MScPT, BScHK, DipSIM - Registered Physiotherapist – Orthopedic and Pelvic Health, Owner
Heather holds a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from Queen’s University, a Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics from the University of Guelph and a Diploma in Sports Injury Management from Sheridan College. She has over 25 years of accumulated rehabilitation experience in the fields of Physiotherapy, Athletic Therapy and Kinesiology.
She has further post-graduate training in Pelvic Health, medical acupuncture, manual therapy (Mulligan, Level 1 Certification, peripheral manipulation), the McKenzie Method for low back and neck injuries, K-Taping® and numerous other topics.
Heather started her career working with athletes and treating sports injuries as the Athletic Therapy Coordinator at Trinity Western University in British Columbia where she was responsible for the care of roughly 150 varsity men’s and women’s student-athletes. Additionally, she has been a volunteer member of the medical teams at the Pan-American Games, the Western Canada Summer Games and for Canada Cup International Women’s Fast-pitch and Women’s U-19 International Lacrosse tournaments. As her career has evolved Heather has honed her skills and is passionate about educating her clients on care and self-management with a whole body approach. She is very passionate about pelvic health physiotherapy and is a rostered Pelvic Health Physiotherapist. Heather is also a certified instructor for the GLA:D™ Canada hip and knee osteoarthritis program.
When she’s not working Heather enjoys gardening, reading, cycling and kayaking.
BPT - Registered Physiotherapist
Divya graduated with a Bachelors of Physiotherapy degree from the Sarvajanik College of Physiotherapy at the Veer Narmad South Gujarat University where she was a Silver Medalist in academics. In addition to her degree, Divya has completed post-graduate training in aerobic exercise instruction, clinical taping and other orthopedic based physiotherapy courses. Currently Divya is pursuing further training in manual therapy and acupuncture. As the holder of a brown belt in Judo, Divya has excellent knowledge and awareness of body movement and function and is keen to share it with her clients.
Outside of clinical practice Divya loves to read a good book, watch culinary shows and enjoy some chocolate lava cake.
MScPT, BSc – Physiotherapy Resident
Melissa completed her Master of Science in Physiotherapy at McMaster University and received her Bachelor of Science with an Honors Specialization in Kinesiology from Western University. During her time at McMaster, Melissa was the recipient of the Alan Nolet Physiotherapy Academic Grant for her academic success and passion for teamwork and collaboration as well as the Contributions to the Community Award.
Professionally Melissa is working to have her thesis published and pursuing additional training in acupuncture, concussion management and neurophysiotherapy. Using a combination of manual therapy techniques, therapeutic exercise and education, Melissa’s goal is to empower you to reach your goals and prevent re-injury.
Away from clinical practice Melissa enjoys time with her family, friends, and fur baby as well as hiking, exercising, volleyball and painting. Given the chance, she chooses sushi as her favorite food.
BPHE, DipSIM - Registered Kinesiologist, Business Manager
Roberta holds a degree in Physical and Health Education from the University of Toronto and a diploma in Sports Injury Management from Sheridan College. She has over 25 years of accumulated rehabilitation experience and has completed post-graduate training in Functional Capacity Evaluation; McKenzie Method for low back injuries; K-Taping® and numerous other topics.
Roberta has vast and varied experience working with athletes and sport injuries. She was the Team Therapist to Seneca College’s varsity men’s volleyball, hockey and soccer, the Georgetown Jr. A. Raiders Hockey team, and the Team BC U-16 girls’ fast-pitch team. She has volunteered at the Pan-American Games, Western Canada Summer Games, Canada Cup International Women’s Fast-pitch and Sunlife National Figure Skating competitions. Locally Roberta has been the Medical Coordinator for OFSAA Basketball & Soccer.
Professionally Roberta serves as a Peer Assessor with College of Kinesiologists of Ontario.
When she’s not managing the day to day operation of the clinic Roberta enjoys mountain biking, kayaking, adventure racing, slo-pitch and hockey.
Patient Experience Coordinator
Stephanie has been cheerfully receiving the clients at Erie Shores Rehabilitation for over twenty years. She always enjoys meeting and assisting new clients as well as providing friendly service to our current clients.
