I am an occupational therapist in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario and a member of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists and the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists. My services include consultation, assessment, and therapy for children, adolescents, and adults who identify as neurodiverse or disabled and experience barriers to participation in meaningful activity. I can provide services in English and simple French either virtually or in-person, including in the community.
I received my Masters in Occupational Therapy in 2017 and my Bachelor of Science in Cognitive Science and Psychology from the University of Toronto in 2013. I completed additional non-degree studies in psychology with a focus on research in autism and gender. I have worked in several settings in the community in Toronto and the GTA, including in vision loss, brain injury, mental health and with neurodiverse individuals. My ongoing professional education includes coursework in anxiety, cognitive-behavioral therapy, brief coaching, and brain injury.
I am a registered Occupational therapist with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario. I provide assessment, consultation, and intervention to children of all ages, particularly in the areas of fine motor/printing and sensory processing/emotional regulation. I love working with children and am passionate about maintaining a strengths-based and play-based approach. I also have lived-experience as the sibling of an individual with autism, and care deeply about promoting inclusivity and connecting with families.
I completed my Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy at the University of Toronto in 2021. I additionally hold a Bachelor of Health Sciences from Western University and a Master’s of Arts in Critical Disability Studies from York University. I have worked with children in a variety of settings for over 10 years. I also have taught children how to ride bicycles since 2012! I additionally have worked with children with special needs as an integration coordinator for Extend-a-Family and at the Geneva Centre for Autism in both respite services and as a social skills facilitator, teaching social skills programming to children with autism.
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