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Adam Nishi

Type: Occupational Therapists

Adam graduated with his Bachelor of Kinesiology degree from the University of British Columbia in 2017. During this time, he worked with adults with traumatic brain injuries, as well as with children with neurodevelopmental conditions. He returned to the University of British Columbia to complete his Master of Occupational Therapy degree in 2019, where he gained clinical experience in a variety of settings, including: outpatient neurological rehabilitation, community mental health, vocational rehabilitation, acute care, and long-term care.

Adam finds inspiration from getting to know his clients and seeing them achieve their personal goals in their recovery.

Adam’s personal interests include playing hockey, supporting his favourite sports teams, guitar, and travelling.

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Amanda Richmond

Type: Occupational Therapists

JR Rehab Training and Quality Assurance Coordinator

Amanda grew up in Cambridge, UK and moved to BC in 2006.  She studied Occupational Therapy at Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK, and specializes in acquired brain injuries and orthopaedics.  She keeps active in her spare time throughout the year by training for triathlons.

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Amanda Richmond

Gurinder Dosanjh

Type: Rehab Assistants & Kinesiologists

Gurinder graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor in Kinesiology in 2015. He joined the JR Rehab team in February 2016. He enjoys all aspects of rehabilitation varying form gym based programs to aqua therapy. He enjoys prescribing and directing specific exercise programs in the pursuit of helping a client reach their goals. He believes in constantly learning and bettering himself so aspires to learn about new treatment methods and philosophies to further aide his clients. Some of his interests include playing sports, hiking, jogging and reading.

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Janna Young

Type: Occupational Therapists

Janna completed her degree in Occupational Therapy at the University of British Columbia in 2004. Janna has worked in a variety of health care settings, including long term care, acute inpatient services and community based services. Throughout her career, Janna has worked and volunteered as an OT internationally. Most recently, Janna has specialized in the area of Mental Health and is passionate about collaborating with clients in their recovery journey. Outside of work, Janna enjoys running, swimming, hiking and spending time with her husband and children.

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Klaus Figueiredo

Type: Rehab Assistants & Kinesiologists

Klaus graduated with a Bachelor degree in Kinesiology from the University of the Fraser Valley in 2017. He joined the JR rehab team in February 2018. While attending UFV Klaus was also a varsity athlete with the Men’s Basketball Team. During his degree he was involved with the Stroke Recovery Group of Abbotsford as a volunteer and also spent time observing physiotherapy practice. Through school and his experiences, Klaus learned the power of exercise for recovery and maintaining physical health but also for developing important motor pathways that promote cognition. Klaus believes that with a proficient rehabilitation plan, not only can people recover from injury but also prevent injury by training mechanical function and cognition as it relates to exercise. Although Klaus enjoys playing basketball in his spare time, since he spent so many years participating in post secondary athletics, he now enjoys spending time with his friends doing various activities like hiking, snowboarding and also taking time to relax, preferably with a movie on the TV screen.

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Lisa Chandra

Type: Physiotherapists

Lisa  received her Master of Science in Physical Therapy at the University of Alberta  after obtaining her Bachelor of Kinesiology from Simon Fraser University. In addition, Lisa has certificates in acupuncture, nutrition, manual therapy, and spinal manipulation. This combination of specialties and skills  in human physical functions and health gave Lisa a solid background that guarantees high quality of service and support.

Before joining JR team, Lisa has been practicing for nine years in several large physiotherapy clinics. Her experience includes In her spare time,  Lisa enjoys travelling, hiking, running and yoga/Pilates/gyrotonics.

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Manprit Sanghera

Type: Occupational Therapists

Manprit’s rehabilitation experience includes Acute Medical, Rehabilitation, Med-Legal, Return-to-work planning. She is interested in  Education-Based Assistive Technology, Chronic Pain Management, Vocational Rehabilitation

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Sangeeta Dhariwal

Type: Occupational Therapists

Sangeeta completed a Masters of Science in OT at the University of Alberta and has been practicing in the community since.  She has worked in both a return to work setting as well as in a long term care facility. Sangeeta has  a special interest in mental health and recovery, and also really enjoy working with clients who are learning to live and cope with chronic pain.  She is dedicated to professional development and continuing to be a life long learner and has had the opportunity to take courses in chronic pain management as well as attend a few Pain conferences. Sangeeta is passionate about making a difference in the lives of others and helping them regain meaning back into their every day lives through occupations.  She is dedicated to working with each individual client and establishing goals and a treatment plan that best suits their respective needs.  In her spare time Sangeeta enjoys cooking, reading, traveling, the outdoors and spending time with family and friends.

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Winni Chou

Type: Occupational Therapists

Winni completed her Bachelor of Psychology and Master of Occupational Therapy at the University of British Columbia. She joined the JR Team in September 2017 and strives to utilize OT skills of enablement to ethically serve the community in the development of independent, meaningful, and functional living.

Winni has experience with mental health and TBI injuries, as well as physical rehabilitation, chronic pain, and hospital discharges.

In her spare time, Winni can be found trying new recipes, traveling, cuddling her cat, or strumming on her guitar as she pretends to be a rock star.

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