Trevor O’Brien B.Sc, M.Sc, FCE,
Trevor graduated from Memorial University in St. John's, Nfld. in 1999 with a Bachelor of Kinesiology degree. He completed a Masters of Exercise Science at Memorial University in 2002. He has worked as a clinician at VERC since 2002 where he specializes in therapeutic exercise prescription, gait analysis and functional capacity evaluations. Trevor has a passion for long distance running and has been a Sport Canada carded athlete representing Canada at an international level. An unfortunate stress fracture interrupted Trevor's plan to qualify for the 2008 Canadian Olympic team.
Cathy Koshman B.Sc., P.T.
Registered Physiotherapist, M.C.P.A.
Cathy graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the University of Alberta in 1973. She received her Masters in Health Education in Physiotherapy from the Medical College of Georgia in 1981 and a PhD. in Theology in 2009. She has been an Associate Professor in neurosciences, research and adult education to graduate students at a number of post secondary institutions in Canada and U.S. She has treated brain injured clients in hospitals and the clinical setting as well as in the community. She is currently working as a neurophysiotherapist at VERC where she specializes in mild traumatic brain injury assessment and treatment while working closely with the rehabilitation team at VERC.
Dr. Emmanuel Parenteau B.Sc., D.C.
Dr. Parenteau completed his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2002 at the Southern California University of Health Sciences. He did his internship in southern California and then practiced in northern California for four years. In 2006 he moved his family and practice back home to Victoria and enjoys serving his Vancouver Island community. Dr. Parenteau is board certified as a chiropractor in Canada and the U.S. He offers diagnosis and treatment for muscle, nerve and joint pain.
Dr. Edward McCloskey Dr. TCM, BSc., Acupuncturist
Dr. McCloskey began his health journey while pursuing a Bachelor of Science with Honors in Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa where he dedicated his last year learning how to use performance psychology to improve quality of life.
He dedicated the next 5 years to obtaining his doctorate diploma in TCM. As a lifelong learner, Dr. McCloskey has travelled extensively around Canada, the US, Europe, Canada and South America shadowing different doctors who are obtaining excellent clinical results. He adopts an integrative treatment approach that aims to bring the patient’s body, mind and spirit back into a state of harmony. Dr. McCloskey is passionate about education. He lectures on various health and wellness topics, while seeing patients out of two integrative health clinics located in Victoria, BC.