Andrea moved to Haarlem one year ago from Vancouver, Canada. She is currently practicing
as a performance therapist while trying to master the Dutch language, at which point she will
register through the BIG as a physiotherapist.
Andrea has over 18 years of experience as a physiotherapist in Canada, and has worked in a
variety of settings – private clinics, hospital, community, home-care, and corporate. Growing up,
Andrea played a variety of sports at competitive levels, and through her own personal
experiences, understands the role that physiotherapists play in rehabilitation and return to
work/sport. She enjoys incorporating manual therapy, needling, clinical pilates and exercise
prescription into her sessions, and loves working one-to-one with clients to help them reach
their individual treatment goals.
Andrea attained her Masters of Science in Physical Therapy at the University of Alberta in
Canada in 2006 after completing a Human Kinetics degree at the University of British Columbia
in Canada. She has taken post-graduate training in manual therapy by obtaining her Certificate
of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy in Perth, Australia in 2010, and completing her Lower Quadrant
Mulligan Concepts in Melbourne, Australia in 2014. She has also done training in Gunn
Intramuscular Stimulation (dry needling) and is currently studying vestibular rehabilitation.
Andrea enjoys living in Haarlem with her husband and two children. She loves playing soccer,
training for triathlons, and traveling the world with her family.
Andrea has additional Training in:
● Certificate of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy (COMT) – AUS
● Exercise Therapy – CAN
● UBC Gunn IMS – CAN
● Clinical Pilates – CAN
● Completed courses in manual therapy, manipulative therapy, and myofascial release