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Dana Anderchek | RMT
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I take a collaborative approach to massage therapy, engaging in non-judgemental listening to understand my patients’ unique needs. I enjoy creating an environment of relaxation while working to achieve my patients’ therapeutic goals. My treatments can be adapted for almost all patients to receive the mental and physical benefits of massage therapy. Drawing on my education in psychology and health sociology, I understand additional stressors which may be contributing to my patients’ clinical concerns. I believe in empowering patients with education and homecare.

Areas of Professional Interest
Continuing Education

Recent Blog Posts


Top 5 Trauma-Informed Resources for Massage Therapists

Top 5 Trauma-Informed Resources for Massage Therapists

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Summary: Massage Therapists are increasingly recognizing the importance of providing trauma-informed care, however it’s not taught in most massage programs. This article lists our top 5 recommendations for learning about trauma-informed care and how to apply it in your practice. There is no regulation for using the phrase “trauma-informed”

Intent's website now has accessibility features

Intent's website now has accessibility features

2 min read

We value accessability and inclusivity in our clinic space, our massage therapy treatments and on our website. That's why we partnered with AccessiBe. Their mission is to make the internet accessible, inclusive & equitable. Website visitors can now click the icon on the bottom left corner of the website to select

The Scientific Benefits of Massage Therapy

The Scientific Benefits of Massage Therapy

2 min read

Massage therapy can reduce anxiety, depression, pain and improve quality and duration of sleep. Improvements in sleep, mood and pain levels can create windows of opportunity where you feel better and can move and socialize more.

With great respect and gratitude, we practice massage therapy on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples –Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) And Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations.

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