Marcia-Lisa Dennis, Occupational Therapist

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Marcia-Lisa Dennis

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  • Occupational Therapist
Accepting new patients

Description

A rehabilitation professional since 1999 offering services to a varied clientele, she has struggled with personal experiences with her own brain-based disorders and this drives her to find interventions to help heal brains. Extensive experience in community home-care; Aboriginal mental health and addictions services; school pediatric interventions; programming in a correctional facility; worked with active military members suffering from PTSD, mild traumatic brain injuries, chronic pain. Offering workshops on cultural competency, Racism Rehab, and Brain Basics program.  Out of the box thinker.

Treatments & services

  • Developmental delays
  • Fine motor development
  • Gross motor
  • Home accessibility/safety assessment
  • Pediatric occupational therapy
  • Physical challenges (stroke, head injury)
  • Sensory processing, integration
  • Virtual visits

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French

Education

  • BScOT - McGill University
  • MScOT - Dalhousie University
  • OTD candidate - Boston University

Professional associations

  • COTNS
  • CAOT
Facility Information

Summary

Providing cutting edge brain (cognitive) rehab incorporating the principles of neuroplasticity to overcome problems with trauma, concussions, balance, gait, attention, executive function, migraines, chronic pain, anxiety, depression, sensory processing, light sensitivity, reading difficulties, etc.  All ages welcome. We offer Neurofeedback, Colorimetry, and the PoNS™ (short for Portable Neuromodulation Stimulator) which is an innovative medical device to improve balance and gait.

Services & supplies

  • Acupuncture
  • Cupping therapy
  • Developmental delays
  • Fine motor development
  • Gross motor
  • Home accessibility/safety assessment
  • Pediatric occupational therapy
  • Physical challenges (stroke, head injury)
  • Sensory processing, integration
  • Traditional chinese medicine
  • Virtual visits

Amenities

  • Close to public transit
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair accessible
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