Jill is the proud mother of 3 amazing children & she absolutely loves being an occupational therapist. She received an undergraduate degree from the University of Alberta in Adapted Physical Education in 1998 & completed her degree in Occupational Therapy at McMaster University in 2000. 

Jill provides private occupational therapy services for children from kindergarten through grade 12 in a clinic setting. Jill truly enjoys connecting with children, families, health care team members & school staff. She brings an ability to problem-solve, a love of family-centred service, and a playful spirit to her clients. 

Jill has a keen interest in helping children & their families within a variety of areas including: self regulation, social skills, fine motor skills, executive functioning, sensory processing skills, attention skills & mental health concerns. Jill enjoys a varied practice, including providing support for students with learning disabilities, through to the gifted learner, with a variety of diagnoses.

Jill is a registered member of:
Alberta College of Occupational Therapists (ACOT),
Society of Alberta Occupational Therapists (SAOT),

Additional Training:​
The Science of Emotion - Dr. Gordon Neufeld
Certified Yoga Teacher - 200 hour Iyengar certified yoga teacher through the Yoga Studio College of Canada
Social Thinking Workshop - The Incredible Flexible You ®
Sensory Integration Toolkit Workshop - Alert Program ® - How Does Your Engine Run?​
​Program Evaluation


Supporting kindergarten children to be successful learners. Occupational Therapy Now, Nov/Dec 2009, V.11-4.
The parent connection: Understanding Therapy. Calgary's Child Magazine, Sept/Oct 2008, p.83. 
Dunn, W. & Ball, J. (ed.) Development of Evidence-Based Knowledge. In Law, M. & MacDermid, J. editors. Evidence-Based Rehabilitation: A Guide to Practice. 2nd Edition. 2008.


  • observation

  • interview

  • standardized assessments

direct therapy (clinic setting)

  • one-to-one treatment

  • Family Sessions


  • family

  • school

  • other health/educational professionals


  • presentations available

  1. Self-regulation & Anxiety
  2. Sensory Play, Self-regulation & Learning
  3. Friendship & Trust
  4. Sensory Processing & the Built Environment

funding for services

  • private pay / Private insurance coverage

  • Fees paid to an occupational therapist are typically considered to be tax deductible medical expenses by Revenue Canada.  Your child may also qualify for a Child Disability Tax Credit.  Fees are reimbursable under many work group insurance plans.

  • Alberta education

  • program unit funding (PUF)
  • mild moderate program (MM)
  • student health partnership (SHP)

  • government of alberta

  • Family Support For Children with Disabilities (FSCD)