Team Biographies:

Our people are among the most talented in the industry. It would be our pleasure to put our extensive experience to work for you! All of our therapists are registered, licensed and able to direct bill for your insurance!

Denise Bechtloff:  OWNER AND OPERATOR OF  QUEEN OF MEAN.

Denise is the proud founder of Alternative Touch Therapeutics (est 1998). Denise has been a full time, registered massage therapist for 20 years, Esthetician for 14 years and permanent makeup tattoo artist for the past 11 years. Her journey started as an interior decorator and although fun, was not a fulfilling career. Life lead her to massage therapy and after completing a year at Grant McEwan and another at The Edmonton College of Massage, a new found love for helping heal others was formed! Denise has always continued to upgrade her education and attends yearly massage conferences. 

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Eryn Mclennan: Proud to be the Manager and Much Much More ....

Eryn graduated in 2015 with her advanced massage therapy certification. Along with her full time studies for massage therapy, she achieved her certification in Orthopedic Massage from the Institute of Pain Management in Richmund, Texas. She has also completed her certification for Neuromuscular Therapy from the University of California and teacher assists for the Orthopedic courses in her spare time.  

Eryn is a great therapist who's calm demeanor radiates throughout her treatments. She has amazing skill at assessing, evaluating and correcting both chronic and acute conditions. Eryn's treatments are not excessively deep tissue but a combination of both gentle manipulations, to targeting pinpoint areas for deep muscle release.  

Heather Dickson:

Heather is a 2010 graduate from the Advanced Massage Therapy program at CDI College, and has spent the last 8 years working in a physiotherapy clinic, which has given her a treatment based style of massage as well as experience in treating a wide range of different conditions; from injuries sustained during motor vehicle collisions (such as whiplash) to repetitive strain injuries (such as tendonitis). In order to better treat her patients Heather has continued to grow and expand her knowledge, taking courses in Lymphatic Drainage; which reduces swelling, while improving the immune system, Myofascial Cupping; which reduces fascial restrictions allowing for improved range of motion, and most recently a TMJ course which expanded on her knowledge of intra oral massage, a technique used to help relieve headaches along with pain and stiffness in the neck and jaw. Heather enjoys personalizing each massage to match the treatment goals of her patients and believes that when combined with a healthy lifestyle massage helps to promote well-being and reduce stress.  


Brette Pidsadny: 

Brette is a 2016 graduate of the Grant McEwan massage therapy program AND A 2020 Graduate of  Acupuncture from Grant McEwan. Brette is now offering Combo treatments with Massage and Acupuncture in 1 appointment Give us a call to find out more about this. 

Brette is a very positive, happy and easy going therapist that loves to give the best possible treatment! She is great at assessing your needs and her session preference is not a full body deep tissue but provides a firm massage with some deep tissue in those stubborn areas! 

Sydney Park: 

Sydney is a 2017 graduate of the Makami massage therapy program and is able to direct bill for insurance purposes!

Her treatments tend to be on the firm to deep side! 

Elyssa Speers :

Elyssa is a 2019 graduate of Advanced Massage Therapy 3000 hr Program.  

She understands that any recovery from Injury, Illness or even Stress all takes time and the healing process is Different for everyone. Elyssa works to tailor her clients needs as well as support their recovery process with a therapeutic hand all while creating a relaxing claiming space.  Elyssa enjoys using different modalities like Cupping , Trigger Point Therapy as well as stretching and strengthening . By the end of the treatment Elyssa like to leave her clients feeling refreshed, rejuvenated and more aware in their quest to obtain better health.



Samantha Swenson:

Samantha Is a 2019 Graduate of the MH Vicors School of Massage Therapy. 

She strives to provide Relaxation and Pain relief through a combination of therapeutic treatments and guided self-care, Add in her positive attitude and perky out look and you are sure to have a Great Massage



Meghan Perry:


Meghan graduated in 2003 from the Kine Concept Institute Maritime in Fredericton New Brunswick, receiving her diploma in Massage therapy. She specializes in therapeutic deep tissue techniques, spinal cord injuries, pre & post natal massage and Kinesio taping. Megan has a passion for health and fitness, and is committed to helping her clients build and maintain healthy balanced life while receiving optimum care and help to prevent injuries.




Angie Cunningham:



Angie is a 2013 graduate of CDI college 2200hr Advanced Massage Therapy Program. She is very passionate about assisting her clients to hit their overall wellness goals. She enjoys helping Mother-to-be to relax and unwind from the hard days of pregnancy. 

She love a challenging Case or Injury, and to help her clients feel the relief from muscle tension in a therapeutic, Deep tissue treatment.




Chelsea Roth, Acupuncturist :

Chelsea is a 2015 Grant MacEwan in Acupuncture and is Registered with the College and Association of Acupuncturists. Her Goal is to help clients achieve their best health and wellness through tailored treatments and support of their health goals.



AS WELL, ALL THERAPISTS and ACUPUNCTURISTS ARE CERTIFIED IN:

First aid, CPR & Ethics every second year as per ALL association requirements & are Registered.