The most rewarding aspect of Lesley’s job is helping make a difference in her client’s quality of life.
Over the past 15 years Lesley has worked collaboratively with each and every one of her clients helping them find the tools and resources they need to achieve their goals all the while fostering a warm, empathetic, and supportive environment. Her training, experience, and passion lies in providing treatment to clients suffering from concussions, depression, anxiety, PTSD, cognitive impairment, chronic pain, chronic illness or injury; as well as those clients adjusting to a significant life change. Lesley approaches her practice using a client-centred holistic approach to care. Each treatment plan is individualized based on her clients’ needs and is focused on empowering her clients to overcome their physical, cognitive, motivational, or emotional barriers with practical solutions.
Prior to her career as an Occupational Therapist, Lesley was a competitive swimmer at Penn State University where she obtained her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology. She has settled back in Kingston, Ontario with her family. She establishes a balanced approach to life by engaging in an active lifestyle outside of work and prioritizing quality time with her family and friends.
Lesley is a Registered Occupational Therapist in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (COTO). She obtained her Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Toronto (2003).