We are pleased to announce that Therapeutic Effects offers Swedish Massage, Prenatal Massage, Thai Massage, Hot Stone Massage and Private Yoga at Beyond. For more information please go to http://www.therapeuticeffects.ca/

Appointments can be booked at: http://booking.therapeuticeffects.ca/book/ or by calling 613-797-5481.

Erin Watt

Erin Watt

Erin Watt graduated from the University of Ottawa with a Bachelor of Science (honours) in biopharmaceutical science before pursuing massage therapy. After graduating from the CDI College intensive massage therapy program with honours, Erin passed her board exams with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO), and registered as a massage therapist in January 2008. She was also a member of the Australian Association of Massage Therapists (AAMT) when she worked in tandem with chiropractors in Brisbane, Australia. To further her education and passion for health and well-being, Erin completed her Hatha Yoga teacher training in June 2014.

Erin’s continuing education in her field brings a variety of treatment choices through massage modalities such as hot stone therapy and Thai massage. Erin’s training includes Swedish, sports, pregnancy and deep tissue massage as well as lymphatic drainage, trigger point therapy, joint mobilizations and fascial release. Furthermore, the holistic approach she embraces in her profession has enabled her to work in unique environments such as chiropractic clinics and spas.

Valéria dos Santos Costa

Valéria dos Santos Costa is the newest addition to Therapeutic Effects Massage Therapy, and we are so glad to have her join our team! Her genuine care and dedication to her clients well-being is exemplified in her work through her remedial exercises and client education. Valéria’s 3 years as a physio assistant has given her first hand experience with many musculoskeletal dysfunctions such as neck pain, low back pain, tendinitis and even osteoporosis. She looks forward to helping you on your journey of health and wellness.

Shannon Douglas

Shannon Douglas is the newest RMT of the Therapeutic Effects Team but also the most experienced with 16 years of experience under her belt! Shannon is a busy mom to 3 beautiful girls and knows how important it is for self care, which is why her attentiveness in treatments meets the needs of her clients. Shannon offers various massage modalities including Swedish massage, prenatal massage, deep tissue massage, Hot Stone massage and Indie Head massage to name a few. Book an appointment with Shannon to feel the therapeutic effects of her treatments!

Karen Wilson

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Karen Wilson
was a licensed Physiotherapist and practiced in Germany for 11 years before moving to Canada. After eventually settling in Ottawa, she graduated with honours from Algonquin College re-certifying as a massage therapist then passing her board exams with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO), and registered as a RMT in 2012.Her practice of massage therapy focuses on providing a holistic, energetic and intuitive experience by listening to the body and engaging with intention. With her background as a physiotherapist, she is familiar with a wide range of body conditions and appropriate approaches to achieve the optimum environment for and with the body to achieve wellness.With Karen’s work experiences spanning sport physiotherapy, neurological impairments, injuries and recovery (including practicing in multi-disciplinary setting), she has also worked for 3 years in a Spa environment with an expanded focus on Relaxation, Hot Stone Massages and Pregnancy Massages.Karen’s ongoing personal and professional development includes Trigger Point Treatments, Craniosacral Therapy, Deep Tissue Massages, Pregnancy Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Thai Hot Stem Massage, Swedish Massage and energy work.

Her positive and joyful lifestyle are part of the bodywork she shares in helping clients on their journey of wellbeing.

Carol Wooster


From a young age, Carol knew that massage therapy was her calling in life. She graduated with honours from Everest College in 2012 and is registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario.

Always mindful of the unique needs of each client, Carol endeavours to restore equilibrium and wellness. Her modalities include deep tissue massage, sports massage, pregnancy massage, trigger point therapy, and myofascial release. She also specializes in Reiki, acupressure, and Indie head massage.

With her genuine, honest and open personality, Carol strives to ensure clients are at ease and that their health and wellbeing are her priority during treatments and between them – Carol designs unique remedial exercises and treatment plans for each client.