Staff

Sumanta Das
Director/Board Certified Behavior Analyst/Occupational Therapist
Sumanta is one of the co-founders of Symbiosis Pediatric Therapy. He currently oversees the clinical
Shalini Das
Director/Board Certified Behavior Analyst/Occupational Therapist
Shalini is one of the co-founders of Symbiosis Pediatric Therapy. Shalini currently oversees the clinical and administrative
Kristine Balisacan
Assistant Director Of Clinical Services/Occupational Therapist
Kristine is the Assistant Director of Clinical Services as well as the Occupational Therapy Clinical Lead for Symbiosis -Surrey, Delta and Burnaby clinics.
Shawn Chuang
Occupational Therapist
Shawn had completed her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy in Taiwan and graduated in 2009. He has experience working
Nina Heins
Occupational Therapist
Nina brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team, having worked in a range of Occupational Therapy settings in both pediatrics and the adult population
Rahilla Waheed Bhat
Occupational Therapist
Rahilla completed her Master of Occupational Therapy in 2008 after graduating with her Bachelors
Aarti Davina Pereira
Occupational Therapist
Aarti has completed her Masters degree in Pediatric Occupational Therapy from the University at Buffalo
Leanne
HUMAN RESOURCE (HR) MANAGER
Leanne is responsible for providing administrative and operational support to ensure proper functioning of Symbiosis Clinics.
Simerjeet Dhillon (Simer)
Occupational Therapist
Simer completed her Master of Occupational Therapy program at Bond University, Australia. She had the opportunity
Jennifer Lei
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST
Jennifer graduated with her Master of Science (Occupational Therapy) from the McMaster University in 2015 after completing
Jennifer Chen
Occupational Therapist
Jennifer completed her Masters degree in Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MScOT), from the
Jesjiven Pannu
SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST
Jesjiven graduated with her Masters in Speech and Language Therapy from the University City of London after
Jessica Breakwell
SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PATHLOGIST
Jess is a Registered Speech-Language Pathologist from the CSHHPBC (College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC). She completed her Bachelor of Speech Language Pathology
Ericka Rancourt
CLINIC MANAGER
Ericka has joined Symbiosis and manages the Surrey clinic's day-to-day activities including scheduling appointments,
Matthew Cochrane
SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST
Matthew is passionate about the Speech Pathology profession and believes in
Katie Critchfield
CLINIC MANAGER
Katie has joined Symbiosis to provide her support and ensure that our families and customers receive
Billie Diane Smith (Diane)
CLINIC COORDINATOR
Sukh brings administrative experience in a variety of office settings and proficiency in
Candice Payne
SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST
Candice completed her BSc Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Cape Town prior to
Magdalene Grace Isaac (Maggie)
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Maggie graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy in 2013. She has experience working as
Michelle Nightingale
SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST
Michelle completed her Master of Science in Speech from the University of Southwestern Louisiana – Los Angeles, CA in 1996 after completing her
Fasina Suneer
SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST
Fasina completed her graduation in Audiology And Speech Language and her Master’s In healthcare leadership Speech Language Pathologist
Aimy Eldhose
SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST
Aimy is working as Speech and Language Therapy Assistant and acknowledges
Jobitha K J
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Jobitha completed her Bachelor of Occupational Therapy in 2016 from India. She is currently in
Lori McAra
BEHAVIOR INTERVENTIONIST
Lori had worked with children within different programs of ages ranging from 3-12 years old
Anum Chaudhry
THERAPY ASSISTANT/BEHAVIOR INTERVENTIONIST
Anum completed her Bachelor’s degree in Criminology & Minor In Counselling
Fatima Aiyub
SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY ASSISTANT
Fathima is working towards her Bachelor’s in Psychology from Kwantlen Polytechnical University and expected to graduate
Danica Brown
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Danica completed her Bachelor of Science (BSc.) from the University of the Fraser Valley with Biology Major with a
Maria Suzeth B. Sanares
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Maria has completed her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from Philippines in 2000.
Shanta
SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY ASSISTANT
Shanta completed her Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant (SLPA) Program from Grant MacEwan University, Edmonton, Alberta after completing
Elizabeth Hudson (Liz)
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
Elizabeth is the Clinical Supervisor for our team of Behavior Consultants for the Surrey, Delta, and Burnaby locations.