Outside of the clinic Stephanie enjoys watching plays, bike rides with her family, kayaking and spending time at the family cottage on Pelee Island.
Patient Experience Coordinator
Nancy has over 25 years of medical reception experience and enjoys greeting new and returning clients on each and every visit.
Away from the clinic Nancy enjoys spending time with her family, touring local wineries, exercising and cheering for her favorite team…..Go Dolphins!
Other Health Care Providers
Registered Massage Therapist
Holly received her Massage Therapy Diploma from Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy. With over 12 years of experience under her belt, she has additional post-graduate training in myofascial release, lymphatic drainage, TMJ mastery, cupping, pregnancy massage, reflexology and trigger point therapy.
An avid runner, Holly has completed the Chicago Marathon and at least 5 half marathons. Her favorite activity though is being a sports mom - she spends a lot of time cheering from the bleachers. With all that fitness Holly enjoys Mexican Village and of course chocolate.
Registered Massage Therapist
Tracie is a graduate of the University of Waterloo (BA) and the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy. She leads a very active life having completed a half marathon, a 10 day trek in Nepal, and keeping up with active children. She enjoys all sports as well as hiking, kayaking and travel with her family. Her favorite team is whichever one her kids are playing on! Tracie’s message to clients is: Stay Healthy. Stay Active. Be Positive.
B.A. (Kin), R. Kin, C Ped(C) - Canadian Certified Pedorthist
Jacob is the owner of Simpson Orthotics and Kinetics and is a Canadian Certified Pedorthist and Registered Kinesiologist. He operates a satellite office at Erie Shores Rehabilitation providing assessment and fabrication of Custom Foot Orthotics. Jacob completed his Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology with a Post Graduate Diploma in Pedorthics at the University of Western Ontario. He graduated with distinction from his Pedorthics program.
Jacob leads an active lifestyle having played sports his whole life but his favorite is a round of golf. He also enjoys relaxing summer nights by the fire at the cottage and time spent with his family.
Dr. Natasha Whitfield
PhD., C.Psych. - Clinical Psychologist
Natasha completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology at the University of Windsor followed by her Master’s and PhD in Clinical Developmental Psychology at York University. She is a member of the College of Psychologists as an autonomous psychologist whose areas of practice include work in clinical and counseling psychology with children, adolescents, adults and families.
Offering her services in both English and French, Natasha’s areas of practice include individual therapy and family therapy with children, adolescents and adults. Her treatment approaches include but are not limited to psychoanalystic/psychodynamic, cognitive behavioural, humanistic, art-based, play-based and trauma-focused therapies.
Outside of her work, Natasha enjoys time with her family, travelling and good pizza.
BA, MA - Clinical Psychologist
Born and raised in Kingsville, Jennifer is a proud graduate of the University of Windsor (B.A. Honours with thesis) and McGill University (M.A. Counselling Psychology) and is registered as a Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. Her practice includes children, adolescents and adults in the areas of School and Counselling Psychology and Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders.
Offering services in both English and French, Jennifer’s approach to therapy and assessment is collaborative, working with a variety of therapeutic techniques including Cognitive-Behavioural and Solution Focused modalities in working towards building positive mental health.
Outside of her work life Jennifer enjoys quality time with her family.
Dr. Brock McGregor
Dr. Brock McGregor ND is your partner on your health care journey. With close to 10 years of experience, he works closely with patients to listen to their health goals in a safe space. Dr. McGregor ND works closely with each and every one of his patients focusing on and listening to their needs and valuing where they want to be in their health journey.
With advanced training in Intravenous Nutrient Therapy, and qualifications to meet recent standards in prescribing, Dr. McGregor continues to offer the latest in integrative therapies to patients. Wishing to serve a wider population lead Dr. McGregor to open a satellite office at Erie Shores Rehabilitation.
An avid community supporter, Dr. McGregor was elected in 2014 as a Chatham-Kent Municipal Councilor, and currently sits on the Chatham Kent Board of Health.