Our Team

Massage Therapists
  • Mel

    Mel

    Remedial Massage Therapist

    Specialising in Remedial, Sports, Pregnancy and Deep Tissue Massage


    Mel graduated from the Australian College of Massage in 2012 and formed Mels Massage (now CBR Massage) in 2012.  

    Her qualifications include: 

    • Diploma of Remedial Massage 
    • Infant Massage Instructor 
    • Myofascial Cupping Therapy  
    • Dry Needling 

    Over her years of being a massage therapist Mel has had the privilege to work with over 14 of Australia’s leading sporting teams such as the Canberra Raiders, ACT Brumbies, NRL West Tigers, the Australian Womens Netball Team and the English Cricket Team.  

    Mel has an interest in treating clients with chronic pain and acute injuries. As well as teaching others infant massage techniques. Mel also enjoys going on a treasure hunt to unlock all the little puzzles in muscles.  

    Mel is experienced in providing: 

    • Pregnancy Massage 
    • Remedial Massage 
    • Deep Tissue Massage 
    • Sports Massage 
    • Relaxation Massage 
    • Massage for disability clients 
    • Massage for elderly clients 

    Health fund rebates available with Mel.  

  • Daanika

    Daanika

    Remedial Massage Therapist

    Specialising in Remedial, Relaxation, Pregnancy, Sports and Deep Tissue Massage


    Daanika joined our team in October 2019. She is a friendly and approachable therapist with a passion for helping others. Daanika is always keen to further her education to add new modalities to combine with her current career path. 

    Her qualifications include:  

    • Diploma of Remedial Massage 
    • Dry Needling 

    With a diverse up-bringing and extensive experience with children, Daanika has a very patient, understanding and empathetic approach to her treatments. She prides herself in listening to the concerns and tailoring her treatments to the individual. 

    When Daanika isn’t working, she enjoys time with her horses and dogs, 4wd/hike/camp trips and the odd binge sesh. 

    Daanika is experienced in providing: 

    • Pregnancy Massage
    • Dry Needling 
    • Remedial Massage 
    • Massage for young clients 
    • Sports Massage 

    Health fund rebates available with Daanika. 

  • Jen

    Jen

    Remedial Massage Therapist

    Specialising in Remedial, Relaxation, Pregnancy, Sports and Deep Tissue Massage


    Jen joined our team in April 2019 after relocating from Melbourne to Canberra. Since obtaining her remedial massage diploma in 2015, Jen has worked in several remedial/sports massage clinics and day spa settings. 

    Her qualifications include: 

    • Diploma of Remedial Massage 

    Jen draws experience from her passion for kayaking and plays on the State and National Canoe Polo Teams. In more recent times has started playing AFL and has been exploring Canberra’s hiking trails. 

    Jen’s treatment approach aims to improve a client’s physical function and mobility, reduce pain and promote muscle tension release. She has a particular interest in massage for mental health and stress relief and likes clients to leave feeling relaxed and refreshed. 

    Jen is experienced in providing: 

    • Remedial Massage
    • Relaxation Massage 
    • Sports Massage 
    • Massage for tension headaches 
    • Deep Tissue Massage 

    Health fund rebates available with Jen.  

  • Nat

    Nat

    Remedial Massage Therapist

    Specialising in Remedial, Relaxation, Pregnancy, Sports and Deep Tissue Massage


    Nat joined Mels Massage in November 2019. Nat is a Canberran born and bred and loves this City. She is a busy Mum of 3 kids and fully understands the juggle of friends, family and working part time. 

    Her qualifications include: 

    • Diploma of Remedial Massage 
    • Lymphatic Drainage Training 
    • Myofascial Cupping Therapy 
    • OM2 Oncology Massage 
    • Neuro Assessment Training 

    Nat treats clients from all demographics in many different settings, but has a specific interest in treating Pregnant women, Palliative Care clients and Dancers. 

    Nat is a fully qualified Dance Teacher with the Royal Academy of a Dance and feels that her knowledge of movement and the body, coupled with Massage Therapy is a definite asset. 

    Time out for Nat is spending time at the family property and getting outdoors. 

    Nat is experienced in providing: 

    • Pregnancy Massage 
    • Remedial Massage 
    • Lymphatic Drainage 
    • Massage for young clients 
    • Relaxation Massage 

    Health fund rebates available with Nat. 

  • Jaime

    Jaime

    Remedial Massage Therapist

    Specialising in Remedial, Relaxation, Pregnancy, Sports and Deep Tissue Massage


    Jaime joined our team in September 2020. Jaime is aspiring to be a Physiotherapist in the future but is really enjoying Remedial Massage Therapy and broadening her skills and experiencing clinic life. 

    Her qualifications include: 

    • Diploma of Remedial Massage 
    • Certificate in Myofascial Cupping Therapy 

    She has had lots of training in both dance, particularly ballet, and higher-level artistic gymnastics, which has given her great body awareness and exercise knowledge. She is also currently working as a dance and acrobatics teacher. 

    Jaime has a keen interest working with athletes and dancers with sports massage and creating at home exercise programs, as well as working with the elderly, alleviating chronic pain and daily aches. She can provide a deep tissue sports massage as well as a caring relaxation massage for those needing some good TLC. 

    Jaime is experienced in providing: 

    • Pregnancy Massage 
    • Remedial Massage 
    • Deep Tissue Massage 
    • Sports Massage 
    • Relaxation Massage 
    • Massage for disability clients 
    • Massage for elderly clients 

    Health fund rebates available with Jaime.  

