OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT
Catherine is working as an Occupational Therapy Assistant at Symbiosis Pediatric Therapy at our Abbotsford and Chilliwack Clinics. She had completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology in 2019 and Health and Human Services certificate from the University of the Fraser Valley in 2014 and is a member in good standing with the BC Association of Kinesiologists (BCAK).
Catherine had experience working as an At-Risk Youth Worker providing care to adolescents in a daycare center prior to working with children. She was responsible for maintaining their safety, ensuring their daily routines were met, administering medicines, and managing their disruptive behaviors such as aggressive physical and/or emotional outbursts. Prior to joining Symbiosis, Cathy worked at a Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic in Abbotsford as a Kinesiologist and Physiotherapy Assistant where she provided care to clients by executing the rehabilitation plans.
Catherine shows her passion while working with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum disorder and other challenges. She makes functional activities very enjoyable for the children. She is a team player and enjoys helping others in any way that she can, and uses her creativity to do so in all her therapy sessions in the clinic. She demonstrates her ability to foster engagement with children and their families and exhibit strong interpersonal skills and dedication to contributing to a supportive team environment.