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Our Vision

To be a central wellness centre that provides outstanding mental and physical collaborative care to the community. Our high skilled multi disciplinary team aims to promote and provide diverse health practices to support our clients in achieving optimal wellbeing.

Our Philosophy

West Kootenay Wellness Centre is committed to providing high quality mental and physical therapeutic services throughout the West Kootenays. As a wellness centre we partner with a variety of allied health services to bring highly skilled practitioners together to provide our community with specialized and collaborative opportunities to improve individual and community wellbeing.

Our Mission

We are committed as primary healthcare professionals to help our clients resume their lifelong pursuit of health, fitness, and well-being.

High Quality

We take a goal-oriented approach to healing. Whatever your goals might be we want to help you achieve them

Patient Care

We’ll provide hands-on treatment in the office and education you can take home with you, enabling you to become an active participant in your recovery and future physical health.

Professional Service

Our five physical therapists have a combined 120 years of clinical experience and a shared passion for helping our community stay active.


Our Wellness Team

Nicole Ripley

Clinical Counsellor

Nicole has worked extensively with PTSD and management of major stress, depression and anxiety. She is also experienced in the area of relationships and sexuality, supporting couples through difficult relationship patterns and communication breakdown.

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Emily Zabel

MACP Student Counsellor

Emily is a Yorkville University Master of Counselling Psychology graduate student with a passion for chronic pain management, personal development and goal setting, stress/anxiety, as well as the various mental and emotional experiences that come with end-of-life care

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Jennifer Reid

Jennifer Reid

Registered Social Worker

Jenn is a registered social worker who has worked in diverse mental health settings in Canada and the UK for over 18 years. Her counselling approach is grounded in compassion, empathy, curiosity and relationship.

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Anthony Spiegelberg

Anthony Spiegelberg

Registered Massage Therapist

Anthony is passionate about providing the highest quality of care for everyone he works with. He enjoys educating his clients about their body and how they can speed their recovery and prevent further injuries from happening.

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Arnoud Boek

Registered Massage Therapists

Its been said I’m a body work magician with my extensive work within my Sports Therapy and alternative methods. A Sports Therapist with over a decade of hands on practice

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Justine Kaufmann

Registered Therapeutic Counsellor

Justine is a Registered Therapeutic Counsellor, Wellness Life Coach and Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200). Her approach is gentle and down-to-earth from a client- centred, trauma-informed, body-centred perspective.

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Bev Hutchinson

Registered Clinical Counsellor

Bev holds her Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology from the University of Yorkville. She has a special interest in couples, anxiety and fertility issues. Clients who utilize Bev’s services will benefit from her wealth of life experience coupled with her knowledge of the latest evidenced-based therapeutic treatments.

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