"I believe that interacting with animals makes us better people and that many lessons can be learned from them"
When I left my hometown in northern Canada to study chiropractic, I had no idea that 25 years later I would be living here, adjusting people, dogs and horses in the Netherlands.
My choice to study chiropractic was an obvious one. Chiropractic has been part of my life since I was a child. Its holistic and vitalist approach corresponds to my vision of health and resonates with me.
After graduating (2003), I practiced in Montreal until I moved to Europe, living in Paris for a few years before settling in Amsterdam in 2007.
Fast forward to 2021. I adopted a dog and, as you may know, a lot changes when you welcome a pet into your home. The energy and the routine change, and you, the owner, change too. I realized that spending time with my dog and other animals gave me great satisfaction. I like their authenticity and their way of living the present moment. This is one of the many reasons why I decided to learn animal chiropractic at the International Academy of Veterinary Chiropractic in Germany.
I am grateful to chiropractic for the positive impact it has on my own health, but also for giving me the opportunity to help others, people and animals, so they can enjoy life to the fullest!
I like to be outdoors, preferably in nature. I like hiking, skiing and paddleboarding with my dog. I like to take long walks on the beach or in the woods, to the Dutch coast, the Wadden Islands or the Veluwe. Grounding myself in nature is one of the best ways for me to reconnect and recharge my batteries. It seems that the healing power of nature is underestimated. Hence the importance of taking care of our environment. When we take care of nature, it takes care of us in return.