Meet Our Team
Following in his father’s footsteps, Dr. Darryl Thomson completed his Doctorate of Chiropractic at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 1989. He has now been serving the health care needs of his community for over 20 years. He is known for his passion for Chiropractic and his caring attitude. He is an avid supporter of a charity called Chiropractors with Compassion, which helps make a difference in underdeveloped areas of the world. His Better Life Chiropractic Clinic is on the cutting edge of technology, leading the way in Corrective Chiropractic Care. Because of this Dr. Thomson has been asked to speak at some of the top Chiropractic seminars across Canada and the U.S. He is also a sought-after mentor and coach for Chiropractors across North America. Dr. Thomson believes that the power that made the body can heal the body and Chiropractic is about helping to release that power to its fullest potential. His ultimate mission is to reach out to the people in his community and help them to live a healthier and better life.
Dr. Andrew Scott D.C.Chiropractor
Dr. Andrew Scott has a passion for helping families live healthier lives. His journey toward healthy living was inspired by his parents, who are both licensed chiropractors and naturopathic doctors. Dr. Scott was raised with many fundamental natural health principles, which he also raised his three grown children with, along with his wife of 27 years, Andrea.. Two of his children, and multiple other family members, are now on route to becoming chiropractors and health care providers. For nearly 25 years, Dr. Scott has empowered families to live healthier lives through compassion, education, and life-changing chiropractic care.
Dr. Scott began his practice in his home town of Woodbridge, Ontario, where he and his health care team were dedicated to sharing wellness and vitalism with the Vaughan community. Dr. Scott frequently raises awareness for chiropractic and the wellness lifestyle by hosting healthcare workshops, speaking at multiple local high schools, and partaking in local charity events. Over 25 of his patients and students have chosen chiropractic as a career path as a result. Dr. Scott is also a proud partner with Compassion International, a charity that works towards elevating children out of physical, emotional, and spiritual poverty.
Dr. Scott is the recipient of multiple awards for outstanding chiropractic care, including: Top Choice, Consumer Choice, Vaughan Citizen Reader’s Choice, and Now Toronto Top Awards. He has served on multiple boards, including the Chiropractic Awareness Council and Grace Between Nations.
Dr. Scott has received specialized training in providing gentle, safe, and effective care for children and pregnancy through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association, and he regularly attends health care seminars and workshops to stay current in providing the most cutting-edge techniques for optimizing the spine, the nervous system, and overall body function.
Following their dreams, Dr. Scott and his family have moved to the Georgian Bay area. Their passion for empowering others through awareness of natural health care and the wellness lifestyle is what drives them in all that they do. Better Life Chiropractic is excited to welcome our not-so-new chiropractor to their health care team!
Dr.Kerri ThomsonC.H.AOffice Manager
Dr. Thomson’s wife Kerri has been a Chiropractic Assistant for more than 20 years. Kerri’s expertise in running one of the busiest Chiropractic offices in Canada has led her to become a popular speaker at the some of the top Chiropractic seminars in North America. She actively helps train over 200 Chiropractic Assistants across Canada and the United States. In her spare time Kerri is an avid reader and loves to spend time with her family. Kerri is very proud of their two children. Skyler, their son, is a successful film maker and their daughter, Jasper is a recent graduate of Chiropractic College and has joined the Better Life Chiropractic team.
Kirsten EvansC.H.A.Clinical Assistant
Kirsten is a happy, fun energetic person who loves natural health, including nutrition & exercise. I have been a chiropractic assistant for the past 30 years, 20 of which have been with Dr. Thomson. I’m so lucky to have one of the greatest jobs, I love interacting with people and that's what I do all day long. What's even better is watching people getting better and regaining their quality of life. My pride in life is my 2 grown boys, Chase and Gage.
Barbie Imerson-HamiltonChiropractic Assistant
Barbie is a Midland mother of two who keeps her three loves very close to her heart; her two beautiful children Jacob and Haley and her love of being a Chiropractic Assistant. She is also a proprietor of her own music marketing business.Barbie is very active in her community and has been successful in raising $3000 for the OSPCA to build their new facility after a disastrous fire, and by organizing the first ever Rock 95 toy Drive Music Festival to raise money for under privileged families. Barbie is compassionate in helping others, which led to her joining the BLC team eight years ago. Having been told she is the heart of the clinic, Barbie is determined to spread the chiropractic word and message to all who will listen. Her duties include reception, caring for patients and being an assistant to Doctor Thomson, so that together as a team, they can help heal the hearts, lives and souls of all who enter the Better Life doors. Her belief in God is strong and feels she was chosen, to fulfill a mission.” I live to help others live a full healthy and vibrant life'.
Michelle VilleneuveOutreach Coordinator
Michelle joined Better Life Chiropractic to continue her work in wellness. After a full & exciting career as a sales and marketing executive, she returned to school to study nutrition, formalized her interest in wellness and made a shift in career direction. For 5 years, as a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, she worked in a chiropractic wellness centre and within the corporate environment counselled individuals on nutrition, health and wellness and assisted individuals to take ownership of their health. Her passion to spread the message and help educate individuals on natural approaches to health has led her to join Better Life Chiropractic.
Michelle has many interests. She and her husband love to travel and have had the opportunity to live in different countries and have had a variety of cultural experiences, another passion. She is very active. She is a yoga enthusiast, loves to bike & kayak, tries her best on the golf course and has a renewed interest in outdoor winter activities, downhill and cross country skiing. She and her husband enjoy the theatre, entertaining and spending time with family and friends.
Sara joined Better Life Chiropractic when she moved to Penetanguishene from Sudbury in 2016. She has had a career in wellness, having worked in the hospital environment and as a speech therapy assistant. In addition to a variety of administrative responsibilities at the clininc, she is the person who will look after you in the Peripheral Neuropathy treatment room, which fulfills her desire to assist our patients with their health. After her studies, Sara worked in England as a Learning Support Assistant and Italy as an English Teacher. She loves to travel and has visited over 15 countries.Sara is an energetic and enthusiastic member of our team. She is busy renovating her home with her boyfriend Tyler and stays active by playing with her cat Milo.
Sandra is the newest member of the Better Life Chiropractic team. Family is most important to her. She has two children, Sarah and Michael, and four grandchildren. Sandra loves helping people with their wellness. She has a heart of gratitude and loves her new found career at Better Life. Music is also very important to Sandra. She plays the guitar and sings and has performed in bands since the age of 17. She has a background in holistic health and wellness and is a certified reflexologist.