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Our Team

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Marnie Courage (she/her)
CEO, Occupational Therapist

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Marnie@enablingaccess.ca

204-475-0433 ext. 1

Occupational Therapist and Accessibility Consultant driven to make tangible improvements in people's lives. Through innovative programming, collaborations and contributions, she works to create more equitable opportunities and inclusive experiences for people with disabilities and older adults across Canada.

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Christina Edwards (she/her)
Customer & Administrative Support

Support@enablingaccess.ca

204-475-0433 ext. 2

Customer experience curator, facilitating human-to-human connections and creating efficiencies from intake to service delivery and follow up. Christina provides executive assistance and administrative staff support, adding spirit to our team while enhancing customer experience. Christina's joke of the day and sweet natures continues to positively impact our team.  Contact Christina for general inquires, to pay an invoice or to submit your request for service.

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Amanda Ameis (she/her)

 Senior OT

Amanda@enablingaccess.ca

204-475-0433 ext. 7

Occupational therapist specializing in home-based functional and home modification assessments, permanent impairment assessments, ergonomic assessments, job demands analysis and other workplace accommodation services..  Amanda assists people with increasing participation in meaningful activities for enhanced well-being and productivity.. Amanda's ability to connect with others through her use of humour and practical approach to problem solving makes working with her a joy. Amanda provides clinical support to Staff OTs and contributes to program development and team building.

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Lindsay Edwards, (she/her) Associate OT

Lindsay@enablingaccess.ca

204-475-0433 ext. 15

Experienced and knowledgable Functional Capacity Evaluator in Winnipeg,, skilled at identifying client physical, cognitive, and psychosocial abilities and limitations.  Lindsay conducts both physical and cognitive FAE/FCEs,  Job Demands Analysis, Ergonomic Assessments and provides Injury Prevention Training, Lindsay responds to Manitoba's evolving workplace health and safety needs and has built her career focusing on evaluating client abilities and abilities and the complex demands of work. Lindsay' pragmatic and compassionate approach serves both our customers and her clients well.

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Bree Dawson, (she/her)

Adult Rehab Clinic Lead 

bree@enablingaccess.ca

204-475-0433 Ext. 6

Our community-based Rehab Lead is experienced and skilled in functional and home-based assessments, permanent impairment assessments, wheelchair and seating assessments, equipment prescription and ergonomic assessments. Providing mentorship to Staff OTs, Bree is improving practices that benefit our staff and the clients we serve. With a career serving insurance companies , regional health authorities and workplaces in Manitoba, Bree contributes to a variety program development initiatives, leads our wheelchair and seating clinic program and optimizes the functional potential of her clients. 

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Jackie Belbeck,  (she/her)

Senior OT 

(Based in Souris, Manitoba)

jackie@enablingaccess.ca

204-475-0433 ext. 8

Serving west, southwest and northwest regions of Manitoba, Jackie is empowering and educating clients with disabilities and injuries to make steps towards improved health and well-being. She uses a whole person strength-based approach to conduct home-based functional and home modification assessments,  wheelchair and seating assessments, provide equipment prescription and conducting permanent impairment assessments,  office ergonomic assessments. Jackie's provides mentorship and clinical support to our staff OT and helps to improve the lives of her clients.

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Angela McMillan, (she/her)

Adult Rehab Clinical Lead 

Angela@enablingaccess.ca

204-475-0433 ext. 11

A knowledgable and experienced medical-legal expert, life care planner and personal injury claim specialist, who objectively identifies client abilities, and outlines defendable current and future needs in Cost of future Care Assessments.

With advanced skills in adult community-based rehabilitation, Angela provides clinical support to other team members, conducts wheelchair and seating assessments, home-based functional assessments, permanent impairment assessments, home modification and vehicle modification assessments and more! Angela's  positive attitude makes working with her a pleasure. 

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Suzanne Carpanini-SInclair

 (she/her) Senior  OT 

Suzanne@enablingaccess.ca

204-475-0433 ext. 4

Suzanne provides in-person mental health services in Manitoba and virtual mental health services to  people living in most provinces  in Canada. She  use a trauma-informed and whole-person approach to assist clients in reaching their goals and overcoming symptoms to support returning to work, overall wellness, and increased engagement and participation in their meaningful occupations. Suzanne conducts permanent impairment assessments and applies practical and evidence-based therapies such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Trauma-informed care and vicarious trauma, Systematic Desensitization, and Motivational Interviewing.​  Suzanne openly identifies as having indigenous heritage and is committed to continuing ongoing exploration and learning related to her culture, customs, and history. 

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Sara Clement, (she/her)

Staff OT

Sara@enablingaccess.ca

204-475-0433 ext. 5

With her passion for helping others to gain independence and increase participation in meaningful activities, Sara is a proud Franco-Manitoban OT delivering services in English or French. She provides home-based functional, mobility, and home modification assessments, permanent impairment assessments, ergonomic assessments and travels throughout Manitoba serving her clients and helping them to achieve optimal performance with a friendly and supportive approach. Sara's genuine connection with others creates trusting relationship with our customers and the clients she serves. Sara also teaches our best-practice Lifting and Transferring training to home care agencies and group home staff in right out of our clinic.

 

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Mackenzie Riggs, (she/her)

Staff  OT

Mackenzie@enablingaccess.ca

204-475-0433 ext. 3

Experienced mental health clinician assisting our clients to optimize wellbeing at home, work and in all aspects of life. MacKenzie is registered to conduct in-person and virtual  sessions for people living in Manitoba and virtual sessions to people living in most provinces in Canada. She is  proficient at conducting functional assessments, permanent impairment assessments, and recommending equipment, environmental modifications, support services and more, Mackenzie is helping clients to increase participation and safety in their meaningful daily activities. Mackenzie is Red River Metis and helps to co-create culturally safer experiences for her clients. With Matheson Functional Capacity Evaluation Certification she conducts clinic-based med-legal assessments to determine client's work capacity and workplace accommodation needs. Mackenzie's practical and compassionate approach creates genuine connections with her clients to move them forward.

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Jan Sy (he/him)

Staff OT

Jan@enablingaccess.ca

204-475-0433 ext. 9

With an education background in Kinesiology and Occupational Therapy, Jan is an excellent safe client handing Instructor focused on lifts and transfers as he trains Homecare staff and other care agencies from our Clinic in Winnipeg.. He also conducts functional assessments and permanent impairment assessments. He is proficient at  identifying client's current functional status and makes recommendations for assistive devices, accessibility equipment and care supports to increase wellness and optimize participation in daily life. Jan has a passion for problem solving and helping his clients meet their goals. Jan delivers OT services in English and two Filipino languages helping to better serve Manitoba's diverse population including the Filipino community.

 

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