Christine Abi-Khaled is a registered Occupational Therapist who graduated from the University of Ottawa in 2019 and received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Ottawa in 2017. Christine is fluent in English and French.
Christine is a hardworking occupational therapist with interests including mental health and self-regulation. At the Interprofessional Clinic, Christine provides occupational therapy services to school aged children and teenagers in areas of practice such as mental health (anxiety, low self-esteem, etc.), learning disabilities, sensory processing, gross and fine motor challenges, Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD), and developmental disorders.
Christine strives to help children engage in their meaningful activities through a collaborative approach with the child, their families, and their interprofessional team.
Christine has training in various areas of pediatric occupational therapy including:
1) Fostering Trauma Sensitive Professional Practice in these Turbulent Times with Kim Barthel, OT Reg. (Ont.)
2) CBT Level 1 for Occupational Therapist with Gord Hirano, OT Reg. (Ont.)
3) Sensory Processing and Sensory-Based Interventions for Children with Moira Pena, OT Reg. (Ont.)
4) Anxiety management in children: Practical strategies. Workshop presented through the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists, with Danielle Bayly, OT Reg. (Ont.)
5) The Anxiety Compass: Helping Children and Teens Tame Anxiety Gremlins with Dr. Caroline Buzank
In her free time, Christine enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and dog, Kiki.