Michelle McEwan BSc OT (C)

Registered Occupational Therapist

Michelle completed her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy at the University of Alberta in 2001. Since that time, she has practiced in a wide range of acute care and community programs including mental health and substance abuse services, housing and rehabilitation services, psychiatric day hospital program, and seniors’ services. She has extensive experience and training in a variety of rehabilitation approaches including psychosocial rehabilitation, motivational interviewing and managing chronic pain. She has skills and training to offer home and adaptive equipment prescription including seating systems, mobility aids, and home safety equipment.

Michelle has recently applied her clinical skills to practice in the field of work/occupational rehabilitation. Her current role focuses on delivery of both home and worksite-based occupational therapy services. This includes development of graduated return to work programs, on-site job coaching and ergonomic assessments, seating and mobility prescriptions, home safety/accessibility assessments, community engagement and exposure therapy, and performance of job demands analyses as well as functional/work capacity evaluations. Michelle regularly attends training and educational opportunities and has completed the Matheson Functional Capacity Evaluation Certification Program.

Credentials

  • Bachelor of Science, Occupational Therapy, University of Alberta, 2001

Current Practice Areas

  • Community Occupational Therapy
  • Functional Capacity Evaluations
  • Return to Work Support Services

Professional Memberships

  • Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT)
  • College of Occupational Therapists BC
  • Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR) Canada
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