Who we are

Kathie and Jan

Dynamic Balance / Who we are

    Kathie Brown, MSc, OT (Reg NS), Somatic Movement Educator (SME)(ISMETA) (she/her)

    As an Occupational Therapist with twenty-five years of experience serving babies, children, and families in home, school, and clinical settings, Kathie Brown specializes in child development and movement education. Kathie is certified in Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Treatment (NDT), Sensory Integration, and Embodied Developmental Movement. She is certified as a Somatic Movement Educator (Reg ISMETA-International Somatic Movement Education and Therapy Association) through the School for Body-Mind Centering®. Play and movement are central to Kathie’s approach, and a lifetime of study and training in eastern and western somatic practices fuels her ongoing curiosity.

    Jan Cressman, Counselling Psychotherapist, MA, CCC (she/her)

    Jan Cressman is certified as a Counselling Psychotherapist through the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. Jan has worked as a psychotherapist serving children, adolescents, adults, couples and families for over 30 years. In addition, Jan provides mindfulness-based supervision and support for people in the helping professions, working with clients individually as well as in groups. The foundation of Jan’s present-centered, non-judgmental approach is informed by her education in Contemplative Counselling Psychology (Naropa University), along with many years of self-exploration and discovery. Over the years Jan has taught meditation to groups in North America and Europe, and provided individual meditation instruction to many.

    Working Together

    We are life partners and partners in serving the community through Dynamic Balance.


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