BIO

Aileen McAleese, Occupational Therapist

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Aileen McAleese, Occupational Therapist (OT), is originally from Newfoundland.  She recently moved to Yellowknife with her family for a military posting.  Aileen received a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy degree in 2017 from Western University.  Prior to completing her Masters degree she attended Memorial University of Newfoundland and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology (Behavioural Neuroscience) in 2015.

Aileen is a member of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists and is fully licensed in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario.  Aileen has worked as an OT in both Newfoundland and Ontario.  She is experienced in providing Occupational Therapy assessment and intervention to clients of all ages in outpatient, primary care, private practice, and community settings.  Most recently, Aileen worked with individuals who were involved in motor vehicle accidents and work related injuries providing direct Occupational Therapy and case management support.  Aileen is passionate about fostering an inclusive and supportive environment for all and continues to develop her knowledge and understanding via cultural safety and inclusivity workshops.  
       
In her free time, Aileen can often be found outside running or hiking with her energetic Australian Shepherd puppy.