Dr. Densmore M.D. (Physician)
Dr. Densmore is a strong family man who has been in Family Medical Practice in the North Okanagan region and he has published two books on FASD. He is a strong advocate for patients and especially those touched by FASD. He is a recognized leader in the field of FASD and research in Canada and the UK. Dr. Densmore was a member of eight Canadian FASD Medical Experts who designed the pharmaceutical guidelines for individuals with FASD.
Dr. Kim McGuire Ph.D (Neuro-psychologist)
Dr. Kimberly McGuire is a Registered Psychologist in British Columbia. She has a Master’s Degree in developmental psychology and a doctorate in clinical neuropsychology. She has been practicing in neuropsychological, vocational, learning disabilities, and general clinical diagnostic assessment, as well as rehabilitation planning for 30 years. Dr. McGuire is currently part of a Head Injury Assessment and Treatment Services (HIATS) team in Kelowna. She has a private practice that addresses appropriate training and vocational supports for individuals with learning disorders, mental health conditions, and physical disabilities.
Bernadette O’Donnell B.Ed., M.Ed. (Educational Consultant and Clinic Coordinator)
Bernadette has a Master’s Degree in Leadership. She was a school administrator and Resource Teacher who specialized in assessment, program design for youth with disabilities and professional development for instructional staff. She taught at the post-secondary level and coordinated the Adult FASD Support Program for the Calgary John Howard Society. She has published and has extensive international experience in training professional communities.
We have access to the spiritual healing of Elders in different regions of the interior of B.C.. If a client would like to have an Elder they have already connected with, they are encouraged to include them during the reporting out process after diagnosis.
Other Professionals We Access
Other Professionals that we access for the assessment, on an as need basis, include: an Occupational Therapist; Speech and Language Therapist and a Neurologist.
Our Board Members
Shannon Haraldson – Board Chair
Iris Brooke – Vice Chair
Rose Greenlaw – Finance
Candice Anderson – Secretary
Rhonda Martel – Parent Director
Debra Bob – Indigenous Director
Trevor Love – FASD Advocate
Kelly Gruner – Book Keeper
Board Meetings are held the last Wednesday of each month,
11:30 – 1:00 p.m. at the clinic office.
“The People Place” – #104 3402 27 Ave Vernon.