Our Team

A patient focused multi disciplinary group committed to building rapport and providing extraordinary care.

Lorna Deveau

Dr. Lorna Deveau, BscK, D.C.

Dr. Lorna Deveau is a 2006 Palmer College of Chiropractic graduate who grew up in a small French Acadian community in Cape Breton. Prior to her doctorate in Chiropractic, she attained a Bachelor of Science with a major in Kinesiology (dean’s list) from Dalhousie University in Halifax, NS. She completed her chiropractic studies in Davenport Iowa, with an internship in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Upon graduating in February of 2006 she returned home to Nova Scotia and opened Peak Energy Chiropractic in November of 2006. Her first passion has always been health and nutrition. She’s formerly a personal trainer, fitness trainer, and full marathoner who now stays very active to maintain fitness. Her main hobbies are travelling, running, cross training, golfing, interior design, and decorating. Dr. Lorna has completed many courses, including a wellness diploma, a neurology series with Dr. Michael Hall, and is working towards a diploma with the international chiropractic paediatrics association; having completed all 18 modules of the program, which means she is also Webster technique certified.

Dr. Lorna enjoys seeing a wide variety of patients, and educating them on the benefits of proper spinal health, nutrition, and movement.

Melanie Stanley

Dr. Melanie Stanley, BscK, D.C

Dr. Melanie Stanley graduated from Dalhousie University with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology in 2011. She then went on to pursue her career as a Chiropractor attending Palmer College of Chiropractic located in Davenport Iowa and graduated in 2016. Melanie completed her internship here at Peak Energy Chiropractic and began practicing at the clinic post-graduation.

Melanie is originally from the small village of Havre Boucher, Nova Scotia and decided to move home after graduation to promote health and wellness in her home province. She believes in mobilization of the spine to allow for optimal function of the nervous system.

Lisa Dykeman

Lisa Dykeman, BscK, PT

Lisa graduated from the University of New Brunswick with a Bachelor in Kinesiology in 2004 and completed a Bachelor of Science of Physiotherapy in 2007 at Dalhousie University.

Lisa takes pride in providing her clients with individualized, hands-on physiotherapy treatments with a goal of restoring function and reaching their full potential. She uses unique treatment techniques that have been highly researched to help her facilitate healing with her clients. Lisa is also a certified Urban Poling (aka: Nordic Walking) Instructor. She offers one-on-one consultation, assessments and lessons. Other treatments provided include: acupuncture, auricular acupuncture, cupping, manual therapy, bracing, exercise prescription and muscle imbalance correction.

Jodi Lisson

Jodi Lisson, BscK MScPT

Jodi obtained a Bachelor of Science in kinesiology from the University of New Brunswick in 2008 and a Masters of Physiotherapy at Dalhousie University in 2012. Since graduating, Jodi has taken various post graduate courses in acupuncture, manual therapy, movement impairments, muscle imbalances, dry needling, and movement analysis from rehabilitation to performance.

As an avid rock climber, cyclist, and hiking enthusiast, Jodi understands how important physical activity is for health, both physical and mental. She is passionate about providing her patients with the treatment, knowledge, and skills necessary to return to active and fulfilling lifestyles.

Katerina Miller, BSc Psych, MSc PT

Pelvic Health Physiotherapy

Katerina graduated from Dalhousie University with a Bachelor degree in Psychology in 2012 and a Masters degree in Physiotherapy in 2014. Immediately after graduation, Katerina trained in pelvic health physiotherapy and has been growing in that field ever since. She joined the wonderful team at Peak Energy as a pelvic health physiotherapist to treat urinary and fecal incontinence, pelvic pain, pain during intercourse, preparation for birth, pre and post natal pelvic floor function, return to activity, the athlete’s pelvic floor, and childhood encopresis. To provide the best treatment, she uses multiple approaches for assessment and treatment, including internal and external assessments, biofeedback, education, piston science, acupuncture, and cooperating with other health professionals to achieve your goals.

Katerina is passionate about helping her clients achieve their goals and improve their quality of life.

Kelsey Chiasson

Kelsey Chiasson, Registered Massage Therapist

Kelsey comes to us from Chéticamp, a small French Acadian community on Cape Breton Island. Growing up, she always had a passion for health, fitness, as well as helping others. After completing her post-secondary education in business, Kelsey had the opportunity to join the admin staff at Peak Energy where she instantly knew she had found the perfect fit. Always eager to learn more about the human body, she enrolled in the massage therapy program at Canadian College of Massage & Hydrotherapy where she received her diploma in August of 2019.

Kelsey’s main focus in treatment is patient focus with an approach on getting to the root cause of the injury. Kelsey offers a variety of techniques and cupping modalities within her treatments to assure optimal tissue health and joint mobility in order to alleviate symptoms and provide patients with the right tools to get back to doing what they love.

Arlene Tait

Arlene Tait, Registered Massage Therapist

Arlene brings her goals of optimal functioning and mobility, and her positive perspective to provide treatments to her clients that will benefit health, well-being, balance and performance. Her diverse clinical experience in the health care field, along with her extensive post-grad training (Cranial Sacral Therapy, Lymphatic Techniques, Visceral Manipulation, Trager work, Rehabilitative technique/structural integration work with Myofascial Release and Neuromuscular Therapy) helps her to effectively address athletic, therapeutic and relaxation goals.

Erin Genneaux

Erin Genneaux, Director of First Impressions / Administrative Assistant

Erin originates from the Rock. That’s right. She is native of the Northern Peninsula of Newfoundland. She moved to Halifax in March of 2005 with her husband Ian. She has a background as a veterinary assistant and a soft spot for animals. She has 2 dogs of her own. She loves food, nature, wine, and spends most of her time picking up dog food.

Erin is one of the first faces you will come in contact with at the clinic. Her friendly face and sunny personality are both accommodating and welcoming to new clients on a full time basis.

Sally Jean Woodward

Sally Jean Woodward, Director of First Impressions / Administrative Assistant

Sally grew up and still resides in HRM. She joined our team in May 2019 coming from the veterinary field. Sally is also currently finishing a degree of Applied Human Nutrition at Mount Saint Vincent University.

She has a soft spot for animals and has a dog named Frankie and a cat named Clarke whom she loves to spend time with. Sally enjoys camping, hiking and cooking up new recipes.

Kristen Hunter

Kristen Hunter, Director of First Impressions / Administrative Assistant, Registered Massage Therapist

Kristen originates from Newfoundland. She is also a massage therapist of 19 years who found that chiropractic and physiotherapy have helped her continue working and a part time photographer. Kristen is a mother of twins who also has 3 dogs, and is involved in animal rescue and fostering. She can be found at the front desk a few days a week making light of situations and making us laugh.

Andrea White

Andrea White, Registered Acupuncturist

Andrea has always had a passion for helping others. Wanting an in-depth understanding of the mind, body, and spirit connection led her to study and practice Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

She believes our bodies have innate healing abilities and wants to have a positive impact on her clients well-being and help them to feel their best on a physical, mental, and emotional level.

Andrea has received her 3 year Acupuncture diploma from the Canadian College of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine. She also received her Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Psychology.

In her downtime, Andrea is found outside either at the beach, hiking, or spending time with friends and family.

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