Our Team

A Little Bit About Us

We work on self-esteem by providing a relaxing, supportive environment with knowledgeable, friendly staff who follow a “can-do” philosophy!

Linette Lahey

BScPT

Linette is a Physiotherapist and co-owner of Calgary Youth Physiotherapy Ltd. Her passion for physio is evident in her treatment philosophy and vision for the clinic. Her professional interests include sports injuries (high knowledge of gymnastics), posture, paediatric orthopaedic and neurodevelopmental conditions. Linette has trained in paediatric vestibular rehabilitation and has completed her Cuevas Medek Exercises (CME) level 1 training. Her combined experience and training make for a robust skill set, which she loves to share with CYP clients. When she’s not at the clinic, Linette is on the move – enjoying running, walking, traveling and spending time with her family.

Keltie Wattie

BScKin, MScPT

Keltie is a Physiotherapist and co-owner of Calgary Youth Physiotherapy Ltd. Keltie holds a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and a Master of Science in Physical Therapy, she has also completed training in medical acupuncture and dry needling, as well as paediatric vestibular rehabilitation. At the clinic Keltie enjoys assessing and treating children and adults with sports injuries, orthopaedic, neurological and developmental conditions. A long time Highland dancer herself – Keltie has special interest in dance related injuries. She continues to be involved in the Highland dance community as a teacher, and judge at dance competitions. Keltie, her husband and two kids love to keep physically active. You may find them skiing, running or anywhere near a beach enjoying water sports!

Amy Fernandes

BMR(PT)

Amy joined the CYP team in early 2013. After graduating from the University of Manitoba, Amy worked in a private setting in the area of orthopaedics and sports medicine. She also worked with preschool-aged children with neurological impairments and developmental delays in preschool and home settings. Amy has completed training in medical acupuncture/dry needling/manual therapy and spinal manipulation, toe walking and the paediatric vestibular system. Amy had always known she wanted to work with children and has had a great passion for it. As a former gymnast and gymnastics coach, she understands the demands sports and everyday life can have on the body and loves to help children and teens meet those demands with healthy bodies. When not in the clinic, Amy can be found spending time with her daughter Mara and can also be seen hiking, running, golfing or reading a good book.

Morgan McDonald

BScKin, MPHTY

Morgan was born and raised in Calgary and grew up participating in many competitive sports such as badminton, soccer, running, volleyball and golf. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Alberta and then her Master of Physiotherapy from the University of Sydney in Australia. Since graduating, Morgan has worked as a physiotherapist in private practice settings in the area of orthopaedics and sports medicine. She joined the CYP team in the summer of 2012. Morgan enjoys working with children and adults of all ages with a variety of orthopaedic and neurological conditions. She has also gone on to complete training in dry needling and medical acupuncture as well as obtaining her Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist designation (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Medical Certification. In her spare time, Morgan enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children as well as running, golfing, skiing and keeping up her fitness. Morgan continues to strive to help patients of all ages reach their fitness and injury prevention objectives by looking at the whole body and taking a hands-on approach to her treatments. 

Tracy Banister

MScPT

Tracy joined the CYP team in 2016. Since graduating from the University of Alberta, Tracy has worked in adult private practice, on the Neuro team at the Foothills hospital, and at the CYP clinic. Tracy has also completed training in medical acupuncture and dry needling. Tracy has always been passionate about working with the paediatric population, spending eight years teaching children dance and now continues to work with children at the CYP clinic. In her spare time, Tracy enjoys snowboarding, dance, golf, summertime on Mara Lake, and spending time with her family! Tracy believes that physical activity is the key to health and enjoys helping patients of all ages reach their physical goals.

Megan Arneson

BSc, MPT

Megan joined the CYP team in 2016. After graduating from the University of Sydney in Australia in 2013, Megan has worked in both an adult and paediatric private practice and acute hospital settings. Megan has gone on to complete her certification in Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), lower level dry needling, orthodiv level 1 training and McKenzie Part A. When she is not at work, she can be found in the mountains exploring, and planning her next travel adventure.

