(Kathleen) Alexa Gauthier BSc.O.T., OT(c), OT Reg.(NB) graduated with high honours from Dalhousie University in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy.
Alexa won the Maestro Award of Excellence in Outreach as a Kindermusik teacher.
She is trained in Therapeutic Listening®, a research based tool for treating people of all ages who have difficulty processing sensory information, listening, attention, and communication. Alexa is a trained CarFit technician. She has completed ASIST, applied suicide intervention skills training. Alexa is a Progressive Goal Attainment Program (PGAP®) trained clinician. PGAP® is an evidence-based treatment program for reducing disability associated with pain, depression, cancer and other chronic health conditions. She is also trained in the Matheson Functional Capacity Evaluation, a physical evaluation of an injured worker or accident victim in the areas of strength, endurance, speed, flexibility, and physical effort. Alexa is trained in Cognitive Demands Analysis, Cognitive Abilities Evaluation and Cognitive Rehabilitation. She is also certified in Micropoint stimulation pain therapy.
She is a member of the New Brunswick Association of Occupational Therapists and the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists and is registered to practice in New Brunswick. Alexa provides occupational therapy services to adults and seniors with physical, cognitive and mental health challenges at home, school and work in English and French in greater Saint John, New Brunswick. She rejoined our team in 2017.