Erika brings to the Kingston area over 10 years of experience of Occupational Therapy in the community setting. The majority of her experience has been in assessing the client’s functional limitations in their activities of daily living and making recommendations to facilitate independence with assistive devices and/or education. Treatment is provided to individuals with chronic pain, depression, anxiety, PTSD, traumatic brain injury and musculoskeletal/orthopedic injuries.
Working primarily in community-based rehabilitation, Erika has worked with individuals recovering from motor vehicle accidents including assessing for benefits and facilitating a return to activities of daily living and return to work. Erika has also worked in other health care environments including Veterans Affairs Canada and the Community Care Access Centre. This has provided her with a good understanding of these systems and as such, resources available to her clients.
Erika has trained in office ergonomics, return to work planning and job site analyses. She is also certified in the Progressive Goal Attainment Program (PGAP). Erika can offer services both in English and in French.
Erika is a member in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists in Ontario (COTO), the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT), and the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists (OSOT).
Erika lives in Kingston with her family.