Bringing together the best in concussion care.
ACC represents the realization of our vision to bring the highest standard of comprehensive, inter-disciplinary care to the service of concussion rehabilitation. Our team is made up of concussion specialists trained in sport and exercise medicine, health psychology, neuropsychology, occupational therapy, athletic therapy, and neurophysiotherapy.
Dr. Cirelle Rosenblatt, R.Psych., CIC
Clinical Director & Director of Neuropsychology
With over 20 years of experience in health psychology and rehabilitation neuropsychology, Dr. Rosenblatt leveraged the experience from her inpatient and outpatient stroke and brain-injury work in the New York area, building out a collaborative model to deliver the expert rehabilitation services at ACC.
Dr. Rosenblatt completed her Ph.D. in Health Psychology with a specialization in Neuropsychology in N.Y.C. and is also the founder & director of Vancouver Clinical Neuropsychology Services. She moved to B.C. with her family in 2003.
The ACC team take pride in adhering to best practice standards and providing the best in evidence-based concussion care.
Meet the full team
Jo graduated from Charles Sturt University in Australia with Master of Psychology (Clinical). Her interest in the field of concussion has grown into a passion. Jo enjoys being part of a team that can reduce the effects of mild traumatic brain injury through evidence-based treatments.
Dr. Sam Gutman
Dr Gutman graduated from the University of Western Ontario School of Medicine. He has been a practicing emergency physician working in trauma in hospitals across Vancouver.
Founder / Physiotherapist
Pauline is the founding Physiotherapist of ACC and graduated with a BSc. of Physiotherapy from Queen Margaret College in Edinburgh. Pauline brings a wealth of experience to ACC to establish the highest standards of vestibular, ocular-motor and neuro-physiotherapy to our patients.
Hilary completed her Masters of Physiotherapy at the University of Manitoba. Her interest in concussion developed early on as an athlete and has grown throughout her career as a Physiotherapist.
Jack graduated with a BSc. of Physiotherapy from Brighton University and is currently working towards his BC registration. Jack has a passion for neurology, musculoskeletal and sports Physiotherapy.
Maggie graduated with Masters of Physical Therapy from Curtin University. Maggie developed her passion for neurology whilst working for a non-profit organization helping those with brain injuries. She is particularly fascinated by human physiology and the potential for recovery and growth.
Patrick graduated with BSc (Hons) of Physiotherapy from the University of Bradford. He developed an interest in concussion after working as the team physiotherapist with professional sports teams.
Billy graduated with a BSc. (Hons) in Sports Rehabilitation & Athletic Therapy, at the Institute of Technology, Carlow, Ireland. Billy is interested in helping athletes and active populations safely return to pre injury activity levels through graded progressions after sustaining a concussion.
Mat graduated with a Bachelor of Kinesiology from UBC then relocated to Calgary to pursue Athletic Therapy at Mount Royal University. He is passionate about guiding patients through individual-based rehabilitation exercises to promote a safe return to both activities of daily life and sport.
Melissa graduated with a Master of Science - Occupational Therapy degree from the University of Toronto. Her interest in brain injury developed during her undergraduate degree in Psychology at UBC and whilst working in Toronto rehab centres. She is dedicated to helping people return to activities they want, need, and love to do!
Mallory graduated with a Bachelors of Kinesiology from UBC in 2012. She enjoys working with individuals who have had concussion and helping them to return to their pre-injury activity levels.
Abby graduated from the University of Plymouth, UK, with a BSc. in Psychology with Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies. She is especially interested in the effects of concussive injury on physical, cognitive, and emotional functioning.
Kirsten is currently completing a certificate in Patient Safety and Quality Management at the University of Calgary. She enjoys helping patients navigate care with the greatest amount of ease.
Clinic Therapy Dog
Marley is our friendly Clinic Therapy Dog in training. She loves meeting new people if they're up for it. She's now a bit bigger than the photo suggests but still just as adorable.