*PLEASE NOTE THAT JENN WILL BE ON MATERNITY LEAVE AS OF SEPTEMBER 2017
Jenn Massingham is a Certified Athletic Therapist, graduated from Camosun College with a Bachelor of Athletic and Exercise Therapy (BAET) in April 2010, and Diploma in Exercise and Wellness in November 2008. An athlete herself, she is passionate about Athletic Therapy and assisting athletes recover from injuries to reach their competitive or recreational goals.
Jenn has extensive experience in the field of Athletic Therapy. Aside from her work at Mandala Center for Health and Wellness, she is the Head Athletic Therapist at Shawnigan Lake School where she provides field coverage for the schools competitive teams and clinical treatments on campus. She is also an IST member with Rowing Canada Aviron, working with the men’s heavyweight program, development athletes, and U23. She is also an IST member with Rugby Canada, working with senior women’s 7’s and 15’s programs, U17 men’s program, and has covered training camps for senior men’s and U20 programs. Lastly, she is involved with BC Rugby Union’s senior women’s and U18 program. She clinically has experience working with a variety of populations, from adolescents to industrial athletes to older adults.
Jenn completed her Masters of Science in Kinesiology at A.T. Still University, where she is specializied in Sport and Exercise Psychology. Jenn has gained knowledge on how to optimize healing but addressing the psychological barriers to healing, performance, and mental health issues.
Jenn looks beyond the site of injury and looks at all the connecting structures to find the cause of pain and discomfort and provide treatment and exercises to manage your pain and discomfort. Her philosophy is that healing takes place 24/7 and by creating an environment both within the body and within the environment of the individual promotes optimal healing of injury. Her positive outlook and energy creates a nurturing, welcoming environment for all athletes, elite and recreational.