Our Team

Management

Tracy Milner, OT Reg. (Ont.)

President / Occupational Therapist

Tracy is a Registered Occupational Therapist in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario and a member of the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists (OSOT).  She has worked as an Occupational Therapist in the private sector for over fourteen years.  She has completed both her Master of Clinical Science degree in Occupational Therapy and Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Kinesiology at The University of Western Ontario.

She is experienced in occupational therapy assessment and treatment as well as case management of clients with severe or catastrophic injuries, such as traumatic brain injury, multiple trauma, complex orthopedic, psychological impairments, and spinal cord injury.   She works with both adults and children. She is a PGAP certified clinician. She is experienced in the preparation of Life Care Plans.

She is a member of the OSOT Auto Sector Committee and Attendant Care Task Force and sits on the Board for the Ontario Rehab Alliance.  Her leadership experience has included Supervisor of OT Services at a large disability management company and Managing Director of Dynamic Rehabilitation. She acquired the Ontario business of Dynamic Rehabilitation in June 2008 and founded Complex Injury Rehab Inc. with Heather Condello.

Heather Condello, OT Reg. (Ont.)

VP of Operations / Occupational Therapist

Heather is a registered Occupational Therapist in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario and a member of the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists.  She has completed a Master of Clinical Science degree in Occupational Therapy and a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. 

Heather has over fourteen years’ experience as an Occupational Therapist having spent the majority of her career as a community based therapist working within the auto insurance sector; however, also spending time practicing in outpatient burns, amputations and complex orthopedics and working with neurologically impaired clients including the prescription of assistive technology for such clients.

She is currently the Vice President of Operations and a practicing Occupational Therapist with Complex Injury Rehab, living in Durham Region and practicing throughout Durham region, the Greater Toronto Area, and Peterborough counties.  Her current practice includes occupational therapy in home assessment (including assessment of attendant care needs, home safety assessments, and comprehensive physical, cognitive and psychosocial assessments), discharge planning assessments, case management and occupational therapy treatment for clients with a brain injury, spinal cord injury, burns, amputations, chronic pain and orthopedic injuries.  Heather has a special interest in paediatrics.  She also completes life care plan reports and is a Canadian Certified Life Care Planner.

Lisa Iliadis, OT Reg. (Ont.)

Clinical Services Manager / Occupational Therapist

Lisa is a Registered Occupational Therapist in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario. She has over fifteen years of experience and has provided expert testimony. Lisa is a Professional Associate with McMaster University`s School of Rehabilitation Science. In her practice, Lisa has worked with client’s recovering from acquired brain injury, orthopaedic injuries, burns, amputations and other complex multi-system injuries. She has performed in-home assessments to identify functional limitations and care needs arising from physical, cognitive, perceptual and psychological impairments. She has provided occupational therapy treatment in hospital, home, school, work, retirement homes and in the community at large. Lisa is a certified provider of the Progressive Goal Attainment Program (PGAP) and a graduate of psychology. She is positioned to address adjustment difficulties, depression, anxiety and other emotional factors that impact recovery. Lisa practices in both English and French.

Shannon Orr, OT Reg. (Ont.)

Clinical Supervisor Barrie and North / Occupational Therapist

Shannon is a qualified Occupational Therapist licensed to practice in Ontario and is registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (COTO). She graduated from University of Toronto with a Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy. In addition, she holds a Bachelor of Science in Therapeutic Recreation from Dalhousie University. She is a member of the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists. Shannon has over ten years’ experience working as an Occupational Therapist.  She practices in Barrie and surrounding areas.

Shannon is experienced in comprehensive functional evaluations of individuals who are experiencing difficulties performing their essential tasks of daily living due to illness and/or injury. Her current practice includes occupational therapy in home assessment (including assessment of attendant care needs, home safety assessments, and comprehensive physical, cognitive and psychosocial assessments), discharge planning, and occupational therapy treatment for client with brain injury, spinal cord injury, chronic pain, orthopaedic injuries and various psychological diagnoses.  Shannon also has additional training in brain injury, hand therapy, microcurrent point stimulation, comprehensive functional cognitive assessment, and functional capacity evaluations.  She is an ADP Authorizer for Seating and Mobility.

Clinical Team

Nisanne Tarek, OT Reg. (Ont.)

Occupational Therapist

Nisanne is a Registered Occupational Therapist in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists and a member of the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists. She has completed her Master of Clinical Science degree in Occupational Therapy at the University of Toronto and Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at Queen’s University.

Nisanne has over ten years of experience working as an Occupational Therapist including extensive experience with adults and older adults with neurological impairments in inpatient, outpatient, and community settings, and has a strong interest in working with the pediatric population.

