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Renée Guillemette B.Sc., H.K., O.T., OT Reg. (Ont.)

Occupational Therapist


French, English

Education & Certifications

  • College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario Registration No. G0204897
  • Bachelor of Science, Occupational Therapy, University of Ottawa (2002)
  • Bachelor of Science, Human Kinetics, University of Ottawa (1998)

Professional Affiliations

  • Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT)

Summary of Experience

Extensive experience as an occupational therapist and case manager, providing services within the automobile and long-term disability insurance sectors in Eastern and Central Ontario, and Western Quebec. Knowledgeable of relevant legislation governing provision of professional services within a variety of sectors (auto insurance, short-term/long-term disability & WSIB).

Experience and expertise in the provision of bilingual occupational therapy and case management services to a variety of client populations including individuals with traumatic brain injuries, complex soft tissue/orthopaedic and spinal cord injuries, as well as mental health diagnoses.

Experience in conducting: functional cognitive assessments and cognitive rehabilitation, physical and cognitive demands analyses, home functional and safety assessments, assessment of attendant care needs, assessment for catastrophic designation, ergonomic worksite consultations, pre- hospital home discharge assessments, functional restoration programs in home, community and clinical settings.

Speaker/ Presenter

  • Safe Transfer and Patient Handling – Lanark Lodge (June, 2018)
  • Acquired Brain Injury Cognitive-Communication Assessment and Treatment – Rehabilitation Services, Iqaluit, Nunavut (March, 2017)
  • Concussion Rehabilitation – Carleton University Sports Medicine Rounds (December, 2015)

Continuing Education

  • Psychological Trauma Treatment (2018)
  • CBT Applications in Rehabilitation (2018)
  • Employability Conference (2018)
  • When Mood & Behaviour Impact Physical & Cognitive Function: Quick & Effective Ways to Engage Clients with Co-existing Mental Health Issues – The Ottawa Hospital (2017)
  • OT and Resiliency over Psychological Trauma (2017)
  • OBIA Acquired Bain Injury Conference (2017)
  • Visual Stress in Rehabilitation: Cortical Hyper-excitement, Discomfort and Colour (2017)
  • Back to School Conference 2016 – Gender Challenges in Rehabilitation
  • Pressure Injuries – Pathophysiology and Prevention (2016)
  • Motivational Interviewing – Level 1 (2016)
  • Concussion Management Workshop – Concussion Rehab Works (2015)
  • CAOT Lunch and Learn Webinar “Guidelines for the Prescription of a Seated Wheelchair or Mobility Scooter” (2015)
  • OBIA Acquired Bain Injury Conference (2015)
  • Eyesight to Insight: Visual/Vestibular Assessment and Treatment (2014)
  • Sunrise Medical Education Festival (2014)
  • Executive Function: Assessment Tools and Performance Based Measures – University of Montreal (2013)
  • Webinar-New Development in Auto Insurance Law Impacting You and Your Client
  • The Moving and Handling Clinician-Level 1 Certification
  • Ontario Brain Injury Association Annual Conference
  • Enabling Occupation through Universal Design and Home Modification
  • Ontario Brain Injury Association – Level 2 Course: Neurobehavioural Disorders: Their Origin Nature and Rehabilitation
  • Treating Cognitive and Communications Disorders: Evidence from Neuroplasticity Research
  • The Multi-context Approach to Cognitive Rehabilitation Understanding, Assessing and Treating Visual Perceptual and Cognitive Dysfunctions in Adults with Brain Injury
  • Ontario Brain Injury Association – Level 1 Course: Rehabilitation for Children and Adults with Acquired Brain Injury
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