Amit has been practicing occupational therapy for over 14 years. He has extensive experience in providing community based occupational therapy to clients with brain injuries and orthopedic conditions. Amit has had a variety of international experiences which include establishment of two occupational therapy departments. He has worked extensively with clients with brain injuries and orthopedic conditions in various countries including Canada, Ireland, Kuwait, and India. This has prepared him to work with a diversity of cultures in the Greater Vancouver area. Amit’s past occupational therapy experience includes work in neurology, orthopedics, eldercare, wheelchair and seating prescription, vocational rehabilitation, and chronic pain management.
Amit is certified in Neuro Developmental Therapy from NDTA, USA; and trained in Dementia Care Mapping (DCM) from the University of Bradford, UK. He is also trained in seating and complex postural management from the UK. Amit has successfully completed International Yoga Teachers Training course (100 hours) from India, and is able to combine this knowledge with occupational therapy to holistically treat clients suffering pain and illness.
Amit is a certified PGAP provider. Amit has always been a respected member of the industry, and enjoys mentoring. He has made presentations in international conferences, and is well experienced in conducting workshops for clients, caregivers, and health care professionals. Amit has served as a member of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists – British Columbia (CAOT-BC) Advisory Committee. Amit currently serves as a member of Professional Advisory Committee of Stroke Recovery Association of British Columbia.