OT Reg. (Ont.)
Barri is an occupational therapist who holds a Master of Science degree in occupational therapy from Queen’s University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Promotion from Dalhousie University. She is licensed by the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario and the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy in the United States. She also holds membership with the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists.
Barri has worked with children in community, private practice, and school settings and was most recently with the York Region District School Board where she supported students with physical disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, developmental delays, Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD), and fine and gross motor skill development as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
Barri is a certified proficient DIRFloortime provider. She prides herself on using a fun, family-centered and evidence informed approach to enhance her client’s skills and independence through play and help them in achieving their goals.
DIRFloortime Certificate of Proficiency, Introduction to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for Children & Adolescents, Beyond Behaviours: Effective Neuroscience-based Tools to Transform Childhood Behaviours, 3 Steps to Improving Interoception: An Evidence Based Approach, Sensory Processing and Sensory Based Interventions for Children, The Learn Play Thrive Approach to Autism, Childhood Autism Spectrum Disorder: Best Occupational Therapy Practice, Developmental Coordination Disorder: Applying Current Evidence to Practice, Handwriting Without Tears (Pre-K & K- Grade 5).
Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Self-Regulation, Fine and Gross Motor Skill development, Parent Support.