Connect • Heal • Thrive

The Lifehouse is your destination in Hammonds Plains and Bedford for holistic family care, offering Chiropractic Care for all Ages, Registered Massage Therapy and BodyTalk.  

Photo of The Lifehouse building, which is a green heritage house on Hammonds Plains Road, Nova Scotia.

Do you believe that you were designed to thrive?
We do.

But we also know how many people face the challenge of being healthy, or raising healthy kids in today’s hectic world. How do you sift through all of the information to know what is truly best for your family? How do you ‘stack the deck’ to have healthy & robust immune systems, with fewer nights of lost sleep, less stress, and more times being able to enjoy quality time together with your loved ones?

At The Lifehouse, our approach is different.

We work with the natural healing abilities of the body to help each person reach his or her potential. Our focus is on supporting families through all life stages, including prenatal and infant care, as our greatest passion lies in working with pregnant women, babies and kids.

Is it enhanced sports performance you seek? Healthy immune systems? An easier and faster labour? Calmer babies and more focused kids? Fewer medications? Better sleep? More energy? More peace of mind? Or just a little hope that things can get better?

With over a decade of experience helping families and people of all ages create greater health, happiness and vitality – our vision is to create a community that is vibrant with life.

Meet Our Team

Dr. Amy Robinson

Family Chiropractor

Dr. Amy Robinson has a vision for a community that is vibrant with life, where each and every person realizes the amazing power they have within for abundant health and vitality.

Jessica Dempsey

Massage Therapist

Jessica is a graduate of the 2200 hr program of the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy.  As a loyal and emphatic therapist, she is passionate about helping clients reach their goals and succeed individually.

Some techniques include but are not limited to: deep trigger point release, myofascial release, soft joint manipulation and general Swedish massage.

Louise MacNeil

Massage Therapist

Louise is a graduate of the 2200 hour program at ICT Northumberland College.  As an empathetic therapist,  she has a knack for finding and tackling those troublesome areas using techniques such as, but not limited to:  trigger point release, acupressure, joint mobilizations, Suikodo, general Swedish and deep tissue massage.  Louise has a special interest in myofascial release and its connection with chronic pain.
She will listen to your needs and make sure to create a treatment plan that works for you to get you moving and feeling good.  Outside of work, you will find her keeping active by kickboxing, going for long hikes, or at home playing with her cats.

MEeT Louise  

Niki Jones

Reiki master

Niki first discovered Reiki in her mid-twenties when traditional methods fells short to resolve her personal experiences with trauma.  Reiki’s absolute profound healing effect was the stepping stone that lead Niki to share the renewing power of Reiki with others.  She has been practicing for 25 years and as a Reiki Master for 18 years.  Niki incorporates Chakra Balancing, crystal, sound, and visualization into her practice depending on the individual needs of the session.

Angie MacLean

Front Desk

Angie has a gift of making people smile and she thrives in a role where she can help others and spread positivity. She loves working in her community and is very excited by the opportunity to continue to serve it in such a beneficial way.

Kirstin MacLean

Front Desk

Kirstin thrives off of connection, loves interacting with people, and is passionate about health and wellness. She has dedicated the last decade to helping others in their fitness journeys and teaches several disciplines of fitness classes each week as a Group Fitness Instructor.

Our Services

Chiropractic Care

We use a variety of techniques to adjust the spine and remove interference to the nervous system, depending on age, size, and chiropractic findings.

Registered Massage Therapy

Our massage therapists have a wealth of knowledge and training and are comfortable working with all ages, including kids.


BodyTalk is expected to resume of Fall of 2022. BodyTalk works with and across every level of an individual to repair channels of communication, release stored emotions, and resolve false belief systems, all of which promotes improved health and overall wellness.


Reiki, universal life energy, is a powerful holistic therapy that restores balance to your energy flow to support healing, and promote optimal health.

Workshops and Events

See our current offerings here. We offer a variety of workshops and events throughout the year. You can also book Dr. Amy for speaking engagements and Vibrant Life Seminars.

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1387 Hammonds Plains Road

Hammonds Plains, NS

B4B 1P6 

Contact Us

Phone : (902) 446-4030

Email :

Our Hours

Find a time that works for you

Chiropractic Hours

2:15 pm – 6:00 pm
7:30 – 11:00 am & 2:15 -6:00 pm
7:30 – 11:00 am & 2:15 – 6:00 pm
9:00 am – 11:00 am

Select Saturdays: 9:00 am – 11:00am 

Reiki Hours

Select Fridays 3:45 pm – 6:00 pm

Massage Therapy Hours

 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
8:30 am – 6:45 pm
1:00 pm – 7:00 pm 
8:30 pm – 12:00 pm & 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
8:30 am – 6:00 pm

Select Saturdays: 9:00 am – 1:45 pm


BodyTalk Hours

BodyTalk is expected to resume in the Fall of 2022

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