BKin, MSc OT
Wendi received a Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics degree at the University of British Columbia Okanagan, prior to earning her Master’s of Occupational Therapy degree at the University of British Columbia. She has worked in private practice since obtaining her Occupational Therapy degree in 2015. She has gained extensive education and experience working with individuals with concussions/mild traumatic brain injuries, as well as those with musculoskeletal injuries, anxiety and depression. In addition to her work in the community, Wendi also provides Functional Capacity Evaluations and Cost of Future Care Assessments for clients with varying injuries and mental health concerns. Wendi brings a mindful, trauma-sensitive, and acceptance-based approach to her practice, as she is passionate about providing a safe space in which clients can work towards their goals in recovery. Prior to becoming an Occupational Therapist, Wendi worked in the health and fitness industry as a personal trainer, motivating clients to be their healthiest selves physically, mentally and emotionally; she continues to bring this same approach to her practice as an Occupational Therapist.
Areas of Service:
Kelowna, Penticton, Vernon and surrounding areas.
Recent Professional Development:
2020 Persistent Pain Certification Program, Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute
2019 Cognitive Rehabilitation for the Practicing Clinician, Matheson Program
2019 Cognitive Testing in Functional Rehabilitation Programs by Lydia Phillips
2018 Duty to Assist the Court Course by Lydia Phillips
2016 Matheson Functional Capacity Evaluation Program