Danielle Nason Occupational Therapist

Danielle Nason BScKin., MSc.O.T., OT(c), OTReg.(NB) graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 2006 with a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy and received the Ann Bossers’ Fieldwork Excellence Award. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of New Brunswick in 2002.

Danielle has worked as a clinician, supervisor, and manager in the Northwest Territories and has experience working with children, adults and seniors in both hospital and community settings. Danielle and her colleagues received the NWT Premier’s Award of Excellence, Team in 2009.

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. Danielle provides occupational therapy services to children, 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 is trained in ABC boum! a multi-sensory handwriting method as well as Handwriting without Tears, used by millions of students worldwide. Danielle 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. She is trained in the Matheson Essential Function Job Analysis along with Matheson Cognitive Functional Capacity Evaluation. She 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. Danielle is also proficient in the Cognitive Orientation to daily Occupational Performance (COOP). COOP is a therapeutic treatment approach for people who have difficulties performing everyday skills.   She is trained in Cognitive Demands Analysis, Cognitive Abilities Evaluation and Cognitive Rehabilitation and has completed ASIST, applied suicide intervention skills training. She is also certified in Micropoint stimulation pain therapy and Best Practice Chronic Pain Management.

Danielle joined the team in 2013 and became clinic director in 2018.