  • Nicola

    Nicola

    Remedial Massage Therapist

    Specialising in Remedial, Sports and Deep Tissue Massage


    Nicola joined our team in January 2023. She is currently studying a Bachelor of Medical Science at Australian National University and in her free time she loves to draw. 

    Her qualifications include: 

    • Diploma of Remedial Massage 

    Nicola likes to create treatments catered specifically to her client’s needs. It is very important to her that her clients feel heard and cared for. She enjoys treating general aches and pains, especially related to neck and shoulders but also loves a good relax massage! 

    She is interested in learning more about chronic pain and management/treatment techniques. 

    Nicola is experienced in providing:  

    • Remedial Massage 
    • Relaxation Massage 
    • Deep Tissue Massage 
    • Sports Massage 

    Health fund rebates available with Nicola.

  • David

    David

    Remedial Massage Therapist

    Specialising in Remedial, Relaxation, Sports and Deep Tissue Massage


    David joined our team in October 2020. He is passionate about helping clients enjoy greater mobility and less pain. He enjoys working with clients to support them in achieving better results for their body. 

    His qualifications include: 

    • Diploma of Remedial Massage 
    • Dry Needling 

    David helps clients with Arthritis, Cerebral Palsy, Migraines, Joint Pain, Injury Recovery, Tension, Stress and Anxiety and many other complaints. From clients seeking simple loosening of muscles to clients requiring relief from more complex issues, he works with you to get the best result. 

    David is experienced in providing: 

    • Deep Tissue Massage 
    • Trigger Point Therapy 
    • Myofascial Release 
    • Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation 
    • Sports Massage 
    • Dry Needling 
    • Remedial Massage 

    Health fund rebates available with David. 

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    Ruby

    Remedial Massage Therapist

    Specialising in Remedial, Relaxation, Sports and Deep Tissue Massage


    Ruby joined our team in April 2023. She believes in the healing power of massage both physically and emotionally. 

    Her qualifications include: 

    • Diploma of Remedial Massage 
    • Certificate in Myofascial Cupping Therapy 

    Ruby enjoys relaxation massage and cupping therapy treatments. In her spare time, Ruby enjoys attending music festivals, going camping, wrestling & spending time with her family. 

    Ruby is experienced in providing: 

    • Remedial Massage 
    • Relaxation Massage 
    • Sports Massage 
    • Deep Tissue Massage 

    Health fund rebates available with Ruby.  

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    Ben

    Remedial Massage Therapist

    Specialising in Remedial, Relaxation, Sports and Deep Tissue Massage


    Ben joined CBR Massage in October 2023 whilst completing his Diploma of Remedial Massage Therapy at the Canberra Institute of Technology.  

    His qualifications include: 

    • Diploma of Remedial Massage 
    • Certificate in Myofascial Cupping Therapy

    Bens experience as being a runner, cyclist and ultramarathon participant has given him a desire to help others achieve their sporting goals via a combination of massage, educating clients in how their body works and helping to identify any actions in their sport that may be causing pain or could be improved.  

    Ben also has an interest in mental health and the ways our bodies are affected by it. He enjoys helping those with muscle pain brought on by stress, anxiety and depression, and believes massage can be a fantastic way to relax and recharge. 

    Ben is experienced in providing:  

    • Remedial Massage 
    • Relaxation Massage 
    • Sports Massage 
    • Deep Tissue Massage 

    Health fund rebates coming soon with Ben.

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    Clare

    Remedial Massage Therapist

    Specialising in Remedial, Relaxation, Sports and Deep Tissue Massage


    Clare joined CBR Massage in October 2023 whilst she was completing her Diploma of Remedial Massage at the Canberra Institute of Technology.  

    Her qualifications include:  

    • Diploma of Remedial Massage 
    • Certificate in Myofascial Cupping Therapy 

    Clare is passionate about health and fitness having played a variety of sports such as gymnastics, netball and rugby union. Having experience in these sports allows her to understand the demands sports put on the body and how important injury management and prevention is.  

    Clare is interested in treating clients who participate in sports whether that be junior to elite athletes along with motorsport drivers. She enjoys tailoring treatments to each individual’s needs so that they can get the best for their body and maximize their sporting performance. 

    Clare is experienced in providing: 

    • Remedial Massage 
    • Relaxation Massage 
    • Sports Massage 
    • Deep Tissue Massage 

    Health fund rebates coming soon with Clare.  

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    Charlie

    Remedial Massage Therapist

    Specialising in Remedial, Relaxation, Sports and Deep Tissue Massage


    Charlie joined CBR Massage in October 2023 whilst completing her Diploma of Remedial Massage at the Canberra Institute of Technology.  

    Her qualifications include: 

    • Diploma of Remedial Massage 
    • Certificate in Myofascial Cupping Therapy 

    Charlie is discovering satisfaction in meeting the holistic needs of a wonderfully diverse range of clients. She enjoys using remedial techniques to treat pain and dysfunction, whilst providing relaxation, human touch and connection in the process.  

    Charlie is also a Midwife, Nurse and Lactation Consultant. When she isn’t preoccupied with the activities of her two busy kids, she enjoys choir and all things active such as hiking and trail running. 

    Charlie is experienced in providing:  

    • Remedial Massage 
    • Relaxation Massage 
    • Sports Massage 
    • Deep Tissue Massage 

    Health fund rebates coming soon with Charlie. 

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    Michelle

    Clinic Manager

  • Lauren

    Lauren

    Administration Assistant


    Lauren joined our admin team in 2020 when the world went a little crazy. She loves to organise and be organised, if there’s an option to use a label maker – look out!

  • Kaleigh

    Administration Assistant

  • Miah

    Administration Assistant