Shashi Das
CLINIC COORDINATOR
Shashi has completed her Master of Business Administration from the University Canada West which specializes in
Amanda Marandola
CLINIC COORDINATOR
Amanda joined Symbiosis to provide her support and ensure that our families and customers
Rupinder Chowhan (Rupi)
CLINIC COORDINATOR
Rupi is responsible for providing excellence in family services in our Symbiosis-Abbotsford clinic while
Megan Brynelson
BEHAVIOR INTERVENTIONIST
Megan Joined Symbiosis- Chilliwack in April 2021.Her approach focuses on teaching functional skills that are
Rosie (Rose) Martins
THERAPY ASSISTANT/BEHAVIOR INTERVENTIONIST
Mauli has completed her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Communications from the University of the Fraser Valley
Rupa Chakraborty
THERAPY ASSISTANT/BEHAVIOR INTERVENTIONIST
Rupa graduated with a Master's degree in Anthropology after completing her Bachelor's degree in 1998.
Jocelyn Danielsen
BEHAVIOR INTERVENTIONIST
Joselyn has over 11 years of experience working with individuals who have neurological exceptionalities (Autism,
Amol Sekhon
BEHAVIOR INTERVENTIONIST
Amol is working as a Behavior Interventionist at Symbiosis Pediatric Therapy. She has
Ahlam Alhasan
THERAPY ASSISTANT/BEHAVIOR INTERVENTIONIST
Krysia completed her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from the University of the Fraser Valley.
Alyza Rotoni
THERAPY ASSISTANT/BEHAVIOR INTERVENTIONIST
Alyza graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Santo Tomas
Gabrielle Winterhalt
THERAPY ASSISTANT/BEHAVIOR INTERVENTIONIST
Gabrielle graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelors in Cell and Developmental Biology. She worked as
Kristy Musumeche
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
Kristy is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst(BCBA) and  has experience working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Jenn Bui
THERAPY ASSISTANT/BEHAVIOR INTERVENTIONIST
Over the last three years, Jenn has worked as a behavior interventionist (BI) with children ages three to seven, alongside multiple BCBAs, BCaBAs, and SLPs.
Michelle Wong
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
Michelle has completed her Bachelor of Science Degree at UBC and is currently enrolled in her Masters of Professional Education
Sandra Mai Ho
Behavior Consultant
Mai has completed her Master of Professional Education – ABA from University of Western Ontario after completing her Bachelor of Science from
Jessica Sheffield
Therapy Assistant/ Behavior Interventionist
Jessica joined Symbiosis as Occupational Therapy Assistant/Behavior Interventionist after completing her
Sneha Sanap-Pol
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Sneha has been in the field of Occupational Therapy since 2009. She completed her Masters in Occupational Therapy
Tommy Kim
Behavior Consultant
Tommy started his career working with children in 2007 during his studies at Simon Fraser University. He has since
Aishwarya Shete
THERAPY ASSISTANT/BEHAVIOR INTERVENTIONIST
Aishwarya is working as a Behavior Interventionist at our Delta clinic. She completed her Bachelor of Arts
Stayzia Santini
THERAPY ASSISTANT/BEHAVIOR INTERVENTIONIST
RUIJIE(Rosie) JIANG
Behavior Consultant
Ruijie (Rosie) is currently enrolled in Master of Arts - MA, Behavior Analysis Practice  from the Florida Institute of
Cindy Zhang
Behavior Consultant
Cindy completed her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Simon Fraser University and currently enrolled for her Graduate study
Lillian Chen
Behavior Consultant
Lillian completed her Bachelor of Arts, Major in Psychology from the Simon Fraser University (SFU). She is currently
Sandeep Gill
Behavior Consultant
Sandeep completed her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, BC
Tamara C. Mello
Behavior Consultant
Tamara completed her BA Honors in Psychology in 2007 and is currently taking her
Brianna Wood
SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST
NOT ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS!! Brianna has been practicing as a Speech-Language Pathologist since 2010. She worked at Semiahmoo Speech Services in Surrey for 5 years