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Tara Young

Occupational Therapist

BKin, MSc OT

Born and raised in Kitimat, Tara enjoys working with the team at Creative Therapy Consultants and serving the Terrace/Smithers area of Northern British Columbia. Tara obtained her Master of Occupational Therapy degree from the University of Alberta and her Bachelor of Kinesiology Degree from the University of Calgary. She has gained experience as an Occupational Therapist working both with pediatric and geriatric clients with a variety of conditions since graduating in 2015. Tara is passionate and driven in her goal to help all others overcome their barriers and work towards achieving a greater quality of life.



Areas of Service:

Terrace, Kitimat, Prince Rupert, Telkwa, Smithers and surrounding areas

Recent Professional Development:

  • 2020 Standard First Aid, CPR and AED

  • 2019 The Fundamentals of Exposure Therapy in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders

  • 2019 Vestibular Rehabilitation- Dizziness and Balance Rehab

  • 2018 Concussion Management – Level 1

  • 2018 Feeding and Swallowing Disorders in Infancy

  • 2018 Dr. Reggie Melrose: Self-Regulation Training: Overcoming the Effects of Stress and Trauma

  • 2018 Autism Workshop by David Worling

  • 2017 Mental Health First Aid

  • 2017 Pediatric Update Symposium

  • 2016 Introduction to the Assessment and Management of Eating, Drinking and Swallowing Disorders: A Clinical Approach – Access Therapists

  • 2016 Assessment and Management of Rheumatic Diseases – Mary Pack Arthritis Program

  • 2016 32nd International Seating Symposium

  • 2015 The Pressure Is On: A Practice Model for Occupational Therapists – Access Therapists

  • 2015 Dementiability Methods: The Montessori Way

  • 2015 PIECES

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