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Meet Your Kamloops Chiropractic Team

{PJ} Chiropractor Dr. Paul Ouimet

Dr. Paul Ouimet, BSc, DC, CCEP

Dr. Paul Ouimet BSc, DC, CCEP completed his Doctorate in Chiropractic, followed by a diplomat in sports injury and extremity rehabilitation (CCEP) in 1999. Dr. Paul currently practices Chiropractic acute care, sport related injuries, and the treatment of bulging or herniated discs using Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression at Health Quest. He also practices Orthopedic, Neurological and Bio mechanical Assessments at the Welcome Back MRI and Pain Management Center in Kamloops. As a sports enthusiast, Dr. Paul has the privilege of working with the WHL’s Kamloops Blazers Hockey team throughout their season and the CFL’s BC Lions when they come to Kamloops for training camp. To learn more about Dr. Paul’s personal and professional interest: Read More


{PJ} RMT David Wolynec

David Wolynec
Registered Massage Therapist

David Wolynec is a Registered Massage Therapist in British Columbia and the Director of Rehabilitation Services at Health Quest. He graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in 1995. Dave has since attended the Kinesiology and Massage Therapy programs offered at Simon Fraser University and has become a PGAP certified provider. He has been practicing deep and soft tissue therapies using a variety of techniques which may include: Muscle Energy Technique, Muscle Balancing, Craniosacral, Lymphatic Drainage, Myofascial Release, Neuro-Structural Integration Technique (NST) and Neuromuscular Stretching.


Niki Coster

Niki Coster
Registered Massage Therapist

Niki Coster is happy to have returned back to her hometown and joined the Health Quest Team. She is a graduate of Okanagan Valley College of Massage Therapy’s3000 hour program in 2010.

Niki treats a wide scope of conditions such as chronic pain, motor vehicle injuries, postural dysfunction, athletic injuries, headaches, immobility, and prenatal massage. Niki believes in customizing each treatment to the patient’s individual needs using a variety of techniques specifically chosen to best suit each person.

With a passion for patient education and empowerment, Niki has helped numerous patients achieve their goals while working with an open, easy communication style.


Barb Harris

Barbara Harris
Registered Massage Therapist

Barbara graduated in 2003 from Westcoast College of Massage Therapy with a Diploma and completed the Doula Training Program, specializing in pregnancy, labour and delivery.

She is skilled in deep tissue therapy, Myofascial, Neuromuscular, Craniosacral and MLD techniques.

She enjoys working with chronic pain and rehabilitation methods and is also registered with the CMT and MTA.


{PJ} Dr. James Keats

James Keats, MA (Psych), PhD
Registered Clinical Counsellor

Dr. Jim Keats, PhD. completed his training in Clinical Psychology and Medical Sociology (University of Manitoba) in 1988. After years of leadership in community care and mental health services for persons with disabilities, Jim obtained further post-graduate accreditation as a Certified Cognitive-Behavior Therapist (Beck Institute, 2008), Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist (Ellis Institute, 2009), and a Certified Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Instructor (CPI Institute, 2007). As a senior member of the Canadian Society of Clinical Hypnosis (BC Division) he has participated in research and training in advanced cognitive transformation for trauma victims through facilitation of individual and social change, focusing on intelligent compassion processes.

Fitting with the Health Quest team vision of individual empowerment to bring body-mind balance through education and guidance, Jim specializes in teaching self-management of anxiety, pain management, sleep disorders, and related post-trauma symptoms through clinical hypnosis and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (MBCT). Jim is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the BC-ACC and welcomes new clients to his practice.


Dr. Marissa Gaucher, ND
Naturopathic Doctor

Dr. Marissa Gaucher ND is a Naturopathic Doctor practicing out of Health Quest. Dr. Gaucher utilizes evidence informed medicine along side traditional therapies to focus on both acute and chronic disease. With an emphasis on disease prevention and health promotion, Dr. Gaucher uses a patient centered approach to health care, creating individualized treatment plans based on in depth testing and the most current research.

Prior to completing Naturopathic Medical School at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine, Dr. Gaucher completed a Bachelor of Science at the University of British Columbia, majoring in biochemistry. She frequently attends continuing education and has completed additional training in intravenous nutrient therapy, Perineural injection pain therapy, bio-identical hormone therapy, ozone therapy, acupuncture, chelation therapy and aesthetic and anti-ageing medicine including Botox and dermal filler.

Dr. Gaucher is a primary care physician with a special focus in: Thyroid conditions (Hypothyroidism, Hyperthyroidism), Female hormone imbalance (PMS, menopause, infertility), Autoimmune conditions (MS, RA, Hashimoto’s, Crohn’s, Colitis), Gastrointestinal Health (IBS, heart burn, food sensitivities, SIBO), Chronic infections (Lyme disease).


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