Our Team

Massage Therapists
  • Mel

    Mel

    Remedial Massage Therapist

    Specialising in Remedial, Sports, Pregnancy and Deep Tissue Massage


    Mel completed her Diploma in Remedial Massage in 2012 from ACM (Australian College of Massage).

    She is also a member of AAMT (The Australian Association of Massage Therapists).

    She has worked over the years with some of Australia’s leading sporting teams including;

    • Canberra Raiders
    • RUGBY ACT Brumbies
    • RUGBY NSW Waratahs
    • NRL Melbourne Storm
    • NRL Cronulla Sharks
    • NRL Parramatta Eels
    • NRL Manly Sea Eagles
    • NRL Brisbane Broncos
    • NRL Newcastle Knights
    • NRL North Queensland Cowboys
    • NRL West Tigers
    • NRL South Sydney Rabbitohs
    • NETBALL Australian Womens Team
    • CRICKET English Team

    Health Fund Rebates Available with Mel.

  • Carrie

    Carrie

    Remedial Massage Therapist

    Specialising in Remedial, Sports, Pregnancy and Deep Tissue Massage


    Carrie has been a member of the Mels Massage team since February 2015.

    She is a member of the Association of Massage Therapists (AMT)

    Her qualifications include:

    • Advanced Diploma of Health Sciences (Soft Tissue Therapy)
    • Diploma of Remedial Massage
    • Certificate IV in Massage Therapy
    • Manual Lymphatic Drainage
    • Pregnancy Massage
    • Senior First Aid
    • Kinesio Taping 1&2

    Carrie enjoys working with a diverse range of clients and has experience treating clients with disabilities, chronic conditions, rehabilitation needs, pregnancy, sports massage as well as general remedial and relaxation massage.

    Health Fund Rebates Available with Carrie.

  • Daanika

    Daanika

    Remedial Massage Therapist

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


    Daanika joined Mels Massage in October 2019.

    Daanika is a friendly and approachable therapist with a passion for helping others.

    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.

    Daanika graduated from the Canberra institute of technology in 2019 with a Diploma in Remedial Massage Therapy and is keen to further her education to add new modalities to combine with her current career path.

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

    Health Fund Rebates Available with Daanika.

  • 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.

    November 2018 saw Nat complete her Diploma as a Remedial Massage Therapist at The Canberra Institute of Technology and since then she has been treating people from all demographics in many different settings.

    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.

    Nat has a specific interest in treating Pregnant women, Palliative Care clients and Dancers.

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

    Health Fund Rebates Available with Nat.

  • David

    David

    Remedial Massage Therapist

    Specialising in Remedial, Relaxation, Sports and Deep Tissue Massage


    David has a Diploma of Remedial Massage from the Canberra Institute of Technology. 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 clients include keen athletes who run 90ks in a day, to people wanting to keep headaches at bay, desk workers who drive a mouse and folk with bad backs after moving house, kids recovering from their big game, to mums and dads who are suffering pain.

    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 provides a mild to firm massage that can include:

    • Deep Tissue Massage
    • Trigger Point Therapy
    • Myofascial Release
    • Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation

    Health fund rebates are available with David.

  • Jaime

    Jaime

    Remedial Massage Therapist

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


    Jaime joined Mels Massage in September. She is currently finishing her Diploma of Remedial Massage at the Canberra Institute of Technology.

    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.

    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 currently working as a dance and acrobatics teacher along side working at Mels Massage.

    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.

  • Jen

    Jen

    Remedial Massage Therapist

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


    Jen joined Mels Massage in April 2019 after relocating from Melbourne to Canberra.

    Since obtaining her qualification from the Australian College of Massage in 2015, Jen has worked in several remedial/sports massage clinics and day spa settings.

    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 Canberras hiking trails.

    Jen’s treatment approach aims to improve a clients 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.

  • Carol

    Carol

    Remedial Massage Therapist

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


    Carol (re-joined) the Mels Massage team in January 2021.

    Carol has completed her Diploma of Remedial Massage, and is studying Midwifery at the University of Canberra (and loving every single moment of it!).

    Carol thoroughly enjoys providing her clients with deep tissue, sports and relaxation massage, however, her greatest passion is pregnancy massage. Carol takes great pride in helping women through their pregnancies through pregnancy massage treatment.

  • Tiffany

    Tiffany

    Relaxation Massage Therapist

    Specialising in Relaxation Massage


    Tiffany joined the Mels Massage team in September 2021.

    Tiffany completed her Certificate IV in Massage Therapy from the Australian College of Fitness and Bodywork, in South East Melbourne, and is currently undertaking a Diploma of Remedial Massage at the Canberra Institute of Technology, which will be completed in mid 2022.

    As a Relaxation Therapist, Tiffany enjoys working with clients from all walks of life, who have experienced work related injuries or are suffering from general aches and pains.

    Tiffany enjoys spending her spare time on her other passion, photography and the Arts. As a photographer, she loves exploring the great outdoors of Canberra, meeting the locals and learning about Canberra’s rich history.

  • Sophie

    Sophie

    Clinic Manager


    Sophie joined the Mels Massage team in May 2021.

    Sophie is highly qualified in front line customer care and business administration, with extensive experience in the Real Estate, Retail and Hospitality industries.

    Sophie is passionate about what she does and enjoys providing the best experience possible for the clients and team at Mels Massage.

    Sophie has thoroughly enjoyed returning to the workforce this year, after taking extended leave from paid employment to take time to care for her young family.

  • Nalani

    Nalani

    Clinic Manager

  • Lauren

    Lauren

    Administration


    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!

  • Deidre

    Deidre

    Administration

  • Callan

    Administration

  • Kaleigh

    Administration