Lisa Kennedy, owner of Active Pediatrics, earned her Masters of Occupational Therapy in Scotland and has over 15 years of experience in the pediatric community, initially as an Applied Behavioral Analyst and later as an Occupational Therapist.
Lisa has provided OT services to children ranging from 1 to 18, addressing various conditions such as ASD, SPD, ADHD, DCD, motor delays, developmental delays, brain injury, and orthopedic conditions. She is registered with the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT) and the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (COTO). Lisa prioritizes natural environment therapy and emphasizes the crucial role of parents/caregivers in the therapeutic process. Originally from Newfoundland, Lisa has lived and studied from coast to coast as well as overseas. Having made Ontario her home in 2016, Lisa embraces outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, and enjoying quality time with her husband and two daughters.
Shikha Garg completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy in India and has gained extensive experience working with diverse populations across multiple settings, including hospitals, mental health facilities, and outpatient rehabilitation centers. Her diverse experiences have equipped her with the necessary skills and knowledge needed to deliver holistic, client-centered care. Shikha is passionate about helping her clients achieve their physical, affective, cognitive, and spiritual goals. Outside of work, Shikha enjoys cooking and watching movies.
Juliana Deliberto earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy in Argentina and is currently pursuing a diploma in Early Childhood Education. Her passion for working with children drives her to expand her knowledge of their development. Juliana has diverse experiences, including providing tailored treatments to children with autism and other developmental disorders within mental health contexts. She has also worked in educational settings with children and adolescents diagnosed with various disabilities. Additionally, Juliana has experience as an occupational therapist in a psychiatric clinic. Outside of work, Juliana enjoys spending time with her family, appreciating sunny days for picnics, cycling, and beach outings. She finds joy in reading and listening to music.