Ashton Banfield, MScOT

Ashton grew up in St. John’s, Newfoundland and completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Memorial University of Newfoundland before completing her Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy at McGill University. She and her partner now live in Penticton, where they love to hike, bike and swim, along with Aston’s hobby for playing guitar and mandolin! Ashton enjoys her position at Meridian because every client is unique and no two days are the same. She loves the professional development that her position offers and finds it rewarding to see her clients achieving their goals. 

Qualifications and Memberships

Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from McGill University
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Psychology from Memorial University of Newfoundland
Member of the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia
Member of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists
Registered Autism Service Provider (RASP) for Children under 6


 Areas of Practice

 Mental health
Case Management
Community Rehabilitation
Chronic Pain Rehab
Post-Concussion Rehab
Brain Injury Rehabilitation
Return to Work Coordination

Pediatric Services
Autism Services
















– Gross motor, fine motor, sensory integration, emotional regulation, life skills
































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