Kate is from beautiful Bayside, N.B and has lived in the Saint John area for five years. A graduate of Dalhousie Universityâ€™s School of Physiotherapy, Kate holds two degrees – a BSc. Kinesiology and a MSc. Physiotherapy. Known for her passion and authenticity, she brings an abundance of knowledge, experience, and commitment to the treatment table.
Since graduating, she has practiced in a variety of settings and is busy every year completing post-graduate training to incorporate the latest evidence-based treatment models. These courses include advanced training in neck, lower back and pelvic dysfunction, concussion/post concussion-syndrome, vestibular rehabilitation, persistent pain presentations, and female urinary incontinence. With almost 10 years of practice coupled with her education and training, Kate is equipped to confidently deliver safe and effective treatment along with superior client care.
Outside of her practice, Kate is heavily involved in the boxing world at KV Golden Gloves. She holds a first level Boxing Coach Certificate and recently implemented the â€œFight Backâ€ program for individuals living with Parkinsonâ€™s Disease. Here she challenges the class to reach their potential while learning real boxing skills. Similarly, you can find Kate coaching the Kings Way Care Centre residents every other Thursday morning!
Along with boxing, Kate is devoted to hockey, playing from a young age and eventually becoming a captain on the Dalhousie Varsity Womenâ€™s Hockey Team. At the highlight of her career she assisted the team in reaching national level status at the Canadian Inter-Univeristy Sport Championships. She now plays year-round for exercise and fun!
At the core of Kateâ€™s therapeutic approach is the collaborative relationship she develops with each client on their healing journey. Her unique ability to integrate acceptance and validation with hope and empowerment unlocks their highest potential for recovery and growth. With a genuine presence and spirited nature, Kate establishes excellent rapport with others, creating a supportive and non-judgmental environment for all. This connection paves the way for Kate to work in unison with clients such that treatment plans are individualized and comprehensive, allowing for long-lasting and optimal restoration of body and mind.