Andrea Ginter

BScKin, MScPT

Andrea has worked in private practice in the areas of orthopaedics, sports medicine and paediatrics since 2015. She is certified to perform functional dry needling, has completed training in vestibular rehabilitation and concussion management, and is progressing through the levels of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy.  Andrea works at our north clinic and enjoys helping patients of all ages. She provides treatment with a focus on manual therapy, corrective exercise and injury prevention. Andrea has also trained in karate and swimming and worked as a professional dancer. She holds a BSc Kinesiology from the University of Calgary and MSc Physiotherapy from the University of Alberta.

Kajal Patel

BScKin, MPthyST

Kajal joined the CYP team in 2013. After graduating from the University of Queensland in Australia, Kajal worked in both paediatric and adult private practice settings in the areas of orthopaedic, neurological and developmental physiotherapy. Kajal has gone on to complete her certification in dry needling/acupuncture. Most recently she completed a course called R2P regarding Management of Post Concussion Syndrome. Kajal has a passion for working with children of all ages with interest in musculoskeletal conditions, developmental delay and injury prevention. Kajal strongly believes that everyone should have the opportunity to participate in physical activity and is excited to be involved in helping children and adults achieve this goal. Kajal enjoys skiing, golfing and running.

Jane Mummery

Office Manager

Jane is our office manager and full time front desk staff member at our South Location. She is friendly, organized and always happy to help our visitors and patients.

Debi Tetz

Office Administrator

Calgary Youth Physiotherapy welcomed Debi to the team in November 2015 as the north clinic Office Administrator. After a career in advertising, Debi was looking for a change and CYP was the perfect fit.

Now that her two boys are all grown up, Debi and her husband are empty nesters who enjoy spending time with friends. Debi volunteers for several charities and cheers on her beloved Blue Jays, Flames and Stampeders at every opportunity.

Milk chocolate and some good reality TV are Debi’s guilty pleasures. No need to ask Debi if she takes cream in her coffee… she’s never taken a sip!

Bhanupriya Pathak

BScPT

Currently on maternity leave

Bhanupriya has worked as a physiotherapist since she graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in India in 2008. Priya has worked in paediatric and adult physiotherapy, but paediatrics is her passion. Along the way, she has taken a variety of professional courses including Neuro-developmental Treatment (NDT) and Sensory Integration Therapy (SI). Priya moved to Canada in 2015 and started working as a Physical Therapist at CYP in 2018. She strongly believes in teamwork and encourages children to reach their maximum potential. Priya enjoys cooking and hiking with her family.

Leah Wetter

BScPT

Currently on maternity leave

Leah joined the team at CYP in 2015 and has worked as a paediatric physiotherapist for over ten years working with children with a variety of neurological, developmental and orthopaedic conditions. Along the way, she has taken a variety of professional courses in Neuro-developmental Treatment (NDT), Vestibular Rehabilitation and Kinesiotaping in paediatrics. When she isn’t working, Leah is kept busy running after her four children Kai, Maya, Freya and Finn. Along with her husband Patrick, her family enjoys camping, hiking, yoga, cross-country skiing and travelling.

Tammy Darby

PT, BSc, MScPT, CAFCI

Tammy joined the CYP team in 2011. After graduating from the University of Alberta with her Master of Physical Therapy degree Tammy has worked in both the school and the private clinic setting, working with both adults and children of all ages. Tammy recently returned to Calgary after living in Hong Kong where she worked in a private paediatric clinic. Tammy has gone on to complete her medical acupuncture training. Tammy loves working with children of all ages with a variety of both neurological and orthopaedic conditions. She is passionate in ensuring that her clients and their families work together as a team to have the best possible outcomes. Tammy continues to strive to ensure all her patients achieve their physiotherapy goals by providing a hands-on and whole-body approach. In her spare time Tammy loves spending time with her family, as well as hiking, golfing, snowboarding and planning the next travel adventure.

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