Lisa Dennis has been an occupational therapist for the past 16 years working with a diverse clientele. She has extensive experience in community home-care in Quebec and Ontario with the adult and geriatric population with physical disabilities. Most recently she has worked in northern Labrador offering mental health and addictions services as well as school pediatric interventions with aboriginal youth-at-risk aged 6 to 24 years.
She has helped people suffering from fetal alcohol syndrome, ADHD, sensory processing disorder, trauma, addictions, and mental health issues to reach their full potential despite their illness ordisability using a rehabilitation approach. She has also delivered different life skills courses to aboriginal inmates at a correctional facility, provided front line suicide crisis intervention and created innovative programs for capacity building. She is presently working on her thesis in occupational therapy treatments for people with a FASD. Lisa is also a fitness instructor and teaches Zumba, Piloxing and Urban Poling. She is dedicated to providing a holistic, culturally-safe, client-centered service. She is well known for her "out of the box" thinking.