Victoria

Lori White

Type: Occupational Therapists

Lori completed her Bachelors of Medical Rehabilitation in Occupational Therapy in 2000 at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, where she was born and raised. After working in child and adolescent mental health for 14 years, Lori has honed her skills in case management, working collaboratively with families, professionals and other agencies, using trauma-informed practice, implementing crisis management strategies, providing continuing education opportunities for professionals and the general public, co-developing programs for children and adults with Neurodevelopmental Disorders, and initiating a leadership role amongst her colleagues for professional development and wellness. In 2015, Lori decided to pursue her Masters of Occupational Therapy Graduate Degree at the University of Manitoba to study the how parents with children with Autism experience relationships with professionals. Completing her research has ignited her desire to further examine health care at professional, organizational and systemic levels in the future for best client care.  Lori moved to Vancouver Island with her family in July 2016 and is excited to join the JR Rehab team in August 2016, serving the greater Victoria area. With interest in mental health, neurodevelopment, collaborative care and optimizing function, Lori hopes to utilize her skills in these areas as she continues to grow and learn additional areas of community adult health care. Lori’s other areas of interest lie in yoga, dance, music, travel, and sharing in the experiences of her husband, two young children, other family members and friends.

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Sarah Northrup

Type: Occupational Therapists

Sarah Northrup is born and raised in Victoria, BC where she received a BCYC at the University of Victoria and then worked as a social worker for five years. She recently completed her Master of Occupational Therapy Degree at the University of British Columbia and is excited to be returning to Victoria and joining the JR Rehab team to work as an occupational therapist in community rehabilitation. Sarah’s passion is working with individual’s in their lived environments to reach their optimal performance and potential. Outside of work, Sarah enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, exploring new places, and reading a book with a cup of tea. Sarah’s approach to practice is working with people in a client-centred, evidence-informed, strengths-based, and recovery-oriented way.

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