Rhonda Johnston brings over 12 years of occupational therapy experience to our team of therapists. Her professional experience includes assessment and treatment of individuals suffering from acquired brain injury, stroke, mental illness, including depression and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), chronic pain, upper extremity motor impairments and Orthopaedic and musculoskeletal injuries. Rhonda has worked in senior occupational therapy roles in inpatient and outpatient community health centres in Ontario, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba including as an OT case coordinator for an Acquired Brain Injury Outreach Team, and as an OT in an Upper Extremity Rehabilitation Program.
Rhonda Johnston has worked extensively with individuals recovering from motor vehicle accidents, determining their needs for Attendant Care and other benefits eligible under Ontario’s Statutory Accident Benefit Schedule. She also works with Canada’s Veterans as they face physical and psychological impairments affecting their reintegration to civilian life. She performs Ergonomic Workstation Evaluations in both the private and public sector, providing necessary recommendations and education to enhance health and productivity in the workplace.
As an instructor with the Occupational Therapy Assistant diploma program at Everest College in Ottawa, ON, Rhonda Johnston was responsible for preparing, organizing and implementing lectures and assignments for the physical disabilities portion of this program. She has also completed specialized training in home adaptability design, and is certified to provide the Progressive Goal Attainment Program (PGAP). She is a member in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario.
CertificationsB.Sc. (OT), M.Sc. (Rehab), OT Reg. (Ont.)
Masters of Science – (Rehabilitation)Faculty of Medicine & Rehabilitation, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON (2008)
Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy (Honours)Faculty of Medicine & Rehabilitation, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON (2000)