Melissa Gibbons – Occupational Therapy For Children

“I have had many clients in common with Dr. Pure. My clients have consistently reported to me that the care they receive from Dr. Pure is thorough, relevant and practical. From my personal experience, she has always been approachable, knowledgeable, and demonstrates a passion for helping her clients receive the best care. Dr. Pure is always at the top of my list for psychologists that I recommend to my clients.”

Melissa Gibbons

MelissaGibbonsScreen Shot 2013-07-12 at 11.19.25 AMMelissa Gibbons OT Reg (NS) is the owner of Hands For Growth and the primary clinical occupational therapist.

She obtained degrees in Kinesiology and Occupational Therapy from Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS. Having worked in a variety of community and hospital based programs (including the IWK Children’s Hospital), Melissa has accrued years of clinical experience in paediatric occupational therapy. She is committed to the future of her profession, and is currently fulfilling a role of lab tutor with Dalhousie University’s School of Occupational Therapy Master’s Entry level program.

Melissa has a great interest in handwriting tutoring. She is Level One Certified in the  Handwriting Without Tears® program, and is pleased to offer handwriting assessments and interventions based on this curriculum.

Melissa is very familiar with the Halifax Regional School Board family of schools and has consulted with the staff of many schools.