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Meet the Allied Therapy team!

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Stephanie has extensive experience working with vulnerable populations. She enjoys working with Autistic clients, anyone using Alternative and/or Augmentative Communication, and clients with complex needs. Stephanie is a Certified Speech-Language Pathologist with Professional Interest in Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), Clinical education, and Leadership. 

 

Stephanie is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Stephanie is fluent in English and French​. 

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Klaudia studied and worked in England prior to moving back to her beloved Nova Scotia. She has experience working within clinical environments, mainstream schools and special educational settings. 

 

Klaudia is thrilled to join the team as the office manager while she prepares for her exam to be eligible to practice in Nova Scotia. 

Klaudia is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Klaudia is fluent in Polish and English​. 

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Janet is an Occupational Therapist. She obtained her degree from Glasgow Caledonian University in Scotland.  Janet has a passion for supporting  clients and their families to meet therapy goals. She has particular interest and experience in mental health. Janet lives in Halifax with her active dog, Twiggy, who keeps her busy with hikes and runs! 

Janet is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Cailey is a licensed and certified Speech-Language Pathologist. Cailey always knew she wanted to pursue a career where she could work with, advocate for, and help children every day. Cailey strives to create a safe, supportive and fun environment for therapy, always putting the client and family first. Her main areas of interest include supporting early language development and treating speech-sound disorders. 

Cailey is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Corey is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst. She has worked in the field of behaviour for the last 10 years, working with a diverse population, ranging in support needs and age ranges such as group homes, public schools, post-secondary, independent living, and employment.. She adopts a person-directed and neurodivergent affirming lens into her practice as she is eager to support individuals in living the life they want to live by increasing their quality of life. Outside of work, Corey loves spending time with her family and friends, and exploring new places to eat!

Corey is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Emma completed her Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy after an undergraduate degree in Medical Sciences, both from Dalhousie University. Emma draws from trauma-informed and neurodivergent affirming practices to support her clients of all ages. She is passionate about mental health awareness, supporting 2SLGBTQIA+ clients, and community accessibility. Emma enjoys spending time exploring new places and trying new food, being creative, and going on walks with her puppy Leo.

 

Emma is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Abby (she/they) is a queer Speech-Language Pathologist and actor based in K’Jipuktuk (Halifax). She has over a decade of training and experience as a professional actor and uses her performance background to create holistic services. Abby is passionate about inclusive communication and compassion-centred care. They prioritize providing a safe and supportive environment for exploring authentic self-expression. Abby has particular interest in voice modification and has received additional training in gender-affirming voice services. When they're not hosting living room concerts for their cat or attempting to make people laugh, Abby is dreaming about adopting all sorts of animals - but mostly chickens.

Abby is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Bengisu is a certified Occupational Therapist from McGill University. She brings a unique dimension to her practice as a Children’s Yoga teacher, enriching her approach with holistic insights. She has experience working with different age groups across different environments such as early childhood centers, school, private clinics, homes, and virtual care platforms. 

 

Bengisu is committed to creating a safe space for her clients to build self-awareness, recognize their strengths and enhance their overall quality of life by enabling client-centered experiences. Her therapeutic toolkit includes sensory processing, trauma informed care, neurodivergent affirming, and mindfulness-based cognitive approaches. Her profound understanding of the connection between complex behaviour and emotional regulation adds a valuable dimension to addressing the emotional and social aspects of daily living.

 

Outside of her professional endeavors, Bengisu finds joy in pursuits like photography, painting, reading, yoga, and mindfulness.

 

Bengisu is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Bengisu is fluent in English, French, and Turkish.

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Rachel is an Occupational Therapist with Allied Therapy based in Truro. She completed her Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy at Dalhousie University. Rachel strives to create a welcoming and safe environment for clients and their families. Outside of work, Rachel enjoys hiking, reading and skating!

Rachel is based in Truro and New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.

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Hannah is a speech-language pathologist with Allied Therapy who completed her masters at Dalhousie University. Hannah has a love for assisting children with complex communication needs and their families. She's all about family-centered care. Hannah has special interests in Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC), infant feeding, and early language development within special populations.  

 

Hannah is based out of Truro, Nova Scotia

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Abby Lowry is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst. Ensuring support meets the individual where they are at is vital to Abby's approach.  When not working, Abby can be found hiking, reading books with her two cats curled around her, or attempting to cook edible food.

Abby is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Lori is Dalhousie University-trained and registered with the College of Physiotherapy in Nova Scotia.  Early in her physiotherapy career, her rural practice in B.C. focused on all aspects of pediatric physiotherapy, functional family-centred rehabilitation and community care.   Lori is a certified infant massage instructor and international trainer (IAIM®/WINC®) and is certified in Neonatal Touch and Massage (NTMC-TC).  Lori is also a dynamic community educator delivering workshops on the importance of early relationships, connection and environment in fostering sensory and movement skills. 

