Sarah Murphy-Burke

Sarah Murphy-Burke - Modern OT

Professional Summary

Sarah graduated with an Honours Bachelor’s degree in Health Studies from the University of Queen’s in 2017. She has a passion for working with and supporting individuals of all ages and abilities, which began on the water where she coached canoe and kayak skills to individuals with physical and intellectual disabilities. Sarah has worked with individuals of varying abilities for 10 years and her experiences includes supporting individuals to access a variety of services in the community, navigating funding and insurance with clients, and working within a multi-disciplinary team. Sarah works to ensure the client’s physical, social, and emotional well-being are examined and a comprehensive plan is developed.

Sarah has strong organization skills and works collaboratively with clients, their families, and multi-disciplinary teams. Sarah has completed Shared Decision-Making training and will continue her education in the coming years. She has worked with individuals with a broad spectrum of disabilities and focuses on using a person-centered approach.

Sarah enjoys spending time with family and friends outside of work. She enjoys paddle boarding with her dog in the summer and skiing in the winter. In the summer, she has the privilege of volunteering with individuals who have physical disabilities as they develop their recreational and competitive paddling skills. She also likes to design and create crafts.



BA Hons (HSc)


  • Honours Bachelor of Health Studies
    University of Queens, Kingston, ON (2017)