Heather is a registered Occupational Therapist and together with Tracy Milner owns Complex Injury Rehab. She is a member in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario and a member of the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists. Heather has over sixteen years’ experience as an occupational therapist practicing with both adult and paediatric populations, working with individuals with a variety of neurological conditions, burns, amputations, complex orthopaedics conditions, chronic pain and various mental health challenges.
Heather is passionate about providing education on innovative and effective treatment for brain, spine and mental health conditions and building awareness of the important role of occupational therapy in this regard. This passion initially led to founding Complex Injury Rehab as a community-based treatment provider in 2008 and then to launching of the Complex Injury Rehab Brain, Spine and Mental Health Clinic in Pickering.
Heather and the entire CIR team use a holistic and client-centred approach to treatment that incorporates education, technology, skilled therapeutic intervention, and community engagement to aid clients in moving forward to achieve their goals.
Heather continues to practice as an occupational therapist with her in clinic practice now focused on concussion recovery and paediatrics. Heather also completes life care plans and is a Canadian Certified Life Care Planner.