Key Features of EmkiroKidz Clinical Tele-Health Licensed Health Services:
Expertise in ADHD and Related Issues: The EmkiroKidz Clinic team specializes in working with children with ADHD, anxiety, low self esteem, and other mental health challenges, ensuring a targeted and effective approach to their unique needs.
Tele-Health Accessibility: EmkiroKidz Clinic is proud to offer tele-health services, making it convenient for children and their families to access expert services such as occupational therapy, registered psychotherapy, and registered dietitian services from the comfort of their homes. This flexibility is particularly beneficial for those with busy schedules or limited mobility.
Individualized Treatment Plans: We recognize that every child is unique, and their needs vary. EmkiroKidz Clinic therapists develop personalized treatment plans tailored to each child’s specific challenges and strengths.
Insurance Coverage: EmkiroKidz Clinic understands the importance of making quality healthcare accessible. EmkiroKidz tele-health licensed health services for school-age children may be covered by various insurance plans, easing the financial burden for families seeking support.
Lisa Iannuzziello is a mental health occupational therapist with experience supporting children, youth, and young adults. Her approach is grounded in strengths, focusing on building therapeutic rapport and integrating her clients’ values into their work together. Lisa has worked extensively with children with various diagnoses, including autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, anxiety, depression, and oppositional defiant disorder.
As an occupational therapist, Lisa’s work focuses on functional goals and takes an integrative approach to support daily tasks, considering mental, physical, social, and cognitive health factors. She tailors her approach for each family to meet the unique needs of her clients.
Lisa provides support in the following areas:
- Emotional Regulation
- Managing mental health symptoms and coping mechanisms
- Building and maintaining routines
- Executive functions such as time management, task initiation, attention, organization, and planning
- Sensory differences
- Picky eating
- Academic support
Lisa holds a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from McMaster University and a Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences from Queen’s University. Lisa has received various awards recognizing her academic achievements, contributions to mental health occupational therapy practice, and advocacy in social issues.
She is registered as an occupational therapist in the provinces of Ontario and British Columbia. Lisa is able to work with clients residing in ON and BC, as well as in provinces that have signed the Memorandum of Understanding for occupational therapists across Canada. This includes AB, MB, NS, and the territories.
Dr. Michelle Kang is a dual-licensed practitioner as a Chiropractor and an Acupuncturist. With 14 years of clinical experience, Dr. Kang has helped many patients who suffer from numerous musculoskeletal ailments.
This includes many younger population with common conditions such as scoliosis, torticollis, flat feet, colic, and sport injuries in children. It is imperative for children and teenagers to have a regular check up with a specialist to ensure that their spine and their muscles are functioning properly and optimally at every stage of their growth.
Dr. Kang has completed training in perinatal care and Webster technique with the International Chiropractic Paediatric Association and Active Release Therapy. Being a mother herself, Dr. Kang understands and emphasizes the gentle and effective approach to assessing and treating younger population.
Dr. Alison Lee is a compassionate and dedicated chiropractor with years of hands on experience in providing gentle and effective care for children and teenagers. She takes a holistic and patient-centred approach to chiropractic and furthered her expertise through training in pediatric chiropractic techniques and adolescent care, equipping her with the knowledge and skills to provide safe and tailored treatments for young patients. She treats a wide range of adolescent conditions including postural imbalance, flat feet, scoliosis, headaches, and sports injuries. She advocates for the importance of early intervention in promoting optimal musculoskeletal development and overall mobility throughout childhood and adolescence.
Does your youth have low self-esteem and struggle believing in themselves? Are they scared of making mistakes and fear failure? The worries have started to affect their life and you are now stuck on what to do to help them. If your child is ready to take the step, counselling might be an avenue to improve confidence, manage worries, improve mood and develop coping skills. I provide psychotherapy services to youth (ages 12+) encountering: depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, poor boundaries, overthinking, harsh inner critic, self-doubt, religious conflict/trauma, anger, post-trauma, relationship difficulties and life-transitions.
Ashley is a certified art therapist and psychotherapist who specializes in working with children, adolescents, and young adults. Ashley’s passion is to support people in telling their story and exploring ways in which growth might happen. While art therapy can be for anyone, it can be especially effective in working with children and adolescents. By incorporating visual art-based directives, accessing feelings may become less intimidating while the overall therapeutic experience encourages curiosity and play. She specializes in working with people who experience:
- Relationship conflict
- Adjustment difficulties
- Behavioural issues
Hey there! I’m Jonathan Van Viegen, a dedicated psychotherapist with over 8 years of hands-on experience specializing in children and families. My mission? To spark transformative change in the lives of children and their families. Growing up in today’s world can be tough, especially for kids. I’ve made it my business to understand and address the unique challenges they face. I don’t practice a one-size-fits-all approach to therapy – I go beyond the traditional playbook. My approach is filled with empathy, a solution-focused mindset, and a commitment to empowering children to conquer obstacles and cultivate resilience. Working with me is about finding lasting solutions and diving into a therapeutic experience filled with positivity and a deep commitment to each child’s well-being. So, join me on this journey. Together, we’ll unlock the potential within your child, help them build resilience, and lay down strong foundations for a brighter future.