Nisanne provides occupational therapy services to clients in Toronto and surrounding areas.  Her current practice includes occupational therapy in home assessment (including assessment of attendant care needs, home safety assessments, and comprehensive physical, cognitive and psychosocial assessments), discharge planning assessments and occupational therapy treatment for clients with a brain injury, spinal cord injury, other neurological conditions, chronic pain and orthopedic injuries.  She also has experience in seating and mobility devices and is an ADP Authorizer. Nisanne is NDT trained, is a BrainFx 360 Administrator and has completed training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Handwriting Without Tears Pre-K Readiness and Writing and K-5 Handwriting, as well as Sensory Processing and Self-Regulation with the pediatric population.

Sylvia Haycock, OT Reg. (Ont.)

Occupational Therapist

Sylvia is a Registered Occupational Therapist in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario. She graduated from Queens University with an Honours Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy. In addition, she holds an Honours Bachelor in Human Kinetics from the University of Windsor.

Sylvia has over ten years’ experience working as an Occupational Therapist with extensive experience working with clients with neurological conditions. She is experienced in functional evaluations of individuals who are experiencing difficulties performing their essential tasks of daily living due to illness and/or injury. She has over six years of experience working in the auto insurance sector completing comprehensive occupational therapy assessments focusing on functional, cognitive, psychosocial and emotional aspects of injury. She is experienced in brain injury assessment and rehabilitation both in the community and a hospital setting. Sylvia is experienced in complex seating and is an ADP Authorizer for Seating and Mobility Products. She is NDT trained and has her Bobath Certification. She is trained in functional muscle electrical stimulation, including Myndmove. Areas of practice include head injury, spinal cord injury, orthopaedics, and working with clients with psychosocial impairments. Sylvia is currently practicing as an Occupational Therapist with Complex Injury Rehab Inc. and provides services to clients in the Greater Toronto Area.

Michelle Jacob, OT Reg. (Ont.)

Occupational Therapist

Michelle holds a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Queen’s University.  She is a Registered Occupational Therapist in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario. Michelle practices in English, Hindi, and Malayalam.  Michelle practices in the east end of Toronto and Durham Region.

In her practice, Michelle has worked in hospital and community settings. She has provided occupational therapy assessment and treatment within the Ontario auto insurance sector to clients with acquired brain injury, orthopaedic, musculoskeletal injuries and pain conditions.  She has worked with children and adults alike to enhance functioning through the provision of compensatory strategies, cognitive remediation, and education.  She is also versed in hand therapy including static and dynamic splinting.

Michelle has NDT training and is a certified provider of the Progressive Goal Attainment Program (PGAP). She is positioned to provide functional restoration programming to address pain, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorders.

Helen Leimonis, OT Reg. (Ont.)

Occupational Therapist

Helen is a Registered Occupational Therapist in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists and a member of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists. Helen has over nine years of experience working as an Occupational Therapist including extensive experience with orthopaedic and musculoskeletal impairments, chronic pain, and acquired brain injury in community settings.  She has experience working with both adults and children.

She is experienced in conducting comprehensive In-Home Assessments, Assessment of Attendant Care Needs, Functional Abilities Evaluations, Ergonomic/ Work-Site Assessments, and Cognitive and Physical Demands Analyses. Helen has undergone extensive training in the field of Acquired Brain Injury through the Ontario Brain Injury Association and Brock University. Additionally, she is certified in CogMed, Progressive Goal Attainment, AMPS, Irlen Screening, and in providing Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. Helen has completed the AMA Guides to Impairment Rating, 4th Edition and has completed the Canadian Certified Life Care Planner Pre-Certification Program through the University of Florida.

Helen is currently practicing as an Occupational Therapist with Complex Injury Rehab Inc. and provides services to clients in York and Durham Regions and north Toronto. Her current practice includes occupational therapy in-home assessment (including assessment of attendant care needs, home safety assessments, and physical, cognitive and psychosocial assessments), discharge planning assessments, and occupational therapy for clients with a brain injury, musculoskeletal and/or orthopaedic injury, and chronic pain.

Bani Ahuja, OT Reg. (Ont.)

Occupational Therapist

Bani is a qualified occupational therapist, registered with the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists and the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario. She graduated from McMaster University in 2010 with a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy and from the University of Toronto in 2008 with an Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Health Studies and Psychology. She has experience with assessment and treatment of individuals with physical, cognitive, and psychiatric disorders.

She has worked with children and adults alike to enhance functioning through the provision of compensatory strategies, cognitive remediation, and education. She is also versed in medical-legal assessments, brain injury, and pediatrics (including Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Processing Disorder and other learning disorders). She regularly attends courses, seminars and conferences to update her skills and expertise in assessment, rehabilitation and therapeutic intervention. Bani is trained in the Progressive Goal Attainment Program (PGAP) intervention, AMA Guides to Impairment Rating, 4th Edition, Handwriting Without Tears, and is a certified by BrainFx Administrator (CBA). She is a Canadian Certified Life Care Planner. She holds faculty appointment at the School of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science at the University of Toronto. Bani practices in English, French, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Gujarati and Arabic.

Richard Chui, OT Reg. (Ont.)

Occupational Therapist

Richard is a Registered Occupational Therapist in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists and a member of the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists. Richard is currently a practicing Occupational Therapist with Complex Injury Rehab in the Greater Toronto Area. He practices in both English and Cantonese.

Richard is experienced in comprehensive assessment that incorporates physical, functional cognitive and psycho-social assessment. He has additional training in Goal Management Training for Executive functions, PGAP, Microcurrent Point Stimulation (pain management modality), Orthotics, and BrainFx 360 assessment. He is an ADP Authorizer for Seating and Mobility.

Richard’s current practice includes occupational therapy in home assessment (including assessment of attendant care needs, home safety assessments, and comprehensive physical, cognitive and psychosocial assessments) and discharge planning assessments. He utilizes concepts from his training in the PGAP program in working with clients with psychosocial impairments. Richard administers the BrainFx assessment with clients with mild to moderate traumatic brain injury and develops recommendations for treatment using results from this comprehensive assessment. He is experienced in the prescription of assistive equipment including working with a variety of populations post-discharge to manage equipment and assistance needs. He also has experience in ergonomic assessment and with return to work programs for adults with a variety of diagnoses.

Chantal Doerig, OT Reg. (Ont.)

Occupational Therapist

Chantal is an Occupational Therapist, registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario. She graduated from Dalhousie University in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy, and from Dalhousie University in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology. Chantal practices in the west end of Toronto, Mississauga, Oakville, Brampton, Milton and surrounding areas.

In her practice, Chantal has worked in the auto insurance sector since 2006, providing home and community-based occupational therapy in the areas of traumatic brain injury, orthopaedic and musculoskeletal injuries. She has also provided occupational therapy services in the field of mental health, geriatric medicine and neurological conditions in hospital and rehabilitation based settings. She is fluent in English and French.

Jenna Hunt, OT Reg. (Ont.)

Occupational Therapist

Jenna is a qualified Occupational Therapist licensed to practice in Ontario and registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (COTO). She holds a Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy from University of Alberta as well as a Bachelor of Science in Immunology and Infection. She has been working as an occupational therapist since 2010. Jenna practices in the Barrie area.

Jenna has experience working in long term care and community settings. She is experienced with safety assessments and home modifications as well as provision of mobility devices. She has performed a variety of cognitive assessments and implemented treatment plans to maximize functional performance and safety within the home. She has worked as a case manager coordinating treatments and services to ensure best possible outcomes for clients.

Meghan Scherer, OT Reg. (Ont.)

Occupational Therapist

Meghan is a Registered Occupational Therapist in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario. She graduated from the University of Toronto with a Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy. In addition, she holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from York University, as well as a Rehabilitation Services Certificate from York-Seneca college.

Meghan has spent the majority of her career as an Occupational Therapist working within the hospital setting providing assessment and treatment to patients recovering from neurological events/injury, orthopaedic injuries, cardiac events, amputations and other medical diagnoses. She has extensive experience completing functional and cognitive assessments to identify care needs and factors limiting individual’s ability to return to pre-functional roles and activities. Her graduate research project focused on the relationship between sleep, depression and traumatic brain injury in Ontario workers. She went on to publish her research in the journal of sleep disorders and presented on this topic at several national conferences. She has additional training in upper extremity treatment and positioning following stroke. Meghan is practicing as an Occupational Therapist with Complex Injury Rehab Inc. and provides services to clients in Barrie and surrounding area.

Ayushi Dhingra, OT Reg. (Ont.)

Occupational Therapist

Ayushi is a Registered Occupational Therapist in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists, and a member of the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists. She completed her Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy at McMaster University. Ayushi practices within the Greater Toronto Area and Durham Region.

She has provided occupational therapy services for children, adults, and older adults with acute and chronic illnesses, such as orthopaedic injuries, musculoskeletal conditions, cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injuries, and mental health conditions. She has completed various courses including OBIA Level 1 ABI training, NDT Upper Extremity training, Assisted Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST), Mental Health First Aid, and Gentle Persuasive Approaches in Dementia Care. Ayushi provides occupational therapy services in English, Hindi, and French.

Michelle Stinson, OT Reg. (Ont.)

Occupational Therapist

Michelle is a registered Occupational Therapist in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario and a member of the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists. She has completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy and a Masters of Education degree.

Michelle has over 15 years of experience as an Occupational Therapist and has worked in both the hospital, community and auto sectors. She also has extensive experience in seating and mobility prescription, home and vehicle modifications and in home assessments.

