AMY YEE, B. OT., Occupational Therapist
Amy is an experienced occupational therapist who holds licences to practice in 3 countries: Canada, the United States, and the Philippines. Amy joins our Leap team, after recently moving to North Vancouver, with years of experience in pediatric clinical practice, teaching as Occupational Therapy Faculty, and high academic achievements in her own occupational therapy education.
Prior to joining Leap, Amy has provided occupational therapy services for years within a pediatric multi-disciplinary clinic, for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down's Syndrome, ADHD, learning disabilities, communication disorders, Cerebral Palsy, and other developmental disabilities. Amy offers experienced skills in sensory integration, fine motor development, neurodevelopmental therapy (NDT), as well as a developed passion and skill set using the DIR® Floortime approach (Developmental Individual-difference Relationship-based model created by psychiatrists Stanley Greenspan, M.D. and Serena Wieder, PhD).
Amy has demonstrated her passion for excellence in providing therapy services since the time she completed her Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy in the Philippines in 2010. She was awarded as the Most Outstanding Intern of her class for exemplary performance during clinical practice, and then went on to graduate in the top 2 of the licensure examinations.
In addition to her academic achievements and clinical practice, Amy held a position of Faculty Member at Velez College, Philippines, prior to moving to Canada. In this role she was responsible for teaching occupational therapy students with a focus on evidence-based, current pediatric practice.
Amy moved to North Vancouver, BC in 2015. She and is excited to bring her skills to our Leap team and to discover the many gems of BC living! When she isn't busy enriching the lives of children in her clinical practice, you'll find her doing arts and crafts, gardening and exploring local parks. She loves to travel when she has the chance and explore different cultures, food and fashion. Animals, especially dogs, never fail to capture her heart and make her smile.
Amy is a registered member of the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia and Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists.