About Holly

Holly Carnegie Letcher graduated from Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada with a BSc.(OT) in Occupational Therapy. She has been working as a registered Occupational Therapist since 1993. Holly has hospital experience in Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Chronic, Palliative and Dementia Care. She spent 7 years focused on Community Based Psychosocial Rehabilitation at the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Programme in Hamilton On. Hope, compassion and empowerment continue to be key principles that guide her on a daily basis. Holly began her private practice Sacred Circles, Healing Hands, in Ontario and her practice has now evolved into Oceanside Pathways 2 Wellness-Holistic Health Services. She presently sees clients at her Qualicum Commons office in Qualicum Beach on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.

Holly and wooden labyrinth photo (2)

Holly works with clients of all ages, individually and in groups, using a holistic approach to manage emotional and physical pain, stress & trauma, promoting optimal function in daily life. She brings a neuro-bio-psycho-spiritual approach to assessment and treatment. Holly also studies energy medicine and energy psychology, integrating modalities within her OT scope of practice.

Holly provides home and community visits. She facilitates a University of Victoria/Stanford University Chronic Pain Self- Management Program, as well as her own Self-Care group: Pain relief, stress relief, mindfulness and fun!  Labyrinth Health & Wellness Workshops are available for all ages, locally and internationally.

One of Holly’s passions is building Labyrinths with communities in order to promote healthy environments, connection, empowerment and meaningful activity. Holly includes other holistic healing modalities such as Reiki, Emotional Freedom Technique ©, Therapeutic sound & movement, Laughter Yoga and collaboration with an Equine Facilitated Healing Centre. Holly is a life-long learner with many tools to help you fill your toolbox of recovery and resilience. Holly recognizes the significant importance of trust and safety in a therapeutic relationship. She also teaches skills that support healthy relationships and compassionate communication styles for improved connection, peace, satisfaction and enjoyment of daily life.

Artist: Suzy Sebeslav
Artist: Suzy Sebeslav

Wishing you Peace, Joy, Health, and Healing on your Path

To learn more about Occupational Therapy

To learn more about Reiki

To learn more about Nonviolent Communication/ Compassionate communication

To learn more about Emotional Freedom Technique © (EFT)

To learn more about Laughter Yoga

To learn more about Pain Management :
Chronic Pain Self-Management Program and other free self-management support programs (eg. Diabetes, Cancer, Chronic Conditions)

To learn more about Mental Health Resources
Mental Health Commission of Canada