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Heather Hackett

Occupational Therapist


Heather has a background in Kinesiology and received her Master’s of Occupational Therapy from the University of Alberta. Heather has experience working in acute care, long-term care, and community settings. Heather has experience in both rural and urban settings. With a client-centred approach, Heather is passionate about working with people and supporting their goals. Heather was born and raised in the Kootenays and is happy to be back working with her home communities.


Castlegar and Virtual

Areas of Service:

West Kootenay and Boundary areas, including but not limited to: Castlegar, Christina Lake, Creston, Grand Forks, Kaslo, Nakusp, Nelson, New Denver, Revelstoke, Rossland, Salmo, Trail, and virtual services offered

Recent Professional Development:

  • 2023 Self Management Strategies to Enhance Function Post Concussion, Concussion Rehab Works Inc.

  • 2023 Mental Health First Aid

  • 2023 Joint Committee Member OH&S Regulation E-LEarning

  • 2023 New Joint Committee Members-JHSC Committee Evaluations and Assessing Training Needs Seminar

  • 2023 New Joint Committee Members-JHSC Inspections and Investigations Seminar

  • 2023 New Joint Committee Members-JHSC Right to Refuse, Consultataion & Making Recommendations Seminar

  • 2023 New Joint Committee Members-JHSC Rules of Procedure and Meetings Seminar

  • 2023 Basic Accelerated Resolution Therapy

  • 2022 Prolonged Exposure Therapy for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Certificate

  • 2022 Introduction to Motivational Interviewing

  • 2021 Occupational First Aid Level 1

  • 2021 Pain Foundations for Allied Health

  • 2021 Concussion Management Workshop Levels 1 & 2  

  • 2021 Certified Office Ergonomic Evaluator

  • 2021 CPR AED (C)

  • 2020 ISFL Wound Course 

  • 2020 Wound Webinar Series using XSensor Technology

  • 2019 Non-violent Crisis Intervention

  • 2019 Introduction to NDT/ Bobath Course Completion

  • 2019 Alpha FIM Certification

  • 2018 It’s Your Move-Safe Client Handling Certificate

  • 2017 Engaging Vulnerable Populations

  • 2017 Trauma-Informed Care

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