Vanessa is a bubbly person with a BA in Therapeutic Recreation specializing in children and youth, mental health, and diverse abilities. Prior to Whytecliff, Vanessa was working with children and youth in a non-profit clinic as a Recreation Therapist where she used the youth’s skills and interests in recreation and leisure to improve their overall health and well-being. Vanessa is a believer in the power of play both professionally and personally. Vanessa can be found on the soccer field as defender, in the forest exploring, swimming in lakes and pools or spending time with her pets. Vanessa is excited and proud to be a member of the Whytecliff family.