Our physiotherapist, Victoria Oniah has trained in the United kingdom at the world renowned Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital. Victoria has experience and training working with children aged 0 - 18 in the management of cerebral palsy, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, developmental coordination dyspraxia, hip dysplasia (DDH), hypermobility, autism and more. Victoria has a child-centred and holistic approach to treatment. She relocated to the Okanagan in 2012. She strives to make these specialist services available to families within the Okanagan region in order to optimize and facilitate the continuity of care for children and their families.
Our kinesiologist Sherrie graduated in 2012 from UBC Okanagan with a Bachelors in Human Kinetics. Over the years she has enjoyed working in child/youth sport development, heart & lung rehab, concussion management, and exercise rehab. The best part about pediatrics is exploring life through the eyes of child and providing play based therapy to develop functional skills. Outside of work you can find her exploring hiking trails, playing slo-pitch, and spending time with her partner and their fur-baby Harley.
Kate, graduated from Okanagan College in 2016 from the Therapy Assistant Diploma program. Kate loves working with kids and has had experience at Starbright Children’s Development Centre as well as working privately with a 6 year old girl with cerebral palsy. She brings her creativity wherever she goes and encourages kids to explore their imagination through play. In her free time she enjoys drawing, crafting, and swimming.
Monica graduated from Medicine Hat College in 2012 from the Occupational and Physiotherapy Assistant Diploma Program. Monica began her career in Nelson, B.C. and relocated to Penticton in 2014 mostly working in acute and geriatric care. This last year Monica has been off work after becoming a mother to twin girls. Monica enjoys working with children of all ages and thrives on finding fun and interactive activities to help children with their cognitive and physical development. Monica also enjoys an active lifestyle outdoors hiking and mountain biking and can be found using her down time to sew clothing for her daughters.
Rachel is originally from Niagara Falls, Ontario. She completed her Master of Health Science in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Toronto. Rachel has been working as a Registered Speech-Language Pathologist for 8 years.
She has had a variety of work experiences assessing and treating both adults and children in a hospital, health centre, and private practice setting. Rachel places a strong emphasis on face-to-face communication and loves setting goals that are relevant and applicable to day-to-day life.
Areas of particular interest to her include:
Rachel lives in Penticton with her husband. Together, they enjoy camping, hiking, fly and ice fishing.