Health Care Practitioners

 

Health Care Practitioners

(according to CRA guidelines here)

Physicians

Dr. Susanne Schloegl MD, MCFPC – Family Practice in Artisan Square
Suite 203 – 566 Artisan Lane – Phone 604-947-9986 – Fax 604-947-9804
Office hours: 9:00 – 5:00 M, W, Th, F Out of office hours, call for information  |  Call 911 for emergency!
Dr. Utah Zandy MD Family Physician Village Square, Bowen Island and 3053 Edgemont Blvd., Edgemont Village, West Vancouver. 604-947-9830 / 604-922-2426
Dr. Stephen Kiraly Adult Psychiatrist (with geriatric experience) Private practice on Bowen. All services are covered by MSP. A physician’s referral is required for new patients. 604-318-1454

Nurses

Public Nursing Services

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH). You or your physician can contact the central intake office to arrange nursing support. There are various levels of coverage through MSP. Registered nurses will do home visits on Bowen. 604-983-6740
Community Health Nurse will visit post-partum clients for up to 6 months.
Public Health Nurse is on call from Monday to Friday for issues with children aged 0-5 and that number is 604-983-6754.

Private Nursing Services

circle_hands300x300Nurses from various agencies come to Bowen. The two listed are frequently employed on Bowen, liaise with Vancouver Coastal Health and have registered nurses and care aides.
Bayshore 604-873-2545 – www.bayshore.ca
Evergreen 604-264-7959 – www.evergreennursing.ca

Health Care Aides

Public Health Care System

The public system – provides home health support i.e. bathing, dressing, and medication management. There is a sliding scale for government subsidies and you can self-refer by calling Vancouver Coastal Central Intake Office at 604-983-6740.

Private Companies

Bayshore 604-873-2545 – www.bayshore.ca
Evergreen 604-264-7959 – www.evergreennursing.ca
Living Well 50 Plus 604-904-2397
Loving Home Care 604-926-8403 – info@lovinghomecarevancouver.com

Licensed Registered Health Care Worker

Jan Seaman 604-999-1088 – janseaman@shaw.ca
Nursing care aides who have clients through Vancouver Coastal Health are not permitted to also work privately for those same patients.

Physiotherapists

Public Practitioners

Contact your physician to obtain a referral to Vancouver Coastal Health. If physiotherapy is required and the patient is housebound, a physiotherapist will do home visits – covered by MSP.

Private Practitioners

Sandy Logan BScPT, BScKIN, MCPA. Registered Physiotherapist. Available for home visits. Wellness Centre Artisan Square. 604-947-9755

Occupational Therapists

OT’s improve your ability to perform daily activities i.e. bathing, maneuvering at home safely, using a wheelchair or a walker etc.

Public Practitioners

Contact physician for a referral to Vancouver Coastal Health. If patient has an assessed need for OT – service is covered by MSP.

Private Practitioners

Tamara Soloway Msc OT, Registered Occuptional Therapist 778-980-3599 – tamara@crocustherapy.com

Acupuncturists (Privately Paid)

Dr. Catherine Shaw Registered Acupuncturist Dr. TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) Wellness Centre Artisan Square. 604-947-9755 – catherineshaw@shaw.ca
Courtney Morris Registered Acupuncturist RAC Home visits or the Heartstone Spa. 604-338-5001 – courtneykmorris@gmail.com

Chiropractors

Dr. Tracy Leach Artisan Square twice a week (Tuesdays and Fridays) and Docs on the Bay (in Horseshoe Bay) on Wednesday afternoons. 778-828-5681 – www.drtracyleach.ca – email: tracy@drtracyleach.ca

Dentists

Dr. Gloria Chao Artisan Square – Fridays. 604-947-0734

Homeopathic Practitioners

Courtney Morris DCH 604-338-5001 – courtneykmorris@gmail.com

Speech Therapists

Sandra Murray – Sandra.Murray@shaw.ca
Terri Shea – terri.shea@vch.ca or 604-947-9837

