Julia Halford, BSc.O.T., OTReg.(NB) graduated on the Dean’s List from Dalhousie University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy. She has worked in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick with clients of all ages in both hospital and community settings. Julia 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.
Julia is trained in ABC boum! a multi-sensory handwriting method as well as Handwriting without Tears, used by millions of students worldwide. She is experienced in the assessment and treatment of individuals and groups across the lifespan at home, school, and work. Julia has also completed ASIST, applied suicide intervention skills training. 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. Julia is experienced with ergonomic assessments, job site analysis, and in-home functional assessments. She provides occupational therapy services to children, adults and seniors with physical, cognitive and mental health challenges in the greater Saint John, New Brunswick. Julia was part of the TOTAL ABILITY™ team from 2009-2012. She moved back to her home town in New Brunswick with her husband and four children and re-joined the TOTAL ABILITY™ team again in 2014.