BHKin, MOT, CWCE
Emma Haley was born and raised in Nelson, B.C. After graduating from L.V. Rogers’s high school, she attended Selkirk College for two years before moving to Vancouver to finish her undergraduate degree in Human Kinetics at the University of British Columbia. She then went on to achieve a graduate degree in Occupational Therapy from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. Since graduating with her MSc. OT, Emma has been working in private practice in Kelowna.Emma is committed to providing client-centred care and believes that education and building self-management strategies are key components to a client’s recovery from illness or injury. Emma was drawn to Occupational Therapy largely in part because of the holistic approach taken to restoring client’s function and increasing independence in daily activities through evidence-based practice.
Emma’s practice interests include chronic pain, mental health, cognitive rehabilitation, hand therapy, return to work, functional capacity evaluations and concussion management. Emma is committed to professional growth and continuing education in order to provide the most relevant treatments to her clients and is excited to become a member of an innovative and forward thinking team of clinicians at KHS.
Emma is passionate about spending time outdoors and enjoys skiing, paddle boarding, reading, travelling, hiking, gardening, volunteering and laughing with her fiancé.