Neeli Grewal started her clinical career as Family, Child and Youth Therapist working with infant, children, youth and parents. She brings an early intervention, risk reduction, and a variety of age appropriate intervention frameworks to her work with parents and children. Not only has she worked directly with children, she has also supported building capacity of parents to enhance and strengthen their skills to be able to best respond to the unique needs for their child(ren). Neeli has been working in multiple capacities within the children and youth mental health sector in community-based settings, supporting schools, and through private practice.
Neeli integrates tools to support parents and children to reach key milestones that are age and developmentally necessary to ensure children are reaching optimal levels of functioning across different domains in their life. Neeli introduces effective psychotherapy interventions to support children between the ages of 3-6, 6-12, and 12+ as she recognizes that these early years of development bring a range of different difficulties at each stage.
Neeli is fluent in Punjabi and English.
PSYCHOTHERAPY MODALITIES UTILIZED
Neeli has extensive training and experience utilizing a variety of psychotherapy modalities including (but not limited to):
- Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
- Trauma Focused CBT (TF-CBT)
- Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT)
- Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
- Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
- Psychodynamic Therapy
- Narrative Therapy
- Motivational Interviewing
AREAS OF SPECIALTY
Neeli has experience working with individuals who are experiencing a variety of concerns including (but not limited to):
- Anxiety Disorders
- Behavioral concerns
- School challenges
- Parental separation/divorce
Vanessa Hurley is a Registered Dietitian with a BSc. in Human Nutrition (Honours) from St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia (2002) and a Master of Health Sciences (Community Nutrition) from the University of Toronto (2004) and has earned numerous scholarships and awards while pursuing her post-secondary and post graduate education. She has been a member of the College of Dietitians since 2004 and has experience working as a Registered Dietitian for two major Canadian food companies, in private practice for health clinics, and for two Ontario public health units (with a prenatal/infant/child health and a chronic diseases prevention focus). Vanessa provides evidence-based food and nutrition advice and compassionate care, working with you to create the best possible plan plan to meet your goals. With over ten years experience in prenatal, infant and child nutrition, and having first hand experience nourishing two active boys, Vanessa is passionate about helping individuals and families to develop and maintain a healthy relationship with food that can last a lifetime.
ASD, ADHD, Anxiety, Depression
Emotional Regulation & Self Esteem
Building & Maintaining Routines
Academic Support with Occupational Therapist
Registered Dietitian Counselling
Meal Planning & Weight Management
If you’re unsure where to begin, book a free consultation with an expert today. An EmkiroKidz expert will work with you to answer your questions towards creating a personalized plan that fits your child’s unique needs and goals.
EmkiroKidz Tele-health Fees
If you’ve got a health benefits plan in Ontario, we can submit billings directly to participating insurers or provide official receipt for reimbursement as per your plan details.
What is EmkiroKidz?
EmkiroKidz is a branch of Emkiro’s established heatlh care centre that provides expert Tele-health services by qualified health professionals who are experts in working with children. They have the education and expertise to provide evidence-based advice and create personalized treatment and management plans.
What kind of services does EmkiroKidz offer?
EmkiroKidz provides a wide range of services, including occupational therapy, registered dietitian services, psychotherapy services for children. Additionally, the EmkiroKidz clinic offers physical therapy services on-site at 70 University with qualified, experienced professionals.
How can EmkiroKidz help my child achieve their health goals?
Your EmkiroKids team will work with you to create a personalized plan and provide ongoing support to help you make lasting changes. They can also provide expert advice and make recommendations.
How long is an EmkiroKidz appointment?
Typically, appointments are 60 minutes in length.
What should I expect during my first EmkiroKidz appointment?
During your first appointment, the EmkiroKid expert will likely ask you about your health history, current eating habits, and health goals. This information will be used to create a personalized plan and provide recommendations for achieving your health goals.
How often should I schedule appointments?
The frequency of appointments will depend on the individual’s needs and goals. Some individuals may benefit from weekly or bi-weekly appointments, while others may only need to make appointments on a monthly basis.
How is a virtual appointment different from an in-person appointment?
A virtual appointment is similar to an in-person appointment in terms of the information discussed and the support provided. However, instead of meeting face-to-face, the appointment takes place over a video conferencing platform. This can be more convenient, private, and accessible for many individuals, as it eliminates the need to travel to an office or clinic. Additionally, virtual appointments may also offer more flexibility in scheduling.
How can I get reimbursed from my insurance company for EmkiroKidz services?
To get reimbursed for health care fees, the first step is to check your insurance policy to see if it covers the cost of the specific health services. The EmkiroKidz customer service team can help obtain this information with your consent. We can direct bill participating insurers or provide a detailed receipt upon payment which can be provided to your insurance company for reimbursement the portion of fees covered by your plan.