Our Team

Our purpose is to provide Wasaga Beach and the surrounding Georgian Triangle with the highest quality of care focused on the reduction of pain, restoration of biomechanical function, and the promotion and maintenance of an active healthy lifestyle.

Active Healthcare Centre uses individualized treatment programs coupled with active patient participation, in order for our patients to experience unparalleled care at a reasonable cost.

Active Healthcare Centre has gathered an excellent team of natural healthcare professionals working together to handle a broad variety of your medical and rehabilitation needs.


Dr. Elizabeth Koehle

Dr. Elizabeth Koehle (nee Hutchesson); a Chiropractor and Acupuncturist, is co-clinic director of Active Healthcare Centre. She attended the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto, where she obtained her Doctor of Chiropractic. Previous to that, Dr. Koehle graduated on the Dean's List with a B.M.Sc.(Hon) in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the University of Western Ontario. She is a CSIA certified ski instructor and has completed post-graduate training in Medical Acupuncture from McMaster University. She is also a certified Graston® practitioner. Dr. Koehle’s past experiences involve working with a healthcare team treating professional soccer players, including members of the Toronto Lynx Soccer Club. She worked at Sherbourne Health Centre providing chiropractic care to the diverse communities of South East Toronto and has had much experience treating motor vehicle accident patients and dealing with insurance claims.

Dr. Koehle was born and raised in Wasaga Beach, and is a graduate of Collingwood Collegiate Institute. She is active with the Rotary Club of Wasaga Beach, the Chamber of Commerce and the Wasaga Beach Women’s Business Association.

Dr. Koehle is a member in good standing with the College of Chiropractors of Ontario, the Ontario Chiropractic Association, the Canadian Chiropractic Association, and the Canadian Chiropractic Protective Association. Dr. Koehle is an examiner for the Canadian Chiropractic Examining Board

To contact Dr. Elizabeth Koehle : dr.ekoehle@activehealthcarecentre.com

Dr. James Koehle

Dr. James Koehle, a Chiropractor and Acupuncturist, is co-clinic director of Active Healthcare Centre in Wasaga Beach. Dr. Koehle attended the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, where he obtained his Doctor of Chiropractic. Previous to that, Dr. Koehle attended Brock University for Kinesiology. He has completed post-graduate training in Medical Acupuncture from McMaster University. Dr. Koehle has additional training in low-force Activator Methods Technique® and Thompson Technique. In addition he is a certified Graston Technique® practitioner and functional capacity evaluator. He has served on the medical team for the Ontario Winter Games and the Ontario Paralympic Championships. In addition, he has experience treating and working with members of the National Lacrosse League.

Dr. Koehle is a resident of Wasaga Beach, and actively involved in the community. He is a founding member of the Board of Directors of the South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre. In addition Dr. Koehle is the current president of the Wasaga Beach and Area Rotary Club and a member of the Canadian Ski Patrol.

Dr. Koehle is a member in good standing with the College of Chiropractors of Ontario, the Ontario Chiropractic Association, the Canadian Chiropractic Association, and the Canadian Chiropractic Protective Association. Dr. Koehle is an examiner for the Canadian Chiropractic Examining Board. 

To contact Dr. James Koehle: dr.jkoehle@activehealthcarecentre.com

Dr. Michael Miller

 Dr. Michael Miller was born and raised in the town of Midland, Ontario. Although Michael has wanted to become a Chiropractor since he was a child, his real interest in science and the human body began with an exercise science course completed in high school. As a prerequisite for entry into the Chiropractic program, Dr.Michael Miller began studying Humans Kinetics at the University of Guelph.  Michael was accepted into the Chiropractic program at Macquarie University, located in Sydney Australia.  It is here he completed his formal Chiropractic education, receiving an undergraduate degree in Chiropractic Science, a Masters of Chiropractic, and in turn his Doctorate of Chiropractic. As a graduate from Macquarie University, Dr. Michael Miller is trained in various Chiropractic techniques including: Diversified adjustments, Gonsead adjustments, Drop Table, Flexion Distraction, Myofascial Release Techniques, Trigger Point Therapy, Post Isometric Relaxation Techniques, as well as other forms of rehabilitative exercise and modalities. 

