Josh Poirier, MSc
My journey towards working with individuals recovering from traumatic brain injuries (TBI), acquired brain injuries, or concussions began back in high school as I tried to outrun a defender in a rugby match, taking a head-to-head hit that led to post-concussion symptoms…
Hélène Thériault, OT
Hélène is a graduate of the School of Occupational Therapy at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She completed a Master’s Degree in Adult Education at St. Francis Xavier University in 2015 and became an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) through Essential Impact and the International Coach Federation (ICF) in 2017…
Cognitive Instructor and Recreation Therapist
I have a passion for partnering with people to achieve wellness goals through meaningful activities and strengths-based action planning. After working for several years with the brain injury community in group programs and individual coaching…
Alexandra Ilici, BSc
My fascination with the brain first stemmed from an interest in biological psychology and mental health. This further developed into a passion for learning how the brain and body interact and influence each other, leading me to pursue a Bachelor in Behavioural Neuroscience at Simon Fraser University …
Certified Personal Trainer and Strength and Conditioning Coach
Hi, my name is Niall Grainger I am a certified Personal Trainer & Strength and Conditioning coach, my background is in general fitness, body composition, injury prevention and Strength & conditioning which I have a tremendous passion for and large experience in…
Clinical Counsellor, MA, RCC
Jodi Campbell is a registered clinical counsellor who works in private practice with a focus on trauma. She works from a relationship-focused, attachment-based framework helping people understand and heal past wounds so that they can become more open to ….
I am driven to promote change within people so that as a society we can grow. When I was first introduced to Watson Centre, I was inspired seeing the growth and potential to make a positive impact on so many futures. My role as Financial Controller is to…
Board of Directors
Howard Eaton, M.Ed
Board Member, Chair
I love creating educational programs for children, young adults, and adults that are specifically designed to be life-enhancing. My focus has been on building educational environments that work with children with a variety of special needs profiles …
Mark Watson, MA
Michael A. Kale, B.A. LLB
Board of Directors
Michael is a senior corporate commercial solicitor with 30 years of experience. He assists clients in achieving their financing, development, acquisitions and divestitures goals at his firm in downtown Vancouver. Michael grew up in North Vancouver. He attended the University of British Columbia…
In 2014, Marie-Eve was diagnosed with a devastating brain infection and had six brain surgeries. After her first surgery she became paralyzed and had to learn to walk again. She worked hard on her rehabilitation, after which she was left on her own to figure out…
Safety, empathy, determination, collaboration and growth.
Improving the quality of life for people who have suffered brain injuries, acquired brain injuries, or concussions.
To provide programs, delivered by specialists, for the purpose of helping people with brain injury to improve and reclaim their lives to the fullest.