We are a team of physios, doctors, massage therapists, coaches, and athletes.
Ashley Scopick, MPT
Ashley is involved in distance running, works with athletes to help them meet their goals and has a Masters in Physiotherapy from the University of British Columbia. She also enjoys cycling, hiking, camping and various team sports.
Jessica Bears, MPT, BScKin
Jessica has graduated with her Masters in Physical Therapy from UBC and holds a degree in Kinesiology from the University of Victoria. Her approach includes manual therapy, custom exercises, and education.
Shannon Kennedy, MPT, BScKin
Shannon has a degree in kinesiology and has worked in both sports medicine and acute care contexts. She has a Masters of Physical Therapy and is active in competitive international rowing.
Andrew Mills, BScPT, MA Phil
Andrew Mills works in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy & Rehabilitation, Vestibular Therapy, Acupuncture and Sports Related Injuries.
Sandy Wilson, BScPT
Arbutus Physiotherapy & Health Centre is owned and operated by Sandy Wilson, BScPT. Sandy is a registered member of the Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia. Sandy is a mother of two and an avid runner and triathlete.
Connor Willis, MScPT, BScKin
Connor completed his Masters in Physical Therapy from McMaster University. He focuses on developing a treatment plan that allows patients to understand the origin of their injury and reduce risk of reinjury.
Brandon Warren, MScPT, BScKin
Brandon studied Kinesiology at the University of New Brunswick, where he was a member of the varsity team. He was a two-time team captain, six-time open water swim champion and helped coach the 2013 NB Canada Games Swim Team.
Lena Walther, MPT, BScKin
Lena is an award winning physio with a Masters of Physical Therapy from UBC, and an honours degree in Kinesiology from UVic. She did research for a thesis with the Theoretical and Applied Neuroscience Lab at UVic.
Cody Forssell, MPT, BAET
Cody has a Masters of Physical Therapy from the University of Saskatchewan. He competed provincially in hockey, soccer, and golf, and has worked with the Camosun Women’s Volleyball team.
Dr. Melina Thibodeau
Dr. Melina Thibodeau is a sports medicine doctor, practicing in Victoria since 2004. She has worked with Athletics Canada as the team physician in international contexts. She is a masters track and field athlete.
Dr. Kim McQueen
For more than 15 years Dr. Kim McQueen has supported athletes from Rowing Canada, Rugby Canada, ice dance, track and field, and national triathletes to help them reach their goals.
Dr. Alex Brothers
Stephanie Holbrook, RMT
Stephanie has a background in kinesiology from UBC. She grew up in a community of triathletes, and developed an appreciation for physical activity, nutrition, and a healthy lifestyle.
Kristen Bradley, RMT
Kristen is a Registered Massage Therapist, has moved to Victoria and enjoys her new west coast home. Kristen loves sport and competed on a NCAA swimming scholarship, joined the Canadian National team and earned three National titles and two world cup titles.
Mike is a coach and a former professional Triathlete with 26 Ironman finishes. Mike is NCCP certified, and is the Head Coach of Human Powered Racing Canada.
Jennie Peddlesden keeps things moving for us. She is a runner, hiker, event planner, and project manager.
Natasha Watson makes things happen for us in the front office. She was a soccer player, but has moved onto mom-coaching. You can find Natasha on the sidelines of the soccer pitch, cheering.
Zoë is a student of kinesiology at the University of Victoria. When she’s not studying, she is playing intramural soccer at UVic or outside exploring Vancouver Island.
Kathi Ells is a born & raised Oak Bay gal. She is a fitness industry buff and teaches several online Pilates, Yoga, and Spin classes.