During his studies in Australia, Michael tutored at Dunmore Lang College where he instructed students in a variety of subjects including chiropractic technique, anatomy, physiology, pathology, differential diagnosis and biology. 

Dr. Michael Miller is registered with the College of Chiropractors of Ontario and is in good standing. Michael is also an active member of the Ontario Chiropractic Association and Canadian Chiropractic Association. Dr.Michael is currently accepting new patients and looks forward to helping you overcome any health challenges that you may have.

Justine Ball RMT

Justine Ball, a Registered Massage Therapist, graduated from the Massage Therapy program at Georgian College in 2012 with honours and is a member of the Ontario Massage Therapists Association. Justine is from New Lowell and is a graduate from Stayner Collegiate Institute.  She ran competitive sprints and hurdles throughout school, and now coaches a local high school team.

Justine has studied a variety of techniques and offers treatment for and including sports massage, pregnancy massage, myofascial release, musculoskeletal injuries, relaxation massage, tension headaches, and postural imbalances. She treats chronic pain patients, motor vehicle injuries, and can provide you with remedial exercise, including stretching and strengthening.


Sonja Schaper RMT

Sonja is a graduate of the Massage Therapy Program at Georgian College. She is from Coldwater and is the mother of four girls. 

As  a Registered Massage Therapist, and long-time fitness professional and enthusiast, she hopes to continue to positively influence people in finding their own “personal best” by developing favourable Interprofessional relationships for a complete and all-encompassing therapeutic plan of care and wellness. In addition to a wide variety of techniques, Sonja excells at sports massage and deep tissue massage. She uses a variety of stretching techniques in addition to myofascial release. 


Fiona Morton RMT

Fiona Morton graduated from the Massage Therapy program at Everest College, and is a member of the Ontario Massage Therapists Association. Fiona lives in Everett and is a Fitness Specialist with CanFitPro and teaches Spin classes in Alliston. She also volunteers as a Karate instructor.

Fiona has experience treating serious motor vehicle accident injuries and sports injuries. She is able to offer her clients a variety of techniques including but not limited to  relaxation massage, pregnancy massage and myofascial release. 


 Peter Satchelle RMT

Peter Satchelle became a Registered Massage Therapist after deciding to transition from a career in the Fire Service to a career in healthcare. He is a graduate of Everest College in Barrie, a member of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario and the Registered Massage Therapists Association of Ontario. Peter is from Thornbury and enjoys playing hockey and experimenting with gourmet cooking.

Peter is skilled in a wide variety of massage techniques including myofascial release, trigger-point release and joint mobilization. Peter’s understanding of the healing process is evident in his approach to treatment, helping patients get past healing plateaus and providing at-home exercises and activities to help keep the healing momentum going between treatments.


Dr. Ian Cole, ND

Dr. Ian Cole, ND provides his patients with a high level of care, treating acute and chronic disease, as well as promoting prevention through the principles holistic medicine and healthy living.

Dr. Ian Cole, ND studied at the University of Toronto before completing his doctor of Naturopathic Medicine at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine.  He is a member of the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors, the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors and is licensed under the Board of Directors of Drugless Therapy-Naturopathy.  

In addition to his general family practice, Dr. Cole, ND has completed additional training in the area of adjunctive cancer care.


Lorrie Good, RPN and Reflexologist

Lorrie has a long history in healthcare. Prior to beocming a Registered Reflexology Practitioner she worked for many years as a nurse.  She has worked in a variety of hospital and clinical settings including general medicine, cardiology, dermatology and internal medicine. She has taken many spa therapy courses in addition to her certfied reflexology training.  She also has training in German New Medicine and Body Talk Access.