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We are exceptionally grateful for all of the time and effort that has gone into the creation of Brainstreams as you see it today. It is truly a collaborative effort and it would not have been possible without the contributions of many people, including those listed below.

Expert acknowledgements:

Dr. Verna Amell, R.Psych.880, Psychologist, GFS

Sacha Arsenault, BSc, BSc(OT), Educator, GFS

Janet Chasse, BScOT, Occupational Therapist, GFS

Monique Davidon, MSW, Addictions Counsellor

Janet Finlayson, MA
Canadian Certified Rehabilitation Professional
Vocational Rehabilitation Counsellor and Clinical Practice Leader
GF Strong Rehab Centre

Bradley J. Hallam, Ph.D., R. Psych. #1572
Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Neurology, University of British Columbia
Acting Training Director, Vancouver Coastal Health, Psychology Internship Program
GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre

Lisa Kristalovich, OT, Holy Family Hospital, Driver Rehab Program

Kate McBride, RN, BSN, CRRN Coordinator, Sexual Health Rehab Service, GFS

Jane Millard, Retired OT with 36 years experience working in the field of acquired brain injury rehabilitation

V. Lynn Rennison, Psy.D., Registered Psychologist, GFS

Alice Rose, B.Sc. (OT), M.Ed., GFS

Dr. Jennifer Yao
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC
Medical Manager, ABI program, GFS

Christine Zarowsky, RN, BSN

Emily Watts and Brian Webster, Webster and Associates

Vancouver Film School


All those who have contributed their stories in Brainstreams videos so far:

Phil and Joy Archer

John Baker

Mary Benson

Andrea Hector Brown

Jennifer Baxter Butler

Melanie Caple

Kam Hung Chung

Bill Clare

Dean Gagnon

Greg Goldberg

Jeff Hawker

Debbie Jubb

Kalev Kasendi

Judi Libin

Anh Ly

Marc Lippok

Hong Nguyen

Jon Pesochin

Jack Plain

Jon Preston and Rachel Drummond

Doug Querns

Leonard Regan

Valerie Reynolds

Jim Sibley

Geoff Sing

Wendy Station

Gus Thorne

Gay Walker

Ian Young


Other special contributors:


Affinity Bridge

Betty Sinclair

John Sherwood

Kelly Sharp

Kristy Buchner

Laura Robertson

Mel Beaton

Mike Barton

Mike Prescott

Mike Rossiter

Mitch Loreth

Serena Frew

Shelby Tay

Thomas Fillingham



A project of:


Project launch made possible by:

  BC Neurotrauma Fund via

Rick Hansen Foundation, BC Neurotrauma Fund

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We acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia. 

Brainstreams.ca is an online education and networking site for the Brain Injury Community in B.C. and beyond.

The material on this web site is provided for educational purposes only, and is not to be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.