Adrian Gafton, RMT

Adrian is a proficient massage therapist who believes in the effectiveness of complementary manual therapy and remedial exercise. In his practice Adrian addresses conditions such as headaches, stress, circulatory deficiencies, myofascial pain, muscle tension, sport and overuse injuries, postural dysfunction, gastrointestinal as well as respiratory concerns. Adrian employs a variety of techniques during his treatments including: petrissage, myofascial trigger point release, frictions, passive and active stretches, PNF and direct and indirect fascial modalities. Using his knowledge of the musculo-skeletal anatomy Adrian strives to deliver the best quality care for his patients; he aims not only to treat the symptoms but eliminate the root cause of pain and discomfort while empowering and educating his clients about the human body. Adrian Gafton holds a Diploma in Massage Therapy from West Coast College of Massage Therapy and is a Registered Massage Therapist with the College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia.

* Payments accepted: E-transfer, Cash, Credit and Debit Card.
* Direct billing: Blue Cross only

 

David Bobenic, RMT

David is a recent graduate from West Coast College of massage therapy. Raised in Cloverdale and a lifelong resident of the lower mainland, David lives in Steveston with his wife and three boys. He was introduced to this profession by his wife, who herself is a RMT, because of his innate drive to help other. David is a caring and compassionate person that is passionate about making his life and the lives of other better.

David is a dedicated family man and enjoys living an active and healthy lifestyle with his family. Like most people raised in the lower mainland, he enjoys his outdoor activities, e.g. hiking, biking, paddle boarding, and played and coached both hockey and football.

David’s life experience through many careers, activities, and athletics has left him with the knowledge and understanding of the rigors of peoples lives. David can put that knowledge to work in creating a treatment plan that can help his clients onto a road of recovery.

 

Stella Jiang, R.Ac, BSN, RN

Stella is a Registered Acupuncturist, registered with College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of British Columbia. Her passion for spiritual, mental and physical health led her to complete a 5 year Bachelor degree of Medicine in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) at Shanghai Traditional Chinese Medicine University, China. She focuses on sharing her knowledge to help clients understand the root causes of their discomfort, illness or imbalance in their lives and design a personalized treatment plan to help them heal in a balanced and holistic way.

Stella is also a Registered Nurse specialized in Perinatal, registered with College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia. She is currently holding a part time position at BC Women’s Hospital. She provides direct and individualized nursing care to patients through their antepartum, labor and delivery and postpartum period based on the application of scientific nursing principles. Prior to working at BC Women’s, Stella has had comprehensive clinical nursing and TCM experiences in Medical, Orthopaedics, Neurology, Mental Health, Rehabilitation and Emergency departments in Burnaby General Hospital, Royal Columbian Hospital and Queen’s Park Care Center.

 

Hana K. Bobsien, B.A., R.T.C., C.Ht

Hana’s goal is to help clients gain awareness and insight into their behaviours, habits, and fears and, with a compassionate approach, to begin the process of healing and letting go. I work with clients of all ages for a variety of struggles including, but not limited to, Anxiety, Depression, Habits / Behaviours, Fears and Traumas, Pain, Life Transitions, Smoking Cessation, Weight loss, Sleep disorders.

Hana is a Registered Therapeutic Counselor (RTC #2494) with the Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapists of Canada (ACCT) and is bound by their Ethical Practice and Standards. Hana is also a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist through the International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association. Her purpose as a therapist is to create a safe place for you to explore and feel safe to access your natural abilities to have a happy, healthy, and satisfying life. Her experience has taught her that our greatest gifts often come from our deepest wounds. When we learn to embrace our own suffering, we allow ourselves the space to heal and our lives become truly limitless. Counselling therapy can provide a fresh perspective on a difficult problem or point you in the direction of a solution while communicating “truth” to the client through unconditional positive regard.