Counsellors

Clear Horizon Diana Romer, MEd, RCC 604-290-6407 – deromer@shaw.cawww.clearhorizon.ca
Judith Dale MA, RCC 604-219-9004 – judithdaletherapy@gmail.com
Wayne P. De Connick M.A., R.C.C. (#12494) Registered Clinical Counsellor, Psychotherapist – Pacific Health Counselling & Consulting (778) 988-9327, fax (604) 947-0399 – E-mail: wayne@pacifichealthcounselling.com www.pacifichealthcounselling.com
Dr. Carolyn Nesbitt, Ph.D., R.Psych. #1484 – 604-376-9801  – Therapy on Bowen and in Horseshoe Bay http://www.carolynnesbitt.com
Rethink Counselling Doug Elliott, MA, RCC 604-803-2600 – www.rethink-counselling.com
Kevin Rose – B.A., RPC (Registered Professional Counsellor) 604-961-0653 – talkshopcounselling@shaw.ca
http://www.talkshopcounselling.com/
Lisa Shatzky, Lisa Shatzky, BA, MA, BSW, MSW, RCC Psychotherapist / Registered Clinical Counselor – 778-837-7040 lisa.shatzky@gmail.com Specialities include: trauma, addictions, loss, grief, life transitions, crises of meaning. In home sessions and support available.
Ruta Yawney MA, RCC, FAMI – 604-947-0883 – ruta@rutayawney.comwww.rutayawney.com

Art Therapy

Jane Kane, RCAT,BCATR, Registered Art Psychotherapist – 778-835-9090 art_therapy@shaw.ca

Massage

Registered Massage Therapists

James Goldfarb – Body Vitality Massage Therapy – Suite 202 – 485 Bowen Island Trunk Road, Village Square. Phone or text: (250) 726-8080. Early and late appointments as well as weekend availability. http://www.bodyvitality.ca Email: info@bodyvitality.ca

Jenni Griffiths RMT Phone: (604) 240-6485. Tuesdays 9:30am to 2:30pm, Wednesdays 10am to 7pm and Thursdays 9:30am to 2:30pm. Email: griffithsjenni@gmail.com

Bowen Island Massage Therapy
Celebrating 27 years of Bowen Healthcare
Two locations – Wellness Centre – #597 Artisan Lane & next door @ #595A
Phone: (604) 947-9755 ext #1 or Text @ (604) 653-9755
Mary McDonagh RMT- marymcdonagh@shaw.ca
Alicia Hoppenrath RMT- aliciahoppenrathrmt@shaw.ca
Harmony Shire RMT- hshirermt@gmail.com
Robyn Izard RMT- robynizard@gmail.com
Appts. available 7 days a week (early am. & evenings)

Matthew van der Giessen Somatic Practitioner, RMT 317, 726 Belterra Road, Bowen Island
778-952-3757 (voice/text) matthew@somaticsinstitute.com www.somaticsinstitute.com

Relaxing Massage

Paula Alucema – will do home visits. Specializes in kinesiology 604-653-4977 – paukin70@hotmail.com

Naturopathic Physicians (Privately Paid)

Dr. Dana Barton 604-730-1174

Bowen Island Naturopathic and Acupuncture Clinic
Dr. Alea Bell, N.D. 778-891-0370 – draleabell@gmail.com
Courtney Morris DCH 604-338-5001 – courtneykmorris@gmail.com

Nutrition Support

Dieticians

Ellie Mackay MScRD Nutritional counsellor with VCH. West Community Health Centre (West Van) Chronic disease, pre and post surgical nutritional issues, and/or any gastrointestinal concerns. 604-904-6200 ext 1502 – Ellen.mackay@vch.ca.

Nutritionists

Tim Kerr – Holistic Nutritionist – I provide custom plans to help you achieve your dietary goals or to help with any existing health or medical concerns. Visit my website https://timkerr.ca/ for more information. Phone: 604 375 3094, email: tim@timkerrnutrition.com
Emily Pett  – B.J., M.A., Certified Evidence-Based Nutritionist specializing in: weight management, sports nutrition, digestive disorders and allergies, meal planning, healthy aging and eating for mental health. Phone: 604-613-7698, email: emilypettnutrition@gmail.com
Natasha Vaz – Culinary Nutritionist – Helps people integrate healthy foods into their diet. Whether you’re trying to go gluten-free, dairy free, vegetarian, or just want to eat healthier, let Natasha help you plan a tasty and healthy menu that’s right for you. 604 999 0279, email: nutritionist@equinoxdrs.com

Foot Care

Dr. Ray Bolen, Podiatrist Treatment and care of feet. Sees clients on Bowen every 6 weeks. 604-926-1331
Brynn Matthews, Certified Nail Technician since 2003
Trained at the London School in Vancouver
Mobile services offering nail care and therapeutic pedicures. 604-727-0533, email: brynnandlee007@gmail.com