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Melissa Arksey, BScHK, MScOT

Melissa earned her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Western Ontario. Melissa has enjoyed working with individuals all across the lifespan, with experience in pediatrics, community practice, as well as in hospital, and long term care settings. Melissa takes pride her role working alongside her clients, supporting them to reach their goals and return to the things that matter to them! Melissa has helped clients with musculoskeletal/ orthopaedic injuries, mental health concerns (anxiety/ depression), and those with mixed diagnoses. In her spare time, Melissa enjoys exploring the great outdoors (hiking, camping, swimming, canoeing/ kayaking, and gardening).

"Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness” –Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Injury Prevention

Home Safety/Falls Prevention Assessment

Home Care

Activation

Wheelchair/Seating

Case Management

Life skills for depression and anxiety

Return to sport and leisure

Qualifications

  • Master of Science in Occupational Therapy – University of Western Ontario
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics – University of Guelph

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
  • Wheelchair/Seating
  • Hospital Discharge Planning
  • Case Management
  • Exposure Therapy

  • Life skills for depression and anxiety
  • Transit assessments and training
  • Return to sport and leisure
  • Clients: Youth
  • Clients: Adult
  • Clients: Older Adult

Active. Goal-driven. Individualized.

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