Meet the Team

Meet Dr Kellie Ferguson ND

Dr. Kellie Ferguson (she/her) is a Naturopathic Physician (ND) licensed in British Columbia.
Dr. Kellie became interested in this type of medicine while working on her Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology at the University of Victoria. She learned about it through her Naturopthic Physician, Dr. Lisa Connoly, and she quickly realized she had found her passion. She chose to do her training at Bastyr University in Seattle because it offered science-based training but still stayed true to the natural and whole person focus.

Dr.Kellie graduated and finished her licensing exams in 2005 and her prescription certification in 2010. She now practices Naturopathic family
medicine, with a focus in nutrition and botanical medicine. Dr. Kellie has a special interest in pediatric and women’s health, as well as mood and digestive support.

Dr. Kellie worked through her Biomedical Autism training in 2008. She has worked with the Greater Victoria Libraries, the Victoria Brain injury Society and has done talks in Women’s and Men’s Health, Preconception, Brain injury and Diet Support, ADHD and Pediatric Nutrition.

Meet David Howes RMT

David first learned massage in 1982 and practiced intuitive relaxation massage treating his family and friends, as a hobby, for more than 20 years prior to returning to school. In 2009, he graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in Victoria where he studied many types of massage therapy from Swedish Massage to Sports Massage and Muscle Energy Techniques. In his practice, he focus on chronic pain management and injury rehabilitation, with a special interest in Myofascial Release. He is registered with the College of Massage Therapists of BC and belongs to the Massage Therapists Association of BC.

David has lived in Victoria for 20 years where he has raised his 3 sons. Originally, he is from Prince George, via Vancouver. He was a restaurateur for many years and previously a franchise managing partner with two Victoria White Spot Restaurant locations.

Meet Tobin Sagara RMT

Tobin Sagara (he/him) started in his first career as a programmer but found it unfulfilling. Having given massages to friends and family for years it was suggested that he look into Massage Therapy as his next career choice. Tobin decided to join the RMT program at the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in 2013. There he learned various modalities such as Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue, to Myofascial Release. Because everyone responds differently to treatment Tobin enjoys working with clients to figure out what techniques specifically work for them. He likes working with deep tissue through the shoulders and neck helping to relieve clients from stress and tension headaches. Tobin grew up in Toronto and has lived in Victoria since 1995. In his free time he enjoys photography and, on occasion, hitting the climbing gym.

Meet Catriona Armour RMT

Catriona (she/her) was born and raised in Kamloops, BC. An airbrush artist by trade, she has always had a creative heart. Looking for a career that would give back to her community yet continue to challenge her creative side, she enrolled in the West Coast College of Massage Therapy’s 2500 hour RMT program in 2016. During her professional education, Catriona maintained Honours status throughout the program, was named Valedictorian of her class, and finally, was a recipient of the RMTBC Case Study Award Scholarship for her research on scar-release therapy and lymphatic drainage techniques. Since all tissues respond differently, she uses a variety of treatment methods specifically tailored to each complaint. Catriona has a profound commitment to her profession and is excited to share her art of therapeutic touch with new patients.

Meet Kyla Rupert RMT

Kyla (she/her) has worked for years as an RMT in North Vancouver and moved the island in 2020 to be closer to family. She is experienced in many elements of massage including Swedish, myofascial, sports, and prenatal. She enjoys collaborating with clients and helping them meet their goals

Meet Marika Johnson RMT

Marika (she/her) was born and raised in Victoria, BC and is a graduate of WCCMT.

Marika cares deeply about creating a safe and relaxing space for clients. She values holistic, compassionate, inclusive and body positive care. She believes that having the space to fully relax can be healing in and of itself.

Areas of particular interest are stress and mental health, TMJD (jaw pain), headaches, and general maintenance and wellbeing.

“I will always strive to make my clinic room a safe and trauma-informed space. Please let me know if there’s anything I can do to make you more comfortable during your appointment” – Marika

Meet Sarah Weisz, RMT Candidate

Sarah is a recent graduate of the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in April 2022 and excited to begin her career with Cardinal Point Health. She is a Non-Registered Therapist offering Wellness Massage throughout November and upon completion of her exams, will be a fully Registered Massage Therapist (RMT), by December 2022.

Born and raised in Ontario, Sarah moved to Victoria in 2010 when she fell in love with this beautiful city after visiting family. She has a passion for photography, hiking and DIY projects. 

Sarah recognizes that every person has unique health care needs and provides them with individualized treatments. She has an interest in working with those managing chronic conditions, as well as providing relaxation treatments as a way to ground the mind and body.