She is currently practicing part-time as an Occupational Therapist with Complex Injury Rehab providing services within the Greater Toronto Area. Her current practice includes occupational therapy in home assessment (including assessment of attendant care needs, home safety assessments, and comprehensive physical, cognitive and psychosocial assessments), discharge and return to work planning assessments and occupational therapy treatment for clients with acquired brain injury, spinal cord injury, chronic pain, amputations, burns and orthopedic injuries. Michelle is also an ADP Authorizer for seating and mobility aids.

Maha Wakim, OT Reg. (Ont.)

Occupational Therapist

Maha Wakim is a registered occupational therapist within Ontario. She is a member of the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario and of the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists. She completed her undergraduate Bachelors degree of Science in Psychology and Linguistics at the University of Toronto and also holds a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Queen’s University.

Maha provides occupational therapy services in the Barrie area. She has extensive experience working with clients from the pediatric population on motor, cognitive, functional, and psycho-social development. She also has experience in a community mental health setting, therefore she is well versed with the cognitive and psychosocial aspects of recovery. Maha believes that empathy and kindness should be the driving forces in any interaction. She practices in English, Arabic, and French. Her ultimate professional goal is to remain client-centered, evidence-based, and focused on function, independence promotion, and meaningful occupational engagement.

Nicole Galeotalanza B.Sc., R.Kin, CCLCP

Canadian Certified Life Care Planner

Nicole is a Certified Life Care Planner, practicing case management working with individuals who have suffered traumatic injuries. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science, Athletic Therapy from Concordia University in Montreal 2001. Nicole is a member of the Ontario Kinesiology Association, College of Kinesiologists of Ontario and the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals.

Nicole maintains an active case management practice, managing rehabilitation services for individuals with various catastrophic impairments including, but not limited to, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Chronic Pain, Psychiatric Disorders and Amputation for both children and adults. She completes Life Care Plans with Complex Injury Rehab.

Kylie Averell

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Kylie is an Occupational Therapy Assistant providing support to individuals who have suffered complex / catastrophic injuries. She graduated from Georgian College Occupational Therapist Assistant/Physiotherapist Assistant Program in 2014, and her experience ranges from acute to chronic care in the hospital and long term care settings.

Kylie currently provides community based therapy support services for clients with complex orthopaedic injuries, spinal cord injury and/or acquired brain injury in Barrie and surrounding areas.

Corey Hafner, BA (Hons), MScPT

Physiotherapist

Corey Hafner graduated from Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh, Scotland with a Masters in Physical Therapy, after completing a Specialized Honours degree in Kinesiology at the University of Western Ontario. She is also a member of the Ontario Physiotherapy Association in good standing.

Corey has had the opportunity to work in a number of rehabilitation settings, including inpatient neurorehabilitation, cardiorespiratory, ICU, as well as outpatient musculoskeletal facilities. She has gained invaluable experience working with a variety of populations and knows that care must be tailored to each patient and their condition.

Corey has a passion for helping people, while empowering them to contribute to their own health. She takes time to find the root of a person’s problem and cooperatively with them creates a personalized treatment plan to address their immediate concerns and prevent relapses. Once their conditions have been rehabilitated, Corey helps her patients realize their full potential and improve their quality of life through exercise.

Corey believes that continuing education is a crucial component in order to stay in touch with the latest literature and research to provide the best care. In clinical practice, her treatment philosophy includes an evidence-based approach that involves comprehensive assessment, hands on manual therapy, modalities, exercise prescription and patient education to help patients achieve optimal outcomes.

When not in clinical practice, Corey enjoys an active lifestyle, running and weight training.

Jennifer Silva, OT Reg. (Ont)

Occupational Therapist

Jennifer Silva is an Occupational Therapist under Registration No. G0405986 and a member of good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario. She has completed a clinical Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy and an Honours Bachelor degree in Psychology. Ms. Silva has over twelve years of experience working as an Occupational Therapist with adults and older adults with physical and neurological impairments.

Ms. Silva is currently practicing as an Occupational Therapist with Complex Injury Rehab and provides services to clients in Toronto and surrounding areas. Her current practice includes occupational therapy in home assessment (including assessment of attendant care needs, home safety assessments, and comprehensive physical, cognitive, and psychosocial assessments), discharge planning assessments, and occupational therapy treatment for clients with a brain injury, spinal cord injury, other neurological impairments, chronic pain, and orthopaedic injuries. She is also an ADP authorizer and has over eleven years of experience in seating and mobility, including prescription of walkers, wheelchairs, and power mobility devices.

Our Support Team

Angie Catenaro - Administrator

Tara Wood - Clinical Admin Assistant

Shannon Jules – Clinical Admin Assistant

Aileen Ginn - Admin Assistant

Back to top