Our Team

Our Story

Eunice and Carolyn are two occupational therapists who created Watermelon Paediatric Occupational Therapy. Here at Watermelon OT, we are passionate about delivering high-quality occupational therapy services to children of all ages and abilities in a fun, meaningful and accessible way. We believe that occupational therapy can be beneficial to so many children – whether it is improving your child’s printing skills, or expanding the food repertoire of your picky eater! We utilize a collaborative, family-centred approach by working closely with families to establish OT goals and develop individualized treatment plans that are tailored to meet your child’s unique needs. We aim to empower you and your child to support them in reaching their fullest potential. We can’t wait to meet you and your family!

Our Team

Carolyn Chan, Registered Occupational Therapist

Carolyn has over 7 years of experience working with school-aged children of all abilities. Carolyn is passionate about helping kids develop fine motor skills and self-help skills; she believes these are essential daily life skills that children will bring with them into adulthood! Carolyn maintains up-to-date on best practices in paediatric occupational therapy, and uses a collaborative, strengths-based approach in providing therapy. Carolyn is formally trained in Handwriting Without Tears and The Learn, Play, Thrive Approach to Autism. Carolyn has a Masters of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Western University, and an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Toronto.

Eunice Fung, Registered Occupational Therapist

Eunice has over 6 years of experience working with children of all ages. She enjoys working with preschool and school-aged children to promote their learning and development. Eunice is formally trained in Handwriting Without Tears, Feeding Therapy (Melanie Potock – “It’s Not Just About Swallowing”), and NDT for ASD: Neuro-Developmental Treatment for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. She is always looking to expand her knowledge on evidence-based best practices. Eunice received her Masters of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Toronto and had previously studied Biology and Linguistics at McMaster University.

Evelyn So, Registered Occupational Therapist

Evelyn is passionate in supporting infants, preschoolers, and school-aged children to do all the things that little ones enjoy most, from crawling to eating to playing! Evelyn is especially interested in early development and feeding, and believes that a whole-family approach is needed to address these complex skills. Evelyn is formally trained in Feeding Therapy (Melanie Potock – “It’s Not Just About Swallowing”),  SOS Approach to Feeding, and Handwriting Without Tears, and is always looking to expand her knowledge on evidence-based best practices. Evelyn received her Masters of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Queen’s University and an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Linguistics from the University of Toronto.

Verena Mikhail, Registered Occupational Therapist

Verena has experience working with toddlers, children, and adults with diverse needs within a variety of clinical settings. She is passionate about using a play-based, individualized therapy approach to enable children to engage in meaningful activities as each child has their own unique strengths and interests. She enjoys collaborating with children and their families to address occupation-focused goals in the areas of handwriting, fine motor skills, gross motor skills, and social-emotional development. Verena is devoted to being a life-long learner and continues to seek professional development opportunities to expand her knowledge and clinical skills. She is formally trained in Handwriting Without Tears and the SOS Approach to Feeding. Verena completed her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy at the University of Toronto. She also has an Honours Bachelor of Life Sciences with a specialization in Mental Health from the University of Toronto.

Cecilia Wu, Board Certified Behaviour Analyst

Cecilia has over 7 years of experience working with children and youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and other diagnoses. She holds a Master’s of Applied Disability Studies degree with a specialization in Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) from Brock University and an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Mental Health Studies and Linguistics from the University of Toronto. Cecilia is skilled with conducting functional behaviour assessments, skill-based assessments, and developing individualized and group-based programming. She is passionate about working with children to promote communication, social skills and functional life skills. Cecilia values the importance of working closely with families to ensure the best outcome for long term success.

Paul Yoo, Registered Occupational Therapist

Paul is an occupational therapist with 5 years of experience working with youth and individuals of all ages and abilities. He is also a postdoctoral fellow working in the Pediatric Neuroinflammatory Disorders Program at SickKids Hospital. He received his Doctoral Degree in Rehabilitation Science and Masters of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy from McGill University, Montreal. His research focuses on lifestyle outcomes and environmental/contextual factors that can improve health outcomes in children with Multiple Sclerosis and other disabilities/chronic illnesses. As a part of his research, he developed the Child Community Health Inclusion Index (CHILD-CHII) and incorporates the use of standardized assessments, clinical observations, and collaboration with the children and their families to deliver evidence-based and client-centred therapy. He is an amateur coffee enthusiast, avid injured runner, and a commuting bookworm.