Julie Anstey

Reg. Occupational Therapist, B.Sc., M.Sc.OT

With a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Dalhousie University, Julie is a creative and enthusiastic therapist who is always looking to put a smile on her clients faces. Julie is passionate about helping people of all ages live their lives to the fullest, focusing on identifying each person’s meaningful everyday activities and achieving their short- and long-term goals!

Julie is a Maritimes girl who grew up in Halifax, Nova Scotia and has recently moved to Saskatchewan in 2021 to start her Occupational Therapy career. In her spare time she loves to cook, bake, and read, as well as hang out with her cat, Dash. Feel free to let Julie know about some fun and interesting things to do in and around Saskatoon!

AREAS of FOCUS

  • Occupational Therapy for all ages: children, youth, and adults
  • Participation in everyday activities (self-care, productivity, and leisure)
  • Gross and fine motor skills
  • Sensory processing
  • Behaviour management
  • Cognition (memory, attention, and executive function)

TRAINING

  • “New Perspectives in Our Understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): A Primer for Occupational Therapists” – Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT) Webinar
  • Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) Certification
  • “Wheelchair Skills Program” -Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre
  • “Cognitive Remediation for Psychiatric Populations & Executive Functioning” – Teach Recovery
  • “Eating Disorders & Occupational Therapy” – Nova Scotia Society of Occupational Therapists (NSSOT) Workshop
  • “An Introduction to Dialectical Behavior Therapy” – Nova Scotia Society of Occupational Therapists (NSSOT) Workshop

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Saskatchewan Registered Autism Spectrum Disorder Service Provider
  • Professional Member of SSOT (Saskatchewan Society of Occupational Therapists)