Our Team

Our staff have advanced training and certifications in a variety of physiotherapy sub-specialties. We strive to provide every patient with the highest level of care.

Many members of our team are also at the forefront of physiotherapy research and education. We teach at the University  of Ottawa and are involved with clinical placements and instruction for physiotherapy students from a variety of institutions. We also offer internships for rehabilitation assistance and human kinetics.

The Action Potential Rehab admin team work tirelessly to ensure the seamless operation of our practice from the back end to what you see – in-clinic, at-home, or via Telerehab.

Wendy Sarsons

Registered physiotherapist
Co-owner, Action Potential Rehabilitation

Wendy has over 30 years of experience treating babies, children and adults with neurological disorders. This includes clients with stroke, cerebral palsy, brain injury, Down Syndrome and developmental delay. Wendy has both Advanced Paediatric NDT/Bobath and Advanced Adult Bobath training, and is a certified examiner of the Brazelton Neonatal Behavioural Assessment Scale (for infants). She has taken courses in a variety of treatment techniques including Kinesiotaping, Myofascial Release and Constraint Induced Movement Therapy, and in specialty areas such as sensory processing, vision and movement, and hand rehabilitation. She has also taken specific training to treat Torticollis in infants and children, and more recently she has completed the modules of NVPT training with the Padula Institute of Vision.

Wendy’s special interests include working with children and adults with stroke and brain injuries. She provides physiotherapy consultation to many programs for clients with special needs through the City of Ottawa Recreation Special Needs branch. She has also worked at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario and at the Ottawa Children’s Treatment Center.


Jacquie Levy

Registered physiotherapist
Co-owner, Action Potential Rehabilitation

Jacquie has more than 20 years experience in the areas of adult and paediatric neurology, and in working with clients with complex rehabilitation needs. She received her clinical specialist certification in neurosciences from the Physiotherapy Specialty Certification Board of Canada in May 2012 and is an assessor for the specialty program. Jacquie has advanced NDT/Bobath certification and is certified in the LSVT BIG method of treatment for Parkinson’s Disease. She is also a PWR (Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery) Clinician. She has taken courses in a variety of treatment techniques including Constraint Induced Movement Therapy, Motor Relearning and Graded Motor Imagery. Her special interests include the transition and re-integration of patients with multiple needs into the community and fitness programming for the disabled. Jacquie provides physiotherapy consultation and teaching to many of the community exercise programs in Ottawa, including the Acquired Brain Injury Program (City of Ottawa) and the Aphasia Centre of Ottawa. Jacquie and Wendy have taught several workshops for professionals working with Stroke survivors.

Jacquie has worked as a member of the Ontario Provincial Guidelines Committee helping to establish guidelines for exercise programming for Stroke survivors, and is the physiotherapy representative to the Health Advisory Committee of the Champlain LHIN. She is a clinical supervisor for the University of Ottawa Physiotherapy Program and has been invited to join the neurology team, teaching parts of the neurophysiotherapy practical curriculum. 


Registered Physiotherapists

Eloise Bruner

Julia Wallace

Andrea Chase

Charlotte Dunlap

Patricia Fejes

Reem Dawod

Denise Lawrence

Wynne Lee

Lorraine McCormack

Shaughna McDonald

Daniel Blacher

Michèle Murphy

Andreanne Scott-Boyer

Anne Taillon-Hobson

Caryn Taylor

Malissa Stack

Kristy Steeves

Vicki Thomson

Kathryn Vant

Weiyi Yang

Jessane Castro

Physiotherapy Residents

Clare Murphy

Raphaëlle Leblanc

Meagan Milton

Physiotherapy Assistants

Jacquie Baillie

Grace Morel

Fil Marrongelli


Physiotherapy Assistants / Exercise Therapists

Heidi Gordon

Daria Kanel

Christine Rogers

Registered Speech-Language Pathologist

Karen Giannandrea

Intake Coordinator / Administration Team

Lynette Gordon

Amanda Bush

Ximena Borbolla