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Melanie Geroche Recreation Therapist


Melanie is a Recreation Therapist. She is empathetic, attentive, and patient with her clients. Her focus is on creating an inclusive and supportive space for those she helps. Her goal is           to empower individuals, enabling them to lead fulfilling                 lives.

                    She is offering “walk and talks” and small group                             community outings. Melanie has lived mental         

                      health and trauma experience making her

                       empathetic towards others’ struggles and


                       Melanie has lived all over the GTA but has found a

                       home in Hamilton. She loves her dog Maple and

                     adores all animals. In her recreation and leisure

                   time, she enjoys photography, listening and playing

                music, dancing, meditating, painting, hiking, playing

            video games, and watching TV and movies.

Melanie has worked in a variety of settings such as municipalities, elementary schools, long-term care facilities, and within the community. Melanie has a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Communications. Certificates in Crisis Intervention from Distress Centre Halton, Peer Support from Women’s Centre of Hamilton, and Domestic Violence Risk Assessment and Management from Western University. She also regularly volunteers at the Distress Centre Halton.

Melanie's life is a mix of creativity, compassion, and community spirit. She enjoys seeing the people she supports grow and learn new capabilities and talents along the way.



Approaches to Therapy

  • 1-1 Life Skills / Goal Planning

  • Empowerment and Encouragement 

  • Client-centered 

  • Peer Support

  • Motivational interviewing


Areas of Focus

  • Community Care 

  • Peer Support 

  • Recreation Therapy 



  • Individual session (Please Contact) 

  • Group Rate (Please Contact) 

Melanie is accepting new clients! Get in touch 


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