Tiffanie is the CEO and founder of Green Tree Rehabilitation (GTR). GTR was founded with one purpose: To successfully treat every person who walks through the doors and be the best therapist she could be in the field. Tiffanie’s vision is to lead and develop a team of occupational therapy specialists in providing cutting edge brain, psychological and orthopedic trauma assessment and intervention. Tiffanie has developed neurorehabilitation and mental health programming that successfully treats those diagnosed with concussion and brain injuries, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and anxiety, orthopaedic injuries, and chronic pain. Her goal is to change people’s lives in a meaningful way to support living strong and happy lives. She has helped countless seriously injured people successfully overcome their concussion, mental health and orthopedic issues and move forward in their lives.
Since 1999, Tiffanie has worked in roles involving complex, at risk/marginalized and diverse populations with mental health, brain injuries and disabilities. In 2001, she completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. In 2006, she finished her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy and then returned to obtain a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy in 2015 at the University of Alberta. She is certified in providing Prolonged Exposure (PE) Therapy, Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCEs) including training in cognitive and advanced FCEs, trigger point therapy and various other certifications. She is a nationally recognized expert in occupational therapy and formally qualified by the court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta and by the Provincial Court of Alberta (Family and Youth Division). Tiffanie specializes in all trauma, ranging from simple to complex cases consisting of orthopaedic, musculoskeletal, hands, concussion and brain injuries, and mental health. She is involved in medical legal cases for the adult population who have sustained injuries from motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, etc., and for pediatric cases involving birth trauma injuries. Today, she is one of the most sought-after experts for providing objective functional capacity evaluations and therapy in all her areas of expertise.
Tiffanie has actively contributed to the betterment of occupational therapy practice having served on multiple professional boards and committees. In addition to her clinical work, Tiffanie teaches functional capacity evaluations at the University of Alberta. The neurorehabilitation program treating concussions and vestibular dysfunction is one of 3 in Canada providing such specialized care. Tiffanie is also the creator of the Occupational Therapy Occupational Performance Activation (OTOPA) program, which helps individuals with ADHD, PTSD, chronic pain, depression, and/or anxiety. In her free time, Tiffanie enjoys music and singing, nurturing her own family, coaching basketball, traveling, and dining with friends and family.