Bachelor of ScienceTherapeutic Recreation, Dalhousie University                           September 2013-June 2017

  • Honours Recipient
  • Presenter at Crossroads Interdisciplinary Health Research Conference

Ontario Secondary School Diploma, Stratford Central Secondary, ON                       September 2009-June 2013

  • Ontario Ministry of Education Scholarship Award



  • Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS)
  • CPI Non-violent crisis intervention trained
  • Standard First Aid with CPR-C
  • Autism Respite Worker trained
  • Dalhousie Certificate in Disability Management
  • Course on Research Ethics (CORE) Certificate
  • Smart Serve Certification

Work Experience

Recreational Therapy Intern, Abbie Lane, Halifax, NS                                                           January 2017-April 2017

  • 16 week internship
  • Took on 100% of caseload over the last half of the internship
  • Complete all NCTRC Task Domains through performing all aspects of the job
  • Facilitated programs such as interpersonal psychotherapy, music, gym, and art
  • Facilitated 1:1 interventions with patients experiencing acute onset of mental illness

Server, Mexi’s, Halifax, NS                                                                                May 2015-March 2017

  • Franchise leader in Corona sales during a summer-long competition amongst servers
  • Interacted positively with all customers to ensure that each person had a wonderful dining experience
  • Multitasked constantly to perform all job tasks in a timely manner while ensuring stellar customer service

Tennis Camp Counsellor, Toronto Lawn Tennis Club, Toronto, ON                      Summer 2016

  • Planned and facilitated age appropriate tennis and squash lessons for 3 year olds
  • Cared for up to 22 children with support from 2-4 other staff
  • Discussed children’s strengths and weaknesses with parents

Tennis Camp Instructor, Stratford Tennis Club, Stratford, ON                                         Summer 2014

  • Programmed, planned, and facilitated summer camps for children ages 4-14
  • Contributed to marketing the camps through community information sessions, brochures, and business connections
  • Taught technique, rules, and etiquette while fostering enjoyment of tennis
  • Helped children make friends, teach and encourage one another, and become good sportsmen


  • H.A.L.T.R. (Halifax Area Leisure and Therapeutic Riding), Fall Semester, 2015
  • QEII Hospital, Fall Semester, 2014, Assisted elderly people in regaining their health by encouraging them to get out of bed and do activities in the Moving Forward program
  • The Club (Fall Semester, 2014), Social club for people with intellectual disabilities in Halifax, NS