Courtney Barton, B.A., MscOT Reg. (Ont.)

Occupational Therapist

Courtney completed her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy at Queen’s University. Prior to achieving her master’s degree, Courtney graduated from Carleton University with a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics. Presently she is practicing occupational therapy in the Ottawa Carleton and Brockville region. Courtney is licensed by the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario.

Courtney began her career as an Occupational Therapist (OT) with Expanding Horizons Occupational Therapy. Her most recent experiences include school-based and private OT services for children and youth, as well as community-based OT services for the adult population. Courtney is a motivated and passionate OT who strives to enable people of all ages to live to their full potential. Courtney has a keen interest in working with pediatrics in the areas of fine motor, gross motor, self-regulation and sensory processing.

Courtney has training in various areas of pediatric occupational therapy including:

  • Self-Regulation with Children and Youth
  • ASIST: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
  • Complex Mental Health Needs
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: Personality Disorder Treatment, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Social Anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: Strengths-Based CBT, Building Core Therapist and Client Skills Using Mind Over Mood, Depression and Suicide Best Practices
  • Musical Thinking: Simple Steps to Teaching Children How They Think
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Kim Barthel: Decoding Autism: Neurobiology and Effective Intervention Strategies
  • Kim Barthel: Psycho-Sensory Processing Intervention
  • Kim Barthel: Becoming a Behavioural Detective; Distinguishing Between Sensory, Emotional & Cognitive Components of Behaviour
  • Kim Barthel: Self-Regulation: Pathways to Learning
  • Kim Barthel: Synchronized Sustainable Intervention for Children: Vestibular & Visual Integration
  • Sensory Processing
  • Collaborative Problem Solving -Tier 1, Tier 2
  • Integrative Psychotherapy: How Leveraging New Research on Lifestyle Modification & Therapeutic Approaches Can Support Mental Health & Cognition Rehabilitation
  • Integrating Mentalizing and DBT for Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Toileting, Interoception & Nutrition
  • Motor Right Along
  • Compassion Fatigue
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Handwriting Without Tears
  • Keyboarding Without Tears
  • Assistive Technology
  • Completing Home Safety Assessments
  • Supporting Better Sleep Hygiene
  • Developmental Milestones for Babies and Toddlers
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Sequential Oral Sensory Approach to Feeding