christopher will provide you with proper pre- and post-treatment assessments, and organized and effective massage treatments as well as a relevant and instructed home care.
Deborah Cummings, Registered Massage Therapist
Deb graduated from West Coast College of Massage Therapy in 2018. Her clinic outreaches included the MS outreach, GF Strong for spinal cord injuries, prenatal massage, and other neurological disorders including fibromyalgia and Parkinson's disease. Deb is an active member of the RMTBC Association. Deb caters her treatments to her client’s needs, whether its deep tissue work or light relaxation pressure while addressing postural disfunction and any muscle imbalances.
Deb has an active lifestyle including running, hiking, canoeing and yoga.
Emma Germain, Registered Massage Therapist
Emma graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in 2018. She joined Massage Addict as a Bodyworker and continues her practice with us after becoming a Registered Massage Therapist in May 2019. Her experience includes Multiple Sclerosis, Pre and Postnatal and UBC athlete clinics. Emma also has experience working with ALS, Parkinson's, spinal cord injury and the general public. Emma looks forward to creating a treatment plan tailored to each of her patient's needs.