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Wendi Wright

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 to clients with varying needs. She has been designated as an Expert Witness in the Supreme Court of British Columbia in the areas of Occupational Therapy, Functional Capacity Evaluations and Cost of Future Care Assessments. 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.

Office:

Kelowna

Areas of Service:

Kelowna, Penticton, Vernon and surrounding areas

Recent Professional Development:

  • 2020  Persistent Pain Certification Program, Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute

  • 2020 Suicide Prevention: Building a Safety Plan, Mental Health Commission of Canada

  • 2020 Concussion Awareness Training Tool for Medical Professionals

  • 2020 Mental Health First Aid - First Nations, Mental Health Commission of Canada

  • 2020 Vestibular Rehabilitation: Vestibular Disorders

  • 2020 Insider Secrets to Wound Care, Wound Care Education Institute

  • 2019  Cognitive Rehabilitation for the Practicing Clinician, Matheson Program

  • 2019  Cognitive Testing in Functional Rehabilitation Programs by Lydia Phillips

  • 2019 Exposure Therapy

  • 2019 Seating Workshop, Permobil

  • 2018 Duty to Assist the Court Course by Lydia Phillips

  • 2018 Chronic Pain Education Workshop

  • 2018 Integrating Cognitive Behavioral Therapy into Your Occupational Practice

  • 2017 Home Modifications: Foundations for Practice Part I and Part II

  • 2017 An Occupational Approach to Cognitive Rehabilitation

  • 2016 Matheson Functional Capacity Evaluation Program

  • 2016 Concussion Management Workshop Level 1

  • 2015 Trauma Informed Practice