Occupational Therapist, The Residence
Blakie has been an Occupational Therapist working in mental health and addictions for over 12 years and with Homewood Health for over six years. In her role as Occupational Therapist at The Residence, she develops, delivers and evaluates treatment using both individual and group interventions. Blakie specializes in on-going functional, cognitive and return to work assessments including occupational performance issues for discharge planning and reintegration into the community.
Blakie has additional training in cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety and depression management as well as mindfulness based therapies for depression, anxiety, addictions, stress, and chronic pain. She is also a certified Yoga Instructor, and is currently completing her Masters of Occupational Therapy in Research with a focus on how mindfulness can improve daily functioning.
Blakie passionately believes in supporting people in their journey to improved health and wellness.