HEALTH PROFESSIONALS - Many disciplines, one philosphy.
Julia Armstrong, Registered PT
Julia Armstrong, Registered Physiotherapist graduated from the Mohawk/McMaster Physiotherapy Program in 1979 and obtained her B.H.Sc.(PT) in 1982. She has worked in a variety of positions at Parkwood Hosptial and St. Marys Memorial Hospital. In July 1996, St. Marys Community Rehabilitation was opened offering physiotherapy in a community setting. Julia continues as Director of the business and practicing physiotherapist. Her areas of special interest include neuro rehabilitation, workplace injuries and acupuncture, including body, scalp and auricular.
Marloes Aitcheson, Rehabilitation Therapist and Office Manager, returns to the clinic having worked here from 2000 - 2010. From 2010 to 2017, Marloes raised her family and obtained her teachers degree , complimenting her Kinesiology degree. Marloes is now permanently working as Office Administrator. With her background of kinesiology and teaching she also works as a Rehabilitation Therapist and is available for private tutoring sessions and as a Rehab Therapist. Marloes enjoys a wide variety of team sports and is active in her community organizing soccer teams and fund raising events.
Patti Hill, Reg. PT
Patti Hill, Registered Physiotherapist joins us on a permanent basis two days a week, after providing vacation coverage over the last five years. Patti graduated from the University of Western Ontario where she obtained her Honours B.Sc. (PT) She enjoys singing and song writing and has produced CD's show casing these skills. She enjoys golfing personally and has completed her "Fit for Golf" series. She has worked in the school system providing physiotherapy services to school age children. We welcome Patti to the clinic on a more permanent basis
Susan Hrovat, Registered Social Worker
Susan has extensive clinical experience in rehabilitative healthcare, disability management and trauma recovery. She is able to deliver services to individuals, families and groups who have experienced trauma, grief/loss, depression, anxiety, post traumatic stress and chronic pain. Her strengths include psycho-social assessments, goal identification, individualized service planning, advocacy and coordination of resources within diverse populations and age groups. Sue obtained her Masters degree in Social Work from Wilfred Laurier University and a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from University of Western Ontario She is a Certified EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing) therapist and has completed several training courses in CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) client centred and solution focused strategies as well as Mindfulness approaches. Her experience includes traumatic brain injury, complex orthopedic and spinal cord injury.
Evan Ravn, Registered Massage Therapist
Evan studied at Fanshawe College in Pre-Health Sciences and Massage Therapy. Evan has worked in various community outreach programs providing education on stretching and strengthening, this along with his previous positions as a team trainer, lifeguard, ski patrol and referee have provided for many opportunities to gain experience in health and wellness.