Lori is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Aisha is a Speech-Language Pathologist based in Kjipuktuk (Halifax, NS). Aisha is dedicated to empowering her clients by increasing functional communication skills. She operates from a client-centered approach and seeks to normalize neurodiversity. Her gender-affirming voice services focus on finding a voice that is authentic to each individual client. She uses a trauma-informed and empathetic therapy framework that honours the humanity of every client above all else.

Aisha is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Aisha is fluent in English, French, and spoken Urdu

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Amanda is an Occupational Therapist with Allied Therapy. She completed her Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy at Dalhousie University. Amanda strives to create a welcoming and safe environment for clients and their families. In her free time, Amanda enjoys going for walks, crocheting, and curling. 

Amanda is based in Truro, Nova Scotia.

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Morgan is an Occupational Therapist with Allied Therapy. She completed her Masters from Dalhousie University.

 

She is passionate about mental health and paediatrics with a focus on client-centred care.

 

Outside of work, Morgan enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going on bike rides, exploring new trails/waterfalls, and trying new restaurants.

Morgan is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Marie has undergraduate and graduate degrees in Occupational Therapy from the Philippines and New York University, respectively. She is a registered Occupational Therapist in Nova Scotia, the Philippines, and in the United States. She has years of experience working with neurodivergent children. She is passionate about creating fun learning opportunities for children in various areas.

Marie is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Marie is fluent in English and Filipino/Tagalog.

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Katie is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist from Newfoundland and Labrador. She has experience with clients of all ages, from children with developmental speech and language disorders to adults recovering from neurological conditions. She is dedicated to fostering an inclusive atmosphere where clients of all backgrounds, abilities, and communication styles feel valued and respected. She is passionate about providing client-centered care that helps individuals meet their functional communication goals. Outside of work, Katie enjoys having themed potlucks, being near animals, and crocheting. 

Katie is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Krystal is a certified Board Certified Behaviour Analyst.   

 

Krystal adopts a person-directed and neurodivergent affirming lens into her practice as she is eager to support individuals in living the life they want to live by increasing their quality of life. Outside of work, Krystal loves spending time with her family and friends, and exploring new places to hike.

Krystal is based in Digby, Nova Scotia.

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Amy is an Occupational Therapist with Allied Therapy, based in Halifax, NS. She was born and

raised in Newfoundland, and obtained her Master’s degree in Scotland, where she then worked

at the Royal Hospital for Children providing occupational therapy services for children and

youth with a broad range of difficulties and medical diagnoses.

 

Amy has many years of experience working with children in both her professional and personal

life and has a passion for supporting clients and their families with overcoming barriers to

reaching their full potential. Amy’s practice revolves around family-centred and trauma-

informed care, and her aim is to provide a safe, supportive, and fun environment for her clients.

Outside of Allied Therapy, you can find Amy outside running or walking her dog, Murphy; or just

about anywhere that offers a cup of tea and a sweet!

Amy is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Alysha is a bilingual (English and French) Board Certified Behaviour Analyst. She has worked in the field of Applied Behaviour Analysis over the last 9 years and possesses a wide range of experience providing services to clients with various support needs and age ranges. Alysha ensures compassionate, individualized treatment to all of her clients. The part she enjoys most about her work is building strong therapeutic connections with her clients and celebrating their successes alongside them. 

 

When not working, Alysha can be found spending time on her farm with her horses.

Alysha is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Alysha is fluent in French and English.

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Lynn has her Masters Degree in Speech therapy from a University in Lebanon. She has experience working in different settings, including: private clinics, schools and nurseries. 

 

Lynn provides therapy to the pediatric population. Her areas of special interest are in prevention, early childhood intervention, autism, fluency, literacy skills and cognitive skills. 

 

Lynn offers services in Arabic, French and English. 

 

Lynn is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Lynn is fluent in French, Arabic, and English.

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Jenna completed her Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology at Dalhousie University. She is dedicated to improving access to speech and language services across rural Nova Scotia. Through her practice, Jenna aims to embrace neurodiversity by facilitating and advocating for the styles and methods of communication that are most authentic and functional to her clients and their loved ones. Speech articulation, early language development, and literacy, as well as neurogenic communication changes associated with traumatic brain injury, stroke, and dementia are just a few areas of Jenna’s clinical interests! 

Jenna is based in Truro and New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.

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Hilary is an Occupational Therapist with Allied Therapy. She completed her master’s degree in Glasgow, Scotland following a Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics at St. Francis Xavier University.

 

Hilary is passionate about supporting children and their family to be able to participate in their meaningful occupations. Outside of work, Hilary enjoys going for walks, spending time with friends and family, and travelling. 

 

Hilary is based in Truro, Nova Scotia.

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Kellina is an Occupational Therapist based in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. Kellina completed her master's degree at Dalhousie University.

Kellina believes in client-centred care and strives to create a welcoming and safe environment for clients and their families.

 

In her free time, Kellina enjoys going for walks with her dog Jack-a golden doodle that doesn't know how to bark!     

Kellina is based in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. 

Where you'll find us

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Interested in joining our team? See current opportunities here

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