Meet Our Team

By offering an inclusive, holistic and person-centered approach, our goal is to allow each individual to flourish and attain a complete sense of well-being through recreation participation.

 

Our qualified and knowledgeable Recreation Therapists will assist you in reaching your goals by providing the necessary equipment, the tools, tips and support throughout the whole process.

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Tania Silletta

Founder and Director

Recreation Therapist

Certified Chair Yoga Instructor

Tania founded Bloom Therapeutic Recreation & Fitness in 2018 out of passion for inclusiveness in sports and recreation. Mrs. Silletta is also a part-time Faculty in the Therapeutic Recreation program at Algonquin College, Ottawa.​

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Wyatt Dolan

Recreation Therapy Consultant

Wyatt completed a diploma in Developmental Service Work and Therapeutic Recreation. He is currently a student at Brock University studying Recreation and Leisure.

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Kelsey Madge

Adaptive Physical Activity Specialist

Kelsey Completed her B.Sc. in Human Kinetics from St-Francis-Xavier University and an International Masters of Adaptive Physical activity from the University of Leuven in Belgium. She has been involved with a variety of programs involving individuals of all abilities in adaptive sports around the world.

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Caroline Acoca

Recreation Therapy Consultant

Caroline recently completed her Bachelor of Arts in Therapeutic Recreation. Prior to her University studies, she completed a College Diploma in English Literature as well as a certification in Personal Training.

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Natalie Fraser

Recreation Therapy Consultant

Natalie graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University in 2019 with a Bachelor of Kinesiology, and just recently graduated from the Therapeutic Recreation Post Graduate Diploma program at Algonquin College in August 2020. Natalie has obtained experience working in a variety of settings with different populations throughout her time as a student.

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Michelle Simpson

Recreation Therapy Consultant

Michelle graduated from York University with a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts and later completed a post-graduate certificate in Therapeutic Recreation from Georgian College. Michelle is a member of both Therapeutic Recreation Ontario (TRO) and Canadian Therapeutic Recreation Association (ATRA). 

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Amanda Smart

Recreation Therapy Consultant

Amanda completed her Bachelor of Arts in Therapeutic Recreation at Concordia University. Throughout her degree and professional experience, she has had the pleasure of working with children with Autism, older adults with Dementia, adolescents, individuals with Cerebral Palsy as well as patients recovering from stroke and other physical/cognitive impairments.

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Keisha Lewis

Recreation Therapy Consultant

Keisha earned her Bachelor’s degree from Concordia University in 2019 with a specialization in Therapeutic Recreation, and a special interest in behavioural health and community inclusion. She is a member of Therapeutic Recreation Ontario (TRO) delivering therapeutic recreation services to a diverse group of clientele, weaving the concept of wellness into every aspects of the therapeutic process. 

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Jamie Bell

Recreation Therapy Consultant

Jamie has completed her Child and Youth Worker Advanced Diploma, Recreation and Leisure Diploma as well as Post Graduate Certificate in Therapeutic Recreation. In addition, she has completed trainings in Seniors Fitness instructor, chair yoga, and Heart wise.