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Ms. Jennifer (Read) MacDonald, B.Sc, M.OT

For the past 10 years Jennifer has worked in the area of occupational rehabilitation, with the last 8 years working exclusively in private practice. She works with the adult population facilitating discharge planning from hospital through to return to work. Although her focus has primarily been on traumatic brain injury and cognitive rehabilitation she also practices in the following areas:chronic pain, mental health (anxiety and depression), musculoskeletal and complex or mixed diagnoses.

"I find continual inspiration in this wisdom: You’re braver than you believe, stronger that you seem and smarter than you think"

Cognitive Rehabilitation

Functional Capacity Evaluations

Ergonomic Assessments

Exposure Therapy

Job Demands Analysis (physical and cognitive)

Life skills for depression and anxiety

Progressive Goal Attainment Program (PGAP)

Case Management

Qualifications

  • Master of Occupational Therapy- University of British Columbia
  • Bachelor of Science, Exercise Science- Syracuse University
  • Registrant - College of Occupational Therapists of BC (COTBC)
  • Member - Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT)
  • AMPS Certified Provider
  • PGAP Certified Provider
  • Pain BC Healthcare Practitioner (Occupational Therapist)
  • University of British Columbia Student Fieldwork Educator
  • BC Court expert witness for Occupational Therapy
  • Level C CPR, Standard First Aid and Automated External Defibrillation

Practice Areas

  • Ergonomic Assessments
  • Job Demands Analysis (physical and cognitive)
  • Return to Work Planning
  • Worksite Accommodations
  • Injury Prevention
  • Progressive Goal Attainment Program (PGAP)
  • Home Safety/Falls Prevention Assessment

  • Home Care
  • Activation
  • Wheelchair/Seating
  • Hospital Discharge Planning
  • Assessment of Motor and Process Skills (AMPS)
  • Case Management
  • Functional Capacity Evaluations

  • Exposure Therapy
  • Life skills for depression and anxiety
  • Transit assessments and training
  • Driving desensitization
  • Return to sport and leisure
  • Clients: Adult

Active. Goal-driven. Individualized.

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