At Therapy Masters our team have over 40 years of combined experience in the Health and Wellness Industry.
We offer over 8 different Massage and Health Modalities. Each of our team have qualifications and expertise in more than one modality.
Our pricing is dependent upon the level of experience of our team, not on the specific modality or treatment a client receives.
Please meet our team of Health Experts.
Principal Practitioner: Lisa Allmey-LaMaitre
Lisa began her tertiary studies with a Bachelor of Science degree at the Australian National University, majoring in Biology, Psychology and Neuroscience. Lisa then went on to complete the Advanced Diploma in Applied Science (Remedial Massage) at the Canberra Institute of Technology.
Lisa has been a Health Practitioner for over 20 years.
Lisa's interest in Sports Massage began while working and travelling with several Motorsport teams. From 1999 until 2001 Lisa worked with a number of Rally teams who competed in the Australian Rally Championship (ARC).
She then furthered her training by becoming a Level One Sports Trainer through Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) in 2001.
From 2000-2009 Lisa worked extensively with the sport of Gridiron (American Football). Lisa has travelled and worked at all levels within the sport - from the local junior and senior grades, through to State, National and International Representative teams. Lisa had been the Head Sports Trainer to the ACT Monarchs (2001-2003), Arena Football League (AFL) Pacific Rim Training Camp (2002), the Australian Outback Junior and Senior Representative teams (2003), the Arena Football League (AFL) All-Star Team Downunder (2003), and the Under 19s New Zealand IronBlacks (2009).
From this extensive experience Lisa specialises in Event Preparation, Injury Management and Recovery.
Lisa has also completed additional training in Functional Fascial Taping (FFT) with Ron Alexander (2008), TRE (Trauma Release Exercise) with Dr David Berceli (2011), Oncology Massage (Module One) through Oncology Massage Training (2012) and certification in Kinesiology taping with Rocktape (2014).
In 2006 Lisa received her attunement to Level 1 Usui Reiki and in 2011 was attuned to the level of Reiki Master (Seichim and Usui). Lisa furthered her training in Energy Healing by completing training in ThetaHealing (DNA 1 Basic and Advanced, DNA 2 Basic and Advanced) in 2013, and ThetaHealing Manifestation training in 2015.
Lisa is a writer and has had both health and business articles published with The Art of Healing, Massage Australia, Canberra Business Success Stories, The Fit Busy Mum, Canberra Business News, Big Ink, and HerCanberra.
Lisa completed a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment in 2015 and has been a casual teacher with The Australian Institute of Fitness and a guest speaker at the Canberra Institute of Technology. She has also presented at TEDxCanberra Women, My Wellness Business, Mindfulness and Manifesting Success workshop and at the Festival of Ambitious Ideas.
Lisa created a new business in late 2015 called Canberra Wise Women. Canberra Wise Women is an event business that was born from Lisa's personal experiences of loss and PTSD. Canberra Wise Women is a platform to share more positivity and inspiration with the World through sharing stories of local Canberrans doing AMAZINg things! To date there have been 22 LIVE Canberra Wise Women events, interviewing 53 Canberrans which have bought over 1000 people together!
Lisa is also a business mentor with Global Sisters and Inspiring Rare Birds; offering support, guidance and advice to start up businesswomen.
Lisa's commitment to business and helping others has been recognised with a number of Awards including Finalist Canberra Businesspoint Awards (2014), Finalist Lifeline Canberra Women of Spirit Awards (2016), Finalist Women with Altitude Awards (2017), State Finalist Australian Leadership Excellence Awards (2017), Winner Start Up Camp Canberra (2017).
Lisa is a member of Massage Australia (MA) and PRACI (Practitioner Research and Collaboration Initiative).
Lisa holds recognition with ALL of the Health Funds.
Our Senior Practitioners have more than FIVE years of clinical experience.
They have a wealth of knowledge and experience to offer our clients.
They have completed additional study in a broad range of topics over their years in the Health Industry.
Our Senior Practitioners are Amanda.
Senior Practitioner: Amanda Ferguson
Amanda completed her Diploma in Remedial Massage at the College of Natural Therapies in Canberra. She has also completed a Certificate in Lithos Therapy (massage treatment utilising hot and chilled stones) and Cupping. Amanda also holds an Advanced Diploma in Naturopathy from CIT, and is a qualified Naturopath.
Amanda has been massaging for over 14 years and enjoys educating and helping clients achieve and maintain a "bodywise" lifestyle. Amanda specialises in Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Foot Reflexology, Cupping, Hot Stone Massage as well as Remedial, Relaxation, Pregnancy and Sports massage.
Amanda has been an integral part of Therapy Masters since 2005 and headed up our Office Management team (2009-2011).
Amanda is currently continuing her studies through Charles Sturt University.
Amanda is a member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS).
Please note: Amanda does not have Health Fund Recognition with Medibank, Defence Health and CUA Health.
Our Practitioners are recent graduates of their Massage training. Often they have been mentored by the Therapy Masters team during their study. They are equipped with the latest Industry knowledge and keen to share their new skills with our client base.
Practitioner: Rebecca Allen
Rebecca Allen recently completed a Diploma of Remedial Massage at the Canberra campus of the Australian Institute of Fitness (AIF). She has also completed her Certificate III in Fitness through AIF.
She has been working with Julia Russell Massage as a Sports Massage practitioner with a number of professional sporting teams (including rugby league and rugby union teams).
Prior to moving to Canberra, Rebecca lived in the United States. There she spent seven years working in the health industry as a Chiropractic Assistant at La Costa Chiropratic and Treatment Coordinator at Carlsbad Pediatric Smiles.
Rebecca is passionate about providing her clients with holistic treatments, and educating them on how to heal their bodies naturally and live a healthier lifestyle.
Rebecca is a member of the Association of Massage Therapists and Fitness Australia.
Please Note: Rebecca does not have health fund recognition with HCF, Manchester Unity and Medibank.
Our Relaxation Practitioner has over FIVE years of clinical experience. They are qualified and well versed in Swedish Massage techniques and specialise in providing our clients with a deeply relaxing and rejuvenating experience.
Relaxation Practitioner: Mila Lopez
Mila Lopez completed a Certificate IV in Massage Therapy at the Om Shanti College of Tactile Therapies in 2010. Mila has worked in a clinic setting for over 4 years and has also specialises in providing onsite and mobile massage services for corporate and private clients.
She is qualified in Swedish, Pregnancy and Seated/Corporate Massage.
Mila has a background as a Graphic Designer and Desktop Publisher. She worked as part of the advertising team at The Canberra Times for several years and has also studied photography, drawing, painting and sculpture at Art School.
Mila also holds a Bachelor of Visual Arts from the Australian National University’s School of Art, where she specialised in oil painting.
Mila will be sharing her expertise in Relaxation and Corporate/Seated Massage with the Therapy Masters client base.
Mila is a member of Australian Association of Massage Therapists (AAMT).
Please Note: Mila is not recognised as a Health Fund Provider with AHM, Australian Unity, Budget Direct, BUPA, CUA Health, Defence Health, GMHBA, Frank Health, HCF, Manchester Unity, Medibank, NIB