"The mentorship program at has been instrumental in developing my skills and confidence as a new graduate. Julia and Joelle are incredible mentors to learn from! They are easy to talk to and always go above and beyond to answer any questions I have." - HT

"The Mentorship program has tremendously contributed to my overall practice as a new graduate. It’s been so helpful to have not only one but two mentors to learn from during the shadowing hours and workshops." - GM

"The mentorship program has helped me tremendously in navigating the start of my career as a new physiotherapist. The frequent workshops helped me learn, practice and hone my clinical skills, which helped me gain a lot more confidence in my practice. Through the mentorship program, I feel very supported and the advice I get from my mentors have been invaluable as a new grad." - FL

WHO WE ARE

Joelle Karam

Joelle graduated with a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto. Prior to her Masters she received an Honours Degree in the Bachelor of Health Sciences Program from McMaster University. Further, she is a Neurofunctional Contemporary Acupuncture Provider, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and holds an executive position at the Canadian Contemporary Acupuncture Association. She is a clinical Educator with the University of Toronto Physical Therapy Program, instructs at the McMaster Contemporary Acupuncture Program, and with Dr Mike Prebeg’s Foundations in Neuro-Functional Assessment course.

Continuing Education:

  • McMaster Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program

  • McMaster Acupuncture Advanced Sports Performance Program

  • Scalp Acupuncture - certified by Asian Integrative Medicine Learning, Dr. Jishun Hao

  • Skills in Hand Foundations in Neuro-Functional Assessment

  • Dr. Mike Prebeg Elite NHL Mentorship Program

  • Diaphragm/Pelvic Floor Piston for Adult Populations Part 1 & 2

  • ALTIS Performance Therapy Program

  • Orthopaedic Physiotherapy - Manual Therapy Level 3

  • APTEI: Cervical Neural Tissue Pathodynamics, Lumbar Articular Dysfunction, SI Joint Dysfunction, The Shoulder Complex, TMJ Dysfunction

  • Neuroproprioceptive and Sports Taping

  • Precision Nutrition Level 1

  • Polestar Pilates - Gateway Level 1 Reformer

  • B.A.S.E. Inside-Out Training Course with Sally Belanger

  • APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program

  • Real Time Ultrasound and Exercise - Physio Coaching Academy Australia

Julia Cetnar

Julia's academic journey began at the University of Western Ontario, where she graduated with an Honours Specialization in Kinesiology and a minor in Rehabilitation Science. Her lifelong involvement in athletics and interest in healthcare then led her to study physiotherapy at McMaster University. Julia is currently an instructor with the McMaster Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program, Dr Mike Prebeg's Foundations in Functional Assessment course, and Dr Dan Wunderlich's Neurofunctional Acupuncture course. She is also an Adjunct Lecturer with the University of Toronto Physical Therapy Program, and editor of the Canadian Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Association's newsletter.

 

Continuing Education:

  • McMaster Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program

  • McMaster Acupuncture Advanced Sports Performance Practitioner

  • Meridians Dissection

  • Dr Mike Prebeg Elite NHL Mentorship Program

  • Skills in Hand Foundations in Functional Assessment

  • ACE Massage Cupping

  • FIT Institute Dry Needling for Management of Sports Injuries

  • AFCI Level 1

  • Manual Therapy Level 2

  • ALTIS Performance Therapy Program

  • APTEI Taping

  • Fowler-Kennedy Sports Medicine Clinic - The Unstable Shoulder

  • Soft Tissue Release

  • Sally Belanger & Dr Erin Boynton: Made to Move

  • Link Advanced Movement Mechanics - BASE

  • Credentialed Clinical Instructor - American Physical Therapy Association

  • Instagram


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