West Vancouver

Andrew Wong

Type: Occupational Therapists

JR Rehab Community Based Return to Work Coordinator

Andrew completed his undergraduate degree in Cellular Biology and Genetics at the University of British Columbia and his Masters in Occupational Therapy at the University of Western Ontario. Andrew started his OT career working on a multidisciplinary team helping clients with orthopedic injuries and chronic pain overcome physical and psychosocial barriers to return to work. Having worked on a multidisciplinary team has helped him recognized the importance of taking a holistic approach in recognizing each individual client needs. Andrew is motivated in helping clients recognize their rehab potential and returning to meaningful occupations in all facets of their lives. When he is not working, Andrew stays active going to the gym and playing ice hockey.

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Grace Fong

Type: Occupational Therapists

Mainland OT Team Manager

JR Rehab Work Ability Evaluation and WSBC Coordinator

After completing her undergraduate degree at the University of British Columbia, Grace attended Queen’s University where she acquired her Master’s in Occupational Therapy.  Grace specializes in cognitive rehab, coaching, assistive technology, return to work, and home and community re-integration. She takes a special interest in low vision rehab and incorporating interdisciplinary collaboration into her work.  When she’s not at work, she enjoys baking, hiking and biking.

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Grace Fong

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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Luisa Johnson

Type: Occupational Therapists

Luisa received her undergraduate degree from the University of British Columbia where she majored in Kinesiology and Health Science. Throughout the last year of her undergraduate education she volunteered in both stroke and joint rehabilitation programs, as she wanted a career that would involve helping people achieve their goals after illness or injury. Upon graduating with her Bachelor Degree, she continued straight into graduate studies and earned a Master of Occupational Therapy Degree from the University of British Columbia. Luisa has had the opportunity to work with clients of all ages, from school-age children to the elderly. She has a special interest for neurological rehabilitation, chronic pain, ergonomics, and safely returning to work. Luisa strives to support clients in achieving their goals and enabling them to be independent in activities they find meaningful. When she is not working, Luisa values spending quality time with her family and friends. Being born and raised in North Vancouver, she has a deep appreciation for the beautiful city that we live in and enjoys walking the seawall, hiking, painting, and photography.

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Marli Siebrits

Type: Rehab Assistants & Kinesiologists

Marli graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of British Columbia in 2016. She has experience working in a variety of different rehabilitation settings including but not limited to work as a behavioral interventionist, OTA, work in aquatic stroke rehabilitation and research at the Rehab Research Lab at GF Strong. She is currently studying Occupational Therapy at the University of British Columbia and plans to graduate in 2020. With an undergraduate degree in psychology, she is passionate about understanding the impact of illness and disability on the person as a whole. She is also keen to discover how different activities can be adapted to ensure increased participation and functionality for individuals. In her spare time she enjoys baking, hiking and practicing yoga!

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Rebecca Izen

Type: Occupational Therapists

Rebecca received her undergraduate degree from the University of British Columbia where she majored in Kinesiology with a secondary focus in Family Studies. Upon graduation she pursued her passion for helping individuals with disabilities and she returned to UBC to earn a Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy. Rebecca has worked with a variety of individuals of all ages with both physical and mental health difficulties, from aiding school-aged children with learning disabilities, to reintegrating individuals back into their communities. In her free time Rebecca is passionate about staying active. She participates in many team sports and always enjoys taking walks around the Seawall with her dog Franky. Rebecca deeply values staying connected with her family, and especially loves spending quality time with her young nephews. Being born and raised in Vancouver, Rebecca is sincerely committed to the well being of her city, community, and the people who live in it.

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