Dr. Sharon Peterkin ~ Owner, Operator
Dr. Peterkin is a third generation chiropractor. Both her father and grandparents were chiropractors. Prior to becoming a Chiropractor, Dr. Peterkin was a registered nurse. Dr. Peterkin graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College Suma Cum Laude in 1980. Dr. Peterkin believes that chiropractic is an integral part of a healthy lifestyle. She loves to care for people of all ages from infancy to the senior years. Numerous patients have been with Dr. Peterkin for many years in order to maintain their health.
Dr. James Boylan
Dr. Boylan began his post secondary education at the University of Guelph. He received his Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in 1986 specializing in Biology with a minor in biomedical science. James worked as a quality control chemist for a pharmaceutical company before beginning Chiropractic College in 1988. He attended his first year of Chiropractic College at Northwestern College of Chiropractic in Minnesota and finished the remaining three years at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto. Dr. Boylan believes that in order to optimize health it is important to have a properly functioning nervous system. Regular chiropractic care is imperative for all ages to ensure a healthy spine and nervous system.
Dr. Michelle Frazier
Dr. Frazier graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2009, is Webster technique certified, trained in medical acupuncture and a member of the International Pediatric Chiropractic Association. Dr. Frazier immediately found her niche at the Pickering Chiropractic Health Centre where she continues to provide relief from acute and chronic injuries, work related injuries, motor vehicle accidents and general wellness care. Dr. Frazier became passionate for treating “babies & bellies” after her first pregnancy and is incessantly continuing her education in prenatal and pediatric care. She finds great joy in assisting moms on their pregnancy journey, preparing their bodies for labour and delivery and subsequently giving baby a head start on an optimum lifestyle through Chiropractic Care!
Dr. Jennafer Collins ~ We welcome our new chiropractor
Dr. Jennafer Collins grew up in Pickering, and graduated from Queen’s University in 2015. She completed her Bachelor of Honours degree in Health Studies while playing on the varsity softball team. Dr. Collins graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2020, and has a focus on patient centered care. With a life-long history of and passion for sports, fitness, and outdoor activities, Jennafer has insight into the broad range of issues and injuries that can arise from an active lifestyle. Furthermore, Jennafer’s years of experience in camp direction and as a swim instructor and lifeguard leave her equipped to work with and find solutions for patients of all ages, from young children to seniors.
Our Registered Massage Therapists
Leigh has been a Registered Massage Therapist since 1996; working in the Durham region since 2005 and in May 2015 joined Pickering Chiropractic. Leigh has experience working in a variety of settings and believes in taking courses to keep her skills updated, ensuring her patients get the most out of their sessions. CranioSacral Therapy for adults and children (one of her favourite treatments that she is trained to provide) Reiki and Indian Head Massage, as well as Prenatal and Infant Massage, are amongst the continued education in Leigh’s varied repertoire. Leigh continually looks forward to providing the best of care for her patients.
Rosa Wong graduated as a Registered Massage Therapist from the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario in 2013. She is also a member of the Registered Massage Therapists’ Association of Ontario. Rosa uses various massage techniques to help clients restore balance and stimulate their own body’s healing processes. Rosa believes massage therapy is one of the best preventative therapies and should be part a wellness plan for everyone.
Kristina Wilson graduated from Royal Canadian College of Massage Therapy in 2014. Kristina joined Pickering Chiropractic team in December 2015. Using a variety of techniques Kristina provides a therapeutic and relaxing massage. She also is trained in reflexology which improves circulation and boosts the immune system. It helps eliminate toxins and induces relaxation. Kristina is a dependable, energetic and an ambitious person who is compassionate with a nurturing touch focusing on the wellness of the client.
Dr. Alicia MacDougall
Our Reiki Master
Vana has been a Natural Health Practitioner and Reiki Master since 2010 (Usui Reiki) A Yoga instructor certified from Balanced Life Yoga 2012. Vana believes that experiencing energy healing helps balance our aura when struggling with physical, mental or emotional pain. Vana is passionate about helping people lead a well-balanced life through reiki, yoga, and deep breathing and meditation.
Our Chiropractic Health Assistants
Anne joined our team in 2018 as a Chiropractic Health Assistant. She comes to us with several years experience in a Chiropractic Office and most recently as a support team member with the Ontario Chiropractic Association. Anne looks forward to welcoming all patients with a smile and helping them achieve their goals of health and wellness.
Janet joined our team in 2018 as a Chiropractic Health Assistant. She comes to us as a Certified Personal Trainer, holding many fitness and nutrition certifications and a life coach. Janet looks forward to continuing her health and fitness career at PCHC and to be part of the patient’s health and wellness journey.
Louise joined our team in 2019 as a Chiropractic Health Assistant. She comes to us with several years experience in the customer service industry. Louise welcomes every patient with a smile and is happy to assist in their journey to a positive and healthy life.