Michelle Seguin

Occupational Therapist, HBSc BIM Neuroscience, MHScOT Reg. (Ont.)

Michelle completed her Honours Bachelor of Science specialized in Biomedical Sciences and Neuroscience, and her Master’s degree in Health Science in Occupational Therapy, both at the University of Ottawa.  She is a licensed member in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario, and she holds a membership with the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists and the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists. Michelle is fluently bilingual in English and French.

Michelle is a friendly, caring, and energetic occupational therapist looking to best meet the needs of her clients and their families. She considers herself a lifelong learner, attending various workshops and trainings, to continuously expand on her evidence-informed practices. 

Michelle has six years of experience coordinating and facilitating recreational day programs for children and youth with special needs, mainly Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and children with behavioural management challenges. She was also a tutor for over ten years for students with exceptionalities at all grade levels, allowing her to be very familiar with the current Ontario curriculum and academic expectations. She is passionate in finding creative and engaging ways to help children and youth achieve their full potential, participate in meaningful activities, and feel satisfied in their daily living.

In her spare time, she enjoys playing board games with her family, playing sports, reading, and hiking.

Michelle has completed training in various areas of paediatric occupational therapy including:

  • LivingWorks Start, and SafeTALK– Suicide Prevention
  • Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NVCI – CPI) training 
  • Cognitive Orientation to Daily Occupational Performance (CO-OP) 
  • Occupational Performance Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT): Level 1
  • Autism and Recreation training
  • Behaviour Management workshops
  • When Dyslexia and ADHD Overlap: Symptoms, Misconceptions, and Interventions 
  • Eating and Feeding Matters – From Science to Strategies
  • Practical strategies for improving executive function skills in children
  • Facilitating Integrated Rehabilitation Services through Training (FIRST): a new approach for delivery of rehabilitation services for children and youth with special needs in schools
  • Home safety assessments
  • SOS Approach to Feeding