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About Us

Clearwater Physical Therapy is a locally owned private clinic operated by a registered Physical Therapist. The organization has its roots in the   Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo and has proudly served the public there for over 17 years.  Our centrally located clinic in Fort McMurray, AB., with a convenient location in Thickwood, serves the community with our great team of Physical Therapists and Massage Therapists. 


Our founder, Shellene Dirk, has followed her expansion dream to the Okanagan with a clinic in the heart of Vernon, BC. Our growing team of Physical Therapists and Massage Therapists are excited to serve the public and experience all that this great community has to offer. 


 We believe in the value of our employees and their contribution to the organization’s success. and are grateful for the old and new relationships we have created within our team, our clients and our community. Our clinic environments are purposefully open and inviting to facilitate the sense of belonging to our Clearwater group.  Family and friendship are very important to all of us and we strive to create that feeling of belonging for every client that trusts us with their health and wellness. At Clearwater Physical Therapy, we don't just treat your injury, we treat you. 



Core Values


Integrity- Acting with integrity in the relationships with our employees, our clients, our community and our professions.



Transparency- Operate with transparency by communicating internally and externally with honesty, respect and responsibility.


Respect- Respecting ourselves, our colleagues and our clients to facilitate a nurturing and positive environment for everyone to succeed   and have fun!


Courage: We are committed to being courageous to create the best environment and culture for our team and our clients.


Happiness: It’s important to us that you are happy. We strive to continuously engage with our team and our clients to foster happiness and a sense of general well-being.





CWPT Mission Statement


To empower our team and clients   to experience their best lives. Collaboration with our allied health professional network, referral sources and business colleagues contribute to our client focused model for optimum health and wellness.