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Helping Families and Survivors of Acquired Brain Injuries

Guest Speaker


Hello Everyone and Happy Spring!

Facilitated by:

Vittoria Spadafora-Maisuria and Samantha Glowinski – Occupational Therapists




BIAPH is pleased to welcome:

Dr. Cherisse McKay, Ph.D., C.Psych.

Clinical Neuropsychologist


She will be speaking with the group about the role of a neuropsychologist in ABI and will take questions from the group about ABI, recovery, mood etc.

Dr. McKay has been an associate of Storrie, Velikonja and Associates in Burlington since January 2009. She provides pediatric and adult neuropsychological and psychological assessment and treatment services. Dr. McKay also provides clinical supervision and consultation for behaviour and rehab therapists working in the community, as well as consultation with multidisciplinary team members regarding the neurobehavioural and psycho-social consequences of traumatic brain injury in children and adolescents.

Dr. McKay is a registered Psychologist in the province of Ontario, with specialization in the practice of clinical neuropsychology, clinical psychology and rehabilitation psychology with children, adolescents, and adults. She is a member of the Canadian Psychological Association and International Neuropsychological Society.

She received her Honours B.Sc. in Psychology from the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario. She completed Masters and Doctoral degrees in the Clinical Psychology Program (Clinical Neuropsychology stream) at the University of Windsor. She completed her internship training in Clinical Neuropsychology at Bloorview Kids Rehab, an acute pediatric rehabilitation and continuing care hospital, and was subsequently employed there. She specializes in working with clients who have sustained an acquired brain injury resulting from various causes (motor vehicle accidents, stroke, encephalitis, etc.). In addition to numerous presentations and publications in peer-reviewed journals pertaining to traumatic brain injury, she is currently the primary investigator for several multidisciplinary research studies investigating neuropsychological outcome, cognitive reserve, and ecological validity in acute pediatric brain injury populations.



Fortinos Community Room

2515 Appleby Line (at Dundas)

Burlington ON L7R 3X4


If you plan attending we very much appreciate if you can let us know by responding to this email.



  Burlington Group, last Wednesday of the month Time: 7PM to 9PM

Spring 2014 upcoming dates: Apr. 30; May 28; Jun.25.


B.I.A.P.H. offers monthly Support Groups for Brain Injury Survivors and Caregivers in

Georgetown, Burlington and Mississauga.

Please go to: for details

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