Christina obtained her Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Science from the University of Guelph, where she developed a strong interest in learning about the complexities of the human body in the Advanced Study in Human Anatomy Research & Outreach Program. She then earned her Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Queen’s University in Kingston.
Throughout her education, Christina gained experience providing client-centered care in hospital, outpatient, and community settings to adults with diverse neurological, orthopedic, mental health, and medical conditions. In her previous occupational therapy role, Christina assessed and treated individuals in the community with a focus on optimizing safety, independence, and wellness in their home environment.
Christina seizes every opportunity to grow her skills and knowledge. She has completed several continuing education workshops, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Occupational Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing for Healthcare Professionals. Christina believes in a holistic practice approach which promotes and facilitates resiliency, health, and wellness. She strives to lead by example by setting her own personal goals, prioritizing her values of health and well-being, and continuously exploring the occupations that give her life meaning so that others may be motivated to do the same.
In her spare time, Christina loves to go on long walks, listen to podcasts, and spend time with family and friends. She enjoys being active, especially dancing and taking fitness classes at her local gym.