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Children's Therapy & Family Resource Centre

The Children’s Therapy & Family Resource Centre is located in Kamloops, B.C. The centre is a non-profit agency and has been owned and operated by the Thompson Nicola Family Resource Society since 1991. We are proud to be CARF accredited. Our centre is governed by a board of directors, consisting of both parents and community members, who are responsible for the agency’s overall operation.

Cynthia Hunter - Use Play To Achi...

Cynthia Hunter is a physiotherapist at the Children’s Therapy & Family Resource Centre. The physiotherapists at the Children’s Therapy Centre use exercise as a base but primarily focus on play when working with children. Play is a child’s work.

Jennifer Persello - Joy Being Aro...

Jennifer Persello is an occupational therapist at the Children’s Therapy & Family Resource Centre. Ever since Jennifer was a child, she’s found so much joy being around children. In this video Jennifer explains how children are full of love.

Leesa Gilliland - Becoming Who We...

Leesa Gilliland works in supported child development at the Children’s Therapy & Family Resource Centre. The Children’s Therapy Centre has established itself to be a family centered environment for children and families in the community. Leesa ex...

Mary-Ellen Everatt - What Is The ...

Mary-Ellen Everatt is the executive director at the Children’s Therapy & Family Resource Centre. The Children’s Therapy Centre is a non-profit agency that works with families and children age 0-19. The agency provides therapy, services and suppor...

Lori Davies - Autism At Its Core

Lori Davies is an autism screening professional at the Children’s Therapy & Family Resource Centre. At its core, autism is a social communication disorder. Speech pathologists play a central role in helping children communicate, understand their en...

Liz Garner - Coaching The Family

Liz Garner is a speech therapist at the Children’s Therapy & Family Resource Centre. The staff see their role as coaching families to use their strategies throughout their daily routines. The centre also supports outside community caregivers, inclu...

Gary Unser - Behavior Management

Gary Unser is the behavior manager at the Children’s Therapy & Family Resource Centre. Children typically have challenges with behavior for four reasons: to escape, to avoid, gain attention or for self stimulation. Gary works with children to find ...

Marla Harker - Learning About You...

Marla Harker and her son are clients of the Children’s Therapy & Family Resource Centre. In this video Marla shares her son’s health complications. She recognized something was wrong with her son at a young age and is still seeking his diagnosis.