Christine Karelsen


Professional Summary

After completing a Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology at the University of Western Ontario, Christine went on to complete her Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy at Queen’s University.   Following completion of her degree at Queen’s, Christine decided to stay and call Kingston her home. Her initial draw to Kingston was the beautiful downtown core.

Christine has experience working with different populations, including children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. She has an interest in cognitive rehabilitation and environmental modification in order to improve function.

Christine has a strong passion for helping people and providing individuals with the tools and resources to allow them to live a meaningful life.  She approaches her practice with a client-centered, holistic lens, working collaboratively with clients to understand what is important and meaningful to them.

She enjoys working as part of an interprofessional team to help better serve clients and believes that a client is more likely to reach his/her fullest potential through collaborative practice, with the client and stakeholders. 

Christine is a member in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario.


B.A. (Kin.), M.Sc. (OT), OT Reg. (Ont.)


  • Masters of Science – M.Sc. (OT)
    Queen's University, Kingston, ON (2015)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Kinesiology
    University of Western Ontario, Hamilton, ON (2013)