MSc OT, BHK
Laura obtained her Master of Occupational Therapy degree from the University of Alberta. With a background in Kinesiology, Laura was drawn to Occupational Therapy for the holistic perspective it takes when addressing individuals and their health-related concerns. She has experience working with adults of all ages in a variety of rehabilitative and community settings; she feels passionately about her professional growth and continued education. Laura enjoys the dynamic nature of Occupational Therapy, and the creativity it requires to find unique ways to enable individuals to gain independence and enrich their quality of life.
Areas of Service:
East and West Kootenays, and Boundary area.
Including, but not limited to: Castlegar, Cranbrook, Creston, Elk Ford, Golden, Grand Forks, Invermere, Rossland, Salmo, Sparwood, Trail, and virtual services offered.
Recent Professional Development:
2022 Em"power"ing Your Client: How to Add Fun and Function Through Power Mobility, CAOT
2021 Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Windward Health Centre
2021 Working Effectively With Indigenous Peoples, Indigenous Corporae Training Inc.
2020 Anxiety, Assertiveness, Exposure Therapy Training
2020 Standard First Aide and CPR and AED
2020 Pain BC - Gentle Movement and Relaxation Course
2020 CAOT Bringing Together Life and Ongoing Rehabilitation after Traumatic Brain Injury
2020 CAOT Return-To-Work Case Management
2020 Wheelchair Seating Assessment: The Mat Assessment
2020 Seating and Positioning for the Geriatric Client
2020 Home Modifications: Foundations for Practice Part 1
2020 Cognitive Assistive Technology: Who and How?
2020 Concussion Awareness Training Tool - Medical Professional Course
2020 CAOT Hand Therapy
2020 Sensory Enhanced Yoga for Depression, Anxiety, and PTSD
2019 Concussion Management Workshop Level 1
2019 MAC Mental Health and Return to Work
2019 Motivational Interviewing
2019 Shannon Maguire Concussion Works
2019 CAMS-HP Power mobility and Vehicle Modification (NEMEDA)
2018 Sexual Health for Persons With Disabilities
2017 Motivational Interviewing
2017 Trauma-Informed Care
2017 Mental Health Recovery Conference
2017 Rehabilitative Medicine Work Readiness
2017 Shelley Moore Inclusive Education