Dr. Shannon Patterson graduated as a Doctor of Chiropractic in 1999 from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto, Ontario. Dr. Shannon became passionate about chiropractic as a powerful approach to healing after working several years as a Chiropractic Assistant in Victoria, BC. After graduating she moved to Vancouver, BC. to open practice in Vancouver from 1999 to 2014. In 2015 Dr. Shannon moved to New Westminster, BC. and is thrilled to be part of the growing New West community where she and her family now live. Dr. Shannon Patterson also holds a BA in Economics from the University of Victoria.
With a passion for continued learning in the field of Chiropractic Dr. Shannon has studied various techniques and approaches with a focus on Network Spinal Analysis (also known as NetworkSpinal or NSA), a chiropractic technique which aims to restore and improve the body’s self regulating capacity and is a somatic-based tool for personal growth and transformation. She is one of two chiropractors in BC who has taken the Master E program with her mentor, Dr. Epstein – a year long intensive program. She has achieved her Part 3 certification in NSA, the highest level certification granted through Dr. Donald Epstein, the founder of NSA.
Dr. Shannon’s expertise extends outside the office where she has been an invited anatomy teacher (and Registered Yoga Teacher) for yoga teachers in training since 2010. She has served as an elected Director on the regulatory board of chiropractic in BC (for 8 years) and was the past Vice Chair for the Chiropractic College of British Columbia (2012-14) and Chair of the Patient Relations Committee. As a wife, mother and chiropractor she is an avid adventure seeker, both inside and out.
When she isn’t at her practice you may find Dr. Shannon spending fun time with her family and friends, on her road bike, at a yoga class or hiking in the forest with her wonderful husband, amazing daughter and crazy dog.