Meet the Team

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Kerry Casperson

MA., RCC

Kerry has completed her BA in Child and Youth Care and her MA in Counselling Psychology. Kerry is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with 20 years of counselling experience. She specializes in working with children and youth, family counselling, and parental support. Areas of expertise include Autism Spectrum Disorders, Developmental Disabilities, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Anxiety, Depression, and Trauma counselling. Kerry is trained in the Social Thinking Model, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Exposure Response Prevention, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Sexual Abuse Intervention Training.

Kerry has a passion to help strengthen individuals and families and believes that the sky’s the limit for growth and potential. It takes a community to raise a child and she is honoured to be a part of that journey!

kerrycaspersoncounselling@gmail.com
250-309-6850

 

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Holly Dalgleish

MSW in Clinical Social Work, RSW

Holly received her Bachelor of Social Work degree (BSW) from Thompson Rivers University and her Master’s in Clinical Social Work (MSW) from UBC Okanagan. She has additional training in Restorative Justice from Simon Fraser University. Holly is a Registered Social Worker (RSW) with the BC Association of Social Workers (BCASW). Holly’s has training in psychodynamic counselling, play therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy.

Holly has 10 years experience working with children, youth and their families in a variety of areas and specializes in these areas; working with at-risk youth, family support work, lifestyles and life transitions work, parenting education and support, anxiety counselling, Autism, and social skill development.

Holly strongly believes in working collaboratively with the family because it takes a community to raise a child!

hollydalgleishcounselling@gmail.com
250-938-7209

 

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Ellie Jensen

B.A., B.Ed.

Teacher, Tutor, Artist

Ellie completed her BA and B.Ed. program at the University of Lethbridge, Alberta. She holds a current BC Teaching Certificate and an AB Permanent Teaching Certificate. Ellie has 7 years of teaching experience at a school in Calgary focusing on Differentiated Instruction. She has completed many professional development projects, attended several educational conferences and has worked very closely with teachers, school councilors, administrators and parents to help students. Most recently Ellie has been working as a private tutor to kids in the Vernon area with Autism, Anxiety, OCD, ADD, ADHD and mild to moderate learning disabilities.

Ellie is very much a process thinker, holds exceptionally strong interpersonal and communication skills which benefits each individual. She genuinely enjoys working with kids of all ages to address various learning needs. Because of Ellie’s previous experiences in the education system, she is a very valuable asset to each student’s learning team. Her students find greater confidence, growth in accomplishments, experience success and are open to learning.

jensen.ellie@hotmail.com
250-540-1784

Anne Ross

Anne Ross, BScOT (OT)

Occupational Therapist

Anne is a registered occupational therapist and an honours graduate from Queen’s University.

Her experience includes over 20 years with the public education system as a consultant and collaborative team member for children ages 5-19. Her practice involves assessment and treatment of children with both physical and developmental disabilities. Anne has extensive experience with children who have Autism Spectrum Disorder; she is a member of the RASP (Registered Autism Service Provider) list and is trained in the Social Thinking Curriculum.

As an occupational therapist, Anne is concerned with children who have challenges that interfere with successful participation and performance of every day activities.
She takes a practical approach to helping children develop skills and strategies to overcome these challenges, reveal potential and nurture self-esteem. Anne is committed to working toward goals that are meaningful to the child and family.

anneross.ot@gmail.com
250-306-7127

 

Aimee Carson

Aimee Carson, MSc SLP(C)

Registered Speech-Language Pathologist

Aimee is a registered Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from the University of British Columbia Okanagan and a Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Alberta.

Aimee treats the following:

  • Speech (including articulation, phonology, apraxia)
  • Language
  • Fluency (stuttering) aged 7 years and up
  • Social communication
  • Augmentative communication

While studying at the University of Alberta, Aimee was lucky to be among a limited number of SLP students that were chosen to complete a traineeship in the Comprehensive Stuttering Program at the respected and renowned Institute for Stuttering Treatment and Research (ISTAR). This education and experience provided Aimee with the skills and knowledge to confidently treat stuttering in older children, teens, and adults. She has seen this therapy change lives and she is passionate about helping people who stutter say what they want to say, when they want to say it, and to say it with ease and confidence.

Aimee also has an interest in Augmentative Communication and teaches a course on this topic at Okanagan College in Vernon.

speech@carsontherapy.ca
250-463-1064

 

 

julie boyle

Demian Carson, MSc PT

Registered Physiotherapist

Demian is a registered Physiotherapist with a Bachelor's Degree in Human Kinetics from the University of British Columbia Okanagan and a Master's Degree in Physical Therapy from the faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Alberta. Demian was a member of the national Nordic Combined ski team for many years, and after retiring from skiing he coached young athletes in the sport. His love of sport and his enjoyment of working with kids naturally translated into a career in physiotherapy, with a special focus on pediatric therapy. Demian also has an interest and special training in vesitibular rehab, and treats clients of all ages with vestibular issues, such as dizziness and vertigo.

physio@carsontherapy.ca
250-515-1132

 

 

Contact Us

Sky High Professional Group
B2 3334 30 Ave. Vernon B.C.
V1T 2C8
located in the Sun Valley Mall

Kerry Casperson: 250-309-6850
Holly Dalgleish: 250-938-7209
Ellie Jensen: 250-540-1784
Anne Ross: 250-306-7127
Aimee Carson: 250-463-1064
Demian Carson: 250-515-1132