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Desiree Day

Occupational Therapist

Reg. OT (BC), MOT, BSc Psych

Desiree completed her post-secondary education in Manitoba, including a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Master of Occupational Therapy. After graduating as an Occupational Therapist, Desiree went on to work in government, non-profit, and private sectors. In various roles throughout her career, Desiree has been responsible for providing a wide range of clinical services, with extensive work in return-to-work planning. As an Occupational Therapist, she believes in looking through a holistic lens while taking a person-centered approach. Since moving to Kelowna in November 2017, Desiree continues to enjoy exploring everything her new city has to offer.



Areas of Service:

Armstrong, Enderby, Kelowna, Lake Country, Peachland, Penticton, Summerland, Vernon and West Kelowna

Recent Professional Development:

  • 2023 Introductory Motivational Interviewing, Change Talk Associates

  • 2023 Cognitive Rehabilitation for Occupational Therapists: Level 1, CAOT

  • 2023 CAOT Self-management Techniques for Chronic Pain

  • 2023 Foundations in Mental Health and Well-being, CAOT

  • 2023 Mental Health First Aid

  • 2022 MoCA Certification

  • 2022 Indigenous Canada, University of Alberta

  • 2021 Trauma Informed Care (Alberta Health Services)

  • 2020 Introduction to Gender-Based Analysis Plus (Government of Canada)

  • 2019 WorkSafe BC Conference

  • 2019 Practical Applications of Pain Science

  • 2018 Matheson Functional Capacity Evaluation Training Program

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