Beriah Chandoo, is a qualified Occupational Therapist, graduating from the University of Alberta, in 2003 and with over 18 years of clinical experience. Beriah has current registration in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COT-BC), and is a member of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT) and World Federation of Occupational Therapists.
I have enjoyed roles as both a clinician in London, England and as a lecturer in pediatric occupational therapy at Oxford-Brookes University, Oxford, England. I have held various professional practice roles with the Royal College of Occupational Therapists, the British Association of Occupational Therapy and UK registering body. I have worked in public and private rehabilitation settings and have specialized in recent years in the area of vocational rehabilitation, functional capacity assessing, cognitive functional capacity assessing, and cost of future care evaluations of individuals with various orthopedic, spinal cord, and neurological disabilities.
In addition to my professional and clinical experience, I have acted as an independent expert Occupational Therapist for plaintiff and defense legal cases and have provided expert testimony in The Supreme Court of British Columbia on their behalf. I have completed over 350 individual functional capacity assessments, cost of future care analyses, and medical file reviews since 2018. I have been accepted into the Supreme Court of British Columbia as an occupational therapist certified in the evaluation of functional capacity and cost of future care analysis.
As a 250hr RYT and an avid runner and hiker, I enjoy the outdoors of the sea to sky corridor and exploring the trails and beaches with my 2 year-old rescue dog.