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Maren Kristensen

Maren pulls from 10 years experience as a practising clinician, in both British Columbia and Alberta. Maren has a passion for working with clients recovering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Adjustment Disorder. She also has experience in working with clients living with Chronic Pain, Anxiety, Concussion/Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Musculoskeletal/Orthopaedic Injuries, Dementia, and Mixed Diagnoses. Maren is also experienced in Return to Work Planning. Maren was born and raised on the North Shore, but has lived in Toronto, Calgary and Bucharest, Romania.  She is a passionate OT with an artsy undergraduate degree in Classical Studies and Art History.  Maren also loves travelling and camping

"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does." - William James

PTSD

Home Safety

Return to Work Planning

Life Skills for Depression and Anxiety

Exposure Therapy

Activation

Ergonomic Assessments

Injury Prevention

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts (UBC)
  • Master of Occupational Therapy (UBC)
  • Registrant - College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC)
  • Member - Canadian Association of Occupational Therapy (CAOT)
  • Matheson Functional Capacity Evaluation Certification Program completion
  • Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE), Workwell trained provider

Practice Areas

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

  • Home Care
  • Activation
  • Hospital Discharge Planning
  • Case Management
  • Functional Capacity Evaluations
  • Exposure Therapy

  • Life skills for depression and anxiety
  • Driving desensitization
  • Return to sport and leisure
  • Wheelchair/seating
  • Clients: Adult
  • Clients: Older Adult

Active. Goal-driven. Individualized.

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