Brooke started Harbour Health with a vision of a gathering place for a multitude of varied healthcare practitioners to come together and share their passion for health and wellness with the community and with each other under one roof. Brooke graduated from the 3000 hour RMT program at West Coast College of Massage Therapy in Victoria in 2004 and has been practicing in Ucluelet ever since. She has built up knowledge in a variety of areas including pre/post natal massage therapy, soft tissue and sports injuries as well as repetitive strain and postural dysfunction. Massage therapy is a succesful treatment for repetitive strain injuries like tendinitis, rotator cuff dysfunction, wrist and elbow pathologies, low back pain, knee and foot pain as well as headaches, sports injuries and general stress. Brooke uses modalities such as myofascial release, trigger point release, muscle stripping, joint mobilizations along with therapeutic exercises and stretching routines to create a personal treatment plan for each individual. When not working, Brooke can be found running the beautiful trails of Ucluelet or hanging about with her 2 kids and dog at the beach!
Dr. Claire Wilson is a board certified Naturopathic Physician providing primary care to families and individuals of all ages. Although maintaining a general, family focussed practice, Dr. Wilson has a specific interest in women’s and hormone health, autoimmune conditions, and sports injury or chronic pain rehabilitation. A graduate of the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine in British Columbia, Dr. Wilson is certified in IV therapy, prescriptive authority, and regenerative injection techniques including prolotherapy and platelet rich plasma injection therapy. Dr. Wilson is dedicated to practicing from a patient-centered philosophy. This entails individualized care, evidence-based therapeutics, and consistent patient education. What initially drew her to Naturopathic medicine was its ability to marry science with a broad scope of treatment options, and apply this to each unique patient through a holistic lens. She believes strongly in an interdisciplinary approach wherein the patient is always informed, aware, and is highly involved in their journey towards a sustainable state of health. Aside from Naturopathic medicine, Dr. Wilson is also a 500hr Yoga Alliance certified yoga instructor, an avid surfer, and an outdoor enthusiast. Having recently relocated from her previous practice in Fernie, BC, she is very excited to spend more time on British Columbia’s beautiful West coast. Dr. Wilson looks forward to caring for the community of Tofino and Ucluelet.
Colin is a graduate of the 3000 hour program at the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in New Westminster, and has been a Registered Massage Therapist since 2002.
Colin has experience treating a variety of conditions including: headaches, musculoskeletal injuries, chronic pain, chronic tension, tendinitis, and multiple sclerosis to name a few.
Colin strives to create a calm nurturing space. After an assessment he will tailor a treatment that may include: Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Release, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) and Systemic Deep Tissue Therapy (SDTT) followed by homecare specific to the individual.
Dr. Sergio Pasqua
Dr. Sergio Pasqua was born and raised in Metro Vancouver. Growing up, his only interest was sports, specifically, soccer, baseball, hockey and golf. Sergio’s passion for sport was palpable as a youngster and an injury during a soccer match is what led him to pursue a career in chiropractic care. His desire for further education led him to study Chiropractic at Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Ontario.
Today, he is a Board Certified Chiropractor that is dedicated to improving physical health through evidence based, patient-centered care. Sergio’s approach to physical health is unique in that it combines techniques from across the manual therapy world with corrective exercise and postural education to create an individualized physical health program.
Dr. Pasqua provides Active Release Technique (ART), and Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilizations as an adjunct to his diversified style of chiropractic care. He also is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, is trained in the Selective Functional Movement Assessment, and can perform golf specific movement screening via the Titleist Performance Institute.
Since graduating in early 2014, Dr. Pasqua has enjoyed practicing in his native Vancouver as well as in Abbotsford and the beautiful West Kootenays! Sergio is excited to start his own practice in Port Alberni and is looking forward to Island life.
In his spare time Dr. Pasqua enjoys baking, hiking, reading, working out and playing golf.
Francesca is a UK trained Osteopathic Practitioner, graduating from the British School of Osteopathy with a Masters in Osteopathy in 2015. Since then she has had the pleasure of working in a variety of general and specialist clinics across the world including performing arts clinics in London, general clinics in Sydney and snow sports clinics in France & Japan. Thanks to this Francesca is comfortable managing a wide range of ailments from sporting injuries, headaches, sinus issues, chronic postural issues and jaw pain to name a few. Francesca describes herself as a structural practitioner with a gentle yet direct approach, incorporating visceral and functional techniques as well as lifestyle advice to provide each patient with a personalised and effective treatment. She has a strong focus on education with the aim to empower her patients enabling them to take control of their well being
Melody Walford R. Ac
Melody completed her acupuncture diploma with honours at one of the leading institutions in North America for complementary and integrative medicine, Pacific Rim College.
Melody is also a yoga therapist and body worker trained in Swedish massage, Lomi Lomi, Reiki, CranioSacral Therapy, Thai massage, and Acupressure. With every person she assists as an acupuncturist, Melody draws from her diverse knowledge base to best support people on their unique journeys. Her approach in acupuncture, yoga, and bodywork is to guide others using non-intrusive, gentle, and intuitive methods.
Melody was born and raised on Hornby Island and lives in Victoria, where she is completing her D.TCM program at Pacific Rim College. She enjoys being fully immersed in nature through surfing, hiking in the woods, and running on the beach. Meditation and yoga are cherished practices that help her to live a more integrated and embodied life.
Melody, returns to the west coast monthly and has a special interest in women’s health, trauma therapy, and sports medicine. She treats a wide variety of illnesses from pain, depression and anxiety to seasonal allergies and sports injuries.
As a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) Molly’s approach is attentive and sensitive to each individual client’s particular needs. Working from an informed as well as intuitive approach Molly treats specific issues as well as the body system as a whole. Molly completed the 3000 hour massage therapy program at the West Coast College in Victoria BC in 2009 and has recently completed her Bachelor degree in Health Science through Thompson Rivers University. Molly is an avid runner and surfer and has practiced yoga for many years. Having suffered from migraine headaches from a young age and a severe whiplash injury at age 24, Molly takes a keen interest in helping people find relief from headache and neck issues. Molly is a strong and confident therapist and is prepared to assist clients with specific injuries or discomforts as well as to encourage soothing of the nervous system overall, which she believes is an important aspect of treatment. She looks forward to helping facilitate optimal health and well being with her client’s at Harbour Health
BHK MPhtySt, Registered Physical Therapist
Tash grew up in Calgary and graduated with a Master’s of Physiotherapy Studies from the University of Queensland, Australia in 2016. After graduating she moved to New Zealand where she gained valuable skills in many areas of Physiotherapy, working in both private practice and acute care hospitals. In 2019 she returned to BC and lived in Vancouver where she continued to build upon her skills. In need of a change of pace Tash decided to move to Vancouver Island in 2020 and base herself on the idyllic West Coast. Tash values a strong, healthy body and lifestyle to maintain her outdoor activities. She loves spending time in the mountains or beaches; surfing, skiing, trail running/ hiking and doing yoga. Her treatment repertoire includes: Manual therapy, exercise therapy, concussion management, neuro and cardiac rehabilitation and education. Tash is passionate about hearing your story and helping you maintain or return to the activities and lifestyle that you enjoy.