I SPEAK: English
MY EXPERTISE: Traumatic and acquired brain injuries, chronic pain and various orthopaedic injuries, mental health conditions
MY SERVICE AREA: Toronto, Brampton, Mississauga, Oakville, Milton, Hamilton, Brantford, Kitchener, St. Catharines, Niagara Falls
Traumatic and acquired brain injuries, chronic pain and various orthopaedic injuries, mental health conditions
Life Care planning
Medical legal assessments, including Tort Assessment
Vocational assessments and treatment
Provided expert testimony as an Occupational Therapist in court
Certifications related to vocational assessment and treatment (Workwell)
Addictions management (Concurrent Disorder Certificate from CAMH and the University of Toronto)
Trauma Counselling/Post-Traumatic Stress Management (Trauma Counselling Certificate from the Hincks Dellcrest Centre, Gail Appel Institute of Toronto)
Practical intervention strategies for anxiety, depression and grief management (from the Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute)
Maike McCaskell has more than 28 years of clinical experience working as a registered Occupational Therapist, case manager and life care planner. She has extensive experience in community-based rehabilitation with clients who have sustained traumatic and acquired brain injuries, chronic pain and various orthopaedic injuries.
She has clinical experience in both the public and private sectors, working with Community Care Access Centre (CCAC), Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), and the auto insurance industry. As well, she has experience in medical legal assessment and has given expert testimony for the courts.
Since 1998, Maike has occupied a variety of leadership and management roles. A graduate of McMaster University, she is also a teaching associate with that university. Through her prior rehabilitation practice, she has supervised and provided clinical training to numerous Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapy Assistant and Kinesiology students from McMaster University, University of Toronto, Mohawk College and the University of Waterloo. Maike is a member in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapy of Ontario.
During her spare time, Maike enjoys spending time with her family, travelling, hiking, home decorating and design.
“It has been such a pleasure as a Case Manager to work with PiOT and their dedicated therapists – special mention to Occupational Therapists Daniella Caskie and Lisa Martin! The PiOT team are diligent, conscientious, skilled, proactive and have been delightful to work with. Arvinder has clearly fostered a team of Occupational Therapists committed to positively impacting the lives of clients and families with ABI and complex injuries!”
“It has been our pleasure to work with the professional team and staff at PiOT in assisting our injured clients and their families after a serious accident. We have always found the team at PiOT to be responsive, compassionate and dedicated, and the feedback from our clients has been consistently positive. I highly recommend the Occupational Therapy team at PiOT.”
“Lina creates a space where you meet others who share your experience with concussions so you can learn, grow and be inspired together. She encourages you to share and support each other through an interactive process full of info and insights. You’ll have fun and feel connected to a community of survivors.”
“This program allowed me to share my experiences with others and get my thoughts back on track again! I have been able to catch myself when thinking negative thoughts early, so I don’t spiral down and get sad.”
“These sessions were my first opportunity to connect with other folks who have had similar injuries. The opportunity to hear both positive and challenging experiences from week to week really helps to show that you are not alone in your experience and is different than reading or listening to people telling their stories.”
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