New Westminster

Allen Lee

Type: Rehab Assistants & Kinesiologists

Allen Lee graduated with a Bachelors of Kinesiology from the University of British Columbia in 2018. He joined the JR Rehab team in June 2018. Allen’s experiences include implementing rehabilitative exercises to individuals with challenges that affect their daily living and coaching fundamental movement skills and physical literacy to a young and recreational population. Allen strongly believes that all active rehabilitation programs should be specialized and unique to each individual to help them reach their goals and return to activities that are meaningful to them.

Allen enjoys any activities that requires being active, specifically hikes, badminton, volleyball, and basketball.

In addition to English, Allen is fluent in Cantonese.

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Amanda Richmond

Type: Occupational Therapists

Mainland OT Team Manager

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

Ashley Huff

Type: Occupational Therapists

Ashley received her undergraduate degree, where she majored in Kinesiology, and her Master of Occupational Therapy from the University of British Columbia. Ashley is passionate about using evidence-based interventions to enable clients to engage in occupations that are meaningful to them. Her philosophy on rehabilitation is centered on the belief that all clients have the potential for recovery. When Ashley’s not working you can find her running, cooking, or exploring the local mountains surrounding Vancouver.

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Brenda Robinson

Type: Occupational Therapists

Brenda had been the Occupational therapist for over 40 years. She has 20 years of work experience providing community-based occupational therapy services and case management to clients with orthopedic and soft tissue injuries throughout a continuum from hospital discharge to return to work. She has also provide OT services in care facilities, and assists elderly clients with aging in place.

Brenda’s interest include ergonomics, vocational rehabilitation, as well as geriatrics and equipment prescription.

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Carlene Garcia

Type: Rehab Assistants & Kinesiologists

Carlene graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Psychology and has a Certificate in Fitness and Health from Simon Fraser University. Carlene joined the JR Rehab team September 2016. Carlene has been working in the fitness industry for 10 years from teaching group fitness classes to personal training clients that are in pain. Her active rehab specializations include the gym and pool settings with a variety of clients. Carlene is very active in the gym and likes to try new hikes. She works with hockey teams, being their trainer during games and strength trainer off the ice. Her other interests include learning about her field, traveling, coaching diving & being around the pool, camping and trying new things.

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Elaine Tung

Type: Rehab Assistants & Kinesiologists

JR Rehab Field Trainer

Elaine graduated from Simon Fraser University with her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology.  She specializes in active physical rehabilitation and aqua therapy and enjoys community integration and cognitive retraining.  When Elaine isn’t working, she likes to spend her time hanging out with her friends, hiking and biking with her dog, and participating in team sports.

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Elaine Tung

Emily Cannon

Type: Rehab Assistants & Kinesiologists

Emily graduated with her Bachelors of Kinesiology from the University of the Fraser Valley in December 2017 with a major in exercise science and a minor in psychology. Emily joined the JR Rehab team in June 2018. Apart from Emily’s work experience as a fully certified National Lifeguard and Water Safety instructor, she also has extensive volunteer experience in multiple areas of therapy including: physiotherapy, massage, occupational therapy, and personal training. From her own experience with personal and sports related injuries, Emil strongly believes in developing safe and effective rehab programs for her clients, while simultaneously helping to educate her clients along their rehab journey. Her active rehabilitation specializations include working in the gym and pool settings with a variety of clients. Her other interests include teaching swimming lessons, art, traveling, cooking, and sports. Emily continues to grow her knowledge for her field and hopes one day to complete her masters.

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Emily Ferguson

Type: Rehab Assistants & Kinesiologists

Emily graduated from the University of British Columbia in 2018 with a Bachelor of Kinesiology and joined the JR team in June 2018. During her time at UBC, Emily focused on neuroanatomy, physiology, adapted physical activity, healthy policy, and program development. With a background in competitive swimming and coaching, Emily understands the physical and psychological aspects of athletics, and overall fitness. Emily enjoys expanding her knowledge base both inside the classroom and out, and is always looking for opportunities to put her skills and knowledge to use to help educate others. She understands the importance of client involvement during the rehab process and strives to integrate her clients’ needs and goals into program planning as much as possible. In her spare time, Emily enjoys yoga, swimming, walking her dog, and trying new things.

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Emmeline Chang

Type: Occupational Therapists

Emmeline has a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of British Columbia. She went on to pursue Occupational Therapy, which she completed from the University of Western Ontario with a Master’s degree in 2007. Emmeline has a diverse clinical background in orthopaedics and trauma, neurology, return to work services, gerontology, skin integrity management, and mental health. Her special interests are education, cognitive rehabilitation, brain injury, chronic pain management, vocational rehabilitation, as well as home health and accessibility. She has years of experience working in both the public and private sector.

Emmeline values continuing education and evidenced-based practice. As a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia, Emmeline enjoys teaching students in their fieldwork placements and inspiring them to become excellent therapists. She was awarded a Certificate of Preceptor Recognition to recognize Emmeline’s commitment and contribution to supporting students and new staff while she worked at Vancouver Coastal Health for many years. Outside of work, Emmeline thrives on being outdoors. You can find her hiking, jogging, snowshoeing, travelling, and photographing scenic areas.

 

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Jordan Landy

Type: Occupational Therapists

Ergonomic Services Coordinator

Initially trained as a paramedic, Jordan’s passion for the health industry developed into a focus on Occupational Therapy while working as a Case Manager for a workers compensation insurance agency in Australia. After graduating with a Bachelor in Occupational Therapy from the University of Queensland, Jordan relocated to practice in his home province and has since enjoyed working within both the public and private sectors. During his time with the Fraser Health Authority, Vancouver Coastal Health (GF Strong) and as an Occupational Therapist for a private firm based in the Fraser Valley, Jordan’s commitment and passion to the industry has grown to help clients across a diverse population including surgical, cardiac, geriatric, orthopedic, acquired brain and spinal cord injuries.

Outside work hours, Jordan enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, hockey, writing and playing the guitar.

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