Surrey

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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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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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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Jason Hotell

Type: Rehab Assistants & Kinesiologists

Jason is a practicing Kinesiologist who graduated with his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University College of the Fraser Valley and has been working as a Kinesiologist for over 9 years.  He has also completed a Fitness and Exercise Management Diploma from University College of the Fraser Valley.  Jason enjoys providing injury rehabilitation services to clients in their home and community, as well as aqua therapy and community access.  When not assisting clients, you can find Jason spending time with his family, skiing, and playing baseball and golf.

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Jason Hotell

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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Kris Kent

Type: Occupational Therapists

Kris received his undergraduate degree from McMaster University where he majored in Biology. Upon graduation he pursued his passion for helping others through volunteering in Asia and Central America alongside various humanitarian organizations. Kris earned his Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy at the University of British Columbia and has experience working on a multidisciplinary team helping clients with head injuries, traumatic psychological injuries, and chronic pain, overcome physical and psychosocial barriers to return to work. Kris is motivated in helping clients recognize their rehab potential and returning to meaningful occupations in all parts of their lives. When he is not working, you’ll likely find Kris cooking at home, running along the seawall, or hiking one of the local mountains.

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Lindsay Bolkowy

Type: Rehab Assistants & Kinesiologists

Lindsay graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of the Fraser Valley. Lindsay enjoys creating personalized programs for her clients based on their injuries and rehabilitation needs, as well as providing education on muscles surrounding injured areas and their functional purpose. Lindsay is passionate about ice hockey and plays competitively.  She also enjoys playing ball hockey, skiing and traveling.

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Lindsay Bolkowy
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