About Dr. Shannon Patterson
ABOUT DR. SHANNON PATTERSON
Dr. Shannon Patterson became passionate about chiropractic as a powerful approach to healing after working several years as a Chiropractic Assistant in Victoria, BC. After witnessing the changes in people’s health and well-being through chiropractic care, she knew that this was something she wanted to dedicate her life’s work towards. After graduating with a BA in Economics from the UVic, Dr. Shannon chose to study chiropractic in Toronto at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, graduating with in 1999. She then moved to Vancouver, BC where she now currently resides and has been in practice for the past 16 years.
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 NSA), a low force chiropractic style which aims to restore and improve the body’s self regulating capacity and is a somatic-based tool for personal growth and transformation. She has achieved her Part 3 certification in NSA, the highest level certification granted through Dr. Donald Epstein, the founder of NSA. Dr. Shannon also continues to study a Brain First approach to chiropractic and is enjoying integrating this into the services she provides.
Dr. Shannon’s expertise extends outside the office where she is an anatomy teacher (and Registered Yoga Teacher) for yoga teachers in training since 2010. She has served on the regulatory board of chiropractic in BC and was the past Vice Chair for the Chiropractic College of British Columbia and Chair of the Patient Relations Committee. As a wife, mother and chiropractor she is an avid adventure seeker, both inside and out.