Katelyn obtained her Bachelor of Applied Science in Child, Youth & Family Studies from the University of Guelph, and her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. Following the completion of her occupational therapy degree in 2016, Katelyn had the unique opportunity to work for the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT) where she was involved in a number of research and advocacy-based projects which she now uses to inform her clinical practice.
Katelyn has clinical experience working with clients of all ages in a wide variety of settings, including in hospitals, schools, and the community. Prior to joining the Modern OT team, Katelyn worked within the school system providing school-based occupational therapy services to students to address a wide range of physical, cognitive and sensory-based issues.
Katelyn considers herself a life-long learner and regularly participates in continuing education courses to enhance her knowledge and clinical skills. She has recently completed continuing education workshops related to: concussion management; occupational therapy and trauma; driver screening; and motivational interviewing for health care professionals. Katelyn is also a Progressive Goal Attainment Program (PGAP) provider.
In her free time, Katelyn enjoys reading, cooking, and staying active. She can often be found at Gatineau Park on weekends hiking or cycling.
CertificationsB.A.Sc. (CYF), MSc (OT)
Masters of Science, Occupational TherapyQueen's University, Kingston, Ontario (2016)
Bachelor of Applied Science in Child, Youth, and Family StudiesUniversity of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario (2014)