Sarah uses massage techniques such as General Swedish Massage, Myofascial Techniques and Active Release, to encourage relaxation while also facilitating therapeutic results.

Meet Angelique, Baker RAc/BSc Midwifery

Angelique (she/her) is a soon-to-be Registered Acupuncturist, who is offering Traditional Chinese Medicine Modalities and Acupuncture Treatments to those who are moving towards a deeper reality of wellness within themselves. She holds a non judgmental, inclusive space, as we continue, to lead each other back Home to wholeness.

She was born and raised on the unceded territory of the Syilx/Okanagan first nation (Kelowna B.C.). Angelique gained her Diploma in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture at Pacific Rim College here in Victoria B.C. She expresses an ongoing reverence and gratitude for her many teachings that are outside of her ancestral lineages.

Angelique is entering into Acupuncture practice following a lengthy career as a Registered Midwife. She gained her training at Otago Polytechnic in Aotearoa New Zealand, a land which is ever precious to the tone of her soul. She provided care for families during the childbearing continuum throughout British Columbia and internationally. She maintains a deep reverence for the complexity of the womb space – before, during and after the child bearing continuum. She holds additional acupuncture training specific to this child bearing year. She is passionate and knowledgeable about healthy and conscious menstruation. She holds an interest in the menopausal journey being reclaimed as a new beginning rather than a punctuated end.

She endeavors to weave her rich midwifery knowledge base together with her ever expanding, and ever diverse foundation of the ancient wisdom of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She is currently exploring the ancient art of TCM Facial analysis/Diagnosis and hopes to incorporate cosmetic acupuncture into her tool belt during the upcoming year.

Meet Tasia Allen, Holistic Nutritionist

Growing up with a background of competitive gymnastics and sport, Tasia (she/her) discovered her passion for health, nutrition and fitness early in life. She knew she wanted to use her love of nutrition to help support and empower others. Tasia graduated in 2020 from Pacific Rim College, where she completed the most comprehensive Holistic Nutrition program in Canada. Here, she studied the principles of Western and Eastern medicine, allowing for a diverse approach when supporting her client’s nutritional needs. Through extensive clinical hours, Tasia gained experience working one on one with clients where she thoroughly enjoyed connecting with and supporting others on their wellness journeys. By assessing your medical history, specific symptoms, eating behavior and personal preferences, Tasia will provide nutritional recommendations individually tailored to you, as no two people are the same. Tasia believes in a sustainable and practical approach to wellness, emphasizing the power of small changes to diet and lifestyle. She specializes in cardiovascular and digestive support, but welcomes all new clients with various conditions. Tasia loves helping others reach their health goals, and believes the path to wellness should be balanced and enjoyable.

Meet Taylor, Reception

Taylor (she/her) is back in beautiful British Columbia. Born on Vancouver Island and raised all across Canada, she fostered a love of the arts and athletics which culminated into a passion for Dance and Gymnastics. Dealing with various injuries  and aches and pains gave Taylor insight into the application and healing powers of massage, acupuncture and other natural remedies. After completing a Bachelors of Art in History, Taylor decided to come back home to the Island. Here she was warmly welcomed by the CPHC family in 2022 and enjoys being around all the amazing patients and staff. When Taylor is not at the clinic she enjoys her time exploring the Island or reading one of her many books at the beach.

Meet Cheryl, Reception

Having moved from rural Alberta in the dead of winter in 2022, Cheryl is very much enjoying island life! She loves the outdoors and the mild Victoria weather (including all of the rain, she is getting used to the funny looks she gets when telling people that fact).

She not only works the CPHC reception desk with a smile 3 days a week, Cheryl is also an accomplished graphic designer & entrepreneur.  And she is a retired competitive synchronized swimmer, loves sushi, operates her trendy jewellery biz online and dreams of one day living in a tiny home on wheels.

When she isn’t wrangling and constantly sweeping up after her 120lb Bernese Mountain Dog, Jasper, this bird-nerd is ready for anything!  She is looking forward to getting SCUBA certified in 2023 in the chilly Pacific waters and kayaking in the nearby lakes.

Meet Margaret (Retired but always a Cardinal)

Margaret (she/her) is a Kiwadian (aka a Kiwi from NZ now Canadian). After living across Canada and the US, she is happy to be settled in Victoria, which is so like where she grew up in NZ. Ten years ago, she discovered that being a part-time receptionist is so much fun because of the interaction with so many wonderful people.